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  • Connecting for Results adds four industry veterans to its team 2020-09-30
    To meet demand from its growing customer base, Connecting for Results (CFR, Toronto), a consulting firm that focuses on mergers and acquisitions, management strategies and executive recruiting, has engaged the expertise and experience of four industry veterans – Andrew Gage, Amin Mourad, Frank Kerr and Serge Trajkovich. “Industry followers who have witnessed the dramatic changes […]
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  • Durst announces 100th Tau RSC Press installation 2020-09-30
    OEM Durst (Brixen, Italy) will be celebrating a 100th installation milestone at a customer site for its highly successful Tau RSC technology platform – only two years after a successful market launch. In the coming weeks, a major label converter in Europe will become the 100th customer of a Durst Tau 330 RSC UV inkjet […]
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  • GAM columnist to explore customer engagement, experience and communications at Xplor20 Conference 2020-09-29
    Joanne Gore Communications (JGC), a leading B2B marketing agency that helps companies stretch their marketing dollars and engage new print buyers and business buyers, has announced that its President, Joanne Gore, Xplor International Association Board of Directors Vice Chair and regular contributor to Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM), will present a variety of key topics affecting […]
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  • Intergraphics Decal becomes first in Canada to acquire an EFI Pro 32r Plus 2020-09-29
    Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) has announced the first Canadian acquisition of an EFI Pro 32r Plus Wide-Format printer by Intergraphics Decal Limited of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Konica Minolta recently signed a national distribution agreement with EFI (Electronics For Imaging) to market, service and support the entire EFI line of wide-format and VUTEk print solutions in […]
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  • Canon unveils VIEW interactive inkjet estimation tool 2020-09-29
    Canon Solutions America (Melville, New York) has announced the launch of VIEW, an intuitive inkjet estimation solution that operates as a hybrid application with both cloud-based and local components. The proactive tool, designed for both sales teams and customers, provides productive ink usage estimates for any PDF application. VIEW delivers quick calculations by utilizing “one […]
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  • FPA 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards calls for entries 2020-09-28
    The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA – Annapolis, Maryland) has called for submissions for its 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The deadline for entries is Friday, November 6, 2020. Awards will be given in the following categories; expanding the use of flexible packaging, technical innovation, sustainability, printing, shelf impact, and packaging excellence. All entries will […]
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  • Seventy-six scholarships to be awarded to deserving students by Canadian Print Scholarships 2020-09-28
    Canadian Print Scholarships has announced that 76 scholarships will be awarded to students in five graphic communications programs across Canada for the 2020/2021 academic year. “With support from industry, Canadian Print Scholarships has provided scholarships to hundreds of graphic communications students,” said Jeff Ekstein, Chair of Canadian Print Scholarships. “The financial support helps cover the […]
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  • FPA 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards calls for entries 2020-09-28
    The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA – Annapolis, Maryland) has called for submissions for its 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The deadline for entries is Friday, November 6, 2020. Awards will be given in the following categories; expanding the use of flexible packaging, technical innovation, sustainability, printing, shelf impact, and packaging excellence. All entries will […]
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  • Agfa to host Studio 5D10 3-part series of online broadcasts reflecting its participation at cancelled live tradeshows 2020-09-25
    Reflecting what would have been its participation as an exhibitor at the live Printing United and FESPA tradeshows, Agfa, who would have been at booth 5D10 at FESPA, is holding a special online event October 6-8 instead, called Studio 5D10. “All trade events may have been postponed, but our commitment to the printing industry stands […]
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  • FTA announces its Virtual Fall Conference 2020 session details 2020-09-25
    The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA – Bohemia, New York) has announced the session details for its Virtual Fall Conference taking place Monday, October 5 to Wednesday, October 7, 2020. The online-only, three-day technical conference theme will be Collaboration Achieves Perfect Vision. Through six sessions and more than 20 technical presentations, expert speakers will explore how […]
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  • KBR Auction on September 30th 2020-09-24
    One of Canada's oldest independent equipment dealers KBR Graphics auction on September 30th. The assets of KBR one of Canada's oldest few remaining  independent equipment dealers will be held at their old head office in Laval Quebec . The company closed on March of this year. Started in 1976 KBR has  represented such manufactures as […]
  • Cochrane Returns to Data and Lund Buys Up 10% of Company 2020-09-24
