Sydney Stone releases Morgana AutoCreaser Pro XL to North American market

Print-finishing leader Sydney Stone (Mississauga, Ontario), Canada’s exclusive Morgana dealer, has announced the North American release of the Morgana AutoCreaser Pro XL. Featuring Morgana’s new Adaptive Process Control (APC) that monitors sheet feeding in an efficient, closed-loop process, the Pro XL “delivers outstanding performance and reliability’ and is specifically designed to handle the widest range … Read more →

Amid tributes, Canadian Print Scholarships establishes scholarship to honour industry leader Don Gain

The Board of Trustees at Canadian Print Scholarships (Toronto) is saddened by the recent death of 71-year-old industry veteran Don Gain on December 31, 2020, after an heroic battle with cancer. Gain was 71. The mission of the Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund (CPISTF) is to attract the brightest and best students available to … Read more →

Domino expands installations and service teams

Domino Digital Printing (Gurnee, Illinois) continues to grow its digital printing business by adding talent to support its growing customer base. Four professionals with over 60 years of combined industry experience and technical expertise have joined the OEM over the past several months in its Installations and Service departments. “Adding these talented individuals is a … Read more →

Two Sides’ new factsheet corrects environmental misconceptions about Canadian paper and paper-based packaging

The Canadian paper and paper-based packaging industries are among the most sustainable in the world – but there are still significant gaps between public perceptions and actual facts when it comes to related environmental topics such as forestry, greenhouse gas emissions and recycling, said the industry organization Two Sides North America. For example, a recent … Read more →

FSEA’s 28th Annual Gold Leaf Awards Competition calls for entries

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA – Topeka, Kansas) has officially opened its 28th Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition. The industry association invites companies in the finishing, printing, folding carton, greeting card and binding industries to submit their best work by Monday, March 8, 2021. “The FSEA Gold Leaf Awards are the industry … Read more →

Bar-Shany appointed Chairman of Highcon’s Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Highcon (Yavne, Israel), a leading manufacturer of digital cutting and creasing machines that cover a wide range of formats, substrates and applications, has approved the nomination of Alon Bar-Shany, former General Manager of HP Indigo, to the role of Chairman of the Board. During his tenure at HP Indigo as … Read more →

Colored by INX Can Design Contest now accepting submissions

The INX International Ink Company (Schaumburg, Illinois) is now accepting entries for its second annual Colored by INX Can Design Contest through to April 30, 2021. The event is open to brand owners, design agencies, marketers and others who used the INX Color Catalogue to produce a single commercial can design between January 1 and … Read more →

CJ Graphics holds another successful annual event raising $51,000 for charity

On December 16, 2020, Canada’s most award-winning commercial printer, CJ Graphics of Mississauga, Ontario, hosted its 13th annual CJ’s Skatepark & Learning Disabilities of Ontario (LDAO) fundraiser. The in-person event went online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was hosted by CJ Group of Companies President Jay Mandarino, along with iconic Canadian comedian … Read more →

Accraply releases Sirius 100 Labeling System

The new Sirius 100 range of pressure-sensitive labeling systems from global manufacturer Accraply is specifically designed to meet the modern demands of today’s fast-moving, highly flexible production lines, said the company – adding that it’s transformed technology-driven linear labeling of its high speed systems into “an extremely cost-effective single and twin-head labeling solution.” Features include … Read more →

Virtual Drupa opens exhibitor registration

Exhibitors can now register online for Virtual Drupa 2021 April 20 – 23, the world’s largest tradeshow for printing technologies originally planned as a live event April 20 – 28 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Free online registration for visitors will begin in March. The basic exhibitor package includes a presence in the Exhibition Space – with … Read more →

First DIA webinar of 2021 will explore how to move into packaging

Many printers, in order to survive in today’s challenging marketplace, are looking to add new revenue streams. One of the most promising is packaging print. But how can commercial printers move into this popular, growing sector? What technology will best expedite the switch in manufacturing – offset or digital? Should growth be through acquisitions or … Read more →