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April 12, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Insource Holds RISO X1 Demonstration
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Toronto Craftsmen Celebrate Student and Printer Achievement

The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsmen recognize local printers for their Gallery of Superb Printing work and present scholarships to secondary and post-secondary students. >> Read full article

Pollard Extends Danish Lottery Contract

A production partner to more than 50 lotteries worldwide, Winnipeg’s Pollard Banknote extends a three-year contract with Danske Lotteri based on proprietary printing innovation. >> Read full article

Sir Speedy Markham Adds Ricoh Pro

Markham franchise installs a Ricoh Pro C7100X press with owner Neale McKittrick explaining he was attracted to the system’s ability to print with clear toner and to run 16-point card stock. >> Read full article

 
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    Insource Holds RISO X1 Demonstration

    Insource Holds RISO X1 Demonstration

    Insource Corp. hosts a full day of demonstration sessions in Mississauga on the RISO ComColor X1 Series of inkjet printing systems. Led by Andre D’Urbano, National Sales Manager for RISO Canada, the sessions focused on how the X1 produces colour work at a low-cost-per-page relative toner systems. D’Urbano discussed the X1’s ability to add colour to a range of envelopes, while also allowing for full-sheet work at speeds of up to 150 pages per minute in simplex or 75 pages duplex. Insource, since taking on its first RISO distribution agreement one year ago, has installed more than 20 X1 systems, primarily in Greater Toronto. >> Learn More…

     
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    Scodix to Demo Nine Applications at Dscoop

    Printers at the upcoming HP users group conference will see the global introduction of two new techniques called Scodix Crystals and Cast&Cure, as well as the option of producing Foil on Foil, through Scodix Ultra Pro. >> Read full article

    Agfa Adds Jeti Automation

    The Canadian-made Jeti Tauro and Jeti Mira UV inkjet printing systems will be demonstrated with new automation at the upcoming ISA Sign Expo 2016, running from April 21 to 23, in Orlando, Florida. >> Read full article

    Touch7 for Small Shop Extended Gamut

    Richard Ainge and Mark Geeves, who developed Color-Logic’s Process Metallic Color System, are introducing a new product called Touch7 for small print shops to produce extended gamut printing. >> Read full article

     
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    Making Sense of a Weak Dollar

    Columnist Nick Howard breaks down one of the most-significant operational issues Canadian printers – all domestic manufacturers – will need to address in the months ahead. Facing $30-per-barrel oil, metal prices spiraling to near historic lows and the Loonie trading in the 70-cent range relative to the once again mighty U.S. dollar, Howard looks at the business implications of the current exchange rate, from dealing with wild swings in value to the purchase of U.S. inputs. He relates these issues to the advantages of exporting goods, even if the environment may not be as prosperous as it once was. >>Read More

     
     Event Calendar 
     

    PrintForum, presented by PrintAction

    Location: Mississauga Convention Centre
    Date: June 22, 2016, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm >> More Info

    PDS, OKI Open House

    Location: OKI Canada Headquarters, Mississauga, ON
    Date: April 14, 2016, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm >> More Info

    Printers Go Beyond, Domtar with Joe Webb

    Location: YEDI Business Acceleration Campus, Toronto, ON
    Date: April 15, 2016, 9:00 am – 11:00 am >> More Info

    Cloud Production Partners Seminars

    Location: YEDI Business Acceleration Campus, Toronto, ON
    Date: April 15 – 16, 2016, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm >> More Info

    BC Sign & Graphics Show

    Location: Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre, Burnaby, BC
    Date: April 15 – 16, 2016 >> More Info

    DIA Colour Olympics with Steve Suffoletto

    Location: TI Group, Toronto, ON
    Date: April 20, 2016, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm >> More Info

    Gutenberg Gala

    Location: Montreal Science Centre, QC
    Date: May 12, 2016 >> More Info

    DIA Seminar, Pre-drupa

    Location:TBD
    Date: May 18, 2016 >> More Info

    Graphics Canada

    Date: April 6 – 8, 2017
    Location: International Centre, Mississauga, ON >> More Info