Toronto-based Eva’s Phoenix Print Shop is offering an eight-week training program, starting July 3, to introduce youth to the pillars of the graphics industry. Students will get hands-on experience working in the print shop as well as learning Adobe applications associated with graphic design.
In mid-2017, the Government of Canada challenged Canadian businesses to collaborate with post-secondary and research institutions to propose what it described as bold and ambitious strategies that would transform regional economies and develop job-creating Supeclusters of innovation. The charge was to be led by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.
PrintAmerica and The Peer Group, two long-standing industry peer groups consisting of 14 printing companies and organizations located across the United States, have merged to form what they describe as a powerhouse peer group. The new group, representing combined annual revenues of over US$400 million, will retain the name PrintAmerica.
Mark Andy has acquired Brandtjen & Kluge, a U.S. manufacturer of print finishing equipment for foil stamping, diecutting, folding and gluing, and UV coating, a move that will further enable Mark Andy to become a total solutions partner, it says.
Caraustar Industries has announced a minimum price increase of 7.0 percent on all paper tube and core products, starting with shipments on July 18.
Alex Knott of the Dow Chemical Company has been chosen as the recipient of the R. Stanton Avery Pioneer Award for the 2018 Label Industry Global Awards. Sponsored by Avery Dennison, the R. Stanton Avery Pioneer Award honours the contribution an individual has made in the label and package printing sector.
Graphic Packaging International has announced it is acquiring all assets of PFP and its related entity PFP Dallas Converting.
More than 250 printing professionals attended PrintForum 2018, held last week at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. The conference program hit on a range of topics for commercial printers, including sheetfed offset, digital enhancement, wide-format inkjet, and production inkjet. Now in its third year, the 2018 edition was our largest show yet.
MacDermid Graphics Solutions has announced a price increase of 2 to 5 percent on its photopolymer products, effective July 9, 2018, citing the “dramatic” rise of raw material, energy and transportation costs over the last two years.
Canfor, Cascades, Kruger Products and Transcontinental have been named among the Top 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights in its 17th annual ranking.
Transcontinental Inc.’s Media Sector, TC Media, has announced the sale of three local newspapers, as well as their related web properties, to Groupe Lexis Média inc. In total, 26 employees of the various publications and 1 employee from TC Media’s Production team are transferred to Groupe Lexis Média. TC Transcontinental also concluded a multi-year agreement for the printing and distribution of all of these titles.
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Labelexpo Americas 2018
September 25-27, 2018
PAC to the Future II, Retail Reinvented
September 26-27, 2018
Howard Iron Works Print Expo & Fair 2018
September 29, 2018
September 30-2, 2018
Ghent Workgroup Graphic Arts Workshop
October 9, 2018
October 18-20, 2018