At GRAPH EXPO 15 booth #435, showgoers will be able to see first-hand how light affects color and the value of viewing color under standard lighting conditions. GTI Graphic Technology will be showcasing its color viewing solutions, including Soft View SOFV-1xiQ, EVS Executive Viewing Station and more.
The C941e digital color printer and the pro900DP digital envelope press are just two devices that will be demonstrated by OKI Data Americas at the Minuteman Press World Expo from July 29-Aug. 1 in Las Vegas. The C941e is a new, full-color device with an optional EFI XF server or Harlequin raster image processor. The pro900DP digital envelope press features an embedded EFI Fiery System 8e Controller with SmartRIP technology.
NEPA Carton and Carrier Company, a one-stop source for beverage carriers and cartons located in Moosic, Pennsylvania, has installed a new six-color, 57" KBA Rapida 145 large-format press to provide additional speed, color control, and turnaround to its nationwide customers.
A Xerox Color 800 press has been donated to Cal Poly's Graphic Communications Department. This high-capacity press includes the Xerox EX Print Server, Powered by Fiery, and prints at 80 pages/min. It is being used to produce output for student design projects, publishing endeavors, papers and displays in the Graphic Communication Department.
In an effort to ensure a quality future workforce, Education Main Street at GRAPH EXPO 15 will showcase The Hiring Hub: Closing the Skills Gap. This recreation of the annual SkillsUSA National Championships will allow showgoers to interact with representatives from companies who have discovered a key to reaching skilled potential hires.
The judges for Printing Industries of America's 2015 InterTech Technology Awards singled out the following technologies as meeting the award criteria of being truly innovative and expected to have a major impact on the graphic communications industry.
The newest member of the Agfa Graphics GreenWorks program, Commerce Printing Services, uses Azura TS to produce high-quality visual communications. The chemistry-free plates are easy to handle and provide reliable, consistent and high-quality results.
Semper International released its quarterly economic insight report today, the "Semper International Third Quarter 2015 Industry Insight Survey Report," which was created in partnership with Printing Impressions magazine. While some economic data remains strong, this quarter’s report reveals tempered optimism, as the winter’s slowdown extended a bit through the summer months.
IWCO Direct has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification through BSI Group America, and has also achieved Level 1 Payment Card Industry—Data Security Standard 3.1 (PCI DSS) compliance certification. These certifications extend to Mail-Gard, a division of IWCO Direct which provides business continuity and disaster recovery services.
Along with the purchase of two HP Indigo 7800 digital presses for its Hayden, Idaho, plant, and a second HP Indigo W7250 digital press for its Las Vegas facility, Digital Lizard, a Creel Printing company, is adding a 40,000-square-foot building next to its Las Vegas plant, turning the space into a high-tech fulfillment center.
Canon Solutions America outlines how print providers can use a Return on Investment (ROI) "calculator" to determine whether a UV flatbed printer is a profitable investment. The Return on Investment (ROI) "calculator" is a commonly used tool to determine the costs to produce graphics, what amount of print volume produced at a specific cost and sold at a particular price is required to pay off the capital investment, and what amount of profit can be realized on a monthly basis.
Mark Nixon has been tapped as the new vice president of sales and general manager of Scodix North America. Nixon is now responsible for sales, customer support, marketing and operations in both the American and Canadian markets. Prior to joining Scodix, he held executive management positions with Dupont, Scitex, Creo, KBA, and was the founder and owner of Conversion UK Ltd.
Total Printing Systems' Instant Quote Internet-based pricing tool is ideal for experienced print buyers, as well as for those new to printing and publishing. The tool offers a quick assessment of pricing based on different quantities, stocks, or other variables, as well as explanations of each choice.
Xanté's award-winning iQueue Adobe PostScript Workflow has been certified for Microsoft Windows 10. Xanté users will enjoy increased performance and features of Windows 10 and retain full benefits of iQueue's features. The latest version is scheduled to be released Wednesday, July 29.
Franchise Services Inc. has entered into an agreement with ZVerse Inc. wherein Sir Speedy, PIP, and Signal Graphics Franchisees will offer custom, 3-D printed promotional products, signs, event marketing pieces, and architectural models from ZVerse to their customers.