Sawgrass Technologies And Kiian Group Sign New License Agreement For Sublimation Technology
Sawgrass Technologies, Inc., and Kiian Group of Italy have announced that they have entered into a new long term license agreement under which Kiian, as an authorized Sawgrass licensee, will continue to sell digital inks for sublimation imaging.See More/Less
Sawgrass is an industry leading developer of breakthrough printing technologies. Kiian is a leading global supplier of high quality, sustainable specialty products that provide unique printing solutions for the graphic, textile and industrial markets. Kiian has been selling digital sublimation ink as a Sawgrass licensee for more than a decade.
The Sawgrass patent portfolio has expanded considerably in the last decade with more than 160 patents globally. Kiian has extensively evaluated the Sawgrass global patent portfolio and signed a new license agreement which allows them to continue to legally sell dye sublimation ink with printers having a carriage width greater than 42 inches.
Launches GO X-24 Printer/Cutter Device
With speeds up to 60 sq ft / hour along with flexible color offering of 4 or 8 colors and the ability to print up to 1440 dpi the unit easily meets market demands. Combine this with the integrated contour cutter, the X-24 all-in-one unit is perfect for those needing a multi-use system for a variety of applications.
Industry Association Partners With Printing Industries of
Coatings Changes Name To Coveris Advanced Coatings
Coveris has implemented a new organizational structure to optimize delivery of service to global customers and enhance the company's investment in world-class technologies and people. To learn more about Coveris Advanced Coatings, visit www.coverisadvancedcoatings.com.
SGIA Announces 2014
Sustainability Recognition Program Honorees
The following companies were recognized for their sustainable business efforts through the SGIA Sustainability Recognition Program: BIG INK Display Graphics (St. Paul, Minnesota), GFX International (Grayslake, Illinois), Global Products Inc. (Saint Peters, Missouri), Kent Pad Printer Canada Inc. (Markham, Ontario, Canada), Laird Plastics (Boca Raton, Florida), Marabu GmbH & Co KG (Tamm, Germany), Modernistic (Stillwater, Minnesota), Visual Impressions Inc. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin).
Appointed To Vice-President And General Manager of Mutoh America,
"It is quite an honor to be recognized with this new title and responsibility. Mutoh is a great organization and I appreciate the opportunity to help this company any way I can," shares Phipps.
Phipps was previously general manager of Mutoh America and has worked for the company since 2004. In his new role, Phipps will be working closer with Mutoh Japan on new product development to provide input on the future direction of the company.
Appointed Newest Regional Sales Manager of SLP
High Honors for Franchisee Satisfaction in Canada
The franchisor was a Silver finalist in the "Traditional - Mature Franchises" category of the 2014 Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) Award of Excellence in Franchising, and was also named a Franchisee Choice designee for the third consecutive year. Both awards were presented to FASTSIGNS on April 7, 2014 during a Gala Awards Presentation at the CFA National Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario, where the company was also recognized for 20 years of continuous membership with the CFA.
#1 Network Joins
Kodak's Reseller Network
Now a Silver Reseller of Kodak Solutions in the United States and Canada, #1 Network is offering Kodak's leading portfolio of digital plates. For more than 40 years, #1 Network has focused on quality products and individualized attention. "Our clients look to us for leading solutions that meet or exceed their customers' production needs," said Mike O'Neal, president, #1 Network Inc. "Adding the line of Kodak Digital Plates to our product portfolio enables us to tap excellent technologies for offset, packaging, and newspaper printing.."
#1 Network member companies include: Advantage Litho Supply; A P Graph; Dales & Graphic Systems; Digital Paper Source; Ernest Green & Son; G. E. Richards Graphic Supplies; Great Western Ink/IS&E; Image Control Systems Northwest; Image Depot; JB Enterprises; Mac Papers; Mueller Graphic Supply; The Murphy Company; The Oldham Group; SAS Graphic Supply; Sooner Graphic Supply; The Tripp Company; and Walker Supply.
Partners With Signarama
Introduced Deletion Pens For Kodak Sonora Plates
Kodak recently announced plans to expand manufacturing of Sonora Plates in the U.S. and as they gear up for increased sales, it opens the door for increased sales of Burnishine's CTP1000 Deletion Pens.
"Dealers may purchase smaller lots from our Master Distributors or in larger quantities direct from Burnishine" so stated Roger Giza, President.
More information from Patty Vick Phone: 585-387-0577, Email: email@example.com.
New Appointments At
Velocity Print Solutions
Acquires Pitney Bowes Canada Document Imaging Solutions Business
The acquisition supports Konica Minolta's North American growth strategy by allowing Konica Minolta to significantly expand its existing Document Imaging Solutions business to commercial and corporate accounts in Canada, thus increasing the company's market share within the Canadian marketplace.
Bemis to Sell Paper
Packaging Division to Hood Packaging Corporation
"Today's announcement represents an opportunity for our Paper Packaging business to be part of Hood Packaging's growing paper packaging products business," says Henry Theisen, Bemis CEO and chairman. "The sale of this division will allow Bemis to focus our resources on strategic opportunities in high barrier flexible packaging, medical and pharmaceutical packaging, and developing geographic markets."
CanvasTac Is Now Classified as a Commercial Category VI Type III Class A
CanvasTac meets or exceeds the requirements as a Class A material as specified in ICC IBC (2012) section 803.1.1. The material was tested under UL723/ASTM E84 requirements and procedures.
CanvasTac is an adhesive-backed canvas that is removable and repositionable. When removed, CanvasTac will not peel paint or damage walls. With this classification, CanvasTac can be used in high traffic areas such as schools, restaurants, museums, government buildings and much more without any restrictions.
This new Laser University app is available for Android tablets, phones, and PCs. Settings are available for all major brands of laser systems including glass tube systems. This handy app also has helpful videos on laser engraving and cutting on a wide range of projects and topics.
You can find the Laser Engraving Calculator at Google Play.
Proof That, What We
Know Is Happening..... IS HAPPENING!!
By Konica Minolta
CopySource will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta and maintain its current locations in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties. Also, its 60 employees will continue to provide customers with best-in-class enterprise content management (ECM) solutions.
CopySource president, Tim Marshall, will continue to lead the operation and report directly to Rick Taylor, president and COO of Konica Minolta.