PrintCAN News RSS PrintCAN RSS en-us Sun, 01 May 2016 05:55:17 EDT Sun, 1 May 2016 05:53:51 EST Drive Products installs a Ricoh Pro C7110X Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:22:59 EST Drive Products Inc., has installed a Ricoh Pro C7110X at its Mississauga-based facility. The company has been a Ricoh customer for over 10 years. The new installation will allow Drive Products to improve the quality and accuracy of their sales materials. Left to right:  Paul Weatherbie-marketing manager, Michael Edmonds, CIO  PDI group to merge with Imagerie DB, LVP Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:11:01 EST The PDI Group has entered into an agreement through its wholly subsidiary Trans-Optique Inc., to merge its large format printing operations with those of Imagerie DB Inc., and Inc.   Trends in shipments for equipment and supplies in the U.S. market Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:56:13 EST In the March/April 2016 edition of the National Printing Equipment Association (NPES) newsletter, the trends in shipments for the U.S. show the market for production digital presses increased 5 percent in 2015 to $2.1 billion, from $2 billion in 2014.   KBA completes web press retrofit at Metroland Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:43:47 EST KBA North America has completed a drive retrofit of two reelstands and a retrofit of the motion control and drives in one of the four printing towers in the pressroom at Metroland newspaper. The installation was a month-long process.  Wayne Savage, maintenance supervisor at Metroland Media Rolland Enterprises says goodbye to Lucien Rolland Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:58:35 EST   Lucien Rolland, former president of Rolland Enterprises (1952-1994) has passed away. The company issued the following statement on the loss of this great man last week. Ship & Shore expands partnership with Webconvert Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:29:25 EST Ship & Shore Environmental, a California-based company specializing in global pollution reduction, has expanded its alliance with Toronto-based Webconvert, by committing to develop strategies to meet new and more demanding provincial and municipal government regulations pertaining to pollution abatement.   Clements library acquires a Columbian press from Howard Iron Works Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:40:12 EST The George Clymer press in its new home The William L. Clements Library, located in the University of Michigan, is now home to an 1851 George Clymer Columbian printing press, courtesy of Mississauga’s Howard Iron Works. The press was part of the library’s 2 ½ year, $17 million dollar renovation and sits in the library’s Avenir Foundation Room.  “We are so very proud to supply one of our restored printing presses to Clements,” Liana Howard said. Remembering St. Joseph founder Gaetano Gagliano Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:28:58 EST   Gaetano Gagliano, founder of St. Joseph Communications passed away on Thursday April 14, 2016. Gagliano immigrated to Canada in 1954 with his family, first working for CP Rail, laying track. Two years later, Gagliano used his life savings to start St. Joseph out of the basement of his family home.   Today, St. Joseph is considered to be Canada’s largest privately owned communications company— it came in 7th in Graphic Monthly’s latest Gold List issue— a celebration of the top printers in Canada. Konica Minolta Canada moves to new headquarters Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:55:09 EST The Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) headquarters is moving to the Airport Corporate Centre of Mississauga at 5875 Explorer Drive. Konica Minolta's new headquarters  Southwest Bindings acquires Tops Products Canada's tab division Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:49:35 EST   Southwest Bindings, a manufacturer of document binding supplies, has purchased Tops Products Canada/ Esselte custom index tab division (formerly known as Postfax). IAPHC annual award winners announced Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:13:59 EST The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsmen (IAPHC) held its annual Chai Tse Education Award ceremony on April 6, along with its Graphic Design Challenge and the 2016 Toronto Gallery of Superb Printing Awards. The celebration took place at Duncan House Fine Dining.  Left to right- Diondra Filicetti, Jasmine Keo, Jessica Tam Label & Package Printing Day is coming to Toronto Thu, 7 Apr 2016 15:03:40 EST   Labelexpo Americas organizers will be hosting a Label & Package Printing Day on May 10 in Toronto. The free event will give industry insiders the opportunity to network and discuss topics concerning the Canadian industry. Sir Speedy installs a Ricoh Pro C7100X Wed, 6 Apr 2016 12:27:56 EST  L-R: Neale McKittrick, Sean McKittrick Sir Speedy, a printing and marketing franchise in Markham, ON installed a Ricoh Pro C7100X last October. Ricoh’s head office recommended the press to owner Neale McKittrick. After seeing the C7100X in action, McKittrick made the decision to make the purchase. “For the price range, Ricoh simply offered more,” McKittrick said. Harmony Printing to cease operations Tue, 5 Apr 2016 14:13:49 EST  Don Gain Sr After serving the print industry for 52 years, Harmony Printing is closing its doors. The company announced that it has gone into receivership and that the majority of its employees were given opportunities to find work with MI5. AIIM undergoes name change Mon, 4 Apr 2016 12:22:28 EST Avant Imaging & Information Management Inc., has changed its name to Avant Imaging & Integrated Media Inc (AIIM). The company says the new name better reflects its transformative business services.