Mactac launches new company website

Mactac (Stow, Ohio) a leading supplier of pressure-sensitive adhesives for nearly 60 years, has announced the launch of its new and improved corporate website www.mactac.com. Designed to give customers and visitors a better user experience, the new site features a more user-friendly interface, quick and easy access to products and product information, application and customer … Read more →

Heidelberg receives prestigious award for its digitization strategy

The Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering at RWTH Aachen University (Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) has selected the five best companies in product and portfolio management, in cooperation with Complexity Management Academy GmbH and a high-profile industry consortium. The aim of the benchmarking project was to identify exceptionally successful methods, structures and processes in … Read more →

Winnipeg’s PrintPro installs Canada’s first Xerox Iridesse Production Press

PrintPro Digital & Offset Printing (Winnipeg, Manitoba) has acquired the first Xerox Iridesse Production Press in Canada to help achieve the double-digit annual revenue growth it’s maintained since 2012, and enter the packaging printing market. Founded in 1989, PrintPro is a family-owned commercial printing company operating in the same facility as two complementary businesses which … Read more →

Oklahoma University becomes first in the U.S. to Install Kodak Nexfinity Press

The University of Oklahoma’s Printing, Mailing and Document Services Division has become the first printer in the United States to install the Kodak Nexfinity Digital Press. As the largest in-plant and most award-winning university printer in the U.S., the installation of the new press expands its digital services by joining the university’s existing Kodak Nexpress … Read more →

Miip unveils MiipCam Mini-Web Inspection System

Miip, a Montreal-based specialist in web inspection technology for the printing industry, has released its new miipCam Mini Web Viewer – a new web inspection system for printers and converters. Most flexo printers use a web viewer camera or registration camera to inspect their print in real time. Without it, print quality and production speed … Read more →

Zanders releases new fluorocarbon-free barrier paper

Zanders, a leading German manufacturer of high-quality specialty papers and cartons for the label, packaging and commercial printing markets, has unveiled its latest proprietary product – a natural barrier paper called Zanbarrier NGR. “Due to a special manufacturing process, the use of fluorocarbons or other chemicals is completely unnecessary to ensure its function as a … Read more →

Esko acquires Blue Software

Esko, a global provider of software and hardware for packaging design, collaboration, automation, workflow and production, has announced its acquisition of Blue Software, a label and artwork management software company based in Chicago, Illinois, from Diversis Capital and Schawk Digital Solutions. “This acquisition joins two complementary teams to unlock product packaging development, management and execution … Read more →

Benoudiz joins APT’s Business Development Team

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APT – Reston, Virginia) has announced that Sondra Fry Benoudiz has joined its Business Development Team and will be responsible for building new relationships within the print community, developing new sponsorship programs, creating new business opportunities, and providing customized solutions to help its members meet their business needs. Benoudiz has … Read more →

Memjet powers new Neopost Mach 6 Printer

Memjet has announced that Neopost has incorporated Memjet’s printing technology into its Mach 6 digital colour thick-media printer for mailing, printing and packaging applications. “The Mach 6 ensures a level of quality and speed that toner-based solutions can’t provide, and gives printers the resource they need to produce affordable, short-run, digital colour printing while increasing … Read more →

Sun Automation names Kyger as new President

SUN Automation Group (Baltimore, Maryland), a leading global provider of innovations for the corrugated industry, has named Chris Kyger President of the company. In his previous role as Vice President, Kyger worked alongside SUN’s Senior Leadership Team to implement new systems and drive its customer-focused approach to facilitate innovation and product development. “We take great … Read more →