Sydney Stone launches Antibacterial Laminating Film in Canada

Print-finishing specialist Sydney Stone (Toronto) has introduced Derprosa Bacterstop, an Antibacterial Laminating Film, to Canada. The company has supplied Derprosa Laminating Films since 2010 and offers sales and service nationwide with branches in both Toronto and Vancouver. “Frequently-touched laminated materials such as children’s books, menus and catalogues can allow bacteria to stay on the surface … Read more →

Levit to replace HP Indigo’s Bar-Shany as General Manager

According to Israeli tech news site CTech, HP Indigo General Manager Alon Bar-Shany told employees on Wednesday, June 10, that he’ll be leaving the company after 25 years, while leading it for the past 15 years as GM. HP Indigo (Ness Ziona, Israel, with offices worldwide), develops, manufactures and markets digital printing solutions – including … Read more →

Ricoh unveils faster monochrome Pro VC40000 Digital Inkjet Press

Ricoh USA (Exton, Pennsylvania) has expanded its digital inkjet portfolio with the introduction of its new monochrome-only Ricoh Pro VC40000 model. Joining the full-colour Pro VC40000 family, this new B&W press brings added depth to an extremely diverse inkjet line. It empowers printers to produce high-volume monochrome applications much faster than the platform’s maximum performance … Read more →

CTI adds new application for its solvent-specialty ink colour-change technology for packaging

Specialty inks on packaging for beer, sodas and candy that are currently popular among consumers, are now feasible for fountain cups as a result of Chromatic Technologies’ (CTI’s) invention of solvent-specialty inks. CTI (Colorado Springs, Colorado) has invented a new suite of colour-change technologies using solvent inks – including thermochromic (temperature-activated), photochromic (sunlight-activated), glow-in-the-dark and … Read more →

EyeC launches product presentations in its new Virtual Demo Center

Due to the current COVID 19 pandemic, EyeC (Hamburg, Germany) is now offering a virtual demo experience where EyeC ‘s website visitors can view its entire product range for artwork and prepress inspection, as well as for offline and inline control. EyeC print-inspection experts will outline various system functions and provide insights into different application … Read more →

Entries now open for 2020 Label Industry Global Awards

The search is now underway for the world’s leading innovators in the label and package-printing industry, with a total of five awards available at this year’s Label Industry Global Awards. The annual awards recognize those organizations and individuals who have excelled in the label and package-printing sector in 2019. Entry is free and submissions must … Read more →

Sun Chemical to increase prices of solvent inks and coatings

Sun Chemical (Parsippany, New Jersey) will increase the prices of its solvent-based inks and coatings across North America beginning on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. “Due to the significant increase in the demand for alcohols and solvents for use in sanitizers and pharmaceutical initiatives, the prices of these materials have increased substantially,” said the company. “In … Read more →

Jones Healthcare Group invests in new Uhlmann Blister Packaging Line

Jones Healthcare Group (London, Ontario), a market leader in advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions, has made a significant investment in taking its packaging services to an unprecedented new level, in the form of a new, fully integrated two-lane Uhlmann Blister Packaging Line. The highly automated equipment will increase the company’s capacity to manage high-demand … Read more →

PaperSpecs free webinar to explore “Sleeking – The Best Kept (Foiling) Secret in Design”

In a free, exclusive PaperSpecs (Palo Alto, California) webinar, sponsored by Nobelus, Erika Bartos (Hooray Design) and Mark Sarpa (Neuron Publishing/LoveBook) will show designers how, through a smart combination of ‘Sleeking’ paper and digital colour printing, they can produce some amazing, eye-catching creations. The cutting-edge digital process adds beautiful shimmering foil to digital print runs. … Read more →