Joe Mulcahy Publisher, Graphic Arts Magazine joe@graphicartsmag.com

View from the publisher – October 2016

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 →

View from the publisher – October 2015

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 →

View from the publisher – March 2016

This is a bittersweet time for many Canadians. I’m talking about the sad passing last month of a major player in our industry – former Toronto Mayor, City Councillor, printer and protagonist – Deco Labels’ Rob Ford. Founded as a small label and tag manufacturer in Toronto in 1962, Deco Labels & Tags has grown … Read more →

View from the publisher

As the weather starts to warm up, so are our efforts on many fronts. With our website traffic up 10% over the same time last year, we’re working on some new, cost-effective online packages for our current and potential advertisers. For example, many in our industry have posted corporate and sales videos on YouTube. Some … Read more →

View from the publisher – February 2016

It happens every four years, and it’s one of the most exciting events in the printing and graphic communications industry worldwide. Spring is on the not-so-distant horizon, and so is drupa. The world’s largest printing industry tradeshow is set for May 31 to June 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany – and we’re already presenting several helpful … Read more →

View from the publisher – December 2015

Well, wasn’t that an interesting year! We ran more than our usual share of news, new products, special event information and timely features on topics such as packaging, wide format, 3D printing, textile printing, printed electronics and more – while keeping you up to date on all that’s happening in traditional offset and digital. I’d … Read more →

View from the publisher – November 2015

Wow! What an election sweep for the federal Liberals! Canadians from coast to coast have spoken in a very loud voice. Now everyone seems to be waiting to see if Justin Trudeau’s Liberal majority can keep its promises. This includes our own columnist Elliot Schiller, who will tell you what you might expect and examine … Read more →