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Last chance to buy your Canadian Printing Awards gala tickets

PrintAction invites you to the 16th annual Canadian Printing Awards gala on November 10 when we will recognize the most innovative print projects of the past year. Bring your colleagues, clients, friends, and family and be inspired by the creativity and imagination of this year’s finalists and winners.

Heidelberg unveils world’s fastest sheetfed offset press

Heidelberg premieres the world’s fastest sheetfed offset press. The Speedmaster XL 106 can print 21,000 sheets per hour, up from 18,000 sph.

SinaLite installs Kongsberg C64 cutting table

SinaLite installs a new Kongsberg C64 cutting table with Feeder & Stacker at its Markham, Ont., facility to automate production and meet growing customer demand.

Heeter installs first Ricoh Pro Z75 B2 sheetfed press

Commercial printer Heeter installs the first Ricoh Pro Z75 B2 sheetfed inkjet press in its newly unveiled Digital Print Center. This would be the first beta site for the new technology.
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Heidelberg Canada

Offset vs. Digital with Versafire Digital Print Engines

In Heidelberg’s latest Expert Talk video, let's dare to compare Heidelberg’s Speedmaster offset technology with Heidelberg's Versafire digital print engines. Versafire digital printing provides superior, offset quality with the ability to print on up to 24 pt. stock and up to 135 pages per minute – while also maintaining high throughput and reliable production. Discover their advantages in speed, substrate versatility, and sheet size, without sacrificing offset quality.
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Creative Silhouettes

Creative Silhouettes adds colour to Toronto skyline with Drytac Polar Grip

Canadian large-format print company Creative Silhouettes recently used Drytac Polar Grip white polymeric self-adhesive vinyl to create a striking application at a busy intersection in its home city of Toronto. » Read full article
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PRINTING United Alliance 2022 Pinnacle Product Award

Mimaki USA is proud to announce that its JV330-160 received a coveted PRINTING United Alliance 2022 Pinnacle Product Award for Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (under 80 in.). A highly qualified panel of judges across the printing industry evaluated the annual contest’s 160+ entries.

Mimaki’s JV330-160 offers commercial-level results for high-demand print businesses. It can produce a wide range of sign and graphic applications for internal and external use. The JV330 printer creates a complete workflow solution when paired with a CG-AR cutter. This combination is ideal for creating banners, POP posters, decals, stickers, and more.
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RRD wins multiple awards at 2022 Paperboard Packaging Competition

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company won several awards, including the Judges’ Award, at the 2022 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition hosted by the Paperboard Packaging Council. » Read full article

Canadian Print Scholarships awarded to BCIT students

Three students in the Graphic Communications Technology Management Program at BCIT receive in-memoriam Canadian Printing Industries Scholarships. » Read full article

Fujifilm launches a new variable data print solution

Fujifilm Integrated Inkjet Solutions launches the Fujifilm 12K Printbar System, a new variable data print solution for commercial printing and packaging markets. » Read full article

Innovia launches a new range of graphics media film

Innovia Films introduce a new generation of polypropylene, high gloss films, which are printable by both HP Latex and UV Inkjet systems. » Read full article
Getting into the mix

Getting into the mix

Expertise in combining techniques, such as foil, spot UV, metallic inks, etc., is the new normal in the print finish sector. Digital embellishments have become popular. Since no tooling is involved with digital processes, it provides the opportunity to apply embellishments for shorter runs including direct mail, invitations, stationery, labels, and containers. » Read more

Canadian Printing Awards Gala

Location: Toronto
Date: November 10, 2022
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AIPIA World Congress

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date: November 14 – 15, 2022
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