Aulward Graphics installs Anapurna M2540 FB Printer from Agfa Graphics

Aulward Graphics of Hamilton, Ontario recently purchased an Anapurna M2540 FB Printer from Agfa Graphics Canada and an Esko Kongsberg Digital Cutting Table. This investment in the latest digital wide-format printing and finishing technology complements the company’s growing digital printing products and services portfolio. Aulward Graphics prides itself on its rich heritage of craftsmanship, innovation, … Read more →

Neenah Paper releases Explore 3

In its latest initiative, Neenah Paper is focusing on life’s big events with the release of Explore 3, the third digitally printed promotion in its Explore Series aimed at short-run digital printers. Explore 3 is a portfolio of ideas featuring state-of-the-art printing on a range of digital presses including the HP Indigo 7000 and 10000, … Read more →

LightWave 3D Group releases LightWave 2015 Update 3

The update from California-based LightWave 3D Group offers numerous improvements, system updates for Python, support for Nvidia Optimus technology and more. LightWave 3D is intuitive software that offers an end-to-end production pipeline for artists and designers to model, animate, capture, retarget, render, and input and output to 3D – including 3D printing. Pipeline updates for … Read more →

Friesens nearly quadruples its productivity with North America’s largest perfecting press from Manroland

Canadian book publishing and packaging leader Friesens Corporation recently installed a Manroland 8-colour, Format 8, Roland R900 HiPrint XXL Press with several key automation modules. The result has been a breakthrough boost in productivity that has taken the industry-renowned printer to an unprecedented new level of efficiency and customer service. When D.W. Friesen founded his … Read more →

The Globe and Mail releases new guide on Native Advertising

Written by The Globe and Mail Media Group in partnership with Polar and titled A (Mostly) Definitive Guide on Native Advertising, the new 14-page whitepaper provides a definition of the complex and often misunderstood term “Native Advertising” and outlines how marketers can add it to their toolkit. It also provides best practices and shares case … Read more →

Annex completes installation of a Komori Lithrone Perfecting Press from Komcan

First reported here several months ago, Annex Business Media has now completed installation of a Komori Lithrone S40P 8-colour 40-inch Perfecting Press from Komcan Incorporated – the Komori dealer for Ontario and Western Canada. The new press comes equipped with several automation features including APC automatic plate changers, PDC-SII close-looped colour control, AMR automatic make-ready, … Read more →

Enfocus Releases Switch 13 workflow software

The newest release of Enfocus’ business automation solution, Enfocus Switch 13, gives users more tools for flow creation, remote communication and improved speed. Another development is a web browser-based interface that makes Switch 13 “ready for the future. Together, these features provide businesses with resources that facilitate smarter productivity management,” said the company. The three … Read more →

SGIA Expo to stage several new events

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s 2015 SGIA Expo will take place in Atlanta, Georgia November 4 to 6 and will offer visitors “the unparalleled chance to experience the hottest technology, the hottest markets and the hottest opportunities. This dynamic show, in one of the East Coast’s most dynamic cities, is where leading imaging professionals will … Read more →

Konica Minolta Business Solutions to showcase solutions that differentiate printers at Graph Expo

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Booth 1913) will feature options to manage workflow, reduce costs and add value to printed products, as well as other solutions that can differentiate a printer from the competitoin. Previewed will be the MGI JetVarnish 3DS – a new digital embossing and hot-foil-stamping option for stunning visual impact. It takes digital … Read more →

Nilpeter ships first presses with new hybrid UV-curing system

Nilpeter has become the first press manufacturer to install GEW’s new ArcLED hybrid UV curing system. It will be installed on three Nilpeter FA-4 UV-flexo presses designed for high productivity of pressure-sensitive labels and flexible packaging. Two of the FA-4 orders come from large, long-established American converters in Utah and California, while the other will … Read more →