Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Update: CUPW to continue strike action in Winnipeg

Numerous media outlets have reported that, while negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continues to conduct rotating strikes in Winnipeg, Manitoba which began at 10 p.m. local time on Sunday, October 28. In a statement, Canada Post said it’s attempting to minimize the impact of … Read more →

Winnipeg Free Press and UBC earn 2018 EPPY Awards in 23rd annual digital media competition

E&P (Editor & Publisher) has announced the winners of its 23rd annual EPPY Awards at www.editorandpublisher.com. This year’s competition received more than 300 entries. Winners were selected from an international list of nominations that honour the best digital media websites across 30 diverse categories, in addition to categories for excellence in college and university journalism. … Read more →

Burke Group signs first Heidelberg subscription contract in North America

The Burke Group of Edmonton, Alberta, a leading Canadian printer specializing in digital and offset printing, design, signage and mailing solutions, recently signed the first North American Heidelberg subscription contract “which will enable Burke to double their productivity and increase profit without the challenges that come with equipment ownership,” said Heidelberg. Through the subscription model, … Read more →

TG Graphics to represent American Printing Systems in Canada

American Printing Systems (APS, Wharton, New Jersey) has been appointed as the exclusive master distributor of Flora UV printers in the United States by parent company Shenzhen Runtianzhi Digital Equipment, the manufacturer of Flora UV Printers. APS’ Canadian Master Distributor will be TG Graphics (Montreal) with locations in Ontario (Mississauga), Saskatchewan (Saskatoon – also serving … Read more →

Agfa to close its offset printing plate factory in New Jersey

Agfa Graphics has announced that it will be closing its offset printing plate manufacturing facility in Branchburg, New Jersey by the end of this year as part of its strategic plan to optimize its global production capacity and supply chain for printing plates. “While our volume of printing plates sold in North America remains strong, … Read more →

UniNet responds to OKI Data’s recent consumer warning

In a news item published on this website on Tuesday, October 23, OKI Data issued a consumer warning about clone printers, saying that several companies in Canada and the U.S. are altering OKI Data Office Printers and may be misleading consumers to believe that these clone printers are original OKI Data Digital Transfer products. It … Read more →

How to combine UX and SEO without hurting your Google rankings

Here, Chris Hickman, Founder and CEO at Adficient, and Founder of GetBackonGoogle.com (a platform that helps businesses and websites suspended in Adwords to get back onto Google), outlines how to combine UX (User Experience) and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) without adversely affecting your current Google rankings. Hickman has 15 years’ experience in search-engine marketing and … Read more →