Halstan has purchased a varioPRINT iX3200, following the successful implementation of a Canon varioPRINT i300 in 2019. The new device will offer high quality colour book production, whilst improving overall efficiency and increasing capacity.

Keypoint Intelligence has released its Field Test Report, which assessed the Canon Colorado 1650 64-inch roll-to-roll printer in three categories – image quality, usability and speed. Across all categories, the printer obtained exceptional results and Keypoint Intelligence highlighted, “an all-round impressive performer, the Colorado 1650 is a standout choice for virtually all wide format printing applications”.

Canon is always at the forefront of innovation and its latest introduction is a testament to this. For fast-paced businesses working to tight deadlines, the new Canon imagePROGRAF TZ-30000 Series combines high speed output with an abundance of features to support continuous productivity and efficiency. With excellent media handling and the scope to produce high-quality applications including CAD/GIS drawings, renderings, maps and posters, this robust printer is the ideal choice for customers in architecture, engineering, construction and manufacturing, as well as professional print service providers and copy shops. For an even more efficient workflow, the multifunctional imagePROGRAF TZ-30000 MFP Z36 integrates the printer with a precision scanner in one device.

Canon today announces that commercial print businesses in EMEA using a varioPRINT iX-series or VarioPrint i-series press[1] can add value to their applications using any of the Scodix Ultra digital enhancement presses. By elevating the haptic appeal of their print applications by adding embellishment, print professionals can increase their profit margin potential, in addition to carving out new markets and revenue streams.

Canon announces that the LabelStream 4000 series is the first UV inkjet press to have been certified ‘PANTONE® Capable’ by PANTONE LLC, having assessed the press’s colour gamut relative to the full range of PANTONE® colours. The certificate confirms that, with the LabelStream 4000, customers can reliably and consistently produce an exceptionally wide range of PANTONE® colours.

Since its launch in September 2020, over 100 Canon imagePRESS C10010VP cut-sheet colour engines have already been installed across EMEA. Built on Canon’s proven imagePRESS technology, this exceptional high-performer is helping customers to meet the tightest deadlines, reliably deliver volume output at high-speed and achieve offset quality output. And the added bonus? The series is now Fogra PSD (Process Standard Digital) certified.

Canon Europe announces the launch of the imagePRESS C170 Series, allowing businesses to explore creative printing in-house. Designed to deliver high-resolution, personalised, vividly coloured prints, it offers an alternative solution for businesses looking to push their creative limits.

Since 1975, Lamcom Technologies has provided visual communications for commercial, corporate and industrial clients. Today, the Montreal-based company focuses on digital printing and signage. They offer turnkey solutions, seeing projects through from conception to installation to uninstallation.

Canon is proud to announce the launch of its new online community, graphiPLAZA, for large format graphics experts. The platform is free to access for customers, Partners and employees. graphiPLAZA offers a global network of expertise to improve their business practices.

Canon has announced that it has installed the LabelStream 4000 series digital label press at the market leading, full-service visual communications agency Oschatz Visuelle Medien GmbH & Co. KG, based in Niedernhausen, near Frankfurt/Main, Germany. By investing in Canon’s industrial-scale, UV inkjet digital label press, the company is looking to broaden its application offering.

Data Mail Solutions Ltd (DMS) will be the first UK company to install the new Canon varioPRINT iX3200 in November this year. The company has also installed a Canon varioPRINT i300 to support data-driven direct mail and transactional daily mail streams. DMS is partnering with Canon for the first time due to the need for increased reliability and to cover a combination of transactional, direct mail and high quality coated commercial applications.

Canon has won two ‘Product of the Year’ awards in the ‘Digital Inks – UV’ and ‘Automation Equipment (print/post-print)’ categories in the annual competition hosted by the PRINTING United Alliance. Selected from over 200 entries across 85 categories, Canon’s UVgel 460 inks and the UVgel Wallpaper Factory have both been chosen for their customer benefits and innovation in the large format market.

Keypoint Intelligence has recognised the advances that Canon has made in production print with the announcement of BLI Outstanding Innovation Awards in Production Print for three Canon products: the sheetfed inkjet varioPRINT iX-series, the ProStream 1800 web-fed inkjet printer and the Arizona 2300 flatbed printer series. All the winners of these inaugural awards “feature technologies that improve output quality, enhance productivity, deliver workflow efficiencies, impact sustainability, and advance their product segments in meaningful ways.”

French printing software company Caldera has announced the release of new Canon drivers for CalderaRIP Version 13.1. These new drivers expand the award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals and further enhances its user experience.

Canon hosted its first-ever virtual Future Promotion Forum last week (14th October 2020). The event welcomed close to 600 brand and marketing professionals, creative and media agencies, print service providers and corporate print departments from across Europe. Now in its third year, the annual Future Promotion Forum has built a reputation as the must-attend event for marketing professionals looking for new and innovative ways to maximise customer engagement.

Ilford sets a world record - in adverse weather conditions with rain, snow and temperatures around 0 degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit).

The Canon Colorado 1650 is the second member of the Colorado family at Color Concepts, with a new flexible ink for customers producing applications that need to be folded, wrapped or bent such as framed canvasses, soft signage, front- and back-lit graphics, surface décor applications such as flexible wall coverings, and outdoor applications including vehicle graphics. The Colorado 1650 also features unique FLXfinish technology. This enables customers to choose between gloss or matte effects without the need to change ink or media, offering an even wider range of applications.

The PRINTING United Digital Experience, taking place online October 26-November 12, is readying the stage for a multitude of new technology to be shown, many for the first time in a global setting. Beginning October 26 with a focus on graphics and wide-format technology, industry leaders are showcasing the latest solutions in this space. Register today to see the technology in action. Registration is free and a single sign-up allows for complete access to the entire schedule of daily events.

Recently introduced at the thINK Ahead 2020 Annual Conference, Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today formally announced the launch of VIEW, an intuitive inkjet estimation solution that operates as a hybrid application with both cloud-based and local components.

Henry Ling, a book and journal print company based in Dorset, has become the first UK business to install the Canon ProStream 1000. The installation is the company’s third Canon device and will help it to further expand into the digital book-printing market.

For a good cause, Canon wants to go way up: On September 26th, the company will print the longest digital photo in the world on the Oberstdorf ski jump. With the world record attempt, Canon supports “Look! eV “, an association for child and victim aid. The campaign takes place as part of the 8th Oberstdorf Photo Summit, at which numerous offers and exhibitions around photography await those interested and fans of photography and video formats from September 23rd to 27th. Interested parties can follow the campaign shortly at www.worldrecord.canon.de and join the charity campaign.

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