Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

HP acquires U.K.-based OneFlow Systems

HP has announced an agreement to acquire OneFlow Systems, a leading provider of cloud-based print workflow solutions based in the United Kingdom. “The acquisition continues HP’s focus on delivering industry-leading solutions to customers and commercial printers using HP presses, HP Indigo and HP PageWide Industrial,” said the OEM. OneFlow Systems has been an important HP … Read more →

EFI and Memjet partner for faster digital production

Electronics For Imaging (EFI­­ – Freemont, California) and Memjet (San Diego, California) have established a new partnership to bring ultra-fast, high-quality EFI Fiery Digital Front Ends (DFEs) to the growing portfolio of Memjet DuraLink digital inkjet production solutions. EFI’s development of Fiery DFE solutions for printers featuring DuraLink technology means that Memjet OEM customers will … Read more →

Heidelberg North America hosts over 100 customers at its Productivity Through Connectivity event

Over 100 customers visited Heidelberg’s North American headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia for its Productivity Through Connectivity event June 20, 2019. The day-long event focused on the digital transformation within the printing industry and how it impacts printers’ productivity. The event kicked off with an insightful presentation on the effects digitalization has had on print shops … Read more →

SwissQprint expands with the opening of a new Ink Laboratory

SwissQprint (Kriessern, Switzerland), whose core business is the development and manufacturing of large-format digital printers (with their mechanics, control systems and software all taking shape under one roof), has now added a start-of-the-art Ink Laboratory at its headquarters and employed experienced ink specialists to oversee its ink research and development. “This expansion of our competence … Read more →

New government funds now available for hiring youth – with July 26 deadline

Here, Elliot Schiller, Graphic Arts Magazine government funding columnist and a Director at Toronto’s Teeger Schiller Incorporated (a firm specializing in government funding and systems selection and implementation), examines the recently announced Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) Program. His clients receive over $5 million annually to support ongoing business innovation. Please e-mail, visit … Read more →

Xerox unveils Baltoro HF Inkjet Press with automated intelligence

Xerox’s new Baltoro HF Inkjet Press is a cut-sheet production press that enables clients to print high-volume, transactional work, high-quality direct mail and catalogues on a single press with superior image quality and productivity, said the OEM. The Baltoro HF is Xerox’s first press using this particular platform. “We engineered the Baltoro HF by leveraging … Read more →

Agfa launches SPIR@L technology for heatset and coldset printing

SPIR@L is Agfa Graphics’ latest patented screening technology that replaces traditional dots with alternative shapes to increase print quality while reducing production costs. It’s the latest addition to Agfa’s ECO³ program, which focuses on “economy, ecology and extra convenience.” Applicable to both commercial and newspaper printing, it makes it possible to hold dots from press … Read more →

Drytac releases free Retail Insiders’ Guide

Drytac (Bristol, UK), a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format printing and signage markets, has compiled a free, downloadable guide to help businesses save time and money when creating retail graphics. Available via the recently revamped website, its Graphic Solutions for Retail & Hospitality Environments guide looks at the constantly evolving … Read more →

New Two Sides’ free downloadable survey reveals consumers’ ongoing love for paper and print

The results of a new survey commissioned by Two Sides North America (Chicago, Illinois) has revealed key insights into the public’s perceptions and attitudes towards print and paper across Canada and the U.S. Carried out by independent research company Toluna, consumers from across Canada (1,044) and the U.S. (2,094) were surveyed on environmental topics and … Read more →