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February 23, 2019
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Pazazz files to restructure

PrintAction has learned that Pazazz Printing of Quebec filed a Notice of Intention in January and has submitted a proposal for restructuring, with Richter Advisory Group appointed as the proposal trustee.

Celebrating a book publishing milestone

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, a community of pioneering humanitarians say they have printed the world’s first 3D-printed book.

Remembering Joey Marshall

Joey Marshall of Parker Pad & Printing passed away on January 17. She is described by Janis Parker of Parker Pad & Printing as the “consummate sales representative who always went the extra mile.”

Simpson Print invests in swissQprint Nyala 3

Last month Simpson Print of Bloomingdale, Ont., installed a swissQprint Nyala 3 roll-to-roll wide-format printer, doubling the company’s digital output capacity.

Hillside Printing, ARC form strategic partnership

Hillside Printing has closed its production facility at 3050 Nanaimo Street and has announced a strategic relationship with ARC Document Solutions Canada. Through this relationship, ARC will provide Hillside Printing with production capabilities to support its customers going forward.
Community connections

Community connections

Exploring Eva’s Print Shop, a commercial printer and social enterprise that prepares youth experiencing homelessness for employment in the print and graphics sector. » Read full article

Amanda Chor named new Hemlock sustainability coordinator

Hemlock Printers has appointed Amanda Chor to the role of Sustainability Coordinator, where she will work to maintain, develop and promote effective initiatives that reduce the company’s impact on the environment. » Read full article

Graphic Whizard signs deal with Xerox USA

Following a successful partnership in Canada, a distribution agreement has been finalized with Graphic Whizard Inc., Graphic Whizard USA Inc. and Xerox sales channels in the United States selling the PT335 SCC Multi slit/cut/crease finishing system. » Read full article

Thunderbird becomes GreenWorks-accredited

Thunderbird Press has switched to chemistry-free Azura plates in a move to achieve greener outcomes as part of Agfa Graphics GreenWorks, a program that accredits environmentally sustainable North American print service providers. » Read full article

Fujifilm debuts Acuity LED 40 series flatbed printers

The Fujifilm Acuity LED 40 series with instant-on LED curing, a new series of mid-volume UV flatbed printers, provides production capacity speeds up to 538 square feet per hour. » Read full article

PrintForum Tradeshow & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: June 13, 2019
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InPrint USA 2019

Location: Louisville, Ky.
Date: April 9-11, 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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