Fastsigns of Vancouver installs Esko Kongsberg V Finishing Table

The sign shop recently invested in a new Esko Kongsberg V Finishing Table, bringing in-house many of the cutting and routing tasks it once had to sub-contract to complete. In doing so they have improved productivity, quality and cost efficiencies, and attracted more business. The printer is an independently owned and operated sign, graphics and … Read more →

Mohawk launches new Options + Navajo Swatchbook with proprietary Inxwell surface technology

Mohawk, America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, has announced a re-designed swatchbook for its Options + Navajo paper grade. The Options + Navajo Swatchbook is the third in a series of nine, newly redesigned Mohawk Swatchbooks that have been developed to make the paper specification … Read more →

Digital Film Tools releases EZ Mask Version 3.0

Digital Film Tools (Los Angeles, CA), developer of visual effects software, has released EZ Mask v3.0. EZ Mask is an easy-to-use interactive image masking tool capable of extracting almost any object in an image – even if you’re dealing with fine hair detail, smoke, reflections and so on. Now, this newest version not only supports … Read more →

PrismTech installs Polar Cutter from Colter & Peterson

PrismTech Graphics (Burnaby, BC) has added a 30” reconditioned Polar Cutter that’s “getting a workout every day” since being installed. “The guys are absolutely thrilled,” said PrismTech owner and CEO Paul Milburn. “We had a few early issues but we worked them out and the cutter is doing a great job for us.” PrismTech has … Read more →

Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor now also available as a perfecting press with UV technology

Visitors to the Heidelberg’s Info Days “Profitable and Efficient Production of Short Runs” at the OEM’s Wiesloch-Walldorf site in Germany saw two world premieres! Held at the beginning of this month, the event showcased an eight-colour Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor perfector and a five-colour Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor with coating unit and UV technology. In … Read more →

Watkins Printing chooses Avanti Slingshot Print MIS

Avanti Computer Systems Limited, a leading Canadian provider of Print MIS and Web-to-Print solutions, has announced that The Watkins Printing Company (Columbus, OH), a magazine and publication printer since 1923, has implemented Avanti’s revolutionary Avanti Slingshot Print Management Information System (MIS). The Watkins Printing Company prints, binds and mails monthly and quarterly magazines for clients … Read more →

Objectif Lune and Nu-book create new field force automation solution CaptureOnTheGo

Two renowned Quebec-based companies, Objectif Lune (a technology company that develops solutions for data-driven communications and business process automation), and Nu-book (a specialist in integrated digital platforms for mobile documents) have partnered to create a “never-before-seen” field force automation solution called Capture OnTheGo. Capture OnTheGo offers clients inundated with transactional forms an automated and portable … Read more →

ISA’s International Sign Expo sells out

Three weeks before the ISA’s 2015 International Sign Expo tradeshow opens, it’s already sold out! In all, the tradeshow floor will approach 215,000 net square feet, making it the largest show floor in ISA history. The largest previous show was in 2013 at just over 202,000 net square feet. The ISA International Sign Expo will … Read more →