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KBA Retrofits Metroland’s Web Presses

A month-long retrofit of two reelstands, as well as the motion control and drives in one of the four printing towers, at Toronto’s Metroland plant provides continual production of some 100 community newspapers. >> Read full article

Konica Relocating Canadian Headquarters

Konica Minolta Canada will relocate its headquarters to the Airport Corporate Centre of Mississauga, Ont., by the end of April 2016, with a range of environmentally progressive features. >> Read full article

Epson and Fastsigns Reach Printer Agreement

With more than 600 global franchises, Fastsigns entered a tech partnership to offer its locations the new Epson SureColor S60600 printer, currently installed at three shops with another 33 set to come on board. >> Read full article

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     Featured News 
    Remembering Lucien Rolland

    Remembering Lucien Rolland

    Lucien Rolland, who led Rolland Enterprises in St-Jérôme, Quebec, as President from 1952 to 1992, has passed away at age 99. He was the company’s last President to bear the Rolland family name. The origins of the Rolland family arriving in Canada trace back to the Conquest of 1760 when 17-year-old Sergeant Jean-Pierre Rolland shipped out with the Guienne Regiment to defend Canada. The family eventually founded Rolland Enterprises in 1882. In 1952, the fourth generation of the family, Lucien Rolland and its brother, Lantier, began to manage the company and oversee its modernization. >> Learn More…


    EFI Unveils Four Printers for Signage

    At the 2016 ISA Sign Expo, EFI made the North American debut of its VUTEk FabriVU aqueous-ink soft-signage printer series and new MIS software for the display graphics market. >> Read full article

    Vinson joins Komori America as VP

    Harry Vinson, following a long tenure with Cenveo, becomes Executive Vice President of Komori America with overall responsibilities for the company’s sales, marketing and service organizations. >> Read full article

    Agfa Introduces New Advantage CTP

    Targeting continuous plate production, the Advantage N-PL system has the ability to image up to 3,100 plates at a throughput speed of up to 400 plates per hour with an integrated pallet load module. >> Read full article

     PrintAction March 2016 
    Flexo Futures

    Flexo Futures

    Second-generation leader Patrick Kerrigan points Alpha Poly Packaging of Brampton, Ont., in a new direction with a range of people, press and lamination investments, as well as the recent purchase of Mikia Printing. Kerrigan took over leadership of the 50,000-square-foot operation in 2012, succeeding his father, Paul, who founded Alpha Poly in 1989. He began shifting Alpha Poly’s business approach with a lean-manufacturing audit in 2009, followed by a branding change, a new sales approach, and ultimately a multi-million-dollar capital equipment investment highlighted by a massive 8-colour MIRAFLEX AM press. >> Read More

     Event Calendar 

    PrintForum, presented by PrintAction

    Location: Mississauga Convention Centre
    Date: June 22, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm >> More Info

    Esko Road Show, Ryerson University

    Location: Ryerson University, GCM, Toronto
    Date: May 11, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:15 pm >> More Info

    Gutenberg Gala

    Location: Montreal Science Centre, QC
    Date: May 12, 2016 >> More Info

    DIA Seminar, Pre-drupa

    Date: May 18, 2016 >> More Info

    OPIA 2016 Awards Night

    Location: St. Georges Golf & Country Club
    Date: May 18, 2016 >> More Info

    OPIA SWOB Golf Tournament

    Location: Rockway Golf Club, Kitchener, ON
    Date: June 15, 2016 >> More Info

    Golf Tournament, Digital Imaging Association

    Location: St. Andrew's Valley Golf Club, Aurora, ON
    Date: June 16, 2016 >> More Info

    Golf Tournament, Toronto Craftsmen

    Location: Royal Woodbine Golf Club, Toronto, ON
    Date: September 14, 2016 >> More Info

    Graphics Canada

    Location: International Centre, Mississauga, ON
    Date: April 6 – 8, 2017 >> More Info