ColorDynamics is increasing its production speeds to 250% higher with the addition of two Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS LED inkjet printers.
Water-based inks and printing are an increasingly popular option in many market applications. When ink chemistry and performance can be optimised, they promise a safer, more sustainable alternative to solvent inks in print rooms, especially for packaging converters. The current market and latest commercial developments for both ink types are profiled in the brand new Smithers market report – The Future of Water-based vs. Solvent Printing to 2027.
SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for professional signmaking, wide-format digital printing and CAD/CAM machining industries, introduces EnRoute 23 to expand the capabilities of users and take the software to new application sectors.
FESPA has confirmed the dates of all its global events in 2023, including FESPA Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo, the all-new WrapFest and Personalisation Experience, and regional events in Africa, Brazil, Dubai, Mexico and Eurasia.
After its first full year as an independent entity, XSYS examines the results of its value proposition for the global flexo prepress community and lifts the veil on what comes next.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce the appointment of Cathy Radoncic as its new Northeast Territory Manager for the US, with immediate effect.
Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, has signed the commitment letter for the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), and is the only major inks manufacturer to do so to date.
Textile companies can take full advantage of expanded print opportunities with EFI Reggiani textile solutions presented at the 8-13 December India ITME Exhibition in Greater Noida. EFI Reggiani’s exhibit is located in Hall 3 stand C3D4.
Xaar has opened a state-of-the-art inkjet printing laboratory in Shenzhen, China, comprising the latest printhead test equipment and print process experimentation platforms.
No matter what you’re producing, or for whom, that phrase likely conjures up a specific time of year in your mind.
PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the U.S., has announced that registration for the popular annual Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) Conference is now open.
Onyx Graphics, Inc., a leading software solution provider for the wide-format printing industry, announced today that its ONYX software was recently certified for the HP Latex 2700 Series Printer line, which promises to accelerate production efficiency and provides up to a 30% wider gamut.
Contra Vision are pleased to announce that a new ICC profile library is now available on their website. After being asked numerous times by customers for print profiles, they have now released a range for HP Latex Printers.
Canadian full-service large-format printing business Premier Graphics recently used Drytac Polar Premium Air self-adhesive vinyl combined with Interlam Pro Emerytex laminate to produce a series of colourful wall graphics to help transform the look of stairwells inside a high-rise commercial tower.
More than 500,000 RICOH MH5420/5421 Series printheads, Ricoh’s fifth generation of printheads, have already been chosen by worldwide solutions developers to drive digital transformation revenue of tens of billions of dollars across all industrial sectors.
Global technology firm, Epson, has earned its third successive platinum rating for sustainability from EcoVadis, a leading provider of business sustainability ratings.
With the chill of winter now very much in the air, the minds of print service providers, sign-makers and specialist installers begin to turn to how they are going to cope with installing graphics in cold conditions.
Design and print specialist Print Studio One has invested in the latest digital finishing technology from Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (‘Kongsberg PCS’) to boost production capacity and expand its product offering.
EasyCut Studio, a worldwide leading developer of sign-making and specialty graphics solutions, is pleased to announce that its market-acclaimed vinyl cutting software has been fully tested and can be used with Mimaki vinyl cutters including the newly Released CG-AR series and the CG-SRIII series.
Fisher Textiles, the leading supplier of fabric for digital printing, has added three fabric media for SEG and soft signage to its Enviro-Tex fabric line for dye sublimation printing.
ArtSystems, the Nottingham-based specialist systems distributor and service provider, is to host a free-to-attend webinar exploring the realities of sustainable print, recycling and landfill avoidance.
AVA, which specialises in software modules used in the printed textile, wallcovering, floor covering, and engraving industries, announced a technology partnership today with PrintFactory, a global provider of digital print workflow software.
It is well known that supply chains have been a challenge of late due to multiple factors. In the following blog, Judy Heft, Supply Chain Director at Nazdar, explains how the company successfully adapted its operations to overcome these testing times. She says:
Hybrid Software Group, developer of enterprise software for industrial inkjet manufacturing, is showcasing its complete range of solutions at IGAS, the international graphic arts exhibition at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan (24 – 28 November).
Canadian large-format print company Creative Silhouettes recently used Drytac Polar Grip white polymeric self-adhesive vinyl to create a striking application at a busy intersection in its home city of Toronto.
