7 November 2016
Wilkins was the Graphic Monthly Printer of the Year in our 2003 issue
Warren D. Wilkins, founder and former owner of Webcom Limited passed away peacefully on November 3, 2016. He was 88 years old.

Warren will be deeply missed by his wife Willy, sons Chris (Sonja), Doug (Louise), Jeffrey (Jenn) and daughter Katie (Stephe), and his grandchildren Michael, Jessica, Kasper, Kailey, Maxwell, Marshall, Kieran, and Maddox.

Warren is predeceased by his first wife, Ann E. Wilkins and his brother Doug.
7 November 2016
Bonny Koabel, president of AKR Consulting Canada
Every year governments at all levels give out millions of dollars to companies via grants, subsidies, tax credits and refunds. These programs can cover a multitude of purposes including, job grants, research and development, travel, drug benefits, and much more.

These programs have become a lucrative source of additional funds to boost any bottom line.  The problem is that accessing these programs is no easy task. Regulations can be difficult to interpret and the process can be hard to navigate.
3 November 2016
Presstek LLC, a provider of eco-friendly printing products has announced the sudden passing of its president and CEO Sparsh Bhargava.

Bhargava died unexpectedly on Friday October 28. He was 31 years old. According to Printing Impressions, he passed of natural causes while on a business trip in Germany.
3 November 2016
Konica Minolta is set to showcase its cutting-edge digital production technologies and essential workflow and finishing solutions to help printers generate new revenue stream and grow their business. Print World will take place in Toronto November 19 - 21.
2 November 2016
Print World presents a seminar that is right on point for today’s market where printers are seeking new opportunities.

Jeff Uzbalis, a wide-format applications specialist at 3M, returns to deliver his hugely popular seminar on how to master this printing sector and deliver an update on new developments in this area over the last two years.
31 October 2016
 Michael John Mugavero Jr.
Statement from Manroland Sheeefed USA & Canada:

On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Michael John Mugavero Jr. lost his bravely fought battle with cancer and passed peacefully, surrounded by his family and closest friends. Michael, 63, was a long-time resident of Linden, NJ later moving to Clark, NJ where he lived for the past 9 years.
27 October 2016
TORONTO,ON—St. Joseph Communications has released its 2017 Print in a Digital World trend report, which identifies major trends transforming the omnichannel multiverse and how marketers can leverage the identified examples within these two mediums.

27 October 2016
Jay Mandarino, President and CEO of The C.J. Group of Companies, will share successful sales techniques
Come to Print World for a hands-on practical guide to growing your sales in an extremely competitive and difficult market from seminar leader Jay Mandarino, president and CEO of The C.J. Group of Companies.

With a unique perspective on what makes for successful sales, Mandarino will go over the strategies that have made his company successful, provide insight into what today’s print buyers want, and outline how he’s been able to find opportunities in the market.
27 October 2016
John Robinson
John Robinson, the former owner of Artcraft Label Inc., until his retirement in 2012, passed away suddenly on October 23 at the age of 83.

From his son Brad,

"My Dad was a member of the printing industry since he was a teenager working for Gair Graphics, Lawson Mardon and Montreal Litho.
25 October 2016
Sean Cavanagh, noted author and expert in mergers and acquisitions, will show you how to increase the worth of your business
Do you dream of selling your company and retiring? If you haven’t positioned your business for the 21st century marketplace, you may be in for a shock because the rules have changed. Great profit won't guarantee you’ll get the price you want; In fact, some companies can't be sold regardless of their profit.
Purchasers today are looking differently at investments. Gone are the days when share value was predominantly determined by revenue and income.  Instead, it’s all about de-risking a business in order to attract top dollar. 
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