OKI Data issues consumer warning about clone printers

Several companies in Canada and the United States are altering OKI Data Office Printers and may be misleading consumers to believe that these clone printers are OKI Data Digital Transfer products. These clone printers are not covered by OKI Data’s warranties, are not eligible for OKI Data service, and will not receive firmware or driver … Read more →

Konica Minolta releases Extreme Digital Designer’s Guide

The new visually stunning and touch-enticing publication from Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) showcases the latest digital printing and print finishing technologies, while expanding the scope of what’s possible for designers. The OEM’s new Extreme Digital Designer’s Guide presents a range of groundbreaking digital printing and finishing applications – including texturized foil and varnish printing, … Read more →

CUPW to begin rotating strikes in four Canadian cities tonight

A recent statement from Canada Post Corporation to Canadian media outlets said that while negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has finally decided to initiate strike action. CUPW has given notice that it intends to hold rotating strikes in four cities – Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor and Halifax – beginning after 12:01 am … Read more →

Crawford Technologies to sponsor 2018 Xploration Tour in Toronto this Wednesday

Toronto’s Crawford Technologies, provider of document solutions that streamline, improve and manage customer communications, is sponsoring the 2018 Xploration Tour stop in Toronto, to be held at Woodbine Racetrack in Etobicoke on Wednesday, October 24. The one-day event, a joint venture of the Electronic Document Systems Association, Xplor International, and regional Xplor Canada, will cover … Read more →

Sandy Alexander becomes first in the U.S. to purchase Agfa’s Jeti Tauro H3300 LED Inkjet System

Sandy Alexander (Clifton, NJ), one of the nation’s largest privately-owned graphic communications and marketing specialists, has become the first in the United States to purchase Agfa Graphics’ new Jeti Tauro H3300 LED printing system. Sandy Alexander has evolved into a multi-platform, multi-channel marketing communications company since opening its doors 55 years ago and currently supplies … Read more →

Rotating postal strike possible by midnight Monday, October 22

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has decided to give Canada Post Corporation strike notices – in other words, they could commence strike action as early as midnight on Monday, October 22, 2018. Canada Post said that it has made significant offers to CUPW that included increased wages, job security and improved benefits, and … Read more →

Agfa adds seven new products its Duratex fabric line

In one of its most comprehensive Duratex media expansions to date, Agfa Graphics North America has expanded its fabric line “to meet the quality and value standards of today’s discerning customers.” Duratex fabrics offer woven and knit materials that provide rich, brilliant colour reproduction. The sturdy yet lightweight washable textiles are easy to handle and … Read more →

Industry veteran Daigle joins HP Canada

HP Canada has announced the addition of Steve Daigle to its General Commercial Sales Team. He brings with him 25 years of experience in the industry and will  be responsible for HP Indigo’s full product line in Eastern Canada, as well as HP PageWide web-press solutions. Daigle was previously at Cansel/Cobalt as its Wide-format Sales … Read more →

Datacolor and global software company Inèdit introduce colour selection solution for digitally printed textile industry

Datacolor (Lawrenceville, NJ), a global leader in colour management technology, has announced that it’s partnered with digital software developer Inèdit Software to introduce a colour measurement and selection solution for the digitally printed textile industry. The partnership pairs Datacolor’s professional colour matching tool, ColorReaderPRO, with Inèdit’s proven textile design software neoCatalog. The combination platform enables … Read more →

LexJet launches new HP adhesive vinyl and laminates

LexJet (Sarasota, Florida) has unveiled a new HP adhesive vinyl line. The new products will give printers the ability to offer a total HP solution if they’re currently using HP Latex printers and ink. “LexJet customers will benefit from competitive pricing to help them save on production costs when compared to similar products currently on … Read more →

Colbath returns to Drytac as USA VP of Sales

Drytac (Richmond, Virginia), an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the print, label and industrial markets, has appointed Wayne Colbath as its Vice President of Sales for the United States. He’ll be responsible for driving sales growth in the USA with a focus on Drytac’s broad range of large-format consumable products. Colbath rejoins Drytac from … Read more →

Registration now open for Xplor19 in Las Vegas

Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, has announced the dates and location for its Xplor19 Annual Conference. The event will take place April 23-25, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The premier event for CCM (Customer Communications Management) and digital document professionals lasts two-and-a-half days and brings … Read more →