Spring Arrival in SoCal for New KBA Rapida 105 Eight-Color 41-inch Press at K-1 Packaging Group

Leading California packaging printer needs new press for added capacity KBA North America announces that K-1 Packaging Group, a designer and manufacturer of high-end, graphic packaging materials for retail items located in City of Industry, CA, is anticipating the arrival of its new Rapida 105 41-inch eight-color press with coater and UV capabilities this spring...

Branston Receives TAPPI Coating & Graphic Arts Division Technical Award

ATLANTA, Ga. – Randy Branston, Paper Coatings Technical Specialist Paper Coatings at BASF, will receive the 2014 TAPPI Coating and Graphic Arts Division Technical Award and the Charles W. Engelhard Prize. The award is in recognition of outstanding accomplishments or contributions which have advanced the industry's technology in the division's field of interest. Branston will...

FSEA Presents 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award to Industry Veteran Robert R. Waitts in Memoriam

Topeka, KS - The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) is pleased to present its 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in memoriam to Robert R. (Bobby) Waitts of Crown Roll Leaf, Inc. The award recognizes Waitts for his visionary leadership in the development and advancement of foil stamping technology and his commitment to pushing the envelope...

Back to Reality: A look at real, successful augmented reality applications

This blog has been adapted from an article by Steve Deitz, President/Creative Director, 900lbs of Creative, and keynote speaker at the 2014 Print Leadership Summit, June 2–3,Dallas, TX. Remember when companies first began talking about applying augmented reality to printed materials? What seemed like science fiction is becoming, well, reality, and providing some uniquely creative,...

EFI Broadens Its Packaging Technology Portfolio With Acquisition of Group Rhapso Printing and Packaging Software Solutions

FREMONT, Calif. - EFI™ today announced that it has acquired Group Rhapso S.A., a printing and packaging software solutions developer based in Les Ulis, France. While financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, it is not expected to be material to EFI's Q2 or full-year 2014 results. Rhapso's employees have joined EFI and will...

How To Find An Eco-Friendly Printer

Is your printing company eco-friendly? How do you know? Does it really matter? If you operate a business, no matter the size it’s a good idea to know whether you’re print marketing and other printed materials are eco-friendly; and if they’re not, you should consider switching to an eco-friendly printing process. The following details why...