Fujifilm Canada appoints Boucher as new Director of Sales

Fujifilm Canada (Mississauga, Ontario) has announced that Martin Boucher has been named as Director of Sales for the company’s Graphic Systems Division. In his new role, Boucher will be responsible for leading sales strategies, ensuring customer satisfaction, and driving the continued sales growth of graphics products throughout Canada. Fujifilm Canada added that Boucher joins the … Read more →

Ryerson GCM students earn first-time international packaging award for Canada

Two fourth-year Graphic Communications Management (GCM) students from Ryerson University in downtown Toronto secured first place with their sustainable and innovative packaging design concept in the annual Student Design Challenge hosted by the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) in Washington, DC. Dorotea Bajic and Laura Rendell-Dean worked together on the design that took top honours. Their … Read more →

Lisi and Li earn Idealliance 2020 Circle of Excellence Awards

Each year Idealliance (Alexandria, Virginia) recognizes professionals in print and graphic communications for their innovation and advancement of the industry. “We want to extend our appreciation to the industry professionals who selflessly dedicate their time, energy and expertise to advancing the global printing and packaging industry,” said Richard D. Ryan, Idealliance CEO. “Our success and … Read more →

Huge global participation and viewership mark first week of Printing United’s Digital Experience

The Printing United Digital Experience originating out of its headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, and taking place online October 26 to November 12, wrapped up the first week of its informative three-week online event with impressive numbers. After just the first three days, more than 6,600 attendees from 4,700 companies in 97 countries worldwide consumed more … Read more →

CTI Paper USA rolls out Aspire Petallics for seasonal print

CTI Paper USA (Sun Prairie, Wisconsin), one of North America’s leading suppliers of premium printing papers and envelopes, is spotlighting the luxury of its Aspire Petallics brand of metallic and pearlescent text and cover papers for the 2020-21 holidays and other seasonal print. The papers (cut-size, digital, folio and matching envelopes) are ideal for both … Read more →

Lowe-Martin improves its wide-format services with the installation of a Jeti Tauro H2500 wide-format printer from Agfa Graphics Canada

Canadian print industry leader Lowe-Martin has significantly upgraded its wide-format capabilities with the recent installation of the Agfa Jeti Tauro H2500 wide-format printer. Headquartered in Ottawa with production facilities in Mississauga, Ontario, Lowe-Martin provides a wide range of innovative, integrated and progressive communication solutions. These include wide-format and sheetfed offset printing, digital printing, direct mail, … Read more →

E.B. Box’s growth continues to accelerate with its Speedmaster XL 106 and Prinect Production Manager from Heidelberg

A leading food-grade packaging company located in Richmond Hill, Ontario, E.B. Box is on track to experience exponential growth this year despite the current pandemic. Since the onset of COVID-19, the company has seen a tremendous increase in both the volume of its business and the demand for shorter turnaround times from its customers – … Read more →

Epson introduces its first RTR Resin signage printers

Epson (Los Alamitos, California) has expanded its presence in the signage market with the introduction of the Roll-To-Roll (RTR) SureColor R-Series signage printers. The 64-inch SureColor R5070 and SureColor R5070L leverage six-colour resin ink to deliver “astonishing prints on a variety of substrates with consistent, repeatable colour,” said the OEM. Ideal for print shops looking … Read more →

SwissQprint flatbed printers add new Tip Switch Vacuum

SwissQprint’s patent-pending Tip Switch Vacuum operates selectively and powerfully to boost everyday efficiency. All swissQprint larg- format flatbed printers now come with this new system. The new vacuum table has been subdivided into as many as 256 segments. Users can switch segments on or off quickly, easily and ‘steplessly’ at the touch of a button. … Read more →

Printware launches newest version of its iJetColor Pro Series of envelope presses

Printware (St. Paul, Minnesota), a leader in prepress and digital solutions, has unveiled its iJetColor Pro 1175P Envelope Press, Printware’s first collaboration with HP and the newest member of its iJetColor family of envelope presses. It incorporates HP’s FI-1000 printhead to deliver PageWide thermal inkjet technology that’s faster, wider, more durable and more economical. The … Read more →

X-Rite and Pantone announce availability of Virtual Color and Appearance Seminar

X-Rite Incorporated (Grand Rapids, Michigan), a global leader in colour science and technology (and its subsidiary Pantone), have announced that their popular, in-person Fundamentals of Color and Appearance Training (FOCA) Seminar is now available in an interactive, online learning format. Similar to the classroom format, the new virtual training features self-paced modules, a detailed course … Read more →

Keypoint Intelligence announces new study on going beyond CMYK

Keypoint Intelligence has launched another timely study. The research presented in CMYK Plus: Commercial Printing Demand, Needs and Opportunity Assessment, defines the market demand for services that go beyond CMYK process colour – including white ink, neon colours, metallic inks, spot colour capabilities and colours for security printing. “Print service providers need to differentiate more … Read more →