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KBA Introduces Rapida 105 PRO

During Print China last week, KBA unveils the Rapida 105 PRO as a new medium-format press model, scheduled for a June launch, positioned between the Rapida 105 and the flagship Rapida 106. >> Read full article

Alden Joins Avanti as VP

After 17 years with Xerox, where he led regional sales of the company’s production presses and software, John Alden becomes VP of Sales for Toronto’s Avanti Computer Systems and Slingshot MIS. >> Read full article


In a recent article to remember industry stalwart Dave Walker, PrintAction provided details about his upcoming memorial service. Please note, this is a private service and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. >> Read full article

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Li to Keynote PrintAction’s Colour Seminar on May 5th

Sponsored by X-Rite and PANTONE, PrintAction’s Colour of Printing event in Toronto is to feature a keynote address by William Li, Kodak’s Color Technology Manager and Co-chair of the International Color Consortium. A world-leading expert from Vancouver, Li will discuss current trends and critical issues of colour management. For just $90, the event will also feature: An update on standards and technology; a session called Maximize Profit and Success with Colour Management, presented by Peter Aston of Heidelberg Canada; and a panel of printers discussing real-world challenges and opportunities in the pressroom.
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 Featured News 
Craftsmen Present Gallery of Excellence

Craftsmen Present Gallery of Excellence

The Toronto Club of Printing House Craftsmen last week recognized the Toronto Gallery of Excellence Award winners at the Duncan House. C.J. Graphics received Best of Show, while Colour Innovations was awarded Best Use of Bindery and The AIIM Group was recognized for its Best Use of Ink. Other winners included Polytainers, RP Graphics Group and Wellington Printworks. The organization also presented funding to RyeTAGA and 11 students pursuing printing and graphics arts education, through the annual Chai Tse Awards and Graphic Challenge Awards. >> Learn More…


Agfa Premieres Jeti Tauro and Mira Inkjet

During last week’s ISA Sign Expo in Las Vegas, Agfa introduced two new large-format-inkjet systems in the Jeti Tauro and Jeti Mira, as well as enhanced features in Asanti 2.0 and new UV inks. >> Read full article

INX Bailen Receives Pioneer Award

Jim Bailen of INX International received the NAPIM Printing Ink Pioneer Award acknowledging his career achievements, including a 20-year role as lead project engineer for INX’ facility expansions. >> Read full article

Lifshitz to Lead Sustainability Consortium Working Group

Ian Lifshitz, Asia Pulp & Paper’s Director of Sustainability for the Americas, has been named Co-Chair of the Paper, Pulp and Forestry (PPF) Sector Working Group for The Sustainability Consortium. >> 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