Heidelberg has successful start to new financial year

“As we start the new financial year, Heidelberg is well on the way to achieving its targets for the year,” said Deputy CEO and CFO Dirk Kaliebe. The Germany-based press manufacturer has made a successful start to a very challenging financial year 2015/2016. Provisional calculations for the first quarter (April 1 – June 30, 2015) … Read more →

Annex installs Kuda Paper Cutter from Komcan

Annex Business Media (Simcoe, Ontario) has installed a new Kuda 115 Paper Cutter from Komcan, Inc. located in Georgetown Ontario. The new cutter replaces a smaller cutter and will work alongside Annex’s new Komori LS 840 Perfector, also being installed. Kuda Cutting Systems offer a state-of-the-art cutting workflow solution for printers and print finishing operations … Read more →

Ricoh develops new authoring capabilities for its Clickable Paper technology

Ricoh Europe has developed new authoring capabilities for the OEM’s Clickable Paper that will enable companies to deliver a more responsive, client-centric service. Ricoh is also launching customization software during the second half of 2015 that will allow clients to embed Clickable Paper into their own branded apps. Clickable Paper connects printed materials to online … Read more →

Sajo Technologies’ Ink Can Dispenser added to CMYK Distributors’ product repertoire

CMYK Distributors (Weymouth, MA) has added the Ink Can Dispenser by Sajo Technologies (Candiac, Quebec) to its product offerings. “Our unique, proprietary product is a press-frame-mounted dispenser that allows printers to automatically pump ink into the ink fountain using its existing ink cans. It’s the only technology of its kind in the world,” said John … Read more →

Pitney Bowes launches Relay Communications Suite for SMBs

Pitney Bowes’ new Relay Multi-Channel Communications Suite is an integrated solution designed specifically for small and medium businesses (SMBs) to “enhance their transactional communications (bills and statements) while providing for client data privacy and meeting growing regulatory requirements and complexity.” At the heart of the suite is the Relay Communications Hub, a cloud-based digital document hub that … Read more →

Appleton Coated adds new ‘greener’ substrates

Appleton Coated has launched three new publishing papers. “We have three exciting developments to share,” said Mike Baker, Appleton Coated’s Executive Director of Publishing Papers. “Appleton Coated is now manufacturing Utopia Book Inkjet with 50% Post-Consumer Recovered Fibre (PCRF) and with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification. These enhancements to Utopia Book Inkjet are standard, with … Read more →

Esko releases Suite 14.1 with SaaS options, more flexibility with software subscriptions and improved support

The launch of Esko’s Software Suite 14.1 is a comprehensive update of its full suite of packaging software solutions. Besides a range of functional updates for each of the suite’s applications, Esko Software Suite 14.1 will be rolling out with Software as a Service (SaaS) and Subscription options that give users greater flexibility, scalability and … Read more →

Agfa Graphics launches Version 3.0 of its StoreFront web-to-print workflow

Agfa Graphics has just released the newest version of its cloud-based, web-to-print workflow system StoreFront 3.0, designed for the Commercial Printing (Apogee) and Display/Signage (Asanti) markets. Apogee and Asanti StoreFront 3.0 give printers a series of new features to promote their service offerings to their customers and reach new markets online. “At the moment our … Read more →

U.S. prepress leader OEC Graphics adds Vancouver Facility

OEC Graphics (Oshkosh, WI) has opened its newest facility – OEC Vancouver located on Mitchell Island in Richmond, British Columbia, across the Fraser River from Vancouver. The new facility offers full-service platemaking and mounting capabilities to service the Greater Pacific Northwest market. Concentrating on a few OEC specialties (namely graphics coordination, high-definition digital platemaking and … Read more →

Prime Data’s Delphax Elan 500 Print System up and running

Delphax Technologies, a global provider of high-speed digital printing equipment, installed its Elan 500 Digital Colour Print System at Prime Data – a Canadian leader in direct-marketing based in Aurora, Ontario – earlier this year. It was the first such installation at a private printer in Canada. The Elan 500 combines major advances in inkjet … Read more →

EFI partners with FedEx Office to optimize its commercial print production

Commercial print provider FedEx Office has partnered with EFI (Electronics For Imaging) to create a faster, more cost-effective and streamlined way to deliver professional print services using EFI’s productivity software. The EFI software system directs large or complex print jobs to numerous FedEx Office Centralized Production Centers (CPCs) across Canada and the United States. FedEx … Read more →