GPA extends its line of pressure-sensitive papers

GPA (Chicago, Illinois), leading providers to the global printing industry of specialty substrates and product intelligence for the digital, offset and flexographic communities, has added to its line of premium sheetfed pressure-sensitive papers. “The demand for labels is on the rise and this market segment continues to grow,” said GPA. With a new 28” x … Read more →

PDI Group partners with Hemlock to acquire PrismTech Graphics

The PDI Group (Montreal, QC) and Hemlock Printers (Burnaby, BC), two recognized leaders within the Canadian printing industry, have announced the acquisition of Burnaby-based PrismTech Graphics, a well established wide-format and specialty printing company that’s been operating for over 25 years. The acquisition, an equal partnership between Hemlock and PDI, marks the launch of a … Read more →

CERB extended to September as EI transition and other financial assistance programs announced

After the federal government recently announced that the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be extended into late September (bringing the maximum payment period to 28 weeks), on Sunday, September 27, recipients still out of work can transition to the government’s Employment Insurance (EI) program. Or, depending on your situation at that time, you can … Read more →

Scodix launches Scodix Studio Station with job processing up to 60% faster

Scodix (Rosh HaAyin, Israel), a leading provider of digital enhancement solutions for the printing industry, has announced the launch of a new productivity workflow package – Scodix Studio Station. Developed to boost press utilization and production flexibility, Scodix’ new workflow solution can process jobs up to 60% faster for its Ultra Digital Enhancement Press users. … Read more →

Epson unveils SureColor F10070 Industrial Dye-Sublimation Textile Printer

Epson America (Long Beach, California) has announced its first 76-inch, industrial-level, dye-sublimation solution – the SureColor F10070. Designed to offer “reliability, versatility and round-the-clock productivity at a low total cost of ownership,” the SureColor F10070 was engineered to meet the evolving needs of today’s textile industry and to support the expansion of textile sourcing and … Read more →

Fujifilm announces strategic partnership with Permalite to support printing on synthetic media

Fujifilm North America Corporation’s Graphic Systems Division (Hanover Park, Illinois) has announced a strategic partnership with Permalite, the largest inkjet coating manufacturer in the United States based in Austin, Texas. The partnership will enable Fujifilm customers to obtain access to a new collection of specialty print media for the Fujifilm J Press 720S and 750S … Read more →

New London Communications installs world’s first HP Indigo 15K Digital Press

New London Communications (Alpharetta, Georgia), a multi-channel communications specialist, is now the world’s first HP Indigo 15K Digital Press print service provider, installing the new press to expand its digital services with the technological advances offered by the new 29-inch-format HP Indigo. Selected as the first beta site for the new press announced in the … Read more →

Kernow launches new FloorShark Dry Toner

Leading coatings and digital media specialist Kernow Coatings (Cornwall, UK) has launched the first floor graphics material that has been tested and certified for dry toner printing. Formulated for applications such as social distancing graphics, the new dry toner range is made from Kernow’s textured ultra-tough Sharkskin material and has a R10 Anti-Slip Rating. The … Read more →

Ryerson students earn PRINTING United Alliance 2020 Scholarships

The PRINTING United Alliance (Fairfax, Virginia), the largest and most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, has announced the recipients of its 2020 Student Scholarship Awards program. Supported by generous donations from endowment investors and industry leaders through the PRINTING United Alliance Foundation, the scholarship program provides support to students … Read more →

Nekoosa adds two new products to its vinyl wall graphics portfolio

Nekoosa Coated Products (Nekoosa, Wisconsin) has added two varying adhesive systems to its Wall Graphics lines. These include an expanded microsphere removable (now in gloss white) and a new, high-peel removable. “Nekoosa’s Wall Graphics product portfolio is a comprehensive offering of re-positionable, removable vinyl films for a wide range of wall applications,” the company added. … Read more →

Inkcups introduces Vivid White UV Inkjet Ink

Characterizing its new ink as “the brightest digital white ink on the market,” Inkcups (Danvers, MA) newest addition to its S1 UV Ink Series, Vivid White, “reproduces the brightest whites available in the industry and is based on decades of experience, and after thorough and rigorous testing. Inkcups created a formula for the ideal ink … Read more →