Benoudiz joins APT’s Business Development Team

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APT – Reston, Virginia) has announced that Sondra Fry Benoudiz has joined its Business Development Team and will be responsible for building new relationships within the print community, developing new sponsorship programs, creating new business opportunities, and providing customized solutions to help its members meet their business needs. Benoudiz has … Read more →

Memjet powers new Neopost Mach 6 Printer

Memjet has announced that Neopost has incorporated Memjet’s printing technology into its Mach 6 digital colour thick-media printer for mailing, printing and packaging applications. “The Mach 6 ensures a level of quality and speed that toner-based solutions can’t provide, and gives printers the resource they need to produce affordable, short-run, digital colour printing while increasing … Read more →

Sun Automation names Kyger as new President

SUN Automation Group (Baltimore, Maryland), a leading global provider of innovations for the corrugated industry, has named Chris Kyger President of the company. In his previous role as Vice President, Kyger worked alongside SUN’s Senior Leadership Team to implement new systems and drive its customer-focused approach to facilitate innovation and product development. “We take great … Read more →

Heidelberg starts new financial year with growing order backlog

German press manufacturer Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has started off its 2018/2019 financial year with steady growth in net sales and overall results. High demand for Heidelberg’s newly established subscription model and the launch of the Primefire digital production press “are demonstrating the potential the digital transformation offers the company,” the OEM pointed out. Incoming … Read more →

Hampson joins Canon Canada as Senior Director

Industry veteran Philip Hampson has joined Canon Canada (Mississauga, Ontario) as Senior Director of Production Printing Systems. Hampson brings over 20 years of experience and expertise in several key areas to his new position. He’s an accomplished, results-oriented sales leader known for successfully navigating complex sales operations, as well as dealing with internal challenges with … Read more →

Volaris expands its position in communications and media verticals by acquiring Aleyant

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Volaris Group (Mississauga, Ontario) has completed its 8th corporate addition in the communications and media verticals market with the acquisition of Aleyant Systems, (Wheaton, Illinois), a global web-to-print, estimation, production and prepress automation workflow software provider for graphics and commercial print providers. Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies (as an operating group … Read more →

Van Loo is new Managing Director for Manroland France

Guido Van Loo, former Technical Director of Manroland France, has been promoted to Managing Director. Holding a Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering, Van Loo has more than 30 years’ experience in business operations and technical management in the printing and packaging industries. He’s also held key technical management roles at Manroland Benelux and subsequently Manroland … Read more →

PIA seeks speakers for its 2019 Continuous Improvement Conference by August 31

The Printing Industries of America (PIA) is currently seeking speakers for its 2019 Continuous Improvement Conference to be held April 14-17, 2019 at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Dallas, Texas. Conference organizers are seeking industry professionals willing to share their expertise and lessons learned in implementing continuous improvement strategies. Last year individuals from Excelsus Solutions, … Read more →

Giroux named President of Pazazz Group

Marc Giroux is the new President of The Pazazz Group – a full-service commercial printer specializing in offset, digital, wide-format and packaging located in Montreal. In his new role, Giroux will assume leadership and operational duties with the company’s senior management team reporting directly to Pazazz founder Warren Werbitt. Giroux joins Pazazz with over 18 … Read more →

Cascades makes multi-million-dollar investment in U.S. newsprint mill

Cascades (Kingsey Falls, Quebec), a leader in the recovery and manufacture of green packaging and tissue products, has announced the acquisition of the White Birch, Bear Island Manufacturing Facility in Virginia for $34.2 million (USD) cash. The newsprint paper machine currently located on the site will be reconfigured to produce high quality recycled lightweight linerboard … Read more →