E.B. Box’s growth continues to accelerate with its Speedmaster XL 106 and Prinect Production Manager from Heidelberg

A leading food-grade packaging company located in Richmond Hill, Ontario, E.B. Box is on track to experience exponential growth this year despite the current pandemic. Since the onset of COVID-19, the company has seen a tremendous increase in both the volume of its business and the demand for shorter turnaround times from its customers – … Read more →

Epson introduces its first RTR Resin signage printers

Epson (Los Alamitos, California) has expanded its presence in the signage market with the introduction of the Roll-To-Roll (RTR) SureColor R-Series signage printers. The 64-inch SureColor R5070 and SureColor R5070L leverage six-colour resin ink to deliver “astonishing prints on a variety of substrates with consistent, repeatable colour,” said the OEM. Ideal for print shops looking … Read more →

SwissQprint flatbed printers add new Tip Switch Vacuum

SwissQprint’s patent-pending Tip Switch Vacuum operates selectively and powerfully to boost everyday efficiency. All swissQprint larg- format flatbed printers now come with this new system. The new vacuum table has been subdivided into as many as 256 segments. Users can switch segments on or off quickly, easily and ‘steplessly’ at the touch of a button. … Read more →

Printware launches newest version of its iJetColor Pro Series of envelope presses

Printware (St. Paul, Minnesota), a leader in prepress and digital solutions, has unveiled its iJetColor Pro 1175P Envelope Press, Printware’s first collaboration with HP and the newest member of its iJetColor family of envelope presses. It incorporates HP’s FI-1000 printhead to deliver PageWide thermal inkjet technology that’s faster, wider, more durable and more economical. The … Read more →

X-Rite and Pantone announce availability of Virtual Color and Appearance Seminar

X-Rite Incorporated (Grand Rapids, Michigan), a global leader in colour science and technology (and its subsidiary Pantone), have announced that their popular, in-person Fundamentals of Color and Appearance Training (FOCA) Seminar is now available in an interactive, online learning format. Similar to the classroom format, the new virtual training features self-paced modules, a detailed course … Read more →

Keypoint Intelligence announces new study on going beyond CMYK

Keypoint Intelligence has launched another timely study. The research presented in CMYK Plus: Commercial Printing Demand, Needs and Opportunity Assessment, defines the market demand for services that go beyond CMYK process colour – including white ink, neon colours, metallic inks, spot colour capabilities and colours for security printing. “Print service providers need to differentiate more … Read more →

Canon and Ilford produce world’s longest digitally-printed photo

The longest digitally printed photograph was produced September 26, 2020 by Canon, Oberstdorf Tourism, Oberstdorfer Fotogipfel and Ilford, in Oberstdorf, Germany, according to Tom Albrecht of Guinness World Records. After calculating the maximum roll length of the Canon imagePrograf Pro-6100 Graphic Arts Printer, several rolls of Ilfojet Synthetic Paper were produced with a special length. … Read more →

Neschen appoints TreckHall Wide Format as its new dealer in Canada

To serve the North American market efficiently and immediately, Neschen Coating GmbH (Bückeburg, Germany), a leading global manufacturer of self-adhesive media, laminators and industrial coating solutions, is opening a US-based warehouse, Neschen Incorporated, headquartered in South Carolina. Neschen Coating GmbH is part of the Munich-Germany-based Blue Cap Group. Just this month, Neschen Incorporated announced a … Read more →

HP expands “bug bounty” program to HP original ink and toner cartridges

Office printer and MFP consumables cartridges come equipped with embedded integrated circuit (IC) micro-controller chips that contain code used to communicate with the printer and perform essential functions. In 2018, HP was the first document imaging OEM to launch a public “bug bounty” program, where industry experts were rewarded to look for vulnerabilities in HP’s … Read more →

Infigo releases free workpack on how to make the most of a web-to-print system

Infigo Software (Crawley, England) is offering a collection of assets called the #SuccessfulWebToPrint Hands-On Kit. As the name suggests, it includes materials that will help users achieve a successful web-to-print implementation. Broken down into four insightful segments (downloadable workbooks, a webinar recording, case study videos and reading material), the kit is free and can be … Read more →

Koenig & Bauer Durst adds innovations to Delta SPC 130 FlexLine

OEM Koenig & Bauer Durst has unveiled further updates to its Delta SPC 130 FlexLine Automatic Corrugated Production Press that provides industrial solutions for run lengths from one to millions. New water-based orange and violet inks have been launched to ensure food safety compliance for primary packaging and extend the colour gamut. This will positively … Read more →

Polar Mohr launches Polar AirGo Jog

Characterizing its just-released technology as “a milestone for autonomous print finishing,” Polar Mohr (Hofheim, Germany) has developed the Polar AirGo Jog that can processes entire paper layers automatically. Driven by autonomous end-to-end print finishing, AirGo Jog fully automates the loading and jogging process via an integrated blower unit that’s the core of the new system’s … Read more →