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CNG to Purchase Spicers Canada

Central National-Gottesman, a $5 billion distributor of pulp, paper and forestry products, moves to purchase Spicers Canada, adding to the U.S. company’s portfolio of regional paper merchants. >> Read full article

Synchrolith Installs Anapurna M4F

Prepress trade operation based in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, adds an Agfa Anapurna M4F wide-format inkjet printer with a resolution of 720 x 1,440 dpi and a 62-inch-wide format. >> Read full article

Donais Becomes EFI Sales Manager for Eastern Canada

Greg Donais joins EFI after more than two decades in wide-format printing to focus on the VUTEk portfolio, following the retirement of Ken Lunn, who was with the company for 15 years. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Kelly Signs Installs Esko Kongsberg i-XP24

Kelly Signs Installs Esko Kongsberg i-XP24

One of the largest signage companies in Eastern Ontario, Kelly Signs adds an Esko Kongsberg i-XP24 table to its Ottawa production floor, which includes two silkscreen presses and two flatbed inkjet printers, along with a roll-fed printer. Founded in 1947, Kelly Signs today produces a range of applications like real estate and construction signs, trade show displays, banners and vehicle graphics, as well as storefront and building signs, pylon signs and channel letters. The company also has a business unit dedicated to producing large, electrical signs. >> Learn More…


Inca Introduces Onset R40LT

New flatbed UV printer is positioned as a mid-range machine built on the Onset Scaleable Architecture platform to upgrade from a 3.14 x 1.6-metre 4-colour base model up to eight colours. >> Read full article

drupa Moving to 3-year Cycle

The world's largest exhibition focused on the printing industry plans to switch to a 3-year cycle after the 2016 show, making 2019, 2022 and 2025 important print years in Düsseldorf, Germany. >> Read full article

Langley Publishes 2014 Results

The parent company of Manroland Sheetfed reports a profit before tax of €100.6 million on revenues of €779.4 million, which Chairman Tony Langley describes as in line with or ahead of expectations. >> Read full article

Sihl Launches QuickSTICK for Aqueous

A new fabric substrate called QuickSTICK AQ 3209 is designed for use on aqueous wide-format inkjet systems. It builds on Sihl’s existing QuickSTICK 3208 for solvent, latex, and UV platforms. >> 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

PrintAction Education Series, Colour of Printing

Location: Delta Markham Hotel, Markham, ON
Date: May 5, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm >> More Info

Grafik Art Montreal 2015

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

PrintAction Education Series, Craft of Printing

Location: Delta Markham Hotel, Markham, ON
Date: June 23, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm >> More Info

PrintAction Education Series, Business of Printing

Location: Delta Markham Hotel, Markham, ON
Date: October 28, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm >> More Info