March 30, 2023

Editor's Picks


The Next Evolution of the Canon Colorado

by Denise M. Gustavson

The Canon Colorado M-Series printers are the “next generational step in the Colorado series” and feature two speed configurations and optional UVgel white ink capabilities.


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2023 Wide-Format State of the Industry Report

Print shop owners are preparing for what could be a rocky 2023. After nearly three years of dealing with pandemic-induced pressures, business owners are bracing for more tough times to come with economic instability and labor-related concerns among the top of their list of threatening issues. We’ll provide an overview of current and expected business conditions in the wide-format market.


Top News


Lindenmeyr Munroe Hosts Second Annual Wide-format Expo

by Gabby Houck

Over the course of two days (March 23-24), Lindenmeyr Munroe hosted its second annual wide-format expo with more than 30 exhibitors and 500+ attendees in its wide-format experience center in Trenton, New Jersey.


Phase 3 Acquires Dallas-Based Technology Media Group, Inc.

Phase 3 Marketing and Communications, headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Dallas, New York City Metropolitan Area, Nashville and Charlotte, announced the acquisition of Technology Media Group, Inc. (TMG), an established Dallas-based digital printing company.


Are You Saying ‘No' Enough?

by Toni McQuilken

Famed business magnate Warren Buffet attributes his success to saying “no to almost everything.” And that got me thinking — how often in the print industry do we say no?


Lamcom Technologies Installs First HP Latex 2700W in Canada

Lamcom Technologies Inc. recently installed the first HP Latex 2700W in Canada. This new acquisition is set to help the business expand its white ink, banner, and soft signage textile capabilities.


PRINTING United Alliance Announces 2024 Leadership Summit

PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the U.S., announced the launch of an executive-focused event, the PRINTING United Leadership Summit, which will take place at the PGA National Resort in West Palm Beach, Florida on February 12-14, 2024.


Vanguard Announces Star-Studded Lineup for ISA Expo 2023

Vanguard Digital Printing Systems cultivated a full solutions lineup for ISA Expo 2023 showgoers. The lineup includes four Vanguard printers, demonstrating their strength in flatbed, roll-to-roll, and hybrid printers, as well as partnering technology: a Colex Sharpcut and Durst Software Solutions.  


Drytac Announces Global Availability of Improved ViziPrint Impress White

Drytac announced the global availability of its enhanced ViziPrint Impress White PET film, a versatile solution for self-adhesive applications on glass and other smooth, flat surfaces.


Avery Dennison Expands of its Digital Overlaminate Product Line

Avery Dennison announced the expansion of its digital overlaminate (DOL) product line with the launch of the advanced DOL Max Series—DOL 1060 Max and DOL 1360 Max—along with DOL 6470, a new PVC free luster finish overlaminate.


In Case You Missed It


Where Digital Printing and Fashion Meet

by Allee Bruce

As the fashion industry constantly innovates, designers welcome digital printing as a way to produce unique pieces. In recent years, the relationship between fashion and digital printing has blossomed.