Colored by INX Can Design Contest now accepting submissions

The INX International Ink Company (Schaumburg, Illinois) is now accepting entries for its second annual Colored by INX Can Design Contest through to April 30, 2021. The event is open to brand owners, design agencies, marketers and others who used the INX Color Catalogue to produce a single commercial can design between January 1 and … Read more →

CJ Graphics holds another successful annual event raising $51,000 for charity

On December 16, 2020, Canada’s most award-winning commercial printer, CJ Graphics of Mississauga, Ontario, hosted its 13th annual CJ’s Skatepark & Learning Disabilities of Ontario (LDAO) fundraiser. The in-person event went online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was hosted by CJ Group of Companies President Jay Mandarino, along with iconic Canadian comedian … Read more →

Accraply releases Sirius 100 Labeling System

The new Sirius 100 range of pressure-sensitive labeling systems from global manufacturer Accraply is specifically designed to meet the modern demands of today’s fast-moving, highly flexible production lines, said the company – adding that it’s transformed technology-driven linear labeling of its high speed systems into “an extremely cost-effective single and twin-head labeling solution.” Features include … Read more →

Virtual Drupa opens exhibitor registration

Exhibitors can now register online for Virtual Drupa 2021 April 20 – 23, the world’s largest tradeshow for printing technologies originally planned as a live event April 20 – 28 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Free online registration for visitors will begin in March. The basic exhibitor package includes a presence in the Exhibition Space – with … Read more →

First DIA webinar of 2021 will explore how to move into packaging

Many printers, in order to survive in today’s challenging marketplace, are looking to add new revenue streams. One of the most promising is packaging print. But how can commercial printers move into this popular, growing sector? What technology will best expedite the switch in manufacturing – offset or digital? Should growth be through acquisitions or … Read more →

Loftware and NiceLabel join forces to become largest labeling company worldwide

Extending its global leadership in enterprise labeling and artwork management, Loftware, (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), a global leader in enterprise labeling and artwork management solutions, and NiceLabel, a leading worldwide developer of label management systems, have announced that they’re combining under the Loftware corporate umbrella. The new union will give customers and partners an expanded choice … Read more →

Cambridge Label installs DC330 MINI Label Converter

Leading trade-only printer Cambridge Label (Cambridge, Ontario), the largest printer of trade labels in Canada, has self-installed a DC330 MINI Label Converter from manufacturer Grafisk Maskinfabrik A/S of Birkerød, Denmark in just one day using the OEM’s Visual Guide. With built-in functions such as semi-rotary die-cutting, varnishing, laminating, slitting and more, the new machine will … Read more →

W+D introduces first complete 1:1 direct-mail digital envelope solution

W+D (Lenexa, Kansas), a leading manufacturer of envelope converting, inserting and printing technology, has released the world’s first envelope converting solution for digital press owners looking to leverage the 1:1 personalization and data-driven print capabilities of their high quality inkjet or toner printers for direct-mail envelopes – the W+D 410i Intelligent Envelope Finishing System. “The … Read more →

Netpak Packaging invests over $2 million in production plant

Printed folding-carton specialist Netpak Packaging (Anjou, Quebec) has introduced new automated technology and increased its production capacity at its Montreal plant by over 30% in the finishing department, with an investment of more than $2 million (CDN). In line with the company’s core values of excellence and ongoing commitment to innovation, automation and technology, Netpak … Read more →

New management announced at Enfocus

Enfocus, an industry leader in PDF quality control, advanced PDF editing and workflow automation for the printing and graphic arts industry, recently made important changes in management affecting several key roles and responsibilities. After three years of service as General Manager of Enfocus, Wim Fransen has accepted a new challenge at its parent company, Esko. … Read more →

Creative marketplace Vecteezy starts 2021 with milestone growth

Vecteezy (Bowling Green, Kentucky), one of the largest vector, stock photo and stock video communities in the world, established several milestones in 2020 despite the current pandemic. The company surpassed 100 million user sessions and plans to continue its growth by hiring at least 40 new employees this year, effectively doubling its team size. Popular … Read more →