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Minuteman Press Ellerslie raises $4,000 for Humboldt crash victims

This April the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team was involved in a fatal bus crash in Saskatchewan. Through this tragedy, Canadians across the country came together to help those families who were forever changed. Carmen and Erick Hofer, owners of the Minuteman Press design, marketing, and printing franchise in Edmonton, Alta., wanted to help contribute to the efforts.

Transcontinental members honoured by Canadian Blood Services

In June, the Canadian Blood Services honoured two members of TC Transcontinental Premedia team at its annual Honouring Our Lifeblood event, celebrating those who help support Canada’s blood system, stem cell network and transplant system.

Industry groups merge to form PrintAmerica

PrintAmerica and The Peer Group, two long-standing industry peer groups consisting of 14 printing companies and organizations, have merged to form what they describe as a powerhouse peer group.

Komori’s Currency NV32 wins IACA 2018 award

The Komori Currency NV32 Combination Multiprocess Numbering and Varnishing Press for banknote printing has been awarded the 2018 Excellence in Currency Award by The International Association of Currency Affairs.

Eva’s Phoenix print training program starts July 3

Toronto-based Eva’s Phoenix Print Shop is offering an eight-week training program, starting July 3, to introduce youth to the pillars of the graphics industry. Students will get hands-on experience working in the print shop as well as learning Adobe applications associated with graphic design.
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HP serves customized champagne labels at Cannes Lions

At an international awards festival celebrating the creative and marketing communications industry, a new collaboration is showcasing how labels and packaging can impact in a personal and memorable way. » Learn more

Lewis joins as Drytac Technical Sales Manager

Drytac has announced the appointment of D’Arcy Lewis to the role of Technical Sales Manager for the company’s industrial division. In his new position, he will be responsible for increasing Drytac’s custom and contract adhesive coating business in the packaging, label, and industrial markets throughout North America. » Read full article

X-Rite, Pantone add new flexo colour libraries to PantoneLIVE

X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone announce six new libraries for PantoneLIVE, a Cloud-based digital colour standard ecosystem. Developed with Sun Chemical, the six new dependent standard libraries allows UV-cured flexography printers and converters to match achievable Pantone colours in label and carton applications. » Read full article
From March issue

Five forces of packaging

Smithers Pira in mid-January 2018 published a study called The Future of Global Packaging to 2022, which estimates packaging demand will grow steadily at 2.9 percent to reach C$1.3 trillion in 2022, starting from $1.1 billion in 2017. » Read more

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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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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