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Canada’s emergency wage subsidy program to be extended beyond June 6

The federal government’s 12-week Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program will be extended beyond its originally scheduled endpoint of June 6.

Rotocontrol launches Ecoline FM machines to produce face masks

Rotocontrol has launched Ecoline FM machines designed for end-to-end mask production in response to increased demand for PPE equipment amid COVID-19.

Achieving museum quality murals using wide-format digital printing

MP Repro was tasked with recreating church frescos of museum quality for the Archangels Michael and Gabriel Eastern Orthodox Church in Montreal.

Ricoh to absorb subsidiary Anajet on June 1

Ricoh Printing Systems America, Inc. (RPSA) has announced it will absorb its wholly-owned subsidiary Anajet, Inc., effective June 1, 2020.

Arrow Systems launches ArrowJet Aqua 330R

Arrow Systems, a provider of digital printing and finishing equipment, materials and coatings, has launched the ArrowJet Aqua 330R, a new solution for mid- to high-volume label and packaging production.
Canadian Shield

The Canadian Shield produces one millionth PPE face shield

The Canadian Shield, a Waterloo-based personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer, recently reached a key milestone: producing its one millionth face shield. The shield is part of a 500,000-unit order for Ontario Health that will be provided to hospitals and healthcare facilities across the province. » Read full article

Anderson & Vreeland names Andy Gillis VP of sales

Andy Gillis has been named Anderson & Vreeland’s new vice president of sales and general manager. Gillis joins the company from Provident, where he served as general manager. » Read full article

UPM Raflatac launches paper face materials using recycled label waste

UPM Raflatac has launched Label to Label, the first range of paper face materials constructed from up to 30 per cent post-consumer waste (PCW), containing recycled label backing. » Read full article

Graphitek installs Anapurna H2500i LED large-format printer from AGFA

In March 2020, Graphitek, a Victoriaville, QC printer specializing in large-format printing, completed the installation of an Anapurna H2500i LED large-format printer from AGFA. » Read full article

intelliFLEX issues company update amid COVID-19

intelliFLEX is reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic through some changes and new initiatives, including postponing its event, CPES2020 until this fall or early 2021, and the transition of CEO Mark Majewski into a Special Advisor position. » Read full article
Operation Bernard

Operation Bernard: How the Nazis almost won the war with forgeries

How the Nazis counterfeited the most circulated British £5 note to use the fake money to finance German intelligence operations. » Read more