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Expanding the Possibilities: Memjet Hires Eric Owen as General Manager, Commercial Print

Memjet has announced that Eric Owen will join the company as general manager in the commercial print business unit. In this role, Mr. Owen will oversee the sales, marketing, and distribution activities that will increase awareness and adoption of Memjet’s single-pass inkjet technology in high-volume commercial print and packaging markets.

Industrial Inkjet Opens US-Based Facility

Will serve American customers from Golden, Colorado.

Industrial Inkjet UK has announced the creation of a US-based subsidiary. Industrial Inkjet USA has opened an office in the Denver suburb of Golden, Colorado, and named Graham Vlcek president of the new operation. IIJ reports the driving force behind the move was to allow American customers to conduct business with a US-based company during normal work hours and in US dollars.


Nazdar Announces Advertising Specialty Initiative

Leading American ink manufacturer, Nazdar ( has launched an intensive focus on the growing advertising specialty market. The company manufactures ink for screen, digital and pad printing, three popular methods used to personalize and brand ad specialty items.

NPES Launches Rebrand Initiative to Reflect New Strategic Direction

NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies has launched a rebranding initiative for the organization designed to reflect the focus of its bold new 2017-2020 Strategic Business Plan to align and grow the global printing and imaging industry.

Ultraflex Welcomes New Midwest and Western Territory Sales Managers

Ultraflex Welcomes Diane Meyer Western Territory Sales Manager
Ultraflex Systems Inc., the international innovator and leader in PVC and specialty substrates, is proud to welcome Diane Meyer Western Territory Sales manager. Diane joins the Ultraflex sales team with years of experience in sales and service. Her diverse background with sales and service to the digital imaging market, will prove to promote Ultraflex’s partnerships with its customers.

InkSoft Adds Five to Success Squad

InkSoft has announced five new additions to its Success Squad team. Joining the company are Matthew Allen, Barbara Broadnax, Ashley Hendrickson, Jesika Masters and Sean McDaniel.
The Success Squad is the technical support team whose core mission is to ensure that customers get the most out of InkSoft. Tasks include the onboarding of new users, as well as providing marketing ideas, new ways to bring in revenue, and info on how to customize InkSoft to your needs.

Big Picture’s Women in Print Awards

Nominations accepted through August 7.

Big Picture magazine, a sister brand to Screen Printing serving the wide-format digital printing industry, is now accepting nominations for the second annual Women in Print Awards. Six innovative female leaders in the print industry will be honored at this year’s SGIA Expo and recognized in the magazine’s October issue.


Kernow Invests in European Expansion Programme

Kernow Coatings, to support its fast growing European business, has created a new operating company, Kernow Coatings Europe, located in a purpose-built new distribution centre in Gent, Belgium. Complete with a new dedicated sales office and customer service team, Kernow is now structured and ready to support further growth with the EC.

Shop Talk: Print that Does Stuff

Screen still reigns in the kingdom where print serves a specific function – if we can keep up.

With apologies to Bob and Doug McKenzie of SCTV’s “Great White North,” “today’s topic” is industrial printing. Sometimes called “functional printing,” it’s the latest, greatest buzzword in the print world, next to 3D. A lot of the traditional offset equipment manufacturers such as Heidelberg and many of the inkjet press makers are working to join the fray.


Transfer Express Offers Heat Printing Baseball League Designs and Sponsors Video

A new video from Transfer Express shows how easy it is to heat print team and league names and logos, numbers and sponsors on baseball uniforms using the Easy View® Online Designer.
You’ll get an overview of the simple steps for choosing layouts and color, sizing transfers, inputting sponsor names, selecting your numbers and getting an instant quote on your custom transfer. The video then takes you through placing and pressing the team and sponsor name and number on the garment.