OKI announces Avery Dennison ICS Performance Guarantee for its ColorPainter Printer Series

OKI Data Americas (Irvine, Texas) has announced that its wide-format ColorPainter series of printers has earned an ICS Performance Guarantee from Avery Dennison that “guarantees ColorPainter graphic output for up to 7 years.” The program launched in the North American market and will expand globally to other regions, said OKI. With durable print solutions for … Read more →

Freseners to offer hands-on training boot camp for garment printers

Freseners (Bowling Green, Kentucky) has been teaching classes on garment printing since 1979, and has had well over 15,000 students attend its popular training workshops. The classes are led by Mike and Scott Fresener. Its T-Shirt Screen Printing Workshop covers everything from basic artwork preparation and computer graphics, to screen making, how to use inks, … Read more →

U.S. company launches inks that enable dye-sub output from specific wide-format printers

Absolute Inkjet (Glenview, Illinois), a manufacturer of digital inks and media, has launched Sublim8 Inks that “enable any Epson wide-format printer to be ‘converted’ into a dye-sublimation printer.” The company said that users of standard Epson wide-format printers can now “re-purpose” their printer at a much lower cost compared to purchasing a bespoke sublimation model. … Read more →

PIA reveals Premier Print Award winners for 2018

For several months, the offices at the Printing Industries of America (PIA) had been overflowing with entries for its 2018 Premier Print Awards. Over 2,000 entries were submitted to categories such as Posters and Cards, School Yearbooks and Novelty Books, Product Catalogues and Popular Culture Magazines and Point-of-Purchase Materials. “The amount of talent expressed through … Read more →

U.S. inventor seeks licensing and partners for new envelope printer

Inventor Paul Onish (Princeton, New Jersey) was recently awarded a U.S. Patent (#9,747,531) for his unique design of a flatbed desktop envelope printer. The low-cost device is aimed at Small and Medium Businesses (SMB’s) and Home-Office-Based Businesses (HOBB’s). It can also be built to meet specific market needs. The patented Envelope Printer design is now … Read more →

Drytac appoints Lewis as Technical Sales Manager for Canada

Drytac, an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the printing, label and industrial markets, has announced the appointment of D’Arcy Lewis to the role of Technical Sales Manager for the company’s industrial division. Lewis will be responsible for increasing Drytac’s custom and contract adhesive coating business in the packaging, construction, medical, automotive, label, and industrial … Read more →

Mimaki expands its UCJV300 series of wide-format Inkjet printers

Mimaki USA, a global industry leader of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced the availability of its newly developed UCJV300-75, UCJV300-107 and UCJV300-130 wide-format inkjet printers – smaller footprint models with the same operational features of the OEM’s larger UCJV300-160. The new UCJV300 printers deliver a huge range of applications and versatility with four-layer … Read more →

Ross receives highest honour for engineering in Canada

David Ross, CEO of Ottawa-based Ross Video, an international manufacturer of broadcast technology solutions and services, will be inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering at a special ceremony today in Calgary, Alberta. The conference gathers Canadian leaders to focus on clean growth with the theme Canada in a Carbon Competitive World. … Read more →

2018 Gutenberg Gala is another resounding success

The 36th Gutenberg Gala, Quebec’s annual celebration of the best in printing and graphic arts throughout the province (and largest such event in Eastern Canada), was held May 31 at the ballroom of Montreal’s Marché Bonsecours. As always, the awards covered a host of categories including printing, finishing & embellishment, packaging & labels, editing, display … Read more →

Contex introduces the market’s
 widest and fastest CCD scanner

Contex (Alleroed, Denmark), the world leader in large-format scanning, has introduced the newest addition to its line of scanners, characterizing the new HD Ultra X 6000 as “the widest, fastest and most productive 60-inch CCD scanner available in the market.” Featuring exceptional colour-matching and image-scanning quality while exceeding environmental standards, the new device is a … Read more →