GPA Introduces Setalux Fabric exclusive in North America

Specialty substrate leader GPA (McCook, Illinois) has announced the addition of Setalux Fabric to its collection of Liquid Ink X branded substrates for HP Indigo digital presses. With its soft, textured surface, the new fabric “transforms any project into a work of art. Now, printers, brand owners and graphic designers can find this material in … Read more →

Infigo software partners with Two Sides organization

Infigo Software (Crawley, England) has announced its first new partnership of 2019 – with Two Sides. Two Sides is a global, not-for-profit initiative by companies from the printing and graphic communications industry including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre-press, press, finishing, publishing, printing, envelopes and postal operators. The non-profit organization’s goal is to promote … Read more →

ISA launches Women Leading the Industry program

Women Leading the Industry (WLI), a new initiative launched by the International Sign Association (ISA, Alexandria, Virginia) with Sign Builder Illustrated Magazine (SBI), will hold its inaugural event at the ISA International Sign Expo 2019. “The bold new initiative will inspire and empower women in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry who aspire to … Read more →

HP reaches milestone sale of its 1,000th HP Indigo Series 4 Press

HP has announced that it’s reached a corporate milestone – by selling its 1,000th HP Indigo Series 4 Press to Ryan Printing in New York – thus continuing the growing customer momentum for its 29-inch (B2) platform across commercial, labels and packaging digital print applications. “Supplying 1,000 presses to customers in 65 countries is an … Read more →

Quark names Hickey CEO and Friske President and COO

Quark Software (Denver, Colorado), a leader in sales enablement, content automation and desktop publishing, has announced that senior technology executive Chris Hickey has been named Chief Executive Officer. Interim CEO Victor Shepherd has been promoted to the position of Chairman of the Board for Quark. Hickey joins Quark from cloud-based data services firm RingLead, where … Read more →

Spagnolli appointed Zünd Sales and Channel Manager for North America

Zund America (Franklin, Wisconsin) has announced the appointment of Scott Spagnolli to the position of North American Sales and Channel Manager, responsible for Canada and the United States. Spagnolli has over 25 years of experience in the printing and graphics industries, including seven years with Veritiv/Xpedx, where he was Director of Graphic Solutions for all … Read more →

Manroland Sheetfed’s parent company publishes 2018 Annual Report & Accounts

Manroland Sheetfed GmbH’s parent company, Langley Holdings, the diverse and privately-owned engineering and industrial group, has published its IFRS Annual Report & Accounts for the year ended December 31, 2018. The group’s chairman, Tony Langley, said in a recent review regarding the business that despite a slowdown, following successive record profit years, 2018 had been … Read more →

EFI donates Optitex design software to B.C.’s Wilson School of Design

Electronics For Imaging (EFI, Fremont, California) has donated a number of Optitex 2D/3D design software licenses for students and faculty members at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Wilson School of Design in Richmond, British Columbia. The donation was part of EFI’s “ongoing commitment to empower knowledge and help provide critical skills for the next generation work … Read more →

GoTranscript updates Android App with new features for voice-to-text transcription

Transcription technology converts live or recorded audio speech into a written or electronic text document and was used predominately by journalists and medical professionals. However, recently more and more industries have started reducing hours of manually transcribing audio to text. Printing, education, business, TV/video, marketing, publishing and even social media industries are now using professional … Read more →

Zimmerman joins Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends as Director of Wide Format Printing

Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends (Weymouth, MA) has announced that Eric Zimmerman has joined the company as Director of its Wide Format Printing (WFP) Advisory Service. In his new role, Zimmerman will assume responsibilities for forecasting, market analysis, research and custom consulting related to wide-format digital printing – including graphics and technical applications. Zimmerman has more … Read more →