Agfa Graphics releases Apogee Prepress Version 9.1 with increased support for wide-format printing

Agfa Graphics has released the latest version of its Apogee Prepress workflow. Apogee Prepress Version 9.1 adds better support for wide-format printing, optimized imposition layout creation, and improved print-buyer interaction in Apogee WebApproval. “Apogee Prepress is the only hybrid prepress production solution that drives wide-format and digital commercial presses, in addition to CTP, CTF and … Read more →

Canon expands ImagePrograf Pro Series with four new models

The new models included the 11-colour-plus Chroma Optimizer 44-inch imagePrograf Pro-4000 and 24-inch imagePrograf Pro-2000 for the fine art and photographic markets. Also added are the 8-colour 60-inch imagePrograf Pro-6000S and 44-inch imagePrograf Pro-4000S, two “affordably priced” models for posters and displays for the production signage industry. The Pro-4000 and Pro-2000 printers delivering the quality … Read more →

Neenah releases new print sampler featuring luxurious papers from The Design Collection

Neenah Paper continues to “inspire creativity” with the release of its second print sampler for its luxury grades found in The Design Collection. The Design Collection 2.0 Sampler holds 22 pages of idea-generating colours, textures and specialty print techniques. It offers 15 specialty paper grades with an extensive palette of colours and textures, inspired by … Read more →

Roland DG launches TrueVIS VG-640/540 Wide-Format Eco-Solvent Printer/Cutters

Roland DG Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters worldwide, has announced the launch of the VG-640/540 64” and 54” printer/cutters, calling them “a new generation of advanced wide-format, eco-solvent inkjet printer/cutters” released under the TrueVIS brand. According to Yuko Maeda, Division President of Roland DG’s Business Development Unit, the VG series … Read more →

Global Graphics launches Harlequin Multi-Level Digital Screening Engine and explanatory whitepaper

Saying that single-pass inkjet presses can now achieve significantly better print quality because of a technology breakthrough, UK-based Global Graphics Software will release its Harlequin Multi-Level Digital Screening Engine at drupa. The technology varies the amount of ink delivered from the inkjet head in any one location on any type of media to overcome common … Read more →

Agfa Graphics launches 4-up Avalon N4-30 Platesetter

Agfa Graphics’ latest addition to its line of thermal platesetter systems is the Avalon N4-30. The new model for the 4-up CtP market comes in three speed options (E, S and XT). The fastest XT version produces up to 33 plates per hour. The imaging technology is based on the proven fibre-coupled LD (Laser Diode) … Read more →

Drupa 2016 attracts largest Canadian participation in 20 years

The world’s largest printing industry tradeshow, drupa 2016, set for May 31 to June 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany, will see our country have the largest number of Canadian exhibitors – including a Canadian Pavilion organized by the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce – since 1995 with a 111% increase in net space booked … Read more →

Konica Minolta launches bizhub Pro 1100 light production Monochrome Print System

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.’s new bizhub Pro 1100, with a rated output of 100 pages per minute and high performance image capture, is ideal for central in-house printing facilities, external print-for-pay services and vertical markets – including legal, education and government. The bizhub Pro 1100 operation panel has been unified with bizhub colour production … Read more →