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  • Tilia partners with Fujifilm to bring CAD-based impositioning to Fujifilm J Press users 2020-08-07
    Tilia Labs (Ottawa, Ontario), a leading developer of planning, imposition and Artificially Intelligent (AI) software solutions, and Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division, have agreed to a new distribution partnership across North America. Fujifilm will sell Tilia Labs’ CAD-based nesting and imposition technology to complement its J Press Digital Printer for short-run packaging and commercial […]
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  • New Xitron website goes live 2020-08-07
    Xitron (Ann Arbour, Michigan), developer of the Harlequin-based Navigator RIP and workflow products for offset, flexo, digital and high-speed inkjet printing, has re-launched its new and improved website at www.xitron.com. Focusing on product categories with the goal of comprehensive information retrieval, the new design “fosters intuitive navigation” through Xitron’s product mix. “As our products and […]
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  • Lynn to lead Durst’s North American label and specialty packaging business 2020-08-07
    Durst North America (Rochester, New York) has announced that industry veteran Steve Lynn, Durst’s Director and General Manager of New Markets, will lead the division. “Steve is a highly skilled technical business leader that will be a resource for both Durst sales personnel and also the customer base” said Tim Saur, CEO and Managing Director […]
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  • Welcome back – with GAM’s Bounce Back Specials! 2020-08-06
    An update from Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM) Chairman Joe Mulcahy, as we continue to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and slowly, safely re-open our businesses. The past five months have been both frustrating and yet inspiring. Yes, we still have to wear masks, observe social distancing and follow protocols put in place by our healthcare […]
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  • FTA releases Flexography: Principles & Practices booklets 2020-08-06
    The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA – Bohemia, New York) has announced the release of a collection of booklets, each comprising topics essential to a specific area of the flexographic printing process. The booklets’ content comes from Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0, the sixth edition of FTA’s helpful technical resource manual introduced initially in 1962. Flexographers […]
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  • Sannomiya appointed Senior VP & GM of Business Information Communications Group at Canon Canada 2020-08-06
    Canon Canada (Brampton, Ontario), a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced the appointment of Naoki “Mike” Sannomiya to the position of Senior Vice-President and General Manager for the company’s Business Information Communications Group (BICG). Sannomiya first joined Canon in 1987 in a sales role with Canon Marketing Japan. Since then, he’s built over 30 […]
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  • Kodak partners with Uteco to launch Sapphire EVO W digital flexible packaging press 2020-08-05
    Characterized by Kodak as the first digital packaging press to match the productivity of flexo and the quality of gravure, the new Kodak-Uteco Sapphire EVO W is the first flexible packaging press using Kodak’s latest continuous inkjet technology. With a print width of 49.2 inches, the EVO W can inkjet print on flexible plastic films, […]
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  • Kodak partners with Uteco to launch Sapphire EVO W digital flexible packaging press 2020-08-05
    Characterized by Kodak as the first digital packaging press to match the productivity of flexo and the quality of gravure, the new Kodak-Uteco Sapphire EVO W is the first flexible packaging press using Kodak’s latest continuous inkjet technology. With a print width of 49.2 inches, the EVO W can inkjet print on flexible plastic films, […]
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  • Konica Minolta expands scanning services with Digital Day 1 2020-08-05
    Konica Minolta Business Solutions Canada (Mississauga, Ontario) is now offering a new document scanning and management service called Digital Day 1. Working closely with market leader and partner Nimble Information Strategies, Konica Minolta’s aim is to help organizations of all sizes future-proof their documents in a fast, efficient and more cost-effective way. Digital Day 1 […]
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  • Drytac adds FloorTac Textures and FloorTac Emerytex White RB floor graphics 2020-08-04
    Drytac has expanded its North American range of specialty floor graphics media with two new additions to its FloorTac family. Both FloorTac Textures and FloorTac Emerytex White RB are one-part solutions with non-slip certifications “designed for optimal ease of installation and maximum safety in public spaces.” Drytac FloorTac Emerytex White RB is an 8 mil […]
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  • Trade Secrets Becomes Toronto Print Solutions 2020-08-06
    The new Toronto Print Solutions Trade Secret Web Printing is now Toronto Print Solutions Inc. The company has been operating under the Toronto Print Solutions ( TPS) name for several months. Trade Secrets had filed for creditor protection back November of 2019. The assets of the company were sold  in February . A proposal to […]
  • Ink And Coating Prices To Increase 2020-08-05
