Drupa 2016 to highlight industrial printing

A strong focus at drupa 2016 will be the advances in industrial printing – specifically packaging, glass, textiles, ceramics, flooring, laminates, wood, wall coverings, decorative printing and printed electronics. The world’s No. 1 printing industry tradeshow will take place from May 31 to June 10, 2016 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. “Packaging production and … Read more →

Mohawk expands wide-format inkjet portfolio

Mohawk, North America’s largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, has announced a major expansion of its wide-format inkjet portfolio for the growing digital printing market. The Mohawk wide-format Inkjet portfolio, which previously consisted of six items, now expands to 112 items, featuring 32 different product … Read more →

Ryerson University’s February 4 Colloquium on Big Data a big success

Students in the Graphic Communications Management (GCM) program at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto hosted another highly successful, well-attended annual Colloquium on Thursday, February 4. The popular event is an opportunity for industry professionals and current students to discuss relevant issues and connect with like-minded peers. The GCM Colloquium is an evening in which leading … Read more →

RGD to hold Creative Directions Career Conference in Toronto March 5

The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) will hold an exciting Career Development Day for emerging creative professionals Saturday, March 5. The Creative Directions Career Conference will connect students and other emerging professionals with employers, offering constructive feedback on their work while helping hone the skills to establish and grow a rewarding career within the … Read more →

Graphics One launches Fuze 32 Heat Press

Graphics One’s new Fuze Heat Press professional line of high-quality heat presses now includes the Fuze 32 – a 25.5-inch by 31.5-inch manual heat press. This line is aimed at users who are advancing into large-format dye-sublimation printing, or advanced users who are adding extra capacity and require a larger heat press. The Fuze 32 … Read more →

Idealliance and Epicomm expected to merge July 1

The Board of Directors of Idealliance and the Board of Trustees of Epicomm have voted to recommend the merger of the two industry associations to their respective memberships. The Boards approved the merger in separate meetings and both associations will now present the merger proposal to a vote of their memberships according to the regulations … Read more →

Mohawk named converter and distributor of three Domtar envelope lines

Mohawk, North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, is now an official converter and distributor of Domtar Cougar, Lynx Opaque Ultra and EarthChoice Colors envelopes. “In an ongoing effort to provide the highest level of service and supply chain options for our merchant partners, Domtar … Read more →

Aleyant/Ultimate webinar to examine how to increase productivity and profitability

Aleyant (Wheaton, IL), a leader in providing software services to the printing and graphic communications industry, and Ultimate TechnoGraphics, a Montreal-based imposition and finishing automation software provider, have announced their next joint one-hour webinar event which will take place on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 1 pm CST (2 pm EST). At this webinar, attendees … Read more →

Interquest announces new in-depth study of digital book printing in North America

Interquest, a leading market and technology research and consulting firm serving the digital printing and publishing industry, has released a comprehensive new study of digital book printing in North America. The report complements and extends its previous studies of the role of digital printing in the book publishing market. “Digital book printing is playing an … Read more →

Chromasens publishes resource guide for machine vision cameras and lighting systems

Chromasens GmbH has published its latest comprehensive resource guide, now available as a downloadable PDF or as a hard copy catalogue. Significant innovations, as well as the company’s core products of line-scan cameras and lighting systems, are included in the 16-page guide. It will serve as “an invaluable tool for machine vision engineers, containing detailed … Read more →

Ricoh launches new eco-friendly AR Latex Inks

“To address the demands of its growing sign and display graphics customer base,” Ricoh is launching its own Aqueous Resin (AR) latex ink for the Ricoh Pro L4100 series of large-format printers. The AR ink, said the OEM, has ability to deliver sharper, richer, colour on a wider range of substrates with faster drying times … Read more →