Wood joins Flxon’s customer service team

Flxon, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based provider of premium Swedcut brand doctor blades for the flexographic and rotogravure printing industry, has appointed Karla Wood as Customer Satisfaction Specialist. She will assist the company’s operations in Canada, the United States and Latin America. A graduate of Liberty University in Virginia, Wood joins Flxon with previous experience as … Read more →

Stalam to lead Highcon’s operations in North America and South America

Israel-based Highcon has appointed Vic Stalam to the position of President of Highcon Americas. He will be leading Highcon’s team in North and South America, including Canada, while building its operations in the United States. Stalam’s industry experience spans technology, imaging, business information systems and services. He spent several years in key management roles at … Read more →

Brand Management Group releases new HP Light Fabric

HP has introduced, through its licensing partner, Brand Management Group (BMG), a new 100% knitted polyester fabric for HP Latex Printers that is wrinkle-resistant, soft to the touch and features “an excellent colour gamut for a range of high-profile display applications.” The new HP Light Fabric was tested for harmful substances and is certified according … Read more →

QuarkXPress 2015 to support PDF/X-4 print output

In March, Quark Software Inc. is expected to make available QuarkXPress 2015, the next major version of Quark’s design and layout tool for print and digital publishing professionals. In addition to features already announced, including new 64-bit architecture and the top 10 most user-requested features, QuarkXPress 2015 will support PDF/X-4 output – the latest standard … Read more →

Prime Data and Andrews Direct Marketing team up to offer expanded direct-mail and other services

Prime Data (Aurora, ON) and Andrews Direct Marketing (Aurora, ON and Buffalo, NY) have combined under the Prime Data brand. The two companies have worked closely together for over a decade. The newly joined company will now offer clients more production capacity, customer service support, cost effective in-house printing, and increased service of back-end fulfillment … Read more →

Riso releases world’s fastest digital duplicator

Riso’s latest high-speed digital duplicating system – the SE9480 Digital Duplicator – is being hailed as “the fastest cut-sheet digital duplicator on the market, producing documents at an unrivalled speed of up to 185 sheets per minute.” The SE9480 can output high-volume documents quickly, easily and economically, and was engineered for use in a wide … Read more →

Goss and Innotech give The New York Times new supersize capabilities

Goss International has completed a major press enhancement project with Innotech involving the installation of full-colour panorama gatefold capabilities for The New York Times. The new formats allow the publisher to offer advertisers innovative placement opportunities to create maximum impact. Completed to a tight schedule of about 20 weeks from initial order to the first … Read more →

Ricoh becomes SGP Platinum Patron

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) has announced that Ricoh Americas Corporation has become the most recent SGP Patron at the Platinum level. As industry leaders dedicated to promoting sustainability, SGP Patrons help support the organization and keep costs low for applicants. Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print … Read more →

HP introduces thinnest and lightest workstation ultrabooks

HP has released the industry’s “thinnest and lightest” customizable mobile business-class workstation ultrabooks – the HP ZBook 14 and 15u – adding that “not all configurations will qualify as Ultrabooks.” Both have a sleek and stylish design, are customizable, and deliver professional 3D graphics, high-performance breakthrough storage and outstanding performance even for the most demanding … Read more →