PrintCAN News RSS PrintCAN RSS en-us Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:02:25 EDT Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:56:34 EST Webcom launches BookOnDemand Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:24:40 EST Webcom Inc., a Canadian book manufacturer, has announced the launch of Webcom BookOnDemand, a print-on-demand service. The company collaborated with HP on the worldwide launch of HPOneBooksolution. DWC Prints acquires Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:44:36 EST DWC Prints, a full-service print service provider in Barrie, has finalized an agreement to acquire, a printer of scorecards, yardage guides, brochures and more since 1980.  Battlefield Graphics is Sappiâs Printer of the Year Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:45:35 EST Battlefield Graphics' Gold winning entry Burlington ON-based Battlefield Graphics has been named Sappi North America’s 2016 Printer of the Year in its 19th annual Printer of the Year competition.  The awards recognize the superior innovation and creativity in print across 10 categories for work produced on Sappi papers. This year’s winners were chosen out of over 1,400 submissions. Xerox announces Conduent, Xerox, as names for separated companies Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:09:58 EST Earlier this year, Xerox announced that it would separate into two independently publicly traded companies serving its respective industries: Document Technology and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). Now, the company has announced the names for these two companies. BPO will be named Conduent Inc., and the Document Technology company will continue under the name Xerox Corporation.  Designedge accepting entries for inaugural Packaging Awards Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:19:44 EST   Designedge Canada is accepting entries for its first-ever Packaging Awards. The awards were created to champion excellence in packaging design and production innovations and is open to Canadian producers of packaging. Parker Pad & Printing celebrates 70th Anniversary Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:46:24 EST   Since 1946, Parker Pad & Printing Ltd. has evolved and earned recognition as a commercial printer supplying the financial services, marketing communications and packaging industries. Hume installs the Xerox Brenva HD Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:25:36 EST Hume Media, a Toronto-based full-service digital and print media company, has installed a new Xerox Brenva HD Production inkjet Press.   Drupa to return to four-year cycle Tue, 7 Jun 2016 15:42:17 EST Drupa will return to its four-year cycle, which means the next tradeshow will take place in Düsseldorf from Tuesday June 23, to Friday July 3, 2020. According to organizers, the change is a response to the demand by numerous exhibition industry players. London Free Press print plant to close Mon, 6 Jun 2016 14:26:01 EST Postmedia Network Inc., is closing its London Free Press plant which means 135 union members (61 full-time and 74 part time) will lose their jobs. "This is a tough, tough day for our London members and their families," Paul Morse, president of Unifor Local 87-M, said. "More than half the unionized workforce at the London Free Press is being put out of work." Advertek acquires Smart Laser Graphics (SLG) Wed, 1 Jun 2016 11:39:05 EST Advertek has acquired the Brampton-based commercial printing company, Smart Laser Graphics (SLG). In unison the organizations will provide expanded service, flexibility and innovation to current clients and the industry as a whole. Georgian Copy purchases a Triumph cutter Fri, 27 May 2016 12:23:51 EST Georgian Copy has just purchased a Triumph 5560 Hydraulic Cutter. The Barrie-based print printer provides various services including branding and logo design, brochures and marketing material, corporate design, manuals and reports and training. From left: Carly Meyer – store manager, Mark Flannigan - service technician from PDS, Ali Esmailji – ops manager, Tasneem Taherali – general manager / CFO Vision Print installs an EFI hybrid press Fri, 27 May 2016 11:31:56 EST Vision Print, a sign shop based in Mississauga, has installed an EFI 1625H: 65" LED hybrid printer with 8 level grayscale and high quality white ink. The installation was complete in October 2015.  From Left: Steve Alexandropoulos, Mark Swan, Dario Marcelino Pronto Reproductions installs an EFI LED press Thu, 26 May 2016 10:53:29 EST Pronto Reproductions Ltd., has installed an EFI 1625H: 65" LED hybrid printer with 8 level grayscale and high quality white ink. The Mississauga-based commercial printer installed the press in January. From left: Kevin Graham (Cansel), Jason Burlington, Thomas Burlington Cascades recognized for energy efficiency Wed, 25 May 2016 14:43:12 EST During Energy Summit 2016, held by the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium in collaboration with Natural Resources Canada—Cascades was presented with a Leadership Award under the Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) in the Corporate Stewardship category. C.J. Graphics wins big at OPIA Awards Wed, 25 May 2016 13:00:31 EST On Wednesday May 18, the Ontario Printing & Imaging Association (OPIA) honoured the winners of its annual Excellence in Print Awards. Brad Thompson, chairman of Printing Industries of America was the guest speaker for the evening.