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MET wins uVU Best of Show

MET Fine Printers of Vancouver, BC, won Best of Show, Print, in Veritiv’s annual uVU awards competition for its production of Nike’s Young Athlete Book produced on a Man Roland 700 UV press at 240 lpi. >> Read full article

Pressdown Changes Name to Print Digital Solutions

Pressdown Services will continue to brand itself by the initials PDS as the technology distributor, established in 1984, moves to more accurately describe its market focus on the heels of new distribution agreements. >> Read full article

RIT Receives Large 3D Print Grant

Rochester Institute of Technology is given $500,000 from New York State to support the university’s AMPrint Center for Advanced Technology, which is to focus on developing next-generation 3D printing. >> Read full article

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Great Bear Rainforest Agreements Completed

After more than 16 years of negotiations, the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements, a massive forestry protection program for Canada, was completed on February 1 with the work of First Nations, BC, environmental groups and forestry companies. News of the long-awaited completion comes just a few months after a Canopy-led Customer Round Table, involving The Globe and Mail, Time, Procter and Gamble, TC Transcontinental, Kimberly Clark, Rogers, and EILEEN FISHER among others, pressed BC Forests Minister about its progress. >> Learn More…

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Langley Publishes 2015 Results

Langley Holdings plc, the engineering and industrial group that controls manroland Sheetfed, reports a pre-tax profit of $167 million (Canadian) on revenues of $1.37 billion (Canadian), while holding zero debt. >> Read full article

APP Launches Fire Protection with Canadian Training

APP provides an update of its Forest Conservation Policy and Peatland Management progress, launches its Belantara Foundation and a new Integrated Fire Management program involving training from Canadians. >> Read full article

Xitron Launches Navigator Northstar

Michigan developer of RIP and workflow software releases Navigator Northstar aimed at inkjet systems using Memjet Northstar print heads, for the desktop envelope, flyer, and label market. >> Read full article

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 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

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