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December 30, 2017
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C.J. Graphics Hosts Holiday Party in New Facility

Hundreds of guests from Greater Toronto’s printing and design communities attend C.J. Graphics’ annual holiday party, held for the first time in the company’s new 240,000-square-foot facility in Mississauga.


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.


Tech Giants React to Net Neutrality

Hours after the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to repeal rules aimed at protecting net neutrality, technology giants react to the potential of creating an Internet economy for the elite.


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.
 
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Friesens Installs Speedmaster XL-75

One of North America’s leading book manufacturers adds a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL-75-5+L, its first mid-size offset sheeted press in a plant dominated by VLF equipment. The company’s new press is equipped with features like Intellistart 2 and Press Center XL to leverage Heidelberg’s recently introduced Push to Stop production philosophy. » Learn more
 
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Cascades Buys Four Containerboard Plants

Cascades says it is acquiring four plants in Ontario to strengthen its position in the containerboard-packaging sector, while also taking an ownership position in Tencorr and increased equity in Greenpac. » Read full article

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. » Read full article

Innovative Design & Print Adds NexPress

Innovative Design & Print of Millbank, Ontario, recently completed the installation of a NexPress NX3900 digital press featuring long-sheet capabilities and Kodak’s Fifth Imaging Unit. » Read full article

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. » 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
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

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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