Paradigm unveils PIXis M-1700A1 Heat-Assist Laminator

The Paradigm Imaging Group (Costa Mesa, California) has released its new PIXis M-1700A1 pneumatically adjustable heat-assist laminator. The M-1700A1 has pneumatically adjustable pressure and height adjustment via an included air compressor that ensures easy operation and workflow efficiency. With a lamination width up to 64 inches and media thickness up to 1.1 inches, the new … Read more →

PDI expands capabilities and reduces carbon footprint with Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-5 LED

The PDI Group has grown substantially since it was founded in 1970. Currently the largest independent sheetfed printer in Quebec, CEO Gaetano DiTrapani and President Jamie Barbieri felt it was time to “rejuvenate our capabilities to better serve our customers.” So they invested in a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-5 offset press with LED drying and … Read more →

Fujifilm’s J Press 750S earns key certifications from Idealliance

Idealliance has announced significant achievements to Fujifilm’s leading production inkjet, the J Press 750S, for obtaining the Digital Press Inkjet System Certification and ISO/PAS 15339 System Certification. The OEM also raised the bar in earning Master Elite status, with the J Press 750S being capable of achieving all seven of the globally recognized ISO/PAS 15339 … Read more →

Lores to succeed Weisler as HP’s President and CEO

HP (Palo Alto, California) has announced that its board of directors has unanimously appointed Enrique Lores, currently President of HP’s Imaging, Printing and Solutions business, to succeed Dion Weisler as the company’s President and CEO, effective Friday, November 1. Weisler’s decision to step down is due to a family health matter and he’ll be returning … Read more →

The Flag Shop installs an EFI VUTEk FabriVU printer

The Flag Shop (Vancouver, BC) has installed an EFI VUTEk FabriVU 340i dye-sublimation printer from Electronics For Imaging (EFI). The soft-signage and textile printing company has 11 franchise locations across Canada and is using its new printer to expand its product offerings from coast to coast. Founded in 1975, The Flag Shop is the leading … Read more →

Karstedt Partners to release its first report: Benchmarking Digital Printing in Corrugated Packaging

Karstedt Partners (Eden, New York), with the assistance of participating converters, has collected data on the approximately 33 single-pass and 70 multi-pass presses installed in North America. The data assesses market impact, value created and the challenges faced in launching a digital operation. “The introduction and adoption of single-pass digital printing has dramatically accelerated digital … Read more →

Digital Book World 2019 set for September 10-12 in Nashville

The Digital Book World (DBW) Conference will bring together innovators, experts and newsmakers in the publishing industry . This will include large, medium and and small publishers, traditional and non-traditional publishers, and the technology companies that serve all of them. The event takes place Tuesday, September 10, Wednesday, September 11 and Thursday, September 12 at … Read more →

Inkcups adds three new pad printers

Global print industry OEM Inkcups (Danvers, MA) has announced the release of three new pad printers. The ICN-120, ICN-200 and 2200-DLI expand the company’s current pad printer portfolio to produce larger images on longer goods with extended stroke capabilities. The ICN-120 is a one-colour pad printer that provides increased flexibility with product decorating and labeling … Read more →

Registration now open for THREADX 2020 with early-bird rates up to November 21

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA – Fairfax, Virginia) has opened registration for its third annual apparel conference, THREADX is set to take place February 23 – 25, 2020 at the Saguaro Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona. Organized by SGIA’s Apparel Decorators Committee, THREADX takes a higher-level look at the industry “equipping attendees with ideas and … Read more →

Drytac adds over 1,800 ICC profiles to its revamped website

Drytac (Bristol, UK), a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, has created thousands of ICC profiles based on popular printer models, inks, RIPs and Drytac media to enable its customers worldwide to take advantage of fast, high-quality, plug-and-print capabilities. Over 1,800 profiles have been created for Drytac by … Read more →