Xplor19 to co-locate with ISA Sign Expo next year

The International Sign Association (ISA) and its 2019 ISA Sign Expo 2019, and Xplor International’s Xplor19 event, will co-locate in Las Vegas, Nevada next year bringing together the sign, graphics and visual communications industry with the worldwide electronic document systems industry. This marks the first time in 12 years that Xplor has been on the … Read more →

Memjet and MGI form strategic inkjet technology partnership

Memjet has announced that MGI Digital Technology, the leading French manufacturer of digital printing presses and finishing solutions, has integrated Memjet’s DuraLink printing technology into MGI’s new AlphaJET B1 Inkjet Printing and Embellishment Press. This is the first 40-plus-inch sheetfed press to integrate the DuraLink inkjet printheads, ink and modules. It’s also the first five-colour … Read more →

SAi appoints Webb as Director of Customer Experience

SA International (SAi, Salt Lake City, Utah), a leading provider of software solutions for the sign-making, digital printing and CNC machining industries, has announced the appointment of Mikki Webb as its Director of Customer Experience. The role will see Webb drive the development, continuous improvement and delivery of customer service, as well as assume responsibility … Read more →

Toshiba introduces three new desktop multifunction printers

Toshiba has expanded its e-Studio line by introducing a trio of feature-rich, desktop multifunction printers. Toshiba’s latest A4-formatted e-Studio MFPs include one monochrome and a pair of colour models that combine next-generation security features with an array of embedded applications “to comprehensively address small to mid-size business document output and workflow needs,” said the OEM. … Read more →

HP invests £380 million in A3 copier market with purchase of Apogee

HP (Palo Alto, California) has announced that it’s completed the acquisition of Apogee Corporation, a U.K.-based office equipment dealer and Europe’s largest independent provider of print, outsourced services and document & process technology. The transaction values Apogee at approximately £380 million. The acquisition furthers HP’s strategy to “disrupt the more than $50 billion A3 copier … Read more →

Two leading Quebec printing companies merge

After about 20 years as a leading provider of printing and graphic arts services, Montreal’s Clickimprimerie Incorporated will merge with www.printing.coop – a leading Montreal-based print provider. The combined company will move to larger production facilities and will operate under www.printing.coop and www.imprimeur.coop. The new company will be employee-owned and operate as a printing cooperative … Read more →

Agfa’s Jeti Tauro H3300 earns SGIA and Canadian Printing Awards

Agfa Graphics’ new Jeti Tauro H3300 UV-LED Wide-Format Inkjet Printing System made its North America debut recently at the 2018 SGIA Expo and earned The SGIA Product of the Year in the Roll-to-Roll UV (over 80 inches) category. The H3300 is manufactured in Canada at Agfa Graphics’ Canadian headquarters and production facility in Mississauga, Ontario. … Read more →

Ricoh unveils Pro TF6250 wide-format flatbed printer

Ricoh USA has added a new wide-format flatbed printer designed to deliver a broad set of applications for the sign, graphics and décor markets. “The Ricoh Pro TF6250 puts unmatched productivity within reach of sign shops and commercial printers alike, due to its impressive print speeds, one-touch automated daily maintenance and diverse substrate flexibility,” said … Read more →

Kodak expands Prinergy workflow connectivity for Konica Minolta production and industrial inkjet presses

Kodak has announced Prinergy workflow software connectivity enhancements to Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress production systems and AccurioJet industrial presses, as well as an expansion to its AccurioPro Conductor output management system. This, coupled with the release of Prinergy 8.3 featuring support for Windows 2016, provides customers with “the industry’s most flexible and advanced digital hub for … Read more →

Xerox launches ConnectKey printers that boost workplace productivity and creativity

Two new Xerox Workplace Assistant ConnectKey printers “can personalize work experiences and support mobility with secure wireless printing,” said the OEM. The customizable Xerox VersaLink C8000 and C9000 A3 Color Printers produce professional colour quality. In addition, the C9000 is equipped with precision colour management tools and offers greater media flexibility. The user experience, which … Read more →

Liberals table back-to-work legislation to force an end to CUPW strike

The federal government has introduced back-to-work legislation that could force striking CUPW (Canadian Union of Postal Workers) employees to end their labour dispute with Canada Post Corporation – though Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he still hopes agreements can be struck to end mail disruptions across the country. While saying that legislating an end to … Read more →