Komori cancels its participation in drupa 2021

Komori (Tokyo, Japan) has announced that it’s pulling out of drupa 2021, the world’s largest printing industry tradeshow, normally held every four years in Düsseldorf, Germany. Drupa had already been postponed from June of this year to April of 2021. The decision to exit was made in response to the continued spread of COVID-19 and … Read more →

Flora Graphics installs first Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 190 Digital Label Press in Ontario

After 7 years in business, Flora Graphics (Brampton, Ontario) has installed the first Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 190 Digital Label Press in Ontario. The company specializes in graphic design, web development, branding, digital and offset printing, magazines, books, large-format printing (posters and banners), and more recently has earned a solid reputation for its digital signage services. … Read more →

Canon launches ProStream 1800 Continuous-Feed Inkjet Printer

Canon has launched its new ProStream 1800 Continuous-Feed Inkjet Printer, the newest model in its ProStream 1000 series. With increased web speeds of up to 436 feet per minute, the new printer has “the highest resolution and print quality of any digital printing press at that speed, making it the ideal solution for commercial printers … Read more →

Sign Research Foundation releases updated Wayfinding Manual

The Sign Research Foundation (SRF – Washington, DC) has released its latest Urban Wayfinding Planning and Implementation Manual, which has been completely updated with the latest trends and information. The guide was last published in 2013 and wayfinding has only grown in popularity and use since then, said the organization. Urban Wayfinding explores all facets … Read more →

Drupa reduces show days while participation remains high

The duration of drupa, the world’s largest tradeshow for printing technologies, will be shortened from 11 to 9 days and will now be held April 20 – 28, 2021 at the Fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. The previously announced dates were April 20 – 30. This decision is in response to the wishes of its partner … Read more →

Tilia Labs launches AI-driven imposition solutions for HP Indigo Presses

Tilia Labs (Ottawa, Ontario), a leading developer of planning and imposition solutions for the printing and graphic arts industry, has announced it’s now offering its Artificial-Intelligence-driven (AI-driven) software technology to boost productivity for HP Indigo digital printing users. Central to the collaboration with HP Indigo is Tilia Labs’ flagship software Tilia Phoenix. The planning and … Read more →

PRINTING United releases details of its Digital Experience virtual tradeshow in October

Characterizing its online event as “four weeks of community-based, content-rich Insight Days beginning October 5 and running through to October 26,” PRINTING United (Fairfax, Virginia) recently announced the decision to transition from an in-person event in Atlanta, Georgia, to a comprehensive digital platform. Show organizers released this update on its plans to present four “power-packed” … Read more →

Two Sides North America launches its Love Paper campaign

Two Sides North America, an independent non-profit organization that promotes the sustainability of print and paper products, has announced the launch of Love Paper. The new campaign is designed to raise consumer awareness of the unique and inherently sustainable characteristics of print, paper and paper-based packaging. The centerpiece of the campaign is a consumer-friendly website … Read more →

OPIA moves its annual Toronto Golf Classic to 2021

The Ontario Printing and Imaging Association (OPIA) has re-scheduled its annual Toronto Golf Classic that would have taken place at the Lionhead Golf Club and Conference Centre (located at 8525 Mississauga Road in Brampton, Ontario) on Thursday, August 13, 2020. Because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the event is now scheduled for Thursday, August 12, … Read more →

Canon’s releases imagePrograf TA-30 MFP L36ei to support businesses as they reopen

Canon U.S.A. has expanded its large-format, entry-level Multifunction Printer (MFP) solutions. The new Canon TA-30 MFP L36ei scan-to-copy/file system is ideal for small businesses, teachers, architects, engineers, construction, consulting firms and others, as it’s cost-effective and includes high-quality, user-friendly features. Similar to the imagePrograf TA-20 MFP L24ei scanner, this solution also includes a linear array … Read more →

Manroland Sheetfed pulls out of Drupa 2021

Leading press manufacturer Manroland Sheetfed (Offenbach, Germany) has announced that it’s pulling out of Drpua, the world’s largest printing industry tradeshow normally held every four years in Düsseldorf, Germany. The live Drupa event had already been postponed from June of 2020 to April of 2021 because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Exhibiting at Drupa, or … Read more →