The Graphics Canada trade show, held November 21-24 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, marks a 50 year milestone this year. According to show organizers, pre-show tickets are already 20 percent above those sold in the same period in 2011.
The show also includes several hosted events such as the Graphics Canada Seminar Series, The Print Executive Forum, and the Cross Media Conference. For a full schedule of those events, please visit the Graphics Canada site.
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SinaLite of Markham describes itself as an easy-to-use service provider exclusively catering to the production needs of print resellers.
New on booth: Numbered ticketing for events, concerts and shows; rigid board and Sintra signage
Booth activities: Free SinaLite Profit Pak sample kits
Southwest Binding Systems
Southwest Binding, headquartered in Toronto, is a manufacturer, with nine locations across Canada, specializing in branding solutions, presentation supplies and print finishing equipment and supplies.
New on booth: Foliant Gemini C 400A, Accucreaser and MasterBind pouch covers
Also on booth: 7650 Exclusive Power Punch; ALM automatic laminator and trimmer; custom binders and custom index tabs
Third-party presence: Personnel from Foliant
Spiral of Canada International Binding
Spiral of Canada, headquartered in Mississauga, provides what it describes as complete packages for photo-book and document finishing applications.
Also on booth: Fastbind Elite, Fastbind H32 Pro, Booxter 3030, Fastback 20, Image Strips, Pro-Bind 2000, Pro-Bind Hard Cover Crimper
Shelf Talkers Manufacturing
Shelf Talkers Manufacturing of Mississauga describes itself as a leading supplier of POS, display and merchandising products, with a facility for fast turnaround of orders.
New on booth: Opti frame, oval base sign holder, iPad kiosk, floor totems, waterproof snap frame, foam-core hanging clip, and LED backlit snap frame
Highlights not on booth: Lockable snap frame
New on booth: Snap frames (aluminium available), brochure and leaflet holders and poster hangers
Sublimart of Quebec describes itself as fabric printing company providing high-quality dye-sublimation services for exhibition stands, banners and over-sized displays, including wall exterior banner applications, as well as back drops for shows, museums and festivals.
New on booth: Horizon Media
Sydney Stone, based in Mississauga, describes itself as one of Canada’s leading distributors of print finishing equipment, service and supplies.
Product preview: Akiles Versamac PLUS modular punch (February 2014 ETA)
New on booth: Morgana System 2000S; Watkiss PowerSquare 224 with highcapacity sheet feeder; Unibind Case-Making system; EBA 551LT cutter with air table system; Matrix 530 single-sided laminator; Duplo DBM 150 bookletmaker and face trimmer; Duplo DF 980 folder; and the Morgana Side Perforation Kit enabling box perforating on Morgana creasers
Also on booth: Morgana DigiFold PRO; EBA 486ET paper cutter; Morgana CardXtra PLUS; Morgna AutoCreaser PRO; and Akiles binding and laminating equipment Third-party presence: Morgana Systems, Vivid laminators, Watkiss, and EBA paper cutters
Booth activities: The launch of the Sydney Stone Supplies Loyalty Program
Tilia Labs of Ottawa was founded in 2012 to develop what the company describes as innovative prepress software focused on the package and label printing markets.
New on booth: Phoenix, package and label imposition software
Tiimports of Toronto is a merchant of specialty and fine papers, including materials like announcement envelopes, as well as metallic, coloured and letterpress stock.
New on booth: Wild letterpress paper, 35 percent cotton; Colorplan Felt Finish coloured folio; Gmund Flow Gloss Hi White textured embossed cover stock, Arturo Envelopes with HexArt Flap; AstroBrights 9x12 booklet envelopes; and Gmund Savana wood-grain cardstock
Highlights not on booth: Crane's Lettra Inner-Outer envelopes, as well as museum & blotter board
Booth activities: Free paper swatch sampler kits
Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsmen
Toronto Craftsmen is a non-profit organization focused on supporting graphic communications education – primarily through the Chia Tse and Graphic Challenge Awards – to secondary and post-secondary students in related studies.
Third-party presence: The ryeTAGA student group from Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management is on the booth to discuss its program and support opportunities. ryeTAGA is raising funds through the sale of its annual Calendar, available at the show
Value-Rite Business Products
Value-Rite is a distributor of inkjet technologies to decorate fabric, ceramics, glass, plastic and MDF.
New on booth: Epson F6070 Dye Sublimation Printer and the Anajet mp 10i direct-to-garment printer
Also on booth: Mimaki CJV30 wide-format system (print and cut) and the Mimaki UJF 3042 HG flatbed UV printer
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