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 →

Global PrintExpo to launch as a fully virtual exhibition in June

UK-based Resolve Business Management (RBM) has announced the launch of its Global PrintExpo – the world’s first virtual exhibition and conference facility for the printing industry. In developing this new concept, show directors Wayne Beckett and Chris Watson of RBM have utilized their long-standing technical experience in managing cloud-based products, as well as their expertise … Read more →

APTech’s free LeadingPRINT Summit to go virtual on April 28

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech – Reston, Virginia) is re-launching its LeadingPRINT Summit as a full-scale online event, allowing complete access to both association members and to non-members for free. The summit will deliver the same exceptional content and experienced speakers as outlined in the original agenda, said the organization. The live event will … Read more →

Federal government approves $73-billion wage subsidy legislation

Desperately needed aid for Canadian businesses and their workers to help ease the financial devastation caused by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is on the way. The federal government’s $73-billion wage subsidy legislation received royal assent last Saturday after being passed by the House of Commons during a rare emergency sitting. Ottawa will now pay companies … Read more →