Pitney Bowes completes sale of Software Solutions Business to Syncsort

Pitney Bowes (Stamford, Connecticut), a global technology company that provides solutions in the areas of e-commerce, shipping, mailing and financial services, has announced that the previously disclosed sale of its Software Solutions Business to Syncsort for $700 million in cash has been completed (with the exception of its software and data business in Australia, which … Read more →

Reminder: January 5 is deadline for Second Annual Better with Less – Design Challenge submissions

The deadline to submit entries for the second annual Better with Less – Design Challenge, organized by Metsä Board, the European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, is approaching. Entries must be received by Sunday, January 5, 2020. Now in its second year, the competition inspires packaging designers as well as packaging design students all … Read more →

MGI achievements in printed electronics honoured with coveted European packaging award

During the prestigious annual Oscars de l’Emballage (Oscars of Packaging) ceremony held November 25 in Paris, France at the Elysée Biarritz Auditorium (just a stone’s throw away from the famous Champs Elysées Boulevard), the MGI Digital Technology Group was awarded the 2019 Oscar in the Printing and Digital Technologies category for its Enhance Your Brand … Read more →

Gluskin is new Director of Marketing and Business Development at Mutoh America

Mutoh America (Phoenix, Arizona), a leading manufacturer of wide-format printers, has announced that Steve Gluskin has joined the OEM as its new Director of Marketing and Business Development. Working under the guidance of Mutoh America’s President and General Manager Brian Phipps, Gluskin will focus on developing new business growth opportunities throughout Canada and the U.S. … Read more →

Industry megatrends the focus of DIA’s Christmas Luncheon and Annual General Meeting

Megatrends and their looming effects on the printing and graphic communications industry was the topic of discussion at the Digital Imaging Association’s Christmas Luncheon and Annual General Meeting Wednesday, December 4 in Toronto. Keynote speaker Jeff Dowd, North America Business Development Lead for HP’s Graphic Solutions Business, explored the subject in detail and revealed some … Read more →

Idealliance awards G7 System Certification to Agfa Graphics’ Asanti workflow

Agfa Graphics’ Asanti Version 4 production hub and automated workflow software has been awarded G7 System Certification from Idealliance “as it has demonstrated the system’s leading capabilities to implement and maintain G7-based print workflows.” G7 System Certification is the global verification of a system, proving that it’s able to implement G7 and near-neutral-based print production … Read more →

Epson to unveil Spectroscopic Camera to automate colour inspections

Seiko Epson Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) has developed a compact, lightweight spectroscopic camera that can be easily integrated into manufacturing lines. Epson said it will launch its first spectroscopic camera, one that captures light across the visible spectrum, in the 2020 fiscal year ending March, 2021. “Differences in colour can occur between products in different production … Read more →

APTech launches EDgage Magazine for higher education marketers

The Association for Print Technologies (APTech, Reston, Virginia), a leading association for print service providers and print manufacturers, has announced the launch of its newest publication, EDgage – a magazine for higher education marketers. The new magazine, which will be published quarterly, will delve into the unique challenges that higher education marketers face “as they … Read more →

Calgary printer boosts revenue with Inca SpyderX from Fujifilm

Anvy Digital (Calgary, Alberta), a leading large-format specialty printer, is now experiencing significant revenue growth after installing a new Inca SpyderX – a wide-format UV digital inkjet flatbed printer distributed exclusively throughout North America by Fujifilm. Founded in 2002, Anvy Digital is a leader in large-format digital print in Canada, and consistently invests in innovative … Read more →

Pantone’ reveals its Colour of the Year for 2020

Pantone, (Carlstadt, New Jersey), a provider of professional colour language standards and digital solutions, and X-Rite Incorporated, have announced that Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue has been selected as the Pantone Color of the Year for 2020, characterizing it as “a timeless and enduring hue, elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the … Read more →

Konica Minolta Canada hosts ReThink Print – its final showcase of the year

Konica Minolta Canada’s ReThink Print Innovation Showcase brought businesses, industry experts and students together to meet, network and share new ideas in printing. Konica Minolta was also excited to host some of the future members and leaders of our industry from Ryerson University’s Graphics Communication Management Program, as well as management and employees from Eva’s … Read more →