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 →

Mohawk releases new guide to digital materials and digital processes

Mohawk Fine Papers (Cohoes, NY) North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty materials for commercial and digital printing, has released A Maker’s Field Guide to Digital Materials and Digital Processes – the latest in its series of comprehensive, printed guides “designed to bring inspiration and education to designers, their clients and … Read more →

Schreiner launches globally usable RFID Label for metal applications

Schreiner ProTech, a Germany-based global leader in developing and manufacturing functional labels with value-added benefits for engineering-based industries, recently solved a challenge posed by globalization with its new ((RFID))-DistaFerr Global Label. The solution has an integrated, dual-band antenna capable of reading both of the world’s most used frequency bands – ETSI and FCC. This newest … Read more →

Canon releases a more efficient low-service, low-cost inkjet MFP series

Canon’s new WG7200 Series of Multifunction Printers offers consistent, high-quality output via user-replaceable consumables and self-serviceable designs that boost workflow productivity and reduce downtime. The new A3 MFPs offer a low total cost of ownership, little to no maintenance, and high-quality, high-speed printing. The series includes four models, each providing a fast first-printout time of … Read more →