Cameron Advertising installs first Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS in North America

Cameron Advertising (Scarborough, Ontario), one of North America’s leading large-format, digital and screen-printing visual communications specialists and a Canadian leader in end-to-end visual communications (including creative & design, digital printing, 3D printing, finishing, distribution and much more), has purchased a new Agfa Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS (Ultra High Speed) wide-format flatbed inkjet printer from Agfa … Read more →

Brisk demand for specialty Kraft Papers: CTI Paper USA

A recent market intelligence report published by Data Insights Partner on the global Specialty Kraft Paper Market, presents in-depth analysis of segments and sub-segments in the regional and international Specialty Kraft Paper Market. The research emphasized that the global market is projected to expand at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 3.5 % over … Read more →

Agfa unveils worldwide price increases for its offset plates

The Agfa-Gevaert Group (Mortsen, Belgium) has announced that it will increase the prices of its offset plates globally beginning in April of 2021. Soaring input costs – particularly relevant to aluminum, energy and packaging materials – in combination with sharply rising freight rates due to global logistic constraints, made the subsequent price increases unavoidable, said … Read more →

ePac Flexible Packaging to open second Canadian facility in Toronto

ePac Flexible Packaging (Austin, Texas), an all-digital packaging company and an industry leader in fast time-to-market, short-run and medium-run length pouches and rollstock, has announced its plans to open a second Canadian production facility in the Greater Toronto Area. The company has already begun accepting orders, with fulfillment handled by ePac Vancouver until the Toronto … Read more →

Gunter rejoins Mitchell Press as President

Industry veteran Garry Gunter has re-joined the Mitchell Press’ (Burnaby, British Columbia) executive leadership team as its new President, along with with Co-Owner Dan Castilloux (now CEO), Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Scott Gray, and CFO Jim Mann. At the same time, David Mitchell has stepped back from overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations … Read more →

Smartpress launches Digital Sleeking technology

Online printer Smartpress.com, operating out of six facilities in Chanhassen, Shakopee and Chaska, Minnesota and a sales office in New York City, has introduced printed foil products in gold, silver and holographic created through a new digital ‘Sleeking’ process that’s “more flexible and vibrant than traditional foil stamping,” said the company. “Smartpress is launching an … Read more →

Leskusky named President of Printing United Alliance

The Printing United Alliance (Wexford, Pennsylvania) has chosen Dave Leskusky as its President. Leskusky has successfully overseen operations at NAPCO Media, which merged with the Alliance in 2019. Leskusky will retain his role in leading NAPCO Media as part of the Printing United Alliance portfolio, and will also support the Alliance’s efforts to further streamline … Read more →

Comeau named Director of Business Development at Advertek

Advertek (Vaughan, Ontario), a leader in personalized and photo printing founded in 1996, has announced that photo industry veteran Rob Comeau has joined the company as its Director of Business Development. Comeau will use his decades of photo-industry experience to build customer relationships in the fast-growing North American photo personalization market. The company offers a … Read more →

Paragraph installs first HP Indigo 12000 Press with 15K Value Pack in Quebec

Paragraph (Ville Saint-Laurent, Quebec), one of the largest printing companies serving the Quebec market, has significantly expanded its digital printing capacity and folding-carton application range with the addition of a new, 29-inch-format HP Indigo 12000 Digital Press. The press also included the new HP Indigo 15K Value Pack featuring thick-substrate support up to 24 point … Read more →

Heidelberg opens free access to Zaikio’s Digital Procurement Platform to all print shops

Heidelberg is now offering all print shops free access to the Zaikio Procurement industry platform – “a further milestone on its way to becoming the printing industry’s leading platform provider,” said the OEM. Zaikio networks print shops’ IT systems with those of their suppliers, enabling print-service providers to establish an automatic link with these important … Read more →