Goss announces new partnership with Elettra to reduce waste and add value

As part of its ongoing strategy to “establish industry partnerships that deliver value-added solutions for customers”, Goss International has announced a new collaboration with Elettra Srl, a leading manufacturer of automatic blanket washing systems. The partnership is designed to provide new benefits for commercial press users by providing dramatic waste reductions that deliver a rapid … Read more →

Ryerson’s School of Graphic Communications Management receives new flexo plate imager from Esko

Esko has donated a new Esko CDI Flexo Plate Imager to Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) in downtown Toronto. The donation, replacing the one the university has had for a few years, will help Ryerson GCM students continue to learn and practice flexographic platemaking processes which are widely used in the packaging … Read more →

GPA adds Azuna 3D Film for offset

GPA, a market leader in substrate solutions for offset, digital and wide-format printing, has added Azuna 3D Film for offset presses. This translucent film provides “a realistic illusion of depth with a three-dimensional bubble pattern that creates a captivating appearance.” GPA reintroduced this product to the North American market and it’s now exclusively available from … Read more →

Agfa to launch new Duratex Supreme Mesh at SGIA 2016

New Duratex Supreme Mesh from Agfa Graphics, along with many other Duratex media offerings, will be on display at SGIA 2016 where attendees can learn about Agfa Graphics inkjet media solutions in two booths (1551 and 1561), along with its newest UV wide-format engines, workflow software and applications created using those tools. The 2016 SGIA Expo … Read more →

Mohawk announces organizational changes and promotions

Mohawk (Cohoes, NY), North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, has made the following organizational changes and promotions: Ted O’Connor has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mohawk Envelope and Converting.  In this new role, he’ll lead Mohawk’s sales and marketing efforts for envelopes, … Read more →

TAPPI launches new online forum

TAPPI, the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (Peachtree Corners, GA), has announced the launch of its new online forum, TAPPI Connect. The platform provides an online resource for members, non-members and volunteers to collaborate, share knowledge and expand their personal and professional networks. “We’re excited to offer TAPPI Connect as a means of … Read more →

Mimaki announces LUS-350 UV-LED flexible ink

Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced the availability of its LUS-350 UV-LED thermoforming ink, a highly durable yet flexible high-performance ink for the thermoforming market. The ink will be demonstrated in the UJF-7151 plus UV-LED flatbed printer in the Mimaki USA booth 1961, at the Specialty Graphic and … Read more →

Coveris releases Magic Ritetac dry erase film

Coveris Advanced Coatings’ Digital Imaging Division, a global market leader in the development of high performance digital imaging substrates, has added Ritetac Lo to its product portfolio. Ritetac Lo is a 7.5-mil dry erase film with removable and re-positionable adhesive. The company’s popular Ritetac Hi is a 7.5 mil dry erase film with permanent adhesive. … Read more →

GMG launches matte OBA proofing media

GMG, a leading developer of high-end colour management and proofing solutions, has launched GMG ProofMedia studio OBA matte 150. This is GMG’s first matte-surface proofing media containing high Optical Brightening Agents (OBAs). It was developed for highly accurate proofing and the closest visual match of commonly used uncoated production papers. In the past, said GMG, … Read more →

Verso releases its latest Paper@Work Brief on Metallized Paper

Verso Corporation (Memphis, TN), a leading producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, has released Metallized Paper – When Performance and Sustainability Meet, Products Shine – the sixth installment in its popular Paper@Work series. Paper@Work is an ongoing series of briefings from Verso that details a spectrum of important topics impacting the … Read more →

Avery Dennison adds new ColorFlow iridescent colours for car wraps

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions (Mentor, Ohio) has introduced its new Supreme Wrapping Film ColorFlow Series. The colour-shifting, iridescent films include five new colours with a unique satin finish: Rising Sun (Red/Gold); Urban Jungle (Silver/Green); Roaring Thunder (Blue/Red); Fresh Spring (Gold/Silver); and Rushing Riptide (Cyan/Purple). “The new ColorFlow Series allows installers to create dynamic, iridescent car … Read more →