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Pantone Names Ultra Violet as 2018 Colour of the Year

Pantone has named PANTONE 18-3838, Ultra Violet, as its Color of the Year for 2018, describing the choice as communicating “originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future.”

Sun Chemical warns of potential photoinitiator shortages

Sun Chemical says its customers could experience a delivery delay for energy curable inks, due to a potential shortage of photoinitiators as reported by the European Printing Ink Association.

Agfa unveils Adamas plate

Agfa Graphics this spring is set to launch a new chemical-free plate line called Adamas, described by the company as the most durable chem-free plate in market and compatible with low-power curing UV inks.

SunCure Aspire for Luxury Carton

Sun Chemical in January 2018 launched a new UV offset ink developed to make sophisticated graphics look stunning and vibrant on high-end luxury folding cartons.

TRESU launches SAVEink chamber doctor blade

TRESU of Denmark in March 2018 introduced its FlexiPrint Reservoir SAVEink chamber doctor blade, described as a light, fast-change inking system for narrow-web UV and water-based flexo applications.

Epson SurePress L-6034VW

Epson in mid-2017 introduced its new SurePress L-6034VW, a UV-based label press for short- to mid-run jobs, which represents the company’s first single-pass industrial press.
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Ricoh releases the next in its series of specialty toners, Invisible Red for the Pro C7100 & Pro C7200 (5th station models). Further expanding the range of applications, especially when security is important, this new toner helps prevent counterfeiting and fraud with watermarks, barcodes and seals that are virtually invisible to the naked eye and cannot be copied or scanned, but can be clearly seen under a UV light source. From season-ticket packages, VIP access-passes to credentials, coupons, and more, Ricoh’s Invisible Red Toner lets you offer customers a new level of security and sophistication that’s never been so affordable. » Learn how

ICON Installs AccurioJet KM-1

ICON of Markham, Ontario, continues to invest in commercial print with the installation of a Konica Minolta AccurioJet KM-1 UV inkjet press. The AccurioJet KM-1’s 23 x 29.5-inch sheet size allows for 6-up, full-bleed letter-size printing at 3,000 pages per hour (18,000 letters per hour). The press also features automatic perfecting/duplexing up to 18 point. » Learn more

BILD launches long-run vinyl

Better Life Technology in February 2018 introduced a media line, sold through Veritiv, aimed at UV-based sheetfed offset printing of applications like mats, pole wraps, end cap displays and wall graphics. » Read full article

Flint Group Launches XCURA EVO

Flint Group in mid-2017 globally launched XCURA EVO as its new generation UV LED sheetfed process ink, created out of a new resin technology system that premiered with UltraCURA Sens inks. » Read full article

Heidelberg Speedmaster CS 92 Comes to North America

Heidelberg in mid-2017 launched the 37-inch-format Speedmaster CS 92, available with UV curing, into the North American market, aimed at printers producing upwards of 30 million impressions per year. » Read full article

Komori G37 Launches in North America

Komori in mid-2017 commercially released into North America its new Lithrone G37, designed as a compact press that can produce A1-size products and integrate the press makers H-UV drying system. » Read full article

CRON-ECRM to Introduce Blackwood UV Plate

CRON-ECRM in late 2017 debuted the Blackwood Digital-UV plate designed to minimize the consumption of chemicals and water for UV exposed plates, rated for runs of up to 50,000. » Read full article

Domino to Launch Fluorescent Security Ink

Domino Digital Printing Solutions in mid-2017 launched a new fluorescent ink for its K600i piezo drop on demand ink jet printer to help firms battle counterfeiting and forgery. » Read full article
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EFI introduces VUTEk h

Electronics For Imaging in May 2018 unveiled its next-generation hybrid flatbed/roll platform called the VUTEk h series printers featuring new high-velocity 7-picolitre architecture. » Read full article

swissQprint presents printer generation 3

SwissQprint in May 2017 presented the latest generation of its LED inkjet printers, described as delivering more precise and stable printing results with a maximum productivity at 370 m²/h. » Read full article

Fujifilm releases Acuity LED 1600R wide-format press

The new Acuity LED 1600R is the latest addition to Fujifilm’s Acuity Series, which the company describes as a flexible, lower cost alternative to the Acuity LED 1600 II hybrid press. » Read full article

Agfa Introduces Anapurna H1650i LED

Agfa Graphics in February 2018 introduced its new Anapurna H1650i LED as a 1.65-metre-wide hybrid printer designed to be an accessible and cost-effective LED production system. » Read full article

PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: June 6, 2018
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Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 23-24, 2018
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DesignThinkers Vancouver Conference

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: May 29-30, 2018
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DIA Golf Tournament

Location: Aurora, Ont.
Date: June 14, 2018
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Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 8, 2018
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