PrintCAN News RSS http://www.printcan.com/rss/news.php PrintCAN RSS en-us Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:55:15 EST Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:53:40 EST http://www.printcan.com info@printcan.com webmaster@northisland.ca Remembering Webcom's Warren Wilkins http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161107788.shtml Mon, 7 Nov 2016 12:55:26 EST Wilkins was the Graphic Monthly Printer of the Year in our 2003 issue   Warren D. Wilkins, founder and former owner of Webcom Limited passed away peacefully on November 3, 2016. He was 88 years old. Warren will be deeply missed by his wife Willy, sons Chris (Sonja), Doug (Louise), Jeffrey (Jenn) and daughter Katie (Stephe), and his grandchildren Michael, Jessica, Kasper, Kailey, Maxwell, Marshall, Kieran, and Maddox. Warren is predeceased by his first wife, Ann E. Wilkins and his brother Doug. Tap into government funding and boost your bottom line http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161107691.shtml Mon, 7 Nov 2016 10:36:01 EST Bonny Koabel, president of AKR Consulting Canada Every year governments at all levels give out millions of dollars to companies via grants, subsidies, tax credits and refunds. These programs can cover a multitude of purposes including, job grants, research and development, travel, drug benefits, and much more. These programs have become a lucrative source of additional funds to boost any bottom line.  The problem is that accessing these programs is no easy task. Regulations can be difficult to interpret and the process can be hard to navigate. Presstekâs CEO has passed away http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161103736.shtml Thu, 3 Nov 2016 12:40:38 EST   Presstek LLC, a provider of eco-friendly printing products has announced the sudden passing of its president and CEO Sparsh Bhargava. Bhargava died unexpectedly on Friday October 28. He was 31 years old. According to Printing Impressions, he passed of natural causes while on a business trip in Germany. Konica Minolta comes to Print World http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161103677.shtml Thu, 3 Nov 2016 11:15:45 EST   Konica Minolta is set to showcase its cutting-edge digital production technologies and essential workflow and finishing solutions to help printers generate new revenue stream and grow their business. Print World will take place in Toronto November 19 - 21. The secrets to mastering wide format printing http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161102763.shtml Wed, 2 Nov 2016 13:19:29 EST   Print World presents a seminar that is right on point for today’s market where printers are seeking new opportunities. Jeff Uzbalis, a wide-format applications specialist at 3M, returns to deliver his hugely popular seminar on how to master this printing sector and deliver an update on new developments in this area over the last two years. CEO of Manroland Sheetfed passes away http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161031765.shtml Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:22:26 EST  Michael John Mugavero Jr. Statement from Manroland Sheeefed USA & Canada: On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Michael John Mugavero Jr. lost his bravely fought battle with cancer and passed peacefully, surrounded by his family and closest friends. Michael, 63, was a long-time resident of Linden, NJ later moving to Clark, NJ where he lived for the past 9 years. St. Joseph releases print trend report http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161027838.shtml Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:08:04 EST St. Joseph Communications has released its 2017 Print in a Digital World trend report, which identifies major trends transforming the omnichannel multiverse and how marketers can leverage the identified examples within these two mediums.   How to sell printing in a competitive market http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161027799.shtml Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:11:13 EST Jay Mandarino, President and CEO of The C.J. Group of Companies, will share successful sales techniques Come to Print World for a hands-on practical guide to growing your sales in an extremely competitive and difficult market from seminar leader Jay Mandarino, president and CEO of The C.J. Group of Companies. With a unique perspective on what makes for successful sales, Mandarino will go over the strategies that have made his company successful, provide insight into what today’s print buyers want, and outline how he’s been able to find opportunities in the market. Former Artcraft Label owner passes away http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161027688.shtml Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:30:51 EST John Robinson John Robinson, the former owner of Artcraft Label Inc., until his retirement in 2012, passed away suddenly on October 23 at the age of 83. From his son Brad, "My Dad was a member of the printing industry since he was a teenager working for Gair Graphics, Lawson Mardon and Montreal Litho. Frank Romano delivers keynote at Print World http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161026720.shtml Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:17:29 EST Industry expert Frank Romano delivers his insights into the future of the North American printing industry Frank Romano, the leading commentator and expert on the printing and graphic arts industry, will deliver a special keynote address at Print World. Romano will speak on Sunday, November 20, from 10:30 am to 12 pm, and will focus his address on The Future of North American Printing.  He’ll look at the past and future of print in a digital age, review the state of the industry, and cover new print technology from litho to nanographic methods.  He will review changes in product mix and where new opportunities for printers will arise. He will also deliver a no-holds-barred take on the technology presented at Drupa earlier this year. Make buyers compete to buy you company; Learn how at Print World http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161025797.shtml Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:08:30 EST   Sean Cavanagh, noted author and expert in mergers and acquisitions, will show you how to increase the worth of your business Do you dream of selling your company and retiring? If you haven’t positioned your business for the 21st century marketplace, you may be in for a shock because the rules have changed. Great profit won't guarantee you’ll get the price you want; In fact, some companies can't be sold regardless of their profit.   Purchasers today are looking differently at investments. Gone are the days when share value was predominantly determined by revenue and income.  Instead, it’s all about de-risking a business in order to attract top dollar.  Register today for Print World 2016 http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161025749.shtml Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:58:47 EST It’s time to register for the most anticipated graphic arts show of the year. Print World opens its doors on November 19, 20 and 21, at the state-of-the-art Enercace Centre in downtown Toronto.  Sights from Print World 2014 Happy International Print Day 2016! http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161019767.shtml Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:24:38 EST The 24-hour celebration of print is currently underway. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #IPD16 on social media. This year the theme is #PrintSmart (use that hashtag as well) and it relates to sharing education and resources that demonstrate how far print has come in the digital age.   Ricoh gives back http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161019721.shtml Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:18:59 EST Ricoh Canada employees took part in another Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup (GCSC), a national program that encourage partners to take an active role in protecting Canada’s environment, by cleaning up local parks, rivers and lakes. aquablog//Ricoh crew picking up trash at Thetis lake, Victoria earlier this year in June Maranda Digital invests in three new machines http://www.printcan.com/news/2016/20161013793.shtml Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:01:56 EST Maranda Digital has installed a Ricoh Pro C7100X, Ricoh Pro C9100, and Pro 8120SE, as well as the Total Flow workflow software, in order to better serve their clients.  Steve Hymers of Miranda Digital with the latest installation