Canon exceeds 2017 goal for lifecycle CO2 emissions’ improvement

Highlighting the company’s focus on embracing sustainable practices throughout its business processes, Canon U.S.A. has announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., has released its annual Sustainability Report. For 2017, Canon exceeded its goal of a 3% lifecycle CO2 emissions’ improvement index per product over 2016 results, through efforts to make products more compact, lightweight, … Read more →

Association For Print Technologies praises ITC’s termination of Canadian Paper Tariffs

The Association for Print Technologies’ (APTech) through its Vice President of Government Affairs, Mark J. Nuzzaco, has praised the International Trade Commission’s (ITC) decision to terminate duties on Canadian uncoated groundwood (UGW) paper (i.e. newsprint) previously imposed by the U.S. Commerce Department. He also endorsed the statement issued by Stop Tariffs on Printers & Publishers … Read more →

Nilpeter to debut three new presses

Nilpeter will showcase three new presses at Labelexpo Americas 2018 (September 25-27 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. They are the Nilpeter FA, the Panorama Hybrid and the FB-350. All three presses will make their U.S. debut at Print 18 following the worldwide product launch at last … Read more →

Quark appoints Shepherd as new CEO

Quark Software (Denver, Colorado), a leader in content services and graphic design software, has announced that tech industry veteran Victor Shepherd has been appointed new Chief Executive Officer. Shepherd joins Quark from its parent company, Parallax Capital Partners, where he served as an operating partner. In his new role, Shepherd will lead the organic and … Read more →

Agfa Graphics wins four Product of the Year Awards from SGIA

Agfa Graphics four Product of the Year awards from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) include the new Jeti Tauro H3300 LED (won in the Roll-to-Roll UV Over 80 Inches category), the Jeti Mira (won in two categories – the UV Flatbed + White $200,000-$500,000 category and UV Flatbed $200,000-$500,000 category), and the Anapurna H3200i … Read more →

Messagepoint expands Canadian presence with new office in Kitchener-Waterloo technology hub

Messagepoint, a leader in developing and delivering software and services within the Customer Communications Management (CCM) market, has expanded its Canadian presence with a new office in Kitchener-Waterloo. The location is part of the Toronto-based company’s planned global expansion, having also recently opened new offices in London, England. The Kitchener-Waterloo office will act as Messagepoint’s … Read more →

SGIA calls for Golden Image Competition submissions

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is now accepting entries for its 2018 Golden Image Competition. The competition recognizes excellence in printing in a wide variety of categories including banners, garments, ceramics and embroidery. “The Golden Image Competition is your opportunity to showcase your company’s printing expertise. Winning a Golden Image Award places you among … Read more →

Tesch joins Komori America as Marketing and Communications Manager

Komori America (Rolling Meadows, Illinois) has appointed Aarona Tesch as Marketing and Communications Manager. In this role, she’ll be overseeing the company’s overall marketing functions as well as developing and executing comprehensive marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to support the sales and revenue objectives of the OEM. Tesch has spent the … Read more →

Komori to field-test its new Impremia NS40 Inkjet Press

Komori Corporation plans to begin field-testing of its new Impremia NS40, a 40-inch sheetfed Nanographic Printing System, during the Spring of 2019. First shown at drupa 2016, the Komori Impremia NS40, a sheetfed inkjet press equipped with Landa Nanography technology, has been in development at Komori in Japan for more than two years. The NS40 … Read more →

SGIA releases its 68 Product of the Year Winners for 2018

After evaluating a record-setting 255 submissions, judges for the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s 2018 Product of the Year Competition selected 68 winning products. All of the 255 entries and the 68 winners be displayed in the Golden Image Gallery/Product of the Year Gallery at the 2018 SGIA Expo October 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention … Read more →

Neenah introduces 100% pure cotton papers

Neenah (Alpharetta, Georgia) is expanding its cotton fibre paper category by adding new Neenah Cotton Papers – a 100% cotton paper line manufactured by the paper mill. The company has been producing pure cotton papers since the late 1870s. “Neenah Cotton Papers truly represent everything Neenah brings to the art and science of papermaking – … Read more →