The Essential Image, based in Kitchener, ON, is one of North America’s largest marketing services providers with roots in the photo imaging business.
PRINTING United Expo, the largest event in printing and graphic arts in 2022 —representing all facets of the industry — opened its doors last week to gather attendees and exhibitors from around the world for the first time under one roof since 2019.
HP Inc. has today announced new solutions to help Print Service Providers (PSPs) meet high levels of demand, optimise work processes and grow their businesses by delivering innovative applications.
Wide format is regarded as one of the most exciting areas of the print industry, with one of the main reasons for this being that every day is varied.
Landa Digital Printing and Shenzhen Nine Stars Printing and Packaging Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of CR Sanjiu, has announced the installation of an S10 Nanographic Printing Press at the Chinese packaging specialist, Nine Stars Printing and Packaging co,. Ltd at its Longgang (Shenzhen) facility.
The two companies are working together to bring a new digital press to market in late 2023. This press will print at speeds of up to 6,000 square meters per hour and a number of major sign and display businesses have already signed agreements to take the first machines.
Digital print technology provider Electronics For Imaging, Inc., is showcasing its expansive portfolio of innovative display graphics solutions this week at PRINTING United Expo 2022 in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
swissQprint presented the second generation of its Karibu roll to roll printer at the Printing United Show in Las Vegas. By means of the latest print head technology, the Swiss manufacturer is taking UV roll to roll printing quality to a new level.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce the global availability of its improved ViziPrint Impress Clear UVL film.
Nazdar Ink Technologies will be showcasing its new and established digital inkjet, screen and flexo inks, as well as examples of its special effects portfolio, on booth J19 at the forthcoming Pack Print International 2022 exhibition.
Nazdar Ink Technologies and its distribution division Nazdar SourceOne will be showcasing Nazdar’s brand new and established digital inkjet, screen and flexo inks, as well as examples of its special effects portfolio, at the forthcoming 2022 Printing United trade show on Stand C6425.
The recent acquisition of a company, coupled with the announcement of a new partnership with another, helped ensure Esko attracted a huge crowd of visitors at this year’s Labelexpo Americas.
Hybrid Software Group PLC enjoyed brisk business at Labelexpo Americas, the first major industry event where all of the companies in the Group exhibited together.
While all print service providers are acutely aware of the importance of upgrading their equipment, the real challenge is knowing when to do so. Investing in new technology of any kind is often a costly and timely process, so timing this right is absolutely crucial to ensure the purchase is both successful and beneficial for a business.
Five of Agfa’s inkjet printing solutions have been honored with a Pinnacle Product award from PRINTING United Alliance. The Pinnacle Product Awards recognize products that improve or advance the printing industry with exceptional contributions in quality, capability, and productivity.
The winners of this year's Durst’s RSC Label Master Awards were officially revealed for the first time during Labelexpo Americas in Chicago from 13-15 September, where insights on the new Tau RSC platform, its printing technologies, ink systems, software and important developments were provided.
Effective 1st January 2023, Flint Group will implement a global price increase in order to respond to continued inflationary pressures across multiple cost drivers.
Nazdar Ink Technologies, the leading manufacturer of UV, water-based and solvent-based wide-format digital inkjet, screen-printing and flexographic ink products, is delighted to announce the launch of Nazdar 2131 Series Solvent Inkjet inks.
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The large format print industry is making significant inroads into its sustainable practices and eco offering. It's been trying for years but we felt with very little traction.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce the promotion of Amanda Lowe (formerly Amanda Brown) to the position of Global Marketing Director.
Mimaki has announced its third Global Innovation Days (19th – 21st October 2022), following the success of previous events.
“We’re thrilled to be back in Las Vegas, with an offering that is bigger and bolder than ever before”, says Ruben Silva, Vice-President of Inkjet Sales North America.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce it will exhibit at the upcoming PRINTING United Expo 2022.
The Swiss developer and producer of high-end large format printers is celebrating its 15th anniversary. What began as a six-man operation has since blossomed into an internationally active company with 200 employees.
Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, announces that its packaging ink series UniNATURE has won Packaging Europe's Sustainability Awards 2022.
PRINTING United Expo, taking place Oct. 19-21, 2022, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, today announces experiential areas located on the trade show floor dedicated to garment decorators the world over.
Leading prepress specialist XSYS is bolstering the already large team in the APAC region to continue supporting customers in the packaging industry with innovative solutions and top level service that enable them to print solid and stay flexible.
