Mailing and Lean Six Sigma expert Markovic joins Insource Corporation

Insource Corporation (Markham, Ontario), a technology supplier and a service and solutions provider for the paper-handling market (including mailing and fulfillment, printing, bindery and packaging), has added to its staff of technical professionals. Bozana Markovic, grounded firmly in Lean Six Sigma principles, will bring years of strategic empowerment to clients of Insource. She’ll support the … Read more →

HP launches Piazza print-to-order book manufacturing services

HP has created independent and interlocking cloud-based services that enable publishers to make book manufacturing and distribution more time-efficient and more cost-efficient. Now, publishers can build a “virtual warehouse” for the management, automation, distribution, print and direct fulfillment of book orders, while holding zero inventory. “Piazza is the only all-in-one view and control centre for … Read more →

INX International promotes John Hrdlick to President and COO

After 47 years with the copmany, Rick Clendenning has stepped aside from his role as President of INX International Ink Company, headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois. He’ll continue as CEO through to the end of 2018. In his place, John Hrdlick has been promoted to President and COO, and Bryce Kristo to Executive Vice President and … Read more →

Imprimerie Reflet installs Standard/Horizon Folder and Creaser/Folder systems from KBR Graphics

Imprimerie Reflet (Boucherville), a renowned Quebec trade printer, has expanded its productivity and in-house services with the addition of two folding systems from KBR Graphics, the Canadian distributor for Standard/Horizon Finishing Systems. Founded in 1995, Imprimerie Reflet serves a variety of markets with both digital and offset presses, and has a wide range of finishing … Read more →

AWA releases new market study on pressure-sensitive films

UK-based AWA (Alexander Watson Associates) has released a new study on the broad spectrum of pressure-sensitive graphic films. Its AWA Global Pressure-sensitive Graphic Films Market Study 2018 reveals that this major and diversified marketplace represented a total volume of 2,575 million square metres of material volumes in 2017, and forecasts that it will continue to … Read more →

Aleyant releases tFlow 9 with redesigned user interface and new third-party integrations

Aleyant (Wheaton, Illinois) has announced the availability of Aleyant tFlow Version 9, its digital workflow automation and customer service solution for commercial, large-format, label and specialty graphics. “We’ve listened to user feedback and continued to stay current with the latest software development trends and techniques when it comes to tFlow and the rest of our … Read more →

Mutoh launches new water-based textile pigment ink

Mutoh America’s newly manufactured TP-11 is a water-based textile pigment ink made specifically for its direct-to-textile ValueJet 1938TX printer. It comes in four colours (cmyk) or seven colours (+orange, blue, green) for rich and vibrant reproduction. The non-hazardous, environmentally friendly ink is available in large-capacity one-litre bags through authorized Mutoh resellers across North America. “TP-11 … Read more →

Ryerson University’s RyeTAGA students win sought-after award for 7th time in 10 years

Toronto’s Ryerson University RyeTAGA (Ryerson Technical Association of the Graphic Arts) Student Chapter has won the prestigious 2018 Helmut Kipphan Student Publication Award for the 7th time in 10 years! For many years, the name RyeTAGA has been synonymous with the GCM (Graphic Communications Management) course at Ryerson University, and a source of pride for … Read more →

Crawford Technologies launches new e-commerce site for creating accessible PDFs

Toronto-based Crawford Technologies, a provider of document solutions that streamline, improve and manage customer communications, has announced the launch of, a new e-commerce site that makes it possible to quickly and cost-effectively convert PDFs into accessible documents. The site offers “fast turnaround times and the lowest cost options available in the market so that … Read more →

Reminder: About a month left to enter the 2018 Premier Print Awards

The Printing Industries of America (PIA) is now accepting entries for its 2018 Premier Print Awards competition honouring print excellence. The international competition is open to all companies involved in the creation or production of print communications, as well as students and student groups from high school, vocational school, or college print production programs or … Read more →