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MeadWestvaco, RockTenn to Combine into Packaging Giant

Merger would create a company with close to US$16 billion in annual net sales and more than 40,000 employees (13 Canadian facilities) focused on the lifecycle of consumer and food containers. >> Read full article

Annex and Newcom Purchase Trade Media Assets of Glacier

Annex Business Media, which owns PrintAction magazine, teams up with Newcom to acquire 67 trade-publishing brands from Vancouver’s Glacier Media in a deal worth $19.65 million. >> Read full article

Mercian to Install World’s First Xeikon Cheetah

UK label specialists set to become the initial pilot site for Cheetah, a dry toner press reaching speeds of up to 30 metres per minute with printing widths of between 7.9 and 13 inches. >> Read full article

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Jay Mandarino of the C.J. Group of Companies, which has purchased three companies over the past six months, discusses the continuing surge of mergers and acquisitions in the Canadian printing market. Just weeks away from opening up a new 80,000-square-foot plant on the west side of Toronto, Mandarino also describes his goal to become Canada’s largest commercial printer within the next five years. >> Learn More…

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Gibson Joins Drytac Canada

Brian Gibson becomes a Technical Services Manager for Drytac Canada, leveraging 25 years of printing experience to oversee support and training for Drytac’s line of finishing equipment. >> Read full article

Bartlett Becomes Canadian Sales Manager for Mutoh

Matt Bartlett is named Mutoh America’s Regional Manager for Canada, where he is to focus on growing sales and brand awareness of the company’s wide-format-inkjet printers and cutters. >> Read full article

Heidelberg Unveils New Die Cutter and Gluer

More than 200 printing professionals travel to Germany’s Wiesloch-Walldorf plant to see the new Promatrix 106 CS die cutter, and Diana Smart 55 and Diana Smart 80 gluing machines. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Ryerson GCM Colloquium: REVIVE, Breaking Sustainability Myths

Location: Ryerson University, Heidelberg Centre, 125 Bond Street, Toronto, ON
Date: February 5, 2015, 6:30 pm >> More Info

Unisource Uvu Design and Print Excellence Awards Exhibit

Location: Arcadian Loft (Queen and Bay), Toronto, ON
Date: January 29, 2016, 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm >> More Info

Paperweek 2015

Location: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, QC
Date: February 2-5, 2015 >> More Info

DIA Monthly Meeting: Intelligent Manufacturing

Location: Spicers Canada, 200 Galcat Dr., Vaughan, ON
Date: February 18, Networking 6:00-7:00 pm, Meeting 7:00-8:30 pm >> More Info

Ryerson GCM Job Fair

Location: Ryerson, Student Centre SCC-115, 63 Gould Street, Toronto
Date: March 5, Graduates 4:00-6:00 pm, Interns 7:00-9:00 pm >> More Info

DscoopX Conference

Location: Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, Washington, DC
Date: Date: March 5-7, 2015 >> More Info

Graphics Canada

Location: Toronto International Centre, Toronto, ON
Date: April 16-18, 2015 >> More Info

Grafik Art Montreal 2015

Location: Place Bonaventure, Montréal, QC
Date: May 7-9, 2015 >> More Info