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Transcontinental Sells Four Printing Plants and 27 Newspapers in Atlantic Canada

Approximately 650 Transcontinental employees are part of a sale to SaltWire Network, a newly created media group that previously owned The Chronicle Herald’s seven publications in Nova Scotia.

Mapping Orange, Green and violet

Expanded gamut printing continues to grow in popularity, but does this process to exclude spot colours have long-term staying power for commercial printers to invest?

Informco Receives Green Leaf in Rochester

Informco’s Sandy Stephens receives the 2016 Sonora Plate Green Leaf Award, which was previously announced in early 2017. Informco was one of eight printers from around the globe to win the award.

Agfa Graphics Releases StoreFront 4.0

The next generation of Agfa’s cloud-based Web-to-print software for print buyers features a responsive design for small and large screens, save for quote functionality, and new packaging algorithms.
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CPA 2017

Call for Entries 2017 Canadian Printing Awards

PrintAction magazine opens up the Call For Entries into the 2017 Canadian Printing Awards. Now in its 12th year, the Canadian Printing Awards are a celebration of excellence and innovation in Canadian printing. The program features more than 25 categories under three themes – printing, technological and environmental – and provides opportunities for printers and technology suppliers (domestic and international) to highlight their world-class innovation. » View 2017 Categories
DATA Drivers

DATA Drivers

Michael Sifton and Greg Cochrane are reshaping a legacy company to become one of Canada’s most-formidable managed communications providers by leveraging print and strategic acquisitions. For the past two years, DATA Communications Management has been entrenched in transformation, perhaps best signified by this new name for the 58-year-old company that is historically associated with printing business forms. » Learn more

Scenes From Graphics Canada

A photo gallery of some of the printers and suppliers who attended the country’s largest printing exhibition Graphics Canada from April 6 to 8 at the Toronto International Centre. » Read full article

Toronto Craftsmen Present Annual Awards

AIIM, C.J. Graphics, Colour Innovations, Polytainers and Wellington Printworks receive Gallery of Superb Printing awards, in addition to the presentation of secondary and post-secondary scholarships. » Read full article

Sina Adds InkZone to Heidelberg Presses

One of Canada’s largest trade-printing operations concludes a multiple press integration of Digital Information’s InkZone colour management technology applied on three of its 40-inch Heidelberg presses. » Read full article

Q&A Spotlight: Deschamps Impression

Jean Deschamps discusses the recent acquisition of Imprimerie Litho Chic, creating a company with more than 200 employees and annual sales of around $33 million, and a year of capital equipment investment. » Read full article

Landa Announces 2017 Beta Customer Line-up

Landa Group finalized its 2017 beta customer line-up for its S10 Nanographic Printing Press, with the first shipment scheduled to take place in July 2017 to Graphica Bezalel of Israel. » Read full article

PrintForum West, presented by PrintAction

Location: Delta Burnaby, Burnaby, BC
Date: June 14, 2017
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Grafik’ Art

Location: Place Bonaventure, Montreal, QC
Date: May 12 – 13, 2017
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Ryerson G7 Training Course

Location: Ryerson GCM Building, 125 Bond Street
Date: May 16 – 18, 2017
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2017 Avanti User Group Conference

Location: Grand Hyatt, Denver, Colorado
Date: May 23 – 26, 2017
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35th Annual Gala Gutenberg

Location: Montreal Science Centre, Montreal, QC
Date: June 1, 2017
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95th Annual GCEA Conference, Woman in Print

Location: Ryerson GCM Building
Date: July 16 – 20, 2017
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12th Annual Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, ON
Date: November 9, 2017
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