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Heidelberg cancels participation in drupa 2021

Heidelberg has announced that it is cancelling its participation in all international trade fairs next year, including drupa 2021.

Koenig & Bauer reaffirms attendance at drupa 2021

Following Heidelberg’s announcement that it is pulling out of all international trade fairs in 2021, Koenig & Bauer has reaffirmed its commitment to participate in next year’s drupa event, which is set to take place in April 2021.

FESPA Global Print Expo 2020 cancelled; event moves to Amsterdam in 2021

FESPA Global Print Expo will no longer take place in Madrid this October, due to the continued public health risks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Its next flagship international event will be held from March 9 to 12, 2021, at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Blais promoted to VP, graphics systems at Fujifilm Canada

Fujifilm Canada Inc. has announced the promotion of Stephane Blais to the newly-created role of vice president, graphics systems and technical services divisions. In this role, Blais will drive greater efficiency and teamwork across both divisions.

HP and 3M collaborate on signage templates to support social distancing

HP Inc. and 3M have announced a new collaboration to share large format graphics for commercial signage applications.
Drive recovery

Four ways signs and graphics businesses can help drive recovery

The closely connected ecosystem of a local business community is never more evident than during economic challenges. Small businesses need to stand together and find ways to support their neighbours. As restrictions lift and businesses begin to reopen and rebuild, local signs and graphics businesses will have a vital role to play in our national recovery. » Read full article

St. Johns Packaging acquires Amcor Flexibles’ UK bakery packaging business

St. Johns Packaging Ltd., based in Quebec, recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Amcor Flexibles UK Ltd.’s bakery packaging business in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. The centrally-located facility specializes in printing and wicket bag manufacturing for the UK bakery market. » Read full article

Tetra Pak strives for net zero emissions by 2050

Tetra Pak has announced it has set a target of net zero emissions across its value chain by 2050, along with an intermediate target of net zero emissions across its own operations by 2030. » Read full article

Roland DGA launches new social distancing signage solutions

As stores, restaurants, schools and businesses reopen amid COVID-19, a safe operating environment is required. To make it easier for print service providers to produce signage for these environments, Roland DGA has developed Social Distancing Signage Solutions. » Read full article

Scholle IPN rebrands to focus on sustainable packaging

Scholle IPN recently announced a major rebranding, including the launch of a new website, to reflect the company’s focused efforts on sustainable packaging. » Read full article
Surviving COVID-19

How the printing industry is surviving COVID-19

How players in the printing industry, including leaders at Hemlock Printers, CJ Graphics Inc., PDI Inc. and MET Fine Printers, are dealing with the impacts of COVID-19 on their businesses now, and preparing for uncertainty in the coming post-pandemic reality. » Read more