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Remembering Al George, President, MM&T

Al George, one of the most-influential printing business leaders in Canada through the 1980s and 1990s, best known for his leadership of MM&T, passes away on May 9 at age 73. >> Read full article

Canadian Printing Awards 2016 Call for Entries

PrintAction launches its 11th annual awards program featuring 42 categories, including 14 new technology categories, to be celebrated on November 10 at the Palais Royale in Toronto. >> Read full article

CBN Designs and Prints 2015 Banknote of the Year

Reserve Bank of New Zealand wins IBNS’ 2015 Banknote of the Year Award based on the country’s recently introduced $5 polymer note designed and printed by Ottawa’s Canadian Bank Note. >> Read full article

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     Featured News 
    Holland & Crosby Showcases New Facility

    Holland & Crosby Showcases New Facility

    Scott Crosby personally led dozens of plant tours for two nights last week as clients and curious printing professionals came to see the new 71,000-square-foot location of one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of display graphics, Holland & Crosby Ltd. The company, which specializes in Point of Purchase retail-based signage programs (for some 80 years now), began to operate out of its new Mississauga plant in January 2016 with a printing platform driven by the all-new Onset X3, which runs at speeds of up to 9,688 square feet per hour (180 beds), and an Onset X1, along with two massive Kongsberg cutters and a unique plant workflow. >> Learn More…


    hubergroup Updates UV Offset Inks

    With the relocation of its UV ink production from Switzerland to its primary plant in Germany, hubergroup updates its products for UV offset production, including the promising LED segment. >> Read full article

    3M Acquires BC’s Knifeless Tech

    Knifeless Tech Systems Inc. of Vernon, British Columbia, based on its global patent portfolio for trimming stretchable films, is acquired by materials giant 3M to advance the production of vehicle graphics. >> Read full article

    BLUE Acquires Kodak Design2Launch

    Chicago-based BLUE Software, following its early-2016 purchase of Victoria’s Viki Solutions, has acquired Eastman Kodak’s Design2Launch software business focused on pharmaceutical packaging. >> Read full article

     From PrintAction May 2016 
    drupa Software in the Spotlight

    drupa Software in the Spotlight

    Zac Bolan travels to Bruges to preview some of the newest prepress software to be developed by companies with ties to Belgium, which remains as one of the industry’s most-significant application development centres. For a country only slightly larger than the Greater Toronto Area, Belgium punches well above its weight class when it comes to the graphic arts. Widely know for waffles, chocolate and strong beer, Belgium is also the breeding ground for significant imaging technologies that touch all corners of the printing industry. >> Read More

     Event Calendar 

    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

    Golf Tournament, Digital Imaging Association

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

    PrintForum, presented by PrintAction

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

    OPIA Toronto Golf Classic

    Location: Angus Glen, Markham, ON
    Date: August 11, 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