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Canpak installs Chameleon system

Canpak Trade Print & Services, a trade printer located in Richmond Hill, Ont., has recently acquired a Chameleon finishing system for standard and specialized folding, gluing, taping and affixing of die-cut products.

Sneak peek at PrintForum show floor

PrintForum 2018 brings you nearly two dozen vendors with the latest in print technology and services. Don’t miss your opportunity to see exciting demos and learn how these technologies can benefit your production floor. Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at the vendors and technologies you can expect to see, including Canon, HP, Fujifilm Canada, Ricoh, MPI Print and many more.

Agfa announces price increase for prepress printing plates

Agfa Graphics has announced a global price increase program for its prepress printing plates. Depending on the different contracts, markets and regions, price increases of up to 10 percent will be implemented immediately, says the company.

Sydney Stone named top Morgana dealer for 2017

Sydney Stone, a Canadian distributor of print-finishing equipment, supplies, services and technical expertise to clients worldwide, has been named Morgana Systems’ top worldwide dealer for 2017. The firm has been a Morgana dealer since the early 1980s.

Grant Graphics joins OKI ColorPainter reseller program

Printing technology company OKI Data Americas announced the addition of Grant Graphics, a supplier of large-format printers, supplies and support, to its ColorPainter Authorized Reseller Program.
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Paper to play key role in the future of packaging

A recent Smithers Pira report indicates emerging and developing economies will contribute just over 70 percent of world packaging consumption growth from 2017 to 2022. Flexible packaging is forecast to grow consumption at the fastest rate through to 2022, driven by advantages in lightweight, demand for smaller more convenient packaging and improvements in design. » Learn more

Onyx Graphics launches Onyx 18 software

Onyx Graphics has introduced Onyx 18, the newest release of the company’s wide- and grand-format software, featuring new colour technologies designed for colour accuracy, consistency and conformance to standards such as G7 and Fogra. » Read full article

EFI introduces VUTEk h

Electronics For Imaging unveiled its next-generation hybrid flatbed/roll platform technology called the VUTEk h series printers. The news comes shortly after the introduction of its VUTEk FabriVU 340i, an aqueous soft signage printer. » Read full article

Sun Chemical, Cyngient partner for distribution

Sun Chemical has named Cyngient a strategic distribution partner of its inks, coatings and other solutions for offset, narrow web tag and label, commercial sheetfed and folding carton printers. » Read full article
From PrintAction April 
From April issue

Lifecycles and luxury labels: New study confirms next-generation solutions must focus on sustainability

It was once said, “Don’t reinvent the wheel – just realign it.” As print customers increasingly seek to improve their environmental footprint and their company’s social responsibility ranking, relevant information can be gleaned from other sectors’ sustainability efforts. » Read more

PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: June 6, 2018
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DesignThinkers Vancouver Conference

Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Date: May 29-30, 2018
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DIA Golf Tournament

Location: Aurora, Ont.
Date: June 14, 2018
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Canadian Printing Awards

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