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September 4, 2018
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Canadian Printing Awards

Hemlock celebrates 50th anniversary

Hemlock Printers is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, recognizing a half-century of growth to become one of Canada’s most recognized printing companies.


New home for West Canadian Edmonton

West Canadian Digital Imaging’s Edmonton team has a new home. The team recently moved out of its 8,000-square-foot space into a new 31,000-square-foot production facility.


Mitchell Press receives Climate Smart Certification

British Columbia-based Mitchell Press has achieved Climate Smart Certification, having completed its first Greenhouse Emissions Inventory, audited and verified by Climate Smart.


Cascades to close two Ontario corrugated packaging plants

Cascades has announced plans to close two sheet plants in Barrie (Jellco) and Peterborough, Ont., as part of its ongoing efforts to reorganize and optimize its corrugated packaging platform in Ontario. The plants will be closed by December 31, affecting approximately 65 employees.
 
 
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Komori

Komori to field test new Impremia NS40

Komori Corp. announced plans to initiate field testing of its new Impremia NS40, a 40-inch sheetfed Nanographic Printing System, next spring. First shown at drupa 2016, the sheetfed inkjet press, equipped with Landa Nanography technology, has been in development in Japan for more than two years. » Learn more
 
 
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New Canadian Messagepoint office focuses on AI research

Messagepoint has expanded its Canadian presence with a new office in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont., which will act as the company’s technology hub specializing in artificial intelligence research. » Read full article

Avery Canada marks third annual #AveryGivesBack

Avery Products Canada is partnering with philanthropist and young change-maker Hannah Alper, the Pinball Clemons Foundation and multiple school board associations across Canada on their third annual #AveryGivesBack campaign. The company says it intends to donate up to 50,000 binders to under-resourced students so that they have the tools they need to succeed in the classroom. » Read full article

Paul Cooper to lead Sun Chemical Security Division

Sun Chemical has announced its Security Division will operate under the brand name of Luminescence, the manufacturer of security and brand protection inks Sun Chemical acquired earlier this year. Remaining a standalone business, Luminescence will be headed by Paul Cooper, who has over 30 years of experience in the security market. » Read full article
 
FROM PRINTACTION July/August 
 
From July/August issue

Disruption in the data era

In today’s evolving manufacturing landscape, embracing digital disruption is a fact of business prosperity. “To remain competitive and to evolve with the customer, organizations need to be thinking about how they can use data as a strategic asset and optimize their operations in new and innovative ways to better engage their customers,” Keven Peesker, President of Microsoft Canada, says. » Read more
 
EVENT CALENDAR 
 

Canadian Printing Awards

Location: Palais Royale, Toronto, Ont.
Date: November 8, 2018
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LabelExpo Americas

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: September 25-27, 2018
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PAC to the Future II, Retail Reinvented

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: September 26-27, 2018
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Print 18

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: September 30-October 2, 2018
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Ghent Workgroup Graphic Arts Workshop

Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: October 9, 2018
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SGIA Expo

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: October 18-20, 2018
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