Koenig & Bauer launches Rapida 106 X second-generation 8-colour sheetfed press

The oldest offset press manufacturer in the world, Koenig & Bauer, has unveiled a new-generation B1 press for the commercial printing and packaging markets – the Rapida 106 X – at a live-streaming event recorded from its production headquarters in Würzburg, Germany. You can view more details of the launch at www.youtube.com/watch?v=XB2if3Uf9Ac&feature=youtu.be. The informative video … Read more →

Jones Healthcare acquires Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106

Jones Healthcare Group (London, Ontario), a global market leader in advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions, has made a major investment in an 8-colour, custom-built Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106 sheetfed offset press. The new press will increase the company’s production capacity and help improve speed-to-market “with unmatched quality and waste reduction” for its health … Read more →

Heidelberg layoffs could total 2,000

Heidelberg has begun a wide-ranging “action package” to restore profitability that could see up to 2,000 jobs lost across the globe, as well as possible plant closures. The Germany-based press manufacturer currently has about 11,000 employees worldwide. The new strategy, characterized by the OEM as “painful changes,” is aimed to refocus the company on its … Read more →

Héon & Nadeau installs Komori LS Perfecting Press from Komcan

Héon & Nadeau (Victoriaville), one of the leading offset commercial printers in Eastern Quebec, has installed a Komori LS 8-colour, 40-inch Perfecting Press from Komcan Incorporated (Georgetown, Ontario). Komcan is the exclusive dealer for Komori presses in Canada, as well as parts and 24/7 service support. Founded in 1938 by Eugene Nadeau and Albert Héon, … Read more →

Lowe-Martin Group installs first Komori Impremia IS29 in Canada from Komcan

The Lowe-Martin Group, with headquarters in Ottawa and production facilities in Mississauga, Ontario, provides communication solutions that span a wide range of products and services – including sheetfed offset printing, digital printing, direct and multi-channel marketing, online ordering, direct mail, large-format and security printing, in-house pre-press and bindery services, e-business solutions and warehousing and logistics. … Read more →

Komcan strengthens its service team – again

Komcan Incorporated, the exclusive Komori dealer in Canada, has announced yet another addition to its growing service team with the hiring of George Webber as a Press Demonstrator – Service Technician. Webber spent the last 12 years in the industry as a press operator running a large 40-inch presses in Toronto. Earlier this year, Komori … Read more →

Freek takes on new responsibilities at Heidelberg Canada

Last February, The Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund (CPISTF) appointed 35-year printing industry veteran Ken Freek to Executive Director of Outreach and Partner Relations. Freek now has a new role at Heidelberg Canada promoting Subscription Sales Support, as the company introduces the popular Heidelberg Subscription Model to Canadian printers. Through its subscription model, Heidelberg … Read more →

PDI expands capabilities and reduces carbon footprint with Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-5 LED

The PDI Group has grown substantially since it was founded in 1970. Currently the largest independent sheetfed printer in Quebec, CEO Gaetano DiTrapani and President Jamie Barbieri felt it was time to “rejuvenate our capabilities to better serve our customers.” So they invested in a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-5 offset press with LED drying and … Read more →