PrintCAN News RSS PrintCAN RSS en-us Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:53:12 EST Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:51:09 EST Flint Group acquires Xeikon, forms new division Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:58:16 EST   Flint Group has entered into an agreement to purchase XBC B.V., a company that holds more than 95% of the shares in Xeikon N.V. Xeikon designs, develops and delivers high-end digital colour presses and consumables for the global commercial, document, label and packaging market segments.  The company distributes its services through a worldwide sales and service network. Call for entries for the 2015 Canadian Gallery of Superb Printing Awards Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:15:49 EST   The IAPHC is now accepting entries for its annual Gallery of Superb Printing Awards. The gallery is open to any individual firm associated with the global graphic arts industry, and there are no production date restrictions as long as it has not been previously entered. It will cost members $70 to enter and $80 for non-members. If a piece is being entered in more than one category submit separate pieces and separate entry fees for each category.  If you would like your submission returned after judging, an additional $30 fee will be required. Marlin Digital installs a Ricoh Pro C7110x and Pro 8100 Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:43:04 EST Marlin Digital Imaging Inc., a full service print solutions provider has installed a Ricoh Pro C7110x and Pro 8100 to their fleet of existing Ricoh printers.  Raffi Stepanian, operations manager at Marlin Digital Imaging Inc. Jay Mandarino named printing industry leader of the year Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:38:31 EST   Last week, Jay Mandarino, CEO and president of C.J. Graphics and the C.J. Group of Companies was named the 2015 Printing Leader of the Year, during the 2015 Canadian Printing Awards gala. The awards were developed by PrintAction and Annex Business Media to celebrate print and industry achievements. “I am extremely proud to be named this year’s Printing Industry Leader of the Year,” Mandarino said. “This has been a landmark year for us at the C.J. Group of Companies and it brings me great pleasure to bring this award back to our team, clients and suppliers. Without their hard work and dedication our success would not be possible.” Unisource and ION Print Solutions recognized for philanthropic works Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:18:29 EST   Print service provider ION Print Solutions and paper supplier Unisource Canada (a Veritev company) is being recognized by the Christmas Bureau of Edmonton for its generosity. Last week, on National Philanthropy Day, an annual awards luncheon was held to give local not-for-profits the opportunity to say thank you for the support they receive throughout the year. Canopyâs Blueline report wins Gold at the Canadian Printing Awards Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:59:54 EST   Canopy’s guide to the most forest-friendly North American printers, The Blueline Report 2015, has been awarded a Canadian Printing Award. The report took home Gold in the Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Service category, during the annual event on Nov. 12. “This award recognizes the value of The Blueline Report and Canopy’s printer rankings to major print customers,” Neva Murtha, Canopy’s senior campaigner, said. “The report’s robust content has ensured its utility for customers seeking to improve their sustainability track record with the printers they choose.” Cansel and HP bring latest PageWide technology to Canada Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:52:13 EST HP is unveiling a new set of PageWide printers. Touted as the world’s fastest large-format monochrome colour printers, the machines allow printing of 30 24” X 36” pages per minute without compromising print quality and reliability. HP and Cansel's first event in Montreal Sina Printing doubles capacity with Kongsberg C cutting table Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:20:20 EST Sina Printing has added an Esko Kongsberg C finishing table to its cutting department, which the company says will double its capacity, and will be used for more difficult materials and specialty folds.  The new table at Sina Printing headquarters Full Frame Signs and Scenic Art installs a Kongsberg V cutting table Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:23:00 EST Full Frame Signs and Scenic Art has installed a Kongsberg V cutting table to expand its billing in the film industry. According to Esko, it’s the first Kongsberg V installation in Ontario.   Agfa Graphics wins big at SGIA Expoâs Product of the Year Awards Wed, 11 Nov 2015 12:47:26 EST Agfa Graphics took home three Product of the Year awards at SGIA Expo. The competition recognizes the latest equipment and supplies in the market that are advancing the specialty imaging industry. Deborah Hutcheson, director of marketing and Larry D'Amico, vice-president Digital Imaging   Ryerson holds annual GCM awards night Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:30:59 EST   Ryerson’s School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) held its annual awards night last week Thursday, to showcase and recognize the best the program has to offer. Awards were given our for the Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund and the Dean’s List, as well as various individual categories. Sylvia Xiaoying Ma, winner of the North American Print Skills contest received the GK Teamwear Award and the PAC Awards of Excellence. Visit the website for a complete list of winners. Webcom to take advantage of new possibilities with the HP Indigo Fri, 6 Nov 2015 14:13:19 EST Webcom Inc., a book manufacturer based in Toronto, has installed an HP Indigo 10000.  Mike Collinge, president & CEO and Michael Corbett, director of operations ND Graphics to provide Spike technology across Canada Tue, 3 Nov 2015 14:41:50 EST ND Graphics has entered into a partnership to distribute Spike, a smart laser measurement device for estimations, to the Canadian sign and digital graphics marketplace.   Minuteman Press revamps its slogan Mon, 2 Nov 2015 13:01:30 EST Minuteman Press has unveiled a new slogan: We Design Print & Promote…YOU! The tagline replaces The First and Last Step in Printing. The company says the new slogan demonstrates the wide range of products and services that are available at centres worldwide.   SFU ushers in a new era of workflow efficiencies with Ricoh Mon, 2 Nov 2015 11:07:29 EST Simon Fraser University has installed a Ricoh Pro C7110X and a Ricoh Pro 8110S in its Document Solutions digital department. The new presses will allow SFU to expand its customer reach through enhanced versatility of product. Teamwork between SFU Document Solutions and Ricoh produced a well-attended Open House to showcase the latest in technology services (CNW Group/Ricoh Canada Inc.)