New Maxson technology allows cutter-knife tuning during sheeter operation

An innovative approach integrated within its dual-knife rotary cutter by Maxson Automatic Machinery Company (Westerly, Rhode Island), a specialist in print substrate cutting and sheeting machinery, now allows an operator to make adjustments to the cross-cutting knives while the Maxson Sheeter is operating. This feature provides the benefit of cleaning the cut edges of the … Read more →

Solimar adds new productivity-boosting features to its iConvert platform

Solimar Systems (San Diego, California), a leading provider of workflow solutions for print production and digital communications, has released a host of new features within its Intelligent Print Data Stream (IPDS) transform engine, iConvert. This added functionality delivers new methods for handling embedded PDF object container resources, as well as enhancements to iConvert’s configurator – … Read more →

Baldwin releases new Defender print inspection and defect-tracking solution

Baldwin Vision Systems (Waukesha, Wisconsin) has unveiled a new suite of data-connected technologies to identify, track and remove printing defects. Specifically designed for wide-web packaging substrates, Defender 100% Inspection “is the foundation for the industry’s most comprehensive defect-tracking solution,” said the company. “Defender Data Central and Defender Waste Manager combine to function as a seamless … Read more →

Xitron set to release Navigator 13 RIP workflow software

Xitron (Ann Arbour, Michigan), a subsidiary of Global Graphics and the developer of the Harlequin-based Navigator RIP and workflow software for commercial, flexo, digital and high-speed inkjet printing, will begin shipping the newest Navigator release on Monday, November 23. Navigator Version 13 brings several improvements to the RIP, including enhanced control over colour separation rendering, … Read more →

Fujifilm Dimatix launches Samba G5L Printhead

Fujifilm Dimatix, a leading provider of inkjet printheads for commercial and industrial printing, has launched its Dimatix Samba G5L, the latest generation in the Samba printhead line. Leveraging state-of-art silicon micro electro-mechanical systems manufacturing (SI-MEMS), the Dimatix Samba G5L has a unique parallelogram design on the nozzle plate to offer simplified printhead stitching – enabling … Read more →

LG Electronics unveils new laptop computer series

LG Electronics Canada (Toronto) has rolled out its LG Gram for Business laptop computer series aimed primarily at SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses). In January of this year, LG introduced Canadians to the world’s lightest 17-inch laptop, the LG Gram. This latest series offers “the same design and style along with the power, memory and … Read more →

PMMI Media releases how-to guide on mastering Pack Expo Connects that starts today

The Pack Expo Connects online event scheduled from today to Friday, November 13, and produced by PMMI Media Group (Chicago, Illinois), will highlight this year’s most comprehensive packaging technologies. Live chats, live product demonstrations and engaging educational opportunities will provide attendees with a direct connection to the industry’s top suppliers to get real-time answers and … Read more →

ISA’s The Wrap Experience Virtual set for November 11–12

The International Sign Association (ISA – Alexandria, Virginia) and its The Wrap Experience Virtual, an online-only event created in conjunction with The Wrap Institute and noted instructor and installer Justin Pate, will help wrap professionals expand into new areas of profit. The two-day event Wednesday and Thursday, November 11 and 12, 2020 will bring together … Read more →

Mutoh creates new-generation RIP based on Harlequin technology

Global Graphics Software (Cambridge, UK) has licensed the Harlequin Host Renderer to Mutoh, the Japanese manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and sign-cutting plotters, in a contract spread over multiple years. The Harlequin Host Renderer is a Raster Image Processor, or RIP. A RIP is a tool for converting a page description language such as PostScript … Read more →

SinaLite adds mugs to promotional product selection

Canadian wholesale trade printer SinaLite (Markham, Ontario) recently added custom printed mugs to itsexpanding selection of print products for resellers. “Custom mugs make great gifts for colleagues, families and friends that haven’t seen each other in a while because of what’s happening right now,” said SinaLite Vice President Brian Meshkati. He added that he hopes … Read more →

Brother unveils Titan Industrial Barcode Label Printer

Brother Mobile Solutions, (BMS – Westminster, Colorado), a major provider of mobile, desktop and industrial printers and labeling products, has introduced its Brother Titan Industrial Barcode Label Printer. The high-volume, 4-inch industrial barcode label printer “is engineered to meet the more rigorous and long-term demands of today’s fast-paced operations,” said the OEM. It’s engineered for … Read more →