Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Roland unveils VersaUV LEF2-300 Benchtop Flatbed Printer

Roland DGA (Irvine, California), a leading provider of wide-format printers, printer/cutters and other advanced digital imaging devices, has announced the launch of its new, compact, 30-inch VersaUV LEF2-300 Benchtop Flatbed Printer. This next-generation LEF2 boasts all the advanced features of the OEM’s 20-inch model released earlier this year, while also delivering 1.5 times the print … Read more →

Ellis Paper Box installs first KBA Duran Omega Allpro 90 Folder Gluer in North America

Canadian packaging and folding carton specialist Ellis Paper Box added a new Koenig & Bauer (KBA) Duran Omega Allpro 90 Folder Gluer – the first in North America – to its 60,000-sq.-ft. Mississauga, Ontario facility earlier this year to better serve its international pharmaceutical clients. “We’ve developed a successful reputation as one of the most … Read more →

Konica Minolta launches AccurioPress C83hc

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has introduced its new High Chroma digital production press, the AccurioPress C83hc. With its unique High Chroma toner covering an extended colour gamut, the press reproduces images that are difficult to achieve with standard CMYK toner, such as bright purples and vibrant greens, said the OEM. This creates brighter and … Read more →

Wisner joins Prime Data as Vice President of Business Development

Prime Data (Aurora, Ontario) has welcomed industry veteran Jim Wisner to its team as Vice President of Business Development. Wisner is highly respected in the printing and direct-marketing industries and has worked with clients across almost every vertical – including NFPs, financial, consumer goods and services, teclo and tech. His exceptional knowledge and expertise of … Read more →

Memjet unveils DuraFlex inkjet printing technology

Memjet has characterized its new DuraFlex inkjet printing technology as a modular, single-pass print solution that combines Memjet’s signature features of speed, simplicity and affordability with new attributes – such as enhanced durability, A4 and A3 plus widths in a four-colour printhead, a high-speed data path, and modules that control all printhead functions. Together, these … Read more →

Quark releases QuarkXPress 15.0.1

Quark (Denver, Colorado) has announced the availability of QuarkXPress 15.0.1, the first update to QuarkXPress 2019 page-layout software that was released July 9, 2019. Included in this update for QuarkXPress 2019 users are improvements to many customer-requested items relating to the following: Retina cursors on Mac. Cursors will no longer pixelate. They’ll be as sharp … Read more →

Second Annual Better with Less – Design Challenge now open for submissions

The Better with Less – Design Challenge, organized by Metsä Board (a European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards headquartered in Metsä, Finland) is now in its second year. The competition inspires graphic designers from around the globe to create more environmentally-friendly packaging solutions for e-commerce, cosmetics and food. Submissions can be made in four … Read more →

Pitney Bowes sells Software Solutions Business to Syncsort for $700 million

Pitney Bowes (Stamford, Connecticut), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of e-commerce, shipping, mailing, data, and financial services, has announced that it’s entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Software Solutions Business to Syncsort (Pearl River, New York) for $700 million (USD) in cash. The transaction is expected to … Read more →

Marketing and strengthening your brand through packaging

In this feature, Brampton-Ontario-based liquid paper explores how to boost your brand by utilizing custom boxes and personalized smart packaging solutions. The company produces high-quality custom boxes of any shape and size that can accommodate virtually any product. For more information please visit www.liquidprinter.com.  Packaging boxes represent a key element of any supply chain. They … Read more →

Heidelberg expands subscription service to include all consumables-related logistics operations

The German press manufacturer has reported that the first print shops to try the Heidelberg Subscription pay-per-use contract model are now seeing extremely positive results. A significant improvement in the productivity and performance of all customers already benefiting from subscription-based production, has led Heidelberg to further expand its subscription service. The company is now offering … Read more →