Messagepoint receives financial investment from NewSpring

Messagepoint (Toronto), a leader in developing and delivering software and services within the Customer Communications Management (CCM) market, has announced that private equity group NewSpring has invested in its company. The investment amount, which was not disclosed (along with other details), will be used to expand Messagepoint’s research and development initiatives, as well as to … Read more →

Over 90% of drupa exhibit space already booked

Drupa 2020 exhibition space is running out. Shortly after the official registration deadline, 96% of the planned 1.7 million square feet of space is already booked! Companies from more than 40 countries have already confirmed their participation, including large global players as well as many smaller companies and promising start-ups. A current list of exhibitors … Read more →

FTA now accepting entries for its Sustainability Excellence Awards

The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA, Bohemia, New York) a leading member-based organization dedicated to promoting and advancing the flexographic printing process, has announced that it’s now accepting entries for its 2019 Sustainability Excellence Awards competition. The deadline for entry submissions is February 1, 2019. “The FTA is proud to honour its members for the advancements … Read more →

Flash Reproductions purchases Morgana DigiBook 450 Perfect Binder from Sydney Stone

Flash Reproductions (Mississauga, Ontario) recently installed a new Morgana DigiBook 450 Perfect Binder from print-finishing specialist Sydney Stone, also headquartered in Mississauga. Having spent quite some time evaluating options, Flash determined that the 450 was the ideal equipment addition for their very particular binding needs. “The Morgana DigiBook 450 Perfect Binder was the perfect solution … Read more →

Keypoint Intelligence–InfoTrends identifies success factors for high-growth printers in recent study

Keypoint Intelligence–InfoTrends (Weymouth, MA) has completed its Winning in an Evolving Print Services Market study. The study provides vendors with valuable insights into what printers and in-plants are trying to do strategically, the challenges they’re facing, and the actions required to improve their businesses. InfoTrends discovered that, although the overall printing industry is experiencing a … Read more →

Full Frame Signs expands its services for TV and film industry with new Fujifilm Acuity Select 28

Full Frame Signs (Etobicoke, Ontario), a leading family-owned print services provider, has expanded its capabilities with Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 28 UV Inkjet Press that can accommodate a wide range of creative print applications. “We’re part of the film and television industry out of Toronto, and our finished products will appear on camera,” said Sean Vizsy, … Read more →

Heidelberg Everything is Connected event series draws over 200 customers

More than 200 Heidelberg customers from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico visited Heidelberg’s North American headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia recently for the OEM’s final installment of its seminar/event series titled Everything is Connected. The day-long event focused on the digital transformation of the industry and its impact on printers’ overall equipment effectiveness. It began with … Read more →

Epson launches new Legacy Textured Paper for fine-art applications

Epson has introduced Legacy Textured, the latest addition to its sophisticated Legacy Paper line that offers “the ultimate in quality and longevity for artists selling their work.” Legacy Textured is comprised of a mould-made paper base that lays cotton fibres down randomly to virtually eliminate curl, plus a heavily textured surface that simulates old-world handcrafted … Read more →