HP Indigo and Agfa introduce variable-design solution for brand protection and security printing

HP Indigo and Agfa have partnered and announced a variable-design security solution for brand protection and security printing. HP Indigo Secure Studio Powered by Agfa creates “unique” graphic designs with virtually endless variations. The designs are not only secure and protect against counterfeiting and diversion, but also blend seamlessly with the original design without compromising … Read more →

The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsmen closes after nearly a century

One of our industry’s most valued, philanthropic and hard-working organizations is closing after almost 100 years of dedicated service. Established in 1919, The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsmen, a division of the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen (IAPHC), has made what it calls “a difficult decision.” A letter from President Bill Kidd, Vice … Read more →

First-ever LeadingPRINT CEO Summit to tackle “overcoming what sucks about your business”

The Association for Print Technologies (APTech) is launching its inaugural LeadingPRINT CEO Summit at PRINT19, the print industry’s longest running industry tradeshow October 3-5 at McCormick Place North in Chicago, Illinois. Its provocative theme of “overcoming what sucks about your business” will feature a panel of leading CEOs who are successfully navigating today’s difficult printing … Read more →

Idealliance certifies Landa S10 Nanographic Press

Idealliance (Alexandria, Virginia) has awarded Digital Press System Certification to the Landa S10 Nanographic Printing Press in conjunction with the Landa DFE (Digital Front End) to demonstrate the system’s premier capabilities in all print production supply chains – according to globally recognized standards in printing, packaging and publishing “through the most intensive evaluation of a … Read more →

Contex’s new chat feature gives direct access to scanning experts

Contex (Chantilly, Virginia), a world leader in large-format scanning, has announced the success of its chat option on www.Contex.com. Sold worldwide in over 100 countries, Contex solutions are recognized in a wide range of industries for reliability, value, high performance and exceptional image quality. Visitors are currently using the popular chat feature as a go-to … Read more →

QuarkXPress Mac App adds helpful new features

Quark Software (Denver, Colorado) recently announced the official availability of new features within the QuarkXPress app, available exclusively through the Mac App Store. This update of Quark’s graphic design and page-layout software for creative professionals introduces Flex Layouts and an overhauled Table Model as well as a range of new customer-requested features. Flex Layouts for … Read more →

Flint CPS Inks plans price increases for 2020

Worldwide UK-based ink supplier Flint CPS Inks plans to implement selective price increases “to assure sufficient coverage of raw material cost increases needed, to ensure availability of raw materials that are essential for manufacturing high quality products.” The company added that raw material availability and the cost of raw materials for oil-based products such as … Read more →

Printing United Update: Ricoh to showcase its latest technology and help Wounded Warriors

Visitors to the Printing United tradeshow (October 23 – 25 in Dallas, Texas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center) will discover how Ricoh (booth 7001) empowers printers to adapt and thrive – by making expanding wide-format offerings easier, pushing the boundaries of substrate versatility, creating “gorgeous and precise” colours, and helping to deliver faster … Read more →

Pantone adds 294 colours as total climbs to 2,100

Pantone, a global authority on colour and a provider of professional colour tools for graphic designers, has added 294 “trend-relevant” colours to its Pantone Matching System. This move creates an overall library of 2,100 colours – including improved cross-referencing to Pantone’s Fashion, Home + Interiors (FHI) system – allowing for more design flexibility throughout the … Read more →

Delphax to debut new monochrome print platform at Printing United

Delphax Solutions (Mississauga, Ontario), a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art production inkjet printing equipment, will be adding to it groundbreaking Elan HD product portfolio with a new high-speed monochrome print platform that will be revealed at the Printing United tradeshow in Booth 8458. The event will be held October 23 – 25 in Dallas, Texas at … Read more →

Sign Expo Canada set for this weekend at the International Centre

Sign Expo Canada is the Sign Association of Canada’s national tradeshow that attracts professionals from around the world to see the latest technology, products and services that the Canadian sign industry has to offer. The annual event will take place once again at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Show times are Friday, September 20 … Read more →

Epson introduces SureColor F6370 Dye-Sublimation Printer

Epson America (Long Beach, California) has unveiled its next-generation SureColor F6370 44-inch Dye-Sublimation Inkjet Printer. Featuring speeds up to 680 square feet per hour, the new printer quickly produces high-quality images for promotional products, soft signage, cut-and-sew fabrics and more. Designed for ease-of-use, the intuitive SureColor F6370 comes equipped with new Epson Edge Print workflow … Read more →