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GotPhoto announces two U.S. executives News People on the Move 

GotPhoto announces two U.S. executives

GotPhoto Inc., the leader in workflow platforms for volume school photographers, announced the hiring of two executives – Karen D. Sweet and Christoph Ebhart – to lead efforts to expand its growing North American presence. “GotPhoto experienced huge growth in the last year,” says Benedikt Greifenhofer, CEO, GotPhoto. “We are investing in our team to sustain and to increase this... Read More
Jostens introduces free “Virtual Commencement” programs Marketing News 

Jostens introduces free “Virtual Commencement” programs

Jostens has introduced free online “Virtual Commencement Centers” to help all high schools and colleges celebrate Class of 2020 graduates and preserve their schools’ graduation traditions despite the COVID-19 crisis. Jostens Virtual Commencement Centers have been designed for the high school and college markets, and deliver exclusive digital tools to help school leaders plan and execute a graduation ceremony on-line,... Read More
APTech releases online disaster recovery toolkit  News 

APTech releases online disaster recovery toolkit 

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) released its free online Disaster Recovery Toolkit to help businesses manage the COVID-19 disruption. The toolkit provides tips and best practices along with a downloadable disaster recovery plan that can be adapted for businesses that want to develop a plan for future-forward planning. The four-part series is designed to assist businesses impacted directly and... Read More
Sony establishes $100 million COVID-19 Global Relief Fund News 

Sony establishes $100 million COVID-19 Global Relief Fund

Sony Corp. announced the establishment of the “Sony Global Relief Fund for COVID-19,” a $100 million fund to support those around the world affected by the COVID-19 virus. Sony will provide support in three areas: assistance for those individuals engaged in frontline medical and first responder efforts to fight the virus, support for children and educators who must now work... Read More
Tamron USA preparing educational, inspirational content  for stay-at-home photographer Events News Promotions 

Tamron USA preparing educational, inspirational content for stay-at-home photographer

Tamron USA will launch a wealth of video content over the next four weeks to help photo enthusiasts continue to hone their craft even while staying at home during the Coronavirus pandemic. Tamron is working with local retailers to present online seminars as well as a slew of new educational and inspirational content from the at-home studios of the Tamron... Read More
Kazuto Ogawa is new president and CEO of Canon USA News People on the Move 

Kazuto Ogawa is new president and CEO of Canon USA

Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced the appointment of Kazuto Ogawa as President and CEO of Canon U.S.A. Inc., effective April 1, 2020, along with other senior executive promotions. He succeeds the retiring Yoruku “Joe” Adachi. Ogawa has almost 40 years of experience with Canon since beginning his career with Canon Inc. in 1981. From 1995-2005, he held positions with Canon Singapore, Canon Hong Kong, and... Read More
Xerox abandons tender off for HP, due to COVID-19 pandemic Acquisitions News 

Xerox abandons tender off for HP, due to COVID-19 pandemic

Xerox Holdings Corp. is abandoning its effort to acquire much-larger rival HP Inc., citing the “macroeconomic and market turmoil” caused the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said it is withdrawing its $24-per-share tender offer to acquire HP and will also no longer seek to nominate  a slate of candidates to HP’s Board of Directors. The company’s statement continued: While it is... Read More
APTech’s LeadingPRINT Summit to go virtual April 28 News 

APTech’s LeadingPRINT Summit to go virtual April 28

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) is relaunching the LeadingPRINT Summit as a full-scale digital event enabling both association members and non-members to access the event for free. The summit will deliver the same content and leading speakers as on the original agenda. The live event will take place April 28, 2020. The Summit is an intensive program developed exclusively... Read More
CEWE takes steps to mitigate COVID-19 fallout Earnings reports News 

CEWE takes steps to mitigate COVID-19 fallout

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Europe’s leading photo printer CEWE-Stiftung & Co. KGaA announced cost-reduction measures, submit a notification of short-time work (staff pay reductions) as of April 1, 2020, applying to all three business segments: Retail, Photofinishing, and Commercial Online-Print. The proportion of short-time work may vary quite distinctly in the different corporate and operative divisions, the company said.... Read More
SGIA, NAPCO Media, PIA come together for COVID-19 Resource Channel News 

SGIA, NAPCO Media, PIA come together for COVID-19 Resource Channel

SGIA, NAPCO Media and Printing Industries of America (PIA) and its affiliates have joined forces to launch a powerful resource channel dedicated to providing the printing and graphic communications industry with up-to-the-minute news and resources on COVID-19 and how to navigate the latest information about the pandemic. The COVID-19 Resource Channel is now live. With content being updated daily, the... Read More
Nikon announces retirement of David Lee after 41 years News People on the Move 

Nikon announces retirement of David Lee after 41 years

Nikon Inc. announced the retirement of David Lee, senior vice president, who over the past 41 years has dedicated himself to helping Nikon Inc. navigate the ever-changing landscape of the imaging and recreation optics industries. In his career with Nikon Inc., Lee helped fuel the success of many of the imaging company’s divisions, most recently as the Senior Vice President... Read More
Pixelmator Team releases Pixelmator Pro 1.6 Magenta update News Updates 

Pixelmator Team releases Pixelmator Pro 1.6 Magenta update

The Pixelmator Team released Pixelmator Pro 1.6, codenamed Magenta, a major update adding an all-new color picker, including the ability to quickly choose colors using hex color codes, and other performance improvements. The update also adds a number of new features: It is now possible to quickly select multiple objects by dragging over them on the canvas, making it much... Read More
PhotoLynx, ImageQuix announce 2020 MVP – Mastering Volume Photography conference Events News 

PhotoLynx, ImageQuix announce 2020 MVP – Mastering Volume Photography conference

PhotoLynx and ImageQuix has announced MVP: Mastering Volume Photography, one of the volume photography industry’s largest annual trade gatherings, will be June 23-25, at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. MVP will be carrying on its 10th-year tradition of providing relevant information on the volume photography market as well as the best business practices and ideas that will grow... Read More
Jostens extends access to yearbook programs during COVID-19 crisis News 

Jostens extends access to yearbook programs during COVID-19 crisis

In a follow up to the last week’s release of distance learning activities for public use, Jostens is further extending access and launching a “Virtual Culture and Climate Series designed to keep school leaders and educators connected through solution-based dialogue focused on COVID19 impacts to schools and communities,” the company said. Jostens’ prior release of its entire library of The Harbor,... Read More
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