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U.S. Producers File Petition Against Canadian Paper Exporters

The Coalition for Fair Paper Imports, comprised of Verso Corp. and Madison Paper, is asking for countervailing duties to be imposed on Canadian exporters of super-calendared products. >> Read full article

How to Attract the Right Talent

Two Canadian researchers participate in a unique study, to be released in the Journal of Business and Psychology, to determine what type of job ads will find the best employees for your business. >> Read full article

APP to Undertake Massive Solar Power Project

Over the next five years, Asia Pulp & Paper plans to generate enough solar energy to power more than 500,000 homes with one of the world’s largest rooftop panel projects, linked to China’s national grid. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Remembering Dave Walker

Remembering Dave Walker

David Walker, an important figure in Canada’s printing industry for decades, recently passed away at age 80 after suffering a stroke. Well known as the long-serving President of Louson-Desonite, before moving into a sales position with Heidelberg Canada, Walker devoted much of his energy to developing Canada’s printing industry through association and educational initiatives, including his involvement with the CPIA, PESDA, Wayzgoose and the Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund. >> Learn More…


GMG Releases OpenColor 2.0

Germany software developer enhances its OpenColor software with a new interface, colour correction tools and a test-chart generator to approach smaller printing and packaging operations. >> Read full article

Quark Announces XPress 2015 Launch Date

The next major release of the resilient layout tool for printing and digital publishing is to feature new 64-bit architecture and the Top 10 most-requested enhancements from loyal users. >> Read full article

Drytac Laminating Films Optimized for UV Output

New adhesive coat weight and formulation on Interlam Pro films can now be used on most large-format inkjet output, including work produced with pigment, solvent, latex and UV. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Graphics Canada

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

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

DIA Annual Golf Tournament

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

PackEx Toronto

Location: Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, ON
Date: June 16-18 >> 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

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