TORONTO, Canada – February 18, 2019 – When Scodix first started delivering digital enhancement systems, many users were the first in their geographic region to own such an advantage. But some 10 years later, in many areas, Scodix is the must-have system in a very competitive environment. One such printing market is Toronto, where industry leaders such as PBI – Printing By Innovation is based. PBI is a 15-year old printing service provider that has already made a prominent name for themselves in the North American direct mail and packaging markets. So much so that now they’re beginning to make significant in-roads into European markets as well.
The industry is taking notice. In early November, Toronto hosted the 14th annual Canadian Printing Awards (CPAs) at the Palais Royal to a sold out crowd of 250+ attendees. Awards were chosen from a record 319 submissions in the Print Design and Printing categories (an increase of nearly 100 from last year, many of which came from first-time entrants). One of those first time entrants was PBI. Barely six months after installing their Scodix Ultra 101 press in May, the company was rewarded three times — a Gold in the Marketing Collateral category and then two Silvers, in the Self Promotion, Printing Company category, and then again in the Specialty Effects category.
“At PBI, as our motto emphasizes, ‘We are committed to going the extra mile, continuously delivering above and beyond expectations… always!’ And to meet these high standards, we have fused the best people with the most sophisticated and productive tools,” notes PBI President and CEO Len Larose. “When we first saw the Scodix systems in action last spring at DSCOOP, it became apparent their quality, reliability and capabilities were in-line with our production requirements.
“Since May, we’ve not only developed award-winning projects (including our own marketing materials to promote our new-found abilities), we’ve converted jobs that were traditionally outsourced into internal profit generators, and again as advertised, we’re exceeding expectations. Our clients are very excited about Scodix digital enhancements, especially the foiling and raised embossed print, and it’s constantly attracting new business. I also credit our staff who have injected unparalleled creativity into each project. And, as for quality, we’ve yet to have to offer even one reprint since we added Scodix.”
The Scodix Ultra 101 is an affordable digital enhancement press designed for commercial offset and HP Indigo presses. This dynamic press produces unmatched quality – on time and on budget.The Scodix Ultra 101 press also supports up to six different Scodix applications including variable data, foiling, Scodix Metallic™, Scodix Cast&Cure™, Scodix Glitter™ and Scodix Sense™ raised printing enhancements, adding exponential digital value to standard 2-D prints.
Image Caption #1: “Equipped with their Scodix Ultra 101 digital enhancement press, Printing By Innovation (PBI) won Gold at the Canadian Printing Awards with their ‘Print Against the Grain’ entry in the Marketing Collateral category.”
About Printing By Innovation
Printing By Innovation (PBI), with locations in Beamsville, Ontario and Surrey, BC, is a full-service printing company supporting clients globally. Their renovated 40,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Ontario hosts dedicated staff, production equipment, and fulfillment services. Accordingly, PBI is equipped to handle all of a client’s design, printing, mailing, and marketing needs. And, committed to “Going the Extra Mile”, PBI prides themselves on continuously delivering above and beyond expectations… always.
Scodix Ltd. is a leading provider of digital print enhancement presses for the graphic arts industry, giving print service providers and converters real, measurable added value to the products they deliver to their customers. Scodix gives clients the tools they need to expand their product portfolio and stay one step ahead of the competition. Through its Scodix S Series, Scodix Ultra series and Scodix E106™ press, the company offers a range of applications including: Scodix Sense™ with exceptional tactile results for embossed effects; Scodix Foil™ utilizing all types of foil to deliver unmatched foil enhancement capabilities; Scodix Spot™ for silkscreen effects; Scodix VDP/VDE™ (with barcode) for personalization including variable foil; Scodix Metallic™ enhance print with metallic colouring; Scodix Glitter™ for a digital-glittering experience; Scodix Braille™ for short-run production; Scodix Crystals ™ replacing the manual placement of chatons; and Scodix Cast&Cure™ for 3D holographic effects. What’s more, all Scodix applications are manufactured on a single Scodix digital enhancement press.
The company’s aim is to lead print enhancement into the digital age and to be known for its passion and commitment to providing what customers need the most – true brand differentiation for today’s highly competitive printing environment.
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