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March 20, 2018
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Lowe-Martin Installs Standard/Horizon Die Cutter

The Lowe-Martin Group installed a Standard/Horizon RD-4055 DMC rotary die cutter, purchased through KBR Graphics, at its facility in Mississauga for short-run digital and offset work.


Jet Label Invests in Platform Redundancy

Western Canada’s largest producer of labels and printed tape has acquired duplicates of critical machinery and components to provide what it describes as total platform redundancy at its primary facility in Edmonton.


PIA Responds to Proposed Duties on Canadian Paper Imports

Printing Industries of America issues a response to the announcement by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding imposing anti-dumping duties on Canadian imports of Uncoated Groundwood Paper.
 
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Cambridge Label Adds Nilpeter FA

Described as the largest printer of trade labels in Canada, Cambridge Label manufactures custom printed labels in quantities from 100 up to several million, specializing in work for food and beverage, health and beauty, household products, industrial products, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical, as well as medical facilities. » Learn more
 
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Agfa Unveils Adamas Plate

Agfa Graphics this spring is set to launch a new chemical-free plate line called Adamas featuring patented ThermoLink technology, which provides run lengths as long as 350,000 copies. » Read full article

Canon Unveils iQuarius Inks for VarioPrint

Third-generation iQuarius MX inks for the Océ VarioPrint i-series sheetfed inkjet presses are scheduled to be available from April 2018, developed to meet the needs of working with offset coated papers. » Read full article

Kodak Reports Year-end Results

Revenues for the full year 2017 were US$1.5 billion, down seven percent, but Kodak sees volume grow in key sectors like Flexcel NX Plates, up 17 percent, and Sonora Process Free Plates, up 21 percent. » Read full article
 
From PrintAction February 
 
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Sheetfed Inkjet Opportunities and Challenges

Fujifilm’s Ed Pierce, Komcan’s Brett Rogers, Canon’s Alec Couckuyt and RISO’s Andre D’Urbano describe sheetfed inkjet press advances, challenges, and why commercial printers should invest. The tech leaders also describe which of their current systems are best suited for commercial printing and why. » Read more
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: June 6, 2018
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Ryerson GCM Job Fair

Location: Mattamy Athletic Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Date: March 22, 2018
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Ryerson GCM Colloquium and Business Plan Expo

Location: Mattamy Athletic Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Date: April 3, 2018
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Focus On Manufacturing Security, Presented by Canadian Security magazine

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: April 18, 2018, 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
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Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, ON
Date: November 8, 2018
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