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

View from the publisher – March 2017

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 →

View from the publisher – February 2017

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 →

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 →