Manroland Sheetfed’s parent company publishes 2018 Annual Report & Accounts

Manroland Sheetfed GmbH’s parent company, Langley Holdings, the diverse and privately-owned engineering and industrial group, has published its IFRS Annual Report & Accounts for the year ended December 31, 2018. The group’s chairman, Tony Langley, said in a recent review regarding the business that despite a slowdown, following successive record profit years, 2018 had been … Read more →

EFI donates Optitex design software to B.C.’s Wilson School of Design

Electronics For Imaging (EFI, Fremont, California) has donated a number of Optitex 2D/3D design software licenses for students and faculty members at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Wilson School of Design in Richmond, British Columbia. The donation was part of EFI’s “ongoing commitment to empower knowledge and help provide critical skills for the next generation work … Read more →

GoTranscript updates Android App with new features for voice-to-text transcription

Transcription technology converts live or recorded audio speech into a written or electronic text document and was used predominately by journalists and medical professionals. However, recently more and more industries have started reducing hours of manually transcribing audio to text. Printing, education, business, TV/video, marketing, publishing and even social media industries are now using professional … Read more →

Zimmerman joins Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends as Director of Wide Format Printing

Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends (Weymouth, MA) has announced that Eric Zimmerman has joined the company as Director of its Wide Format Printing (WFP) Advisory Service. In his new role, Zimmerman will assume responsibilities for forecasting, market analysis, research and custom consulting related to wide-format digital printing – including graphics and technical applications. Zimmerman has more … Read more →

FTA and KBA Flexotecnica partner for “We Have The Cure” Seminar March 28

The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA, Bohemia, NY) and Koenig & Bauer (KBA) Flexotecnica, have announced that they’ll hold a half-day seminar on the benefits and challenges of implementing electron-beam curing and UV-LED into the flexographic printing process. The We Have The Cure training conference will take place at Koenig & Bauer’s facility and technology center … Read more →

BC’s Thunderbird Press joins Agfa Graphics’ GreenWorks Program

Thunderbird Press (Richmond, British Columbia) recently started using Azura chemistry-free plates from Agfa Graphics Canada to become more environmentally sustainable. Originally founded as a small family business in 1967, the shop has grown to become one of the premier commercial printers in British Columbia. It’s built a respected and trusted reputation among its customers, employees … Read more →

Majewski named new intelliFLEX CEO

The intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance (Ottawa and Mississauga, Ontario) has announced that Mark Majewski, a 30-year veteran of the Canadian technology industry and former Geographic Director at a major semiconductor company, has succeeded Peter Kallai as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. IntelliFLEX is a not-for-profit industry alliance and a vital partner (for accelerating the growth of … Read more →

Soden named Managing Director of Manroland Goss Web Systems Americas

The Board of Directors of Manroland Goss Web Systems Americas has appointed Dave Soden as Managing Director, overseeing operations of the equipment and services provider in North America effective immediately. Greg Blue, previous Managing Director of Durham Operations, will be moving into a transition support role with the OEM. Soden previously held the position of … Read more →

EFI releases Fiery FS350 Pro DFE software to improve digital print integration and productivity

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has revealed that its latest Digital Front End (DFE) technology for advanced, high-end digital print production is the new Fiery FS350 Pro software designed to give graphic arts professionals more power, productivity and versatility in digital printing. The new Fiery software will be available starting this quarter in high-end production DFEs … Read more →