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Ideon Leverages HP Scitex 15500 for POP

Richmond, BC, packaging printer adds a new HP Scitex 15500 corrugated press to build its digital printing platform that began in 2012, focusing heavily on customized point of purchase work.

Imageworks Acquires Duplo 600i

Richmond Hill trade printer acquires a new Duplo 600i booklet system from PDS, in a configuration that includes two DSC-10/60i suction collators and a DBM-LSW long stacker, among other modules.

Rainbow Printing Adds W2P

Sussex, New Brunswick, shop launches a new Web-to-print platform by Racad Tech to open up opportunities with a broader Canadian clientele, as well as the American market.
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Remembering Dick Kouwenhoven of Hemlock

Canadian printing icon Dick Kouwenhoven of Burnaby, BC-based Hemlock Printers passed away on April 25. Kouwenhoven was the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hemlock Printers Ltd., based in Burnaby, BC, one of the most highly revered commercial printing operations in North America and indeed known throughout the printing world for its industry leadership. » Learn more

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Heidelberg Unveils Three New Postpress Machines

At a May 10 event at its Wiesloch-Walldorf site, Heidelberg will highlight the new Promatrix 106 FC die cutter with hot-foil embossing, Promatrix 106 CSB die cutter with inline blanking and Diana Easy 115 folder. » Read full article

Enfocus Releases Switch PDF Review Module

After making its debut at drupa 2016, and pilot testing by 50 customers and 40 partners, Enfocus releases a new PDF approval technology for its Switch automation software. » Read full article

DuPont Showcases New Cyrel EASY

At FTA INFOFLEX 2017, running until May 3 in Phoenix, Arizona, DuPont showcased its new Cyrel EASY EPC, a soft digital plate with a built-in flat top dot developed for post-print corrugated printers. » Read full article
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
From PrintAction April 
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. » Read more

EskoWorld 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: May 9 – 11, 2017
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Grafik’ Art

Location: May 12 – 13, 2017
Date: May 12 – 13, 2017
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2017 Avanti User Group Conference

Location: Grand Hyatt, Denver, Colorado
Date: May 23 – 26, 2017
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PrintForum West, presented by PrintAction

Location: Delta Burnaby, Burnaby, BC
Date: June 14, 2017
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12th Annual Canadian Printing Awards

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