Reminder: EPPY Awards entries are due August 28

The EPPY Awards, presented by Editor & Publisher, honour the best media-affiliated websites across 31 separate categories. Now in its 20th year, this international contest has broadened its scope to keep up with the ever-changing Internet industry. The deadline for entering submissions to the EPPY Awards is Friday, August 28, 2015. The winners will be announced on … Read more →

Mimaki introduces TS300P Dye Sublimation Printer

Mimaki USA’s 77-inch-wide, roll-to-roll production model is a dedicated transfer paper printer offering “new levels of quality and productivity for digital textile printing or applications requiring transfer to hard surfaces.” The TS300P Printer made its North American debut at the National Business Media (NBM) Show yesterday in Long Beach, California. “Mimaki has a long history … Read more →

LED UV drying option for Manroland’s Roland 700 Evolution Press claims significant energy savings

The energy-saving LED UV drying technology option supplied with the Roland 700 Evolution Sheetfed Press offers many benefits for printers, enabling more vibrant colour and higher levels of productivity on a wide range of substrates, along with significant cost and environmental benefits and greatly increased viability for short-run printing, said the company recently. The OEM … Read more →

Konica Minolta launches bizhub Press C71hc with High Chroma Toner

Konica Minolta’s new bizhub Press C71hc digital production printer “promises new printing possibilities with bold, intense and vibrant RGB colours reproduced in print and unrivalled vividness in corporate and marketing collaterals,” said the OEM. The bizhub Press C71hc uses High Chroma Toner that has the ability to reproduce a wider range of sRGB gamut and … Read more →

Heidelberg has successful start to new financial year

“As we start the new financial year, Heidelberg is well on the way to achieving its targets for the year,” said Deputy CEO and CFO Dirk Kaliebe. The Germany-based press manufacturer has made a successful start to a very challenging financial year 2015/2016. Provisional calculations for the first quarter (April 1 – June 30, 2015) … Read more →

Annex installs Kuda Paper Cutter from Komcan

Annex Business Media (Simcoe, Ontario) has installed a new Kuda 115 Paper Cutter from Komcan, Inc. located in Georgetown Ontario. The new cutter replaces a smaller cutter and will work alongside Annex’s new Komori LS 840 Perfector, also being installed. Kuda Cutting Systems offer a state-of-the-art cutting workflow solution for printers and print finishing operations … Read more →

Ricoh develops new authoring capabilities for its Clickable Paper technology

Ricoh Europe has developed new authoring capabilities for the OEM’s Clickable Paper that will enable companies to deliver a more responsive, client-centric service. Ricoh is also launching customization software during the second half of 2015 that will allow clients to embed Clickable Paper into their own branded apps. Clickable Paper connects printed materials to online … Read more →

Sajo Technologies’ Ink Can Dispenser added to CMYK Distributors’ product repertoire

CMYK Distributors (Weymouth, MA) has added the Ink Can Dispenser by Sajo Technologies (Candiac, Quebec) to its product offerings. “Our unique, proprietary product is a press-frame-mounted dispenser that allows printers to automatically pump ink into the ink fountain using its existing ink cans. It’s the only technology of its kind in the world,” said John … Read more →

Pitney Bowes launches Relay Communications Suite for SMBs

Pitney Bowes’ new Relay Multi-Channel Communications Suite is an integrated solution designed specifically for small and medium businesses (SMBs) to “enhance their transactional communications (bills and statements) while providing for client data privacy and meeting growing regulatory requirements and complexity.” At the heart of the suite is the Relay Communications Hub, a cloud-based digital document hub that … Read more →

Appleton Coated adds new ‘greener’ substrates

Appleton Coated has launched three new publishing papers. “We have three exciting developments to share,” said Mike Baker, Appleton Coated’s Executive Director of Publishing Papers. “Appleton Coated is now manufacturing Utopia Book Inkjet with 50% Post-Consumer Recovered Fibre (PCRF) and with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification. These enhancements to Utopia Book Inkjet are standard, with … Read more →

Esko releases Suite 14.1 with SaaS options, more flexibility with software subscriptions and improved support

The launch of Esko’s Software Suite 14.1 is a comprehensive update of its full suite of packaging software solutions. Besides a range of functional updates for each of the suite’s applications, Esko Software Suite 14.1 will be rolling out with Software as a Service (SaaS) and Subscription options that give users greater flexibility, scalability and … Read more →