EFI and Memjet partner for faster digital production

Electronics For Imaging (EFI­­ – Freemont, California) and Memjet (San Diego, California) have established a new partnership to bring ultra-fast, high-quality EFI Fiery Digital Front Ends (DFEs) to the growing portfolio of Memjet DuraLink digital inkjet production solutions. EFI’s development of Fiery DFE solutions for printers featuring DuraLink technology means that Memjet OEM customers will … Read more →

Heidelberg North America hosts over 100 customers at its Productivity Through Connectivity event

Over 100 customers visited Heidelberg’s North American headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia for its Productivity Through Connectivity event June 20, 2019. The day-long event focused on the digital transformation within the printing industry and how it impacts printers’ productivity. The event kicked off with an insightful presentation on the effects digitalization has had on print shops … Read more →

SwissQprint expands with the opening of a new Ink Laboratory

SwissQprint (Kriessern, Switzerland), whose core business is the development and manufacturing of large-format digital printers (with their mechanics, control systems and software all taking shape under one roof), has now added a start-of-the-art Ink Laboratory at its headquarters and employed experienced ink specialists to oversee its ink research and development. “This expansion of our competence … Read more →

New government funds now available for hiring youth – with July 26 deadline

Here, Elliot Schiller, Graphic Arts Magazine government funding columnist and a Director at Toronto’s Teeger Schiller Incorporated (a firm specializing in government funding and systems selection and implementation), examines the recently announced Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) Program. His clients receive over $5 million annually to support ongoing business innovation. Please e-mail eschiller@teegerschiller.com, visit … Read more →

Xerox unveils Baltoro HF Inkjet Press with automated intelligence

Xerox’s new Baltoro HF Inkjet Press is a cut-sheet production press that enables clients to print high-volume, transactional work, high-quality direct mail and catalogues on a single press with superior image quality and productivity, said the OEM. The Baltoro HF is Xerox’s first press using this particular platform. “We engineered the Baltoro HF by leveraging … Read more →

Agfa launches SPIR@L technology for heatset and coldset printing

SPIR@L is Agfa Graphics’ latest patented screening technology that replaces traditional dots with alternative shapes to increase print quality while reducing production costs. It’s the latest addition to Agfa’s ECO³ program, which focuses on “economy, ecology and extra convenience.” Applicable to both commercial and newspaper printing, it makes it possible to hold dots from press … Read more →

Drytac releases free Retail Insiders’ Guide

Drytac (Bristol, UK), a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format printing and signage markets, has compiled a free, downloadable guide to help businesses save time and money when creating retail graphics. Available via the recently revamped www.drytac.com website, its Graphic Solutions for Retail & Hospitality Environments guide looks at the constantly evolving … Read more →

RadTech and TAGA announce UV+EB Technology Student Poster Design Competition

The Technical Association for the Graphic Arts (TAGA – Pittsburgh, PA) and RadTech (Chevy Chase, MD), the non-profit trade association for ultraviolet and electron beam (UV+EB) processes, are partnering once again on their UV+EB Technology Student Poster Design Competition, which offers students cash prizes for their creative poster designs. Interested graphic arts and design students … Read more →

Kornit unveils Kornit Konnect cloud software analytics connectivity platform

Kornit Digital, a market leader in digital textile printing technology, has launched Kornit Konnect – its new cloud-based, mobile workflow software platform that enables businesses to maximize the productivity of their digital printing solutions. “This is the first phase in Kornit’s implementation of its industry vision of textile design, decoration and production being fueled by … Read more →

Hazen Paper showcases Phantom Options in new sample book

A new sample book from Hazen Paper Company (Holyoke, MA) titled Phantom Options, demonstrates innovative capabilities with samples of products that brand owners and packaging designers can use to differentiate and enhance their brands. Introduced recently at Luxe Pack New York, the new sample book includes a selection of Hazen Multi-Ply swatches, bound to show … Read more →