Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Lamp Express releases new UV metre to determine lamp health

Lamp Express (Morganton, North Carolina) has rolled out its new UV metre – The Lextractor – that makes it much easier to read a UV metre. “Users no longer need to decipher cryptic numbers that deal with milliwatts, millijoules and other complex scientific language,” said the OEM. “Instead, The Lextractor simply shows you the health … Read more →

Dscoop Edge Orlando to be rescheduled to a later date

The Dscoop Global Board has decided to reschedule its Edge Orlando 2020 event set for March 29 to April 1 in Orlando, Florida to a later date that’s still to be determined. The Global Board is comprised of HP executives, Dscoop PSP members, and Dscoop leadership. The move was made following the latest information released … Read more →

SinaLite celebrates 21 years in business

Canadian trade-only printing leader SinaLite celebrated its 21st year in business (as of January, 2020)  with a special Open House celebration last week. Operating from its head office and production facility in Markham, Ontario and led by President Mike Meshkati and Vice Presdient Brian Meshkati, SinaLite has now partnered with over 10,000 businesses! In 1999, … Read more →

Managing Presses, Processes and People: The latest and greatest Print workflow software and CRM systems

If you’re wondering what a Print MIS (Management Information System) and a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system have in common, the answer is quite a lot, actually. The former allows you to communicate better with your in-shop hardware, departments and employees; the latter allows you to communicate better with your current and potential customers. Most … Read more →

The proven power of printed newsletters

Today’s internet provides an inexpensive way to reach and engage people one-on-one with timely, relevant and creative messages delivered directly to their inboxes. But the fact is that email is becoming a very crowded battleground. Yes, marketers and other companies (including commercial printers who can find the time and resources) still rely on email for … Read more →

Enfocus PitStop Pro 2020 and Server 2020 to be released in April

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 upcoming release of PitStop Pro and PitStop Server 2020 next month. Enfocus PitStop has long been the PDF quality and repair “go-to tool” for pre-press. “PitStop Pro and PitStop Server … Read more →

Sappi releases educational materials for creatives and marketers in fashion industry

Sappi North America (Boston, MA), part of a global company focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, paper pulp, paper-based and bio-refinery solutions to its customers in over 150 countries, has announced the launch of Verticals: Fashion Marketing – the second installment of the company’s educational series for marketers. The new guide focuses on the fashion … Read more →

Canadian Print Scholarships calls for donations amid huge rise in first-year student applications

The School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) at Toronto’s Ryerson University has experienced a significant increase in fist-year applications for the upcoming academic year. Since becoming a pilot program scholarship partner, GCM has increased its promotional efforts in partnership with Canadian Print Scholarships (Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund – CPISTF). This included representation at … Read more →

Specialized Marking Systems upgrades to Mark Andy Digital Pro Press

Specialized Marking Systems (Peterborough, Ontario), a leading Canadian converter, has upgraded its Mark Andy Digital One Press to a new Mark Andy Digital Pro engine to increase capacity and expand its overall digital label-printing business. The company was established in 1978 with one mission: to bring a high-quality print manufacturing facility to the Peterborough area … Read more →

Canon announces new eService Cost-Per-Use Program for its imagePrograf printers

Offering its authorized channel partners a free, user-friendly service that enhances the ability to deliver a Managed Print Service (MPS) solution for its large-format printers, Canon U.S.A. has officially launched its new eService Cost-Per-Use Program. Designed with usability in mind, this easy-to-use solution allows Canon’s authorized channel partners to remotely monitor their customers’ usage and … Read more →