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December 20, 2018

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.

Engaging with millennials through direct mail

Direct mail might not be something you are considering adding to your millennial marketing strategy, but it should be. Research shows marketing campaigns with compelling direct mail components hit the spot with today’s largest consumer generation.

Canadian Printing Awards 2018 winners

Last month, more than 200 people from across the country attended the 13th annual Canadian Printing Awards, organized by PrintAction and its parent company Annex Business Media. More than 110 Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were presented to printers and technology suppliers.

Mitchell Leiman discusses Cimpress strategy

PrintAction speaks with Mitchell Leiman, VP of Strategy and Corporate Development, to better understand Cimpress’ new operating structure and its powerful printing platform.

Invested in print: Inside C.J. Graphics

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

Breaking all the Rules with the Océ Colorado 1640

UVgel technology is not a copy or evolution of existing technologies. It is an entirely NEW breakthrough, game-changing technology. We developed UVgel with one thought in mind - to combine all of the strengths of each of the existing technologies and eliminate their limitations in one single solution. Because of these features, the Océ Colorado 1640 is able to break the laws of printing physics and print at speeds never seen before in its class. » Find out more
Defining moments

Defining moments of 2018

From new Xerox leadership to nation-wide Canada Post strike action to the country’s first vertical bank note, PrintAction takes a look at 30 of the most significant business developments from the past year that have driven the Canadian printing industry. » Learn more

Innovation is strong in print

TAGA highlights advancements in print from sheetfed offset and inkjet to colour tools and printed electronics, as well as RyeTAGA’s own Canadian power. » Read full article

Cold calling for print sales

Wendy Weiss, known as The Queen of Cold Calling, combines sales insight and print experience to describe how to leverage one of the most important, yet vanishing, skills of lead generation. » Read full article

Lifecycles and luxury labels: 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 full article

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 full article

Asia Print Expo 2019

Location: Bitec, Bangkok
Date: February 21-23, 2019
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Graphics Canada 2019

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 11-13, 2019
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AICC Canada Trade Show and Conference 2019

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 24-25, 2019
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