Agfa Graphics adds Arziro security Design Tool to its software portfolio

A state-of-the-art plugin for Adobe Illustrator is the latest addition to the software portfolio from Agfa Graphics, offering an anti-counterfeit design solution for general-security printing and personalization. Inspired by Fortuna, Agfa Graphics’ design software for the high-security print market, Arziro Design can create extremely complex security patterns in seconds for general-security print applications. It’s also … Read more →

Christopher Reist joins ATS-Tanner Canada

Christopher Reist has joined Oakville-Ontario-based ATS-Tanner Banding Systems Canada as a Systems and Sales Engineer. He will advise and help ATS customers to introduce new and existing banding systems and technology into their current production environments. Reist completed a four-year university program in International Business at Toronto’s Humber College and received practical training in Europe … Read more →

GPA releases product information video series

Specialty substrate leader GPA has introduced the first video in a series of technical product overviews featuring Greg Kestler, GPA’s Director of Technical Products. Kestler reviews the advantages and profitable uses for Styrene in a short, user-friendly manner that makes it understandable for individuals from all levels of the graphic arts and printing industries. In … Read more →

Swiss newspaper becomes first in the world to print 100% digitally using Manroland, HP and Mueller Martini technology

Traditional Swiss offset daily newspaper Walliser Bote made printing history worldwide June 15 when it began production of the world’s first high-speed, 100% digitally printed newspaper. Walliser Bote delivers the news to the Valais region in Switzerland and is published Monday to Saturday. Current circulation is between 22,000 and 32,000 copies with approximately 24 pages … Read more →

Fujifilm hosts Prime Label Technology Summit

Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division recently hosted a Prime Label Technology Summit at its Chicago Technology Center, showcasing innovative packaging technology trends to invited attendees. Successful solutions were the focus at the two-day event, with hands-on demonstrations of the Graphium (a UV inkjet press for labels, packaging, and specialty print) and the Flenex series … Read more →

Prime Data receives Canada Post Top Performer Award

Canada Post Corporation has recognized Aurora-Ontario-based Prime Data with a Top Performer Award for Excellence in Direct Mail Growth. The award was presented at the recent Canada Post Expert Partner Program Conference held in Toronto. The event is an opportunity for professional development and an exchange of ideas between major mail providers and Canada Post. … Read more →

Beneco Packaging’s Jiang ranked one of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs

YaJun (Carol) Jiang, President of Mississauga-Ontario-based Beneco Packaging, has been ranked No. 53 on the 17th annual W100 list of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs by Profit/Chatelaine. Published in the June issue of Canadian Business and online at and, the W100 ranks female entrepreneurs with a proprietary formula that considers the size, three-year revenue … Read more →

Adobe unveils comprehensive 2015 Creative Cloud tools and services in biggest release in recent years

Adobe’s “milestone” release of its flagship Adobe Creative Cloud tools and services includes major, unprecedented updates to its industry-defining desktop tools – including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC and InDesign CC – as well as new connected mobile apps for iOS and Android. The company is also shipping Adobe Stock, the industry’s first … Read more →