Magic introduces Wrappit Wrapping Paper

Coveris Advanced Coatings Digital Imaging Division, a global market leader in the development of high performance digital imaging substrates, has announced the introduction of its Magic Wrapit Wrapping Paper. The wrapping paper is a 5.8 mil heavy duty, durable, digital inkjet printable wrapping paper with a lustre surface that’s compatible with solvent, UV cure and … Read more →

Presstek to acquire Anocoil by end of March

Presstek (Hudson, NH), a leading provider of eco-friendly printing solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire the business and operations of Anocoil Corporation. The transaction should be completed by the end of this month, subject to closing conditions. Going forward, Presstek and Anocoil will leverage their respective strengths to accelerate the development of new, … Read more →

Industry leaders to host one-day seminars for North American label market beginning in Toronto April 26

A veteran group of label industry leaders that cover a broad spectrum of sectors related to self-adhesive label production, will present a series of helpful one-day seminar events called Securing a Successful Future. Presented by Flint Group Narrow Web, Label Traxx, Mark Andy, ThermoFlexX and Xeikon, this seminar series will educate label printers and packaging … Read more →

Canon unveils imagePress C8000VP for high-volume production

Incorporating the same advanced technology as the imagePress C10000VP, the C8000VP “delivers the equivalent combination of outstanding quality, predictable colour consistency and flexible media handling at constant speeds of up to 80 pages per minute.” The OEM added that while this speed can be matched on certain media by the imagePress C800, the imagePress C8000VP … Read more →

Agfa Graphics launches Version 3.1 of Apogee StoreFront and Asanti StoreFront web-to-print software

Agfa Graphics has announced the release of Version 3.1 of its popular Apogee StoreFront web-to-print and Asanti StoreFront web-to-print solutions which now include several new features and enhancements – such as support for product kitting, discounts and promotional codes. A product kit groups different products into one single, and much more attractive and more valuable … Read more →

DaVinci Technologies launches Foam Print Head Wipes

DaVinci Technologies (Enfield, CT) has announced the availability of its Foam Print Head Wipes. The wipes are designed specifically for cleaning sensitive printer components such as print heads. Made from cleanroom-compatible foam, they’re an effective tool for removing dust build-up and ink residues from print heads. Proper cleaning also preserves optimum printer performance and longevity. … Read more →

Spinnaker Coating names Larry Kashuk Director of Sales

Spinnaker Coating (Troy, OH), a leading manufacturer and service provider of pressure-sensitive paper and film products for the printing industry, has hired Larry Kashuk as Director of Sales for its Merchant Business. He’ll be responsible for management of Spinnaker’s Merchant Sales Representatives, as well as development of programs and strategies to ensure continued growth of … Read more →

Canon U.S.A. announces key executive appointments

Canon U.S.A. has announced several executive appointments and promotions. Toyo Kuwamura is now the the Senior Vice President and General Manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, and Yoshinori Shimono joins the company as Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting. Kuwamura succeeds Junichi Yoshitake, who will continue to build the group’s business into “industry-leading solutions, services … Read more →

Avery Dennison names Butier President and CEO

Avery Dennison’s Board of Directors has chosen Mitchell R. Butier as President and Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2016. He will be officially elected at the company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 28. Current Chairman and CEO Dean Scarborough will serve as the Executive Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Butier, 44, … Read more →

Avanti, Print Media Centr and Domtar to present pre-conference program at Xploration 16

Toronto-based Avanti Computer Systems Limited, a leading provider of print management information systems including Avanti Slingshot, will co-present a pre-conference program with the Print Media Centr and Montreal-based Domtar Papers as part of the Xploration 16 Customer Communications Conference being held April 5-7 in Orlando, Florida. Joanne Gore (Marketing Director at Avanti and Graphic Arts … Read more →

Quark previews QuarkXPress 2016 with additional features

Quark Software has unveiled QuarkXPress 2016, the next major version of its award-winning design and layout platform for print and digital publishing. QuarkXPress 2016 is built on the performance and stability introduced with QuarkXPress 2015. Some of the new features include: Convert PDF, Illustrator and EPS Files to native QuarkXPress objects Paste as native objects … Read more →