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The New York Times Enhances Goss Presses with Panorama Gatefold

Innotech retrofits two Goss Colorliners with full-colour Panorama Gatefold Systems to produce unique ad formats, including 4-page wide centerfolds or 8-page pullouts. >> Read full article

Verso Completes NewPage Buy, Two Mills Sold to Catalyst

Memphis papermaker completes its $1.4 billion purchase of NewPage Holdings, adding $3.5 billion in sales, while Catalyst of BC takes over two mills for $62 million. >> Read full article

Highcon Expands into Americas

Israel-based Highcon, which develops the unique Euclid system, moves into the Americas, naming former Kodak and X-Rite exec Vic Stalam as President for the region. >> Read full article

Five Presses and €50 Million of Fake Bills Seized in Italy

Just weeks after finding €556,000 of fake coins that were minted in China, Reuters reports Italian authorizes seized five presses and €50M in fake, unfinished bills. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Remembering Presstek’s Imaging Pioneer

Remembering Presstek’s Imaging Pioneer

Robert Howard, one of the most-dynamic imaging innovators in North American printing over the past several decades, passed away last week at age 91. Among several companies he spearheaded, Howard is often regarded as the inventor of the dot-matrix printer and was a founding director of Presstek. As one colleague explained, “[His] vision to make the printing press a computer peripheral has changed the shape of the printing and graphic arts industries forever.” >> Learn More…


Northern Graphic to Distribute MPS Presses

Supplying flexographic printers in Eastern and Central Canada with MPS presses, including the flagship EF machine available in 13-, 17- and 20-inch formats with Crisp.Dot. >> Read full article

Agfa Introduces Acorta Plotter

At a tradeshow in Dubai, Agfa unveils its Acorta cutting system that reaches speeds of up to 102 metres per minute and features 40 automatically activated vacuum zones. >> Read full article

RISO Launches SE9480

Described as the world’s fastest cut-sheet digital duplicator, RISO’s SE9480 reaches speeds of 185 sheets per minute, scanning and printing a native 600-dpi resolution. >> Read full article

Sihl to Integrate Arkwright Operation

Materials developer Sihl LLC and Arkwright Advanced Coating become one company, based in Fiskeville, Rhode Island, operating as Sihl Inc. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Graphics Canada

Location: Toronto International Centre, Toronto, ON
Date: April 16-18, 2015 >> More Info

EFI Connect Users' Conference

Location: The Wynn Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Date: January 20-23, 2015 >> More Info

DIA Monthly Meeting: How to Make Money With Interactive Print

Location: Spicers Canada, 200 Galcat Dr., Vaughan, ON
Date: January 21, Networking 6:00-7:00 pm, Meeting 7:00-8:30 pm >> More Info

Paperweek 2015

Location: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, QC
Date: February 2-5, 2015 >> More Info

DIA Monthly Meeting: Intelligent Manufacturing

Location: Spicers Canada, 200 Galcat Dr., Vaughan, ON
Date: February 18, Networking 6:00-7:00 pm, Meeting 7:00-8:30 pm >> More Info

Hunkeler Innovation Days

Location: Messe Lucerne, Switzerland
Date: February 23-26, 2015 >> More Info

Ryerson GCM Job Fair

Location: The Hub, Jorgenson Hall, Ryerson, Toronto, ON
Date: March 5, Graduates 4:00-6:00 pm, Interns 7:00-9:00 pm >> More Info

DscoopX Conference

Location: Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, Washington, DC
Date: Date: March 5-7, 2015 >> More Info

Grafik Art Montreal 2015

Location: Place Bonaventure, Montréal, QC
Date: May 7-9, 2015 >> More Info