Sir Wilfrid Laurier was our prime minister. The world’s first rotary telephone was used in Nova Scotia. And in that same year of 1907 in the small town of Altona, Manitoba, D.W. Friesen opened his first business – a small confectionery store. Today, employee-owned Friesens Corporation has grown into the largest printer of hardcover books … Read more →
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As a small trade printer in a competitive market, Imageworks Print & Prepress faced a critical challenge – evolve quickly or die a slow, painful death of obsolescence. Here’s how it carefully navigated a path less taken to realize exceptional growth and success. Imageworks (Richmond Hill, Ontario) faced a difficult challenge a few years ago … Read more →
Here’s how The Paper Express Shoppe is making sure the answer remains “Yes” There’s no question that the print industry has changed in recent years, and printing customer demands are still changing. Tighter print marketing budgets, a push towards paperless billing and paperless transactions, and the incessant need for personalized print material to compete with … Read more →
Trade printer invests millions of dollars in the latest signage technology and has established itself as a leader in signage and wide-format printing for print shops and print brokers. In February, we explored SinaLite’s major expansion into label printing. However, another key, client-driven focus has been on digital signage and wide format. For example, SinaLite … Read more →
Last July Creatique opened a Canadian branch of its India-based parent company, offering a range of wide format services. Director Rajat Khera talked to Graphic Arts about his new business. What services do you offer? We offer complete visual communication products through our customized product range. We manufacture backlit/edge-lit displays and use layered printing technology … Read more →
This year, the 2017 edition of the Sign Association of Canada’s Sign Expo Canada, Oct. 27-28 at the Toronto International Centre (Mississauga, ON) shook it up a little. There was a change in location and dates, a new on-floor dye sublimation demo, and an entertaining new social event. Sign Expo has traditionally been held in … Read more →
In their newly released book, The Third Wave, industry veterans Dr. Joe Webb and Richard Romano argue that we are facing a new wave of communications technology, one that is premised on WIFI and on the idea that we can pick up any device and get whatever information we want, whenever we want. They call … Read more →
North America’s largest printing industry tradeshow comes to New Orleans and the opportunities are endless! If you’re looking for creative solutions to your creative challenges, plan now to attend the 2017 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, Louisiana, US, October 10–12). North America’s largest printing industry trade show combines over 570 exhibitors, 20,000 industry professionals and more … Read more →
On October 14th and 15th Montreal was host to the packaging and processing trade show, PackEx. For two days, PackEx took over the halls of the Palais des congrès de Montréal. We are three Ryerson University students from the School of Graphic Communications Management who were lucky enough to attend day two of the show. It was this opportunity to learn and connect with industry professionals which gave us access to the most advanced technologies in packaging, processing, and converting. We would like to share with you some of what we found to be interesting and innovative.
HP’s large and wide-format technologies are game changers in the printing industry.
There are many ways of mechanically binding paper together. We’ll focus on the methods most used in commercial and digital shops: Spiral, Wire and Cerlox Binding.
On September 12 at its headquarters in Hudson, New Hampshire, the originator of the direct imaging press concept, held a "pre-Graph Expo event" to launch its most versatile, productive product ever: the 52DI. The event drew media and experts from across North America, including Dr. Joe Webb of PrintForecast.com and Dr. Frank Romano, founder of … Read more →