Fujifilm hosts wide-format inkjet tech summit at its Chicago Technology Center

Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division recently hosted another in its series of Technology Summits at its Chicago Technology Center, sharing its wide-format inkjet technology solutions to a record number of attendees. Invited guests gained in-depth knowledge of wide format applications while learning how to best serve this ever-growing market. Presentations included insights into different … Read more →

EFI enters digital textile printing market by acquiring Italy’s Reggiani Macchine

Electronics For Imaging’s strategic acquisition of Reggiani Macchine (Bergamo, Italy) signals EFI’s entry into the digital textile printing marketplace. Reggiani is a leading technology provider with an extensive line-up of industrial inkjet printers utilizing water-based inks for printing on fabrics. Textile printing was recently identified as the industry’s most exciting growth application by a new … Read more →

Memjet expands worldwide headquarters in San Diego

Memjet is expanding its global headquarters in San Diego, California that will now include cutting-edge laboratories and corporate offices. A leader in colour inkjet technology, the company has continued to grow in market segments targeting production printing, labels, packaging and graphics – and continues to provide leading-edge components and systems to nearly 40 OEMs on a … Read more →

New brand identity and altered logo reflect Heidelberg’s strategic re-orientation

For decades, Heidelberg (Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG), the German press manufacturer that dominates almost half of the world’s printing market, has shaped the industry to make a success of printed communication in all of its different forms. To maintain its position as one of the most reliable partners in the printing industry, Heidelberg has “undergone extensive … Read more →

HP unveils entry-level Latex 110 Large Format Printer

HP’s new Latex 110 Printer is designed for “Print-preneur” customers seeking easy, affordable entry into large-format printing to jump-start a new printing business whether from their home or a small rented facility, said the OEM. Now available in Canada and the U.S., the 54-inch printer is aimed at low-volume production of indoor and outdoor large-format … Read more →

Konica Minolta adds three upgraded EFI Fiery Digital Front Ends to its bizhub Press engines

Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA (KMBS) has launched three upgraded Digital Front Ends (DFEs) for the Konica Minolta bizhub Press C1060, C1070, C71hc, C1085 and C1100 family of digital presses. The new versions (2.0 EFI Fiery IC-415, IC-308 and IC-310) give in-plant and commercial printers “exceptional colour management capabilities and an expanded range of automated … Read more →

OPIA’s Toronto Golf Classic set for August 13 at Angus Glen

The Annual Ontario Printing and Imaging Association (OPIA) Toronto Golf Classic will be held Thursday, August 13 at Angus Glen Golf Club’s South Championship Course, which will make for a fun and challenging day. Come out for a wonderful day of golf and camaraderie in elegant surroundings. Participants are urged to register early, as there … Read more →

Mimaki releases high-density dye sublimation inks

Mimaki USA has announced the availability of its new High Density Sb54 and Sb310 Dye Sublimation Inks for use with the company’s printers for transfer to textile or hard-surface applications. Developed and manufactured by Mimaki, Sb54 and Sb310 inks offer “higher density printing that produces more vivid colour results than preceding Sb53 and Sb300 inks.” … Read more →

IWCO Direct is first in USA to install Océ VarioPrint i300 and Océ ImageStream 3500 Production Inkjet Presses

Canon Solutions America has announced that IWCO Direct (Chanhassen, MN), a leading provider of direct marketing solutions, has become the first company in the U.S. to install the new Océ VarioPrint i300 and Océ ImageStream 3500 inkjet technologies. The two new products were unveiled for the first time during Canon Solutions America’s Future of Inkjet … Read more →

Agfa Graphics Canada adds Western Canada Sales Rep

Agfa Graphics Canada has appointed Peter Bourgeois as Western Canada Account Manager. He will cover Manitoba to British Columbia, marketing the entire Agfa Graphics’ product portfolio. Prior his appointment, Bourgeois was Customer Business Manager at Unisource in Calgary. A veteran of the printing industry, he also worked for Ernest Green & Son and Mondrian-Hall, calling … Read more →