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St. Joseph Launches Targeted Flyer Delivery Program

This spring, a weekly printed media brand called Best Life will lead St. Joseph’s new flyer distribution model to deliver Canadian-retail flyers to targeted houses, apartments and condos.

ICON Installs AccurioJet KM-1

Amid its growth of four its divisions, Visual, Media, Motion and Print, ICON of Markham continues to invest in commercial print with the installation of a Konica Minolta AccurioJet KM-1 UV inkjet press.

Sheetfed Inkjet Opportunities and Challenges

Leaders from Fujifilm, Komcam, Canon and RISO describe sheetfed inkjet press advances, challenges, why commercial printers should invest, and which of their current presses are making an impact.

Transcontinental Acquires Multifilm Packaging

Since entering the flexible-packaging market in 2014, Transcontinental makes a sixth acquisition in the space with Multifilm Packaging near Chicago, bringing its packaging-focused employee count close to 1,000.

Canada’s New $10 Bank Note

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz unveiled Canada’s new $10 bank note, featuring Viola Desmond, at a ceremony at the Halifax Public Library on March 8. The event was held on International Women’s Day to highlight the pioneering contributions of Desmond. Once issued into circulation in late 2018, the new bank note will mark the first time that a Canadian woman is portrayed on a regularly circulating Bank of Canada note. » Learn more

Manufacturing Geometries: The State of 3D Printing

3D printing begins to move past consumer hype into industrial design and onto the production floor, as manufacturing and logistics companies plan for significant changes to their business models. » Read full article

Simpson Print Installs SwissQPrint Nyala

Simpson Print of Bloomingdale, Ontario, in February 2018 installed a SwissQPrint Nyala LED large-format system to expand its range of digital services, in addition to existing screen and sheetfed UV offset printing capabilities. » Read full article

Ellis Adds KBA Optima K Die Cutter

Ellis Paper Box, a member of the Ellis Group, Canada’s largest privately held manufacturer of folding-cartons, installed an Optima 106 K die cutter from KBA-Iberica to handle the demanding needs of pharmaceuticals. » Read full article

Friesens Invests in Canada’s First Manroland Evolution

Friesens Corporation of Altona, Manitoba, purchased Canada’s first Manroland Sheetfed Evolution press with LED, scheduled to be delivered this spring, marking its first foray into offset-UV technology. » Read full article

Cambridge Label Adds Nilpeter FA

Described as the largest printer of trade labels in Canada, Cambridge Label manufactures custom printed labels in quantities from 100 up to several million that are applied in a range of industries and retail sectors. » Read full article

Ryerson GCM Colloquium and Business Plan Expo

Location: Mattamy Athletic Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Date: April 3, 2018
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Focus On Manufacturing Security, Presented by Canadian Security magazine

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: April 18, 2018
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PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

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

Location: Aurora, ON
Date: June 14, 2018
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Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, ON
Date: November 8, 2018
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