21 April 2019

MOUNT ROYAL, QUEBEC—

 
41” Seven Colour KBA Rapida 105 PRO
41” Seven Colour KBA Rapida 105 PRO
SupremeX Folding Carton will be installing it's newest press: a fully-automated UV-equipped 41”, seven colour Koenig & Bauer Rapida RA105PRO-7+L FAPC ALV210. Expected to be installed in June . This adds to their current installed base of KBA’s. SupremeX Folding Carton was formed by the combination of Stuart Packaging and G2 Printing. The folding carton division added a  new Bobst VISIONCUT 106 LE - Autoplaten® die-cutter, less than 1 year ago.

21 April 2019

HAMILTON—

Dylan Westgate and Schottlander, of directworx.
Dylan Westgate and Schottlander, of directworx.
directworx is a full-service direct marketing company with over 20 years’ experience . Growing tired of the setup and quality challenges of their Rosback and needing to finish a full coverage greeting card application without any cracking they have upgraded to the Morgana AutoCreaser 33 PRO.
“We saw what our production team was attempting to do with the Rosback and knew it was time to invest in something that would produce a better creased product and was easier to setup."

17 April 2019

HALIFAX—

 
Transcontinental former plant in P.E.I .
Transcontinental former plant in P.E.I .
SaltWire Networks, Atlantic Canada's largest printing and publishing company  has launched a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Transcontinental over its of  acquisition of their  newspapers and printing plants in Eastern Canada .SaltWire Network Inc. had acquired 28 Atlantic publications in 2017,

16 April 2019

MISSISSAUGA—

BCT Mississauga location
BCT Mississauga location
BCT Mississauga is winding down operations and selling off, some  assets to the BCT plant located in Ottawa .All online orders for  www.bctmississauga.com website will be  manufactured/shipped and invoiced from BCT Ottawa. The BCT Ottawa plant has identical production capabilities that BCT Mississauga has

16 April 2019

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA—

 
EFI is likely to be acquired by a US private equity firm Siris Capital Group in a deal that is valued  at $1.7bn.  Once  the deal is completed EFI will delist from the  Nasdaq. EFI has now entered a 45-day 'go-shop' period where EFI’s advisors can approach other potential suitors for a better offer.

16 April 2019

SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC—

 
From left to right Francis Cote, Genevieve Cote, and Robert Cote
From left to right Francis Cote, Genevieve Cote, and Robert Cote
Imprimerie HLN, a family-owned company specializing in book printing has installed a  Speedmaster XL 106-5P+L( perfector and coater) from Heidelberg. Replacing an aging Speedmaster SM 102-4P, I. With maximum  speeds of 18,000 sheets per hour, the  press can handle substrates from 27 lb. offset to 32 pt. board.The new press is equipped with “Push to Stop” technology, Prinect Pressroom Manager, and Prinect Inpress Control 2.

10 April 2019

BURNABY, BC—

Founder of Hemlock Printers
Founder of Hemlock Printers
In recognition of his contribution to the printing industry, his family is donating funds to open the Dick Kouwenhoven Book Arts Studio at Simon Fraser University.  Richard Kouwenhoven, current president of Hemlock Printers, said “He was passionate about the business and most of all its roots – typesetting and letterpress, where his career began.
This gift from our family to the SFU Library will help achieve one of his greatest passions,

10 April 2019

BRAMPTON—

Michael J. Cote President of Data Communications Management
Michael J. Cote President of Data 
DATA Communications Management Corp. (“DCM”) announces that Michael J. Coté has been appointed President of DCM.  Mr. Coté joined DCM as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy in September 2017 and has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer since November 2017.

10 April 2019

MONTREAL—

Muller Martini KM610 adding 40% capacity to Canada's largest Case bindery
Muller Martini KM610 adding 40% capacity to Canada's largest Case bindery
Multi Bookbinding is Canada’s largest hardcover book trade bindery, producing runs ranging from 100 copies to 50,000. Recently, has installed a  Muller Martini’s KM610 perfect binder. The purchase was spurred by increased demand for hardcover bookbinding in North America, particularly within the United States. Run requests are getting shorter and make-readies  needed to shorten . "The KM610 has cut makereadies in half.”said  Multi Bookbinding’s President, Yvon Sauvageau. 

10 April 2019

CHICAGO—

North America's largest printing trade show
North America's largest printing trade show
Registration is now open for the print industry’s most comprehensive and longest running event.  PRINT® 19, slated for October 3-5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place North, will bring together the leaders of the print industry from more than 80 countries. The industry’s signature event will feature an incredible array of printing equipment and technology and 80+ educational sessions including hands-on labs, creating the nexus of critical business-building and networking that drives revenue growth

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