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December 16, 2017
News 
 

Gagliano Receives Bovey Award

Tony Gagliano, Executive Chairman and CEO of St. Joseph Communications, won the Edmund C. Bovey Award for Philanthropy in the Arts at the Business for the Arts Awards Gala.


DIA Introduces Board for Year Ahead

The Digital Imaging Association held its annual holiday luncheon at The Boulevard Club on Toronto’s lakeshore, featuring a keynote address from social media influencer Scott Stratten.


Dreshfield Becomes VP for KBA North America

Richard Dreshfield is joining KBA North America as Senior Vice President of Sheetfed Sales, beginning on January 1, 2018, after a 33-year career with Clearwater Paper.
 
FEATURED NEWS 
 
Feature

Baldwin Acquires QuadTech

Baldwin Technology, which develops process automation technologies, consumables and services for the print, packaging, textile and corrugated industries, acquires QuadTech Inc. from its parent company, Quad/Graphics. This is Baldwin’s fifth acquisition since joining the BW Forsyth Partners in 2012, and the fourth completed in 2017. The newest purchase will result in an operation called Baldwin Vision Systems. » Learn more
 
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Avanti Expands In New Toronto Office

Avanti Computer Systems expanded its footprint with a new office on Consumers Road in North York, Ontario, as the growing MIS software developer makes its fourth move in the past 10 years. » Read full article

Adobe Achieves Pay Parity

Adobe of San Jose, California, has achieved equal pay between men and women in the United States, as it continues toward global pay parity now focusing on India, holding its next largest employee population. » Read full article

Pantone Unveils Colour of the Year for 2018

PANTONE 18-3838, Ultra Violet, has been named as the 2018 Color of the Year, described by the company as communicating “originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future.” » Read full article
 
From PrintAction November 
 
Profit

Understanding Productivity and Profitability

Dr. Ron Davis, Chief Economist, Printing Industries of America, examines the relationship between productivity and profitability in print, using independent industry data for sheetfed printers covering primarily commercial and advertising, direct mail and packaging. He focuses on budgeted hourly rates, sales per employee, and value added per employee. » Read more
 
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EFI Connect

Location: The Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada
Date: January 23-26, 2018
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Graphics of the Americas

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Date: February 22-24, 2018
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PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: June 6, 2018
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Graphics Canada

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: April 11-13, 2019
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