Three Canadians named to ISA’s 2019 Elite Class

The International Sign Association (ISA) has named its 2019 ISA Elite Class – “the next generation of sign, graphics and visual communications industry leaders,” said the organization. Now in its fifth year, the class is the most diverse ever for this highly competitive, one-of-a-kind program. In all, 37 participants range from those who own their … Read more →

Konica Minolta expands its Managed IT Services in Western Canada

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) has announced that it’s acquired Continuity Solutions Limited, a Managed IT Services Provider (MSP) based in Calgary, Alberta. Over the past several years, Continuity Solutions, led by founder and CEO Ray Archer, has built a loyal customer base in Calgary by establishing itself as a leading IT service provider among … Read more →

PIA opens submissions for its 2019 InterTech Technology Awards with a deadline of May 31

The Printing Industries of America (PIA, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is currently seeking cutting-edge print and graphic arts technologies for its 2019 InterTech Technology Awards. The annual competition hosted by the PIA honours truly innovative technologies that are destined to shape the future of the print and graphic communications industry. Manufacturers and suppliers of equipment and software … Read more →

Adobe named a leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms

Adobe (San Jose, California) has been chosen by Gartner Incorporated as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms research report. Adobe was one of 17 vendors evaluated in the report. For the second consecutive year, Adobe placed furthest in the readers quadrant for “completeness of vision.” The evaluation criteria included market … Read more →

Labelexpo Global Series and Labels & Labeling partner with Graphics Canada tradeshow

Add another special, co-located event to the already sold-out Graphics Canada tradeshow Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 11, 12 and 13, 2019, at the International Centre, 6900 Airport Road in Mississauga, Ontario. Labelexpo’s Global Series and Labels & Labeling will be partnering with Graphics Canada for a helpful and informative two-day Label and Package Printing … Read more →

Xerox releases Instant Print Kiosks in the U.S. to deliver new revenue streams to businesses

Venues, businesses and university campuses frequented by mobile technology users can now generate a new revenue stream with the Xerox Instant Print Kiosk. The kiosk offers fast and easy access to popular cloud services and common printing, copying, scanning and faxing applications “making it the ideal self-serve solution for those on the go,” said the … Read more →

Mimaki USA opens new Los Angeles Technology Center

Mimaki USA (Suwanee, Georgia), a global OEM of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced the opening of its new Technology Center located in Gardena, a suburb of Los Angeles, California. The centre is located approximately 20 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport at 150 West Walnut Street, Suite 100 in Gardena. It replaces the … Read more →

Nazdar unveils new 735 Bridge Series Inks for UV inkjet printers

Nazdar Ink Technologies (Shawnee, Kansas) has launched a new high-quality alternative UV inkjet ink series for printing-bridge industrial presses, HP Scitex FB7500 and FB7600. The new Nazdar 735 Ink Series for UV inkjet printing “was designed specifically to enable the creation of durable graphics where colour fidelity, adhesion and finishing are of primary importance,” said … Read more →

PPC Spring Conference to address hiring issues and ways to win in a “decelerating world”

The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC, Springfield, MA) 2019 Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference will take place April 3-5, 2019 on Coronado Island, California. With the beautiful San Diego coastline as a backdrop, CEOs and executives from North American paperboard packaging manufacturing companies will convene to network and learn about crucial issues such as hiring challenges … Read more →

APTech launches LeadingPRINT Forum April 23

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech, Reston, Viriginia) has launched its LeadingPRINT Forum – a new, executive-level education and networking event that will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The inaugural event will bring together some of the best and most experienced leaders in the … Read more →

Ryerson Job Fair set for March 21 – with March 8 deadline

Ryerson University’s Graphic Communications Management (GCM) Job Fair is an employer’s opportunity to connect with talented students seeking summer internships or full-time career positions. Last year, 70 companies conducted interviews. The popular annual event is free to attend, but registration is required. The Job Fair provides time for both structured interviews and open networking. Employers … Read more →

PDI becomes first in Canada to install three new Vutek printers from Electronics For Imaging

PDI Large Format Solutions, a subsidiary of Montreal-based PDI Group (Phipps, Dickson, Integria), has become the first business in Canada to install a new, next-generation, high-end flatbed/roll-fed EFI Vutek h3 superwide-format LED printer, a new EFI Vutek 3r+ roll-to-roll LED printer, and a new EFI Vutek FabriVU 340i soft-signage printer. These major technology upgrades from … Read more →