Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Sign Expo Canada set for this weekend at the International Centre

Sign Expo Canada is the Sign Association of Canada’s national tradeshow that attracts professionals from around the world to see the latest technology, products and services that the Canadian sign industry has to offer. The annual event will take place once again at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Show times are Friday, September 20 … Read more →

Epson introduces SureColor F6370 Dye-Sublimation Printer

Epson America (Long Beach, California) has unveiled its next-generation SureColor F6370 44-inch Dye-Sublimation Inkjet Printer. Featuring speeds up to 680 square feet per hour, the new printer quickly produces high-quality images for promotional products, soft signage, cut-and-sew fabrics and more. Designed for ease-of-use, the intuitive SureColor F6370 comes equipped with new Epson Edge Print workflow … Read more →

Paragraph earns a place on the Growth 500 list as one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies

Montréal-based Paragraph Incorporated, a print and digital communications specialist, has joined an elite group of the country’s most prosperous, dynamic and largest companies with its elevation into the ranks of the Growth 500 Fastest-Growing Companies in Canada (formerly known as the PROFIT 500). Growth 500 ranks Canada’s fastest-growing private and public companies based on five-year … Read more →

Monson recognized as a 2019 Most Admired CEO

The Dallas Business Journal recently named Catherine Monson, CEO of Fastsigns International, as a 2019 Most Admired CEO. The 20 North Texas CEO honourees this year come from a range of industries including architecture, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, real estate, technology and transportation. The publication created The Most Admired CEO Awards in 2018 to recognize executives … Read more →

Tilia Labs launches Aries step-and-repeat technology for label printers

Tilia Labs (Ottawa, Ontario), a leading developer of planning, imposition and artificially intelligent automation software solutions for the printing and graphic communications industries, will launch a new solution at Labelexpo (Brussels, Belgium, September 24 – 27) “that dramatically reduces time and costs in label production.” Tilia Aries is a cross-platform step-and-repeat tool for label printers … Read more →

Registration opens for U.S. Digital Textile Printing Conference

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA – Fairfax, Virginia) and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) have partnered to produce the Fourth Annual Digital Textile Printing Conference, taking place December 11 and 12, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina. Registration for the two-day event is now open online. Early-bird registration is in effect … Read more →

DSM, Royal HaskoningDHV and CEAD design first lightweight 3D-printed bridge protoype using FRP

Netherlands-based Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and DSM have announced that they’ve partnered to design the world’s first lightweight, 3D-printed FRP pedestrian bridge prototype using a composite material that consists of a glass-filled thermoplastic PET (Arnite), and is combined with continuous glass fibres that are added in the 3D-printing process. This unique combination offers high strength with … Read more →

Forty-one “RED HOT” technologies to be showcased at PRINT 19

Attendees at the PRINT 19 tradeshow in Chicago (McCormick Place North, October 3-5) will discover a wide variety of new technologies and solutions presented by this year’s exhibitors on the show floor. This year’s RED HOT Technology recipients include 41 products and solutions from 22 exhibitors. A complete list of the companies and products recognized … Read more →

Avanti wins three Red Hot Technology Awards from PRINT 19

Toronto’s Avanti Computer Systems, a leader in Print MIS solutions, has announced that three of its most recent innovations have earned “Red Hot” Technology Awards in conjunction with the PRINT 19 tradeshow and conference. They’ll be displayed at the company’s PRINT 19 exhibit (booth 436) from October 3 – 5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. “The … Read more →

PrintlQ’s partnership with Ryerson University paying off

PrintIQ, a multinational group of companies employing more than 40 staffers in 5 countries – including Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and the UK – has partnered with Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM). The school, located in the Heidelberg Centre in downtown Toronto, is Canada’s only degree-granting program for the printing … Read more →

Mehringer is new Chief Information Officer at Fastsigns International

Fastsigns International (Carrollton, Texas), a franchisor of more than 700 locations in 9 countries worldwide, has appointed Shayne Mehringer as the company’s new Chief Information Officer (CIO). Mehringer is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) who began his career with IBM and brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience – with an extensive background in … Read more →

Scholarships awarded to 68 students at five Canadian schools

Canadian Print Scholarships has announced that 68 new and returning students at five schools nationwide have been selected to receive national scholarships for the 2019/2020 academic year valued at $1,500 each. These students met the minimum academic requirements necessary to qualify for the awards in either their first or subsequent years, in one of the … Read more →