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RRD to Purchase Courier After Quad Agreement Terminated

RR Donnelley & Sons of Chicago signs an agreement to purchase book manufacturer Courier Corp., which terminated an earlier US$260 million merger agreement with Quad/Graphics. >> Read full article

Health Cost Increases to Slow

The average cost increase for employer-sponsored medical plans will likely dip in 2015, but cost increases will continue to exceed general inflation levels by a significant margin. >> Read full article

Yellow Pages to Phase Out Doorstep Delivery

Brampton, Mississauga and Oakville first Canadian cities to see new distribution of print directory, as more than 50 percent of company’s revenue is now derived exclusively from digital products. >> Read full article

Allegra to Build Franchise Workflow Around Avanti Slingshot

Toronto MIS developer to provide core Web storefront to workflow management platform used by a North American base of 270 marketing and print communications franchises. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Vancouver Newspaper Plant Officially Stops the Presses

Vancouver Newspaper Plant Officially Stops the Presses

Kennedy Heights printing plant, which opened in 1997 at a cost of around $150 million to print the Vancouver Sun and The Province newspapers, shutters its operation. Assets of the 200,000-square-foot plant, which had the capability to operate at speeds of up to 80,000 copies an hour, are to be auctioned on February 19, including a press line composed of four interlinked double-wide, 50-inch Man Roland Colorman S presses initially installed for more than $80 million. >> Learn More…


Rainforest Alliance Evaluates APP Environmental Policy

Prior to releasing updated guidelines, Asia Pulp & Paper engages Rainforest Alliance to provide an independent evaluation of its Forest Conservation Policy, which was first announced in February 2013. >> Read full article

Sydney Stone to Launch New Morgana Systems at Graphics Canada

Exclusive Canadian distributor of Morgana’s creasing, folding, numbering and booklet-making equipment to demonstrate the Morgana BM 350 and BM 500 for the first time in North America. >> Read full article

HP Introduces HD Nozzles For Inkjet Web Presses

New High Definition Nozzle Architecture for T Series print heads doubles the native print resolution of current HP inkjet print heads from 10,560 to 21,120 nozzles, delivering 2,400 nozzles per inch. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

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 >> More Info

TAGA Technical Conference, 67th Annual

Location: Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Date: Date: March 22-25 >> More Info

Graphics Canada

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

SGIA Opportunity Zone & Theatre at Graphics Canada

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

DIA Breakfast Meeting at Graphics Canada, 3D Printing

Location: Graphics Canada, International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: April 17, 8:30 am - 10:00 am >> More Info

IDEAlliance G7 Summit at Graphics Canada

Location: Graphics Canada, International Centre, Mississauga, ON
Date: April 17, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm >> More Info

Grafik Art Montreal 2015

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