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Canadian Printing Awards

Canada Post strike temporarily averted

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it will stay at the bargaining table, temporarily averting a potential strike by mid-week.

Siegwerk acquires Ultra Inks, grows Canadian footprint

International supplier of printing inks Siegwerk has expanded its Canadian business with its recent acquisition of Ultra Inks, a move it says will help strengthen its local service, infrastructure and portfolio for label and packaging printers.

H. Peter Brues joins Transcontinental board

Transcontinental has appointed H. Peter Brues to its Board of Directors. With a career spanning over 20 years in the Americas and Europe, he most recently served as a senior executive in the packaging industry at Amcor.

Scodix enhancement applications added to Esko Studio

Scodix packaging enhancement applications will now be featured within the Esko Studio suite for varnish applications, making it easier for brands and packaging converters to prototype and present digital enhancements without the need to run them on press, the companies explain.

New Xerox Brenva HD options aim to boost output and flexibility

With the demand for colour inkjet pages expected to grow over the next five years, Xerox says it is responding to the demand by increasing output capacity for the Xerox Brenva HD Production Press by more than 50 percent, expanded stock choices and added a roll feed capability for continuous operation.
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Canadian forests

Report: Canadian forests are in ‘good health’

Contrary to a widespread myth, forest harvesting is not synonymous with deforestation and doesn’t threaten the sustainability of Canadian forests, which are, in fact, under-harvested, according to a new report released by The Montreal Economic Institute. » Learn more

Online Weilburger calculator estimates required coating amounts

Weilburger Graphics, a maker of coatings, water based flexo inks and adhesives, says its new coating quantity calculator helps customers calculate the coating quantities required for print jobs by considering sheet format, area coverage for coating and run length, including make ready and expected waste sheets. » Read full article

Epson launches Print Academy YouTube channel

Epson has launched the Epson Print Academy YouTube channel, featuring educational content designed for customers using Epson Professional Imaging products. Initially launching for the photography market, the Epson Print Academy channel will expand to include content for other professional imaging markets, such as signage, graphic design and textile. » Read full article
From September issue

Postpress designs: Capitalizing on print-enhancement technologies

With an abundance of new print-finishing technologies flooding the market, printers may wonder how to separate the glitzy effects from bona fide business opportunities. To aid in this dilemma, PrintAction turned to an assortment of business leaders for their thoughts on how to leverage new finishing technologies. » Read more

Canadian Printing Awards

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

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: September 25-27, 2018
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PAC to the Future II, Retail Reinvented

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: September 26-27, 2018
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Print 18

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: September 30-October 2, 2018
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Ghent Workgroup Graphic Arts Workshop

Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: October 9, 2018
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Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: October 18-20, 2018
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