Rolland LCA confirms its papers’ environmental superiority

Rolland Enterprises (St-Jérôme, Quebec) has released its second Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), which confirms the environmental superiority of its recycled fine papers, produced by Ageco and revised by an independent panel of experts. The study evaluates the environmental footprint of Rolland Enviro and Rolland Opaque, and compares them with the North American industry average of … Read more →

Heidelberg Versafire CV adds neon yellow

Heidelberg is now offering an optional new neon yellow spot colour for its Versafire CV digital printing system. The toner glows under UV light, enabling it to attract even more attention and add unexpected touches to printing applications. The effect can also be used as a security feature, since the toner is almost impossible to … Read more →

KBA-Sheetfed and Flint finalize cooperation on conventional inks

On November 8, 2016, KBA-Sheetfed and Flint Group Sheetfed signed a strategic partnership regarding the worldwide use of Flint Group’s conventional sheetfed ink series on high-performance KBA Rapida presses. Inks with the seal of quality “Recommended by KBA” can now be obtained through the Flint Group dealer network. KBA-Sheetfed now recommends the use of different … Read more →

Commercial printers adopt ink density retrofit from manroland

Ten commercial printers in Europe have been or will soon be equipped with IDCm – InlineDensity Control motorized (IDCm) from manroland Web Systems. The system, developed by manroland and grapho metronic (Munich), is for narrow 16-page or 32-page commercial printing systems from the Rotoman and Lithoman series. IDCm is also a viable solution for third-party … Read more →

Mohawk expands Curious Collection

Mohawk, North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, has expanded its envelope lines and is now converting and stocking envelopes made with coloured and textured fine papers from The Curious Collection. Manufactured by Arjowiggins Creative Papers and distributed exclusively by Mohawk in North America, The … Read more →

Case Paper releases eye-catching high-end Sonata Board Promotion

To promote its award-winning line of Sonata Board, Case Paper (Harrison, NY) recently released a series of promotional boxes that feature an innovative butterfly design and closure feature in both silver and rainbow finishes. The sample boxes are free to designers, printers, and packaging printers searching for “inspirational ways to make a product or display … Read more →

Cansel expands its bond paper converting operations in Eastern Canada

Cansel has acquired the engineering bond paper converting operations in Eastern Canada ( including Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador & Nunavut) of Unisource Canada. Established in 1992, Unisource Canada (now Veritiv) provides delivery of printing products, wide-format and digital, packaging and facility supplies to Canadian businesses. “This acquisition … Read more →

Sun Chemical expands online support to include its Canadian customers

Sun Chemical (Parsippany, New Jersey) has expanded its online support platform,, to include its Canadian customers. Available now in both French and English, the online platform features an easy-to-navigate user interface which includes the ability to view order history, re-order products from a personalized product catalogue, and check the shipment status of open orders. … Read more →

Sweeterman named new General Manager at INX Digital

Respected industry veteran John Sweeterman, who has spent over 20 years in many disciplines, is the new General Manager of INX Digital’s facility in San Leandro, California. He also works with the division’s European teams and reports directly to Rick Clendenning, President and CEO of INX International Ink Company. “John brings extensive management experience to … Read more →

Ricoh unveils new AR Latex Inks for its wide format customers

Ricoh USA has introduced its new Aqueous Resin (AR) Latex Inks, designed to cut cure times at an affordable price point, helping wide-format shops take on more jobs and increase profits. After September, Ricoh’s wide-format customers will be transitioned to the new AR inks, which will cost much less than their predecessors and have a … Read more →