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Xerox BPO to be Called Conduent

When it splits in two later this year, Xerox is naming its new Business Process Outsourcing company Conduent Inc., to be lead by Ashok Vemuri, as the Document Technology company retains historic branding. >> Read full article

EFI Buys Textile Player Optitex

California giant expands its reach into textiles with purchase of privately-held Optitex Ltd., a developer of integrated 3D design software, for a maximum price of around US$53 million, including $20 million in cash upfront. >> Read full article

Parker Pad Celebrates 70 Years

Markham commercial printer, which is now a third-generation, family-owned and operated business, running a range of litho and toner presses, is set to celebrate its 70th anniversary on June 29. >> Read full article

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     Featured News 
    New Draft Bill Ready to Move USPS Forward

    New Draft Bill Ready to Move USPS Forward

    A postal reform discussion draft has been crafted by the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee, which is described as bipartisan and holding the potential to move the United States Postal Service into the future after years of financial turmoil, as mail volume has declined by roughly 27 percent between fiscal 2007 and 2015. The USPS has accumulated US$125 billion in unfunded future payment obligations, exhausted its borrowing capacity, and defaulted on five payments to the U.S. Treasury. The primary highlight in the new draft is a proposed integration of postal retiree healthcare with Medicare. >> Learn More…

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    CPA - Call for entries

    2016 Canadian Printing Awards Call For Entries

    PrintAction’s 11th annual Canadian Printing Awards features 42 categories to celebrate some of the world’s best printing and use of technologies at the program's annual gala on November 10, 2016, at the Palais Royale in Toronto. The 2016 awards program includes 14 new technology categories, 24 printing project categories, and four environmental printing categories. The new technology categories – for both printing companies and suppliers – are the result of feedback from industry members who asked for the Canadian Printing Awards program to recognize process innovation. The printing project categories continue to be the heart of the Canadian Printing Awards program to highlight outstanding work, including categories for offset, web offset, toner and inkjet printing. >> Enter now


    Adobe Launches APPE 4

    Ten years after first launching PDF Print Engine, to move beyond Postscript and better handle new design effects in print output, such as transparency, Adobe unveils new rendering power. >> Read full article

    Huge Paper Releases Magnetic Swatch Book

    A first-of-its-kind magnetic substrates swatch book features the product lines of Magnum Magnetics, including pre-magnetized DigiMag, RubberSteel regular black and write-on white, and MessageMag adhesive. >> Read full article

     From PrintAction June 2016 
    The Terror of Zumanjaro

    The Terror of Zumanjaro

    Columnist Nick Howard calls on decades of assessment experience to provide practical tips on how to best prepare your business for loss, especially when you need to turn to an insurance claim for a damaged capital investment. Howard explains there are so many angles to an insurance claim that it is virtually impossible to write a guidance manual on what to do or – even more importantly – how to avoid the possibility of seeing your hard-earned work collapse in rubble. But there are ways and means to help prevent insurance catastrophes. >> Read More

     Event Calendar 

    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

    Canadian Printing Awards Call for Entries

    Location: Enter online (Gala, November 10, 2016, Palais Royale, Toronto)
    Date: August 31, 2016 (Early Bird, July 31, 2016) >> More Info

    Golf Tournament, Toronto Craftsmen

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

    OPIA London Golf Classic

    Location: Pine Knot Golf and Country Club
    Date: September 21, 2016 >> More Info

    2016 PAC Conference

    Location: Niagara Falls, ON
    Date: September 28 – 29, 2016 >> More Info

    OPIA Captain of Industry Dinner, Phillip Crawley, The Globe and Mail

    Location: St. Georges Golf and Country Club, Etobicoke, ON
    Date: October 19, 2016 >> More Info

    2016 Canadian Printing Awards Gala

    Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, ON
    Date: November 10, 2016 >> More Info

    Graphics Canada

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