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Supremex to cut costs with Edmonton facility closure

Supremex, a North American envelope manufacturer and provider of paper-based packaging solutions, has announced that it will be closing its Edmonton facility and reducing its Canadian envelope facility employees by 39, which will account for approximately five per cent of its total workforce.

Ontario invests in machine retooling to manufacture masks

The Ontario government is investing $550,000 to help two local manufacturers retool their operations in order to increase the capacity of masks manufactured for both adults and children. Funding is being provided through the Ontario Together Fund.

FESPA postpones 2021 Global Print Expo

FESPA has postponed the 2021 Global Print Expo, as well as the co-located European Sign Expo, from March until October 12-15, 2021. The event will remain at the same venue, the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

A plan for survival

With online shopping rampant, especially around the holiday season, the massive amount of packaging needed to ship orders has skyrocketed. We spoke with Canopy's Nicole Rycroft on the Pack4Good initiative and the organization’s Survival action plan to protect up to 50 per cent of the world's forests.

Warwick Printing creates mural for Alberta store

Lethbridge, Alta.-based Warwick Printing recently completed a wall mural project for South Country Co-op Liquor in Redcliff, Alta. using Drytac ReTac.
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drupa 2021 in-person event officially cancelled

Following consultation with exhibitors and partners, drupa 2021 has officially been cancelled due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In place of next year’s in-person event, drupa will be holding “virtual drupa,” a four-day virtual event set to take place from April 20 to 23, 2021 during the time frame drupa was originally scheduled to occur. » Read full article

Online webinar conference GCM Colloquium set for March

On March 11 and 12, 2021, students enrolled in Ryerson University’s Graphic Communications Management (GCM) program will be hosting the annual GCM Colloquium, a professional, academic and networking event, virtually for the first time. » Read full article

Point 1 Displays installs Agfa Jeti Tauro

Montreal-based Point 1 Displays has just completed the installation of an Agfa Jeti Tauro large-format digital press. The company has specialized in manufacturing displays for the health and beauty market for 27 years. » Read full article

Tom Fitzgerald named director of post-press products at Koenig & Bauer

Tom Fitzgerald, a veteran of the post-press industry, has been promoted to the position of director of post-press products at Koenig & Bauer (US/CA). » Read full article

Maritime Paper Products installs EFI Escada Packaging Control System

Maritime Paper Products, a 90-year-old company in the corrugated manufacturing and printing space, has invested in an EFI Escada Corrugator Control System to drive productivity, reduce waste and improve its carbon footprint. » Read full article
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Spotlight: Andrew Wong of Jones Healthcare Group

We spoke with Andrew Wong, manager of market development at Jones Healthcare Group, about near field communication (NFC) packaging technology and how this technology helps engage customers. » 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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