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Further Expansion for the Tharstern USA Team

Tharstern USA, the specialist in management information systems for print, packaging and labelling industries, has appointed industry expert Matt Miloszewski as Business Development Manager as part of a new raft of expansion into the North American market.
A specialist in MIS solutions, Matt joins Tharstern USA after nine years with CRC Information Systems. There he held the title of Account Manager in the Northeast US with a focus on business development. Prior to CRC, Matt held various positions in technical sales roles.

Speaker Abstract Submissions for IDTechEx Show Due Friday, July 21, 2017

IDTechEx Show! USA 2017 | Santa Clara Convention Center | November 15 & 16 |
3D Printing USA | Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing | Energy Harvesting USA | Energy Storage Innovations
Graphene & 2D Materials | Internet of Things Applications | Printed Electronics USA | Sensors USA | Wearable USA

Two New Printer Models from SwissQprint

Impala and Nyala models with LED technology.

SwissQprint has released two new large-format flatbed printers: the Impala LED and Nyala LED. The machines’ LED curing capability reduces energy consumption and is said to expand the range of printable substrates. The machines feature reengineered beam architecture for improved stability, enhanced bed flatness, and the ability to cure the company’s standard UV inks; special inks are not required. Software automatically adjusts UV output power when using LED inks.


Futurecar Workshop Showcases Industrial Print Tech

Bringing together packaging, component manufacturing, and more.

Georgia Institute of Technology will host the Futurecar: New Era of Automotive Electronics Workshop in Atlanta on November 8-10. Registration is now open for the event aimed at leaders across the automotive supply chain, including the package and component sectors.


PIA Supports National Competition for Graphic Communications

Printing Industries of America contributed to a successful national graphic communications contest at the SkillsUSA Championships held June 20–23 in Louisville, Kentucky. In addition to helping conduct the national competition, Printing Industries of America sponsored a breakfast for competitors and took them on a tour of a local print facility.

Date Change to September 29-30, 2017, for the Basic Screen Printing Course Offered by M&R's Miami Branch

Dates for the two-day course in basic screen printing at M&R’s Miami branch have been changed to September 29-30, 2017.
“When we debuted the course in April, the response was overwhelming, and the course quickly sold out,” said Andrea Bardenheuer, M&R’s director of Latin America Sales. “And the course itself garnered rave reviews, so we began to make plans for another class.”

Mitsubishi Imaging Announces Senior Management Appointments and Two New Divisions

Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM), Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Paper Mills, announces the appointment of Hide Tsukada to the position of President and CEO. Prior to his role as Executive Vice President of Mitsubishi Imaging, Inc. he served as Group Leader, Mitsubishi Paper Mills Digital Imaging Sales. Mr. Tsukada has been very involved in Mitsubishi’s shift into Digital Imaging and has been integral in driving the success of our world-class portfolio.

PIA Releases Print Industry Special Report

Addresses changing industry structure.

Printing Industries of America’s Center for Print Economics and Management has released the “Special Report on the Changing Structure of the Printing Industry.” The report examines changes in technologies, products and services, and the economic and competitive structure of the print industry.


NPES and VDMA Sign Joint Agreement to Collaborate

NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies and the Printing and Paper Technology Association within VDMA/PrintPromotion Gmbh (PP), signed a joint agreement outlining a 2017-2018 framework for cooperation between the organizations in the areas of industry market data and international conferences.
The collaborative efforts between the two organizations will produce a variety of new initiatives and events that will include:

Printavo Launches iPhone App with Powerful Features

Printavo, simple shop management shop, announced today the launch of their first mobile app, available for iOS. After helping shops all over the world stay organized and streamlined, this all-mobile experience enables each team member in a print shop to perform their job quickly and on the move. Shop employees aren’t always at their desk and Printavo’s new iOS app enables quick access to their orders, scheduling, approvals and more.