Fujifilm J Press 720S and J Press 540W take centre stage at Inkjet Technology Summit

Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division hosted an Inkjet Technology Summit recently at its Chicago Technology Center, showcasing innovative inkjet technology solutions specifically to commercial and package printers. Highlights of the three-day event included hands-on demonstrations of the Fujifilm J Press 720S (an offset quality B2 sheetfed production inkjet press), along with the Fujifilm J … Read more →

U.S. press giant Goss International sold to American Industrial Partners

Goss International, a leading worldwide press manufacturer for the commercial, newspaper and packaging printing industries, has announced that its parent company, Shanghai Electric Corporation (SEC), has entered into an agreement to sell Goss International and its subsidiaries to American Industrial Partners (AIP). The agreement forms part of a broader strategy to further strengthen Goss’ position … Read more →

Lalonde named Canadian Territory Manager for Zünd America

Zünd America has named industry veteran Jay Lalonde to lead its sales efforts in Canada. In his new role, Lalonde will focus on driving sales and increasing revenue by identifying new opportunities here. He’ll also build on relationships with current Zünd customers and resellers across the country. Lalonde has over 25 years’ experience in the … Read more →

ISAG launches wide-format Laser Photo Printer and XY Cutter

Swiss manufacturer Imaging Solutions AG (ISAG) has launched two new solutions for the finishing of large-format posters, images or book covers that offer “genuine photo quality.” The new proPrint 30SHS Laser Printer with integrated photo paper development, and the new photoCut XY Flatbed Cutter with automatic nesting software, can process large-format photo products “quickly, precisely … Read more →

Two Sides North America releases new Print and Paper Myths and Facts Brochure

The organization’s Myths & Facts brochure has been updated with recent facts and other information for Canada and the United States. The new publication also includes two important new topics: “Paper-based packaging protects goods, reduces waste and is recyclable” and “Many consumers value paper-based communications and do not want to switch to digital communications.” “There are Two Sides … Read more →

Label Traxx introduces version 7.2 of its MIS software

Label Traxx MIS job management software was specifically created for narrow web flexo and digital label printers, or printers who specialize in inline roll converting – such as hot stamp, rotary letterpress and web combination presses. Version 7.2 of its Management Information System (MIS) software features the ability to estimate and order magnetic tools electronically with RotoMetrics, … Read more →

Mark Nixon to head North American Operations for Scodix

Scodix, an Israel-based leader in digital enhancement presses and solutions for the graphic arts industry, has appointed Mark Nixon as Vice President of Sales and General Manager, Scodix North America. Nixon will be responsible for sales, customer support, marketing and operations in both the Canadian and American markets, effective immediately. Nixon’s career spans more than … Read more →

Heidelberg’s Prinect Media Manager earns 2015 InterTech Technology Award

Printing Industries of America (PIA) has recognized Heidelberg’s Prinect Media Manager with a prestigious 2015 InterTech Technology Award. This is the 34th time a Heidelberg innovation has been so honoured. Heidelberg’s Prinect Media Manager (PMM) is a browser-based, multi-channel media publishing tool that merges advanced content creation, project management, data-basing, e-commerce and more, behind a … Read more →

Canadian Bank Note purchases Unicom Graphics

Canadian Bank Note (CBN, Ottawa) has acquired Unicom Graphics and will integrate Unicom’s operations with CBN’s McAra Printing Division (Calgary) to deliver print solutions for its customers. CBN has made substantial investments in new technology at McAra over the past several years and the acquisition of Unicom is a continuation of this investment in its … Read more →