1 July 2024
Al Kershaw From Heidelberg Dies
KITCHENER, ONTARIO—
Al Kershaw at Heidelberg Canada 23 years.
Al Kershaw Heidellberg Cnanada for 23 years 
 Former Manager of Print Technology at Heidelberg Canada for more than 23 years, Al Kershaw died recently at the age of 81. The likeable, soft-spoken Kitchener resident was an acknowledged industry expert in offset and digital printing as well as colour management. At Heidelberg, he was in charge of field instruction and tradeshows.Larry St. Thomas, Group Leader, Technical Support PrintHeidelberg Canada said "Kershaw did new press commissioning,
Al Kershaw was former Manager of Print Technology at Heidelberg Canada
Al Kershaw was former Manager of Print Technology at Heidelberg Canada
had an in-depth knowledge of colour-measuring systems, and most importantly was the OEM’s No. 1 print diagnostician. “When he became manager, he took care of our group by assigning to us specific press startups across Canada, arranging training courses, and supporting anyone who needed help." Most recently President of his own print-consulting firm “The Print Wizard” ,for over 17 years.
 
Comments:
2. Orest Bandurka Former Print Instructor says:
7 July 2024 at 4:56 PM
I was sad to see that Al passed away recently. He was instrumental in my being hired by Heidelberg Canada as a Print Instructor for the DI Series of presses. He also saw that I received training on other lines of offset presses. He was very knowledgeable and great mentor.
1. Bill Mann says:
6 July 2024 at 6:49 AM
Sad to see "The wizard " pass. The industry will surely miss this man.
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