Klinkner is new Supervisory Board Chairman at KBA

The Supervisory Board of Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) has elected Dr. Raimund Klinkner as its new Chairman. He takes over from Dr. Martin Hoyos, who’s stepping down for personal reasons. Klinkner, 54, studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich and later received his Doctorate from Dresden University of Technology. He subsequently held … Read more →

Heidelberg Stahlfolder celebrates 70th Anniversary with special offers for its customers

Heidelberg is celebrating 70 years of expertise in the development, assembly, production and application of Stahlfolder folding machines under the motto Feel the Experience. “We’ll continue to use our experience from 70 years of folding machines to expand our portfolio for industrial postpress with regard to digital integration,” said Michael Neugart, Head of Heidelberg Postpress. … Read more →

The Reliable Printer installs a Challenge CMT 330TC Trimmer

The Reliable Printer (Scarborough, ON) has installed a Challenge CMT 330TC Three-Knife Trimmer, purchased from Canadian Printing Equipment (Winnipeg) and installed by Robert E. Thistle Graphic Arts Equipment (Toronto). The Reliable Printer is a complete printing centre specializing in a variety of services including printing, finishing, book printing and direct-marketing solutions. “The new trimmer will … Read more →

Produlith Packaging installs Komori GLX 6 Offset Press from Komcan

Komcan (Georgetown, Ontario), Komori’s exclusive dealer in Canada, has installed a new Komori GLX 6 41-inch colour offset press at Produlith Packaging in its Boucherville, Quebec production facility. “The press comes with the highest level of automation and inspection systems available in the market today,” said the OEM. Some of those features include PQA-S sheet … Read more →

Maracle chooses Joanne Gore Communications to promote its 100th anniversary in printing and publishing

Maracle (Oshawa, Ontario), a major source for digital and commercial (sheetfed and web) printing, has chosen Joanne Gore Communications (Toronto) to help tell their fascinating story to a new generation of print buyers as they approach their 100th year in business this Fall. The company specializes in graphic design and publishing solutions, backed by almost … Read more →

Actega appoints Fron as Business Manager of Rigid Packaging

Actega (Delran, New Jersey), a global market leader in coatings, inks, adhesives and sealants serving the metal decoration packaging industry, has appointed Rebecca Fron as Business Manager, Segment – Rigid Packaging. In this position, she’ll be responsible for all rigid packaging activities in Canada and the U.S. and ensure that Actega’s development efforts continue to … Read more →

GlobalVision releases Health Warning Inspection Tool for tobacco packaging

GlobalVision (Montreal), a leading manufacturer and provider of quality control systems, has announced the release of its Compulsory Packaging Information (CPI) Extractor for the tobacco industry. The company’s latest innovation simplifies and accelerates quality inspections by extracting all health warnings on a package before going to print. The CPI Extractor comes in addition to GlobalVision’s … Read more →

Domino appoints Ellen as new Divisional Director

David Ellen, President of Domino Digital Printing North America, has been promoted to the global position of Divisional Director of Domino’s Digital Printing Solutions Division. This follows the recent announcement that Robert Pulford, previously Managing Director of the division, has now taken over as CEO of Domino Printing Sciences. The role will see Ellen, who’s … Read more →

Idealliance certifies 25 new G7 Experts at Ryerson University’s G7 training event

Idealliance and Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) in Toronto recently partnered for G7 training May 14-16, 2019 at GCM’s home facility – the high-tech Heidelberg Centre in downtown Toronto. Led by Don Hutcheson, G7 Expert Trainer, the school hosted a three-day training course that included live demonstrations of digital print and proofing … Read more →

Xerox releases paper kit for its Nuvera digital presses

Designed to enable digital printers to leverage their Xerox Nuvera presses “for jobs once dominated by offset printing”, a new Ultra Lightweight Stock Printing Kit for Xerox Nuvera Production Systems has now been made available worldwide by the OEM. “Black & white, large-volume printing may seem as nuanced as the original printing press, yet it … Read more →

DDL holds free cybersecurity event for the printing industry

DDL, a Toronto-based market leader providing business equipment and digital services – and the largest Ricoh dealer in Canada of the OEM’s multi-function printers, production print equipment and visual communications solutions – organized the one-day event that welcomed commercial printers, reps from other interested firms and members of the trade press to the Ricoh Canada’s … Read more →