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UPM launches DIGI Color Jet, Eco papers

May 18, 2010 12:00 AM,

UPM (Helsinki, Finland) is launching a new paper for high-speed inkjet color printing within its UPM DIGI paper range at Ipex 2010

Introducing the new Mohawk Solutions

May 18, 2010 12:00 AM,

Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. (Cohoes, NY) introduces the newly reconfigured Mohawk Solutions, which now combines three paper grades: Solutions, Feltweave and Nekoosa

Sappi announces North American Printers of the Year

May 18, 2010 12:00 AM,

Sappi Fine Paper North America has announced the 10 gold winners of its 13th North American “Printers of the Year” awards for 2009-2010. There were approximately 3,000 entries

Pantone Plus color system debuts

May 14, 2010 12:00 AM,

Pantone announces the launch of the Pantone Plus Series, the next generation of the Pantone Matching System

Paper& Ink

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Denise Kapel

Value priced text, cover line Finch Paper (Glens Falls, NY) announces the newly available Finch Fine Swatchbook. Finch Fine fulfills aesthetic and economic expectations in wide product line stocked for digital and offset, in 60 lb. text to 200 lb. double-thick cover. The new swatchbook uses a farmer's market analogy to convey the authentic look and feel of its Finch Fine line. The locally grown, neighbor-farmer

Ecofriendly ink basics

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Joe Bendowski

Finding affordable ways to offer environmentally friendly services can seem cumbersome in the course of our regular business. It is important to realize that not every element of a business has to be ecofriendly to achieve a reputation for sustainability. Combining the use of ecofriendly inks with traditional inks will help reduce the carbon footprint, without calling for a major overhaul. Printers

Paper tweets

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

Follow AMERICAN PRINTER on Twitter or Facebook. See our handy links at Millmar Paper's Xtreme Coated Cover offers digital printers 93 brightness and coating that won't crack under duress. See Legion Paper is the largest worldwide distributor of fine art, museum board, decorative and digital art papers in North America. See Kanzaki

New media for HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

Georgia-Pacific Spectrum Web Inkjet HP (Palo Alto, CA) announces a new ColorPRO Technology licensing agreement with Georgia-Pacific Communication Papers (Atlanta) and the launch of a new ColorPRO media for use with the HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press. Georgia-Pacific's new Spectrum Web Inkjet roll media, featuring ColorPRO Technology, are designed to deliver visibly improved print quality in pigment-ink

DaVinci Technologies launches new website

Apr 2, 2010 12:00 AM,

Inkjet media supplier DaVinci Technologies announces the launch of its new and improved website

Flint Group announces price increase

Apr 2, 2010 12:00 AM,

Flint Group North America (Plymouth, MI) has announced 6% price increases on all energy curable inks and coatings for sheetfed, liquid packaging and web offset applications, effective immediately

Mohawk Fine Papers launches comprehensive environmental paper line

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

Mohawk Fine Papers (Cohoes, NY) announces the launch of Mohawk Loop: a comprehensive line of recycled and environmentally preferable papers

Xeikon, UPM Raflatac increase availability of label substrates

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

Xeikon (Itasca, IL) has worked closely with UPM Raflatac, one of the world's leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials, to qualify an extensive range of label substrates on its Xeikon 3300 digital press

Huston Patterson names 'Vendor of the Year'

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

Huston Patterson Corp. (Decatur, IL) recently honored its law firm, Bolen Robinson & Ellis, LLP, as its 2009 "Vendor of the Year." The annual award was presented at a recent company luncheon

Sun Chem inks earn sustainability rating

Mar 30, 2010 12:00 AM,

Five of Sun Chemical's (Parsippany, NJ) commercial conventional sheetfed inks have earned the highest average index ratings in the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM)

Pantone reduces price on Goe

Mar 17, 2010 12:00 AM,

Pantone (Carlstadt, NJ), a subsidiary of X-Rite Inc. is reducing the price of the Pantone Goe specification products to make them more affordable for all designers and printers to incorporate into their workflows

Finch Paper contest accepting entries

Mar 16, 2010 12:00 AM,

In return for sharing samples of projects produced using Finch Paper (Glens Falls, NY), designers will be entered to win a MacBook Pro

The Paper Mill Store offers new Project Management feature

Mar 11, 2010 12:00 AM,

The Paper Mill's (Sun Prairie, WI) new project management feature, "My Project Manager" enables users to

Sun Chem raises ink prices, citing raw material costs

Mar 3, 2010 12:00 AM,

Sun Chemical(Parsippany, NJ) will raise prices in North America, effective April 1, 2010

More than paper

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Mohawk began expanding its footprint beyond paper in 2009 when it invested in liveBooks (, a supplier of portfolio websites. In October, Mohawk launched Felt & Wire Shop ( to serve the graphic design community. Businesses of all sizes can access its papers on the Web at

Real-world pocket folders

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Neenah Paper's (Alpharetta, GA) latest Ample Sample series includes a collection of commercial reprints of pocket folders. The carrier folder is printed on Oxford Duplex Cover and uses embossing, foil stamping, diecuts and sewing to demonstrate how color and texture can make a folder special. Samples include a folder that uses Classic Laid as the backdrop for a photograph of burlap. Another sample,