Leading Quebec communications company named Ricoh UK’s Innovation

Montreal-based Objectif Lune, a technology company that develops software and solutions for data-driven communications and business process automation, has been honoured with the Innovation Partner of the Year Awards from the OEM. The award from Ricoh in the UK, one of Objectif Lune’s long-standing partners, took place at a Ricoh’s Annual Sales Kick-Off event earlier … Read more →

Xerox pursues legal action in response to thefts of supplies in the United States

Recent investigations conducted by Xerox in the United States have uncovered stolen supplies and equipment on the black market, resulting in serious legal ramifications for several individuals – as well as continued protection of its customers and their equipment, said the OEM. Through supply chain security controls, audits of ordering and consumption, web and marketplace monitoring and … Read more →

Objex Unlimited hosts free seminar on 3D printing

They were expecting about 15 to 25 to attend, but Toronto-based 3D printing studio Objex Unlimited had to make room for over 35 attendees Thursday, May 7 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Mississauga Grand Banquet and Convention Center. Fascinating presentations explored how its 3D printing solutions can help printers “manufacture the future … Read more →

4over to add quick turnaround digital envelope printing

On the heels of its announcement last week that 4over has entered the 3-D printing marketplace (as the first trade printer to offer 3-D printing technology as a service out of the company’s Glendale, California headquarters), the company has revealed that it will now be offering same-day digital jet envelope printing services beginning in June. … Read more →

Kenneth R. Wilson Awards Gala is June 2 in Toronto

The event will take place at the Grand Banking Hotel in Toronto as the Canadian B2B magazine industry gathers to celebrate the 61st Annual Kenneth R. Wilson Awards. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6 pm with the Banquet and Awards presentation at 7 pm. The Awards, produced by the Canadian Business Media … Read more →

Pack-EX Toronto packaging showcase set for June 16

Pack-EX Toronto is a premiere packaging event that showcases the best of packaging equipment, accessories, technologies and supplies, automation, material optimization, ‘persuasive’ packaging, waste reduction, sustainable packaging, tools and devices and all that’s associated with packaging. The event is widely acclaimed for presenting latest packaging resources and solutions and allowing both visitors and exhibitors to … Read more →

Konica Minolta partners with Epicomm to launch free performance benchmarking program Leading Indicators

Epicomm (the Association for Leaders in Print, Mail, Fulfillment and Marketing Services) has teamed up with sponsor Konica Minolta to launch Leading Indicators – a new, free benchmarking program for companies in every sector of the graphic communications industry regardless of their size, region or specialty. “For years, Epicomm Chief Economist Andrew Paparozzi has been … Read more →

Drytac expands JetMounter laminator line

Drytac’s latest model in its line of second-generation JetMounter Roller Laminators is the JM63 Pro XD. The free-standing roller laminator has a 63-inch (1,600 mm) laminating width and is “an outstanding solution for those seeking a heavy-duty machine at a fraction of the cost,” said the company. The new model can be used with thermal … Read more →

Leading Indiana label printer first in North America to install Xeikon Cheetah

The first North American installation of the long-awaited Xeikon Cheetah is at Accu-Label Inc. in Fort Wayne Indiana. It’s also the third pilot site worldwide to install this “breakthrough” digital label production solution. Accu-Label added Xeikon’s new press to complement its existing production platform, which includes a Xeikon 3500 that was installed last year, as … Read more →

Installation Update: Agfa Azura TS Plates continue to make BC printer ‘greener’

The prepress operation at Alliance Printing of Coquitlam, British Columbia (a member of Agfa Graphics’ GreenWorks Program) has been ‘green’ for six years after installing a thermal CtP system from Agfa Graphics featuring chemistry-free Azura TS plates – a thermal, negative-working plate designed for low and medium-volume commercial printing. Based on Agfa Graphics’ ThermoFuse technology … Read more →

Xante to release Version 10.2 of its iQueue Workflow Software

The upcoming release of Xante’s iQueue 10.2 Adobe PostScript Workflow Software features several new capabilities including: Better spot-colour accuracy that increases the potential spot colours from 60,000 to over 200,000 possible matches. An improved Spot Color Creator that converts images to spot colours for accurate spot-colour matching. Users also now have the ability to export the … Read more →