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Packaging for Printers

Connecting for Results partners with Ryerson for GCM mentorship program

Strategic consulting firm Connecting for Results Inc. has launched Print Wisdom, a career mentorship program, in partnership with Ryerson University. Working with Ryerson’s Graphic Communications Management program, Print Wisdom provides third- and fourth-year students with the opportunity to seek advice from seasoned professionals in the industry.

Huge Paper to exclusively distribute Legion Paper in Eastern Canada

Huge Paper has been named the exclusive distributor of Legion Paper products in Eastern Canada.

Flash Reproductions installs first Valiani Omnia in North America

Sydney Stone, the exclusive dealer of the Valiani Omnia die cutter in Canada, has announced the first North American installation of the machine at Flash Reproductions.

Canadian Print Scholarships announces scholarship recipients

Canadian Print Scholarships has announced the recipients of three Canadian Printing Industries Scholarships named for B.C. print industry leaders. The scholarships have been awarded to students in the Graphic Communications Technology program at BCIT.

Albion Screen Printing installs Esko Kongsberg C24 digital cutter

In December 2020, Gatineau-based Albion Screen Printing invested in a new Esko Kongsberg C24 digital cutter. In partnership with Agfa, this investment allows the printer to considerably increase its productivity at the finishing level.
Recycling paper

New study questions environmental benefits of recycling paper

A recent study from researchers at Yale University and University College London questions the environmental benefits of paper recycling, which is considered to be an important part of a circular economy. » Read full article

10West Commercial Graphics places Canada’s first HP Latex 800W order

Oshawa-based 10West Commercial Graphics has placed Canada’s first order of two HP Latex 800W series of roll-to-roll printers with white ink. The print shop will primarily use the printers for custom signage, pop displays and vehicle wraps. » Read full article

Sun Chemical to raise prices on inks and more in North America

Sun Chemical has announced that it will increase prices across a number of its packaging and commercial sheetfed inks, coatings and adhesives in North America, effective March 15, 2021. » Read full article

Idealliance members vote to approve PUA merger

Printing United Alliance (PUA) and Idealliance recently announced the intent to merge the two organizations in January. Members of Idealliance overwhelmingly approved the Plan of Merger with 96 per cent voting in favour, which marks the final step to effectuate the merger. » Read full article

Pacific Bindery adds PUR perfect binding to finishing trade services

Pacific Bindery has added Polyurethane Reactive (PUR) perfect binding to its range of post-press finishing trade services for B.C. and Alberta’s commercial print market. » Read full article
Fire and brimstone

Fire and brimstone: The great awakening of John Thomson

Nick Howard explains how two men, Merritt Gally and John Thomson, invented and improved the Parallel Impression platen to stand the test of time. » Read more

GCM Colloquium

Location: Online
Dates: March 11-12, 2021
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virtual drupa

Location: Online
Dates: April 20-23, 2021
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