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May 25, 2019
Print Forum

Transcontinental Brampton scales back ahead of closure

Transcontinental Inc. announced early May the gradual reduction of printing activities at Transcontinental Brampton, leading to the plant’s complete closure at the end of December 2019.

C.J. Graphics acquires ACME Ticket

C.J. Graphics has expanded its product offering capabilities with the addition of the assets of ACME Ticket. For more than 60 years, AMCE Ticket has produced a range of products in the ticket business, for a list of clients that include MLB, NHL, OHL, WHL, QMJHL and other professional sporting events.

Changing powers

More gender-balanced workplaces emerge as Canada’s print industry experiences a shift toward prevalent female leadership.

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.

Spotlight: Jamie Barbieri, President of PDI

PDI Group has been a fixture of Quebec’s complex printing industry since Phipps Dickson and Integria merged in 2007. After introducing the PDI branding in 2008, the company has grown to encompass pre-media, offset and digital print production, web-to-print, as well as fulfilment, warehousing and direct mail services. We spoke with President Jamie Barbieri to get his take on the Quebec landscape.
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Domco Group

Domco Group acquires Komori LS 429 with coater

The Domco Group has acquired a Komori LS 429 with coater in a move to increase its productivity and print quality, purchased through Komcan, the exclusive distributor of Komori presses in Canada. » Read full article

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. » Read full article

Graf-Pak opts for Komori GL640C

Graf-Pak Inc. of Pointe-Claire, Que., has recently added a new Komori GL640C to its operations, purchased through Komcan Inc., the exclusive distributor of Komori presses in Canada. » Read full article

PDS exclusive Mark Andy dealer in Ontario

Effectively immediately PDS is the exclusive Ontario dealer for Mark Andy consumable print products including the trademark of AB Dick and Presstek. » 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. » Read full article

PrintForum Tradeshow & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: June 13, 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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OPIA SWOB Golf Tournament 2019

Location: Kitchener, Ont.
Date: June 5, 2019
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DIA Annual Golf Tournament 2019

Location: Aurora, Ont.
Date: June 26, 2019
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