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Virtual roundtable: Striving & Thriving in 2021 & beyond

The printing industry is at a crossroad. Hard decisions must be made as the world economy starts to recover. Innovation is the order of day, but how? What strategies can help printers succeed in a post-COVID world? Join our virtual roundtable tomorrow, June 9, 1 p.m. ET.

TC Transcontinental acquires BGI Retail

TC Transcontinental acquires BGI Retail (Paris, Ont.), a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands.

Sun Chemical to increase prices of inks, coatings and adhesives

Sun Chemical will increase prices across a broad portfolio of its packaging and commercial sheetfed inks, coatings and adhesives in North America, effective July 1, 2021.

Hazen Paper’s holographic package wins award

Hazen Paper Company’s holographic package for Pat McGrath Labs’ BlitzTrance lipstick was recently recognized with a 2021 “Product Excellence” award. The carton was printed and converted by Bellwyck of Scarborough, Ont.
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HP drives unprecedented levels of application versatility & sustainability with new Latex printers

Equipping PSPs to meet the challenges of the past year, HP’s new Latex 700 and 800 Printer series with white ink, boosts productivity and provides an environmentally friendly ink technology option. This new range of Latex printers help PSPs tackle more ambitious jobs, diversify their offerings and win big. After a year of business disruption across the large format industry, these Latex printers bring a suite of features that enable PSPs to be more agile, help increase their revenues and take on the highest value work. The new portfolio also delivers fast workflows that help businesses hit deadlines, while sharpening their sustainability edge.
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Managing skin tones

Managing skin tones in print

Skin tones are considered an important part of the colour management process. Reproducing skin tones in printed media is widely considered to be more “difficult” or less intuitive to calibrate than other types of CMYK colours. This article attempts to explain why skin tone reproduction is deemed tricky and easy to mess up. » Read full article

Agfa introduces new workflow software

Agfa launches Amfortis, an all-in-one workflow for offset packaging printing. Amfortis combines multiple software tools into one production workflow solution. » Read full article

Ricoh creates new metallic toners

Ricoh USA, Inc., launches new gold and silver toners, enabling customers to migrate critical applications from offset to digital with single pass embellishment. » Read full article

EFI hikes prices of inkjet inks, supplies and parts

In light of numerous market changes affecting costs for materials, components, chemicals, global freight and logistics, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI), will be raising the costs of its inkjet inks, parts and supplies. » Read full article

Ryerson University seeks an assistant professor

The School of Graphic Communications Management at Ryerson University, Toronto, is inviting applications for a limited-term faculty position in premedia workflow and automation for print and/or packaging applications. » Read full article
Do more with less

Do more with less

The pandemic has forced all companies to make major changes. In these times, operational efficiency is very critical. However, in their latest Insider column, Bob Dale & Howard Conway of Connecting for Results stress that it is best to conduct an operational-level SWOT and preliminary cost-benefit analyses before embarking on a full-scale operational change. » Read more

Digital Pro by Mark Andy

Location: Online
Dates: June 16, 2021
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