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Koenig & Bauer

Flint Group Packaging Inks to increase prices across flexible packaging product lines

Flint Group Packaging Inks has implemented a North American price increase for its solvent-based business to alleviate raw material cost increases. The price increases will apply to all Flint Group Packaging Inks products sold in Canada and the United States, and will take effect July 15, 2020.

SinaLite launches Bounceback Resource Center to help printers amid COVID-19

In an effort to help the print industry recover amid COVID-19, SinaLite recently launched its Bounceback Resource Center, a page on SinaLite’s website that houses a number of timely resources that are free to download and use for all.

Two Sides releases fact sheet on paper product safety amid COVID-19

Two Sides North America has created a fact sheet of guidance related to COVID-19 and the safe use of paper products as part of its Keep Me Posted North America campaign.

Sydney Stone launches Derprosa Bacterstop laminating film

Sydney Stone has announced the launch of Derprosa Bacterstop, an antibacterial laminating film, in Canada. Sydney Stone has distributed Derprosa Laminating Films since 2010 and offers sales and service nationwide, with branches in Toronto and Vancouver.

Bar-Shany exits HP Indigo; Levit named successor

Alon Bar-Shany has left his role as general manager of HP Indigo, HP’s labels, flexible packaging, folding carton and commercial division. Bar-Shany had been with HP for 25 years, and led HP Indigo since 2004. He will be succeeded by Haim Levit, effective immediately.

Light Visions names Wes McCallum VP transformation

Winnipeg, Man.-based Light Visions has appointed Wes McCallum as its new vice president, transformation to help lead an overall organizational growth strategy.

Three ways to lower your cybersecurity risk in 2020

Despite the fact that 88 per cent of manufacturing operational assets are now connected to a converged IT/OT network – leaving traditionally isolated and highly vulnerable systems exposed to external resources, devices, and networks – cybersecurity remains an under-resourced and isolated area of the manufacturing business.
Creative Silhouettes

Creating splashy storefronts using Drytac Polar Grip

In April 2020, Vaughan, Ont.-based Creative Silhouettes completed a project that saw it print and install graphics at 10 new Hobo Cannabis Company stores in just seven days. » Read full article

Domino to enter corrugated sector with X630i

Domino is continuing to grow its digital printing business with a new product for the corrugated sector. Domino’s X630i, its first digital inkjet product offering for corrugated box printing, will be launched during a virtual launch event on June 16. » Read full article

Edale launches new addition to FL flexographic press range

Edale Ltd has launched its latest addition to its FL range of flexographic presses, the FL1 Prime. The FL1 Prime is built on the fundamentals of Edale’s FL3, and is designed to give customers affordable label printing with minimal waste. » Read full article

New ISO/ASTM 52915 file format for 3D printers

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, works by depositing material in layers, building up an object solely from the plans on a file. Until now, that information has only been encoded using a stereolithography file format, or STL. A newly-published standard, ISO/ASTM 52915, will replace STL with the Additive Manufacturing File Format (AMF). » Read full article

Sihl Group names Peter Washner new CEO

The Sihl Group has appointed Peter Washner as its new CEO. In this role, Washner will take over the management of the company, focusing on its further development. » Read full article

Hub Labels acquires ETI linerless adhesive coater

Hub Labels, based in Hagerstown, Md., has announced the recent acquisition of a new silicone and hot melt adhesive coater from Longueuil, Que.-based ETI Converting Equipment to support the linerless label market segment. » Read full article

Konica Minolta adds AccurioPress 6136P MICR to product lineup

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc. has launched the AccurioPress 6136P MICR, giving the 6136P product line an MICR toner and developer that it says will significantly impact the financial printing market. » Read full article
Amanda Chor

Spotlight: Amanda Chor of Hemlock Printers

Headquartered in Burnaby, B.C., Hemlock Printers has built a name for itself as a leader in quality sustainable printing. To learn a little more about the company’s environmental initiatives, we touched base with Amanda Chor, Hemlock’s sustainability coordinator, who filled us in on her role at the company. » Read more