Sappi North America announces new Opus and Flo enhancements

Sappi Fine Paper North Amercia has made several recent product and service enhancements to its Opus and Flo product lines. These include: Increased sheet brightness on Opus to 94 Increased sheet brightness on Flo to 90 Added 120-lb. cover options to the Flo product line Faster availability of size options on Flo products Large-format options … Read more →

Design Label Systems installs Esko Full HD Flexo and Automation Engine

Design Label Systems, a leading integrated label solutions provider based in Mississauga, Ontario, has installed an Esko CDI 2530 plate imager with Full HD Flexo – the first sold in Ontario. The company has also added workflow capabilities highlighted by an Esko Automation Engine, which imports job information directly from Design Label’s LabelTraxx MIS. Founded … Read more →

Komcan donates to help Fort McMurray disaster victims

Komcan Incorporated (Georgetown, Ontario), the sole authorized agent for Komori printing presses and auxiliary equipment across Canada (including factory-approved service, OEM parts and consumable products), will be donating 5% of all its consumables’ orders from May 9th to May 31st to the Salvation Army’s Alberta Fire Response organization. “Every little bit will help the almost … Read more →

Tembec introduces Kallima Coated Cover C2S 16 point

Montreal-based Tembec Paperboard Group has launched FSC-certified Kallima Coated Cover C2S 16 point – the latest addition to its line of bleached paperboard products. The new 16-point caliper coated two-side substrate offers commercial printers another coated cover solution with “superior printability, runnability and market renowned cost savings.” Printers can benefit from savings of up to 20% … Read more →

Huge Paper launches magnetic substrates Swatchbook from Magnum Magnetics

Ontario-based specialty substrate leader Huge Paper Incorporated, an independent source of paper, magnetics and synthetics, has launched a first-of-its-kind magnetic substrates swatchbook featuring the award-winning product line of industry-leading Magnum Magnetics (Marietta, OH). The unique swatchbook acts as a Printable Magnetics Specifier Kit featuring samples of Magnum’s most popular printable magnetic substrates – including pre-magnetized … Read more →

Sappi North America releases its 2015 Sustainability Report

Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has released its 2015 Sustainability Report showcasing its “industry leading” sustainability performance. “Each year, we look forward to reporting our progress against the five-year goals we set to ensure that Sappi North America continues as a thriving, sustainable, re-investable company,” said … Read more →

Avery Dennison releases new digital textured wall films

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions has added three new digital textured wall films – Pure Canvas, Crushed Stone and Natural Stucco – and new Transparent Colored Overlaminates for Conform Chrome films, that will be featured at the International Sign Association (ISA) Sign Expo April 20 – 23 in Orlando, Florida. The films will be showcased in … Read more →

Agfa releases Advantage N-PL modular plate loading system

Agfa Graphics has added a new solution to its Advantage N platesetter family – the Advantage N-PL Pallet Loader. With its ability to image up to 3,100 plates continuously at a throughput speed of up to 400 plates per hour, “it takes computer-to-plate (CtP) productivity and automation to the next level,” said the OEM. Continuous … Read more →

Agfa Graphics to launch new Duratex Black Back Mesh Banner

In buildings that are wrapped, it’s difficult to see outside through the white mesh banner material that’s commonly used. That’s all about to change, according to Agfa Graphics, because of its exclusive new Duratex Black Back Mesh Banner. The Duratex Black Back Mesh Banner, part of the expanded Duratex line of wide-format media, will makes … Read more →