Solimar issues special industry invitation to attend its 2020 Virtual User Conference

Solimar Systems (San Diego, California) a global provider of leading workflow solutions for print production and digital communications, is taking its 2020 User Conference online September 22-24 – and is inviting printers, graphic communications specialists and other industry professionals to join in! The move to a no-charge virtual event will ensure that its customers worldwide … Read more →

Marquis adds and upgrades presses to boost capacity

Marquis Book Printing (Montmagny and Louiseville, Quebec, and Toronto, Ontario) has made two significant investments at its Toronto plant designed to increase its production capacity to produce monochrome and colour books for the trade-book, educational and professional publishing markets. “These investments demonstrate the trust we have in the publishing world,” said Serge Loubier, President and … Read more →

Bobst launches Connected Technology Solutions to drive digital transformations

Bobst (Lausanne, Switzerland), one of the world’s leading suppliers of substrate processing, printing and converting equipment and services for the label, flexible packaging, folding carton and corrugated industries, has unveiled its Connected Technology Solutions designed to drive digital transformations. A combination of new Bobst technologies “will bring unparalleled levels of automation and digital transformation to … Read more →

Canon adds Colortrac SC 42c Xpress Scanner for large-format printing

Designed to offer “high-quality colour scanning and affordable colour and monochrome wide-format technology”, Canon U.S.A., in partnership with Colortrac (Chantilly, VA), has released the Canon Colortrac SC 42c Xpress Scanner for large-format printing. This scanner adds a 42-inch standalone option to Canon’s current line of multi-function, scan-to-copy/file printer solutions. The SC 42c is equipped with … Read more →

Trump administration rescinds 10% tariff on Canadian aluminum imports – for now, maybe!

Saying previously that “the last thing Canadians and Americans need in the middle of this pandemic is another trade war,” and after threatening to impose dollar-for-dollar retaliation on specific U.S. imports, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland revealed yesterday that United States said its will drop its 10% tariffs on $3.6 billion worth … Read more →

Canon releases imagePress C10010VP and C9010VP Digital Presses

With a range of distinctive and reliable technologies, enhanced automation and extensive media-handling capabilities, Canon U.S.A. (Melville, NY) has launched its new imagePress C10010VP and imagePress C9010VP Digital Color Presses. With over 28,000 installations in North America since its introduction over a decade ago, the imagePress family of colour digital presses has been a market … Read more →

Steimberg chosen as Highcon’s Chairman of the Board

Highcon (Yavne, Israel) has announced that its shareholders have appointed Amichai Steimberg as Chairman of the Board. Amichai retired in March 2020 as the Chief Executive Officer of Orbotech, a leading global supplier of yield-enhancing and process-enabling solutions for the manufacture of electronics products. In his 28 years there, Amichai worked at all levels of … Read more →

Belafi joins Standard as Eastern Canada Territory Sales Manager

Standard Finishing Systems (Andover, MA), a leading supplier of post-press and paper-handling solutions, has announced that industry veteran Karl Belafi Jr. has joined the company as the Territory Sales Manager for Eastern Canada. Belafi began his professional career 27 years ago at KBR Graphics (Laval, QC), his family’s business, which was the oldest independent printing … Read more →

Record attendance at the thINK Ahead 2020 live virtual event

thINK, an independent community of Canon Solutions America inkjet customers (and one of the largest inkjet user events in North America), shifted from an in-person event to a live, online learning opportunity this year that took take place on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. The 6th Annual thINK Ahead Conference (Boca Raton, Florida) eventually broke all … Read more →

Neenah Rethink Everything promotion salutes six creative pioneers

Neenah (Alpharetta, Georgia) has released Rethink Everything, an editorial promotion that tells the stories of six creative pioneers who “dream big, think futuristically, focus on sustainability, and inspire creatives to shift the design’s perception business.” With this new Neenah Classic Papers promotion, the paper and substrate supplier “aims to uplift the design community and celebrate … Read more →

Koenig & Bauer launches Rapida 76 Sheetfed Offset B2 Press

Featuring comprehensive automation to shorten make-ready times, versatile configurations and finishing options, application-orientated measuring and control systems, and access to a wide range of digital services, is the new-generation Rapida 76 Sheetfed Offset Press from Koenig & Bauer. The B2 press has an extremely high level of automation and print speeds up to 18,000 sheets … Read more →