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Swatchbook offers sophistication for stationery

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

Appleton Coated's Conqueror swatchbook exhibits its selection of premium business communication papers and new, matching envelopes. Presented in Laid, Wove and super-smooth CX22 finishes and a choice of shades, the papers offer rich tactility and dependable printability. Complementing the strength and versatility of Conqueror's premium business communication papers, Number 10 size envelopes in Conqueror

Creativity in the digital age

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

Sappi Fine Paper North America launches the Flo Channel: Off Register, its online comedy video series developed with VSA Partners and aimed at the print community. The new video series features stories told by Second City Improv that demonstrate the trials and tribulations of what printers encounter daily, as they aim to please their demanding, edgy, black-glasses-wearing clients. The next video in

Affordable solution for high-end graphics

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

Roland DGA introduces the Blue Back Matte Paper media for its award-winning wide-format, ecosolvent inkjet printers and printer/cutters, including VersaCAMM, VersaArt and SOLJET models. A medium weight, 5-mil media, Roland Blue Back Matte paper is an affordable solution for creating high-quality indoor posters, displays and POP graphics, as well as temporary signs and bus shelter inserts. Quick drying,

Photographic look-and-feel for EP output

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

The Professional Endura electrophotographic printing (EP) papers by Kodak utilize proprietary E-surface technology to create high-quality, photo-grade media for EP presses, offering the look, feel and surface of photographic paper. With these papers, customers can intermix media output from silver-halide printers and digital presses. This new line of paper works well on equipment that uses dry ink/toner-based

Unisource to host virtual tradeshow

Apr 20, 2011 12:00 AM,

Unisource Worldwide Inc., along with its Alliance Partners, will showcase packaging equipment and solutions at the company’s first virtual tradeshow: UnisourceEXPO’11.

PaperSpecs announces inaugural design award winner

Apr 19, 2011 12:00 AM,

Chen Design Associates has won top honors in the inaugural PaperSpecs “Gallery Design of the Month” award program. The firm created a tag for client Tell Tale Preserve Co., a new patisserie and delicatessen in San Francisco.

Finch Paper, ConVerd partner on eco-responsible substrate development

Apr 1, 2011 12:00 AM,

conVerd LLC and Finch Paper LLC announce the two companies are partnering to produce substrates for digital wide-format, screen, and commercial applications that require full-color quality with an environmental platform.

IP to consolidate units under xpedx brand in UT

Mar 30, 2011 12:00 AM,

International Paper will consolidate its xpedx, Western Paper Co. and Zellerbach operations in Salt Lake City, UT, under the xpedx brand effective April 4, 2011.

Sappi releases eQ Journal on sustainability

Mar 30, 2011 12:00 AM,

As part of Sappi Fine Paper North America’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, the company has launched its third-edition eQ Journal.

INX announces price increase

Mar 16, 2011 12:00 AM,

INX Intl. Ink Co. has announced a price increase effective April 1, 2011.

Sun Chem to raise sheetfed, energy curable ink prices

Mar 4, 2011 12:00 AM,

Sun Chemical will raise prices on April 1, 2011, in North America.

Digital enhancements

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

No matter how sophisticated your equipment, quality printing begins with the right paper.

Sun Chemical reports on 2010 sustainability efforts

Feb 24, 2011 12:00 AM,

Sun Chemical has released its 2010 sustainability report, providing performance measurement for seven key sustainability metrics.

Mohawk offers HP Indigo users chance to win a trip to Ireland

Feb 22, 2011 12:00 AM,

This August, Mohawk will fly four HP Indigo users to Ireland for a 4-day, 3-night golf trip.

UPM introduces digital paper website

Feb 17, 2011 12:00 AM,

UPM has launched a new website dedicated to providing up-to-date information on UPM DIGI papers: www.upmdigipaper.com.

UPM expands range of cutsize papers

Feb 3, 2011 12:00 AM,

UPM offers three new cutsize paper products.

Ink manufacturers’ association reports raw material shortages

Feb 3, 2011 12:00 AM,

To help printers and converters understand why ink prices are on the rise, the National Assn. of Printing Ink Manufacturers, Inc. (NAPIM) has issued a bulletin that provides insight into the current volatility facing the raw material printing ink market supply chain.

Fujifilm, Van Son launch Tech advantage program

Jan 25, 2011 12:00 AM,

Fujifilm North America Corp.’s Graphic Systems Division and Van Son Holland Ink Corp. of America announce a new program now available to Fujifilm customers who purchase Van Son inks for the first time.

Flint Group to raise ink, chemistry prices

Jan 18, 2011 12:00 AM,

Flint Group North America announces price increases on certain printing inks and pressroom chemistry sold in the United States and Canada. This is in addition to the news ink price increase implemented January 1st and previously announced increases for blankets and sleeves.

Transilwrap acquires Interfilm Holdings

Jan 18, 2011 12:00 AM,

Transilwrap, a manufacturer, coater, and precision converter of plastics in the lamination, print, packaging, and industrial markets, announces its acquisition of Interfilm Holdings, one of the largest and most diversified distributors and converters of flexible films in the United States.