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September 13, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Hueneye Running 8-up with New RMGT 9 Press
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PrintAction’s 2016 Industry Achievement Winners

Jamie Barbieri of PDI Group, Hadi Mahabadi, former Director of XRCC, and Todd Cober of Cober Evolving Solutions to be recognized at the 2016 Canadian Printing Awards gala for their contributions. >> Read full article

Glenmore Becomes Eagle Certified

One of Western Canada’s leading packaging and printing operations successfully completes the Eagle Cold Foil Certification Course geared toward improving production efficiency, quality and ROI. >> Read full article

Jones Deploys OpenSense Pharma Tags

After announcing a tech partnership with Thinfilm back in January 2016, Jones Packaging is now deploying OpenSense in a production line that can apply and read up to 15,000 tags per hour. >> Read full article

 
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Hueneye Running 8-up with New RMGT 9 Press

Hueneye Running 8-up with New RMGT 9 Press

One of the Montreal area's only dedicated trade shops, Hueneye is now running a five-colour RMGT 9 Series press with coater purchased through Canadian dealer KBR Graphics. Installed about nine months ago, the press features maximum printing speeds of 16,200 sheets per hour, RMGT’s Insta.Color makeready automation, and varnish coating capabilities. Led by President Mike Green, Hueneye has 30 full-time employees housed in a 12,000-square-foot facility and is leveraging the new press’ 8-up format and automation for greater production efficiency. >> Learn More…

 
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Weymans Becomes VP for Xeikon

Filip Weymans has been named Vice President of Marketing for Xeikon, a division of Flint Group, primarily focused on developing web-fed toner presses that use LED-array-based electrophotography. >> Read full article

Newspaper Association Changes Name to News Media Alliance

The Newspaper Association of America, with some 2,000-member companies, moves to reflect the media’s evolution to multi-platform, digitally savvy businesses and premium content providers. >> Read full article

 
 From PrintAction September 2016 
 
Hyperlocal Print Media

Hyperlocal Print Media

Metroland Media details the ins and outs of manufacturing community newspapers and distributing flyers in Ontario, using a range of tools to measure its market penetration. Probably best known for publishing over 100 community newspapers in addition to flagship papers like the Toronto Star and Hamilton Spectator, Metroland Media, owned by Torstar Corporation, also distributes four billion advertising flyers every year – partly printed by themselves but mostly printed by others – door to door to households in its newspaper-circulation areas. VPs Michelle Digulla and Dean Zavarise discuss the future of Metroland’s community newspaper and flyer businesses, and how these fit with corporate strategy. >> Read More

 
 Event Calendar 
 

ERP Vendor Congress

Location: Fourpoints by Sheraton Meadowvale, Mississauga, ON
Date: October 4 – 5, 2016 >> More Info

Golf Tournament, Toronto Craftsmen

Location: Royal Woodbine Golf Club, Toronto, ON
Date: September 14, 2016 >> More Info

CJ Graphics Charity Golf Tournament, Special Needs Children

Location: Royal Woodbine Golf Club
Date: September 20, 2016 >> More Info

OPIA London Golf Classic

Location: Pine Knot Golf and Country Club
Date: September 21, 2016 >> More Info

Graph Expo 2016

Location: Orlando, Florida
Date: September 25 – 28, 2016 >> More Info

2016 PAC Conference

Location: Niagara Falls, ON
Date: September 28 – 29, 2016 >> More Info

MultiCam Canada Open House

Location: MultiCam Canada, Concord, ON
Date: October 21 – 22, 2016, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm >> More Info

2016 Canadian Printing Awards Gala

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, ON
Date: November 10, 2016 >> More Info

Graphics Canada

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