NewTech Imaging Printing Services installs Xerox Versant 2100 Digital Colour Press

NewTech Imaging Printing Services in downtown Toronto installed the Xerox Versant to offer existing clients more options and attract new customers. “The printer can accommodate increased thickness in card stock, has much better registration, and we can now print on a variety of media, including polyester papers,” said NewTech Owner Patrick Nobili. NewTech has been … Read more →

Insource to support its numerous worldwide manufacturing partners at Graph Expo

Representatives from Canadian printing, mailing, fulfillment and packaging leader Insource Corporation of Markham, Ontario will be at several manufacturing partner booths at Graph Expo 2015 set for September 13-16 in Chicago. These will include world-class manufacturers and companies such as Kirk Rudy (booth 2067), W+D North America (booth 1253), CDR Graphics-SCS and Petratto (booth 4426), … Read more →

APP’s Zenith Hi-Brite offering up to 10% higher yields

The Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) machines that produce the premium paperboard utilize the same amount of pulpwood in the production process to create a longer sheet. “It’s not only the environment that benefits, but customers as well. The higher yield presents a substantial built-in cost advantage – up to 10% more product when compared … Read more →

GPA releases latest video on rigid vinyl

The U.S.-Based specialty substrate company’s latest video in its technical product overview series features Greg Kestler, GPA’s Director of Technical Products, reviewing the advantages and profitable uses for rigid vinyl. Known for its durability, rigid vinyl is commonly used for retail signage, restaurant flip menus, shelf wobblers, consumer goods packaging, gift cards, and more. Kestler … Read more →

Goss to showcase product and customer innovations at Graph Expo 15

Goss International will highlight the unique advantages of its web-offset technology for commercial, newspaper and packaging applications at Graph Expo 2015 in Chicago September 13 – 16 in at booth 853. The company will focus on its ground-breaking product portfolio for the commercial, newspaper and packaging markets, highlighting the Goss Sunday Vpak press for high-quality, … Read more →

PDS (Pressdown) to sell and service Duplo graphic and office equipment in Canada

Scarborough-Ontario-based PDS (Pressdown) has been appointed by Duplo USA (headquartered in Santa Ana, California) to provide sales and service of all Duplo graphic and office equipment across Canada. For 30 years, PDS has been a leader in supplying and servicing the latest printing, finishing and label-making technology to the Canadian market. For example, it brought … Read more →

Newly released Avanti Slingshot modules earn two Must See’Em Awards

Toronto-based Avanti Computer Systems, a leading provider of Print MIS solutions, has announced that its two newest Avanti Slingshot modules have received prestigious Must See’Em Awards in conjunction with Graph Expo 15, the industry’s largest North American printing industry trade show set for September 13-16 in Chicago. Both modules – Grand Format Estimating and Automated … Read more →

OMET launches first flexo label press utilizing lasers

Italian press manufacturer OMET officially launched its new iFlex Flexo Label Press recently that features reduced set-up time paired with lower maintenance, leading to “higher versatility than ever seen before” said the OEM. But more importantly, the iFlex features the iLight laser, the first-ever application of lasers in flexography. The technology automatically finds the best … Read more →

Brewery uses low-migration inks from Agfa Graphics to print on PET bottles and adds augmented reality

The Martens Brewery in Bocholt (Belgium) is using the newest technologies available (including low-migration, UV-curable inks from Agfa Graphics and augmented reality) to promote a special flavour of its beer on the most popular show on Belgian television. “Bottling beer in PET bottles and printing images of TV show characters directly on the bottle are … Read more →

Essentra introduces tapes for UV-coated material

Essentra Specialty Tapes (Forest Park, IL) has introduced several double-sided tapes that will adhere well to UV coated material such as boxes, cartons, posters, POP displays, lightweight forms, easels, shelf tabs, wobblers, danglers and many other printed materials. Tape adhesives typically have poor or no adhesion quality when applied to UV coated material, said the … Read more →