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September 18, 2019
Canadian Printing Awards

Print Three acquires Optic Signs

Print Three has added Optic Signs, a new division focused on custom signage printing products.

drupa 2020 online ticket shop now open

The drupa 2020 online ticket shop is now open. The exhibitor data base and interactive hall plan for the printing technology trade fair is also live on the website.

TC Transcontinental buys majority stake in Ecuador-based plastic supplier

TC Transcontinental has acquired a 60-percent participation in Industrial y Commercial Trilex C.A., a plastic packaging supplier located in Guayaquil, Ecuador, employing about 170 people. Trilex specializes in the production and sale of packaging materials and banana farm plastics for protection and pest control.

ICYMI: Ellis Paper Box adds Koenig & Bauer Duran’s first North American Omega Allpro 90 folder gluer

Canadian packaging specialist Ellis Paper Box, a member of the Ellis Group, installed a new Koenig & Bauer Duran Omega Allpro 90 folder gluer – the first in North America – in its post-press department at its 60,000-square-foot Mississauga, Ont., facility this spring.
TCL Asset Group

Printing & Bindery Online Auction – THOMSON REUTERS Carswell Facility

THOMSON REUTERS is closing their 95,000 sq. ft. printing, book binding and finishing operation in Toronto, Ontario. Auction assets include Digital Presses; Wrapping Machine; Mailing Equipment; Printing and Bindery-related Assets; Plant-related Assets and Material Handling.
Bidding closes Thursday, October 3.

Inspection is Wednesday, October 2 or by appointment.
Sale conducted by TCL Asset Group.

Terrance Jacobs at
Phone: 905-660-1367
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Measure colour

A new way to measure colour

Colour is a qualifying component for various industries all over the world, however, the process of measuring colour by eye will often lead to costly errors and disputes. A new generation of portable colourimeter tools has opened up new opportunities for accurate colour measurement in different industries, both for lab and field use. » Read full article
Koenig & Bauer

Koenig & Bauer covers it all...

Learn more about our comprehensive portfolio – from offset to flexo to digital to die-cutting – our innovative presses have set industry standards which has allowed us to revolutionize the world of printing for 200 years.
Whatever your needs Koenig & Bauer is here for you.
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Six proven strategies for better customer retention

Customer retention should not only be high on your list of priorities, but it should require actual strategies in mind. Here are six tips for better customer retention. » Read full article

Spotlight: Renée Yardley of Sustana Group

Renée Yardley serves as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sustana Group, a producer of sustainable, recycled fibres and paper products, and parent company of Rolland and Sustana Fiber. In this Q&A, Yardley shares her perspectives on supply-chain-wide sustainability. » Read full article
Cannabis packaging

Is your cannabis packaging compliant?

In June, Health Canada released amendments to the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations. These changes take effect on October 17, 2019, and cannabis products in the Canadian market will have one year after this date to comply. Here are key updates that those involved in cannabis packaging in Canada should consider when preparing for compliance. » Read more

Canadian Printing Awards Gala 2019

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 7, 2019
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Canon Canada open house

Location: 8000 Mississauga Road, Brampton, Ont.
Date: September 18, 2019
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Sign Expo Canada 2019

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 20-21, 2019
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Ricoh’s Clickable Paper Webinar

Location: Online
Date: September 26, 2019
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Print Expo & Fair 2019

Location: Oakville, Ont.
Date: September 28, 2019
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Print 19

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: October 3-5, 2019
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Celebration of Life - Remembering Mary Black

Location: Ryerson University, Toronto, Ont.
Date: October 10, 2019
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Printing United 19

Location: Dallas, Texas
Date: October 23-25, 2019
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