PrintCAN News RSS PrintCAN RSS en-us Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:44:07 EDT Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:37:28 EST EFI has record second quarter Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:19:47 EST For the quarter ending June 30, 2016, Electronics for Imaging (EFI) is reporting  a record second quarter revenue of $245.7 million, up 21% compared to second quarter 2015 revenue of $202.7 million. Digital Edge purchases a KIP 7800 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:17:38 EST   Digital Edge Print and Media services Ltd., has installed a Konica Minolta KIP 7800 High Production Color Print System. The 7800 will be used for posters and banners, as well as long and short runs. Bell and Howell to service Ricoh printers Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:19:38 EST Bell and Howell has announced that it will now service the InfoPrint 3900 printer, as Ricoh is no longer supporting it, and will soon discontinue others.  They will also service the following IBM/Ricoh InfoPrint models: 3300, 3800, 3900, 4000 and 4100. Additionally, the company can service all associated pre/post equipment from Lasermax, Hunkeler, Tecnau, RSI, Stralfors, ESP and others. Planet Paper Group acquires TRICOR Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:13:36 EST   Planet Paper Group, a Concord, ON-based provider of packaging products, display and fulfillment services, has acquired TRICOR POP in Cleveland, OH. TRICOR designs and manufactures packaging, displays, and retail signage. Oil City Press invests in a Ricoh press Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:19:12 EST Oil City Press, a Calgary, AB-based commercial printer, has invested in a Ricoh Pro C7110X. The new addition will increase the company’s digital offerings while continuing to meet its demanding workloads. It will also give Oil City Press the ability to expand its application portfolio. Left to right: Doug Kletke, Fathima Jamaldeen, Ron Brouwer, Chris Jackson Digital Edge installs an iGen Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:26:12 EST Digital Edge Print and Media Services Ltd., a Mississauga-based full-service direct mail printer, has installed a Xerox iGen 4 press. The new addition replaces three other machines.  Left to right: Steve Cussons, Jason Farmer Xerox may be acquiring RR Donnelley Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:52:03 EST Both Print Week and Bloomberg are reporting that Xerox is looking to acquire RR Donnelley and merge some of its copier and print related services. Xerox made headlines earlier this year when it announced it would separate into two companies, one to serve Document Technology and the other, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). It is not specified how the potential acquisition of Donnelley would be incorporated into the soon to be separated Xerox companies. Copywell adds two Ricoh printers to its fleet Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:48:59 EST Copywell, a full-service print production company in Woodbridge, ON, has installed two Ricoh production printers: The Ricoh Pro VC60000 continuous feed inkjet, and the Ricoh Pro 9110. Left to right: Jerry, Fedor, Ryan and Trina No Canada Post lockout yet Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:57:25 EST In what will come as good news to businesses who rely on its services, Canada Post has withdrawn its 72-hour notice to the CUPW. The announcement means there will be no lockout while both parties continue negotiations. In a statement posted on its website Canada Post says it is expecting the union to honour their public statements that they have no plans to strike during negotiations. Canada's 1st Komori Impremia NS40 Fri, 8 Jul 2016 13:46:49 EST The Burke Group, a full-service commercial printer offering a full spectrum of marketing services in Edmonton, AB, is the first print provider in Canada to sign a letter of intent to purchase the Komori Impremia NS40.   Canada Post issues 72-hour notice Tue, 5 Jul 2016 11:00:41 EST Both Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have released statements today, concerning contract negotiations. Canada Post states that the offers that were presented on June 25, 2016 is the company’s final offer and represents a “reasonable framework for settlements.” They also say that CUPW’s demands of more than $1 billion were unaffordable and therefore rejected those demands. Transcontinental acquires Robbie Manufacturing Mon, 4 Jul 2016 15:46:03 EST   Transcontinental Inc., has acquired Robbie Manufacturing, a Lenexa, Kansas-based on-site packaging manufacturer. Toronto Star documents its printing plants last days Mon, 4 Jul 2016 11:38:42 EST The Toronto Star has released a photo essay of its printing plants final days. The facility was officially shut down on July 2. TODD KOROL/ TORONTO STAR New appointments at the CPISTF Mon, 4 Jul 2016 10:30:15 EST   The Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund (CPISTF) has appointed Jeff Ekstein, president of Willow Printing Group, as its Chair. It has also appointed Mike Collinge, president of WEBCOM Inc., as vice chair and Sean Murray, president of Advocate Printing and Publishing as treasurer. DATA Group to consolidate Alberta operations Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:42:21 EST DATA Group Ltd., has announced plans to consolidate its Alberta operations into its flagship Calgary operations facility. It will close its Edmonton operations facility at the end of 2016, but maintain a presence in Edmonton with a sales office. Other production capabilities may also remain in Edmonton, in a decision to come before operations end.