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Tom Molamphy Joins Agfa Graphics as Industrial Ink Business Development Manager in North America

Tom Molamphy has joined Agfa Graphics North America as Business Development Manager for the company’s Industrial Inkjet Ink Division. In this role, Molamphy will focus on generating new business relationships in the United States and Canada for the fast growing industrial inks operation. Agfa Graphics, a leading provider of UV ink for industrial piezo printheads, is leveraging its experience and chemical knowledge to integrate inkjet ink printing into a wide range of industrial manufacturing.

‘Ghostbusters’ Meets 3D Printing

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Carisma Large Format Media innovates beyond the usual bus wrap.

When Carisma Large Format Media first met with Sony to discuss a nationwide promotion for “The Angry Birds Movie” in late 2015, the ideas grew as wild as putting real bird feathers on the side of a bus. But the New York-based print provider had recently invested in an enormous Massivit 1800 3D printer, and “Angry Birds” seemed like the perfect chance to show off its capabilities. A new idea for revolutionizing the common vehicle wrap was born.

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Drupa 2020 Rescheduled

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Dates moved to accommodate summer holidays.

Drupa 2020 has been rescheduled for June 16-26, 2020. The one-week move came after requests from exhibitors and visitors with concerns about European summer holidays overlapping with the previously scheduled dates.

Drupa 2020, tradeshow for printing technologies, will be in Düsseldorf, Germany.
 

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A Creative Mural for Creative Minds

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Swift Print Communications creates wide-format graphic in St. Louis.

This 10 x 30-foot wall mural doesn’t just bring inspiration to the creative space of a local event marketing company; it also covers a ¾-inch gap in the middle of the wall. The CanvasTac graphic was printed by Swift Print Communications on an Epson SureColor S50670 printer.

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Global Imaging Partners with Massivit

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Distribution agreement will impact 3D printing in US and Canada.

Global Imaging and Massivit 3D have announced an agreement that enables Global Imaging to distribute Massivit 3D’s wide-format 3D printing solution in the US and Canada. The arrangement includes products such as the Massivit 1800 3D printer and Dimengel print material.

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SGIA Expo Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Tradeshows

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2016 show 12.9 percent larger than previous year.

Trade Show Executive magazine has placed the 2016 SGIA Expo on its list of 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space. SGIA Expo, which took place in Las Vegas last September, included 272,000 net square feet of exhibit space, an increase of 12.9 percent from the 2015 show.

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SwissQprint Software Conserves Print After a Crash

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Feature enables seamless printing in the event of a safety stoppage.

SwissQprint has added a software feature designed to salvage an image if printing is stopped for safety reasons. If the printhead carriage stops to prevent operator or printhead injury, the software will make printing resume at exactly the same point where the carriage came to rest, without any visible transition, according to the company.

The feature is available as an upgrade for existing customers, and will be integrated into new systems.
 

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Printing Industries of America Unveils New Open House Recruiting Hiring Solution

Today, Printing Industries of America unveils its newest product, the talent acquisition program Open House Recruiting. Powered by technology partner JobOn, Open House Recruiting is a hiring solution that marries the modern virtual recruiting strategies of today with a traditional face-to-face open house. Access to Open House Recruiting is an exclusive benefit to Printing Industries of America members.

INX has Best-in-Class Energy Curable Inks and Coatings in Store for Print UV Conference

The Print UV Conference has established itself as the one event that global UV printing industry veterans can’t miss attending. For platinum sponsor INX International Ink Co. this year’s event will be no exception. INX will feature several long wavelength LED/H-UV type UV inks at Print UV 2017, set for March 29-31 at the Encore by Wynn Resort in Las Vegas.

GPA Announces 2016 Print and Design Contest Winners

GPA, the market leader in substrate solutions for digital, offset, and wide format printing, announces the winners of their 2016 Print & Design Contest, which has been honoring creativity and excellence in printing since 2004. Companies across North America submitted their entries on GPA substrates to compete in five product categories for the Best of Category award; from those winning entries, one was chosen as Best of Show. Additionally, six entries were presented with the new Award of Distinction for making a lasting impression on judges.