Miip unveils MiipCam Mini-Web Inspection System

Miip, a Montreal-based specialist in web inspection technology for the printing industry, has released its new miipCam Mini Web Viewer – a new web inspection system for printers and converters. Most flexo printers use a web viewer camera or registration camera to inspect their print in real time. Without it, print quality and production speed … Read more →

Zanders releases new fluorocarbon-free barrier paper

Zanders, a leading German manufacturer of high-quality specialty papers and cartons for the label, packaging and commercial printing markets, has unveiled its latest proprietary product – a natural barrier paper called Zanbarrier NGR. “Due to a special manufacturing process, the use of fluorocarbons or other chemicals is completely unnecessary to ensure its function as a … Read more →

Esko acquires Blue Software

Esko, a global provider of software and hardware for packaging design, collaboration, automation, workflow and production, has announced its acquisition of Blue Software, a label and artwork management software company based in Chicago, Illinois, from Diversis Capital and Schawk Digital Solutions. “This acquisition joins two complementary teams to unlock product packaging development, management and execution … Read more →

Benoudiz joins APT’s Business Development Team

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APT – Reston, Virginia) has announced that Sondra Fry Benoudiz has joined its Business Development Team and will be responsible for building new relationships within the print community, developing new sponsorship programs, creating new business opportunities, and providing customized solutions to help its members meet their business needs. Benoudiz has … Read more →

Memjet powers new Neopost Mach 6 Printer

Memjet has announced that Neopost has incorporated Memjet’s printing technology into its Mach 6 digital colour thick-media printer for mailing, printing and packaging applications. “The Mach 6 ensures a level of quality and speed that toner-based solutions can’t provide, and gives printers the resource they need to produce affordable, short-run, digital colour printing while increasing … Read more →

Sun Automation names Kyger as new President

SUN Automation Group (Baltimore, Maryland), a leading global provider of innovations for the corrugated industry, has named Chris Kyger President of the company. In his previous role as Vice President, Kyger worked alongside SUN’s Senior Leadership Team to implement new systems and drive its customer-focused approach to facilitate innovation and product development. “We take great … Read more →

Heidelberg starts new financial year with growing order backlog

German press manufacturer Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has started off its 2018/2019 financial year with steady growth in net sales and overall results. High demand for Heidelberg’s newly established subscription model and the launch of the Primefire digital production press “are demonstrating the potential the digital transformation offers the company,” the OEM pointed out. Incoming … Read more →

Hampson joins Canon Canada as Senior Director

Industry veteran Philip Hampson has joined Canon Canada (Mississauga, Ontario) as Senior Director of Production Printing Systems. Hampson brings over 20 years of experience and expertise in several key areas to his new position. He’s an accomplished, results-oriented sales leader known for successfully navigating complex sales operations, as well as dealing with internal challenges with … Read more →

Volaris expands its position in communications and media verticals by acquiring Aleyant

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Volaris Group (Mississauga, Ontario) has completed its 8th corporate addition in the communications and media verticals market with the acquisition of Aleyant Systems, (Wheaton, Illinois), a global web-to-print, estimation, production and prepress automation workflow software provider for graphics and commercial print providers. Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies (as an operating group … Read more →