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TMU students earn Canadian Printing Industries Scholarships

Three students from the Graphic Communications Management Program at Toronto Metropolitan University receive Canadian Printing Industries Scholarships.

Printing United Alliance celebrates 2022 Ben Franklin Honor Society Inductees

Printing United Alliance inducts nine industry leaders into the Ben Franklin Honor Society, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the printing and graphic communications industry.

Roland introduces new holographic prism film

ESM-HOLO is a multipurpose, 6-mil holographic prismatic film featuring a permanent adhesive. It’s suitable for indoor and short-term outdoor applications.

Small business confidence hits lowest levels ever

According to the latest Business Barometer by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, the optimism index for the next three months has dropped to 43.8, while the 12-month index hit 50, the lowest level recorded since 2009.
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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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Client relationships

Client relationships should be more engaging. Here’s why

In a world of highly targeted, personalized marketing communication, sustained customer relationships are created across multiple communication platforms. Customer engagement marketing happens when brands use personalized communication to guide their audience through a planned customer journey. From lead to sale, it’s all about a welcoming and nurturing a relationship. » 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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Drupa 2024: Exhibitors from 45 countries already signed up

About one-and-a-half years before the start of the trade fair, Drupa has reached an important milestone: over 100,000 m2 of net exhibition space have already been booked by around 900 exhibitors from 45 nations. » Read full article

EasyCut Studio adds support for Mimaki cutting plotters

EasyCut Studio’s vinyl cutting software has been fully tested and can now be used with Mimaki vinyl cutters including the newly released CG-AR series and the CG-SRIII series. » Read full article

OneVision expands modular solutions for automated workflows

With the release of the latest software generation 22.2, software manufacturer OneVision expands its modular solutions for automated workflows. » Read full article

Registration opens for FTA’s Forum, Infoflex 2023

FTA’s annual conference, Forum 2023, will take place April 16-19 at the Hilton Columbus Downtown in Columbus, Ohio. » Read full article
Business lessons from an Inuit co-op

Business lessons from an Inuit co-op

On a recent visit to Nunavut, our Insider columnist Bob Dale discovered a printing technique that has been part of Canadian culture since the 1950’s. This technique creates an image for relief printing by hand cutting the stone surface. He also picked up some business lessons from the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative. » Read more

DIA Christmas Luncheon & Annual General Meeting

Location: Toronto
Date: December 7, 2022
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