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May 23, 2017
News 
 

Digital Packaging to Reach $52 billion by 2026

A new report by Future Market Insights estimates the demand for digital printing in packaging, currently fuelled by toner presses and labels, will grow at 15.3 percent to surpass US$52 billion in revenues by 2026.


Canopy Launches 2017 Eco Paper Database

Vancouver non-profit organization goes live with its updated Ecopaper Database, described by Canopy as the Holy Grail of directories for North America’s Best Environmental Papers.


Holmes Joins Agfa in Western Canada

Brent Holmes becomes an Account Manager for Agfa Inc., focusing on western Canada, responsible for the company’s wide-format equipment product portfolio in the region.
 
 
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Komcan

Komori's GL and GLX press power re-written

The Komori GL and GLX have re-written performance in sheetfed presses. With award winning speeds up to 18,000 IPH and un-matched make-ready speeds the two newest Komori's are truly the leading 40 inch sheetfed presses. With features like in-line inspection and colour control to Komori's patented KHS-AI self learning inking control you will see why more and more printers are turning to Komori. Komori has long been known for its rock solid reputation and maximum up time and being the lowest cost of ownership machine available. Now its also the most automated allowing for you the printer to maximize your profits. Call us at Komcan Inc. the only authorized Komori dealer in Canada to learn more. » Learn more
 
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KBA

Canadian Bank Note Adds Fourth KBA Press

Canadian Bank Note Company in December 2016 installed a new 12-colour KBA Rapida 106 press focused on the production of high-quality, secure identity products, such as passports, drivers’ licenses and identity documents on a variety of substrates for customers in Canada and throughout the world. KBA explains the uniquely built press was delivered in record time after a fire destroyed an older CBN machine. » Learn more
 
 
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KBA

World's Fastest Press

Learn more about this amazing press and its fast makeready speeds, simultaneous processes, highest print quality, and the ability to print on the widest range of substrates. » Learn more
 
News 
 

Tilia Labs Releases Griffin 1.0

Ottawa software developer, creator of tilia Phoenix for planning and imposition automation, launches an automatic layout solution for wide format printers, called tilia Griffin. » Read full article

Sun Chemical SunBar

Sun Chemical’s recently introduced SunBar (Aerobloc) oxygen barrier coatings are aimed at converters to provide durable and sustainable films that support lighter weight packaging. » Read full article

swissQprint Impala LED and Nyala LED

swissQprint introduces two updated large format printer models with new curing options in the Impala LED and Nyala LED, which also include a range of mechanical improvements. » Read full article
 
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PointOne

Equipment for today’s printing

At PointOne quality is never sacrificed. We offer competitive trade prices and first class service while also keeping the environment in mind. We have leading edge technology to keep cost and quality in line. Come work with us to make your next print job a work of art.
• Available for production March 2016
• KBA Rapida 130A
• 8 Colour Perfector 51” x 38” with roll to sheet
• Auto register and colour control
• 13,000 Sheets Per Hour
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From PrintAction May 
 
TouchTerrain

TouchTerrain Hands-on 3D print

Have you ever wondered what it looks like at the top of Mount Everest or at the bottom of the Grand Canyon? Well, Chris Harding and his colleagues at Iowa State University can’t take you there, but thanks to their innovative TouchTerrain application and the advancements of 3D printing, you can hold the natural wonders of the world in your hands. » Read more
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

OPIA Awards Night

Location: St. George’s Golf & Country Club
Date: May 25, 2017
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2017 Avanti User Group Conference

Location: Grand Hyatt, Denver, Colorado
Date: May 23 – 26, 2017
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OPIA SWOB Golf Tournament

Location: Rockway Golf Club, Kitchener, ON
Date: June 7, 2017
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PrintForum West, presented by PrintAction

Location: Delta Burnaby, Burnaby, BC
Date: June 14, 2017
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12th Annual Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, ON
Date: November 9, 2017
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