Pazazz’s Werbitt among new Epicomm Board Members

Company leaders representing every segment of the graphic communications industry in North America will provide new direction for Epicomm, the Association for Leaders in Print, Mail, Fulfillment and Marketing Services, as newly selected members of Epicomm’s 2016 Board of Trustees.

Canon USA unveils a newly designed website

Canon USA’s new design for its recently launched company website offers a more responsive experience that is much more inviting and enjoyable, said the OEM. The new design features stunning, vivid imagery while the homepage provides an attractive, easy-to-navigate interface with featured content focused on the company’s mission to provide customers with up-to-date product … Read more →

Konica Minolta upgrades Dispatcher Phoenix document workflow

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has announced a new release of its award-winning Dispatcher Phoenix family of document workflow automation products – which include industry-specific versions for the education, healthcare, government, finance and legal markets. With the introduction of Dispatcher Phoenix 5.6, users will experience “enhanced functionality and new features to help improve and maximize … Read more →

Toronto-based Colmar Inks acquired by Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical (Parsippany, NJ) has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets and liabilities of Colmar Inks Corporation based in Toronto, Ontario. Colmar is a manufacturer of liquid inks and coatings for the corrugated and paper packaging market, as well as specialty inks for the rod coatings market. Its customer lists, contracts and finished … Read more →

Domtar’s digital transparency tool – The Paper Trail – now available in French

Domtar Corporation, the largest integrated marketer and manufacturer of uncoated free-sheet paper in North America, has announced that The Paper Trail, its interactive site that helps customers trace the impacts of their paper purchases, is now available in French. The Paper Trail site presents gate-to-gate impact estimates for Domtar products across five environmental categories, provides … Read more →

First event held at Heidelberg’s Print Media Center Atlanta showcases future technology

At a recent open house, German press manufacturer Heidelberg hosted over 150 customers from Canada, the United States and Brazil for a full day of demonstrations and seminars. Customers viewed live demonstrations of the latest technology across Heidelberg’s print portfolio, the North American launch of the new DryStar LED, and the unveiling of the OEM’s … Read more →

Rolland realigns its sales and marketing departments and makes key appointments

Rolland Enterprises (St-Jérôme, Quebec), the Canadian-based producer of fine recycled paper, has changed its 2016 sales and marketing structure to maintain its current momentum. The company is the market leader in the production of specialty uncoated fine papers with “the undisputed highest standards for environmental sustainability.” It produces fine papers with biogas energy and up … Read more →

Komcan appoints Barbeau and Mihalachi to key positions and signs new support, service and parts agreements

Komcan Incorporated (Georgetown, Ontario), the sole authorized agent for Komori printing presses and auxiliary equipment across Canada (including factory-approved service, OEM parts and consumable products), has made two key appointments in sales and parts well as customer support. In sales, Thierry Barbeau has accepted the position of Sales Manager, responsible for the complete product line … Read more →

Silicon Valley Information Technology executive Rhodes joins EFI as Chief Information Officer

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has hired Sheri Rhodes as its Chief Information Officer (CIO). Rhodes brings an extensive range of talents to her new role, building on her experience leading complex, transformational enterprise initiatives for financial, security software and information management companies throughout Silicon Valley. “EFI has some exciting opportunities ahead of it to continue … Read more →

Ten inspiring and funny quotes about Christmas

Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It’s happiness because we see joy in people. It’s forgetting self and finding time for others. It’s discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values. – Thomas S. Monson What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next … Read more →

CGS names Sawatzki as NA Director of Digital Print Technology

CGS Publishing Technologies (Minneapolis, MN) has appointed Cory Sawatzki as Director of Digital Print Technology for its North American operations. Sawatzki will help develop field operations for ORIS Press Matcher // Web and ORIS Lynx in the marketplace, together with OEM partners and managed facilities. He has 20 years’ experience in the printing industry and … Read more →

Xaar announces new printheads for coding and marking

Xaar’s new family of piezoelectric printheads, the first of which will be available in late 2016, will all have a 17-mm print swathe which is an ideal width for high-resolution coding and marking applications – such as printing barcodes, best-before dates and other product identification codes onto a range of packaging. The new family will … Read more →