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October 25, 2011
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Kalima Paper #2225
800 Rene Levesque Blvd. W., Suite 1050
Montreal, QC, H3B 1X9 (800) 411-7011
Kalima is a division of the Tembec Paper Group, which is a Canadian paperboard manufacturer that started up in 1990 to focus on lightweight coated board. Products sold under the Kalima brand include various Coated Cover and Web Coated Cover stocks, as well as Kalima Digital, CIS Folding, Litholam, Preprint, and Direct Print.
KBR Graphics #3230
170 Graveline St.
Saint Laurent, QC, H4T 1R7 (514) 739-5656
At Graphics Canada, KBR is exhibiting the recently launched (June 2011) MGI Meteor DP8700 XL press, which is described as a four-colour, multi-substrate system suitable for diverse production floors, such as commercial printers, in-plants, plastic-card manufacturers, book printers, government operations, and photo printers. KBR is also featuring equipment from Standard Horizon, including the BQ-270 perfect-binding system for short-run book production. The company is also highlighting the vertical VAC-100 air-suction collator, with the SPF-200A/FC200A unit and off-line HOF sheet feeder.
Keng Seng Enterprises #3903
103-4000 Rue St. Ambroise
Montreal, QC, H4C 2C7 (514) 939-3971
At Graphics Canada, the Pantone distributor Keng Seng highlights the PANTONE PLUS SERIES. The system addresses colour accuracy and specification – in both spot and process – colours, including applications in packaging, Web display and digital design. PLUS SERIES preserves all of the colours of the previous PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM, while adding 566 new colours – 224 new spot colours, 300 metallics and 42 neons. Keng Seng has offices in Montreal and Mississauga.
Konica Minolta Canada #1260
369 Britannia Rd. E.
Mississauga, ON, L4Z 2H5 (905) 890-6600
At Graphics Canada, Konica Minolta is demonstrating the bizhub PRESS C8000, which recently became the first toner press to receive IDEAlliance Digital Press Certification. In addition to the C8000, Konica Minolta also showcases its C70hc and C6000L machines. The four-colour C70hc prints with a High Chroma toner, designed to produce a wide colour gamut. Konica Minolta describes the C6000L an ideal entry-level production machine.
“Count on Konica Minolta.” #2704
400-450 Matheson Blvd. E.
Mississauga, ON, L4Z 1N8 (855) 494-8800 is a new royalty free photography repository which is completely advertising driven. To date, the site offers over 18,000 free stock photos.
Laser Cheque #2629
1159 Rue Du Sud
Cowansville, QC, J2K 2Y7 (450) 263-0362
At Graphics Canada, Laser Cheque is showcasing its new online solution for printing cheques. The company is also highlighting its complete Lasercheque system, which is designed to produce a range of codes, including MICR (magnetic ink), sequential barcodes and numbering for applications like cheques, tickets, invoices and statements. The company is able to produce customized cheques with features like logo, address, and identification, as well as NCR cheques and multiple cheques on the same sheet.
Longford International #3307
41 Lamont Ave.
Toronto, ON, M1S 1A8 (888) 298-2900
Longford is a Canadian company founded in 1969 in Toronto. The company designs and manufactures high-speed automated paper handling and packaging machinery, as well as high-speed machinery for leaflet inserting and other paper dispensing applications for a wide range of applications. Its equipment has been installed in over 65 countries.
LumaPix #2427
2220 Lapiniere, Suite 203
Brossard, QC, J4W 1M2 (877) 586-2749
LumaPix is a Montreal-based vendor of three software packages for the photography market: FotoFusion Enchanced, FotoFusion Extreme, and FotoFusion Yearbook. The software is aimed at streamlining the creation of albums.
Macaron #2605
8639 8th Ave.
Montreal, QC, H1Z 2X4 (800) 530-4383
Founded in 1981 in Montreal, Macaron provides both promotional products and the equipment to assemble them. Products include badge holders, lanyards, guillotines, laminating films and key tags.
manroland #3217
119 Westcreek Dr.
Vaughan, ON, L4L 9N6 (905) 265-6300
Sharing a booth with distribution partner B & R Moll, manroland is focusing on its recently introduced ROLAND 700 HiPrint HS (High Speed) press. The 40-inch, sheetfed press is rated for a maximum run speed of 18,000 sheets per hour. In addition to its PRINTVALUE portfolio of services, manroland is also discussing its developments in the packaging sector, including the ROLAND 900 XXL with perfecting capability. B & R Moll is displaying the Moll Marathon folding system.
