10 October 2018

VANCOUVER—

80 year old industry association given new life
80 year old industry association given new life
Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA) has announce the launch of a newly restructured  industry association  . The CPIA now operates under a new membership structure with  six regional print associations and one supplier association. Each association will have one or two members on the board of CPIA depending on their size.

10 October 2018

MARKHAM—

Former Boss Logo Plant
Former Boss Logo Plant
Boss Logo which went into receivership and now bankruptcy at the beginning of September had assets of $4,920 and liabilities so far of $4,366,795. The assets include over $3 million for equipment and $153,845 for Loans receivable. Some equipment people have question the value of $3 million. The largest creditor is the TD Bank for $3,250,000 who also appointed the receiver.

10 October 2018

 
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10 October 2018

PICKERING. ONTARIO—

Formally Kwik Kopy
Formally Kwik Kopy
KKP Pickering has rebranded it's self as Allegra Marketing Print Mail. After running under the KKP and Kwik Kopy banner for 34 years. They have also moved to a new location which is  twice the space as their old location. They have  added additional equipment and

3 October 2018

SCARBOROUGH— 

 
Marquis Book Printing Inc., has announced that it has acquired Webcom Inc. This creates Canada's largest book printer bypassing Friesens and Transcontinental with sales over $100 million. Marquis will have  an annual production capacity of over 100 million books. With  three  printing plants Louiseville Quebec, Montmagny Qurbec and Toronto Ontario with over a total of 420,000 sq. ft of space and over 600 employees.

3 October 2018

GERMANY—

MBO and Stahl under Heidelberg
MBO and Stahl under Heidelberg
 Heidelberg is to acquire rival folder manufacturer MBO Group in a bid to expand its presence in the  post-press market.The move will see the company gain access to new customers in the pharmaceutical industry and add mailing system offerings to its offset portfolio and gain access to  new customer in commercial printing  field.

3 October 2018

CALGARY—

B.J. Chandler and Gary Park partners
B.J. Chandler and Gary Park partners
Mountain View Printing has acquired a Xerox Brenva® HD Production Inkjet Press and a Xerox Iridesse® Production Press.The Brenva HD press will gain the cost and productivity benefits of high-speed inkjet printing with the substrate flexibility of a cut-sheet press.The Iridessehas a unique six-toner-station configuration that combines four-colour CMYK printing with up to two specialty dry inks – including gold, silver, clear or white –

3 October 2018

VANCOUVER—

Labelmaster digital finishing equipment
Labelmaster digital finishing equipment
Westkey Graphics has  installed an SEI Labelmaster digital finishing machine, the first in Canada, to accompany its new HP 6900 digital press. The SEI Labelmaster is a  digital finishing, with on-the-fly cutting of a variety of printed jobs—including through cutting, kiss cutting, perforating, micro-perforating, and single pass engraving. Jobs of one to one million labels can be cut without die tooling.

26 September 2018

MISSISSAUGA—

Printer Gateway raises again
Printer Gateway back in the gangrun buisness 
Printer Gateway the trade gang run printer has been sold. Sherwood Printers has bought most of the assets of Gateway Printing ,prepress equipment,  presses, bindery equipment and all the software including the website. Sherwood has also bought the building which was once  owned by Somerset Graphics.

26 September 2018

SARNIA,ONTARIO—

Giving Back to the community
Giving Back to the community
Haines Printing will be  sending 8,000 Christmas cards to Canadian overseas troops. They  are getting community members to hand write in messages of support. Last year the company sent over 7,500 cards printed personally signed by members of  the community. The  goal is send a card to every overseas Canadian soldier .

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