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June 19, 2019

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.

MPI Print adds Canada’s first Scodix Cast & Cure Ultra 202

MPI Print has installed Canada’s first Scodix Cast & Cure Ultra 202 digital enhancement press at its Concord production facility, enabling the trade-only sheetfed printer to produce spot UV and raised UV finishes, and boosting its spot foiling and cast & cure capabilities.

Sydney Stone named Xanté exclusive distributor

Sydney Stone in October announced it has been named the exclusive distributor of Xanté Corporation products in Canada.

Intense digital: The application of print enhancements

The emergence of enhancement and embellishment technologies is generating new possibilities for print to capture the attention of marketers and higher margins for commercial operations.

Flash acquires Morgana DigiBook 450 Perfect Binder

Flash Reproductions last fall added the DigiBook 450 Perfect Binder in its Mississauga, Ont., facility, describing the system as the “ideal piece of equipment” for its binding needs.

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.

Esko motorized roll feeder for digital cutting of soft signage

With the goal of providing sign and display producers with more flexibility, efficiency and accuracy in operations, Esko presented two new hardware solutions at FESPA: The new motorized roll feeder for soft signage applications and the Kongsberg C Edge, an upgradable digital cutting table.


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Postpress designs

Postpress designs: Capitalizing on print-enhancement technologies

“A strength of print as a medium and how it differentiates itself from digital properties in the marketplace is that it produces an actual physical object that feels neat to hold and is special to the recipient. The renewed energy around using print to do something special is quite exciting for the industry,” says Richard Kouwenhoven, President and COO at Hemlock Printers. » Read full article

Belmont Press acquires Hi-Lite Laminations

Last December, Belmont Press of Markham, Ont., completed its acquisition of Hi-Lite Laminations of Mississauga, Ont., doubling its lamination capacity from two high-speed laminators to four. » Read full article

Haystacks Media Production adds Duplo/Multigraf

PDS has sold and installed a Duplo 616 Pro slitter/cutter/creaser along with a Multigraf CP375 Duo creasing and perforating solution to Haystacks Media Production in Halifax, N.S. » Read full article

Jag Printing is the home of Canada’s first Duplo DDC-810

Jag Printing, an Alberta printing company with both offset and digital sheetfed capabilities, has installed the country’s first Duplo DDC-810 Raised Spot UV Coater from Sydney Stone. » Read full article

Ottawa printer installs MGI JetVarnish 3DS with iFoil S

iPrint Media Group of Ottawa, Ont., recently acquired an MGI JetVarnish 3DS with iFoil S, expanding its service offerings to include digital 3D embellishment and foiling capabilities. » Read full article

UPS Store 365 invests in Graphic Whizard 460PUR perfect binder

The UPS Store at 6045 Creditview Road in Mississauga, Ont., has invested in a Graphic Whizard 460PUR perfect binder from GBC Canada. » Read full article

Intec announces ColorCut FB8000PRO automatic flatbed cutter

Intec introduced the new ColorCut FB8000PRO auto sheet-feeding flatbed cutter at FESPA 2019. » Read full article

Werosys rebrands as Refine Finishing

Denmark-based machine manufacturer Werosys ApS in March began rolling out a new company brand name, Refine Finishing, across all platforms. » Read full article

Rotoflex DF3 aims to enhance digital print

Ontario-based Rotoflex has debuted the Rotoflex DF3, a configurable offline digital finishing and converting solution designed to complement digital, non-hybrid label presses without inline converting functionality. » Read full article

Highcon launches Euclid IIIC for corrugated

Highcon in February 2018 launched its newest digital postpress system in the Highcon Euclid IIIC, which extended the company’s third generation of cutting and creasing machines into the sector of corrugated and fluted substrates. » Read full article

DIA Annual Golf Tournament

Location: St. Andrew’s Valley Golf Club, Aurora, Ont.
Date: June 26, 2019
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OPIA Toronto Golf Classic

Location: The Club at Bond Head, Ont.
Date: August 22, 2019
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Print 19

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: October 3-5, 2019
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Printing United 19

Location: Dallas, Texas
Date: October 23-25, 2019
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Canadian Printing Awards Gala 2019

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 7, 2019
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