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ASL Print FX buys Domino N610i digital UV inkjet label press

ASL Print FX, a supplier of pressure-sensitive labels, buys a Domino N610i digital UV inkjet label press for their Toronto office. The press is expected to be installed in September.

Ricoh unveils new subscription pricing model for Avanti Slingshot

Ricoh USA, Inc., is offering a new subscription pricing model for its Avanti Slingshot Print management information system and business workflow management platform. The new model provides customers access to the platform at a lower price, and serves as an alternative to traditional financing or leasing.

Average recycled content of Canadian-made paper packaging rises to 81%: PPEC

According to the latest Recycled Content Survey by the Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC), the average recycled content of domestic Canadian shipments of containerboards, boxboards and Kraft paper is 81.7 per cent.

Miraclon appoints Chris Mitchell as Midwestern U.S. sales manager

As Midwestern U.S. sales manager, Chris Mitchell will support and enable customers to maximize the capabilities of their Kodak Flexcel NX solutions and aid prospective customers.
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Paper buyers turn to the sky for sustainable procurement

Canadian space technology company MDA and Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) are leveraging satellite imagery to capture forest disturbances down to few trees. APP is also making this data public to increase transparency in supply chain. This ensures paper buyers have full access to their sourcing partners and have the assurances they need to deliver sustainable paper and packaging solutions. » Read full article

Konica Minolta ranked as one of the world’s top providers of managed services

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. » Read full article

Printing United Alliance names Josh Carruth as apparel community managing director

Printing United Alliance appoints industry veteran Josh Carruth to managing director, apparel community. Carruth will be responsible for apparel-related programs at the Alliance. » Read full article

Michelman names Pasha Solel as senior business development manager

Michelman appoints Pasha Solel as senior business development manager for their flexible packaging market. » Read full article

Kornit Digital acquires Voxel8

Kornit Digital acquires Voxel8, Somerville, Mass. This acquisition expands Kornit’s additive manufacturing tech portfolio for sustainable, on-demand textile production. » Read full article

MacDermid breaks ground on new photopolymer plate production line

MacDermid Graphics Solutions starts a new photopolymer plate production line at its manufacturing facility in Wigan, U.K. The new line will double MacDermid’s production capacity. » Read full article

Opportunities for printers

It has been a few decades since the term “digital” first entered the lexicon of the label printing industry. Since then, customers have tried, tested and refined solutions as digital printing became commonplace. With the technology evolving—faster speeds, better quality, increased consistency etc.—the market has embraced the opportunities digital printing permits. » Read more

Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Online
Dates: September 23, 2021
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Pack Expo

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Dates: September 27 – 29, 2021
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