Pitney Bowes launches Software and Data Marketplace

Pitney Bowes has announced the global availability of its new Software and Data Marketplace, simplifying access to hundreds of data sets across the retail, insurance, real estate and financial services industries. The Software and Data Marketplace is a self-service resource for data users to download the Pitney Bowes data catalogue for sample categorical data – … Read more →

Ultimate and C.P. Bourg partner to provide improved book-finishing workflow

Ultimate TechnoGraphics (Montreal) and C.P. Bourg (Ottignies, Belgium) have announced a joint collaboration in providing a fully dynamic finishing automation workflow for printers worldwide. Ultimate Impostrip and Ultimate Bindery will now drive the C.P. Bourg BPM inline and near-line configurations available to produce books and/or booklets. “When finishing equipment offers the mechanical flexibility to manage … Read more →

Dissident shareholders Icahn and Deason post $150 million to preserve injunction after last week’s Xerox management about-face

In the next “episode” of the rapidly changing and unpredictable Fuji-Xerox takeover “melodrama” (the twists and turns of which have been reported several times in the past few weeks on this site), Xerox late last week petitioned the New York State Supreme Court to rescind the injunction preventing Fujifilm from proceeding with its acquisition of … Read more →

Bennett appointed to VP and GM of Highcon Americas

Highcon Systems (Yavne, Israel), a world leader in the digital printing and digital finishing markets, has announced the appointment of Matt Bennett to the position of Vice President of Sales and General Manager, Highcon Americas. In this role he’ll be responsible for sales operations in both the Canadian and American markets. Previously, Bennett was the … Read more →

Xerox launches Iridesse Digital Production Press featuring iridescent colours and specialty embellishments

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Calling it “another first in the world of print,” Xerox has unveiled its Iridesse Production Press – a high-speed, six-station press that combines four-colour printing with up to two specialty dry inks, all in one printing pass. “The Xerox Iridesse Production Press is the only digital press that can print metallic gold or silver dry … Read more →

Pitney Bowes launches SendPro Enterprise

Pitney Bowes (Stamford, Connecticut), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing and data, has announced the launch of SendPro Enterprise – a cloud-based multi-carrier and PC postage software solution that gives enterprises greater visibility and control of all shipping and mailing activity and spending. “With many locations … Read more →

Ultimate releases Impostrip Configurator for Enfocus Switch

Ultimate TechnoGraphics (Montreal), a leader in imposition and finishing automation, has announced the release of its new Ultimate Impostrip Configurator for Enfocus Switch. Ultimate TechnoGraphics collaborated with Impressed Germany, the worldwide reference for Enfocus implementations (and value-added reseller for Ultimate Impostrip), for the development of the new configurator. Designed with productivity in mind, Ultimate Impostrip … Read more →

C.P. Bourg to begin deliveries of its Sheet Preparation Module

The new C.P. Bourg BPM (Bourg Sheet Preparation Module) is now shipping in multiple configurations and can be connected to many popular production toner, inkjet or liquid ElectroInk print engines to support perfect-bound books and stitched booklets produced in a wide range of formats and sizes – inline, offline and in dual-mode configurations. The OEM … Read more →

DCM acquires Perennial Group for $12 million

Data Communications Management Corporation (DCM, Brampton, Ontario) has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held Perennial Group of Companies (Toronto and Bolton, Ontario). DCM also announced that it has arranged a $12 million term loan from Crown Capital Fund IV LP, an investment fund managed by Crown Capital Partners, to fund the cash component of … Read more →

Package Central software for Adobe InDesign released

Toronto-based Zevrix Solutions has announced that Package Central for Adobe InDesign is now available on the new and improved Adobe Exchange. Originally developed for a major publisher in the U.S., the software automates InDesign packaging by processing files from watched hot folders. Package Central software automatically collects InDesign files from hot folders on a central … Read more →