Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Editor’s notebook – April 2009

CPISC Executive Director in Hall of Fame CPISC’s executive director, Marie Eveline, was inducted into the Algonquin College Media Hall of Fame in a special ceremony at the college last month. The hall of fame was established by the college’s Media Studies Department in 2008 to recognize people for their contribution to media industries related … Read more →

Editor’s notebook

FPINNOVATIONS AND UNIGRAPH PARTNER IN RESEARCH STUDY Quebec-based FPInnovations and Unigraph have teamed up for a key research study delving into linting and piling. FPInnovations of Pointe Claire, Quebec, brings together FERIC, Forintek, Paprican and the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre of Natural Resources Canada to create the world’s largest private, not-for-profit forest research institute. Created … Read more →

What’s happening in your company?

For the past three years, as a senior writer for Graphic Arts Magazine, it has been my great pleasure to meet many of you in the printing and graphic arts industries. I have made wonderful new friends and learned a lot. During that time, I was also able to work closely with you to try … Read more →

Print World 2008 review

The east may have lost this year’s Canadian football prize, but there was one big winner on Grey Cup Weekend – the printing industry! While exact attendance figures were not available at press time, it appears that Saturday, Nov. 22 was by far the best day of the recently concluded Print World Show held Nov. … Read more →

Print World

Short-run printing showcase Print World set for Nov 22 – 24 in Toronto Print World, the only show in North America with an exclusive focus on shorter-run printing, will open Nov 22 – 24, 2008 in downtown Toronto. Now, the fourth largest trade show in North America, Print World will welcome all the major industry … Read more →

Graph Expo 2008 preview

As you’re reading this, almost 600 exhibitors are preparing to showcase their products and technology in what promises to be one of the most revealing, educational, event-filled and exciting shows in recent years. It’s been called the drupa of North America, and though it may not equal Europe’s mother of all tradeshows in floor space … Read more →

Offset and Digital: A profitable marriage?

Many Canadian printers are now combining digital and traditional offset in their shops. And while this love affair will likely stand the test of time, it‘s the engagement period that might prove difficult. Here it is in a nutshell: Traditional offset still rules, with about a 70% to 80% market share, depending on the shop … Read more →

Printer Profile: RACAD

RACAD’s GoPrint2 Print Driver poised to change the way printers do business online Innovative, revolutionary software eliminates many of the obstacles associated with traditional methods of processing jobs In a way, it’s like having your own print shop located in the business offices of every one of your clients. It’s also a very clever way … Read more →

HP’s CONTACT Festival a huge success – again

For the 4th consecutive year, HP Canada, the premier sponsor of the 2008 CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival, has managed to showcase its industry-leading technology and products, while at the same time giving local photographers and artists an opportunity to show Torontonians their unique creations. “Technology continues to make a major impact on the photography market, … Read more →

Printer Profile: Printer Gateway

Sustainability pioneer Printer Gateway boldly leads industry into new environmental era Never mind that last year Printer Gateway (PG) saved enough trees to fill a large city park, or line every hole of an 18-hole golf course, or keep 3,050 houses cooler in the summer, or produce over 2,300,000 lbs. of oxygen. Just as important, … Read more →

Printer Profile: Bassett Direct

Exceptional 24/7 customer service and a rare dedication to traditional values have made Markham-based company an industry leader in innovative direct-mail solutions Rich Bassett could be your proud uncle, or kind father, or understanding boss—that is, if you’re very, very lucky! What comes across loud and clear when you first meet the award-winning president of … Read more →

Three generations of caring

Yes, Unigraph International Inc. is one of the largest, most respected North American manufacturers of chemicals for the printing industry. Yes, Unigraph has been a Canadian leader for the past 25 years in terms of innovation and quality. And yes, Unigraph is committed to the development of new products that meet all current technical and … Read more →