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September 24, 2019
Canadian Printing Awards

Grant Fitz named new EFI CFO

Electronics For Imaging has named tech finance executive Grant Fitz its new Chief Financial Officer. Fitz replaces long-time EFI executive Marc Olin, who will assume the COO role at EFI.

New Roland program lets owners upgrade existing presses

Roland DGA’s new TrueVIS Value-Up Program offers owners of Roland TrueVIS VG series wide-format printers and cutters the opportunity to upgrade the print durability guarantees, capabilities and cutting power of their existing inkjets.

Sarah Ervin, Dennis Moore join the Domino team

Domino has announced the appointments of Sarah Ervin and Dennis Moore to its Digital Solutions Program. Ervin is a Certified G7 Expert and has completed FTA First Training: Levels 1 and 2. She joins Moore who transitions to the Digital Solutions team, also as a Digital Solutions Specialist.

Casting a niche net

Hearst Magazines’ new MagMatch solution will use first-party data to track readers’ online behaviour to understand what products they are interested in, and will then work with the brand of that product to deliver the reader a targeted ad through the print magazine.
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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Transcontinental sells specialty media assets

TC Transcontinental has sold the majority of its specialty media assets and event planning activities to Newcom Media, and Contex Group, headed by Pierre Marcoux, son of Transcontinental founder Remi Marcoux. » 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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ICYMI: 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

Sun Chemical, Epple collaborate for direct food contact inks

Sun Chemical has signed an exclusive agreement with German printing inks manufacturer Epple Druckfarben to combine their resources to make Epple’s series of sheetfed offset inks for direct food contact, BoFood Organic, available globally. » 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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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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