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Sun Chemical to hike publication ink prices in North America

Due to escalating raw material costs, increasing international and domestic freight rates and shortages of key material inputs into the printing ink supply chain Sun Chemical has decided to raise the prices of publication inks in North America from June 1.

Industry veteran Jay Mandarino wins 2020 Business Person of the Year award

Join us in congratulating Jay Mandarino, CEO of CJ Graphics, Inc., and PrintAction’s editorial advisor, for winning the 2020 Business Person of the Year award from the Mississauga Board of Trade, Ont.

Media Graph installs new EFI Vutek H5 printer

Montreal-based Media Graph installs a new EFI Vutek H5 UV LED hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll printer to increase its product offerings in the retail, hospitality and office sector.

Empire L.A. is the first Canadian prepress specialist to earn Esko certification

Empire L.A. of Quebec is the first digital prepress and press-ready flexographic plate specialist in Canada to receive the ‘best in class’ certification from Esko under the XPS Crystal Program.
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Mimaki launches the 100 Series

Maximize your productivity and produce high-quality affordable graphics with the JV100-160 and UJV100-160. The JV100-160 is a professional-grade eco-solvent model, designed for high-quality prints and efficient production. It is perfect for a range of applications, from fine art reproduction to durable vehicle wrap printing. The UJV100-160 is a UV-LED roll-based model, featuring Mimaki instant-dry inks that adhere to a variety of media, increasing its versatility and keeping production costs low. » Learn more...
Cathie Ellis

Spotlight: Cathie Ellis, president of Ellis Packaging

Cathie Ellis is the president of Ellis Packaging, Pickering, Ont. As one of the earliest female leaders of a printing and packaging company, Ellis understands the challenges women face in the industry. In an email interview, Ellis discusses her hopes for the industry. » Read full article

Roland DGA announces new monitoring app

Wide-format imaging company Roland DGA launches Roland DG Connect, an app that allows users of TrueVIS series printer and cutter models to gain a detailed understanding of their print operations. » Read full article

Keynote, speakers announced for Women in Manufacturing

The agenda is set for Women in Manufacturing, our all-new virtual event, and it’s shaping up to be one you don’t want to miss. It features influencers in the Canadian manufacturing sector, as well as women who have trailblazed in their careers. » Read full article

Kornit Digital unveils a new solution for on-demand apparel production

Kornit Digital releases its new Max technology, “establishing a new standard for on-demand fashion and apparel production.” » Read full article

WKS Group invests in the world’s first Kodak Magnus Q4800 Platesetter

Kodak has received an order from Germany-based WKS Group to supply the world’s first Kodak Magnus Q4800 Platesetter, a jumbo CTP system for extra-large format (XLF) plates. » Read full article
Mental Health

Mental health in the time of COVID-19

From isolation, financial stress, health scares, feelings of helplessness and lack of control, the list of stressors from this pandemic is long. There is good news, however, as many options are available for protecting and nurturing our mental health. Author Treena Hein provides a helpful list of strategies to mitigate the effects of long-term stress caused by the pandemic. » Read more


Location: Online
Dates: May 12, 2021
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