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.

Customers are people too – so how can brands reach their audience and improve their marketing ROI by using technology efficiently to individualise their data while still keeping the human touch in the customer experience? That’s what we’ll be discussing at the Canon Future Promotion Forum, which will this year be held online for the first time, allowing many more participants to join us.

Canon has announced the launch of its updated ColorWave and PlotWave large format printer series. Comprising three ColorWave models (3600, 3800 and 9000) and five monochrome PlotWave models (3000, 3500, 5000, 5500 and 7500), the series has been designed to support and encourage creativity in all organisations at every stage of the design process - from the visualisation of ideas, through the developmental process to final designs. Built on trusted Canon technology, both upgraded series offer enhanced security benefits and improved ease of use. For creators looking to meet tight deadlines, protect their data and print right first time in any office or production environment, ColorWave and PlotWave printers offer the ideal solution.

Building on its rich heritage in flatbed printing, Canon is today (1stSeptember 2020) launching the new Arizona 2300 series for the large format graphics market, helping customers to speed up production, improve operational efficiencies and fuel growth opportunities through new applications. Customers are able to see the Arizona 2380 XTF with Roll Media Option via online and live demos from Canon’s Customer Experience Centres in Australia (Melbourne), the Netherlands (Venlo), United Kingdom (Birmingham), France (Paris) and USA (Chicago). The new series has varying ink channel options available (40, 60 and 80) to support a diverse range of applications, which includes three compact GTF models (Arizona 2340 GTF, 2360 GTF, 2380 GTF) with a flatbed area of 1.25m x 2.5m and three large XTF models (Arizona 2340 XTF, 2360 XTF, 2380 XTF) with a flatbed area of 2.5m x 3.08m.

The best just got even better. Introducing the imagePRESS C10010VP series. Built on a proven and reliable technology platform with enhanced automation and extensive media-handling capabilities, the imagePRESS C10010VP sets new standards in productivity, application diversity and quality. It’s the solution for high volume print environments that strive to achieve more. More volume, more applications, more quality and more profit.

thINK, an independent community of Canon Solutions America inkjet customers, today announced Alex Honnold as thINK Ahead 2020 keynote speaker. In addition, thINK reported that its new Executive Director is Eric Hawkinson.

Claremon Limited, a print company based in Yorkshire, has increased business capacity and services to customers by installing the Canon Arizona 1380 XT. The device is Claremon’s first wide-format printer, meaning it can expand into the B2C market and sell high-end print products directly to the public through its website.

Canon Europe have launched the imagePROGRAF PRO-300, an A3+ printer with the quality features of the award winning imagePROGRAF PRO series – perfect for semi-pros and aspiring photographers, small studios and photo labs. With a lightweight, compact form factor, this mighty printer can produce gallery quality prints from the convenience of a desktop.

Canon has today announced the launch of its new ProStream 1800 continuous feed inkjet printer, the newest model in its ProStream 1000 series. With increased speeds of up to 133m/min, the new printer boasts the highest resolution and print quality of any digital printing press at that speed, making it the ideal solution for commercial printers who want to achieve ultimate performance.

Severn, based in Gloucester, will become the first UK company to install the new Canon varioPRINT iX2100. The device will be Severn’s third inkjet production printer from Canon and will help the company to further expand its offering to customers and welcome new business opportunities.

The 10th annual Power of Print seminar, taking place on Tuesday 3rd November, was always expected to feature an exciting spin to celebrate this special anniversary. A fully virtual seminar was perhaps unexpected, but the possibilities and opportunities for just such an event are no less exciting.

The relationship between CMYUK and Revolution Signs is a relatively new one, but events of the last three months have somewhat intensified the experience. CMYUK has been supplying the Braintree-based signage, interiors, marketing suites, and exhibitions specialist with large volumes of floor graphics materials throughout Lockdown.

A key consideration for many Transactional Print and Mail Service Providers when looking to invest in digital inkjet technology is the level of productivity and flexibility that a digital print solution offers. Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., is proud to announce its ColorStream series has been recognized by customers across the globe as a productive and reliable solution for printing large volumes of a diverse range of transactional, mail, publishing, and commercial applications. The ColorStream has now attained over 1,400 installations worldwide, in high-volume environments like data centers, print service providers, and specialized commercial printers.

Cotswold Printing Company, a family owned business specialising in wide format printing, is using Canon’s Clear Display Film to produce disposable PPE face masks for local NHS staff, with 25 volunteers working to produce the equipment.

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