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PrintAction Firms up PrintForum West Speakers

On June 14, PrintAction magazine is hosting a 1-day, free conference and exposition in Burnaby, British Columbia, designed to provide technological and strategic insight to printers on the West Coast.

Baldwin Acquires Air Motion Systems

Baldwin, currently a global player in highly reactive UV, LED UV and IR drying systems, acquires Air Motion Systems, a leading provider of LED UV curing technology for the graphic arts industry.

Kouwenhoven Celebration of Life Details Announced

Following the passing of Dick Kouwenhoven, one of the icons of Canadian printing, a Celebration of Life has been planed for Saturday, May 27 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Dack Joins Huge’s Southwest Push

Tom Dack is to lead Huge Paper’s expansion into southwestern Ontario, which is to service the area from Kitchener west along the highway 401 corridor to Windsor, and north to Sarnia.

Goss Acquires Loudon Machine

Making its second acquisition in 2017 to help grow an aftermarket business, Goss of Durham, New Hampshire, buys Loudon Machine Inc. of in Effingham, Illinois, in an asset transaction.
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Introducing the SureColor S-Series Printers

Continuing to set the SureColor S-Series family of solvent printers apart from the competition, the UltraChrome GS3 inks utilized in the S-Series now allow for same-day lamination – only six hours after completing a print job. When compared with previous generation solvent inks that typically require 24-48 hours of drying time, the SureColor S-Series provides significantly increased revenue opportunities by enabling sign shop owners to complete same-day project delivery. » Learn more
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Central Web Adds Ricoh and Color-Logic

Central Web of Toronto, Ontario, recently invested in Color-Logic software and a Ricoh 7100 production press. Central Web is expanding with a digital division, offering decorative and reflective colour communications with Color-Logic’s Process Metallic Color System. Using the Process Metallic Color System, it is possible to create a wealth of special effects. Each effect is pre-built into the palettes and plugins available with the Design Suite package, using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. » Learn more

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Learn more about this amazing press and its fast makeready speeds, simultaneous processes, highest print quality, and the ability to print on the widest range of substrates. » Learn more

Sun Chemical Increases Ink Prices

Effective May 15, Sun Chemical customers will see a price increase of up to eight percent on all inks and coatings containing acrylic, based on the disruption in the production of materials like styrene and acrylic acid. » Read full article

EFI Acquires MIS Player CRC

Electronics For Imaging purchases privately held CRC Information Systems (CRC), focused on MIS for commercial printers and packaging label and forms printers in the U.S. and Canada. » Read full article

HP Indigo and Sun Collaborate on Coatings

Sun Chemical enters a collaboration agreement with HP Indigo to develop coatings, overprint varnishes and adhesives, to help drive digital printing in the packaging industry. » Read full article

New DuPont Printing Plate

The DuPont Cyrel EASY EPC is a soft digital plate, for post-print corrugated printers, equipped with a built-in flat top dot and capabilities to minimize fluting when printing on a variety of corrugated boards. » Read full article

Equipment for today’s printing

At PointOne quality is never sacrificed. We offer competitive trade prices and first class service while also keeping the environment in mind. We have leading edge technology to keep cost and quality in line. Come work with us to make your next print job a work of art.
• Available for production March 2016
• KBA Rapida 130A
• 8 Colour Perfector 51” x 38” with roll to sheet
• Auto register and colour control
• 13,000 Sheets Per Hour
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From PrintAction May 

TouchTerrain Hands-on 3D print

Have you ever wondered what it looks like at the top of Mount Everest or at the bottom of the Grand Canyon? Well, Chris Harding and his colleagues at Iowa State University can’t take you there, but thanks to their innovative TouchTerrain application and the advancements of 3D printing, you can hold the natural wonders of the world in your hands. » Read more

DIA Meeting, Digital Special Effects

Location: Konica Minolta, Mississauga, ON
Date: May 17, 2017, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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2017 Avanti User Group Conference

Location: Grand Hyatt, Denver, Colorado
Date: May 23 – 26, 2017
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OPIA SWOB Golf Tournament

Location: Rockway Golf Club, Kitchener, ON
Date: June 7, 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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