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September 28, 2019

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.

Print Three acquires Optic Signs

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

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

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.

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.

SOHO Business Solutions adds Konica Minolta

SOHO Business Solutions of Markham, Ont., has boosted its digital and finishing capabilities with the addition of Konica Minolta’s AccurioPress C2070, C1100, 6136 and a 3-sided trim booklet maker.
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Join us for the 14th annual Canadian Printing Awards

Taking place November 7, this prestigious evening brings together more than 250 of the most prominent, as well as emerging, members of the Canadian print community. Bring your colleagues, clients, friends and family and be inspired by the creativity and imagination of this year’s finalists and winners. Purchase your tickets by October 12 to secure early-bird pricing. » Learn more
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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, 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 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

Prime Data names Jim Wisner VP Business Development

Prime Data is welcoming Jim Wisner to its team as Vice-President, Business Development. » Read full article

Nearly 70 graphic communications students to receive CPISTF scholarships

Sixty-eight students at five Canadian post-secondary institutions have been selected by Canadian Print Scholarships to receive national scholarships for the upcoming academic year. » Read full article

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. » Read full article

Canadian Printing Awards Gala 2019

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