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Graphiscan acquires Quadriscan

Longueuil, Que.-based Graphiscan (formerly Imprimerie GR Ltd.) has acquired Montreal-based print company Quadriscan, effective Nov. 2, 2020. With this acquisition, Graphiscan now operates three printing plants in Alma, Longueuil and Montreal.

Ryerson GCM students launch webinar series

Students enrolled in Ryerson University’s Graphic Communications Management program are launching a webinar series on 18 relevant topics to the graphic arts industry, including sustainability, packaging, technology, publishing and strategy.

Beneco Custom Packaging installs Heidelberg Promatrix 106 CSB

SooPak.com, a fast-run offset packaging specialist, and its sister company Beneco Custom Packaging, have installed a new Heidelberg Promatrix 106 CSB die-cutter with blanking at its Toronto, Ont. facility, with the goal to boost its post-press output and capacity.

Berlin Packaging expands in Canada with Consolidated Bottle acquisition

Berlin Packaging, the world’s largest hybrid packaging supplier, has significantly expanded its Canadian footprint with the acquisition of Consolidated Bottle Corporation, a Canadian packaging supplier. The acquisition enables the combined businesses to offer even more packaging solutions to customers.
Wide Open Throttle Graphics

Wide Open Throttle Graphics installs TrueVIS VG2-540 to expand capacity

With its recent investment in a Roland TrueVIS VG2-540, Wide Open Throttle Graphics grew from a one-customer, home-based shop into a full-service business offering a range of services. » Read full article

Fujifilm to collaborate with Zund America

Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division is collaborating with Zund America, Inc., to give its customers access to Zund’s collection of cutting technologies and methods to provide solutions for packaging, marketing materials and signage. » Read full article

Joshua Brunn named Digital Printing project manager at Domino

Joshua Brunn has been promoted to digital printing project manager at Domino. » Read full article

Epson unveils first roll-to-roll resin signage printers

Epson has expanded its presence in the signage market with the introduction of the SureColor R5070 and SureColor R5070L, 64-inch roll-to-roll resin signage printers that use six-colour resin ink on a variety of substrates with consistent, repeatable colour. » Read full article

Koehler Paper Group names Tobias Sternbeck as CEO of Beaver Paper

Koehler Paper Group, a producer of high-quality specialty paper, has named Tobias Sternbeck as chief executive officer for the recently acquired Beaver Paper, a producer of sublimation media for the dye-sublimation and digital printing industry. » Read full article
Competitive bidding

Competitive bidding: Some pitfalls to avoid

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in less work in some segments, and some printers are getting desperate to get whatever work is available. Desperation pricing will not help. If you are operating a lean organization, selling below cost and not costing the work properly will speed up your demise. » Read more

FESPA Global Print Expo 2021

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dates: March 9-12, 2021
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drupa 2021

Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Dates: April 20-30, 2021
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