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 →

Xeikon to sponsor annual Gutenberg Gala May 14 in Montreal

The 2015 Gutenberg Gala is a unique annual event celebrating the accomplishments of printing companies in Quebec. Xeikon is a Gold Sponsor of the gala, which will be held at the Montreal Science Centre in Montreal, Quebec, this Thursday, May 14. The gala recognizes creativity and innovation, especially in projects requiring a high level of … Read more →

Esko Kongsberg celebrates 50th Anniversary milestone

The 50th anniversary of Esko Kongsberg is a milestone celebration for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of digital finishing systems that currently has thousands of installations around the globe. Durability, reliability and precision have always been key values throughout its history, the OEM said. “Over the course of 50 years, we have accumulated strong … Read more →

Toronto’s Middleton Group installs new Inca Onset R40-LT from Fujifilm

Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division has announced the installation of the new Inca Onset R40-LT – an upgradeable wide-format UV flatbed inkjet press – at Middleton Group, a Toronto-area based design, merchandising and print facility that’s been providing large-format printing, creative concepts and eye-catching retail displays to its customers since 1952. “Inca Digital offers … Read more →