Colbath returns to Drytac as USA VP of Sales

Drytac (Richmond, Virginia), an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the print, label and industrial markets, has appointed Wayne Colbath as its Vice President of Sales for the United States. He’ll be responsible for driving sales growth in the USA with a focus on Drytac’s broad range of large-format consumable products. Colbath rejoins Drytac from … Read more →

Registration now open for Xplor19 in Las Vegas

Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, has announced the dates and location for its Xplor19 Annual Conference. The event will take place April 23-25, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The premier event for CCM (Customer Communications Management) and digital document professionals lasts two-and-a-half days and brings … Read more →

Next DIA meeting to explore what print buyers want

Did you know that the average annual fall-off rate of print clients is 10%? This means that prospecting for new business must be a constant focus. But how do you get past caller I.D. and spam blockers to get to the right prospects? In other words, what gets a print buyer’s attention? The Digital Imaging … Read more →

Paper Excellence Canada to acquire Catalyst Paper

Paper Excellence Canada (PEC, Richmond, BC) has entered into an agreement to acquire Catalyst Paper Corporation, including its three facilities located in Crofton, Port Alberni and Powell River, its Surrey distribution centre and its headquarters in Richmond, BC. The agreement is subject to regulatory reviews and approvals. Catalyst Paper manufactures 1.3 million tons of pulp … Read more →

Highcon launches new range of consumables

The Highcon (Yavne, Israel) launch of its new range of consumables this week is for the OEM’s digital cutting and creasing machines. Following in-depth analysis of customer use and implementation of the Highcon Euclid and Beam machines around the globe producing a wide range of applications, its Customer Success Department has learned that the majority … Read more →

Calgary’s Mountain View Printing installs Xerox Brevna and Iridesse Production Presses

Mountain View Printing & Graphics Limited (Calgary, Alberta) expects to double its revenue over the next five years with the recent acquisition of two new Xerox digital presses – namely a Xerox Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press (which will streamline production and introduce new pricing flexibility), and a Xerox Iridesse Production Press (which produces spot … Read more →

Ultimate earns Vanguard Breakthrough Award

Ultimate TechnoGraphics (Montreal), a leader in imposition and finishing automation, has won the Print 18 Vanguard Breakthrough Award as only 5 of 76 “Red Hot Technologies” for its new Ultimate Impostrip 2019. Ultimate Impostrip was the first computer desktop imposition solution on the market in 1989, and has since been a crucial part of thousands … Read more →

CPIA re-launches renewed printing industry association in Canada

The Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA, Toronto) is pleased to announce the launch of a newly restructured printing industry association in Canada. Proposed by its Board of Directors and ratified by its membership last March, the CPIA now operates under a new membership structure that unifies key industry stakeholders across Canada, said the organization. This … Read more →

Zünd America breaks ground on new North American Headquarters

Zünd America recently held a ground breaking ceremony for its new North American Headquarters being constructed at Drexel Town Square in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Set to be completed in September of 2019, Zünd America will relocate to Oak Creek from its current location in Franklin, Wisconsin. The new headquarters will include offices as well as … Read more →

Solimar Systems and RealityBLU expand print with trackable, personalized and AR experiences

Solimar Systems (SanDiego, California), a global solutions provider empowering critical communications through multi-channel document communications solutions for print, web and mobile delivery, have announced a new partnership with RealityBLU (Roscoe, Illinois), a leading platform provider of Augmented Reality (AR) technology. Integrating and coupling RealityBLU’s cloud-based BLUairspace technology with the Solimar Systems Chemistry platform allows any … Read more →

Agfa to showcase how its ECO³ prepress solutions make newspaper printers more profitable at 2018 World Publishing Expo

At the IFRA World Publishing Expo 2018 (WPE, October 9-11 in Berlin, Germany), Agfa Graphics will focus on how its ECO³ prepress solutions can make newspaper printers’ operations more economical, ecological and convenient. Key elements highlighted will include the recently launched Avatar V-ZH printing plate, the Attiro ZH Clean-Out Unit and the latest version of … Read more →