Hybrid presses can be defined as label presses that incorporate two or more printing processes (digital and conventional) in-line with finishing units (varnishing, spot color printing, slitting, die-cutting and different embellishment techniques).
Converters have new, high-quality, cost-effective options for hybrid flexo/digital production of premium labels thanks to a new solution at Labelexpo Americas that delivers more power than ever before.
Sustainable fashion brands YesAnd & Kornit Digital (“Kornit”) are teaming up with the leading global platform fostering innovation in the fashion industry, Fashinnovation. This month, the three like-minded companies will be unveiling a revolutionary direct-to-garment printing collaboration.
Operating a sustainable business is enormously important to companies of all shapes and sizes and across all sectors in the modern market. Customer demand for greener services is on the rise, and, as such, the pressure on businesses to become more environmentally friendly is also increasing.
Whether you are working in the print industry or another sector, it is highly likely that you will have been impacted by the well-documented supply chain issues and raw material shortages in recent years.
Onyx Graphics, Inc., a leader in providing software solutions for the digital inkjet wide-format print industry, today announced the availability of new ONYX profiles for Mimaki printers including the UCJV300, JV300-160 Plus, and the CJV300-150 Plus.
Global Graphics Software, developer of innovative components for digital printing and subsidiary of Hybrid Software Group, will be launching SmartMedia at Labelexpo Americas (Booth 3015, Hall B).
Based in Blumenau, the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, Grafimax migrated to the label segment looking for new opportunities and chose the Durst Tau 330 RSC technology to produce labels in small and medium runs.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Farias as Technical Engineer, North America, with immediate effect.
Esko will showcase how its latest innovations deliver workflow improvements to boost both digital print productivity and operational efficiencies when Labelexpo Americas returns next month.
‘Sustainability’, ‘green’ and ‘environmentally friendly’ have been among some of the key buzzwords in the print industry in recent years - and even more as we move in to the post-pandemic era - as an increasing amount of printing businesses adjust the way they operate to adopt more planet friendly practices.
printIQ is excited to announce a strategic development partner as part of their future growth initiative plan. Banyan Software will acquire the printIQ business in a move that is focused on R&D investment, business growth and unlocking more of the potential that has been achieved to date.
Fiery, the digital front end (DFE) server and print workflow business of graphic arts technology company Electronics For Imaging, Inc., has introduced powerful new cloud capabilities and additional productivity enhancements for print businesses in the new version 6.8 of the EFI Fiery Command WorkStation job management solution.
A recent article in Vogue Business, “Could Digital Printing Ease Supply Chain Disruptions,” observes the trend of bringing major manufacturing operations back to EMEA, briefly seen as a stopgap measure to mitigate complications arising from the pandemic economy.
Durst Group will be showcasing the highly successful and globally placed Tau RSC technology on stands #3105 and #3123 at LabelExpo Americas in Rosemont, IL from September 13-15, 2022.
swissQprint will be present on booth C6415 at Printing United on October 19–21, 2022. The Swiss manufacturer is to exhibit new developments in high-quality UV flatbed and roll to roll printing.
Selecting materials and media for a print job can be a tricky process, with the pressure firmly on the print service provider to ensure they make the right choice and achieve a high-quality result.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, has expanded its Polar range of printable media with two new solutions for the North American market: Polar Transit Air and Polar Smooth 150 Air.
Esko, the global developer of integrated hardware and software solutions for the print, packaging, and label industries, has acquired imposition A.I. software company Tilia Labs, in a deal that delivers on the need of brand owners and converters to connect and integrate the entire value chain through upstream digitalization.
Ontario-based large-format printing company Global Printing Enterprises recently used Drytac ReTac Smooth 150 polymeric PVC film to produce a series of colourful graphics for the Toronto edition of the ‘FRIENDS Experience’ event.
Soyang Europe, the leading manufacturer and distributor of digitally printable wide-format and superwide-format media and surface coverings, and the distributor of the Fujifilm Acuity Ultra R2 printer, is delighted to announce the appointment of Tracy Dineen as Fujifilm Product Manager, with immediate effect.
Remote working is something that many of us have become used to in recent years, with the pandemic having forced staff out of the office and into working from home.
