Veritiv to begin shipping corrugated partitions to promote workplace health and safety

Veritiv (Atlanta, Georgia) will soon begin shipments of work-safe partitions built from corrugated materials. Cost-effective, easy to set up and environmentally friendly, these partitions give business and academic environments a safe and simple way to help protect employees, customers and students. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, cardboard and corrugated materials have been used to deliver medications, … Read more →

Canon launches imagePrograf TA-20 MFP L24ei for small businesses

Canon USA’s latest wide-format digital imaging solution is the new imagePrograf TA-20 MFP L24ei Printer aimed at expanding print opportunities and business growth for entry-level, low-volume customers. The 24-inch scan-to-copy/file/multifunction printer (MFP) is ideal for small businesses, teachers, architects and engineers, as well as consulting firms, said the OEM. Utilizing SingleSensor Technology, its scanner includes … Read more →

TC Transcontinental’s Recycling Group acquires Enviroplast

TC Transcontinental (Montreal), a leader in flexible packaging in North America and Canada’s largest printer, has acquired the assets of Enviroplast Incorporated (Anjou, Quebec), a company dedicated to the recycling of flexible plastics. The equipment acquired by TC will be used for converting plastic waste recovered from sorting facilities and other commercial, industrial and agricultural … Read more →

Agfa launches Robotic Plate Loader

Agfa has introduced a new plate-loading robot that automates, streamlines and speeds up a printer’s prepress operations, while boosting productivity and reducing overall costs. Agfa’s new Robotic Plate Loader frees pre-press staff from heavy manual, repetitive tasks such as plate loading cassettes of auto-loaders, or fixing pallets on the base frame of skid loaders. “Heatset … Read more →

Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM): Chairman’s Update

GAM CHAIRMAN’S UPDATE: By Joe Mulcahy, Chairman, Graphic Arts Magazine To begin, I would like to thank the 14 new members of our Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM) Advisory Board for their time, dedication and commitment as we slowly emerge from this pandemic and gradually get back to work. Please check out their short biographies beginning … Read more →

4over closes its Canadian production facility – permanently

4over, a leading North American trade-only printer headquartered in Glendale, California, has announced the permanent closure of its 36,000-square-foot Canadian production facility located in Mississauga, Ontario. The company specializes in large-format printing, packaging and packaging prototypes, marketing materials, direct-mail printing and delivery services, promotional products and much more – and had continued to roll out … Read more →

Standard Horizon unveils HT-300 Three-Side Trimmer

Standard Horizon’s new HT-300 Three-Side Trimmer offers higher productivity, greater automation and unique features to the short-run, print-on-demand book market. The HT-300 utilizes a fully automated set-up with easy-to-use colour touchscreen control. The system offers higher productivity, unique corner-cut capabilities, optional flap cover trimming, and its automated set-up can be barcode-driven. The HT-300 is over … Read more →

Dietz named new President of Kolbus America/Hycorr

Kolbus America (Cleveland, Ohio) has appointed Jeffrey Dietz as its new President. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kolbus GmbH, headquartered in Rahden, Germany. In his new role, Dietz will assume overall responsibility for the Kolbus, Hycorr and Autobox product lines in North America, responsible for all sales, service and operations activities. He … Read more →

Konica Minolta to distribute EFI wide-format and VUTEk products in Canada

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada), a leading provider of production printing systems, based in Mississauga, Ontario, has announced a national distribution agreement with Electronics For Imaging (EFI) to market, service and support the EFI line of wide-format and VUTEk printing solutions. The agreement is effective immediately, and the two companies have already started a comprehensive … Read more →

Asahi releases new water-wash plate processor

Asahi Photoproducts (Tokyo, Japan and Brussels, Belgium), a specialist in flexographic photopolymer plate development, has announced availability of it’s next-generation of large-format, water-wash flexographic plate processor – the AWPTM-DEW 4260 PLF. This is the first water-wash processor of its kind with an automated process – from plate wash-out to the UV finished plate ­– including … Read more →