Domino strengthens service and support team as its digital printing business grows

Domino Digital Printing Solutions (Gurnee, Illinois) continues to invest in resources for its digital printing business with the appointments of several new industry professionals in service and support roles within North America. “We’re experiencing tremendous growth, installing Domino N610i Digital UV Inkjet Presses and K600i Digital UV Inkjet Printers at a remarkable rate,” said Mark … Read more →

Agfa’s UV LED inkjet inks for sign and display applications earn Greenguard Gold Certification

Agfa has announced that its Anuvia 1250 and 1551 inks, and its Anapurna 1200 and 1501 UV LED inkjet inks for sign and display printing, have earned Greenguard Gold certification in recognition of their environmental friendliness. The coveted certification is granted to products that meet some of the world’s most rigorous chemical emissions standards, helping … Read more →

Komcan strengthens its service team – again

Komcan Incorporated, the exclusive Komori dealer in Canada, has announced yet another addition to its growing service team with the hiring of George Webber as a Press Demonstrator – Service Technician. Webber spent the last 12 years in the industry as a press operator running a large 40-inch presses in Toronto. Earlier this year, Komori … Read more →

Impression Paragraph moves to Energy Elite Eco status with Agfa’s Arkana Platemaking System

Impression Paragraph (Ville Saint-Laurent, Quebec), a Canadian leader in global print solutions (offset, digital, large-format and finishing) as well as print marketing and print management services, has joined Agfa Graphics’ Energy Elite Eco initiative with the installation of an Agfa Arkana Smart Plate Processing System. Combining Agfa’s Energy Elite Eco Program with Arkana smart plate … Read more →

Specialties Graphic Finishers adds another high-end die cutter

One of Canada’s leading finishing and binding companies, Specialties Graphic Finishers of Toronto, has installed its fourth 40-inch die cutter – a Brausse Series machine that can handle 7,500 sheets per hour while delivering extra-high piles of sheets. “One of its advantages is that a client might send us 50 normal-height skids, but we can … Read more →

DIA’s Annual Christmas Luncheon and Annual General Meeting to explore industry megatrends

Megatrends and their effects on the printing industry will be the focus of the Digital Imaging Association’s Christmas Luncheon and Annual General Meeting set for Wednesday, December 4. Keynote speaker will be Jeff Dowd, North America Business Development Lead for HP’s Graphic Solutions Business. Dowd is a two-time How-E Award winner for HP that recognizes … Read more →

MGI and Konica Minolta unveil JETvarnish 3D embellishment and Accurio print solutions at Packaging Summit

MGI and Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. showcased a variety of JETvarnish 3D and Accurio digital packaging and label solutions at the 2019 Digital Packaging Summit held in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, November 11 – 13. The annual education event attracted elite printing executives from virtually all market segments of the industry – including folding … Read more →

PIA membership to vote on merger with SGIA

Members of the Printing Industries of America (PIA) were recently sent an important e-mail revealing that the association is moving forward with plans to merge with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), according to WhatTheyThink.com. The PIA’s National Noard unanimously approved a resolution to merge the PIA with the SGIA, however the merger does require … Read more →

Students honoured at Ryerson University’s annual awards night

Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) held its annual Awards Night this year on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm at the Double Tree by Hilton’s Mandarin Room in downtown Toronto. The goal of GCM’s four-year program has always been to graduate individuals who will become skilled professionals in … Read more →

Xerox considering a takeover offer for HP

Xerox has reported that it’s pondering a takeover of personal computer leader and leading printer OEM HP. Xerox is considering making a cash-and-stock offer for HP, which has a market value of about $27 billion (USD), according to sources familiar with the matter. Apparently Xerox’s Board of Directors has already discussed a possible bid for … Read more →

Inkcups releases Revolution high-speed industrial digital cylinder printer

Global OEM Inkcups (Danvers, MA) has released its new Revolution Digital Cylinder Printer. The new device is fully automatic and can print high-quality, full-colour graphics at about 600 parts per hour, depending on the type of part. It features automatic loading and unloading, integrated pre-treatment, and Helical printing technology that interlaces the inkjet drops in … Read more →