Epson introduces its first RTR Resin signage printers

Epson (Los Alamitos, California) has expanded its presence in the signage market with the introduction of its SureColor R-Series of wide-format, RTR (Roll-To-Roll) signage printers. The 64-inch SureColor R5070 and SureColor R5070L leverage six-colour resin ink to deliver “astonishing prints on a variety of substrates with consistent, repeatable colour,” said the OEM. Ideal for print … Read more →

Massilly North America installs new Koenig & Bauer MetalStar 3 Metal Decorating Press

Massilly North America, a global metal packaging manufacturing and distribution company headquartered in Brantford, Ontario, and serving North and South America, has invested in its first new Koenig & Bauer MetalStar 3 Metal Decorating Press. The new four-colour press, set to be delivered this Spring, includes a stream feeder and motor-driven roller conveyor. Serving the … Read more →

Xeikon introduces SX20000 Digital Colour Press aimed at book printing and direct mail

Xeikon America (Itaska, Illinois) has expanded its graphic arts and commercial product portfolio with the launch of the Xeikon SX20000 Digital Colour Press. This is the second duplex press to come to market based on Xeikon’s Sirius dry-toner technology. “It presents an excellent value proposition for printers looking for a cost-effective machine that’ll give them … Read more →

Fastsigns names ND Graphics as its inaugural Canadian Vendor of the Year

Fastsigns International (Carrollton, Texas), a leading franchisor of sign, graphics and visual communications with more than 750 locations in 9 countries worldwide, presented the Canadian Vendor of the Year Award to wide-format equipment and supplies specialist ND Graphics during the recent 2021 Virtual Fastsigns/Signwave International Convention. ND Graphics has 10 locations across Canada. The U.S. … Read more →

Miraclon appoints Ellis as Sales Manager for Canada and Northwestern U.S.

Miraclon has announced that Brian Ellis has been appointed Sales Manager for Canada and the Northwestern USA. The role includes supporting and enabling customers to maximize the capabilities of their Kodak Flexcel NX solutions and aiding prospective customers to achieve business growth with new investments in Flexcel NX Technology from Miraclon. Ellis joins Miraclon with … Read more →

Epson unveils new SureColor T-Series wide-format MFPs for CAD, technical and graphics applications

Epson (Los Alamitos, California) has announced  the availability of its new 24-inch SureColor T3170M and 36-inch SureColor T5170M Multifunction Printers (MFPs). Featuring a sleek design and compact footprint, the new printers are designed to enhance workflow and support seamless collaboration ideal for today’s remote-working environment. The models include an integrated, high-detail scanner with simple, top-loading … Read more →

Color-Logic releases new digital colour guides to simplify the use of neon and fluorescent inks

Color-Logic (West Chester, Ohio) has released new Touch7 Neon Color Guides that simplify the use by graphic designers of the neon and fluorescent inks being offered by various Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Until now, graphic designers preparing files for use with new neon and fluorescent inks have been confined to commercially available guides printed for … Read more →

Virtual drupa Conference Area to offer 45 hours of knowledge transfer

From April 20 – 23, 2021, the Conference Area of virtual.drupa will feature a comprehensive English-language program spanning 45 hours and focusing on the global trends of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Circular Economy, the Connected Consumer and Platform Economy. International industry experts, brand owners and speakers from vertical markets will convey valuable knowledge through case … Read more →

Samir Macklai wins $5,000 Warren Wilkins Memorial Scholarship

The Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund (CPISTF) recently established a scholarship to honour the late Warren Wilkins, a visionary leader in the Canadian printing industry who worked diligently to support emerging new talent for our industry. “We’re pleased to announce that Samir Macklai, a first-year Ryerson University GCM (Graphic Communications Management) student, has been … Read more →