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Finch Paper offers digital printing handbook

Aug 9, 2011 12:00 AM,

Finch Paper offers the “Digital Field Guide: Design Considerations for Digital Printing.” Co-authored by PIA senior analysts, it offers tips on designing and preparing files for digital printing.

Flint Group announces August price increases

Jul 29, 2011 12:00 AM,

Flint Group reports the continuing cost escalation for raw materials requires the company to increase prices of inks in North America effective August 1, 2011.

xpedx names Connelly COO

Jul 27, 2011 12:00 AM,

James Connelly has been named chief operating officer, xpedx and is a member of the xpedx senior lead team.

Masterpiece Graphix introduces HP Indigo-certified heat transfer sheets

Jul 14, 2011 12:00 AM,

Masterpiece Graphix (MGX), a digital material manufacturer and treatment center, is offering a heat transfer sheet material that has been certified by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to run on the HP Indigo sheet press series.

Unisource introduces digital print papers website

Jul 14, 2011 12:00 AM,

Unisource Worldwide Inc. is introducing a new solution for the digital printing and papers market via http://unisourcedigital.com.

GPA offers PET from recycled water bottles

Jul 8, 2011 12:00 AM,

GPA announces the latest addition to its product line: InCycle Expanded PET, a sustainable alternative to traditional films and synthetics.

Kallima Coated Cover CIS now available for digital presses

Jul 5, 2011 12:00 AM,

Kallima Coated Cover C1S and C2S are now available in sizes created specifically for use on digital presses.

Duggal Visual Solutions adds Kodak media options

Jun 28, 2011 12:00 AM,

Eastman Kodak Co. announces Duggal Visual Solutions Inc., a supplier of printing, computer imaging, wide-format graphics and display services, will offer Kodak Professional Endura EP Media to print photobooks and Kodak Professional UV-Curable Display Film-Plus for wide-format display products.

Mohawk to buy supplier Bravo Solutions

Jun 23, 2011 12:00 AM,

Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. has signed a non-binding letter of intent to buy the business of Bravo Solutions Inc. of Elmira, NY. Bravo is a supplier of specialty synthetic and paper substrates for digital printing.

Masterpiece Graphix to open CA distribution center

Jun 23, 2011 12:00 AM,

Masterpiece Graphix (MGX) is launching a West Coast distribution center in the third quarter of the 2011 fiscal year.

Sappi announces North American “Printers of the Year” gold winners

Jun 10, 2011 12:00 AM,

Sappi Fine Paper North America has announced the 10 gold winners of its 14th North American “Printers of the Year” awards for 2010-2011.

Sun Chem raises prices on inks, consumables

Jun 6, 2011 12:00 AM,

Faced with continued volatility in the global supply chain and increases in the costs of raw materials, including acrylic and polyamide resins, rosin resins, distillates, carbon black, TiO2, Violet 23 and nitrocellulose, Sun Chemical will raise prices on July 1, 2011, in the United States and Canada

Sappi announces silver, bronze ‘Printers of the Year‘ winners

Jun 3, 2011 12:00 AM,

Sappi Fine Paper North America announces the recipients of its 14th “North American Printers of the Year” Silver and Bronze awards for 2010-2011.

xpedx consolidates Bulkley Dunton, Strategic Paper Group

Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM,

Bulkley Dunton and Strategic Paper Group, xpedx’s publishing businesses, have announced they will consolidate under the Bulkley Dunton brand.

Paper a la carte

Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Online publishing platform Blurb has launched ProLine featuring Mohawk (www.mohawkpaper.com) Superfine and Mohawk proPhoto papers. ProLine papers include two finishes: Pearl Photo and Uncoated. The ProLine Pearl Photo finish is Mohawk proPhoto with a luster semigloss surface that emulates real photographic papers. ProLine Uncoated is legendary Mohawk Superfine Ultrawhite in Eggshell finish. These

Metallics education

Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Curious About Print: Your Guide to the World of Curious Metallics, shows how to enhance creative applications during prepress, ease production, and accentuate printed communications and package designs using these papers. Printed using digital, offset and UV, the guide offers hints and tips to optimize image selection and reproduction, advice on working with metallic and UV inks, and recommendations

Brochure showcases paper highlights

Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Domtar (www.domtar.com) will serve up a new print promotion for Lynx Opaque Ultra titled Lynx On Tap. This beer-themed brochure employs graphics and custom detailing to show the full range of color and ink hold-out of Lynx Opaque Ultra. Lynx Opaque Ultra has a 96 brightness rating, true white shade, opacity and uniform formation. The brochure was printed conventionally with 4-color process, one spot

Design center shows quality of digital paper

Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Sappi has launched a Digital Design Center online, which allows printers to create custom marketing tools to promote their own digital printing capabilities. The Digital Design Center invites printers to customize the marketing tool by inputting print shop specific information such as: Products, Services and Sustainability. It provides information about the digital printing and paper segment as well

Appearance & reality

Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Gmund 925 paper is produced with a mixture of pure silver ions, boasting the first presentation of this effect in the paper industry. Silver's shiny look and metallic properties guarantee a well-balanced relationship between appearance and reality in Gmund 925, the company reports. Designed for presentations, its brushed surface emphasizes elegance and a technically skillful character. The palette