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Transcontinental Acquires Flexipak

A 55-person packaging company located in the St-Laurent borough of Montreal becomes Transcontinental’s fifth North American packaging acquisition since 2014.

McCarthy Joins HP Canada

Paul McCarthy becomes Indigo Country Manager for HP Canada, after spending more than 18 years helping to lead the printing interests of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Canada.

HP Completes Buy of Samsung Printer Business

First announced in September 2016, HP Inc. completes its acquisition of Samsung Electronics’s printer business in a deal valued at US$1.05 billion, with plans to disrupt the US$55 billion copier industry.
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Globe: Epic Creative Retrofits UV LED

Epic Creative Print of the UK retrofits UV LED lamps to its 6-colour Mitsubishi, leveraging Flint’s XCURA EVO technology, to push its unique HiLite embellishment service to an offset platform. The Dorchester, UK, printer also recently invested in an HP Indigo and a Scodix enhancement press. Flint’s tech partner AMS Spectral UV was responsible for installing the UV LED lamp, chiller and control unit. » Learn more

Xeikon and EFI Enter Strategic Partnership

Xeikon will service and supply the worldwide EFI Jetrion customer base, and continue direct sales of these label systems as part of its dry toner and UV inkjet presses for the self-adhesive market. » Read full article

Fujifilm Increases Plate Prices

Fujifilm will be increasing the prices of its offset printing plates by as much as eight percent in a move that follows a similar approach announced by Kodak one month ago. » Read full article

Zapata Joins Creative Edge for Canada and U.S.

Lalita Zapata becomes iC3D Business Development Director, USA and Canada, for Creative Edge Software, which focuses on the development of packaging design software. » Read full article
From PrintAction October 

The Rise of Komori

Print historian and PrintAction columnist Nick Howard takes a look at the 95-year history of Japanese press maker Komori, from the early Tokyo years to its first automatic feed offset press and from the introduction of its impactful Lithrone platform to new inkjet press partnerships. Discover how one of the world’s most powerful press makers came into its own and positioned itself for the future. » Read more

12th Annual Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, ON
Date: November 9, 2017
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Ryerson GCM Awards Night

Location: Mattamy Athletic Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Date: November 7, 2017
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Mail Marketing Campaigns

Location: Spicers, 200 Galcat Dr., Vaughan, ON
Date: November 15, 2017
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PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: June 6, 2018
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