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VariJET 106 Under Development by KBA and Xerox

German press maker KBA is working with Xerox to develop a new inkjet-driven B1 sheetfed press called the KBA VariJET 106, aimed at folding-carton printing, expected to be released in 2017. >> Read full article

EFI Unveils Nozomi Inkjet Platform at drupa

Electronics For Imaging, presenting its largest drupa tradeshow exhibit to date, is showcasing its new Nozomi one-pass inkjet platform aimed at the corrugated, paper packaging and display printing sectors. >> Read full article

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     Featured News 
    Heidelberg Introduces Push to Stop Operating Philosophy

    Heidelberg Introduces Push to Stop Operating Philosophy

    At drupa 2016, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG unveiled a new operating philosophy called Push to Stop, also referred to by the press maker as autonomous printing, to approach true manufacturing. The concept is to have the press initiate a series of print jobs that are properly queued up by Heidelberg’s Prinect software, which also relies on the company’s new-generation press console, called Prinect Press Center XL 2 with Intellistart 2 user software and an assistance system such as Intelliguide. Heidelberg expects the process can double its existing XL press productivity. >> Learn More…

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    PrintForum Session: Is It All Digital Now?

    Leveraging more than two decades of printing-research and application experience, Dr. Martin Habekost of Ryerson University will provide an unbiased report on his findings from the exhibition floor of drupa 2016. In his PrintForum session, he plans to investigate the progress of key emerging digital technologies and their potential impact on offset printing. From advances in offset lithography to cutting-edge inkjet and toner production, including Landa's Nanography, Habekost will share a unique view on the near future of printing technologies at PrintForum, including booth exhibits and a full conference program. >> Register Today


    Georgian Adds Triumph

    Georgian Copy, a trade printing operation, based in Barrie, Ont., has purchased a Triumph 5560 cutter, which stores 99 programs with up to 99 steps in each, and the ability to have 15 repeat cuts as a single step. >> Read full article

    Insource to Highlight New RISO Tech at PrintForum

    Insource Corp. plans to highlight new product launches from its distribution partners at drupa 2016 for PrintAction’s upcoming PrintForum conference, including the RISO ComColor GD9630. >> Read full article

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    HP Unveils PageWide C500 Press

    HP Unveils PageWide C500 Press

    At drupa 2016, HP today unveiled the new PageWide C500 Press and an Indigo Combination Press, both of which are still under development. The HP PageWide C500 Press, designed for corrugated direct-to-board printing, leverages 30 years of HP thermal inkjet technology and the company’s newer PageWide Printing Technology. HP plans to start testing the HP PageWide C500 Press at customer sites in 2017, and the press is expected to be commercially available in 2018. The Indigo Digital Combination Press concept will incorporate HP Indigo print and digital embellishments in one press, creating a single-pass solution for high-value labels and packaging production. >> Read More

     Event Calendar 

    Canadian Printing Awards Call for Entries

    Location: Enter online (Gala, November 10, 2016, Palais Royale, Toronto)
    Date: August 31, 2016 (Early Bird, July 31, 2016) >> More Info

    Golf Tournament, Digital Imaging Association

    Location: St. Andrew's Valley Golf Club, Aurora, ON
    Date: June 16, 2016 >> More Info

    PrintForum, presented by PrintAction

    Location: Mississauga Convention Centre
    Date: June 22, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm >> More Info

    OPIA Toronto Golf Classic

    Location: Angus Glen, Markham, ON
    Date: August 11, 2016 >> More Info

    Golf Tournament, Toronto Craftsmen

    Location: Royal Woodbine Golf Club, Toronto, ON
    Date: September 14, 2016 >> More Info

    Graphics Canada

    Location: International Centre, Mississauga, ON
    Date: April 6 – 8, 2017 >> More Info