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Mark Andy acquires Brandtjen & Kluge

Mark Andy has acquired Brandtjen & Kluge, a U.S. manufacturer of print finishing equipment, in the company’s continuing push to become a total solutions partner for pressrooms around the world.

Imprimerie Reflet adds Standard/Horizon

Montreal commercial printer has increased its productivity by adding two folding systems in the Standard/Horizon AFC-566FG and CRF-362, purchased from KBR Graphics. Four years ago, Imprimerie Reflet installed an automated Series 9 RMGT offset press, the first RMGT in North America to use UV-LED instant drying technology.

A positive mood in print

Released in April, the fifth drupa Global Trends Report concludes the 2018 findings are the most encouraging since the annual survey was first published in 2013. drupa explains it reflects a positive mood in the overall printing industry, illustrating a slow but steady global economic recovery from the 2008 recession.

Missisauga’s Print Three adds Multigraf system

The Print Three franchise on Matheson Blvd. East in Mississauga, Ont., has installed a Multigraf Touchline CF375 high-speed creaser folder, purchased from Print Digital Solutions.

Bell and Howell acquires Gunther

Bell and Howell has acquired the assets of Connecticut-based Gunther International Ltd. to expand its mail-inserting product portfolio.
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Sydney Stone now offers Morgana AutoCut Pro

Digital print shops that require high speed creasing and trimming across a host of products, such as business cards and promotional items, will find “exceptional value” in the Morgana AutoCut Pro, says Sydney Stone. » Read full article

Invested in print, inside CJ Graphics

Starting up a new 240,000-square-foot facility in late 2017, The CJ Group features a range of innovations like its newest 6-colour Heidelberg XL 106 geared for Push To Stop, Xerox iGen 5s, Agfa and Fujifilm large-format, and high-end digital finishing investments. » Read full article

Canpak purchases Chameleon system

Canpak Trade Print & Services has acquired a Chameleon finishing system for standard and specialized folding, gluing, taping and affixing of die-cut products. » Read full article

ARC adds Seal Pro Laminators

The Calgary, Alta., location of ARC Document Solutions has added a Seal 62 Pro D laminator, largely based on an earlier successful installation of a Seal 65 Pro MD laminator at the company’s Burnaby, B.C., facility. » Read full article

Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 8, 2018
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OPIA Toronto Golf Classic Tournament

Location: Angus Glen Golf Club, Markham, Ont.
Date: August 9, 2018
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LabelExpo Americas

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: September 25-27, 2018
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Print 18

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: September 30-October 2, 2018
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Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: October 18-20, 2018
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