Virtual.drupa to feature latest product innovations in its Exhibition Space

From Tuesday, April 20 to Friday, April 23, 2021, members of the global printing and packaging industries will meet at virtual.drupa, which will feature the three engaging areas – Conference Area, Networking Plaza and Exhibition Space – all designed to promote knowledge transfer and networking. The Exhibition Space will reflect the diverse technologies and applications … Read more →

Drytac’s Bourgeois takes on more responsibilities

Drytac (Brampton, Ontario) has announced that Peter Bourgeois, Territory Sales Manager for Western Canada, has expanded his current role as of April 1, 2021, assuming additional responsibilities by now servicing the Northwestern United States. He’ll now be responsible for new and existing customers in Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Alaska … Read more →

Esko simplifies PDF prepress editing for packaging and labels with ArtPro+ 21.0.3

Esko has launched the latest generation of its award-winning native PDF editor for packaging and label prepress – ArtPro+ 21.0.3. Basically, ArtPro+ increases packaging prepress efficiency by eliminating errors and increasing automation of the editing process. With a new Variable-Data Printing (VDP) module and full integration with Hell gravure equipment, the latest version of the … Read more →

SAi Launches Flexi 21 sign-making software

SAi (Salt Lake City, Utah) has released Flexi 21, calling it “the most feature-rich version of its flagship sign-making software.” The 64-bit RIP system is engineered to meet the demanding design-to-production challenges of sign & display and large-format print providers for both novice and more advanced users, while continuing to be highly productive with fast … Read more →

X-Rite releases updated Pantora technology to simplify digital colour management

X-Rite and Pantone (Grand Rapids, Michigan), global leaders in colour science and technology, have announced a new release of the Pantora desktop application for the management of colour and appearance data in digital design and production workflows. Pantora now connects with the Ci7000 Series, MA-T12, and MetaVue VS3200 spectrophotometres, enabling brands and suppliers to quickly … Read more →

Xeikon unveils new colour management tools

Xeikon America (Itasca, Illinois) has announced its new XCS Pro 2.0 – a fully automated suite of cloud-based, colour-management tools that deliver “every advantage of quality colour control – predictability, repeatability and profitability,” said the OEM. “Brand owners, retailers and the current high levels of e-commerce continue to drive the need for colour consistency across … Read more →

FSEA launches Online Spring Summit: Add Value to Print

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA – Topeka, Kansas) has opened registration for a new event in its FSEA Conference Series – the FSEA Online Spring Summit: Add Value to Print. The online event will be held weekly every Wednesday from April 28 through to May 19, with two hours of programming each day … Read more →

Kernow appoints Zitron as Merchant Channel Sales Manager

Kernow North America (Pittsford, New York), a leading manufacturer of OEM-certified printable digital synthetic papers, has announced the appointment of Marc Zitron as it Merchant Channel Sales Manager. Zitron brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise with over 37 years of experience in the paper industry, working for many major players and paper mills. He … Read more →

Drupa/f:mp Print & Digital Convention moved to this October

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the continuing national and international lockdown measures and associated travel restrictions, the Print & Digital Convention congress and trade fair originally planned for June 2021 will be moved to October 20 – 21, 2021 in the Congress Center at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Event organizers … Read more →

Boston Industrial Solutions unveils new Hyper Silicone ink colour

Boston Industrial Solutions’ (Woburn, MA) high-opacity pad printing and screen printing silicone inks – The Hyper Colours – has expended with the addition of 315HD Hyper Yellow. Pad printer operators can achieve 100% opacity with ‘one-hit’ printing, said the company, while screen printers can achieve 100% using a 305 mesh in one pass. Natron SE … Read more →

Bruhn joins Ricoh North America as President and CEO

Ricoh USA (Exton, Pennsylvania) has announced that Carsten Bruhn has been named President and CEO of Ricoh North America. A self-described “global citizen,” Bruhn brings more than 20 years of experience from around the world. This includes having lived in Great Britain, Denmark and Japan – and with extensive travel meeting with customers in all … Read more →