Quebec’s Solucan to install world’s first Tonejet Cyclone direct-to-pack digital beverage can printer

Solucan will install the world’s first Tonejet Cyclone direct-to-can digital printing system at the company’s new production facility in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Solucan is a new company that serves the ‘smaller’ beverage industry in Canada and the U.S. Its business model is built on just-in-time production, responsive client service and hyper-customization of print runs. The new … Read more →

DuPont announces 1,500th installation of its Cyrel FAST Thermal Flexographic Processing System

DuPont Advanced Printing (Wilmington, Delaware) is celebrating the installation of its 1,500th DuPont Cyrel FAST Thermal Flexographic Plate Processing System. “Nearly 20 years ago, DuPont revolutionized flexible packaging with the introduction of the first thermal flexographic plate and processing system, named FAST because of how quickly a plate could be processed and ready for press,” … Read more →

SGIA and NAPCO Media announce new Wide-Format Summit in April

SGIA and NAPCO Media have announced its new Wide-Format Summit, a hosted invitation-only conference to be held April 20 – 22, 2020, at the Hyatt Lost Pines in Austin, Texas. The event will be co-located with the 8th annual Inkjet Summit and will share networking functions, evening receptions and dinners, and will have its own … Read more →

FSEA and PaperSpecs release Foil Cheat Sheet print-decorating reference for designers

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA – Topeka, Kansas) and online graphics hub PaperSpecs (Palo Alto, California) have released the Foil Cheat Sheet, a metallic foil decorating reference for graphic designers. The Foil Cheat Sheet contains a section detailing and illustrating each of the following techniques and materials: Hot Foil Stamping, Cold Foil Transfer, … Read more →

Freek takes on new responsibilities at Heidelberg Canada

Last February, The Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund (CPISTF) appointed 35-year printing industry veteran Ken Freek to Executive Director of Outreach and Partner Relations. Freek now has a new role at Heidelberg Canada promoting Subscription Sales Support, as the company introduces the popular Heidelberg Subscription Model to Canadian printers. Through its subscription model, Heidelberg … Read more →

Tilia Labs introduces Tilia Cloud at Print 19

At the Print 19 Tradeshow in Chicago October 3-5, Ottawa’s Tilia Labs (a leading developer of planning, imposition, and artificially intelligent automation software solutions for the printing and graphic arts industries) will unveil its new technology platform for the first time in booth 327 in the North Hall. Designed to support and facilitate the opportunities … Read more →

Landa VIP event celebrates global rollout of S10 and S10P Presses

Landa Digital Printing held an exclusive VIP event recently at its headquarters in Rehovot, Israel that showcased the full capabilities of its Landa S10 Nanographic Printing Press, as well as its Landa S10P (with Perfector) Nanographic Printing Press, while updating attendees on the global roll-out of these presses. It also used the event to reveal … Read more →

HP Indigo and Agfa introduce variable-design solution for brand protection and security printing

HP Indigo and Agfa have partnered and announced a variable-design security solution for brand protection and security printing. HP Indigo Secure Studio Powered by Agfa creates “unique” graphic designs with virtually endless variations. The designs are not only secure and protect against counterfeiting and diversion, but also blend seamlessly with the original design without compromising … Read more →

The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsmen closes after nearly a century

One of our industry’s most valued, philanthropic and hard-working organizations is closing after almost 100 years of dedicated service. Established in 1919, The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsmen, a division of the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen (IAPHC), has made what it calls “a difficult decision.” A letter from President Bill Kidd, Vice … Read more →

First-ever LeadingPRINT CEO Summit to tackle “overcoming what sucks about your business”

The Association for Print Technologies (APTech) is launching its inaugural LeadingPRINT CEO Summit at PRINT19, the print industry’s longest running industry tradeshow October 3-5 at McCormick Place North in Chicago, Illinois. Its provocative theme of “overcoming what sucks about your business” will feature a panel of leading CEOs who are successfully navigating today’s difficult printing … Read more →

Idealliance certifies Landa S10 Nanographic Press

Idealliance (Alexandria, Virginia) has awarded Digital Press System Certification to the Landa S10 Nanographic Printing Press in conjunction with the Landa DFE (Digital Front End) to demonstrate the system’s premier capabilities in all print production supply chains – according to globally recognized standards in printing, packaging and publishing “through the most intensive evaluation of a … Read more →