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March 30, 2019

New ownership for Pazazz Printing

Pazazz Printing has announced new ownership, effective immediately, under president Marc Giroux. This comes after the Quebec company filed for restructuring in January.

Quebec printer closes, auctions off equipment

Quebec commercial printing company Novostyle has reportedly closed. Operating locations in Terrebonne and Salaberry-de-Valleyfield in Quebec, Novostyle (9182-5829 Quebec Inc.) had a range of offset presses, digital presses and wide-format equipment.

MET announces new Vancouver headquarters

Metropolitan Fine Printers is moving into its new Vancouver headquarters and manufacturing plant this fall, after its head office and pressroom were destroyed by a fire last April.

Rogers sells off entire publishing division

Rogers announced the sale of its publishing division to St. Joseph Communications (SJC), in which SJC will acquire all seven Rogers Media print and digital magazine brands, as well as the company’s Custom Content business.

TC Transcontinental welcomes Magali Depras, Alex Hayden

TC Transcontinental is strengthening its leadership team with two executive appointments: Magali Depras and Alex Hayden.


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Hemlock donation helps create new SFU book arts studio

The Kouwenhoven Family this month announced a gift to Simon Fraser University to honour the legacy of Hemlock Printers founder Dick Kouwenhoven. Set to open in 2021, the new Dick Kouwenhoven Book Arts Studio aims to inspire university and community members with the same enthusiasm for books, book-making and print culture Dick was known for. » Read full article

Six trends driving the wide-format business

Whether it’s an event poster, indoor or outdoor signage, vehicle wrap, storefront decal, tradeshow graphic, wall mural or architectural drawing – to name a few – we can find wide-format printing all around us. » Read full article

Maritime Labels adds Indigo 6900 for digital shrink sleeves

Maritime Labels & Packaging of Bedford, N.S., has chosen the HP Indigo 6900 digital press for high-volume variable printing of digital shrink sleeves. The site’s new press will allow it to become the first supplier of digitally printed shrink sleeves in the region. » Read full article

Xerox restructures to create holding company

Xerox is implementing a structure in which it will become a wholly owned unit of a new holding company, saying the reorganization will provide strategic, operational and financial flexibility. » Read full article

Veritiv offers APP coated sheets in Canada

Veritiv Corporation, a business-to-business distributor of print, publishing, packaging, facility and logistics solutions, has announced Veritiv Canada Inc. will be the exclusive Canadian distributor of coated sheets from Asia Pulp & Paper. » Read full article

PrintForum Tradeshow & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: June 13, 2019
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Ryerson GCM Colloquium & Expo 2019

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 3, 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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