Explosion at Chinese chemical plant spurs global tightening of raw materials for publication and UV inks

A recent deadly explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical in Xiangshui County in the Jiangsu Province of eastern China, is severely impacting the global raw material supply chain – including materials used in publication and UV printing inks. The March explosion, the worst in China in 4 years, also caused environmental damage and spread to adjacent … Read more →

Another extremely successful GCM Colloquium for Ryerson University

Every year, the School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) at Ryerson University hosts its Colloquium & Expo that attracts hundreds of printing professionals and students from across the Greater Toronto Area to discuss current trends and developments in the printing and graphic arts industry. The annual event is an evening featuring keynote speakers, a panel … Read more →

Graphics Canada launches Automation & Workflow Pavilion and Turbo Talks

New this year at Graphics Canada, and free with your show badge, the Automation & Workflow Pavilion and Turbo Talks will feature two days of informative, non-stop sessions. The 15-minute to 20-minute sessions presented by leading automation, workflow, colour management and integration suppliers, will be conveniently located on the show floor in the Workflow Automation … Read more →

C.P. Bourg debuts its Bourg Sheet Preparation Module at Dscoop Edge 2019

At the recently concluded 2019 Dscoop Edge conference in Orlando Florida, global print-finishing leader C.P. Bourg unveiled its “groundbreaking” Bourg Preparation Module (BPM) – an industry-first innovation in print finishing designed for commercial and in-plant print production facilities. The BPM is a sheet-converting system that allows users to automatically divide large, parent-sized printed sheets into … Read more →

Dispa Recyclable Graphic Display Paperboard comes to Canada

3A Composites’ Dispa Graphic Display Paperboard is a uniquely laminated paper that’s 100% recyclable and is now available in the Americas. It consists of a patented, embossed-formed paper core that’s laminated on both sides with a bright white smooth surface. “This unique composition makes this paperboard lightweight yet extremely rigid, strong and dimensionally stable,” said … Read more →

Significans Automation named Canadian dealer for GMG Colour

Significans Automation (Toronto), a specialist in creating customized, automated workflows for the printing and graphic arts industries, has announced that it’s now a full dealer for the entire GMG Colour product portfolio in Canada. GMG high-end colour management software is ideal for a wide range of applications – including prepress, offset, flexo, packaging, digital and … Read more →

Solimar and Canon announce strategic alliance

Solimar Systems (San Diego, California) has announced an alliance with Canon Solutions America with a combined offering that will build on the “proven, market-leading technologies of both companies” to offer Canon’s customers workflow enhancement, management, tracking and reporting solutions for their complex printing operations. The alliance will enable in-plant/in-house printers and print services providers to … Read more →

Bobst chooses Apex as Preferred Partner for its Web-Fed Division in Canada and the U.S.

In a recent agreement, Apex North America has become the preferred anilox manufacturer for Bobst North America’s Web-Fed Division – including its flexible packaging, pre-print and narrow-web presses. Apex and Bobst will work together to promote Revo narrow-web presses and the added value around a solution-based offering to the market – namely Bobst’s narrow-web presses … Read more →

Graphika collaborates with Techkon to launch ColorSuite press-to-proof matching solution

Graphika Print Solutions (North York, Ontario), a leading software company that develops cloud-based solutions for the print and graphic communications industry, is releasing ColorSuite, its award-winning press-to-proof matching solution, at the 2019 Graphics Canada tradeshow at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario April 11-13 in booth 5061 (with a special seminar set for April 11 … Read more →