26 June 2015

MARKHAM—Paperland Canada Inc. has purchased a DigiXpress

Left to right: Brett Kisiloski of PDS and Paul Ngan of Paperland (Canada) Inc.
Hybrid, CMYK with white and clear toner from PDS.

The DigiXpress prints at speeds up to 50 ppm in colour and mono, and has 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution. It can handle stock up to 360gsm, and has a paper capacity expandable to 2,950 sheets.

23 June 2015

MISSISSAUGA—Earlier this month, the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services awarded Ricoh Canada with the Vendor of Record for Managed Print Services. This means Ricoh will support the transition to a managed print environment that controls and reduces print output across the province.

“Ricoh Canada’s capacity to deliver highly secure, best-in-class technologies, solutions and processes – coupled with our long-standing sustainability and environmental commitments – makes us an ideal fit to meet and exceed the requirements of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services,” Glenn Laverty, president and CEO of Ricoh Canada Inc., said.

19 June 2015

CALGARY, ALBERTA—Apache Superior Printing Ltd., a privately owned Calgary printer has purchased an HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press, the first in Western Canada and the second in the country.

“Our clients are consistently looking for greater ROI on their marketing investments and combining this new format with our one-to-one marketing capabilities will enable us to deliver that,” Dave Gordon-Cooper, president & CEO, Apache Superior Printing Ltd., said.

18 June 2015

AURORA, ON—Prime Data has been honoured with the Top Performer Award for excellence in direct mail growth, by the Canada Post Corporation.

According to Deepak Chopra, CEO of Canada Post, Prime Data is “one of the best, if not the best, evangelist of the power of mail in moving hearts.”

For over 15 years, Prime Data has been helping businesses and not-for-profits nourish client and donor relationships through analytics-based variable communications.

17 June 2015

TORONTO—Toronto-based Ever-Reddy Packaging (Ever-Reddy Duplicating Service Inc.) has ceased operations after a declaration of bankruptcy was filed on May 19, 2015. 

16 June 2015

CALGARY, ALBERTA—BOLDER Graphics has acquired all of the assets of a Calgary-based small format company, which includes medium format printing and finishing technologies. The acquisition will allow BOLDER to provide existing Legal, Engineering, Architectural and Construction clients with products and services, including stationary, architectural drawing and blueprints, post cards and pamphlets.

"We've focused on expanding our wide-format printing services for the past couple of years, and now we're excited to offer our  clients on the small format side expanded products and services,” Kevin McCoy, president, said.

16 June 2015

MISSISSAUGA—Seydaco Packaging Corp., a Mississauga-based manufacturer of stock and specialty paperboard products, has ordered a KBA-Flexotecnica EVO XD eight-color flexo press. It is set to arrive later this year.

“The entire flexo web-line, including the new KBA-Flexotecnica eight-color CI plus two downstream units, as well as double roll stands with auto splicer and festoon and flatbed diecutter with rotary stripper, belt askew and delivery will be unique in North America,” David Seychell (pictured left), president of Seydaco said.

15 June 2015

ALTONA, MANITOBA—Friesens Corporation, a 350,000 sq. ft. production facility in Altona, Manitoba, has commissioned a Manroland eight-colour, format 8, R900 HiPrint XXL press, featuring a raft of automation modules.

10 June 2015

MISSISSAUGA—Agfa Inc. showcased two new Jeti wide-format printer systems to Canadian printers at a two-day red carpet event at its inkjet manufacturing and demonstration centre in Mississauga, Ontario.

Attendees take a look at Agfa's latest offerings

10 June 2015

ILLINOIS—The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) has announced the winners of the 22nd annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards competition. The awards aim to gain visibility in the graphic arts community by celebrating the best foils tamping, embossing, specialty coating, film laminating and more.

Best Use of Laser Cutting with Foil/Embossing
Bronze: Pacific Bindery Services Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada

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