SGIA makes $40,000 in scholarships available for students at member schools

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA, Fairfax, Virginia), in conjunction with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Foundation (SGIF), is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. With the continued support of donations from endowment investors and industry leaders, 20 students will be eligible for $2,000 each. “It’s essential that we encourage our developing workforce,” … Read more →

Hop Industries releases quality assurance guide for offset printing on plastic substrates

Hop Industries (Lyndhurst, NJ), manufacturer of Hop-Syn synthetic paper, has announced the availability of a new “tips guide” for offset printing on plastic substrates. Quality Assurance Tips for Offset Printing is a helpful reference guide for press operators to ensure consistent results throughout the offset printing process. “Printing on durable substrates requires attention to certain … Read more →

RISO launches new ComColor Express RS1100C RIP for transactional printing

RISO (Burlington, MA), a subsidiary of RISO Kagaku Corporation, Japan’s leading manufacturer and distributor of high-speed inkjet printers and digital duplicators, has announced the launch of its new Raster Image Processor (RIP), – the ComColor Express RS1100C. The OEM’s latest advance in RIP software was designed specifically for its ComColor FW Series of printers to … Read more →

Aleyant tFLOW Version 10 adds new capabilities

Aleyant (Wheaton Illinois) a leading in provider of software services to the graphic communications industry, has announced the availability of Version 10 of Aleyant tFLOW – the company’s digital workflow automation and customer service solution for commercial, large-format, label and specialty graphics businesses. “We continue to focus our development efforts on providing the best possible … Read more →

Welcome Back! We wish you a happy and prosperous new year!

On behalf of everyone at Graphic Arts Magazine, I’d like to welcome you back to our crazy and compelling industry. I hope you had a relaxing and fulfilling Christmas and holiday season. I’d also like to wish wish our readers, advertisers, columnists and other contributors, a profitable and happy 2019 and beyond. I thought I’d … Read more →

Crawford achieves strongest sales and growth in 23 years

Toronto-based Crawford Technologies, a leading Canadian provider of document solutions that streamline, improve and manage customer communications, has announced that it’s overachieved its revenue target for 2018 with another record year of sales and growth. Achieving 32% year-over-year growth in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018 makes this the best financial year in the … Read more →

Enfocus releases Switch 2018 Update 2

Enfocus (Gent, Belgium) a leader in PDF quality control, advanced PDF editing and workflow automation for the printing and graphic arts industry, has released Switch 2018 Update 2. This latest version delivers several feature additions and customer-requested changes and fixes. Input received from customers during its Switch World Tour events weighed heavily in the development … Read more →

UniNet unveils new dye-sublimation transfer printer

UniNet, a worldwide OEM that provides on-demand digital printing technology and solutions, has launched its iColor 350 – a new addition to its line of digital transfer equipment dedicated exclusively to dye sublimation printing. The iColor 350 utilizes specially formulated dye sublimation toner technology for the production of high quality, durable and vibrant colour prints. … Read more →

KBA and Durst to partner in digital printing solutions for folding carton and corrugated sectors

To further advance the development of future-oriented digital printing solutions with added value for customers in the folding carton and corrugated printing markets, Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA, Würzburg, Germany) and Durst Phototechnik AG (Durst, Brixen, Italy) have agreed to pool their expertise and strengths in a 50/50 joint venture by signing a corresponding letter … Read more →