Joe Mulcahy Publisher, Graphic Arts Magazine

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Print World in Toronto saw a great success for participants and vendors. Brian Ellis, Marketing Manager Heidelberg Canada stated “It was a great show for Heidelberg, sales of QM 46-2 and Printmaster PM 74 were excellent and we picked up extra sales because of the show.” See more details on the show and pictures on … Read more →

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There are a lot of mergers happening in the industry this summer, amongst them Annan & Bird as well as Weyerhauser Fine Paper. Congratulations to Jack Bird and his sons, David and John, on the sale of their company, Annan & Bird Lithographers, to the US publicly traded company Consolidated Graphics. After starting in 1987, … Read more →

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Warren Wilkins, founder of Webcom, has retired. We wish him well in his retirement and thank him for all his efforts and contributions to our industry. To those of you have been following the World Cup, I hope you’ve been able to find time to catch a few of the games. With just four teams … Read more →

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We had a very successful trip to Laval, Quebec at the end of April for the Grafik’Art  2006 show. Congratulations to Louis Bernard and all the organizers. See Peter Dulis’ report and photos from the show on page 24. Heidelberg Canada held a very impressive Open House on May 9 and 10 th. With over … Read more →

Note from the publisher – April 2005

Spring is finally in the air and along with it comes a sense of optimism that our industry is starting to pick up once again. As is usual, the year started slow but is gaining momentum with each passing day. The ‘Jetsgo pricing philosophy’ of competing on price continues to invade our industry, with printers … Read more →

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Our congratulations to Webcom President, Warren Wilkens for being the recipient of the annual Graphic Arts Leader of North America award. Warren, along with Mario Cesar de Camargo, President of the Brazilian Association of the Graphic Industry who received the award for South America, were on hand to accept their awards before hundreds of industry … Read more →

View From the Publisher – November 04

I trust you are enjoying the continued re-design of   The Graphic Arts Magazine so it reflects the growing influence and maturity of our readers. As always, your feedback is encouraged and always welcome. Don’t forget to attend Print Ontario 2004, billed as “North America’s Largest Trade Show and Conference for the Not-So-Big Printer” November … Read more →

View From The Publisher – October 04

Your business network is a powerful tool for business development. One of the benefits of publishing a national magazine is the extensive network of business contacts that develops around the publication. This proved its value recently when we brought together a group of industry leaders who provided Graphic Arts Magazine with feedback and criticism of … Read more →

View From The Publisher – September 04

Sometimes life has a way of presenting an almost inexplicable curve which seems so unfair. One such defining moment for me occurred during the 28th Olympic Games when Canadian Perdita Felicien’s dream of a gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles came crashing down on the first hurdle. At a news conference 21 hours after her … Read more →

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Welcome to the summer of 2004! It’s already had its moments of excitement with the federal election, the intense soccer competition for the European Cup and the momentum that’s building for the Olympic Games in Athens. The results of the recent federal election have changed the political landscape of Canada. With a minority Liberal government, … Read more →