Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Epson to unveil Spectroscopic Camera to automate colour inspections

Seiko Epson Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) has developed a compact, lightweight spectroscopic camera that can be easily integrated into manufacturing lines. Epson said it will launch its first spectroscopic camera, one that captures light across the visible spectrum, in the 2020 fiscal year ending March, 2021. “Differences in colour can occur between products in different production … Read more →

APTech launches EDgage Magazine for higher education marketers

The Association for Print Technologies (APTech, Reston, Virginia), a leading association for print service providers and print manufacturers, has announced the launch of its newest publication, EDgage – a magazine for higher education marketers. The new magazine, which will be published quarterly, will delve into the unique challenges that higher education marketers face “as they … Read more →

Calgary printer boosts revenue with Inca SpyderX from Fujifilm

Anvy Digital (Calgary, Alberta), a leading large-format specialty printer, is now experiencing significant revenue growth after installing a new Inca SpyderX – a wide-format UV digital inkjet flatbed printer distributed exclusively throughout North America by Fujifilm. Founded in 2002, Anvy Digital is a leader in large-format digital print in Canada, and consistently invests in innovative … Read more →

Pantone’ reveals its Colour of the Year for 2020

Pantone, (Carlstadt, New Jersey), a provider of professional colour language standards and digital solutions, and X-Rite Incorporated, have announced that Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue has been selected as the Pantone Color of the Year for 2020, characterizing it as “a timeless and enduring hue, elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the … Read more →

Konica Minolta Canada hosts ReThink Print – its final showcase of the year

Konica Minolta Canada’s ReThink Print Innovation Showcase brought businesses, industry experts and students together to meet, network and share new ideas in printing. Konica Minolta was also excited to host some of the future members and leaders of our industry from Ryerson University’s Graphics Communication Management Program, as well as management and employees from Eva’s … Read more →

Ring joins W+D North America as EVP of Business Development

W+D North America (Lenexa, Kansas) has announced that digital printing industry veteran Michael Ring has joined the company as Executive Vice President of New Business Development. Reporting to President Shaun Kilfoyle, Ring brings proven management, sales, marketing and international business experience from a career spanning over 30 years. Starting at Xerox in 1988, he subsequently … Read more →

Enfocus releases Switch 2019 Fall and PitStop 2019 Update 1

Enfocus (Gent, Belgium), a leader in PDF quality control, advanced PDF editing and workflow automation for the printing and graphic arts industry, has announced the release of Switch 2019 Fall. This release includes Switch Designer improvements and many added features to the Switch Web Portal. The Remote Process element and the API have been improved, … Read more →

Domino strengthens service and support team as its digital printing business grows

Domino Digital Printing Solutions (Gurnee, Illinois) continues to invest in resources for its digital printing business with the appointments of several new industry professionals in service and support roles within North America. “We’re experiencing tremendous growth, installing Domino N610i Digital UV Inkjet Presses and K600i Digital UV Inkjet Printers at a remarkable rate,” said Mark … Read more →

Agfa’s UV LED inkjet inks for sign and display applications earn Greenguard Gold Certification

Agfa has announced that its Anuvia 1250 and 1551 inks, and its Anapurna 1200 and 1501 UV LED inkjet inks for sign and display printing, have earned Greenguard Gold certification in recognition of their environmental friendliness. The coveted certification is granted to products that meet some of the world’s most rigorous chemical emissions standards, helping … Read more →

Komcan strengthens its service team – again

Komcan Incorporated, the exclusive Komori dealer in Canada, has announced yet another addition to its growing service team with the hiring of George Webber as a Press Demonstrator – Service Technician. Webber spent the last 12 years in the industry as a press operator running a large 40-inch presses in Toronto. Earlier this year, Komori … Read more →

Impression Paragraph moves to Energy Elite Eco status with Agfa’s Arkana Platemaking System

Impression Paragraph (Ville Saint-Laurent, Quebec), a Canadian leader in global print solutions (offset, digital, large-format and finishing) as well as print marketing and print management services, has joined Agfa Graphics’ Energy Elite Eco initiative with the installation of an Agfa Arkana Smart Plate Processing System. Combining Agfa’s Energy Elite Eco Program with Arkana smart plate … Read more →