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April 28, 2018
News 
 

Transcontinental to Acquire Coveris For $1.7 Billion

A move to acquire Coveris Americas for $1.72 billion would become TC Transcontinental’s seventh flexible packaging acquisition since 2014, when it first entered the market.


Invested In Print, Inside CJ Graphics

Starting up a new 240,000-square-foot facility in late 2017, Jay Mandarino continues to push The CJ Group toward becoming Canada’s largest commercial printing operation.


Running Joins HP Canada

Greg Running, who previously served as Kodak's Canadian Sales Director, joins HP Canada to lead its Indigo and inkjet web press interests in Western Canada.


Blanchette Named VP of Marketing at Xerox

Helene Blanchette, a prominent Canadian marketing executive, has joined Xerox as Vice President of Marketing for its Graphic Communications division on a worldwide basis.
 
FEATURED NEWS 
 
Feature

Lisi Named Chair of Ryerson GCM

Jason Lisi has been appointed as the next Chair of Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management, starting July 1, 2018, with outgoing Chair Ian Baitz returning as a full-time professor. Under the past nine years of Baitz’ leadership, GCM has become the largest graphic communications school in North America with 640 full-time students and 30 full- and part-time faculty and staff. » Learn more
 
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APP Indonesia, The Pursuit of Prosperity

Asia Pulp & Paper reaches the 5-year anniversary of its seminal Forest Conservation Policy, which set into motion a massive transformation of one of the world’s largest integrated pulp and paper companies. » Read full article

Whitehouse Graphics Acquires Komori GL640C

Whitehouse Graphics, of Vaughan, ON, purchased a Komori GL640C press that includes fully automatic plate changers, PDC-SX and KHS-AI. » Read full article

HP Launches Piazza Book Printing Service

Piazza is described as a set of independent and interlocking cloud-based book manufacturing and distribution services for publishers, which ultimately allows them to hold zero inventory. » Read full article

Webcom to Acquire York Bookbinders

Webcom Inc. of Toronto signed an agreement to acquire York Bookbinders, a 34-year-old business specializing in hardcover book-bindery services, which adds 7.5-million hardcover books per year to its capacity. » Read full article

ICON Raises $35,000 for Markham Autism Centre

ICON Digital Productions of Markham, ON, hosted a fundraising dinner in early April and raised a total of $35,000 for Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) programs and services. » Read full article
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

Print Digital Solutions Open House

Location: PDS head office, Scarborough, ON
Date: May 4, 2018, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
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Insource Expo

Location: Insource head office, Markham, ON
Date: May 9, 2018
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PrintForum Trade Show & Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: June 6, 2018
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Canadian Printing Awards

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