AMSP/NAPL/NAQP re-brands to Epicomm

The association’s new name and logo were revealed during its recent Executive Leadership Summit in Las Vegas. The association was created on January 1, 2014, through the merger of the Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP), National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), and National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP) and has operated under the name … Read more →

ecoEnvelopes awarded sixth Conversion Patent

Minneapolis Minnesota-based ecoEnvelopes, a world leader in eco-friendly mailing solutions, has received a sixth U.S. Patent (issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) for its conversion envelope technology. The Conversion Envelope, also known as the Transformer, is part of ecoEnvelopes’ popular Recochet product line. This unique, innovative technology allows large-format mailers to send 6” … Read more →

Lexjet releases Sunset Photo Matte Paper

The latest inkjet paper in LexJet’s award-winning Sunset product line, Sunset Photo Matte Paper 280g, is “durable, high-quality, archival and economical” and the the latest addition to the Sunset line of photo, fine-photo, fine-art and canvas inkjet media available exclusively from LexJet. The smooth archival paper is ideal for fine-art reproduction, high-quality photo-art prints, photo … Read more →

Roland unveils Camm-1 GS-24 Desktop Cutter

Roland DGA has introduced its most advanced desktop cutter. The new Camm-1 GS-24 offers “increased cutting power, precision, several high-performance features, and unsurpassed reliability with an industry-best 3-year trouble-free warranty.” The GS-24’s build quality, redesigned cutting carriage and blade holder, 10x overlap cutting capability, and 350g of downforce (a 40% increase from its predecessor) allow … Read more →

Dalim launches Twist 7.5 production automation workflow

Dalim Software’s launch of Twist 7.5 is a significant update of its popular, established production automation workflow. The new features extend the software’s reach beyond its traditional print production and image workflows to support media production for brand enterprises. In doing so, production automation is expanded from business process management to final file processing – … Read more →

Graphic Arts Magazine iPad and Tablet apps now available

Graphic Arts Magazine is proud to share our native iPad and Android apps of our monthly magazine. While visitors have are already able to visit an optimized version of our site on their mobile devices, we’ve now done this for the magazine. Stay up-to-date and on top of the industry with our new magazine app, and download it today!     … Read more →

HP introduces high-resolution curved computer monitors

HP has expanded its portfolio of computer monitors with curved displays, adding that its new HP Z34c, HP Envy 34c, HP EliteDisplay S270c and HP Pavilion 27c provide “an immersive personal experience that will enhance visual perception and audio experiences.” “HP’s new displays complement our goal of delivering new technologies that maximize the visual experience … Read more →

2015 Tabbie Design & Editorial Awards now open

The 2015 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website ( allowing all B2B editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. The Tabbies, the editorial and design awards program, is run by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI). Paul J. Heney, TABPI … Read more →

Robert Mattatall appointed to 2015 ISA Board of Directors

The sign and visual communications industry in North America has new leaders, one of them a leading Canadian printer, as The International Sign Association (ISA) names its 2015 Board of Directors. “Our Board of Directors has vast experience in all facets of the sign industry,” said Lori Anderson, ISA President and CEO. “Their understanding of … Read more →

Niesen is new GPA Chief Executive Officer

Specialty substrate and solutions leader GPA has announced that the company’s Board of Directors has promoted Bob Niesen to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Niesen currently serves as GPA’s President, responsible for leading the company’s U.S.-based operations. Former CEO Tom Brooker has taken on the exclusive responsibility of Chairman of the Board of GPA. … Read more →

Color-Logic releases Image-FX Metallic Separation Tool

Color-Logic has released Image-FX, a software plug-in that automatically creates a metallic ink separation for conventional printing or a white ink separation for use with metallic substrates. The Photoshop plug-in is available to Adobe Creative Cloud users and produces images effectively in wide-format and UV printers. “The Color-Logic Image-FX plug-in analyzes photographic images and automatically … Read more →