Maxmedia Graphic Supplies #1215
1001 Denison St., Unit 5 (905) 474-9128
Markham, ON, L3R 2Z6
Maxmedia Graphic Supplies provides equipment and materials for the signage sector. The company specializes in the distribution of wide-format inks, banner stands and a range of vinyl materials.
Metafix #1016
1925 46th Ave.
Lachine QC, H8T 2P1 (800) 667-8921
At Graphics Canada, Metafix is highlighting its Developer Recycling System designed to reduce CTP developer consumption. By filtering the operating developer, this system keeps the processor’s developer tank cleaner and, therefore, increases the amount of plate throughput between cleanings. The company is also highlighting its Fountain Solution Control system, which includes access to the MetaTrax database, to monitor conductivity, pH, temperature, water, and concentrate volumes during press runs.
“It is only waste if it is wasted.”
ML System #1245
5910-146 Greensboro Dr.
Mississauga, ON, L5M 5Z6 (905) 785-7531
At Graphics Canada, ML System, a manufacturer of high-pressure humidification systems, is showcasing its technology with ceiling and wall-mounted heads. The company’s stainless steel products combine a fan with the fog nozzles set in a circular pattern, which enables 360 degrees of exposure. The pump unit consists of a high-pressure Danfoss pump that is oil-free water lubricated and covered by warranty for 24,000 working hours.
MPI Print #1201
139 Basaltic Rd.
Concord, ON, L4K 1G4 (800) 731-4674
Formerly Millenium Printing and through its merger with KingsWeb Print, the company has launched a new identity known as MPI Print, with three divisions: MPI Full-Web, MPI Sheet-fed, and MPI Turbo Print. The company’s sheetfed operation is based in Concord, Ontario, with its web printing division located in Mississauga.
Muller Martini Canada #3207
37 Caldari Rd.
Concord, ON, L4K 4N8 (905) 660-9595
At Graphics Canada, Muller Martini is highlighting its VSOP printing unit. This web-offset technology is primarily designed for label printing and packaging. The company is also focusing on its Sigma Trimmer for the high-quality finishing of work produced on toner presses. The system, with a 3-knife trimmer, can handle one-off book production. At the show, Muller also highlights its MMServices program organized into seven categories of training and machine maintenance.
“Grow with digital, packaging and MMServices.”
Multi Color Tech #3408
3796 Victoria Park Ave.
North York, ON, M2H 3H7 (416) 671 4919
Multi Color supplies and services wide-format printing equipment, medias, and consumables for a variety of brands like Roland, HP and Kodak. The company provides laminate film, inks, printer parts, and finishing equipment, as well as display systems like Velcro and textile pop-ups, promotional counters, and LED light boxes.
MultiCam Canada #2208
15-701 Millway Ave.
Concord, ON, L4K 3S7 (905) 738-7954
At Graphics Canada, MultiCam is demonstrating its Digital Express cutting machine, engineered to provide features traditionally associated with X/Y/Z cutting systems. The MultiCam Digital Express is designed for high-speed registration, routing and cutting within a sheet-fed or conveyor cutting platform. 
Multiple-Pakfold Business Forms #2613
7765 Tranmere Dr.
Mississauga, ON, L5S 1V5 (905) 678-2351
Self described as Canada’s largest trade-only forms manufacturer, Multiple-Pakfold is organized into three divisions, including: MP Short Run, which produces snap-sets and cheques within four-day turnarounds; MP Label, which handles six-colour printing and formats of up to 11 x 22 inches (500 dies in stock); and Multiple-Pakfold Business Forms, which handles long runs of forms and snap-sets, as well as products like MP LaserCard, form/label combinations, wraparound books and register forms. The company recently upgraded its bindery with new folding, padding and shrink-wrapping machines.
“Multiple-Pakfold in 3D.”
ND Graphics #2001
55 Interchange Way, Unit # 1
Concord, ON, L4K 5W3 (416) 663-6416
At Graphics Canada, ND Graphics, which supplies and services large-format technologies across Canada, is demonstrating Agfa’s direct-to-substrate (UV) flatbed printer. The company is also demonstrating the Aristo Digital flatbed cutters, which are manufactured in Europe. At the show, ND Graphics is also showcasing its consulting capabilities with large-format applications and materials.
