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Mimaki USA

Celebrating Canadian print achievement

Earlier this month in Toronto, over 150 people from across the country attended the 16th annual Canadian Printing Awards, the first in-person gathering since 2019! More than 45 awards were presented to printers and technology suppliers. Congratulations to all award 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.

The Essential Image installs fifth Jeti inkjet printer

The Essential Image, based in Kitchener, Ont., sets up a Jeti Tauro H3300 LED as the latest inkjet engine among its five Agfa printers.

Tricorbraun acquires Merlot Packaging

TricorBraun acquires Vancouver-based Merlot Packaging, further expanding its presence in Canada. A rigid packaging distributor, Merlot specializes in high-quality closures.
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Mimaki USA

Mimaki’s Award-Winning JV330-160

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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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

Mitchell Press opens U.S. sales office

Mitchell Press opens an office in Portland, Ore. It will be led by U.S. general manager, Dianne Bullas, who has over three decades of experience in print publication operations and sales. » 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

Print Studio One installs Kongsberg digital finishing system

Design and print specialist Print Studio One installs a new Kongsberg X24 Edge cutting table and a range of advanced tooling at its facility in Steinbach, Man. » Read full article

Cascades closes corrugator at Belleville facility

Cascades permanently shuts down the corrugator at its Belleville, Ont., facility. The plant will now focus on converting. » Read full article

ePac Flexible Packaging creates virtual packaging network

ePac Flexible Packaging launches a proprietary cloud-based manufacturing platform that enables all ePac locations to be connected and managed as a single manufacturing plant. » Read full article
Something new for 33

Something new for 33

The Howard Iron Works, Oakville, Ont., recently saved and restored a Harris LSB that was manufactured in 1935. With a maximum sheet size of 17.5 x 22.5 in., the Harris LSB was the company’s first attempt at entering the then rapidly growing small format offset business. » Read more

Agfa Value Conference 2022

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Date: November 29, 2022
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