Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year!

To all our readers, advertisers, staff and other supporters, thank you so much for being part our journey throughout 2017. Each year at this time, we open a new book with 365 blank pages in it. How we ultimately write each page, remains to be seen. Our best hope is that each day, though it … Read more →

Ricoh launches Ri 3000 and Ri 6000 DTG Printers

Ricoh’s new Direct-To-Garment (DTG) Ri 3000 and Ri 6000 Printers are ideal for commercial printers looking for ways to ‘cross-skill’ their employees with simple-to-understand processes. Aimed at the garment marekt – including t-shirts, sweatshirts, socks and bags – they can print on cotton-polyester blends, and are also ideal for printing on 100% cotton. They’re especially … Read more →

GPA adds PaperTyger Durable Papers to offset line

GPA, a market leader in substrate solutions for digital, wide-format and offset printing, has announced the addition of PaperTyger Durable Papers to its collection of substrates for offset presses. Having initially introduced PaperTyger to the digital printing market in 2016, this expanded offering “will provide new opportunities for printers and marketers to create more beautiful … Read more →

Konica Minolta introduces Transformed MarketPlace for applications

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. and Europe have unveiled a new version of its MarketPlace for users around the world, offering apps and licenses that transform the way work gets done. Formerly known as the bizhub MarketPlace, the newKonica Minolta MarketPlace “provides an unprecedented platform for leading-edge applications, customization tools, and centralized device management features, … Read more →

Presstek reports global success of its My DI program

Presstek (Nashua, NH), a leading provider of eco-friendly printing solutions, has announced the success of its My DI, a free program that helps customers optimize their Presstek DI offset presses to improve profitability from short-run print projects. Launched in October, the My DI program enables customers to leverage the speed, efficiency, and high-quality output of … Read more →

A Printer’s Christmas Dream

As we enter the holiday season, it’s the ideal time to look back and reflect on a hard-working year – whether good, mediocre or not so good. It’s also important to understand the reasons why we do this, year after year. Ultimately, it’s not just for ourselves, but for our cherished families and loved ones.

PDS installs the first Duplo DC-516 Pro in Canada

Toronto-based Print Digital Solutions (PDS) has installed a Duplo DC-516 Pro Multi-Finisher, the first in Canada, at a print shop in Ontario. The DC-516 is the first slitter/cutter/creaser of its kind that can automatically slit and cut 24-up business cards on 13” x 19” sheets, or 36-up cards on 14” x 20” stock with extreme … Read more →

Madison Advisors releases new print migration study

Madison Advisors (Colleyville, Texas) has released a new research study titled Color Print Migration Market Update 2017. The report provides an overview and analysis of colour inkjet technology adoption by both print service providers and enterprise in-plants over the last five years, compared to expectations. The report also supports Madison Advisors’ view that print will … Read more →

RISO unveils new high-speed SF9490 Digital Duplicator

Following the recent RISO (UK) introduction of its new two-colour MF9350 and the single-colour SF9390 duplicators, Riso (Burlington, MA) has announced the North American release its SF9490 Digital Duplicator, the OEM’s newest cut-sheet digital duplicator that produces high-volume documents quickly, easily and economically at “an unrivalled speed of up to 190 pages per minute” (11,400 … Read more →

Fujifilm Canada aligns sales management team for coast-to-coast coverage

Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division has announced that its Canadian sales staff will continue to meet the needs of its customers from British Columbia to Newfoundland, with specific responsibilities now assigned to members of its sales management team. Brent Bourne, Wide-Format Inkjet Sales Manager, is a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto, and has … Read more →