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May 7, 2019
Print Forum

Ingersoll ups production with Iberica Optima 106K die-cutter

As Ingersoll Paper Box nears its century mark in the folding carton business, the 97-year-old Canadian firm continues to invest in new technology, opting for a new high-speed Koenig & Bauer Iberica Optima 106K die-cutter.

Viola Desmond $10 bill named international banknote of 2018

Canada’s new $10 bill featuring civil rights activist Viola Desmond is the recipient of the 2018 Bank Note of the Year Award from The International Bank Note Society (IBNS).

Multi Bookbinding adds Muller Martini KM610

Quebec’s Multi Bookbinding recently invested in Muller Martini’s KM610 perfect binder, replacing a legacy KM470, saying the purchase was prompted by increased demand for hardcover bookbinding in North America.
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Print companies land on Canada’s Greenest Employers list

Canon Canada, HP Canada, The Printing House, Symcor and Xerox Canada have been recognized as some of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2019, based on the criteria of Mediacorp Canada Inc., which manages Canadian employment programs and events. » Read full article

Canada’s new packaging rules for tobacco products

Cigarette packs sold in Canada will have to be plain drab brown with standardized layouts and lettering, starting this November. Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor last week announced new regulations for plain and standardized appearance of tobacco packages and products in a move to reduce their appeal to Canadians. » Read full article

Cascades Sonoco inaugurates food packaging new line

Cascades Sonoco, a joint venture of Cascades and Sonoco Products Company, has inaugurated the expansion of its facility in Birmingham, Alabama, and its new production line of eco-friendly packaging. The US$17-million investment will allow the facility to produce a water-based functional coating solution to create recyclable, repulpable and compostable containers. » Read full article
Souped-up security

Souped-up security

Exploring the secret world of security printing and some of today’s latest solutions designed to enhance the security of print processes and products. » Read more

PrintForum Tradeshow & Conference

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

Location: Munich, Germany
Date: May 14-17, 2019
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Packaging Première 2019

Location: Milan, Italy
Date: May 28-30, 2019
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Gala Gutenberg 2019

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: May 30, 2019
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OPIA Excellence in Print Awards 2019

Location: Etobicoke, Ont.
Date: May 30, 2019
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