I know the federal Liberals will be legalizing marijuana next year. But after learning about their proposed punitive tax changes affecting small business owners, I can only assume that they’ve been “product testing” for a long, long time. I started Graphic Arts Magazine, a small family business, over 20 years ago. Like most of you, … Read more →
Posts by Joe Mulcahy
We are living in interesting times. Witness the Brexit vote in Great Britain, the political instability and hateful political rhetoric in the United States, the possibility of escalating conflict in the Korean peninsula, the anti-Putin protests across Russia, and on and on and on. Sometimes, it seems that this chaos is also occurring in our … Read more →
I’ve never been one to underestimate the importance of feedback, keeping in touch with leaders in our industry, and listening carefully to what they have to say. In April I had the privilege of meeting with our new 2017 board members in Toronto. These included: Ray Fagan of Heidelberg Canada; Evan Cambray of Fastsigns of … Read more →
Canada’s largest and longest-running showcase for the graphic communications and printing industry, Graphics Canada, took place April 6-8, 2017 at the International Centre in Mississauga, ON. The biennial event, now in its 53rd year, featured well-attended conferences and panels – and of course, the latest technology, equipment and services from over 170 exhibitors. From all … Read more →
This year marks our 20th anniversary. So how did we get here? Well, we began as an 8-page, 2-colour newsprint tabloid printed from our Newmarket, Ontario location with a circulation of about 4,500. We were one of eight competing publications at that time. Today we’re one of the leading trade publications for the printing and … Read more →
Graphics Canada, our largest and longest-running showcase for the graphic communications and printing industry is building momentum. Running April 6-8, 2017, the biennial event is now in its 53rd year and features educational conferences, sponsored pavilions, workshops, several co-located events, some amazing equipment and new technology. We hope you can stop by booth 5662, say … Read more →
Did you notice something different about this month’s issue? It’s perfect bound! This will be the new format for our magazine going forward. I’d like to personally thank Point One Graphics in Etobicoke, Ontario for doing such a fine job on the printing. I’d also like to mention the great work of Manoj Sheth, CEO … Read more →
If anyone reading this thinks that print is somehow dying, here’s a reality check. A recent promotional campaign from electronics giant Sony was attempting to get 20% more repeat business.
By the time you read this, the USA will have chosen its next president in one of the most bitterly contested campaigns in decades…
Wow! What a month of show-and-tell for the printing industry! Our team did more walking on tradeshow floors in the month of September than we did in the past eight months! First, we visited the 2016 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 14-16. The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association brought together specialty imaging professionals who … Read more →
Recently, we’ve been featuring some major, first-ever equipment installations that have occurred here in Canada.
As you’re reading this, there’s likely a couple of days before our federal election. Regardless of whom you’re voting for, please do get out and cast your ballot. It’s a privilege that, sadly, not all people on our planet enjoy. You should also check Elliot Schiller’s article on page 39. He’ll tell you what to … Read more →