19 July 2017

VANCOUVER—

Mitchell Digital pressroom
Mitchell Digital pressroom
In partnership with Kodak, Mitchell is expanding Canada’s digital capabilities with the unmatched Kodak NexPress. Mitchell DIGITAL provides previously unavailable digital print features; a huge 14” x 39” sheet size, heavyweight substrates to 130lb (and 24pt in Q3!), Metallic GOLD, Opaque White, Dimensional Raised print, Custom RGB Pantone recipes and more..

19 July 2017

BURNABY—

 
 Mail-O-Matic Services Ltd., a mail service provider located in Burnaby, BC, added two new Ricoh Pro C 9110 series production digital presses to their fleet, along with EFI Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition software. With the Pro C9110, Mail-O-Matic can produce near-offset quality prints of up to 1200 x 4800 dpi.Features such as Customer Replaceable Units (TCRUs)  and a straight path .

19 July 2017

WHITBY— 

 
Avery Products Canada is working with the Michael Pinball Clemons Foundation on the AveryGivesBack campaign, which supports under-resourced schools and communities. Canadians are invited to snap a selfie recreating an emoji facial expression and post the picture on social media . Between now and September 18th, 2017, by using the hashtags #AveryGivesBack and #AveryMakingFaces or uploading a photo with the hashtags, Avery will donate $1 to the Michael Pinball Clemons Foundation.*

19 July 2017

MONTREAL—

 
 Steve Daigle has joined the Cansel team in Montreal as of the end of  June .  He will be the new Account Manager for Wide-format Graphic equipment for Cansel covering the province of Quebec.He has over 20 years of experience in graphics and wide-format. Having worked in different strategic roles in the graphic industry, he has developed important skills and a remarkable network. He was at Nustream for seven years as Vice President before. 

19 July 2017

MONTREAL—

 
 Transcontinental Inc. had its price objective raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from C$22.00 to C$25.00  to investors.Transcontinental has been the topic of a number of other research reports. CIBC boosted their price objective on Transcontinental from C$23.00 to C$24.00 . Scotiabank upped their price target on Transcontinental from C$21.50 to C$23.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on Transcontinental from C$22.00 to C$23.00 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating.

12 July 2017

BRAMPTON—

 
 Kawartha Envelopes Ltd.  a trade envelope printer is closing down at the end of August. At one time it was the largest jet shop in the Greater Toronto Area. Kawartha built it's business on the Halm  jet envelope press. The owners the Myers family are retiring from the industry. It will be an orderly shut down with equipment being actioned off near the end of August.

12 July 2017

CHARLOTTETOWN—

Comparing manufactures
Comparing manufactures
 In a bid to help printers make a more informed choice when purchasing a digital press, this report discusses the importance of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) for digital presses in a print environment.The report examines the OEE of three popular presses, the Canon imagePRESS C10000VP, Ricoh ProC9110, and Xerox Color 1000i Press. The study compares these presses along the three components of OEE—availability, quality, and performance. John Zarwan, author of the report. “The output quality, consistency, and reliability of digital production presses have improved dramatically.

12 July 2017

CHICAGO—

Fact Sheet from Two Sides
Fact Sheet from Two Sides
 Two Sides releases new Fact Sheet outlining why paper-based communications should remain the default choice In an effort to reduce costs, a growing number of companies are switching customers from paper to electronic communications — without their consent. This move to make digital communications the “default” is frustrating many in the United States and Canada who want to retain a choice in how they receive information.

12 July 2017

TORONTO—

 
 C.J. Graphics  announce the acquisition of Clixx Direct Marketing Service. Clixx offers a full line of Direct Mail services such as Digital variable data printing and binding, in house data and postal technology, pick and pack, kitting and fulfillment, inserting, tipping, and many other customized services. "With direct mail increasing each year this will be a great addition and was the last missing link to having all solutions under one roof to better serve our clients." said Jay Mandarino President & CEO of C.J. Graphics.

5 July 2017

ROCHESTER, NY—

XEROX  9700 started commercial digital printing
XEROX 9700 started commercial digital printing
Forty years ago, the launch of the Xerox 9700 — the company’s first commercial laser printer — gave rise to the digital printing industry, which today generates more than $120 billion in global annual revenues.  The 9700 has been cited as the product that heralded the third wave of industrial automation (computer-driven printers) after steam-powered presses in the early 1800s and electric-powered presses later that century.

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