OPIA’s Annual Industry Night is Tuesday, December 8

This is a wonderful, informal annual event that celebrates the holiday season and is hosted by the Ontario Printing and Imaging Association (OPIA). Bring your staff, your clients and yourself for an entertaining evening of great food, drinks and music. It’s your chance to catch up with friends and share a toast to the holidays … Read more →

Xante releases its Ilumina Heavyweight Champion printer with internal PlateMaker 7

Xante is “making an exciting comeback” to the Computer-To-Plate (CTP) sector with the upcoming release of its Digital Color Ilumina Heavyweight Champion multi-media digital printer with PlateMaker 7 inside. This latest update features a process-free, chemical-free, polyester CTP system that allows users to print on myriad 2 polyester plates. These platemaking capabilities are contained entirely … Read more →

OKI Data announces expansion and long-term growth strategy

OKI Data Americas (Mount Laurel, NJ) has announced its commitment to long-term growth within the specialty printing and imaging technology market – including advancement of its professional series of digital colour devices, and further development of its newly-acquired ColorPainter and Teriostar brands of wide-format printers. Together, these product lines represent “an impressive portfolio of world-class … Read more →

Canadian Pavilion set to impress at Printed Electronics USA Conference

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) will join Canada’s delegation at the Team Canada Pavilion, and will once again exhibit at the Printed Electronics USA Conference November 18-19 at the Santa Clara Convention Centre in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, California. Printed Electronics USA, the annual conference hosted by market research … Read more →

2015 SGIA Expo shatters East Coast attendance record

This year’s Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo in Atlanta, Georgia November 4 – 6 attracted more than 23,000 registered participants – a new East Coast record! “On the tradeshow floor, some of the biggest names in the industry hosted worldwide debuts of new printer lines, high-tech inks and never-before-seen applications,” said show officials. “Exhibitors … Read more →

Fujifilm’s latest wide-format innovations turn heads at SGIA

Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division showcased its wide-format inkjet technology with worldwide premieres of wide-format equipment and UV inks at the recent SGIA Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. Attendance at this East Coast expo set new records, and a huge number of people visited Fujifilm’s Now You Can Win More Work-themed 5,000-sq.-ft. booth to experience … Read more →

Durst Rho 312R and Rhotex 322 earn SGIA Product of the Year Awards

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has chosen two Durst large-format digital printers as “2015 Product of the Year” in their respective categories. Durst’s Rho 312R Roll Printer was selected as the industry’s best in the Roll-to-Roll UV (Over 80”) category, while its Rhotex 322 Soft-Signage Printer received top honours in the Roll-to-Roll Direct Disperse … Read more →

Astucemedia’s AR graphics and expertise helps CBC enhance its live federal election coverage

Here’s one of the best-kept secrets regarding our recent federal election. To raise the bar on its live coverage, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation enlisted the help of Montreal-based, real-time broadcast graphics expert Astucemedia. During the elections, the CBC pioneered the use of Augmented Reality (AR) graphics for the first time on Canadian TV. It enlisted … Read more →