    Gregory Cochrane CEO of DMC Data Communication Management (DMC) has said that  Gregory Cochrane, DCM’s Chief Executive Officer, is expected to resume his full-time responsibilities effective September 30, 2020, following a temporary medical leave of absence. It was announced by J.R. Kingsley Ward, Chairman of DCM’s board of directors. Also it was announces Chris Lund, […]
  • Landa Digital Has World Press Conference 2020-09-23
    From Landa Digital, from left, Nick Clements, business planner, Arik Gordon, CEO, and Benny Landa, founder, during a virtual Q & A  Landa Digital Printing founder Benny Landa confirmed the company’s participation in Drupa 2021 while providing an update on its current business and future plans during a virtual Q & A session in mid-September. […]
  • Karl Belafi Joins Standard Finishing 2020-09-23
    Karl Belafi Eastern Sales Manager Standard Finishing Systems, a leading supplier of post-press and paper handling solutions, recently announced that Karl Belafi has joined the firm as the Territory Sales Manager for Eastern Canada. Belafi began his professional career 27 years ago at KBR Graphics, his family’s business, which was the oldest independent printing equipment […]
  • Fujifilm and Kodak Pull Out of Drupa 2020-09-23
       Fujifilm has cancelled plans to exhibit at next year’s  Drupa  and Interpack trade shows because of the Covid-19. Both trade shows  are held at Messe Düsseldorf, with Drupa from 20-28 April and Interpack running from 25 February to 3 March. For Drupa, Fujifilm had been due to exhibit in Hall 8b, one of two […]
  • Transcontinental -Fined for Pressman's Injuries 2020-09-23
    Brampton plant  Transcontinental  has fined $60,000 for an injury sustained by a second pressman at the old web flyer plant in Brampton. The pressman lost two fingers while trying to repair the cain on the press. Transcontinental pleaded guilty  to breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act in connection with the August 2018
  • LSC Communications Bought By Private Equity Atlas Holdings 2020-09-16
      North Americas 4th largest printer and largest book printer. LSC entered into a  agreement with private equity firm Atlas Holdings, with the support of certain of LSC’s secured creditors . LSC is North Americas largest book printer and also is a large magazine and catalogue printer. Atlas Holdings will acquire most of LSC's assets, […]
  • Online Shoppers Still Prefer Paper 2020-09-15
    Consumers still want paper over plastic With ecommerce expected to reach 14.5% of total retail sales this year – both an all-time high and the biggest ever share increase in a single year* – the findings of a recent  Packaging Preferences Survey on online shopping and related behavior. More than half of consumers (57%) prefer […]
  • Transcontinental -Packaging Up, Printing Down 2020-09-15
    Still Canada's largest printer by over a billion dollars Transcontinental revenues decreased by $141.5 million, or 19.4%, from $728.9 million in the third quarter of 2019 to $587.4 million in the corresponding period of 2020.  The Packaging Sector, benefiting from a significant increase in volume in several segments supporting the retail supply chain for food […]
  • Stamps Printed With Sir Johns Head Off 2020-09-15
    Stamps with Macdonald's head off  Canada Post printed  a sheet of stamps  showing the severed head of a John A. Macdonald statue that was recently toppled in Montreal. The sheet of stamps was printed through the postal service’s Picture Postage program, which allows people to order stamps with personalized photos for a fee.  The personalized stamp […]

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  • Sign Media Canada’s 2020 Salary Survey deadline extended. Enter now! 2020-09-24
    Sign Media Canada is now conducting its 14th annual survey of the signmaking industry across Canada, and we would like your input. The post Sign Media Canada’s 2020 Salary Survey deadline extended. Enter now! appeared first on Sign Media.
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  • DSE 2020 cancelled, parent company files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy 2020-09-23
    Exponation LLC, the live event company that produced Digital Signage Expo (DSE), has fallen victim to the impact of COVID-19 and has entered bankruptcy proceedings. The post DSE 2020 cancelled, parent company files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy appeared first on Sign Media.
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  • Verizon Media teams with Broadsign to extend programmatic omnichannel offering 2020-09-21
    Verizon Media and Broadsign have partnered to directly integrate the former’s programmatic demand-side-platform (DSP) with the Broadsign Reach programmatic digital out-of-home (DOOH) supply-side-platform (SSP). The post Verizon Media teams with Broadsign to extend programmatic omnichannel offering appeared first on Sign Media.
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  • Roland’s Demo Days Roadshow truck makes first stop 2020-09-21
    Roland DGA’s Demo Days Roadshow truck made the first stop on its nationwide tour at Pacific Coast Sign Supply in Damascus, Ore., enabling area print professionals to meet exclusively with product experts and see Roland’s latest digital imaging devices in action. The post Roland’s Demo Days Roadshow truck makes first stop appeared first on Sign […]
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  • PNH’s reusable face masks meet Level 3 medical-grade requirements 2020-09-21
    PNH Solutions has announced its reusable fabric face masks meet Level 3 medical-grade requirements under American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) F2100-19. The post PNH’s reusable face masks meet Level 3 medical-grade requirements appeared first on Sign Media.
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