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June 29, 2019
Canadian Printing Awards

Lowe-Martin sells off web division

An investment group led by Direct Response Media Group (DRMG) has acquired the assets and ongoing business interests of Lowe-Martin’s web business.

Accent Impression acquires Quadriscan

Ville Saint-Laurent, Que., commercial printer Accent Impression has acquired Le Groupe Quadriscan. With nearly 60 years of combined expertise, Quadriscan and Accent Impression will employ over 120 printing specialists out of two plants.

PHOTOS: PrintForum 2019 highlights

Printing professionals gathered in Mississauga, Ont., earlier this month at the fourth annual PrintForum conference and tradeshow. This year’s conference hit on a range of topics for commercial printers, including reaching sustainability goals, expanded colour gamut, strengthening the customer experience, and essential business strategies.

Ottawa printer installs MGI JetVarnish 3DS with iFoil S

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

Thomas Morin named President of TC Transcontinental Packaging

Transcontinental Inc. has appointed Thomas Morin President of TC Transcontinental Packaging effective next month. Since 2014, this position has been held by Brian Reid, who has been with the corporation for over 25 years. Moving forward, Reid will dedicate his time exclusively to his role of President of TC Transcontinental Printing, a position he has held for more than a decade.
Canadian Printing Awards

Showcase your company’s innovation and creativity

Enter PrintAction’s Canadian Printing Awards and be recognized for your exceptional print work! The contest, opening next week, celebrates excellence and innovation in Canadian printing. Projects that have been completed since September 2018 will be judged on impact, design, creativity, quality and defects by an independent panel of industry experts. With nearly 40 categories to choose from, we are sure to have something that will fit your project! » Apply now
Six ways packaging communicates

Six ways packaging communicates brand storytelling

Once the perfect brand identity and story have been created, it is vital to express and bolster the narrative though the package’s design elements. Here are six creative strategies to help communicate a brand’s story and create a lasting, positive impression. » Read full article

Q&A with Sarah Skinner of Ingersoll Paper Box

Established in 1922, Ingersoll Paper Box Co. Ltd. is a family-owned folding-carton manufacturer based in Ingersoll, Ont. The newest addition to its postpress department is a new high-speed Koenig & Bauer-Iberica Optima 106K die-cutter, which went operational in January. We chat with Sarah Skinner, the company’s fourth-generation leader. » Read full article

Canada Post proposes new stamp prices for 2020

Canada Post is proposing to increase postage rates next year by two cents for a domestic Lettermail item of 30 grams or less. For stamps purchased in a booklet, coil or pane, the rate would become $0.92 per stamp, up from the current rate of $0.90. » Read full article

Gala Gutenberg celebrates print in Montreal

On May 30, Gala Gutenberg celebrated 37 years of print excellence in the ballroom of the Bonsecours Market in Montreal, Que., with more than 470 members of the print community. A total of 12 awards were presented. » Read full article

UPS Store 365 invests in Graphic Whizard 460PUR perfect binder

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

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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