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manroland Wins Red Dot Award for Evolution

The Evolution 700 printing press, introduced by manroland Sheetfed in November 2014, was named as one of the 2015 winners of the renowned Red Dot Award for Product Design. >> Read full article

Downward Trend in Job Quality

Job quality in Canada, according to a new report by CIBC for its Employment Quality Index, is now at a record low and showing little signs it will turn around in the near future. >> Read full article

Adobe to Launch Publish Platform this Summer

During the Digital Innovators Summit in Berlin, Adobe unveiled plans to introduce Adobe Publish, a platform building on its Wired-inspired DPS to address mobile-app publishing. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Calgary Speedpro Named Franchise of the Year

Calgary Speedpro Named Franchise of the Year

Speedpro Signs Calgary North East, owned by Joanne Ruston, earned the parent company’s Franchise of the Year Award for 2014. This marks the fourth time Ruston has earned the company’s top award. The Calgary NE franchise also set a new record for an individual location en route to its Al Crow Memorial Award for achieving the top sales in the country. Ruston entered the sign industry in 2001, following a 20-year career in the service industry. In 2009, she was named as one of Business in Calgary magazine’s Leaders of Tomorrow. >> Learn More…


FASTSIGNS Van Installs Kongsberg V

Paul LeBlanc, who opened up Canada’s second FASTSIGNS franchise in 1996, adds an Esko Kongsberg V cutting table with MultiCUT to his 5,400-square-foot facility in Vancouver. >> Read full article

PrismTech Graphics Installs POLAR

Burnaby-based commercial printer adds a 30-inch reconditioned POLAR cutter, sold through Colter & Peterson, to its existing 57-inch POLAR to trim work like retail shelf strips and decals. >> Read full article

Perfecting UV Added to Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor

Heidelberg’s Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor is now available as a long perfecting press with UV capabilities. First introduced at drupa 2012, the Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor hits speeds of 15,000 sph. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Grafik Art Montreal

Location: Place Bonaventure, Montréal, QC
Date: May 7-9
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Value-Rite Open House, Mimaki Inkjet Printers

Location: Value-Rite Business Products, Markham, Ontario
Date: March 26, 10:30 am to 4 pm >> More Info

Graphics Canada

Location: International Centre, Mississauga, 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

Pacwest Conference

Location: The Fairmont Chateau, Whistler, BC
Date: June 10-13 >> More Info

DIA Annual Golf Tournament

Location: St. Andrews Valley Golf Course, Aurora, ON
Date: June 11, 11:30 am start >> More Info

PrintAction Education Series, Craft of Printing

Location: The Fairmont Chateau, Whistler, BC
Date: June 10-13 >> More Info

IAPHC Golf Tournament

Location: Wooden Sticks, Uxbridge, ON
Date: June 24 >> 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