22 July 2021

One of the largest suppliers of coated papers in North America
One of the largest suppliers of coated papers in North America
 Sappi  has announced its seventh price increase this year, with prices to go up 10% on a range of printing grades. The paper mill said the increase would be applicable to all of its woodfree coated, uncoated and mechanical coated paper grades. The Mill said that “continuing heavy cost rises” for input materials and freight charges made the action necessary to recover profitability.

21 July 2021

AYLMER, ONTARIO—

News MBO B26s at Aylmer plant .New B26S is operator Joe Gaudette.
News MBO B26s at Aylmer plant New B26s is operated by Joe Gaudette 
Aylmer Express Graphics Group has just installed an MBO B26S Perfection folder in its Aylmer production facility. It follows the recent installation of a new MBO fully automated folder in the Woodstock plant.  Vice President Brett Hueston said it was important to renew the busiest production area aside from the presses themselves. Both machines are equipped with noise hoods, which aren’t mandatory in Canada but Mr. Hueston, a former folder operator, said would be appreciated by the current operators now and years later.

21 July 2021

GERMANY ,—

Data box for intelligent knife
Data box for intelligent knife
The intelli-gent knife plays a fundamental role in interconnecting the postpress sector as an integral part of the Smart Print Shop. POLAR supported the development as tech-nology partner. IntelliKnife is the first networkable knife to be launched on the market. It was developed byknife manufacturer hagedorn. For the first time, the intelligent knife ensures full transparency in the cutting process. Theprecise evaluation of cutting data promises a wide range of optimizations.

21 July 2021

GERMANY ,—

One of the two players in the oversized offset press market
One of the two players in the oversized offset press market
Manroland Sheetfed has reported that orders reached a 10-year-high in June .The Company returned to full production at the beginning of the year  after cancelling short-time workers that had been laid off because of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on worldwide markets. Manroland says since the beginning of the year they have  seen an increasing number of orders for both 700 and 900 size presses,

21 July 2021

DALLAS , TEXAS—

eco-freindly printing consumables
eco-freindly printing consumables
 Koenig & Bauer has  commitment to sustainable and eco-friendly print products and packaging by joining the Healthy Printing Initiative. This decision also helps to strengthen the network with its own ‘preferred suppliers’, a number of whom are already active members. The target of the Healthy Printing Initiative is to promote the use of eco-friendly substrates, inks, coatings and other consumables for the printing of paper, carton, corrugated board, plastics and other products,

21 July 2021

ATLANTA, GA— 

From anywhere on any device
From anywhere on any device
Heidelberg launched a new e-commerce platform for online ordering of consumable supplies, parts and Heidelberg merchandise. Heidelberg’s vision of the new eShop was to create a hassle-free, seamless shopping experience for customers, from login to checkout.  With the feedback from their customers ,they  went to work. Some of the new features:  Enabled customer to order anytime, anywhere and now, from any smart device. Quick access to Technical/Safety Data sheet helps to keep customers in compliance with state and federal guidelines.

15 July 2021

The new 21st edition is out
The new 21st edition is out
Finding it difficult to keep up with the latest on printing and paper? There’s an instruction book on this stuff. It’s called the Pocket Pal and for nearly 90 years (!) International Paper’s been printing it for  designers, printers, and everybody else who really wants to know the facts. But don’t let the age fool you. The most recent edition, its 21st, covers the latest technology, including digital inkjet, variable data and security printing.

15 July 2021

WOBURN , MASS—

Completely different approach to type design
Completely different approach to type design
Monotype today introduced Helvetica Now Variable, offering over a million new Helvetica Now styles in one state-of-the-art font file. Helvetica Now Variable builds on the 2019 release of Helvetica Now, which reimagined the clarity, simplicity and neutrality of classic Helvetica with 21st-century design needs including optical sizing, stylistic alternates and an extended character set. The variable font allows designers to blend Helvetica Now’s weights (hairline to extra black), optical sizes (four point to infinity) and new compressed and

15 July 2021

ATLANTA, GA—

Heidelberg asks the question were are tomorrows printers coming from?
Heidelberg asks the question were are tomorrows printers coming from?
 What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear print? Probably a widely outdated image of the prehistoric process of printing. Unfortunately, printing doesn’t get the same attention as it once did, but printing has also joined the digital world. Innovation has played a huge role in the success of print and the industry continues to progress. Despite all of this, one of its biggest challenge is recruiting its next generation to pass the torch to. So, the question becomes ‘How do we draw the them back to print?’

15 July 2021

BURNABY, BC—

Kodak Nexfinity colour sheetfed press
Kodak Nexfinity colour sheetfed press
MITCHELL DIGITAL installs Western Canada’s first KODAK NEXFINITY colour sheetfed press featuring KODAK’s proven dry toner imaging system. “With the Nexfinity’s enhanced speed and adaptability, it easily handled one of our larger hybrid digital/offset projects with 150,000 unique variable covers for a strategic publication. We enjoyed a 40% increase in efficiency and managed to save a few days in production,thereby freeing up capacity for more client work.” comments Gregory Wong, of MITCHELL DIGITAL.

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