QuarkXPress 2015 adds 10 most requested features

Quark Software Inc. has just announced the official availability of QuarkXpress 2015, the new major release of Quark’s graphic design and page layout software. It now includes fast 64-bit architecture, industry-verified PDF/X-4 output, fixed layout interactive (app-like) eBook production, as well as an array of the most user-requested features. Unlike other design software, QuarkXPress is … Read more →

Appleton Coated debuts new logo and identity

Appleton Coated has unveiled a new identity and logo to better represent its capabilities and extensive product lines. “Simply put, today’s Appleton Coated is about more than just coated,” said Ferkó Goldinger, Appleton Coated’s Marketing Manager. “As our product offerings expand into inkjet, offset, opaques and specialty products, ‘coated’ is becoming less descriptive of our … Read more →

DIA’s Annual Golf Tournament set for June 11

Please mark Thursday, June 11 on your calendar. That’s the date of the Digital Imaging Association’s Annual Golf Tournament – a chance once again for fun, camaraderie, great food and warm weather in beautiful surroundings. (Yes, warm weather finally!). The popular yearly event will take place once again at beautiful St. Andrew’s Valley Golf Club, … Read more →

Rollem introduces the 2D Champion 990 Digital Finisher

According to the OEM, its new 2D Champion 990 automatic bi-directional digital finisher exemplifies Rollem’s 50-plus years of technology. “It outperforms every finishing machine in its class in registration, speed, quality and economy – all without the aid of highly skilled technicians or operators. And it’s versatile, performing slitting, scoring, perforating, micro-perforating and kiss-cutting both … Read more →

Drytac releases free instructional Facemount videos on mounting digital prints and photos to acrylic

Drytac has released a new educational resource for those seeking information on how to adhere the printed side of a digital graphic to acrylic – a process also known as face mounting, second-surface mounting, acrylic mounting, or Plexiglas mounting. In its newly introduced Facemount video series, Drytac walks viewers through the process with step-by-step instructions … Read more →

GPA expands its wide-format substrate portfolio

Specialty substrates and solutions provider GPA first announced their entry into the wide-format market at Graph Expo 14 with the launch of its wide-format Product Catalogue that featured Concept Media Solutions. As demand grew, GPA expanded its wide-format press products to include: white, clear and translucent vinyl; static cling vinyl; floor and carpet graphics; wall … Read more →

Screen launches new module for Truepress Jet W3200UV

Screen USA will celebrate the global launch of the 126-inch-wide, roll-to-roll module for its Truepress Jet W3200UV at FESPA 2015 May 18-22 in Cologne, Germany. This new roll-to-roll unit turns the Truepress Jet W3200UV “into one of the industry’s most versatile production-class printers, producing high-quality UV print on both sheeted and roll-fed substrates.” The upgraded flatbed … Read more →

The BIA calls for nominations for the 2015 BIA Hall of Fame Award – deadline is Friday, May 1

The Binding Industries of America (BIA) is calling upon industry professionals to submit nominations for this year’s BIA Hall of Fame awards. Since 2008, the BIA Hall of Fame Awards have recognized post-press professionals who have gone beyond their standard obligations to become a dominant force in the shaping of the finishing industry. The award … Read more →

The Printing Sales DNA Project’s detailed findings report now available for purchase

This new research study reveals what it takes to be successful in today’s modern and challenging printing industry sales environment. The comprehensive overview of the North American printing industry was conducted during the first quarter of 2015 by leading printing industry sales consultant, and Graphic Arts Magazine columnist, Dave Fellman. More than 500 responses were … Read more →

Rollem introduces PB-10 DOD Paper Drill

The new PB-10 DOD (Digital-On-Demand) drilling system from Rollem International is for drilling of digitally printed products such as perfect-bound books, stitched books, manuals, coated sheets or plastics. Hole patterns, from a single hole up to a 23-hole Wire-O pattern, are programmed into the PB-10 DOD for easy recall and job changeovers. Using the touchscreen … Read more →