Partners in…Print!

This issue is focused on the successes that are brought about by connecting with others. Most of us inherently know that we can accomplish more together than we can individually. That’s what the 90’s catchword ‘synergy’ is all about. In this economic climate competition in the graphic arts industry is so fierce that going it … Read more →

For the Record: Lee Eldridge

Answering this month’s For the Record questions is Lee Eldridge, Director of Interactive Solutions at C.J. Digital, a member of The C.J. Group of Companies. Lee has spoken at a variety of events as well as having taught advanced technology courses in the School of Graphic Communications Management at Ryerson University. I had the opportunity … Read more →

May Editorial

What an action packed issue we have for you! Our lead article this month by Christopher Smyth is about 3D printing. This is an exciting topic not only within our industry, but much more broadly. Thanks to all of the media attention and techno-geek-initiated hype it seems that everybody wants to know what 3D printing … Read more →

For the record – Mike Meshkati

Mike Meshkati is a straight shooting young entrepreneur and the President of Sina Printing/ Sina empowers 5,000 printing companies across Canada annually with affordable, professional print and digital solutions by leading the way in marketing, technologies and lean manufacturing excellence. Mike joined this family business in 2001, working his way up from estimating and customer … Read more →

Spring challenge

While it may or may not feel (or look) like it in Toronto, spring is finally here. Hopefully by the time you read this we are well above that dreaded zero degrees, because as I write there is still snow on the ground. To me springtime feels like a fresh start. Whether it’s because the … Read more →

For the Record – Ron Schroder

For those of you on the flexographic side of printing, Ron Schroder needs no introduction. He has been working in the industry for just about four decades! His career includes many years working in flexographic prepress supply as well as more recently in the sales of flexographic printing presses and related equipment. He is an … Read more →

Golden Opportunities

Writing a synopsis for the March issue while buried in snow is the cruel fate of being Canadian. With the excitement of so much Olympic gold glory I guess there are side benefits to being a winter-loving nation. We hope you had an amazing time rooting for our homegrown teams this past month as Canada … Read more →

For the Record: Jeff Ekstein

Jeff Ekstein is a third generation printer and owner of Willow Printing Group, a family business that has celebrated a 60-year history of excellence. I first had the opportunity to meet Jeff as a judge for the PIA (Printing Industries of America) Benny Awards several years back. He is an exceptionally enthusiastic and involved member … Read more →

Introductions for 2014

We are in month two of a brand new year. How are those resolutions going? Still holding on? This issue is full of great ideas for those of you looking to polish up their sales and marketing skills and strategies. We also have some great technology articles to appeal to your inner geek. First, we … Read more →

Go Niche at Graphics Canada

We are very excited to be so involved in this year’s Graphics Canada Show. Producing the show guide is definitely a great way to really be in the know. This month’s issue has some tips for the show that we thought would be helpful. Whether you are going to shop for something specific, or you … Read more →

Feeling grateful

If you celebrate Thanksgiving, October is a month that has us thinking about what we are grateful for. Perhaps we can start with a successful Print 13 in Chicago. The atmosphere at the show was overwhelmingly optimistic, with some suppliers boasting that it was their best show, in terms of sales, to date! While I … Read more →