Six weeks and counting as we cope with COVID-19

By Joe Mulcahy, Publisher, Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM) For the most part, I’ve been “sequestered” by COIVD-19. That’s a fancy way of saying “locked up” and separated from the outside world. I’m mostly working from my home here in Newmarket, Ontario. Like everyone, I’m wondering how long this self-imposed torture will last. But I’m also … Read more →

Epson expands its SureColor T-Series with three new models

Epson has added three new SureColor T-Series Printers designed for entry-level and mid-level CAD production, as well as general-purpose wide-format graphics. For personal workspaces and home-based, high-tech offices, the new Epson SureColor T2170 24” desktop printer joins the current 24” SureColor T3170 and SureColor T3170x that deliver high-performance technical and graphic output. For small-sized to … Read more →

Crawford Technologies to host free Customer Communications Virtual Summit May 6

Crawford Technologies (Toronto), a leader in innovative document solutions that streamline, improve and manage customer communications, is hosting a Customer Communications Virtual Summit on Wednesday, May 6 from 10 am to 5 pm Eastern Standard Time. This complimentary, full-day event features 30 sessions that focus on thought leadership, case studies, demonstrations and collaboration opportunities in … Read more →

SGIA announces free COVID-19 Ask the Experts Webinar Series

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA – Fairfax, Virginia) has announced a new webinar series designed to address critical issues facing the printing industry today, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The free COVID-19: Ask the Experts Webinar Series, powered by PRINTING United, will be offered twice a month in May and June and will feature key … Read more →

Heidelberg layoffs could total 2,000

Heidelberg has begun a wide-ranging “action package” to restore profitability that could see up to 2,000 jobs lost across the globe, as well as possible plant closures. The Germany-based press manufacturer currently has about 11,000 employees worldwide. The new strategy, characterized by the OEM as “painful changes,” is aimed to refocus the company on its … Read more →

Ultimate releases new workflow whitepaper on future-proofing your business

Ultimate TechnoGraphics of Montreal, a leader in imposition and finishing automation software solutions, has released a new whitepaper on the mindset and design of a future-proof workflow for business success today and beyond. Written by industry analyst and author David Zwang, Future-Proof Print Production reveals how print service providers can grow margins and expand their … Read more →

Renewed anticipation building for drupa 2021

With just under a year to go until the new opening dates of April 20 to 30, 2021 in Düsseldorf, Germany, drupa, the world’s largest printing industry tradeshow, is still top of mind with leaders in the graphic communications industry worldwide. “We were already in the final stages of preparing for drupa 2020. However, given … Read more →

Color-Logic suspends enrollement fees for its Licensed Printer SMART Program

The Color-Logic SMART (Software, Marketing, And Related Training) Program provides licensed Color-Logic printers with software updates and technical support, ensuring they have the most current Color-Logic software for Adobe, on the most current platforms from Windows and Macintosh. In addition, the program provides 100 press-ready metallic marketing files for use in marketing campaigns by its … Read more →

TAGA reveals 2020 keynote speakers during its free online conference

The Technical Association of the Graphics Arts (TAGA), part of the Printing Industries of America (PIA), is bringing together keynote speakers from the recently cancelled TAGA Annual Technical Conference for a free online event. The TAGA Technology & Innovation Series will be held online April 27–30, 2020, and will offer insights from leading industry experts … Read more →