Visitors attending the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America at the Music City Center in Nashville, May 1-3 will have plenty of choices to select from. That includes INX International Ink Co.’s (booth 1363) 2-Piece Metal Color Catalog, the industry’s first true and foremost color standard for beverage can design, available from the industry leader in metal decorating ink technology.

IMI President Al Keene says, “We are pleased to announce Avery Dennison Digital Ink Solutions as a Sponsor for the IMI Understanding Inkjet Ink Conference 2018 on February 6-7, 2018 and Inkjet Printing Conference 2018 on February 7-9, 2018 at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley in San Diego, California, USA.

Remember 'The Dress' back in 2015? What was your take – white and gold, or blue and black? The discussion divided the internet (and perhaps a few friendships), but it was more than an online sensation: it brought to light how our perception of colours are far from consistent.

Arteks, a major Russian wallcovering manufacturer, has installed a Colorsat Compact High ink dispensing system from GSE Dispensing, in order to ensure repeatable quality, instant availability of water-based gravure colours in high volumes, and minimised waste at its new, rapidly expanding St. Petersburg plant. The installation is GSE’s 100th in Russia.

During the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum (ADF) 2018, which takes place from 31 January to 1 February at the Porte de Versailles, Paris, Sun Chemical will showcase its full portfolio of inks for monobloc, tube and aerosol cans as well as its brand protection solutions for metal packaging. It will also have multiple covert taggant-reader systems, special effect inks and smart sensor technology on display.

As we approach the Christmas holidays most of us find ourselves reflecting on the year just gone and start putting into action our plans for the year ahead.

Flint Group continues its leadership position in the Packaging Inks segment with the opening of its new facility in the cosmopolitan district of Beylikduzu, in Istanbul, Turkey. This new 3800 square meter manufacturing and distribution facility is conveniently located only 13 kilometers from the main container terminal on the European side of Turkey and is well positioned for exports to surrounding markets in the Middle East.

Encres DUBUIT launches a new Innovative Ink, a range of Special Colours for digital UV printing: EvoJet FLUO-Y and EvoJet FLUO-M, a UV LED curable ink.

Flint Group is pleased to announce the latest expansion to its African business with the acquisition of the remaining shares in Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems. In September of 2015, Flint Group Africa was formed through a joint venture partnership combining two of the leading ink and coating suppliers to the Packaging and Print Media markets in South Africa. As of October 24, Flint Group has become sole owner of the entity.

Ricoh brings ‘print partnership’ to life at this year’s IPEX 2017, as it showcases two innovative new technologies, supported by a dedicated team of industry experts who will be on hand to help visitors understand the best stocks and materials to deliver growth opportunities.

Sun Chemical will be presenting a unique range of products and expertise for functional, industrial and specialty print applications in Hall 6, stand 243, at InPrint 2017, 14 – 16 November in Munich, Germany.

At IPEX 2017, Sun Chemical (stand G220C) is presenting its latest innovations in the field of low-energy printing for the sheet-fed commercial and packaging and the narrow web label markets.

Following Stephen Woodall's appointment as Global Market Segment Manager for Aqueous & Solvent Digital Inks at Nazdar Ink Technologies earlier this year, he gives his insight into trends in the signage and graphics market. Based in Stockport, Stephen Woodall works closely with regional managers in territories across the globe and Nazdar's UK- and USA-based R&D teams. He says that currently Nazdar is actively working with channel partners who want to specifically target markets and expand their customer network.

This week at Labelexpo Europe 2017 Sun Chemical is presenting its latest innovations and new product launches for the narrow web label and packaging markets on stand 5E45.

Nazdar Ink Technologies will return to the world's biggest inkjet conference this autumn to present its latest developments and discuss the future of the technology.

After Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) recently underlined its aspirations to further strengthen the company’s trailblazing position in the printing press sector under the theme “Heidelberg goes digital!”, the digital printing division disclosed new features for its Versafire digital printing family.

Nazdar Ink Technologies will be among the exhibitors at InPrint – the industrial print show – in Munich, Germany this November, introducing a number of its innovative UV-LED, traditional UV, solvent and aqueous ink formulations to attendees.

Ricoh has launched Neon Pink toner to enhance the creative possibilities for a wide range of print from posters and invitations to ticketing and advertising. These and other eye-catching capabilities will be on show at PRINT 17, Chicago, September 10-14 followed by Labelexpo, Brussels, September 25 - 28.

Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, has launched a completely new line-up of large format inkjet printers: the imagePROGRAF TX-2000, TX-3000 and TX-4000, available in 24-inch, 36-inch and 44-inch sizes. The new devices offer productivity, usability and security, alongside beautiful print quality and low running costs, making it ideal for both the high-end CAD inkjet market and the entry-level LED plotter market. The series also includes an MFP solution, imagePROGRAF TX-3000MFP T36 and TX-4000MFP T36, equipped with fast scanning, and newly developed LUCIA TD pigment ink. With updates to all core technologies including the ink system, print head and mechanical platform, the new imagePROGRAF TX series printers are perfect for customers looking for high-production, high-quality printing, in colour and at competitive speeds.

Mimaki’s UK and Ireland distributor, Hybrid Services has announced that the company's latest dye-sublimation offering, the TS30-1300 1.3m printer, has arrived at its Cheshire showroom and is available for demonstrations.

Prism Inks, Inc., based in Sunnyvale, California and Graphics One, based in Sun Valley, California are announcing that AD International, LLC, a division of Prism Ink has acquired Graphics One effective July 5, 2017.

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