The Reliable Printer installs Xerox Nuvera and C.P. Bourg Perfect Binder

The Reliable Printer is a Toronto-based, full in-house digital printing centre that also specializes in graphic design, book printing, wide-format, finishing and binding services, and direct-mail marketing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. The family-owned and operated digital print shop was established seven years ago. The company’s new Xerox Nuvera 144 Digital Prodcution System (with … Read more →

CPEIA and PAC partner to transform packaging industry with printable and organic electronics

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) and PAC Packaging Consortium have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore how printable and organic electronics can help Canada’s packaging industry. “This partnership with PAC is a tremendous stride forward in our commitment to our members, to forge the linkages that will help them create compelling new products and … Read more →

Adobe announces major innovations to its Creative Cloud Photography

Adobe’s update to its Creative Cloud Photography plan is the release of an all-new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC that delivers “lightning-fast performance” and new tools to edit, enhance, organize and showcase original photos. With Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC, Adobe Creative Cloud Photography empowers photographers to transform photos into “amazing shots.” Creative Cloud Photography also … Read more →

Enfocus PitStop 13 officially released

After a successful beta test period, PitStop 13 is now in general release. Beta users reported that the features included in this release solve their most problematic PDF quality challenges. Available as a subscription or a license model, PitStop 13 provides, as one beta tester described it, “more production, more efficiency and easier communication.” PitStop … Read more →

Bard Business Solutions celebrates 20th Anniversary this year

For over 20 years, Bard Business Solutions of Toronto has provided management software products specifically designed for various segments of the printing industry. The technology allows users to organize and manage their complete shop processes from one efficient and easy-to-use program. The result is working better and smarter as a team, eliminating duplication and reducing … Read more →

Agfa Graphics to release Fortuna 9 security printing design software

The new Fortuna 9 design software for high-end security printing has updated tools and new security modules that focus on productivity and ease-of-use for those who require high-security printing designs for passports, ID documents, high-security cards, tax stamps, security documents, lottery tickets and more. It’s an advanced security design software with integrated security features that … Read more →

Martin Yale launches new manual creasers

Martin Yale Industries (Wabash, Indiana) has launched two new creasers specifically for small and in-plant print shops. Both the CR818 manual model and the CR828 semi-automatic model handle sheets up to 14” x 18” in weights up to 341 gsm. One unique characteristic is the availability to convert the manual CR818 easily into a semi-automatic CR828 … Read more →

Inca Digital launches the Inca Onset R50i

The new Inca Onset R50i wide-format flatbed UV printer features fine-drop 14-picolitre Fujifilm Dimatix Spectra printheads and an eight-channel dual CMYK configuration to deliver “superb quality” and 600m2/hr. productivity with automation. Positioned between the 400m2/hr., six-colour Onset R40i and the high-speed 720m2/hr. Onset S50i, the new Onset R50i meets the needs of shops that produce … Read more →

Artcraft Label installs an Esko CDI Flexo Plate Imager

Artcraft Label of Burlington, Ontario has improved the quality of its flexo printing while reducing prep time with the installation of an Esko CDI 2530 Flexo Plate Imager along with HD Flexo prepress software. Founded in 1977, Artcraft Label is a pressure-sensitive label manufacturer specializing in smaller volume premium brands in the wine, artisan cheese, … Read more →

Two Sides celebrates Earth Day with a free infographic

Two Sides North America has released an engaging infographic that presents key facts about the relationship between paper and sustainable forestry and encourages people to share it in celebration of Earth Day this Wednesday, April 22. The wise use of the world’s forests is critical to our survival and a healthy environment. “We’re often led … Read more →

Unigraph rolls out new products, will double size of production facility and adds Veritiv to USA dealer network

Canada’s leading pressroom chemical manufacturer, Unigraph International, will be expanding its current production and warehouse facility in Delson, Quebec and has added Veritiv (formerly xpedx and Unisource) as an official Unigraph distributor in the U.S. While many in the printing and graphic arts industry here and south of the border are downsizing and outsourcing in … Read more →