Inkjet Insight’s Innovation Week: Five June webinars examine advances in production inkjet

Inkjet Insight, a leading industry source of valuable, unbiased information for businesses evaluating and using production inkjet, has announced Inkjet Innovation Week that will begin on Monday, June 15, 2020. This online series of in-depth webinars, linked to detailed product data, will update the industry on new technology, products, software and services being made available … Read more →

Canadian technology leader launches solution to support safer business openings and operations during COVID-19

Canadian technology leader BIG Digital Corporation (Toronto) has unveiled its SafeChek digital entrance way technology to support the safer opening and operations of businesses across North America. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, governments are starting to allow businesses to slowly re-open amid strict new guidelines that will see many companies seeking innovative solutions … Read more →

Screen moves to new and larger Technology Center near Chicago

Screen Americas (Rolling Meadows, Illinois), one of the leading manufacturers of digital inkjet printing technology worldwide, will be relocating this Fall to a new, larger and more fully equipped and resourced North American headquarters in one of the Chicago area’s most successful business and industrial enterprise centers – Elk Grove Village, Illinois (about 20 miles … Read more →

Messagepoint launches AI-powered content migration and optimization software

Toronto-based Customer Communications Management (CCM) specialist Messagepoint has announced the launch of Rationalizer Version 20.1, to be released on June 1, 2020. Rationalizer is an AI-powered software solution that accelerates the migration of legacy customer communications and content to modern environments, while also enabling the optimization of that content. Since 2016 Messagepoint has offered Rationalizer … Read more →

Weekly Publisher’s Update

BY JOE MULCAHY Publisher, Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM) As we all self-quarantine, and do the best we can to remain upbeat under “the new normal”, I’ll continue to point out many positive developments each week regarding COVID-19, as well as other industry news and events. • The Digital Imaging Association (DIA) will be holding its … Read more →

ISA cancels its re-scheduled Sign Expo 2020 annual event

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the International Sign Association (ISA – Alexandria, Virginia) Board of Directors met recently and voted to cancel its signature event – the annual ISA International Sign Expo 2020 that had been re-scheduled to take place August 22-25. The board added: “When ISA made the decision to postpone its scheduled … Read more →

UV industry associations dismiss claims of UV light use on the human body to fight COVID-19

Recent statements from U.S. President Donald Trump suggesting that Ultraviolet (UV) light can be used on the human body to disinfect against COVID-19, have been totally dismissed by major industry associations with decades of experience. The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) and RadTech North America are educational and advocacy organizations consisting not just of of UV … Read more →

Graphitek installs an AGFA Anapurna H2500i LED wide-format printer

Graphitek (Victoriaville, Quebec), a leading commercial printer specializing in large-format products, has completed the installation of an Anapurna H2500i LED wide-format printer from AGFA Graphics Canada (Mississauga, Ontario). For Graphitek, founded in 2002 by Nathalie Castonguay, this investment will allow her company to expand the services it offers, improve print quality, boost productivity, reduce ink … Read more →

Mutoh launches two new small-format UV-LED printers

Mutoh America, an industry-leading manufacturer of wide-format printers, has announced the introduction of its latest UV-LED printers. “The XPJ-461UF and the XPJ-661UF offer many new features including a modern and sleek design along with an expanded print area,” said Brian Phipps, President of Mutoh America. “In addition to all the notable features of the previous … Read more →