“We launched our new agency in the middle of lockdown,” says James Murphy, CEO of New Commercial Arts, and suddenly there we were, maybe the smallest agency working on the world’s biggest Out of home campaign.”

Melan, Inc. president Garo Nazarian has always had a penchant for using leading-edge technologies to create winning business strategies.

The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is pleased to announce its annual promotional t-shirt design competition. High school and college students are invited to submit entries by April 10, 2021. The t-shirt design will be used to promote PGSF scholarship opportunities and highlight how graphic communications fit into today’s world. The winning entrant will receive a $500 check, an award certificate, and will be recognized in PGSF’s promotional materials.

INX International Ink Co., the market leader in inks and color management technologies, has introduced GelFlex-EB gel-based inks for CI flexo printing. The surface print ink system has superior print quality similar to gravure and provides a cross-linked, durable ink film that eliminates the need for a lamination layer, reducing costs and total package weight. These eye-catching inks produce incredible print designs suitable for food packaging and other consumer applications.

Go Inspire continues to strengthen its position as the Marketing Performance partner of choice, with two strategic new hires. The company is proud to welcome Dimitri Kyprianou and Ben Young on board.

At the end of 2020 Dataline successfully finalised the acquisition of Dutch company Insad Grafisch. Insad Grafisch is an industry partner of Dataline and developer of the Drumis software that is used by many Dutch print media companies and graphic intermediaries. Dataline, the developer and supplier of MultiPress ERP/MIS software for the print media industry, further strengthens its leading position in the Dutch market, and continues its European growth.

SFP, the restructuring and turnaround group, has published a new free Guide to Business Survival with easy to follow practical steps which includes a number of remedies to help print packaging businesses navigate through the current crisis.

HP's recent online interior décor experience highlighted how digital printing technology can open up the colourful, diverse interior décor market for more businesses.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced Westerbroek, Groningen-based Reclameland has invested nearly €20 million in a second production hall and state-of-the-art machines, including the Kornit Atlas system for industrial direct-to-garment (DTG) production on demand, in the past year to further accelerate growth. The fastest-growing online printer in the Netherlands, Reclameland achieved a turnover of almost €23 million in 2019 and a profit of more than €1 million.

Kyocera has announced the development of a next-generation inkjet printhead offering high-speed, high-resolution printing for a wide range of printing applications, with a focus on graphics. Kyocera’s Model KJ4B-EX 1200 printhead will be available in December 2020.

Minuteman Press International, the world’s leading and #1 rated printing franchise, is continuing to expand its Minuteman Press Franchise Conversion Program to help independent printers sell their printing business. “This program is a way for independent printers to sell their business at no cost and no broker fees to them,” says Chris Jutt, Minuteman Press Regional Vice President for the Pacific Northwest Region.

New display applications illustrate the way commercial holograms continue to push the technological boundaries, says Dr Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA).

Two Chinese companies recently invested in Agfa’s water-based inkjet printing system for interior decoration. The InterioJet brings them top print quality and advanced customization for the digital printing of laminated surface designs.

The ISA Board of Directors meets periodically to discuss and receive updates from ISA Staff on key programs and services. Yesterday we met to receive an update on ISA International Sign Expo® 2021.

Esko has announced it will support brands with a free, downloadable e-book ‘2021 Packaging Trends’, in which leaders from Danaher Group companies, Esko, X-Rite Pantone, discuss this year’s packaging trends with insights into how business can leverage them for success.

The PRINTING United Digital Experience wraps up on January 31 after three months of free, invaluable programming which was made available virtually to the global printing community in order to continue to serve industry needs in 2020. The Digital Experience connected the industry with subject matter experts speaking to COVID-19 considerations and business recovery, the very latest research and statistics, sales and marketing insight, technology briefings, and more. Market segments across all verticals have benefited from leading education as well as having the opportunity to view the newest industry technology to date. Once the platform closes on January 31, the show will officially focus all efforts on reconnecting the industry at the PRINTING United Expo being held at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, FL, on October 6-8, 2021.

Chad Rutter - a video editor expert, animator, and motion master - is now our Multimedia Specialist at Color Concepts. He will be responsible for animation and video editing for ColorBase Creative Studios.

Highcon Systems Ltd. and EFI™ announced today that the two companies have entered into a global partnership agreement. With a common group of core customers, together with EFI’s ability to deliver industry-focused ERP software solutions, the goal is to offer customers an integrated, end-to-end business productivity and workflow solution, providing a flexible foundation for digital growth.

Roland DG today announces the launch of two new ground-breaking solutions, the VersaUV LEC2 Series of UV Roll-to-Roll printer/cutters and VersaUV LEC2 S-Series of UV Flatbed Printers.

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division is pleased to announce the installation of its Inca OnsetX3 HS at Cowan Graphics Inc., a family owned business for 75 years located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Cowan Graphics Inc. provides businesses of all sizes an extensive offering of corporate branding services including building signage, vehicle wraps/graphics, indoor/outdoor banners, murals, decals, retail/event signage, and specialty items.

Need a printable film with a clear adhesive offering very strong opacity?

Eastman Kodak Company announces a partnership with Pigment.inc B.V Europe to distribute Kodak’s KODACOLOR EDTG Series Direct to Garment (DTG) Inks.

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