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Canadian Printing Awards

Celebrating Canadian print achievement

On November 7, more than 230 people from across the country attended the 14th annual Canadian Printing Awards, hosted by PrintAction and its parent company Annex Business Media. See the complete list of winners and finalists here.

Friesens to grow book business with new HP Indigos

Friesens Corporation, Canada’s largest printer of hardcover books, is investing in two new industrial-scale HP Indigo 50000 Digital Presses as it shifts more capacity to digital production.

Transcontinental lays off 15 in PEI plant closure

TC Transcontinental intends to close its Transcontinental Prince Edward Island plant located in Borden-Carleton by the end of January 2020, as it works to optimize its printing services in Atlantic Canada.

Canadian Printing Awards gala photos

This year 113 Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards were presented across five program sections at the Canadian Printing Awards: Industry Achievement, Print Design, Printing, Technology and Environmental categories. Check out all the highlights from the awards gala.

Impression Paragraph moves to Energy Elite Eco

Impression Paragraph of Saint-Laurent, Que., is moving to the Energy Elite Eco Thermal Plate System from Agfa, saying the system fits “perfectly” with its green initiative.
Secrets of success

Secrets of success

It’s undeniable that the print industry is in a state of constant transformation, so how can today’s printing companies best navigate these turbulent times? We ask print executives from across Canada about their business practices and how they stay successful. » Read full article

Torstar to shutter StarMetro newspaper chain

Torstar Corp., one of Canada’s largest news chain, says it is shutting down its StarMetro newspapers in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax and Toronto on December 20, resulting in 73 job cuts. » Read full article

Imprimerie Héon & Nadeau acquires new HP Indigo 7R

Imprimerie Héon & Nadeau of Victoriaville, Que., has purchased its second HP Indigo press, renewing its relationship with HP Canada. » Read full article

ProMach acquires Jet Label & Packaging

ProMach has acquired Jet Label & Packaging, a move that will expand its labelling and coding capabilities and provide customers across Canada with enhanced sales and support, it says. » Read full article

Carlsberg one step closer to world’s first ‘paper’ beer bottle

Carlsberg is a step closer to creating the world’s first ‘paper’ beer bottle made from sustainably-sourced wood fibres that is 100-percent bio-based and fully recyclable. » Read full article

DIA Christmas Luncheon & Annual General Meeting

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: December 4, 2019
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Digital Textile Printing Conference 2019

Location: Durham, N.C.
Date: December 11-12, 2019
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FESPA Global Print Expo 2020

Location: Madrid, Spain
Date: March 24-27, 2020
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drupa 2020

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
Date: June 16-26, 202
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