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In order for colour management to work, you need to take an active role in actually managing colour! This starts with the assumption that having a predictable and accurate colour workflow will reduce the time to complete a job – and that the job will be accurate to the customer’s expectations. Colour management will not … Read more →

Update on Canada Job Grants

Are you implementing a new computer software system, upgrading equipment or adding machinery to provide new capabilities? If these, or any other skills-upgrading training is in your future, there may be funding available through the Canada Jobs Grants program. The Ministry of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), through the provincial and territorial governments, provides … Read more →

Media Resources generates additional $1 million with 3D Printing

Wide-format printing specialist Media Resources (Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary), credits large-format 3D printing for its recent annual revenue increase of $1 million since its investment in a Massivit 3D Printer. Here, co-owner Steve Gallow shares some insights about the market, especially what it was like being an early adopter of large-format 3D printing. Steve Gallow … Read more →

Contiweb’s cost-saving Fluid Applicator saves German printer 60% on silicone costs

Contiweb, a specialist in state-of-the-art technologies for printing, advanced drying and web-handling, have announced that global installations of its silicone-saving Contiweb Fluid Applicator (CFA) now number well over 50 since its commercial launch in 2015. Developed to overcome the high prices associated with ready-made silicone mixtures, the CFA uses a more cost-effective pure silicone oil … Read more →

Xerox unveils new services to advance clients’ digital transformations

Xerox (Norwalk, Connecticut) has announced a new services’ portfolio comprised of five horizontal and four industry-specific services that are built to address their clients’ digital transformation necessities. “There’s a significant opportunity for our clients to automate inbound and outbound communications, extract value from ingested data, and streamline various business processes to unlock immense productivity gains,” … Read more →

Fujifilm receives aluminum tariff exclusions and plans to reimburse plate clients

Fujifilm North America Corporation’s Graphic Systems Division has announced tariff tax exclusions on its aluminum offset printing plates, currently making it the only major printing plate manufacturer in the U.S. to earn such an exclusion. Fujifilm added that it has worked proactively with industry associations and the U.S. Federal Government to address the unintended consequences … Read more →

Label Resources experiences 40% growth in new sales and production with installation of Domino N610i

Label Resources (Langley, BC), a high-capacity label-printing specialist with full-colour flexographic and digital printing capabilities, has installed a new Domino N610i 7-colour digital UV inkjet label press. Since 1994, the company has been providing state-of-the-art label printing services to its customer base across Canada and the U.S. That includes firms involved in nutraceuticals, food and … Read more →

Print Factory free guide reveals the hidden costs of widespread reliance on colour default solutions

New research from leading global digital print software provider PrintFactory (GMG Americas, Hingham, MA), has revealed that a current widespread reliance on default solutions could be costing large-format operations thousands of dollars in avoidable wasted time, ink and media every year. PrintFactory’s new guide to Breaking Color Convention for a More Productive Wide-format Workflow points … Read more →

How a medical device company improved total label production efficiency by 50%

Teklynx International is a world-leading barcode and RFID labeling software developer and solutions provider with locations in several countries and regions around the globe. An industry innovator for over 30 years, it helps companies operate smoothly and efficiently by implementing labeling solutions that streamline operations while staying ahead of industry-specific compliance and emerging regulations. Its … Read more →

GSE adds new Ink Manager software module for label and packaging printing

GSE Dispensing (The Netherlands/Charlotte, NC) has enhanced its Ink Manager software by introducing an optional module that brings improved control of costs and job procedures, as well as better traceability in label and packaging printing. GSE Ink Manager software enables converters to minimize ink-related waste, provide improved ink yields, reduce set-up times, enhance reporting and … Read more →

PRX projects 50% growth in 2018 after Mark Andy Digital One installation

PRX Print (Mississauga, Ontario), a leading Canadian label converter founded in 2010, has been providing full-service packaging solutions to customers across virtually all industries. It carved out its niche as a print broker offering clients “one-stop packaging shopping” including printed labels, forms, boxes and shrink sleeves. It also provides marketing services such as graphic design, … Read more →