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New game-changing regulations set to impact print and packaging industry across Europe!

The print and packaging industries across Europe are “in for a nasty shock” according to John Corrall, a world expert and technical support specialist for Konica Minolta industrial inkjet in the UK. European Commission regulations from Brussels, Belgium that come into force next month are designed to help consumers understand more about the food they … Continue Reading →

CPIA teams up with Quebec Printing Industry Associations to publish “The State of the Printing Industry in Quebec”

The Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA) has announced an important industry collaboration with the Quebec Printing Industry Association (AQII), the Quebec Technical Association of Flexography and Packaging Manufacturers (ATFFEQ), the Institute of Graphic Communications and Printability (ICI), the Graphic Communications Sector Counsel of Quebec (CSMOCGQ) and several other key industry partners to create and publish … Continue Reading →

Mandarino awarded Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship

Jay Mandarino, Founder and President of the C.J. Group of Companies, including award-winning printer C.J. Graphics, and the C.J. Skateboard Park and School, has been recognized for his exceptional long-term contributions to his community. Mandarino was one of 13 citizens in the province to receive this year’s Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship. The Honourable Elizabeth … Continue Reading →

Fujifilm announces major new upgrades to its XMF Workflow and XMF Remote

Fujifilm North America Corporation’s Graphic Systems Division has announced the release of Fujifilm XMF Workflow Version 6.1 and the web-portal system XMF Remote Version 10.1. In making the announcement, Fujifilm commented that, as a result of the shift toward shorter runs, product diversification and quick turnarounds, printing companies are under pressure not only to process … Continue Reading →

CPEIA: New professional industry association stakes Canada’s claim in printable electronics

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (, the united voice of Canada’s Printable Electronics sector based in Ottawa, Ontario, has commenced operations. Consultations with key stakeholders in industry, government and academia revealed that current R&D and commercialization efforts alone are not sufficient to create a strong Canadian Printable Electronics (PE) sector. Several areas were identified … Continue Reading →