Neo Tech Industries #3417
2800 14th Ave., Unit 7-8
Markham, ON, L3R 0E4 (800) 297-8454
Neo Tech is a supplier of tension pole banner stands, retractable (roll up) banner stands, pop-up booths, fabric walls, literature stands, high-impact branding and advertising signage, including bow banners, teardrop banners, and flag banners.
North American Euro Products #2200
516 Lepine Ave.
Dorval, QC, H9P 2V6 (514) 739-2795
North American Euro Productions was established in 1999 to facilitate the entry of technologies from European companies into the North American market. This includes products from Diatechnologies and Normandy Coatings, as well as the full line of Neolt Trimmers and Kala laminators. North American Euro Productions also carries finishing equipment lines.
“Quality does not have to cost an arm and a leg.”
nTouchMediaWorks #2212
202 Bentworth Ave.
Toronto, ON, M6A 1P6 (647) 427-1401
nTouchMediaWorks is a multifaceted communications company that helps clients develop their brands through Web design and development, graphic and print design, SEO and e-commerce solutions. In providing these services, the company also concentrates on strategies to decrease promotional budgets while enhancing their client’s brand value proposition and increasing sales.
Océ Canada (Canon) #2408
4711 Yonge St., Suite 1100
Toronto, ON, M2N 6K8 (416) 224-5600
At Graphics Canada, Océ is exhibiting its new Arizona 360 GT flatbed system. The large-format, UV inkjet printer reaches an express-mode speed of 35 square metres per hour. At the show, Océ is also demonstrating its ProCut 2500L system, running Onyx software, as well as various Océ and Canon products employing Prisma workflow software.
“All roads lead to Arizona.”
Online Print Solutions #1062
Somerset Ct., 281 Winter St., Suite 310
Waltham, MA, 02451 (415) 651-4157
A Web-based print provider for clients around the world, OPS also handles design, cross-media marketing, variable data and retail solutions for its clients using an integrated platform and branded online storefronts. The company has offices in San Francisco, Sydney, and London, U.K.
Ontario Printing and Imaging Association #3100
14-2601 Matheson Blvd. E.
Mississauga, ON L4W 5A8 (905) 602-4441
The OPIA describes itself as the printing industry’s voice for the province of Ontario. Its mandate is to promote the health and success of the industry primarily through its working committees.
P.O.P. Displays #2500
3700 St. Patrick St., Suite 300
Montreal, QC, H4E 1A2 (888) 767-4887
See description for Duo Display.
Paulymark #4101
340 Grande-Caroline
Rougemont, QC, J0L 1M0 (450) 469-3705
Paulymark is a chipboard converter based in Rougemont, Quebec, 30 minutes East of Montreal. It was founded in 1973 and creates a wide range of products including binders, POP displays, and slipcases.
Pearson Technology Group #2222
195 Harry Walker Parkway N.
Newmarket, ON, L3Y 7B4 (800) 567-3800
As a publisher of computer and technology books, Pearson Technology Group represents a number of imprints including Que Publishing, Addison-Wesley and Prentice Hall Professional, as well as Peachpit Press.
PEFC #2329
4792 Tourney Rd.
North Vancouver, BC, V7K 2W5 (604) 984-8094
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification claims to be the world’s largest forest certification system. Its network of 35 worldwide independent national forest certification systems represent more than 210 million hectres of certified forests.
Posters Unlimited #3412
170 Esna Park Dr., Unit 14
Markham, ON, L3R 1E3 (905) 470-9002
Posters Unlimited has been providing wide-format printing for the Greater Toronto Area since 1988.
Pressdown Services #3101
5230 Finch Ave. E., #6
Toronto, ON, M1S 4Z9 (416) 297-7996
At Graphics Canada, Pressdown Services (PDS) is demonstrating the DigiXpress system for producing four-colour envelopes, as well as the DigiUltrabind, which is a floor model perfect binder for book production. In addition to various tabletop folders, Triumph cutters and Royal Sovereign laminators, PDS is also displaying bookbinding products from its Akiles Wire, coil and cerlox lines. The company is also highlighting a metal, chemistry-free CTP system from Glunz, as well the Kimoto 410 polyester system.
