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Lowe-Martin Acquiring RP Graphics

The Lowe-Martin Group, led by CEO Ward Griffin, has moved to acquire RP Graphics Group Ltd., which operates out of a 60,000-square-foot facility in Mississauga. RP’s CEO George Mazzaferro and President Marc Fortier are joining Lowe-Martin. >> Read full article

King to Lead Xerox Canada’s Graphic Communications

Brad King, a member of Canada’s 1992 Olympic Team, becomes VP of Xerox Canada’s newly redesigned national graphic communications organization, after serving as the company’s VP of Central Operations. >> Read full article

Transcontinental to Close Quebec City Plant

TC Transcontinental Inc. is transferring its marketing product printing activities from Transcontinental Québec, resulting in the plant’s planned closure this April, to other facilities, principally Interglobe in Beauce. >> Read full article

PrintAction Firms up PrintForum

On June 22, PrintAction magazine will host a unique 1-day conference and exhibition to showcase printing innovations coming out of drupa, with free access to high-end speakers and leading Canadian equipment suppliers. >> Read full article

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Goldrich Installs Esko Kongsberg

Goldrich Installs Esko Kongsberg

Goldrich Printpak has installed an Esko Kongsberg XN24 finishing system and new Esko software into its 67,700-square-foot facility for producing samples and short runs. Using the Kongsberg for more than a month now, Goldrich has been leveraging the system particularly for more efficient cutting and creasing of specialized cosmetics boxes, as well as to cut coating blankets for its offset presses. Before the Kongsberg XN 24, Goldrich would image a plate and then manually cut a sticky back blanket for the press. The blankets, at a cost of around $135 were non-renewable, and would eat up about an hour and a half of press time. >> Learn More…

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Xerox to Split into Two Public Companies

Xerox plans to separate into two independent publicly traded companies, Document Technology, which accounts for approximately US$11 billion in 2015 revenue, and Business Process Outsourcing, accounting for US$7 billion. >> Read full article

Kwik Kopy Shop Adds Digixpress

Kwik Kopy on Sherbourne Street in Toronto has purchased a Digixpress Bold from PDS, which reaches print speeds of up to 50 pages per minute in both colour and monochrome, while providing a resolution of 1,200 x 1,200 dpi. >> Read full article

Drytac Introduces JM55 Force

The JM55 Force is a new JetMounter model to be added to Drytac’s line up of wide-format roller laminators. Described as a heavy-duty, entry-level laminator, the JM55 Force has a maximum laminating width of 55. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

B3, Better B2B Marketing Conference

Location: The International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
Date: February 29, 2016, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm >> More Info

Veritiv Canada Design and Print Excellence Awards

Location: Arcadian Loft, Toronto
Date: February 3, 2016, 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm >> More Info

Digital Imaging Association, Seminar Series

Location: Spicers, Vaughan, Ont.
Date: February 17, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm >> More Info

Gutenberg 2016 Call for Entries

Location: Online Entry Process
Date: February 20, 2016 >> More Info

Gutenberg Gala

Location: Montreal Science Centre
Date: May 12, 2016 >> More Info

drupa 2016

Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Date: May 31-June 10, 2016 >> More Info

Digital Imaging Association, Golf Tournament

Location: St. Andrew's Valley Golf Club, Aurora, Ont.
Date: June 16, 1:30 pm >> More Info

PrintForum, presented by PrintAction

Location: Mississauga Convention Centre
Date: June 22, 2016 >> More Info