PaperSpecs free webinar to explore “Sleeking – The Best Kept (Foiling) Secret in Design”

In a free, exclusive PaperSpecs (Palo Alto, California) webinar, sponsored by Nobelus, Erika Bartos (Hooray Design) and Mark Sarpa (Neuron Publishing/LoveBook) will show designers how, through a smart combination of ‘Sleeking’ paper and digital colour printing, they can produce some amazing, eye-catching creations. The cutting-edge digital process adds beautiful shimmering foil to digital print runs. … Read more →

Domino to host online event in advance of the launch of its X630i Digital Inkjet Press for corrugated

OEM Domino (Gurnee, Illinois) continues to expand its digital printing business by introducing its new – and first – X630i Digital Inkjet Press for corrugated production. The introduction will be via a virtual launch event on Tuesday, June 16. Characterized as “The New Business Model for Corrugated Box Printing” the highly automated inkjet printing solution … Read more →

Change will be the new normal as you return to work: HRPA survey

The Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA, Toronto) has released the results of its second COVID-19 member survey. Representing dozens of sectors and industries, 1,127 respondents revealed that HR professionals are actively planning returning to work – and the majority said they anticipate significant changes throughout the workplace. Respondents confirm that the first wave of employees … Read more →

Great Little Box Company acquires Ideon Packaging

Great Little Box Company (GLBC – Richmond, British Columbia) and Ideon Packaging (also based in Richmond), have joined forces in one of the most significant acquisitions the Canadian packaging industry has seen in recent years. The acquisition of Ideon by GLBC – an award-winning manufacturer and distributor of packaging solutions since 1982 – brings together … Read more →

Mutoh launches MS41 ink in 300ml bags

Mutoh America (Phoenix, Arizona), an industry leader in wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has launched a new ink pack size for the MS41 inks for its XpertJet 1641SR and XpertJet 1682SR Printers. “The 300ml MS41 ink packs are a great economical solution for print service providers to purchase just the right amount of ink that … Read more →

Mactac launches Wet Strength CHILL AT Labels

Mactac (Stow, Ohio) has unveiled its new Wet Strength CHILL AT labels designed for high-quality prime labeling applications for cold-food packaging and cold, damp substrates. The new labels significantly improve wet strength in moist environments. They also feature a 54# bright white facestock with a semi-gloss finish, and built-in wet-strength properties for harsh environments during … Read more →

Mitchel Lincoln first in Eastern Canada to install an Agfa Jeti Tauro H3300

Quebec-based Mitchel Lincoln Packaging has completed the installation of an Agfa Jeti Tauro H3300 UV LED wide-format inkjet printer from Agfa Graphics Canada (Mississauga, Ontario) at its newly renovated production facility in Montreal (Ville St-Laurent). Also located in Drummondville and Vaudreuil, Quebec, the company has a combined 750,000 square feet of state-of-the-art manufacturing and warehousing … Read more →

Canada-wide poster targets Facebook’s Zuckerberg to pay for plagiarized news content

The image of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be posted in various locations around Toronto and other major cities in Canada beginning today, printed on a large-format “WANTED” poster that’s the centrepiece of a provocative national advertising campaign launched by the watchdog group, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting. The group is the only national grassroots organization … Read more →

PRINTING United 2020 aims to reunite and revitalize our industry

The PRINTING United Expo and tradeshow is officially set for the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, October 21-23, 2020. With health and safety guidelines at the forefront of planning, the annual industry showcase will give attendees and exhibitors the opportunity to engage and see the latest industry technology, experience worldwide product debuts, and participate … Read more →

Gordon is new Landa Digital Printing CEO

Landa Digital Printing (Rehovot, Israel) has appointed Arik Gordon as its Chief Executive Officer. Landa Digital Printing (LDP), which originated out of Landa Labs a decade ago, currently employs about 550 people, and has begun to penetrate the worldwide market with its game-changing Landa Nanographic Printing Presses. Gordon joins LDP after a successful 18 years … Read more →

Publisher’s Industry Update

By Joe Mulcahy, Publisher, Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM) Despite the current pandemic, we’re keeping the momentum going. Our June digital issue will be released this Wednesday, June 3 and the lead feature will explore print consumables. Here’s more of what’s happening: Also on June 3, the Packaging Consortium (PAC) will offer another free webinar as … Read more →

APTech’s free online conference for Higher Education Marketers set for tomorrow

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech – Reston, Virginia) will host its inaugural EDgage Live virtual conference this Wednesday, June 3. Designed to empower marketers in higher education, the free event will bring together leading CMOs, automation and data analysts, and content specialists to offer guidance, practical tips and best practices. More information and registration … Read more →