Graphics Canada ready to rock!

Graphics Canada, our largest and longest running printing tradeshow, is celebrating 52 years. More than 200 exhibitors will display the latest technology covering just about every sector imaginable. On April 16-18 at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, one of the best line-ups of exhibitors in recent years will include leading suppliers such as Canon, … Read more →

Knewton and HP pioneer new personalized print learning solutions

Adaptive learning specialist Knewton has unveiled Personalized Print Learning Solutions in collaboration with HP to make adaptive learning materials seamlessly available across both print and digital platforms. With Personalized Print Learning Solutions, publishers will be able to create adaptive educational materials – including personalized print chapters of textbooks, worksheets or assignments for schools and colleges … Read more →

HP unveils “fastest” large-format colour and monochrome printing portfolio on the market

HP’s new PageWide XL Printers offer “the fastest large-format production printing available in color and black-and-white” said the OEM. Adding that the printers “do the job of two printers in one single device” HP said that the monochrome and colour models print at “breakthrough speeds up to 60% faster than the fastest monochrome light-emitting-diode (LED) … Read more →

RockTenn sets two world production records

RockTenn’s Nicholasville, Kentucky folding carton team set two world records recently by printing more than 9 million sheets in one month and more than 357,000 sheets in one day! Both records were set on a KBA Rapida 164 64” 7-colour plus coater press that was installed in May of 2014. To put the company’s 9-million-sheets … Read more →

SpeedPro partners with EFI to add wide-format technology

Through a new agreement between EFI and national graphics franchise SpeedPro Imaging, EFI will bring advanced inkjet imaging capabilities to SpeedPro Imaging studios, initially providing its H1625 65” LED wide-format inkjet printer to SpeedPro’s 120-location network across Canada. SpeedPro recently completed an extensive testing and validation process with the printer, qualifying it as a superior … Read more →

Ricoh Canada offers Color-Logic with Pro C7100 Series Printers

Color-Logic has announced that Ricoh Canada is now offering the Color-Logic metallic process on its Ricoh Pro C7100 series printers with white ink. “Ricoh Pro C7100 series printers, together with white ink and Color-Logic software, open new markets for Ricoh users,” said Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves. “Printers who select white ink … Read more →

Nilpeter boosts representation in Canada

Nilpeter has announced a new and more focused representation for its Canadian market and partners. The OEM’s comprehensive line of printing and packaging solutions will now be represented in the region by long-time industry and Nilpeter veterans Fran Mayo and Robert Wray. The eastern region of Canada, from Ontario east, will now be represented by … Read more →

Infigo expands North America operations, exhibits at Graphics Canada

Having attended Dscoop in Washington, DC a few weeks ago, Sussex-England-based software developer Infigo will mark its return to Canada by exhibiting at Graphics Canada (booth 1056) April 16-18 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Infigo’s Managing Director Douglas Gibson will be presenting a special seminar: Print, Driving Cross-Media Success: A look at how … Read more →

MTEX America launches turnkey textile print solutions facility in New York that will also service Canada

International wide-format digital textile printing solutions manufacturer MTEX has landed in North America. MTEX CEO Eloi Ferreira recently announced the incorporation of MTEX America, which will be headed up by digital textile industry veteran Clem Sison. Its America facilities will be in the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Tri-State area, which is close to the … Read more →

Agfa announces global launch of two new inkjet systems

Agfa Graphics has announced the world premiere of new inkjet systems, workflow and inks. One new product is the 98-inch Jeti Tauro – a high-end hybrid UV inkjet press with 32 heads for 6 colours and optional white or primer, designed for high productivity printing on both rigid and flexible material. The other is the … Read more →

Ricoh and Mimaki sign reseller agreement to market flatbed wide-format inkjet printers

Ricoh Americas Corporation has inked an agreement with Mimaki USA to distribute Mimaki JFX200-2513 and Mimaki JFX500-2131 high-performance flatbed inkjet printers. These models, designed for high quality, larger output printing, are now available through Ricoh sales channels. Both are ideal for shops venturing into wide-format printing for the first time and looking to expand their … Read more →