Tilia Labs launches AI-driven imposition solutions for HP Indigo Presses

Tilia Labs (Ottawa, Ontario), a leading developer of planning and imposition solutions for the printing and graphic arts industry, has announced it’s now offering its Artificial-Intelligence-driven (AI-driven) software technology to boost productivity for HP Indigo digital printing users. Central to the collaboration with HP Indigo is Tilia Labs’ flagship software Tilia Phoenix. The planning and … Read more →

PRINTING United releases details of its Digital Experience virtual tradeshow in October

Characterizing its online event as “four weeks of community-based, content-rich Insight Days beginning October 5 and running through to October 26,” PRINTING United (Fairfax, Virginia) recently announced the decision to transition from an in-person event in Atlanta, Georgia, to a comprehensive digital platform. Show organizers released this update on its plans to present four “power-packed” … Read more →

Two Sides North America launches its Love Paper campaign

Two Sides North America, an independent non-profit organization that promotes the sustainability of print and paper products, has announced the launch of Love Paper. The new campaign is designed to raise consumer awareness of the unique and inherently sustainable characteristics of print, paper and paper-based packaging. The centerpiece of the campaign is a consumer-friendly website … Read more →

OPIA moves its annual Toronto Golf Classic to 2021

The Ontario Printing and Imaging Association (OPIA) has re-scheduled its annual Toronto Golf Classic that would have taken place at the Lionhead Golf Club and Conference Centre (located at 8525 Mississauga Road in Brampton, Ontario) on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the event is now scheduled for Thursday, August 12, … Read more →

Canon’s releases imagePrograf TA-30 MFP L36ei to support businesses as they reopen

Canon U.S.A. has expanded its large-format, entry-level Multifunction Printer (MFP) solutions. The new Canon TA-30 MFP L36ei scan-to-copy/file system is ideal for small businesses, teachers, architects, engineers, construction, consulting firms and others, as it’s cost-effective and includes high-quality, user-friendly features. Similar to the imagePrograf TA-20 MFP L24ei scanner, this solution also includes a linear array … Read more →

Manroland Sheetfed pulls out of Drupa 2021

Leading press manufacturer Manroland Sheetfed (Offenbach, Germany) has announced that it’s pulling out of Drpua, the world’s largest printing industry tradeshow normally held every four years in Düsseldorf, Germany. The live Drupa event had already been postponed from June of 2020 to April of 2021 because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Exhibiting at Drupa, or … Read more →

Bellwyck adds two “first-ever” presses in Canada to provide next-generation custom-printed packaging solutions

Bellwyck Packaging Solutions (Toronto, Owen Sound & Boucherville, Quebec) has announced the completion of the company’s three-pronged strategic press-acquisition initiative, of which two are “firsts” in Canada. Bellwyck has installed the longest Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 102 Press in Canada. The revolutionary new press provides 9-colour printing, including two coating units, each fitted with flexo kits. … Read more →

Konica Minolta announces key leadership changes to drive business transformation and growth

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. (Ramsey, N.J.) has announced key management changes to support it digital transformation strategy and extend its global reach in services and technology. The changes are designed to accelerate the company’s digital transformation, leverage its investment in All Covered, and enable enhanced custom workflow solutions to better meet customer and market … Read more →

Fujifilm customers reflect optimistic outlook for printing industry

Fujifilm North America Corporation’s Graphic Systems Division (Hanover Park, Illinois), has announced the results from interviews with more than 1,100 customers indicating an encouraging outlook for print service providers, despite the recent COVID-19 impact on many businesses. Most notably, the highest number of responses (32%) projected a return to normal business conditions in the July/August … Read more →

New Minuteman Press Infographic shows why print is essential for critical industries during pandemic

Minuteman Press International, a leading design, marketing and printing franchise, has released an informative new infographic that highlights why print is essential across so many critical industries, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The infographic takes a look at 12 industries that we currently rely upon to operate and perform crucial functions. These include Healthcare … Read more →

Mactac launches pressure-sensitive paper and film labels for cannabis products

Mactac (Stow, Ohio) has entered into the fast-growing cannabis industry with the launch of its new pressure-sensitive paper and film labeling solutions for cannabis products. Mactac’s cannabis labeling solutions feature “superior form and function, including adhesion to small mandrel containers and vials,” the company said. “They’re also proven to withstand a range of environmental and … Read more →