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MET Fine Printers shop destroyed by fire

In late April, the head Vancouver office and pressroom of Metropolitan Fine Printers was destroyed by a fire. No employees have been reported as hurt or injured.

Photos from PDS May open house

PrintAction attended Print Digital Solutions’ open house on Friday where the company showcased new printing systems that it distributes in the market. See our photo highlights from the event.

DATA to buy Perennial Group for $12 million

DATA Communications Management entered into an agreement to acquire privately held Perennial Group of Companies. DATA has arranged a $12-million non-revolving term loan facility, $7 million of which will be used to fund the upfront cash component of the acquisition.
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Ontario Lieutenant Governor visits XRCC

Ontario Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell recently visited the Xerox Research Centre of Canada’s innovation hub, which aims to foster Canadian innovation and advanced materials manufacturing breakthroughs. » Learn more
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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

Avanti and BCC Software team up

Avanti has announced the integration of its Slingshot’s Print MIS software to BCC Software’s BCC Mail Manager postal software, a USPS CASS/PAVE certified platform. » Read full article

Sykes to lead Massivit 3D North American operations

Massivit 3D, a provider of large format 3D printing solutions, has appointed Kevin Sykes president for North America. » Read full article

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From PrintAction April 
Doug Ford

A family tradition of printing and politics

Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford shares his thoughts on the state of the province and how the experience gained in his family’s printing business provides key insight for economic growth. » Read more

Insource Expo

Location: Insource head office, Markham, Ont.
Date: May 9-10, 2018
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DIA Meeting - The Smart Print Shop

Location: Concord, Ont.
Date: May 16, 2018
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PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

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

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 8, 2018
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