“Your print and print finishing solutions providers.”
Presstek #1250
55 Executive Dr.
Hudson, NH, 03051 (603) 595-7000
At Graphics Canada, Presstek is demonstrating its 52DI-AC press, which includes an aqueous coater with anilox metring to support both flood and spot coating. According to Presstek, the automated 52-cm press goes from digital file to sellable sheet in 10 minutes, printing up to 10,000 full-size sheets (or 20,000 letter-sized pages) per hour, while producing 300-lpi resolution and FM screening. The 52DI-AC, with a maximum sheet size of 20.47 x 14.76 inches, prints on a range of stocks from 0.0016 to 0.024 inches thick (.04 mm to .6 mm).
Prime UV Equipment #1010
416 Mission St.
Carol Stream, IL, 60188 (630) 681-2100
For more than 20 years, Prime UV has manufactured UV curing and IR drying systems for printers, converters, packagers and industrial coaters, worldwide. Based in Illinois, the company offers both new installations and retrofit options for a wide variety of presses.
Primera Technology #2312
Two Carlson Parkway N.
Plymouth, MN, 55447 (763) 475-6676
At Graphics Canada, Primera is highlighting its CX1200 press, which is based on a laser engine for full-colour label production, as well as the FX1200 finishing system, designed to produce rolls of finished labels from narrow-web output devices like the CX1200. Primera also develops the LX-Series label printers and the AP-Series label applicators.
PrintAction #1207
610 Alden Rd., Suite 100
Markham, ON, L3R 9Z1 (416) 665-7333
At Graphics Canada, PrintAction magazine highlights the 50-year anniversary of Youngblood Publishing’s news coverage of the Canadian printing industry. In addition to hosting the Canadian Printing Awards gala on the first night of the trade show, PrintAction is also highlighting its production of this year’s Graphics Canada Show Guide, as well as its monthly publication, PrintAction Buyer’s Guide, weekly e-newsletter, and
“Canada’s graphic communications magazine.”
Printer Gateway #3631
146 30th St.
Toronto, ON, M8W 3C4 (416) 840-0884
Printer Gateway, which operates in the trade-printing space across North America, produces a range of products like brochures, booklets, stationery, postcards, catalogues, door hangers and presentations, among other applications. The company describes its production services as providing up to 24-hour turnaround, with client access to a 24/7 telephone support centre.
Printer’s Parts & Equipment #2100
60 Howden Rd.
Scarborough, ON, M1R 3E4 (800) 268-6577
Printer’s Parts & Equipment supplies parts for every step of a printer’s workflow, from prepress to press consumables to finishing equipment. Through its Web catalogue, the company offers free shipping for orders over $300 through most of Canada and the U.S.
PrintLink #1239
466 Speers Rd.
Oakville, ON, L6K 3W9 (905) 842-2600
At Graphics Canada, PrintLink is discussing its professional placement programs that are specifically designed for related printing industries. With offices across North America, including a location in Greater Toronto, PrintLink provides permanent placement for senior and middle management, as well as technical professionals.
Prisme Technologies #1229
1693 Plaec de Lierre
Laval, QC, H7G 4X7 (888) 505-3235
Founded in 2004, Prisme Technologies develops and hosts the PrintSYS Web-to-print software as a service solution. The Laval, Quebec-based company offers both business to business and business to consumer options.
Proveer #2401
680 Steeprock Dr.
Toronto, ON, M3J 2X1 (800) 263-1421
Proveer specializes in the supply of display-graphics equipment, with 50,000 products sold across 21 locations throughout North America. The company was formed in 2009 with the merger of Sign Supply USA and East West Plastic. In Canada, Proveer is served by six locations and is headquartered in Toronto.
Quality Displays and Exhibits #2633
150 Ferrier St., Unit # 17
Markham, ON, L3R 3K3 (905) 474-9393
Quality Displays focuses on portable display products, including its pop-up trade show displays, banner stands, counters and literature stands. At Graphics Canada, the company is exhibiting its Q-VuSion Multimedia Projection System, which was introduced one year ago.
