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July 27, 2019
Canadian Printing Awards

Hume Media acquires world’s first Xerox Baltoro HF

Toronto-based Hume Media has become the first company globally to acquire the new Xerox Baltoro HF Inkjet Press. Xerox’s new technology is a cut-sheet, inkjet production press best suited for high-volume jobs, such as direct mail, statements, catalogues and books.

Remembering Canadian print trailblazer Mary Black

Canadian print industry veteran and trailblazer Mary Black passed away on July 5 at 80 years of age. For more than 40 years, she was a champion of the industry and was a well-respected and inspirational leader, mentor and friend to many.

Hampson to head Display Graphics Systems at Canon

Starting this month, Philip Hampson will also head up the Display Graphics Systems (DGS) division at Canon Canada, adding to his current role as Senior Director, Print Production Systems (PPS).

C.J. Graphics picks up 20 Bennys

C.J. Graphics Inc. was recently awarded 20 Bennys, the highest honour in the 2019 Premier Print Awards, making it the first time a Canadian company was awarded the most Bennys worldwide in the history of the awards program.

Edmonton airport welcomes travellers with Lexus tower wrap

A look at the latest Lexus Canada mesh tower wraps at Edmonton International Airport, produced and installed by Cowan Graphics in partnership with Pattison Outdoor.
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 celebrates excellence and innovation in Canadian printing. Projects 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
Tori Ranson

Komcan’s Tori Ranson designs doughnut for Day of Inclusion

On July 20, Tim Hortons and Special Olympics Canada released a limited-edition doughnut to support and celebrate Global Day of Inclusion. This year’s doughnut was created by Komcan’s very own Tori Ranson, a Special Olympics athlete whose creation was chosen from more than 400 submissions. » Read full article

Mitchell Press welcomes Mike Winteringham and Laura Fox

Mitchell Press has appointed Mike Winteringham and Laura Fox to its sales team, describing them as bringing a “great blend of culture and incredible depth of expertise.” » Read full article

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. » Read full article

Norprint the first in Central Canada to acquire MGI Meteor DP8700 XL+

Trade-only commercial printer Norprint Corp. of Oakville, Ont., has acquired an MGI Meteor DP8700 XL+ digital press, equipped with inline digital hot foiling capabilities. » 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

Canadian Printing Awards Gala 2019

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 7, 2019
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Inaugural Martyn Johanns Memorial Golf Tournament

Location: Conestoga Golf Club, Conestogo, Ont.
Date: August 9, 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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