PIA announces
 2015 InterTech Technology Award winners

Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced the recipients of the 2015 InterTech Technology Awards. The technologies receiving this renowned award have been judged as genuinely innovative and are expected to advance the performance of the printing and graphic communications industry in many areas. An independent panel of judges deliberated over an outstanding selection of … Read more →

Cansel acquires major printing industry supplier Ernest Green & Son

Vancouver-based Cansel – a software, hardware and service provider to the engineering, surveying, construction, architecture, government and printing industries – has acquired Ernest Green & Son Ltd., the largest independent distributor of graphic arts products and services in Canada. No financial or additional details were released. Ernest Green & Son (Mississauga, Ontario) began as a small … Read more →

Mohawk introduces new Strathmore Writing, Text + Cover Swatchbook

The redesigned swatchbook for Mohawk’s Strathmore Writing, Text and Cover papers makes the paper specification process clearer, easier and more inspirational for designers, printers, stationers and paper enthusiasts. Four new heritage colours have been added to the swatchbook, curated from the Strathmore Archives. They include Dusk Blue, Golden Olive, Riviera Rose and Pyro Brown. The … Read more →

Digital Sign Technologies unveils Print Head Doctor 12 and 13 printhead cleaning machines

Mississauga-Ontario-based Digital Sign Technologies’ (DST) fully automated, mobile-app-controlled Print Head Doctor 12 and 13 are the newest versions of its printhead cleaning machines for the wide-format printing market. Both are upgrades of the Canadian company’s popular Print Head Doctor (PHD) 11. The technology cleans printheads automatically through a remote control mobile app that uses the … Read more →

Canon Canada unveils new imagePrograf iPF850, 840 and 830 Large-Format Printers

Canon Canada has announced the launch of three new 44-inch-wide, high-volume, large-format inkjet printers – the Canon imagePrograf iPF850, iPF840 and iPF830 models (that are also available as multi-function devices). Each is designed to bring “reliable, affordable and precise printing” to the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC), and Computer Aided Design (CAD) markets. Ideal for … Read more →

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 →