Agfa and MGI Ceradrop partner to develop Printed Electronics components and solutions

Agfa Specialty Products and MGI Digital Technology have inked a strategic development agreement focused on the Printed Electronics (PE) industry. The objective is to combine MGI Digital Technology’s industrial engineering with Agfa’s chemical research to develop and launch the world’s first comprehensive industrial inkjet solutions for the Printed Electronics market. With this alliance, the companies are … Read more →

Hlinka shares his expertise on the Canadian economy at OPIA’s Economic Forecast Breakfast

Michael Hlinka, CBC business contributor, financial expert, business commentator and columnist, gave attendees at the Ontario Printing and Imaging Association’s Economic Forecast Breakfast Thursday, November 5 a fascinating overview of the Canadian economy, its future and its implications. A renowned expert in money matters, the marketplace and the navigation of financial crises, his passionate yet … Read more →

Drytac launches ViziPrint Illuminate for backlit window graphics

ViziPrint Illuminate, a 4-mil translucent matte PET film, is the newest printable window media released by Drytac. The film uses a mechanical bond to adhere images to glass and other smooth, flat surfaces. With this proprietary technology, there is no adhesive residue to contend with during the removal process. The new film is compatible with … Read more →

Students honoured at Ryerson University’s 2015 School of Graphic Communications Management Awards Night

The goal of Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) and its four-year program is to graduate individuals who will become effective and skilled professionals in the printing and graphic arts industries – with a solid foundation of education and technical training to enable them to develop as professional managers. Well, if GCM’s Annual … Read more →

DIA to explore colour science to work around optical properties of substrates at November 18 meeting

In the move to wide-format output, have your cross-substrate colour matching headaches increased? In today’s printing environment, one of the biggest challenges is the matching of colour across various substrates – from paper, to styrene to wood and more. Paper mills are responding to global competition and marketplace trends by adding Optical Brightening Agents (OBA) … Read more →

Canon launches Océ ColorWave 810 and 910 wide-format printers

Canon USA’s Océ ColorWave 810 and 910 are successors to the Océ ColorWave 900 Printer and are “the fastest digital 42-inch wide-format colour printers on the market, with speeds of up to 10,000 square feet² per hour regardless of image complexity, ink coverage or media type,” said the OEM. The ColorWave 910 printer has two-speed … Read more →

Goss appoints Uberoi as new President and CEO

Goss International, a U.S.-based worldwide leader in web offset and publishing technology, has appointed Mohit Uberoi as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Uberoi joins Goss having previously served as President and CEO at B&W Megtec. He joined Megtec in 1997 and led the business from 2003 to 2015. He has significant experience overseeing … Read more →

FoldedColor debuts web-to-carton solution for short-run offset-printed boxes

FoldedColor (Corona, CA) has introduced a “revolutionary” web-to-carton solution for custom folding cartons, characterizing it as “an industry game-changer.” Aimed specifically at small businesses, it’s ideal for cost-effective, high-quality production of short-run orders as low as 50 boxes. FoldedColor’s browser-based interface combines an intuitive Design Editor and 3D Proofing System with an online storefront – … Read more →

Summit Print installs Esko Automation Engine

Summit Print Corporation (Port Coquitlam, British Columbia), a printer specializing in digital label production and printed packaging solutions, has reduced its time-consuming prepress issues by more than 75% with the installation of an Esko Automation Engine. Automation Engine is Esko’s modular workflow server for automating and controlling prepress. It delivers a powerful solution for label … Read more →

Konica Minolta announces strategic partnership with Solimar Systems

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has inked a strategic partnership with Solimar Systems, a leading developer of Customer Communication Management and Delivery solutions. By blending the flexibility of Solimar’s ‘Chemistry’ and the expertise of Konica Minolta Professional Services, clients will benefit from centralized integration and management of production processes within a unified dashboard. “This advanced … Read more →