Eight proven profit-building reasons to use a trade-only printer

Generally speaking, trade-only printers are large companies that have invested literally millions of dollars in the latest printing and finishing equipment as well as workflow technology. Many are former commercial printers themselves, so they know the printing industry inside out. Their employees usually possess expertise in very specific areas – such as wide-format printing, packaging, … Read more →

Xerox-HP battle enters next stage

According to numerous news outlets, Xerox has begun a tender offer for all outstanding shares of HP, escalating a battle for control of the personal computer company that Xerox executives began several months ago. Xerox proposed to HP investors a cash-and-stock offer worth $24 a share. For each HP share, a shareholder would receive $18.40 … Read more →

Xerox and HP in another dispute

In a recent news release, Xerox (Norwalk, Connecticut) issued the following statement: Xerox has announced that it has provided notice to HP that it intends to nominate 11 independent candidates to replace HP’s Board of Directors at HP’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The candidates include former senior executives from dozens of the world’s leading … Read more →

Durst restructures its textile printing segment and names Kappaun to lead it

Durst (Brixen, Italy), a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has restructured its segment for industrial textile printing. The new Segment Manager Textile Printing, Dr. Stefan Kappaun, now has responsibilities for the OEM’s strategic direction in home textiles, clothing and accessories. Kappaun will also be the connecting link to Durst’s Large Format Segment, … Read more →

AIIM capitalizes on the future with the RICOH Pro VC70000 Colour Inkjet Platform

Avant Imaging and Integrated Media Inc (AIIM – Aurora, Ontario) have established themselves as visionaries within the Canadian Integrated Marketing Solutions space. Their continued success is attributed to their ability to react and adapt to new technologies to serve the unique needs of their growing customer base. With the purchase of the very first Ricoh … Read more →

Five ways Delphax Solutions can make your inkjet business more productive and profitable

In the ever-changing landscape of commercial printing, many of us have lived through a number of important and disruptive technological evolutions. Not so long ago, the migration from offset to digital was all the rage. More recently, everyone is talking about the migration from toner-based digital to inkjet. Here are a few insights from Delphax … Read more →

Ricoh brings its groundbreaking wide-format industrial inkjet technology to Canada

The Ricoh Pro TF6250 and Ricoh Pro L5160 wide-format printers are coming to Canada this fall. Both use industry-leading Ricoh inkjet print heads that have been the gold standard with other equipment manufacturers around the globe for decades. Excellence begins with exceptional, proven, print head technology  It’s one thing when an OEM rolls out new … Read more →

Marketing and strengthening your brand through packaging

In this feature, Brampton-Ontario-based liquid paper explores how to boost your brand by utilizing custom boxes and personalized smart packaging solutions. The company produces high-quality custom boxes of any shape and size that can accommodate virtually any product. Packaging boxes represent a key element of any supply chain. They not only facilitate the delivery of … Read more →

Insource brings Palamides finishing technology to Canada

Insource Corporation (Markham, Ontario), a technology supplier and a service and solutions provider to the mailing, fulfillment, printing, bindery and packaging markets, has entered into an agreement with Palamides USA (Dieterich, Illinois) to become a national distributor of its products across Canada. The move adds to Insource’s growing portfolio of customized and unique solutions. “This … Read more →

Media Resources moves into three-dimensional printing

Last fall Media Resources, in Oakville, Ontario, installed one of the first Massivit 3D printers in Canada. The Installation is taking the 50-year-old sign services company into new markets. We spoke to Steve Gallow, president, about its move into the three-dimensional printing world. You recently installed one of the first 3D Massivit printers in Canada. … Read more →