Drytac releases bubble-free SpotOn Printable Vinyl

Drytac has added to its line of specialty print media with the addition of SpotOn, a 4-mil printable PVC film with a unique dot-patterned removable adhesive. The dot-patterned adhesive found on the back of the film allows for easy, bubble-free application of graphics to a wide variety of substrates without the need for tools or … Read more →

EFI merges CTI into its Productivity Software

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has announced the merging of Corrugated Technologies Incorporated (CTI) into its Productivity Software business unit. CTI is a leading provider of manufacturing execution software for the corrugated packaging segment that has extended its offering in recent years to also include business and management capabilities – creating “a leading software offering” for … Read more →

Goss announces new Contiweb modular product lines for digital web presses

U.S.-based press manufacturer Goss is introducing its Contiweb tension technology to a new market by launching a range of six unwinder/splicers and rewinders developed specifically to address digital web printing requirements. Available immediately, both the unwinder and the rewinder series are entirely modular, providing users with “an easy path to full automation at either end … Read more →

Adobe to host Ghent Workgroup Meeting October 14-16

Adobe will host the October 14-16 meeting of The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) in San Jose, California. The GWG develops standard specifications and best practices for international graphic arts production and exchange. “This is where the greatest minds are meeting – the ground floor of graphic arts innovation, where the seeds of breakthrough ideas take root,” … Read more →

Domtar’s Paper Trail tool wins Environmental Strategy of the Year Award

Montreal-based paper manufacturer Domtar Corporation has been awarded the Pulp and Paper International (PPI) 2015 Environmental Strategy of the Year Award for The Paper Trail, its newly revitalized digital transparency tool. When using the tool, customers are able to learn where their paper comes from and track the gate-to-gate environmental impact of their paper purchase … Read more →

Ryerson students are runners-up in prestigious PPA 2015 Student Design Competition

The U.S.-based Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) has announced the winners of its 2015 Student Design Challenge that took place September 28 at Packexpo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our congratulations go out to the team from Ryerson University’s Graphic Communications Management course, namely Team Advisor and Assistant Professor Natalia Lumby (who is also Associate Editor of … Read more →

Xeikon announces Fusion Technology for fully automated digital labels and packaging production

Xeikon’s Fusion Technology is “a new concept that brings closer to reality, fully automated, unattended label and packaging production from customer order to delivery.” Fusion combines full-colour production printing with digital embellishment of labels and packaging in a single, one-pass and fully digital production process. The OEM added that Fusion will consist of a series … Read more →

Konica Minolta names Errigo Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has announced the appointment of Sam Errigo as Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development. He will be responsible for Konica Minolta’s sales strategy and execution and will lead the company’s dealer and direct sales, enterprise accounts and government markets. In his prior role, he led the OEM’s Business … Read more →

Landa appoints Amir to CEO

The Landa Group has appointed Yishai Amir as Chief Executive Officer of Landa Corporation and a member of its Board of Directors. He’s also been named Group Vice Chairman. Benny Landa, Founder of the Landa Group, will continue as its active Chairman. Amir has more than 20 years’ experience in the digital print industry and … Read more →

Sydney Stone to distribute MOHR Paper Cutters in Canada

Print finishing leader Sydney Stone is launching MOHR hydraulically-operated paper cutters to the Canadian marketplace. MOHR paper cutters are made in Germany by Adolf Mohr Maschinenfabrik GmbH – a world-renowned manufacturer of cutters that are known for their durability and reliability. The models carried by Sydney Stone include the MOHR 56, MOHR 66 and MOHR … Read more →

Avanti 2015 revenue up 14.7%

Toronto-based Avanti Computer Systems Limited, a leading provider of Print MIS solutions, has announced continued revenue growth for its 2015 Fiscal Year, ending August 31, 2015, with year-over-year revenues up 14.7%. The company attributes its success in part to its continued investment in research and development, as well as its “unwavering commitment to customer service.” … Read more →