Ryerson students earn PRINTING United Alliance 2020 Scholarships

The PRINTING United Alliance (Fairfax, Virginia), the largest and most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, has announced the recipients of its 2020 Student Scholarship Awards program. Supported by generous donations from endowment investors and industry leaders through the PRINTING United Alliance Foundation, the scholarship program provides support to students … Read more →

Nekoosa adds two new products to its vinyl wall graphics portfolio

Nekoosa Coated Products (Nekoosa, Wisconsin) has added two varying adhesive systems to its Wall Graphics lines. These include an expanded microsphere removable (now in gloss white) and a new, high-peel removable. “Nekoosa’s Wall Graphics product portfolio is a comprehensive offering of re-positionable, removable vinyl films for a wide range of wall applications,” the company added. … Read more →

Inkcups introduces Vivid White UV Inkjet Ink

Characterizing its new ink as “the brightest digital white ink on the market,” Inkcups (Danvers, MA) newest addition to its S1 UV Ink Series, Vivid White, “reproduces the brightest whites available in the industry and is based on decades of experience, and after thorough and rigorous testing. Inkcups created a formula for the ideal ink … Read more →

Hazen Paper pioneers two-sided sub-micron custom holography

Hazen Paper Company (Holyoke, MA) has created an innovative, two-sided promotion to demonstrate its cutting-edge holographic technologies. Hazen’s team designed the stunning artwork on both sides to showcase specific visual effects with nano-holography that delivers an even more dramatic three-dimensional effect than lenticular printing. The front features a fire-breathing dragon with minutely detailed glittering scales. … Read more →

Fujifilm Canada announces distributor agreement with Focus Pre-Press Systems

Fujifilm Canada (Mississauga, Ontario) has announced a strategic agreement with Focus Pre-Press Systems (Surrey, British Columbia), a leading full-service dealer with more than 27 years of experience in the printing and graphics communications industry. Under the terms of the new agreement, Focus Pre-Press Systems will act as a distributor of Fujifilm, covering sales in Western … Read more →

Pantone partners with Corridor to create a more efficient and sustainable digital creation process

Pantone (Carlstadt, NJ), a global authority on colour and provider of professional colour tools for designers, has announced its partnership with menswear brand Corridor (New York City), to streamline its colour and design process with Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors (FHI) integrated design solution. Corridor, an independent menswear brand, focuses on contemporary American clothing, natural … Read more →

Kent joins Domino as Senior Sales Manager for Corrugated and Digital Printing in North America

Leading OEM Domino (Gurnee, Illinois) has welcomed Lloyd Kent to the company as Senior Sales Manager for Corrugated and Digital Printing in North America. Kent has over 30 years of industry experience, including roles as sales development manager, national and regional sales manager, and regional market director. “Companies fortunate to have had Lloyd on their … Read more →

Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition releases whitepaper on workforce concerns

GCWC Survey: Workforce Concerns in Graphic Communications

The U.S.-based Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition (GCWC) has completed a comprehensive survey of the industry and released a whitepaper detailing results and recommended actions. The paper titled Workforce Concerns in Graphic Communications was a direct result of another industry survey taken earlier this year. Respondents included all areas of the industry – including service providers, … Read more →

Paperboard Packaging Council to hold Virtual Insight & Growth Conference

To help paperboard packaging manufacturers enhance and develop their businesses in the current pandemic landscape, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC – Springfield, MA) will host its first multi-day, online event this month: The Insight & Growth Conference (I&G), Monday, August 25 to Wednesday, August 27, 2020. Featuring three tracks – Finance, Operations and Human Resources … Read more →

SinaLite launches free Apparel Resource Center

To help the printing community profit more from selling custom-printed apparel, trade-only printer SinaLite (Markham, Ontario) has created its own Apparel Resource Center. Launched in July 2020, this web page provides downloadable guides that help businesses and individual re-sellers get the most out of selling custom apparel. The online hub contains a number of educational … Read more →

RMGT launches new 970 Series Offset Press

Printing equipment manufacturer RMGT (Placentia, California) has launched its RMGT 970 Offset Press – the newest member of the RMGT 9 Series of presses that have 80 installations across North America in the past 6 years. “This game-changing new press further consolidates RMGT’s strength in the 8-up market sector that was created in 2005 with … Read more →