Canon introduces Conveyance automated workflow tool

Canon Solutions America has launched Conveyance, a highly efficient JDF-enabled automated workflow tool developed to boost high-volume, short-run production. This intuitive software, developed by Canon Solutions America’s Boca Raton Software Development Group, is a new addition to the OEM’s advanced software portfolio, and is supplemented by Canon’s service and tech support. The software helps to … Read more →

Durst now producing community masks at its Italy headquarters

Durst (Brixen, Italy), a leading manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, is now producing community masks in its demo center at its Brixen headquarters in South Tyrol, Italy. The masks are being produced for employees of both the Durst Group and sister company Alupress, and will also be available for other companies. The … Read more →

APTech allowing members-only access to market reports, research studies and Disaster Recovery Toolkit

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech – Reston, Virginia) has launched its new website ( and is offering a limited time, all-access pass for its usually firewalled members-only content. “This all-access pass is like getting a free provisional membership,” said Thayer Long, President of APTech. “With the launch taking place during this challenging time when … Read more →

Trudeau launches Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program for small businesses

Led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the federal government along with provincial and territorial partners are taking action to protect Canadians and businesses from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re partnering to introduce significant measures to ensure that small businesses have the resources to make it through these difficult times. The feds have reached … Read more →

Canon and Thomas Printworks partner to help U.S. food-service providers

Thomas Printworks, a Canon Solutions America customer and one of the largest family-owned printing and fulfillment companies in North America (with over 25 locations throughout Texas, Arizona, Minnesota and Florida), have teamed up with Canon U.S.A. to create high-impact, printed PSA (Public Service Announcement) banners for its food-service customers. Because of the current worldwide COVID-19 … Read more →

SinaLite introduces social-distancing floor graphics and health & hygiene decals

Canadian Trade-printing leader SinaLite (Markham, Ontario) has introduced two new products to help commercial printers and their clients “flatten the curve” of the COVID-19 outbreak. Both products come with pre-designed artwork to make the ordering process faster and easier. Clients don’t need to upload a file – they simply choose their designs. Launched in early … Read more →

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 →