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APP Canada Expands Sales Network to Eastern Canada

Following a recent expansion into Saskatchewan, Asia Pulp & Paper has also now expanded its sales network to provide paper and packaging products to printers, publishers and paper converters in Eastern Canada.

First on Colour Adds More Ricoh

First on Colour, a full service printing company located in Calgary, Alberta, has invested a Ricoh Pro C9110, adding to its recently installed Ricoh Pro C7110X (late 2015), and Ricoh Pro 8100.

PrintForum West Covers Print Tech in Burnaby

More than 100 printing professionals attended PrintForum West, held last week at the Delta Chelsea in Burnaby, BC, beginning with an hour-long panel discussion featuring three of Canada’s youngest printing leaders.

CET Color Partners with Montreal’s Nustream

Altanta manufacturer of wide-format UV flatbed and hybrid printers adds Montreal-based Nustream Group to its dealer channel to look after Quebec and Eastern Canada.
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Capital Colour Installs RMGT 9 Series Press

Edmonton-based Capital Colour adds an RMGT 9 series sheetfed offset press manufactured by RYOBI MHI Graphic Technology (RMGT) and purchased through Canadian distributor KBR Graphics. The 5-colour RMGT 920ST5 features with both Panasonic LED UV instant ink curing and Grafix HiCure UV coating systems. The press, printing on a maximum sheet size of 25 x 36 inches, is the first of its kind installed in Western Canada running with both LED UV ink curing and HiCure UV coating systems. » Learn more
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GMG Launches OpenColor 2.1

GMG has launched OpenColor 2.1, multichannel profiling software heavily used in packaging proofing, to create profiles without test charts, while optical brighteners are now detected automatically. » Read full article

Roland Launches HeatSoft SATIN

Roland has introduced the new HeatSoft SATIN (ESM-HTMS) to its existing lineup of media offerings. Roland’s HeatSoft SATIN is an inkjet-printable, polyurethane for heat transfer applications. » Read full article

Techkon Introduces ColorEnsure

To help ensure press operators are taking colour measurements that are accurate for the job they are measuring, Techkon has introduced ColorEnsure for the new ChromaQA 3.0. » Read full article
From PrintAction June 
Small AEC Firms

Large-format for Small AEC Firms

There are some key reasons why many smaller Canadian AEC firms are turning to large format printers. While larger enterprises have entire departments responsible for managing and maintaining large-format printers, many smaller and midsized AEC shops haven’t traditionally been able to afford that. The costs of acquiring printers, maintaining them and training staffs were too high – especially when colour was involved. » Read more

95th Annual GCEA Conference, Woman in Print

Location: Ryerson GCM Building
Date: July 16-20, 2017
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OPIA Toronto Golf Classic

Location: Angus Glen Golf Club, Markham, ON
Date: August 10, 2017
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Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Date: September 10-14, 2017
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Location: New Orleans, LA
Date: October 10- 12, 2017
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12th Annual Canadian Printing Awards

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