Ram Imaging Products #2218
1040 Martin Grove Rd., Unit 6
Etobicoke, ON, M9W 4W4 (416) 748-8455
Now in its 23rd year of business, Ram Imaging supplies and services large-format printing technologies, including partnerships with HP, KIP, Contex, Summa, Seal, Royal Sovereign, Neschen, Hexis, Value Vinyls and Onyx. At Graphics Canada, Ram Imaging is exhibiting the HP DesignJet L25500, featuring HP’s Latex Ink technology, HP DesignJet Z6200, for reproducing high-quality graphics, and the Summa Cut Series vinyl cutter.
Regional Design Awards #2226
8-1606 Sedlescomb Dr.
Mississauga, ON, L4X 1M6 (905) 625-7070
An initiative of Design Edge Canada, the Regional Design Awards aim to recognize the best in graphic design across the nation.
Reveal Marketing Group #2413
6185 Tomken Rd., Unit 8
Mississauga, ON, L5T 1X6 (905) 795-3327
Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Reveal Marketing Group is a provider of tradeshow booth designs in various styles including modular, pop-up and kiosks. Reveal provides end-to-end service from warehousing displays to creating and constructing designs.
RGD Ontario #2233
96 Spadina Ave., Suite 210
Toronto, ON, M5V 2J6 (888) 274-3668
In 1996, the Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario became the self-regulatory, professional body for graphic designers in the province of Ontario. Its membership are certified graphic designers who have met a rigorous set of standards that includes documented levels of relevant, professional education and experience.
Ricoh Canada #1240
5520 Explorer Dr., Suite 300
Mississauga, ON, L4W 5L1 (905) 795-5646
At Graphics Canada, Ricoh is exhibiting its recently released Pro C651EX production system, with a printing speed of up 65 colour pages per minute, and Pro C751EX, with a speed of 75 colour pages per minute. Using Ricoh’s PxP toner, the Pro C751EX series reaches a top printing resolution of 1,200 x 4,800 dpi, while handling print media from postcard-size to 13 x 19.2 inches, at weights between 52.3 to 300 g/m2. At the show, Ricoh is also focusing on software applications for print-for-pay, CRD and corporate in-plant environments.
“Think production. Think RICOH.”
RISO Canada #3524
2-1 Valleywood Dr.
Markham, ON, L3R 5L9 (905) 475-7476
At Graphics Canada, RISO is exhibiting its ComColor series of toner printers, including models 9050, 7050, 7010, 3050, and 3010. The top model in the series reaches a speed of 150 colour pages per minute (ppm). The company rates the ComColor series, which can be integrated with an optional 40 ppm scanner and multifunction finisher, for a monthly duty cycle of 500,000 pages. Riso also highlights its MZ1090 single-pass, two-colour duplicator, with a speed of 150 pages per minute and 600 x 600-dpi resolution.
Robert E. Thistle #3615
171 Idema Rd.
Markham, ON, L3R 1A9 (905) 940-4440
At Graphics Canada, while sharing its booth with On Demand Machinery and C.P. Bourg (distributed in Canada by Thistle, Canadian Printing Equipment, and MD International), Thistle is demonstrating an end-to-end solution for both soft- and hard-cover bookbinding. At the show, the company is highlighting C.P Bourg’s BB3002, BB, BSTE and BSF finishing models, as well as case-making, sticker casing, die cutter, and smasher spine technologies from ODM.
“Hard cover and soft cover book binding made easy.”
Rochling Engineering Plastics #3907
21 Tideman Dr.
Orangeville, ON, L9W 3K3 (519) 941-5300
Rochling is a manufacturer of HDPE, nylon, acetal and other plastic products. The company can die-cut such products into virtually any shape for advertising and promotional use.
Rollem International #3201
1650 S. Lewis St.
Anaheim, CA, 92805 (714) 935-9130
At Graphics Canada, Rollem is launching its 2D Finisher with bi-directional slitting, scoring, trimming and perforation capabilities. According to the company, the 2D Finisher is well suited for photo card, greeting card, and postcard applications. At the show, Rollem is also highlighting its CHAMPION II system for slitting down sheets of postcard or business-card products, as well as the MAILSTREAM system to create mail-ready products via an uninterrupted production stream.
“Hello Canada! Automating print finishing with Rollem.”
Royal Sovereign Canada #1050
1025 Westport Cres.
Mississauga, ON, L5T 1E8 (866) 961-6673
Royal Sovereign is a multi-national provider of office equipment, including laminators, shredders, binding machines and small appliances. The New Jersey-based company services over 100 countries with several international distribution and manufacturing facilities.
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