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CUPW Issues Strike Notice

Canadian Union of Postal Workers on Thursday, August 25, provided Canada Post with 72-hour strike notices, but a special mediator managed to extend discussions into Tuesday night. >> Read full article

JC Accuforms Adds imagePRESS C8000VP

Toronto operation with wide-format, toner and offset printing installs a new Canon imagePRESS C8000VP aimed at variable-data statements, advertising materials and corporate stationery. >> Read full article

Langley Releases 6-month Results

Manroland Sheetfed owner releases interim results for six months, which includes sales of €417.1 million for the entire group of companies and an increase in pre-tax profits to €48.9 million. >> Read full article

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KBR Graphics Expands Canadian Distribution

KBR Graphics Expands Canadian Distribution

Celebrating its 40th year in business in 2016, KBR Graphics is expanding its distribution of RYOBI MHI Graphic Technology sheetfed offset printing presses to include all of Canada. The company previously supported RMGT in Central and Eastern Canada since 2012. In mid-July 2016, KBR Graphics moved its head office to a new modern facility in Laval, Quebec, which is prepared to support future business through its larger sales, service and support teams. KBR’s expanded distribution agreement with RMGT also includes the press makers new digital printing systems introduced this past spring at drupa. >> Learn More…

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Agfa to Unveil New Anapurna LED

Agfa Graphics explains it is completing its family of hybrid Anapurna inkjet printers with the addition of the new 3.2-metre-wide Anapurna H3200i LED system, which has a built-in white ink function. >> Read full article

Mark Andy to Introduce Digital One

A new entry-level digital printing and converting label press, to be unveiled at Labelexpo Americas 2016, is designed to print short run prime labels with in-line converting at a low investment level. >> Read full article

Mohawk Changes Executive Structure

North America’s largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial printing, makes a range of organizational changes and promotions. >> Read full article

 From PrintAction August 2016 
Spotlight Q&A: Martin Bailey

Spotlight Q&A: Martin Bailey, CTO, Global Graphics

For three decades, Martin Bailey has developed unique expertise in building products for processing digital documents. He was a principle driver behind the JDF and JMF formats as CEO of CIP4 from its inception in 2000 until late 2006. He has lead a range of CGATS, ISO and PDF/X task forces as a global expert on industry standards and page-description languages. As CTO of Global Graphics for the past decade, his knowledge is infused into the ubiquitous Harlequin RIP. PrintAction spoke with Bailey about the company’s new Fundamentals program to help inkjet press manufacturers overcome technical hurdles. >> Read More

 Event Calendar 

Canadian Printing Awards Call for Entries

Location: Enter online (Gala, November 10, 2016, Palais Royale, Toronto)
Date: September 12, 2016 >> More Info

Golf Tournament, Toronto Craftsmen

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

Sign Expo Canada (formerly CONSAC)

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: September 23 – 24, 2016 >> More Info

2016 PAC Conference

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

ERP Vendor Congress

Location: Fourpoints by Sheraton Meadowvale, Mississauga, ON
Date: October 4 – 5, 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