Agfa Graphics to release Fortuna 9 security printing design software

The new Fortuna 9 design software for high-end security printing has updated tools and new security modules that focus on productivity and ease-of-use for those who require high-security printing designs for passports, ID documents, high-security cards, tax stamps, security documents, lottery tickets and more. It’s an advanced security design software with integrated security features that … Read more →

Martin Yale launches new manual creasers

Martin Yale Industries (Wabash, Indiana) has launched two new creasers specifically for small and in-plant print shops. Both the CR818 manual model and the CR828 semi-automatic model handle sheets up to 14” x 18” in weights up to 341 gsm. One unique characteristic is the availability to convert the manual CR818 easily into a semi-automatic CR828 … Read more →

Inca Digital launches the Inca Onset R50i

The new Inca Onset R50i wide-format flatbed UV printer features fine-drop 14-picolitre Fujifilm Dimatix Spectra printheads and an eight-channel dual CMYK configuration to deliver “superb quality” and 600m2/hr. productivity with automation. Positioned between the 400m2/hr., six-colour Onset R40i and the high-speed 720m2/hr. Onset S50i, the new Onset R50i meets the needs of shops that produce … Read more →

Artcraft Label installs an Esko CDI Flexo Plate Imager

Artcraft Label of Burlington, Ontario has improved the quality of its flexo printing while reducing prep time with the installation of an Esko CDI 2530 Flexo Plate Imager along with HD Flexo prepress software. Founded in 1977, Artcraft Label is a pressure-sensitive label manufacturer specializing in smaller volume premium brands in the wine, artisan cheese, … Read more →

Two Sides celebrates Earth Day with a free infographic

Two Sides North America has released an engaging infographic that presents key facts about the relationship between paper and sustainable forestry and encourages people to share it in celebration of Earth Day this Wednesday, April 22. The wise use of the world’s forests is critical to our survival and a healthy environment. “We’re often led … Read more →

Unigraph rolls out new products, will double size of production facility and adds Veritiv to USA dealer network

Canada’s leading pressroom chemical manufacturer, Unigraph International, will be expanding its current production and warehouse facility in Delson, Quebec and has added Veritiv (formerly xpedx and Unisource) as an official Unigraph distributor in the U.S. While many in the printing and graphic arts industry here and south of the border are downsizing and outsourcing in … Read more →

Graphics Canada ready to rock!

Graphics Canada, our largest and longest running printing tradeshow, is celebrating 52 years. More than 200 exhibitors will display the latest technology covering just about every sector imaginable. On April 16-18 at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, one of the best line-ups of exhibitors in recent years will include leading suppliers such as Canon, … Read more →

Knewton and HP pioneer new personalized print learning solutions

Adaptive learning specialist Knewton has unveiled Personalized Print Learning Solutions in collaboration with HP to make adaptive learning materials seamlessly available across both print and digital platforms. With Personalized Print Learning Solutions, publishers will be able to create adaptive educational materials – including personalized print chapters of textbooks, worksheets or assignments for schools and colleges … Read more →

HP unveils “fastest” large-format colour and monochrome printing portfolio on the market

HP’s new PageWide XL Printers offer “the fastest large-format production printing available in color and black-and-white” said the OEM. Adding that the printers “do the job of two printers in one single device” HP said that the monochrome and colour models print at “breakthrough speeds up to 60% faster than the fastest monochrome light-emitting-diode (LED) … Read more →

RockTenn sets two world production records

RockTenn’s Nicholasville, Kentucky folding carton team set two world records recently by printing more than 9 million sheets in one month and more than 357,000 sheets in one day! Both records were set on a KBA Rapida 164 64” 7-colour plus coater press that was installed in May of 2014. To put the company’s 9-million-sheets … Read more →

SpeedPro partners with EFI to add wide-format technology

Through a new agreement between EFI and national graphics franchise SpeedPro Imaging, EFI will bring advanced inkjet imaging capabilities to SpeedPro Imaging studios, initially providing its H1625 65” LED wide-format inkjet printer to SpeedPro’s 120-location network across Canada. SpeedPro recently completed an extensive testing and validation process with the printer, qualifying it as a superior … Read more →

Canadian web-to-print leader Slava Apel to speak at Graphics Canada Tradeshow

Slava Apel, CEO of Amazing Print Corporation headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, will be a keynote speaker at the Graphics Canada Tradeshow April 16-18 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Amazing Print Tech’s flagship product, eCardBuilder, is an award-winning, ready-to-implement online printing storefront technology that allows printers to take in orders from their own custom … Read more →