Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Prodigy Graphics supports student research project

Prodigy Graphics, a leading Canadian trade-only offset printing specialist established in 1976 and based in a 65,000-sq.-ft. facility in Vaughan, Ontario just north of Toronto, was asked recently by a group of students from Ryerson University’s School of Business Management if it would be willing to participate in the group’s business case study. “I was … Read more →

Crawford Technologies experiences record-breaking growth in 2014

Toronto-based Crawford Technologies (CrawfordTech) has announced its strongest year financially to date, with sales reaching $9.9 million with an overall growth rate of 10%. “Experiencing this solid growth is a testament to our rock-solid team and shows our relevancy in today’s market. The marketplace upheaval caused by new technologies such as high-speed inkjet, online statements, … Read more →

Pitney Bowes unveils new brand strategy and logo

Global technology company Pitney Bowes, known traditionally for its core mailing and shipping products and technology, has unveiled a new brand strategy and identity that it says is much more closely aligned to its business transformation strategy and vision first detailed back in May of 2013. “We’re not the same company we were several years … Read more →

Gibson joins Drytac Canada as Technical Services Manager

Drytac, an international manufacturer of adhesive-coated products, has announced that Brian Gibson has joined Drytac Canada as Technical Services Manager. Gibson holds a degree in marketing and sales from Humber College and has more than 25 years’ experience in the printing industry. As Technical Services Manager, he’ll be responsible for technical support and training for … Read more →

Landa whitepaper explores press operator user experience

Landa has released a new whitepaper “The Landa UX: Revolutionizing the Press Operator User Experience for Breakthrough Productivity.” The whitepaper explains why user experience (UX) has become such an important consideration for many industries – especially print. The paper explores how Landa has incorporated the latest 21st century UX design and touchscreen technology into its Landa … Read more →

Adobe announces new Digital Publishing Suite for sales

Adobe’s new Digital Publishing Suite for Sales Enablement solution allows companies to produce and deploy sales apps quicker using a set of pre-tested sales enablement features in Digital Publishing Suite (DPS). The solution includes the expertise of Adobe Consulting to help companies swiftly build engaging apps from start to finish using enterprise-grade technology that has … Read more →

AMSP/NAPL/NAQP re-brands to Epicomm

The association’s new name and logo were revealed during its recent Executive Leadership Summit in Las Vegas. The association was created on January 1, 2014, through the merger of the Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP), National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), and National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP) and has operated under the name … Read more →

ecoEnvelopes awarded sixth Conversion Patent

Minneapolis Minnesota-based ecoEnvelopes, a world leader in eco-friendly mailing solutions, has received a sixth U.S. Patent (issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) for its conversion envelope technology. The Conversion Envelope, also known as the Transformer, is part of ecoEnvelopes’ popular Recochet product line. This unique, innovative technology allows large-format mailers to send 6” … Read more →

Lexjet releases Sunset Photo Matte Paper

The latest inkjet paper in LexJet’s award-winning Sunset product line, Sunset Photo Matte Paper 280g, is “durable, high-quality, archival and economical” and the the latest addition to the Sunset line of photo, fine-photo, fine-art and canvas inkjet media available exclusively from LexJet. The smooth archival paper is ideal for fine-art reproduction, high-quality photo-art prints, photo … Read more →

Roland unveils Camm-1 GS-24 Desktop Cutter

Roland DGA has introduced its most advanced desktop cutter. The new Camm-1 GS-24 offers “increased cutting power, precision, several high-performance features, and unsurpassed reliability with an industry-best 3-year trouble-free warranty.” The GS-24’s build quality, redesigned cutting carriage and blade holder, 10x overlap cutting capability, and 350g of downforce (a 40% increase from its predecessor) allow … Read more →

Dalim launches Twist 7.5 production automation workflow

Dalim Software’s launch of Twist 7.5 is a significant update of its popular, established production automation workflow. The new features extend the software’s reach beyond its traditional print production and image workflows to support media production for brand enterprises. In doing so, production automation is expanded from business process management to final file processing – … Read more →