      On the raise because of Covid-19 demand  INX International Ink Co. has informed customers in North America of a price increase on all solvent inks and coatings, effective September 1.  INX claims despite efforts to absorb costs, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has left management no choice. The expense to manufacture solvents, especially alcohols used […]
  • Dscoop Announces Hybrid 2021 Event 2020-08-05
    The largest user group event in the industry The largest community of HP Graphic Arts users in the world will come together May 16 -18, 2021 in person at the America's Center convention center in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. DScoop  in Orlando 2020 was postponed from March 29 due to COVID-19. The rescheduled event, Dscoop […]
  • LSC Struggles With 39% Sales Hit 2020-08-05
  • Heidelberg Supports Open & Independent Industry Platform. 2020-08-05
    Creating an industry standard platform Zaikio's Mission Control is the print shop’s digital control center. All data is received here in a standardized form and can be read, edited, and restored by other apps. The result is straightforward, standardized data exchange between software, hardware, and the partners involved, which creates the basis for end-to-end automated […]
  • PRINT Awards Open To Global Entries 2020-08-05
    Now open to international entries The PRINT Awards 2020. Formerly known as the Regional Design Awards, the PRINT Awards has a fresh focus on global inclusion, new exclusive categories spotlighting design activism and the latest creative technology .Over the course of its 40-year history, the awards have been judged by design leaders in the U.S. Now, […]
  • Kodak Enters The Drug Business 2020-07-30
    Kodak has been focused on the printing industry since coming out of bankrupt protection  Kodak is moving into pharmaceutical manufacturing with  US government backing. Kodak will  be revamping it's facilities in Rochester and St Paul for the new  Pharmaceuticals operation, which will make ingredients for generic pharmaceuticals,  components  are  critical to the American people and […]
  • Fuji Xerox Launch 19 New Products Against Xerox 2020-07-30
    Xerox's new world competitor Fuji Xerox  Asia Pacific has announced the launch of 19 new models from its digital multifunction/printer ApeosPort and DocuPrint series to compete with Xerox . “Fuji Xerox is now strongly positioned to conduct businesses dynamically and with more liberty in a truly global manner,” said Kouichi Tamai, president  of Fuji Xerox.
  • Printing Paper Shipments Down By 25% 2020-07-29
    Paper machines not running near capacity The American Forest & Paper Association  has released its June 2020 Printing-Writing  report. Writing paper shipments decreased 25% in June compared to 2019.  Purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 25% in June compared to the same month last year.
  • Xerox Sales Down By 35% 2020-07-29
    John Visentin , CEO of Xerox Covid-19 has hit Xerox wirh second-quarter sales at Xerox fell by nearly $800m. Sales in the three months to 30 June were down 35.3% at $1.47 billion of revenue, a decrease of 35.3 percent year-over-year.   Operating profits slumped by nearly 78% to $62m. Gross margin held up, slipping […]

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  • Register now for a Virtual Night Out at the BOCSIes 2020-08-07
    This year’s BOCSIes will be presented at a virtual gala hosted by Sign Media Canada and SAC-ACE on Friday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. EDT. Register now to attend the event! The post Register now for a Virtual Night Out at the BOCSIes appeared first on Sign Media.
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  • Stepping up the digital signage game 2020-08-07
    As one enters clothing retail store Uniqlo Canada’s newly created third floor at Cadillac Fairview (CF) Toronto Eaton Centre, they are greeted by an array of dazzling lights that line the 8.5-m (28-ft) wide staircase, which makes an impressive, grand entryway for customers. The post Stepping up the digital signage game appeared first on Sign […]
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  • Cleaning up: Keeping graphics hygienic without damage 2020-08-07
    It is always important to keep signs and graphics clean for esthetics and clarity of message, but COVID-19 (coronavirus) has made hygiene a priority. Hospitals, transport hubs, and contaminated sites are undertaking deep cleaning to prevent the spread of the virus, ensuring everything—handrails, doors, windows, ceilings, floors, furniture—is sterilized. The post Cleaning up: Keeping graphics […]
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  • How interactive DOOH campaigns are transforming the retail experience 2020-08-07
    Wearables are part of a rising technology class and are fundamentally altering the way people interact with machines and, at the same time, with one another. They are also creating new opportunities for companies in digital out-of-home (DOOH) and retail that are looking—and listening—for change. The post How interactive DOOH campaigns are transforming the retail […]
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  • Quebec company creates vehicle wraps to thank truckers and frontline workers 2020-08-07
    Turbo Images has created 15 vehicle wraps for trucks travelling across North America to express their gratitude to truck drivers and other essential workers. The post Quebec company creates vehicle wraps to thank truckers and frontline workers appeared first on Sign Media.
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