19 September 2018

CONCORD—

Still alive ( sort of)
Still alive ( sort of)
The ongoing saga of Boss Logo has gotten more complicated. After the doors were locked at the beginning of September ,customers were told to pick up their  jobs at Mi5's address in Mississauga. Phones were being answered at the Mississauga address. Late last week Boss Logo's address was changed to Basaltic Rd in Concord. The same address as MPI Print Concord location. .

19 September 2018

BELGIAN—

 
 Agfa-Gevaert  has received a  letter of intent from Kanteron Systems relating to a voluntary conditional leveraged takeover offer on all the shares of Agfa-Gevaert.Following review , the Non-Binding LOI and the public information on Kanteron Systems, Agfa-Gevaert  Management has decided not to engage in discussions with Kanteron Systems at this stage.

19 September 2018

WINDSOR—

 
The Challenge how to build a scalable  web-to-print solution that uses InDesign for document design and also offers complex template personalization and customization . The Solution
PersonalEffect which includes the uProduce Management and Document Composition Engine along with PersonalEffect’s mature APIs, for integration with other applications.

18 September 2018

LONDON. ONTARIO—

Brad King  formally of Xerox and well know in the indusrty
Brad King formally of Xerox and well know in the industry
Brad King has joined OTC Group as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for its Mitaa Data line of business. Brad  was with  Xerox Canada for 23 years  , where he was a member of the senior management team , process management, sales and identifying and developing new revenue growth opportunities.His last position was VP of Graphic Communications Division and is  well known in the printing industry.

17 September 2018

HAMILTON—

Raycom expands to Hamilton Ontario
Raycom expands to Hamilton Ontario
Rayacom Group acquired Wilson Business Solutions Ltd. of Hamilton, Ontario. Established in 1986, Wilson Business Solutions has been a store front printer on King Street. With this acquisition, Rayacom will expand the operation capacities by adding a new large format printer and a specialized digital printing press. This will allow them to offer larger sheet sizes, specialized prints , offset printing, full service bindery and graphic design .

12 September 2018

OTTAWA—

Utilities pushing customers to drop the mail
Utilities pushing customers to drop the mail
Canadian postal workers have voted in favour of strike action.That could happen as early as Sept. 26, shutting down mail delivery across the country .Direct mail printers have already found customers talking about putting campaigns on hold.The last postal strike saw direct mail volumes drop by 20% to 30% after the strike and took over a year to get volumes back to pre strike levels. Companies like Bell, Rogers, Enbridge Gas have started to push their customers to get their bills and make payments online.

12 September 2018

SWEDEN—

Watkiss booklet maker
Watkiss booklet maker
 Watkiss Automation has been bought by rival manufacturer Plockmatic Group. The Stockholm, Sweden group Plockmatic’s has been acquiring other bindery equipment manufactures . Plockmatic bought Morgana of Britain in 2013 and in 2016 bought Italian bindery manufacturer KGS Bindery. Watkiss machines are sold by OEM dealers worldwide under the PowerSquare brand.

12 September 2018

MONTREAL—

 
Royal Mail of Britain has bought Canadian courier Dicom expanded its North American reach. Dicom with head office in Montreal and is in the parcel delivery and freight business in Canada and the US. Dicom has about over 100 remittals in North America.

12 September 2018

BURLINGTON—

Gord Peters beside the new SDS EasyBender NS2
Gord Peters beside the new SDS EasyBender NS2
 Peters Steel Rule Dies (PSRD) has installed an SDS EasyBender NS2.The NS2 increases Peters Steel Rule Dies productivity, it gives  a greater precision and accuracy when bending the thicker pointage and increased height of rule With the new automated bender, It  provides more flexibility to the standard rules already processed daily.

12 September 2018

BURNABY, BC—

Pictured Left to Right: Greg Running (HP Indigo, Western Canada), Alfie Karmal (President/CEO Westkey), Zak Callaghan (HP Indigo Labels & Packaging)
 L to R: Greg Running (HP), Alfie Karmal (CEO Westkey), Zak Callaghan (HP)
Westkey Graphics, has added a  new Indigo 6900 digital label press, and an SEI Laser LabelMaster for laser die cutting and finishing. Highlights of the HP Indigo 6900 include:inline priming Unit, up to 7-colour (offering  white Ink, special inks metallic silver, fluorescent inks (Pink, Yellow, Orange and Green) vivid inks (Pink and Green) UV invisible inks (Red, Yellow and Blue) and security inks.

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