New research explores inkjet print quality measurement and paper qualification

A new research report from Inkjet Insight into customer requirements regarding print quality measurement and paper qualification data has revealed some surprising facts. The Inkjet Insight Production Inkjet Market Survey on Print Quality Measurement and Paper Qualification includes data gathered from dozens of production inkjet users in the United States in the fourth quarter of … Read more →

Registration now open for Xplor20 in April

Xplor International (Lutz, Florida) has announced that the agenda is being finalized and registration is now open for its annual conference. Xplor20 will take place April 14-16, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Attendees can register here: www.cvent.com/d/wyq4q8. The popular Customer Communications Conference two-and-a-half-day event brings together end-users, analysts, consultants, … Read more →

SGP unveils new certification for the printing industry and asks for comments

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP – Sayville, N.Y.), a leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, has announced a new certification for suppliers to the printing industry. The “SGP Supplier” certification is the next step in the organization’s mission to further sustainability throughout the printing industry supply chain. The organization added that the criteria for … Read more →

GWG releases new specification for sign and display market

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG, Belgium) has released a new specification to address issues within the sign and display printing market – specifically viewing distance, scaling factor and support for wide-gamut colours. Viewing distance is the average distance between the final printed work and a typical viewer. This can be as little as one metre (3 … Read more →

EFI Connect 2020 to explore key industry issues and feature digital print visionaries

Electronics For Imaging’s (EFI’s) annual Users’ Conference, EFI Connect, will be among the most informative and valuable in the event’s 20-year history – thanks in part to keynote sessions that deliver new insights and expertise in workflow management and automation, integrated digital print, and industry growth marketing strategies, said the company. Keynote speakers for the … Read more →

News Media Canada announces Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations

News Media Canada (Toronto) has announced that it will fund 105 journalists at 94 host news organizations across Canada under the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative. News Media Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative (LJI) program will provide funding to grant recipients, to hire reporters to create new journalistic content covering civic issues and institutions of … Read more →

Lowe-Martin Group installs first Komori Impremia IS29 in Canada from Komcan

The Lowe-Martin Group, with headquarters in Ottawa and production facilities in Mississauga, Ontario, provides communication solutions that span a wide range of products and services – including sheetfed offset printing, digital printing, direct and multi-channel marketing, online ordering, direct mail, large-format and security printing, in-house pre-press and bindery services, e-business solutions and warehousing and logistics. … Read more →

Taylor Printing Group acquires Bounty Print Limited

Brace Holdings, owner of SaltWire Network and New Brunswick-based Taylor Printing Group Inc., has announced that it’s purchased Nova Scotia’s Bounty Print Limited, located in Halifax. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bounty Print specializes in offset, digital and wide-format printing, as well as finishing and direct-mail services. “Purchasing Bounty Print enables Taylor … Read more →

PIA Launches Process Control Fundamentals in its iLearning Center

Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced the launch of its new Process Control Fundamentals Course in its online iLearning Center. Process control is a crucial function ensuring that a system is constant, predictable and continually operating at optimum performance with only normal variations. In the printing industry, process control is the cornerstone of any … Read more →