Kornit Digital Ltd. (“Kornit”), a worldwide market leader in sustainable, on-demand digital fashionx and textile production technologies, announced today it has opened the doors to a new interactive booth at one of the world’s largest virtual printing tradeshows – Printing Expo Online 2022.
With a growing customer base, increasing demand for faster turnaround time and a desire to diversify its offering, Ontario’s Lacasse Printing has invested in the latest digital finishing technology from Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (‘Kongsberg PCS’).
PRINTING United Alliance today announces the launch of a powerful Keynote Education Program Series that will inform and inspire the tens of thousands of attendees set to attend PRINTING United Expo 2022 in Las Vegas.
PRINTING United Alliance announces TAGA Tech Talks, a free, two-part webinar series addressing two important issues affecting the printing and graphic arts industry: life cycle assessment (LCA) and expanded color gamut (ECG).
The Fedrigoni Group, the top global player in the production of high value-added specialty papers for luxury packaging and other creative applications, and a leader in the premium labels and self-adhesive materials markets, announces an agreement for the acquisition of UNIFOL, a global market player based in Istanbul and the only PVC self-adhesives manufacturer in Turkey.
Dennis Leblanc takes on the new role having served as Drytac’s Territory Manager for Eastern Canada and the Greater Toronto Area since joining the business in 2015.
Fiery, the digital front end (DFE) and workflow business of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (“EFI”), has announced that it has acquired CADlink Technology Corp., an industry-leading software company that delivers solutions for the high growth areas of digital direct-to-garment (DTG) and direct-to-film (DTF) printing; digital cutting and engraving; digital wide-format print; and vehicle wraps.
Electronics For Imaging, Inc., has launched a new service that makes it easy for print service providers to achieve Ghent PDF Output Suite 5.0 Conformance Certification for digital presses and printers using EFI Fiery digital front end (DFE) print servers.
Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (Kongsberg PCS) has announced that Global Imaging Inc., the premier U.S. distributor for wide format equipment and supplies headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, has become an authorized distributor of its market-leading range of digital finishing solutions for North America.
Since February companies have been able to register for drupa 2024 and a very positive trend is now already emerging. Renowned global players and newcomers across the entire print and packaging value chain from a total of 32 countries are already on board.
Adhesives are one of the most common and necessary components of many applications across a whole host of markets and industries. With this wide-ranging demand and use comes the core challenge for manufacturers and suppliers, how are you able to offer a product that can deliver on all these project types?
Onyx Graphics, Inc., has announced the global availability of ONYX 22, the company’s newest software version release of industry leading wide-format RIP and print workflow software that was showcased at FESPA Global in Berlin, Germany.
Polymer, metal, wax, sand, concrete – as the 3D printing technology landscape has grown in diversity and complexity, so has the variety of materials compatible with these many processes.
Textile companies can take full advantage of expanded print opportunities with the ground-breaking new EFI Reggiani textile solutions presented at the 14-18 June ITM Exhibition in Istanbul.
FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 brought the speciality print community together for four motivational days in Berlin (31st May to 3rd June 2022), in an atmosphere of overwhelming positivity that affirmed the industry’s readiness to bounce back from the challenges of the last two years.
Valiani, with its headquarters in Certaldo, Florence, Italy, is a developer and manufacturer of small to medium sized, highly reliable flatbed cutters with a worldwide distribution network.
FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO, Representative Director: Teiichi Goto) announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire UNIGRAPHICA AG (head office in Ruggell, Principality of Liechtenstein, hereafter Unigraphica).
Color-Logic has certified FUJIFILM Business Innovation Australia as the first Color-Logic Demonstration Center in Australasia.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group announced today that it has closed the acquisition of Inca Digital Printers, which was announced on April 20.
FESPA is launching its third global Print Census, with the first surveys being completed by visitors to FESPA Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2022 (31 May – 3 June 2022, Messe Berlin, Germany).
Many companies are looking for opportunities to enter new markets, improve competitiveness and drive business growth.
The world has changed, and printers need to keep up by producing a range of new and practical applications for their customers.
Adhesives are absolutely critical to the success of applications across a range of sectors. Simply put, if you get this choice wrong, then you put the entire project in jeopardy and run the risk of undoing your hard work earlier on in the process, thus costing you valuable time, money and, potentially, repeat business.
Fujifilm has announced an agreement with Color-Logic to sell its solution for producing metallic effects, using either digital toner or analogue printing processes.