By PrintAction Staff
The technology brands and services you can expect to see at #PrintForum2019
By PrintAction Staff
#PrintForum2019, taking place June 13 at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., brings you nearly two dozen vendors with the latest in print technology and services. Don’t miss your opportunity to see exciting demos and learn how these technologies can benefit your production floor.
Here are the vendors and technologies you can expect to see:
• 4 Over
The 4over team is looking forward to exhibiting at this year’s PrintForum tradeshow. Our team will be showcasing premium, digital and large-format products.
4over is the industry leader in high-quality print order fulfilment for professional resellers. As one of North America’s top multi-service trade printers, 4over offers an extensive library of low-cost, profit-building products and services designed to help your customers grow with ease. We are conveniently located in Mississauga (Highway 401 and Hurontario) and offer Free Local Delivery service within the GTA. Sign up at trade.4over.ca for a free account today and receive 15% off your first order.
• Canon Canada
Headquartered in Brampton, Ont., Canon Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA, is a provider of consumer, business, and medical digital imaging solutions. Canon Canada Inc. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 per cent Canadian-based service and support for all of the products it distributes. Its offering includes products such as multi-function printers for office environments, large format systems, flat-bed printers, and digital cutters for print-for-pay businesses, and high-volume production presses for commercial printers.
Canon’s product overview at PrintForum 2019 includes:
– Canon imagePRESS
– Canon PRISMAsync
– Canon Océ Arizona
– Canon Océ Colorado
– Canon Océ VarioPrint i300
– Canon Océ ProStream 1000
• Delphax Solutions
Domtar is the largest manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America. Domtar offers a full line of reliable uncoated printing papers, to showcase your printing capabilities on offset, digital, ink jet or toner equipment. With an offering in a variety of brands, weights, finishes and sizes, you have options to meet any of your customer’s printing demands. These products are available through our distribution partners in Canada.
Domtar offers a full line of reliable digital uncoated products to showcase your talent in exquisite detail. Expect your designs to beautifully come to life on any of Domtar’s Digital Printing Papers: Cougar® Digital Color Copy, Cougar® Digital, Xerox® Bold Digital™ Printing Papers, Xerox® Revolution® Specialty Media, Lynx® Digital Super Smooth, Lynx® Digital, Husky® Digital, Husky® Recycled Digital.
As your business evolves to embrace inkjet, depend on Domtar’s Inkjet Printing Paper brands to adapt alongside you.
Inkjet technology just keeps getting better and better-and Domtar’s Inkjet Printing Papers take quality and reliability to the next level. Featuring CougarJET®, LynxJET®, HuskyJET®, Domtar ReplyJET® and TitaniumJET, our complete line provides the perfect choice in paper for every job and budget, delivering brighter colours, sharper images and trouble-free performance.
So go ahead. Print personalized direct mail pieces that amplify response rates. Turn transactional statements into transformative lead generators. Create customized reply cards customers can’t ignore. And do it all on the paper brands you already trust.
Heidelberg Canada Graphic Equipment Limited is a complete supplier of equipment and consumables throughout Canada. As an entity of Heidelberger Drucksmachinen AG, we provide complete sales and service of all our equipment and products. From prepress to press to postpress for the commercial and packaging Industry, we have the right products for all.
During PrintForum 2019, we will focus on our new Subscription Model, a new innovative way for customers to acquire the most up to date technology without the burdensome capital cost required. Customers will be able to take advantage of all Heidelberg has to offer including equipment, service, application support and consumable products all bundled into a mutually agreed on cost. This frees customers up to focus on sales, growth and improving productivity with Heidelberg as your partner throughout the complete lifetime of the machine. Come and learn more about this exciting new concept at PrintForum.
• KBR Graphics
• MPI Print
• PDS – Print Digital Solutions
PDS, established in 1984, has become the go-to distributor for print finishing equipment and supplies in Canada. Representing the most advanced technological manufacturers in the world including Duplo, Multigraf Touchline, OKI and MBM. Supplies include lamination, digital foil, t-shirt transfers and just recently, PDS has become the exclusive Ontario dealer for Mark Andy Print Consumables including the trademarks of ABDick and Presstek.
PDS will be displaying the latest equipment from the top manufacturers in the world at PrintForum 2019. The DDC810 Spot UV Coater for print embellishment from Duplo is rapidly becoming the new look for print. PDS will have a running video and print samples available from the DDC810. Also on display will be the DFL500 3-in-1 laminator that coats, foils and laminates. The OKI 942DP is a CMYK + White Media Envelope Printer, which will allow you to print on light or dark stocks, and up to 52-inch banners. It will also print as small as 3 x 5-inch cards, run #10 envelopes at 4,000 per hour, run extra thick stock up to 18 pt. at the lowest cost per print for CMYK + White.
The best way to fold and crease is the Touchline CF375 from swiss manufacturer Multigraf. Up to 6,000 sheets per hour and up to 400 gsm. Will take sizes up to 14.76 x 39.37 inches, with a 7-inch air and vacuum top load feeder. This high quality fold and crease unit will not disappoint, PDS says.
The Duplo 616Pro Crease, Slit, Cut and Perf is the perfect finishing solution for the short run on demand digital printer. This all-in-one finisher can process up to six slits, 25 cuts, and 20 creases in a single pass. The CCD Scanner recalls any job stored in memory simply by reading the printed barcode and will automatically set up the job.
• Sydney Stone
Sydney Stone is a premier Canadian distributor of print finishing equipment and supplies, representing quality brands such as ALM, Count, Duplo, EBA, MOHR, Morgana, Vivid, Watkiss, Xanté and more. Known for having expansive product knowledge, a well-stocked supply inventory and a demo equipment showroom, Sydney Stone understands the needs of today’s print shop and offers a solution for every challenge.
Sydney Stone will showcase a range of enhanced print embellishment solutions, all designed to save money and add value to your finished pieces. The new MultiLoft Elite Collection includes printer-safe sheets made from real wood, cork and glitter finishes, perfect for adding impact and visual interest to your projects. The Xanté En/Press, appropriately called the “Print Shop in a Box,” is a 4800 DPI production system that can print up to 4,000 #10 envelopes/hour and has a built-in platemaker, plus includes iQueue software with RightON Colour Matching technology, variable data and image capabilities and a convenient job cost calculator. Finally, the new instaFOIL18 is an all-in-one finishing solution designed to perform all major laminating functions, including lamination, mounting and foiling. Drop by to learn more, see samples and feel the difference that finishing makes.
• YUL Technologies
Based in Canada, YUL Technologies is a manufacturer of smart, intuitive, precise and robust YUL electric paper cutters. All YUL paper cutters are designed, manufactured and assembled in Canada and offer proprietary software and electronics. Check out for YULme app on Apple Store for the optional wifi interface, allowing you to connect your YUL cutter to your iPhone.
At PrintForum 2019, YUL will showcase its most recent paper cutters available in four formats: 17 1/8 inches, 19 1/8 inches, 22 1/8 inches as well as 26 1/2 inches. Its small footprint, low energy consumption and ease of operation make them the perfect cutter for graphic designers, print shops, copy centres and in-plants, the company explains. YUL cutters require a small environment, and all machines plug into a regular single phase electrical outlet. Most models even go through the door by simply rolling them in or flipping them. The intuitive interface shortens the learning curve for newly hired employees. YUL’s cutters offer additional safety devices found in no other cutter — a must in multiple user environments.
We’re almost at maximum capacity so register now to secure your attendance! Visit www.printforum.ca for additional details and to see our dynamic speaker line-up and educational sessions.