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Transcontinental Closing Métropolitain Plant

Transcontinental sells 21 of its publications to Icimédias and announces plans to close Montréal-based Métropolitain in late January 2018 to consolidate its newspaper printing in Québec.

Spicers Canada Acquires Shippers Supply

In a move to expand its product mix throughout Western Canada, Spicers Canada has acquired Shippers Supply focused on the distribution of shipping, packaging and warehouse supplies in the region.

Netpak Adds Robotics in Montreal

Netpak Packaging has announced a multimillion-dollar investment in its Montreal plant with the goal to become “one of the most modern packaging converting facilities in North America.”
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Celebrating Canadian Print

More than 200 people from across the country, including the program’s largest-ever contingent from Quebec, attended the 12th annual Canadian Printing Awards, organized by PrintAction and its parent company Annex Business Media. The 2017 gala, held at the Palais Royale in Toronto, featured more than 80 Gold, Silver and Bronze awards presented to printers and technology suppliers. » Learn more

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Imprimerie Bourg Royal Installs Standard Horizon Tech

Full-service printing company located in Quebec City, Quebec, adds two Standard Horizon finishing systems, including a creaser/folder and an inline booklet-making system via KBR Graphics. » Read full article

RBW Graphics Upgrades Goss Press

The RBW Graphics facility in Owen Sound, Ontario, which is owned by TC Transcontinental, recently completed a suite of upgrades to a Goss M-3000 press for longevity. » Read full article

Heidelberg Reports First Half Results

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG of Germany releases a financial update for its first half of 2017/2018, stating profitability improved significantly as it prepares to begin series production for the Primefire. » 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

Mail Marketing Campaigns

Location: Spicers, 200 Galcat Dr., Vaughan, ON
Date: November 15, 2017
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EFI Connect

Location: The Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada
Date: January 23-26, 2018
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Graphics of the Americas

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Date: February 22-24, 2018
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PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

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