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Hemlock Harling acquires Datex Services

Hemlock Harling Distribution acquires Datex Services of Richmond, B.C. Founded in 1969, Datex has served the B.C. marketplace with a full suite of mailing services for over 50 years. Stormer Yttri, president at Datex, Perry Jongsma, VP-operations, and Adrian Bartel, data technician, will join the Hemlock Harling team.

Kodak installs world’s largest CTP system at WKS Group

Kodak has completed installation of the first Kodak Magnus Q4800 Platesetter at the WKS Group in Essen, Germany. Equipped with an XPL Pallet Loading System with four pallet stations for four different plate formats, the overall configuration of the Magnus Q4800 is almost 19 m long and 3.5 m wide. This is the biggest CTP system to be installed anywhere in the world.

Cober to install new Speedmaster XL 106 from Heidelberg

Cober, Kitchener, Ont., will be installing a new Speedmaster XL 106-8P from Heidelberg with the first plate-to-unit device in North America.

Durst expands Canadian presence with new personnel

Durst North America appoints Philip Hampson as its national sales representative in Canada. Hampson is a veteran in the printing industry. He previously served in several national sales roles supporting various print markets.
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Injection of colour

Powering positivity with an injection of colour

According to John Blyth of Ricoh Europe, 2022 promises to be a year when creative impulses will be unleashed, perhaps more boldly than ever before as designers tap into a newfound optimism. For the first time, Pantone has ushered in a new year with a new shade. Very Peri symbolizes ‘the changes the world is experiencing as we look to move beyond the isolation and uncertainty of the pandemic’. » Read more

Registrations now open for GCM Colloquium 2022

Registration is now open to attendees for Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) Colloquium 2022, which will be held online from March 3 to 4, 2022. This year’s theme is Accessibility in Graphic Communications. » Read full article

Mark Phillips joins Connecting for Results

Strategic consulting firm Connecting for Results appoints Mark Phillips to the newly created position of vice-president, corporate development, CFR, and sales development, Techstream. » Read full article

Hubergroup launches sheetfed offset ink series for direct food contact

Hubergroup Print Solutions introduces MGA Contact, its new sheetfed offset ink product that is suitable for safe printing on the inside of paper and cardboard food packaging. » Read full article

Significans Automation launches Virtual InkBooks

Significans Automation has made its first foray into software development with the launch of Virtual InkBooks, a colour management tool for creating cloud-based custom ink libraries. » Read full article

Xeikon launches new label converting units

Xeikon continues on its pathway to full digitalization with the launch of its new series of label converting units, specifically developed and designed for the converting industries in high-end label production and manufacturing. » Read full article

Join us on March 22 for Advance: Women in Manufacturing

In an effort to facilitate conversations about advancing women into roles of their choice in Canada’s manufacturing sector, 15 of Annex Business Media’s manufacturing media brands, including PrintAction, are coming together to host Advance: Women in Manufacturing, a virtual event on March 22 at 1 pm. » Read full article
Cash flow management

Cash flow management

It is important to recognize the importance of cash flow. It is equally critical to understand the impact of other non-cash costs like depreciation. Business owners who rely too much on cash flow projections for pricing do not build a sustainable foundation to continue to thrive. In the long-run, you must cover all costs in order to survive and prosper. » Read more

GCM Colloquium 2022

Location: Online
Date: March 3–4, 2022
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