Eight proven profit-building reasons to use a trade-only printer

In so many ways, trade-only printers (also called wholesale printers) are key players in today’s printing industry. They employ thousands of professionals across the country and provide a steady source of income for Canada’s print brokers. They also save commercial printers, copy shops, advertising agencies, marketing firms, print franchisees, graphic designers and countless other businesses, … Read more →

Print UV unveils its 2020 Conference Agenda

The 13th Annual Print UV Conference will take place March 25-27 at the Wynn Properties in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is the largest independent gathering on the topic of UV printing and packaging, and attracts hundreds of printing executives and UV experts from around the world for a two-day, content-rich exchange of ideas and … Read more →

Agfa opens new Offset Technical Competence Center in U.S.

Agfa Graphics has opened a new state-of-the-art centre for offset technology in Wilmington, Massachusetts. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the OEM’s Offset Technical Competence Center (TCC) on Wednesday, February 26, with Agfa’s North American Regional President Gunther Mertens, and Guido Hauquier, Global Director Offset Applications, leading the celebration. The TCC is a fully-equipped ‘lab’ … Read more →

International Paper names Beckham first Chief Sustainability Officer

International Paper (Memphis, Tennessee), a leading global producer of renewable fibre-based packaging, pulp and paper, has named its first-ever Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) “as it prepares to advance its contributions to the circular economy.” Sophie Beckham will lead the company’s recently announced Vision 2030 initaives, which the company said demonstrates its commitment to building a … Read more →

Lamp Express releases new UV metre to determine lamp health

Lamp Express (Morganton, North Carolina) has rolled out its new UV metre – The Lextractor – that makes it much easier to read a UV metre. “Users no longer need to decipher cryptic numbers that deal with milliwatts, millijoules and other complex scientific language,” said the OEM. “Instead, The Lextractor simply shows you the health … Read more →

Dscoop Edge Orlando to be rescheduled to a later date

The Dscoop Global Board has decided to reschedule its Edge Orlando 2020 event set for March 29 to April 1 in Orlando, Florida to a later date that’s still to be determined. The Global Board is comprised of HP executives, Dscoop PSP members, and Dscoop leadership. The move was made following the latest information released … Read more →

SinaLite celebrates 21 years in business

Canadian trade-only printing leader SinaLite celebrated its 21st year in business (as of January, 2020)  with a special Open House celebration last week. Operating from its head office and production facility in Markham, Ontario and led by President Mike Meshkati and Vice Presdient Brian Meshkati, SinaLite has now partnered with over 10,000 businesses! In 1999, … Read more →

Enfocus PitStop Pro 2020 and Server 2020 to be released in April

Enfocus (Gent, Belgium), a leader in PDF quality control, advanced PDF editing and workflow automation for the printing and graphic arts industry, has announced the upcoming release of PitStop Pro and PitStop Server 2020 next month. Enfocus PitStop has long been the PDF quality and repair “go-to tool” for pre-press. “PitStop Pro and PitStop Server … Read more →

Xerox-HP battle enters next stage

According to numerous news outlets, Xerox has begun a tender offer for all outstanding shares of HP, escalating a battle for control of the personal computer company that Xerox executives began several months ago. Xerox proposed to HP investors a cash-and-stock offer worth $24 a share. For each HP share, a shareholder would receive $18.40 … Read more →