Ricoh unveils Pro C9200 Graphic Arts Edition

Ricoh USA’s latest additions to its Commercial & Industrial Printing Business Group portfolio are the Ricoh Pro C9200 and C9210 Graphic Arts Editions “that provide an affordable, predictable way for businesses to maximize revenue due to its uptime and reliability,” said the OEM. They allow users to expand into new markets with the ability to … Read more →

Southern Lithoplate unveils two new CtP models for newspaper production

Two leading newspaper prepress industry leaders, Southern Lithoplate (SLP, Wake Forest, NC) and Cron-Ecrm (North Andover, MA), have partnered to introduce two new platesetting devices “that redefine and refine CtP technology for today and tomorrow.” Steve Mattingly, Senior Vice President at Southern Lithoplate (SLP), announced the launch of the Cron-Ecrm G+ and H Series of … Read more →

S-One Labels & Packaging expands into Canada

S-One Labels & Packaging (S-OneLP, Sarasota, Florida) is expanding its operations into Canada. Effective immediately, all orders that were processed through LexJet will now be handled by S-OneLP, which will have inventory and shipping out of Ontario. In addition to DigiPrime and DigiGuard products from Michelman, and the Levia products from Utopia Digital Technologies that … Read more →

PIA calls for speakers for its Color 2019 Conference by June 14

The Printing Industries of America (PIA) is currently seeking speakers for its Color 2019 Conference to be held January 12-15, 2019 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego, California. Programming for the 2019 Color Conference focuses on colour reproduction, management, consistency and best practices and solutions throughout the entire print production … Read more →

Oakville Ontario’s Print Panther and two other MGI JETvarnish 3D customers win 11 FSEA Gold Leaf Awards

The international Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) recently held its annual conference outside Nashville, Tennessee and three Konica Minolta MGI JETvarnish 3D customers received a total of 11 prestigious Gold Leaf Awards for their impressive creative work with digital print embellishment technology from MGI. The winning printers were: Print Panther of Oakville, Ontario; Seidl … Read more →

Middleton Group adds second Onset Press from Fujifilm

Since 1952, the Middleton Group (Markham, Ontario) has been known for merchandising, design and unique printing innovations. The most recent addition to its printer repertoire is a new Onset X3 wide format UV flatbed inkjet printer from Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division, the exclusive Onset distributor for North America. It’s equipped with three-quarter automation … Read more →

Kodak strives to lessen impact of 9% plate price increase

Kodak has announced that it will increase the price of its offset printing plates globally by up to 9%. The price of aluminum, the primary raw material used to manufacture printing plates, has increased dramatically in recent months, said the OEM. Despite internal cost reductions and improved operational productivity, the magnitude of rising aluminum prices … Read more →