SGIA calls for Golden Image Competition submissions

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is now accepting entries for its 2018 Golden Image Competition. The competition recognizes excellence in printing in a wide variety of categories including banners, garments, ceramics and embroidery. “The Golden Image Competition is your opportunity to showcase your company’s printing expertise. Winning a Golden Image Award places you among … Read more →

Tesch joins Komori America as Marketing and Communications Manager

Komori America (Rolling Meadows, Illinois) has appointed Aarona Tesch as Marketing and Communications Manager. In this role, she’ll be overseeing the company’s overall marketing functions as well as developing and executing comprehensive marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to support the sales and revenue objectives of the OEM. Tesch has spent the … Read more →

Komori to field-test its new Impremia NS40 Inkjet Press

Komori Corporation plans to begin field-testing of its new Impremia NS40, a 40-inch sheetfed Nanographic Printing System, during the Spring of 2019. First shown at drupa 2016, the Komori Impremia NS40, a sheetfed inkjet press equipped with Landa Nanography technology, has been in development at Komori in Japan for more than two years. The NS40 … Read more →

SGIA releases its 68 Product of the Year Winners for 2018

After evaluating a record-setting 255 submissions, judges for the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s 2018 Product of the Year Competition selected 68 winning products. All of the 255 entries and the 68 winners be displayed in the Golden Image Gallery/Product of the Year Gallery at the 2018 SGIA Expo October 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention … Read more →

Neenah introduces 100% pure cotton papers

Neenah (Alpharetta, Georgia) is expanding its cotton fibre paper category by adding new Neenah Cotton Papers – a 100% cotton paper line manufactured by the paper mill. The company has been producing pure cotton papers since the late 1870s. “Neenah Cotton Papers truly represent everything Neenah brings to the art and science of papermaking – … Read more →

Mutoh America appoints Gonzalez as new Director of Sales for Canada and the U.S.

Mutoh America (Phoenix, Arizona), a leading manufacturer of wide-format printers, has appointed industry veteran Miguel Gonzalez as its new Director of Sales. “Gonzalez’s vast experience of multi-layer, sales-channel management and customer service make him the perfect fit for the position,” said the OEM. Working under the guidance of Mutoh America’s President and G.M. Brian Phipps, … Read more →

Epson introduces DS Transfer Photo Paper for rigid photo applications

Epson has announced a new solution specifically designed for creating dye-sublimation photo panels and other rigid substrates. New Epson DS Transfer Photo Paper, a high-quality, lightweight dye-sublimation transfer paper, combined with Epson SureColor F-Series dye-sublimation printers, inks and Wasatch RIP support, “creates a complete solution designed to produce rigid photos with advanced print quality and … Read more →

Mactac enters craft beer label market with new All-Temperature Paper and Craft Beer Film Labels

Officially announcing its entry into the craft beer labeling market, Mactac Roll Label (Stow, Ohio) has launched a new line of all-temperature, pressure-sensitive paper and film craft beer labels. Mactac’s new craft beer labels are specially formulated with a variety of facestocks and finishes. With about 13 products currently available, the company offers semi-gloss, white … Read more →

Laser Reproductions installs an RMGT 9 Series LED-UV Press from KBR Graphics Canada

Laser Reproductions (and it’s subsidiary Welter Studio), a full-size and full-service printing company located in Toronto, has installed a new RMGT 9 Series Sheetfed Offset Press. This new system will not only complement their existing 6-colour 40” press, but replaces their 12-year-old RMGT 7 Series Press. Manufactured by Ryobi MHI Graphic Technology and purchased through … Read more →

Graphics One introduces GO SubliMate Desktop Dye Sub System

Graphics One (Sunnyvale, California), the distribution arm of Prism Inks, has announced the launch of a new desktop dye sublimation system, GO SubliMate. GO SubliMate is the first desktop tabloid dye sublimation system to feature neon dye-sub ink colours. The GO SubliMate Dye Sub System was developed to be used with the Epson EcoTank ET-7750 … Read more →