Prime Data grand opening celebration set for Friday, September 15

Prime Data (Aurora, Ontario), led by President Steve Falk, has been providing data-driven marketing solutions for over 20 years and is a Canadian leader in this sector – as well as in variable-data digital printing. Its focus is on helping businesses and not-for-profits (such as hospitals and environmental groups) with analytics-based variable communications that can … Read more →

Zünd seeing significant increase in users in furniture design market

Zünd (St. Albans, UK) is experiencing a wave of new furniture designs created with its digital cutting tables. Zünd cutting equipment is used in a wide variety of markets including sign-making and graphics, packaging, composites for aerospace and automotive applications, leather, textiles, and architecture design – and now recent testimonials from furniture designers and manufacturers … Read more →

Chinese scientists develop fireproof, waterproof paper

A new fire-resistant paper developed by a team of scientists at the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is creating plenty of excitement. Zhu Yingjie, a researcher from the institute, and his team, developed a set of methods to produce paper with a new material called hydroxyapatite, which is actually … Read more →

Ricoh MFPs wins numerous Buyers Lab Awards

Ricoh’s B&W MP 2555 series has won “Outstanding 25-ppm Copier MFP” (Multifunction Printer) Award from Buyers Lab. The device’s Smart Operation Panel and related capabilities helped to differentiate it from the competition, said the judges. Ricoh’s family of Smart Operation Panel-enabled features also helped earn the Ricoh MP 402SPF (Outstanding MFP for Mid-Size Workgroups), Ricoh … Read more →

Mutoh promotes Arakaki and hires Rugen

Mutoh America, a leading manufacturer of wide-format printers and cutters, has promoted Ryan Arakaki to the position of Advertising and Events Manager and welcomes Mark Rugen as the company’s new Director of Training and Education. Working under the guidance of its Director of Sales and Marketing, David Conrad, Arakaki has been with the Mutoh marketing … Read more →

Please support these Canadian companies at Print 17

Welcome back to the madness! We hope you had some well-deserved R&R over the summer. The Print 17 tradeshow is the largest gathering of the printing, publishing, in-plant, graphic communications and mailing/fulfillment communities in the Americas. It’s returning to Chicago September 10-14, 2017, once again at McCormack Place. We hope you have a wonderful show … Read more →

UV curing lamp manufacturer Alpha-Cure seeks distributors in Canada

Leading UK-based UV curing lamp manufacturer Alpha-Cure is looking for partners in the Canadian printing consumables market. If you sell printing consumables such as inks, varnishes, plates, blankets and anilox rollers, Alpha-Cure would like to talk to you about adding its UV curing lamps to your product portfolio. The company was established in the United … Read more →

X-Rite and ColorPartner unveil unique colour measurement solution for industrial inkjet printing

X-Rite, a global leader in colour science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone, have joined forces with ColorPartner (Kiel, Germany) to help automate colour management for industrial inkjet applications. The unique solution combines the ColorPartner ColorScout A+ automated colour measurement table and X-Rite’s Ci6x family of sphere spectrophotometres, allowing industrial printers to accurately measure colours … Read more →