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J.S. McCarthy Printers Announces New President

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Jonathon Tardiff appointed in August.

J.S. McCarthy Printers, a family-owned print provider based in Augusta, Maine, has announced the appointment of Jonathon Tardiff as company president. Tardiff brings 25 years of experience in various positions within the company, which also holds offices in Portland, Maine; Canton, Massachusetts; Newington, Connecticut; and Stamford, Connecticut. Tardiff holds a degree in business administration from Babson College.

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DuraLink Printhead Platform from Memjet

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Featuring five nozzles per pixel column.

Memjet has launched the new DuraLink inkjet technology platform. The printhead offers nozzle-level redundancy, with five nozzles printing each pixel column across a total of 70,400 nozzles. The modular platform spans a max. width of 100 in. and is designed for reduced maintenance and longer print runs. Speeds can reach up to 668 linear ft/min while max. resolution is reported at 1600 x 1585 dpi. One to eight ink colors offered.

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DaVinci to Distribute HP Printer/Cutter

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Available in 54- or 64-inch models.

DaVinci Technologies, a distributor and manufacturer of wide-format media and equipment, now distributes the HP Latex 300 Print and Cut Series. DaVinci offers 54- and 64-inch options of the dual-device platform.

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Sweetening the Tea: 21 Table Wraps

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Over 215 square feet of vinyl honors Archibald Prize artwork.

The Sofitel Sydney Wentworth hotel offered an art-inspired high tea this summer as part of a celebration of the Archibald Prize, an annual award that recognizes Australian portraiture art. The Sofitel manager had worked with Signarama Sydney CBD City North in the past; she called on the shop’s services to wrap 21 tea tables with artwork from 2016 Archibald Prize winner Melissa Ritchie.

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Visit Color-Logic at Print 17

Color-Logic Receives PRINT 2017 MUST SEE ‘EMS Award for Security-FX with Digital Presses

Color-Logic’s Process Metallic Color System has received the coveted MUST SEE ‘EMS award, in connection with PRINT 17, the international graphic arts exposition to be held in Chicago, this September.

Book an appointment with us at Print 17 – Booth No. 4813

Viscom Paris Event Canceled

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Digital signage, OOH area added to C!Print as an alternative opportunity.

Reed Exhibition France has announced the cancellation of its Viscom Paris tradeshow, originally scheduled for September 26-28. The organizer cites “an insufficient number of exhibitors to allow the production of a quality tradeshow” as the deciding factor, in a release. Would-be attendees are invited to visit C!Print (February 6-8, 2018) in Lyon, France, to explore the new “Digital Signage & OOH by Viscom” area dedicated to the sign, digital media, and display sectors.

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Custom Color Organizes Hurricane Relief Fund

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Raises support for natural disaster victims.

Custom Color, a Lenexa, Kansas-based large-format PSP, is currently collecting donations on behalf of the American Red Cross for Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey. Those interested in contributing can do so through the Custom Color Corp Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund website.

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Colter & Peterson to Perform Double Duty at Print 17

The Colter & Peterson team expects to get a five-day workout manning two booths at PRINT 17, being held September 10-14 at McCormick Place in Chicago. C&P will exhibit three new paper cutters in booth 4013. A few rows over, a new CHM 1700 precision sheeter will be demonstrated in Shanghai Eureka Machinery’s booth 4413.

Prism Inks Acquires Graphics One

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Establishes global distribution partnership.

Prism Inks (Sunnyvale, California) has acquired its longtime distributor Graphics One (Sun Valley, California). Graphics One will become the “global distribution arm” for digital inks produced across Prism Inks’ manufacturing divisions. Both companies will maintain their current facilities.

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Sustainability: The Ultimate ROI?

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How renewable business practices can make your shop more profitable.

Sustainability. In 2017, that term most likely elicits one of several responses. Perhaps it’s a sense of pride as it relates to your business, processes, and employees. Or, maybe it’s apprehension at the perceived associated costs of “going green,” not to mention time and energy spent converting your facility and systems. It may even be outright confusion, because these days, how does one even know what sustainability entails?

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