Bellwyck adds two “first-ever” presses in Canada to provide next-generation custom-printed packaging solutions

Bellwyck Packaging Solutions (Toronto, Owen Sound & Boucherville, Quebec) has announced the completion of the company’s three-pronged strategic press-acquisition initiative, of which two are “firsts” in Canada. Bellwyck has installed the longest Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 102 Press in Canada. The revolutionary new press provides 9-colour printing, including two coating units, each fitted with flexo kits. … Read more →

Konica Minolta announces key leadership changes to drive business transformation and growth

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. (Ramsey, N.J.) has announced key management changes to support it digital transformation strategy and extend its global reach in services and technology. The changes are designed to accelerate the company’s digital transformation, leverage its investment in All Covered, and enable enhanced custom workflow solutions to better meet customer and market … Read more →

Fujifilm customers reflect optimistic outlook for printing industry

Fujifilm North America Corporation’s Graphic Systems Division (Hanover Park, Illinois), has announced the results from interviews with more than 1,100 customers indicating an encouraging outlook for print service providers, despite the recent COVID-19 impact on many businesses. Most notably, the highest number of responses (32%) projected a return to normal business conditions in the July/August … Read more →

New Minuteman Press Infographic shows why print is essential for critical industries during pandemic

Minuteman Press International, a leading design, marketing and printing franchise, has released an informative new infographic that highlights why print is essential across so many critical industries, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The infographic takes a look at 12 industries that we currently rely upon to operate and perform crucial functions. These include Healthcare … Read more →

Mactac launches pressure-sensitive paper and film labels for cannabis products

Mactac (Stow, Ohio) has entered into the fast-growing cannabis industry with the launch of its new pressure-sensitive paper and film labeling solutions for cannabis products. Mactac’s cannabis labeling solutions feature “superior form and function, including adhesion to small mandrel containers and vials,” the company said. “They’re also proven to withstand a range of environmental and … Read more →

Heidelberg to opt out of all live international tradeshows next year – including Drupa

“Due to unforeseeable effects of COVID-19,” Heidelberg, the world’s largest press manufacturer, said it intends to pull out of all live international tradeshows as an exhibitor – including Drupa – during 2021. Heidelberg did have a substantial presence in Hall 1 at the world’s  largest print industry tradeshow in Dusseldorf  in 2016, alongside partner companies … Read more →

Blais promoted to VP of Graphic Systems and Technical Services at Fujifilm Canada

Fujifilm Canada (Mississauga, Ontario) has announced the promotion of print industry veteran Stephane Blais to the newly created position of Vice President, Graphic Systems and Technical Services Divisions. In this new role, Blais will drive greater efficiencies and teamwork across both divisions. As Fujifilm expands its Graphics Systems business in Canada – which offers solutions … Read more →

Vycom launches Celtec DigiLite PVC signboard

Vycom (Scranton, Pennsylvania), a leading U.S. manufacturer of innovative plastic sheet products designed to replace wood, metal and other traditional materials in a variety of applications, has launched its Celtec DigiLite light-density PVC sheets that “offer economy while retaining the same print quality of Celtec premium signboard materials.” Previewed at the PRINTING United Tradeshow in … Read more →

APTech to hold free webinar on sales re-entry strategies

APTech (Reston, Virginia) has opened registration to its latest webinar, Sales Re-entry Strategy: Are You Ready? that will take place Tuesday, July 14, 2020, from 2 pm to 3 pm Eastern Standard Time. In this webinar, which is free to APTech current members and non-members, sales coaching specialist Leslie Groene will share ideas that salespeople … Read more →