4 December 2019

MONTREAL—

Iowa plant part of Transcontinental's Coveris purchase
Iowa plant part of Transcontinental's Coveris purchase
TC Transcontinental has signed a deal to sell its paper and woven polypropylene packaging operations to Hood Packaging Corp. for about $239 million.Under the deal, Hood Packaging will acquire paper packaging operations and buildings in Iowa, Pennsylvania and Georgia.The company will also acquire paper and woven polypropylene packaging operations in Spartanburg, S.C.,

4 December 2019

GEORGETOWN, ONTARIO— 

George Webber
George Webber
Komcan Inc. has announced yet another addition to the service team. George Webber has been hired as a Press Demonstrator - Service Technician. George has spent the last 12 years as a press operator running large 40 inch presses in Toronto.

4 December 2019

TORONTO—

All free Starmetor print publications closing.
All free Starmetor print publications closing.
 Torstar is ceasing publication of the print editions of the Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Halifax StarMetro papers effective December 20.“We are going digital-only outside of Ontario as more and more of our commuter readers are using their smartphones, laptops and tablets to access their news on their way to and from work. This trend, coupled with a corresponding decline in print advertising volumes,

4 December 2019

TORONTO—

Norm beside Brausse 40
Norm beside Brausse 40" Platten
Specialties Graphic Finishers just installed their fourth 40” die cutter…7500 sheets per hour, extra high pile.  This machine can feed an extra high pile of sheets and delivers an extra high pile.  One of the advantages of this machine is that the client might send us 50 normal height skids and we ship them back 30 extra high skids.

4 December 2019

ANN ARBOUR, MICHIGAN—

 
Xitron, an independent developer of Harlequin RIP® and workflow products for commercial, flexo, digital, and high-speed inkjet printing has been acquired by Harlequin RIP manufacturer Global Graphics PLC  . A nearly 30-year Harlequin OEM, Xitron is one of Global Graphics’ longest standing partners.“Xitron is the lead player in prepress RIPs with some 35,000 Harlequin RIP-based installations around the world and an impressive network of dealers and distributors.

27 November 2019

ROCHESTER, NY—

With declining sales and hostile bid for HP
With declining sales and hostile bid for HP
The gloves are off as two of the biggest names in print are now in a battle for control, with Xerox aiming at making a hostile takeover of HP, following the latter's rejection  of its initial $33bn bid. Xerox is launching its bid for a company that is more than three times its size, with a cash and shares offer.The price is still be less than HP's year high in 2019. The HP board accuses Xerox of “aggressive words and actions”, and questions the ability of Xerox to raise the cash for the deal.

27 November 2019

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND—

Prince Edward Island Plant
Prince Edward Island Plant
Transcontinental has announced  the closure of its  Prince Edward Island plant located in Borden-Carleton by the end of January 2020 at the latest, and a reorganization of activities at its Transcontinental Halifax plant. This decision is in line with the Corporation’s strategy to continuously optimize its printing platform, adjusting the capacity and costs to business volumes. The decision to optimize TC

27 November 2019

CHICAGO—

Replaces Graphic Expo and Print
Replaces Graphic Expo and Print
Brand Print Americas 2020 is a trade show aimed at meeting the requirements of printers of marketing materials and collateral for the brand customer. It claims to be the  the only trade show that focuses solely on the growing areas of print, namely: point of sale and point of display materials, collation packs, direct mail and fulfillment, luxury

27 November 2019

TORONTO—

60 Ryerson Students receive awards
60 Ryerson Students receive awards
On November 19, 2019, students, friends, family, faculty, staff and industry donors gathered in Toronto to celebrate the Ryerson University Graphic Communications Management Awards Night. Canadian Print Scholarships were awarded to 60 students from 1st to 4th year.

27 November 2019

NETHERLANDS—

 
 Vistaprint is the latest company to expose customer data online .The database, which contained more than 51,000 customer service interactions, was found not protected with a password. It included the customer’s name, email address, phone number and the date and time of their interaction with customer service and other fields , operating system and internet service provider.

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