13 June 2018

TORONTO—

Circulation of 4.5 million
Circulation of 4.5 million
St. Joseph Communications announced  the acquisition of Totem, a content agency, from Yellow Pages Ltd. Totem will now operate under Strategic Content Labs, the custom content arm of St. Joseph Media that creates print and digital products for clients such as  the Canadian Automobile Association  ( CAA Magazine with circulation of 4.5 million) .Other clients include Acura USA  , The Hockey News , British Airways, Porter, Eurostar, Mandarin Hotels and The London Magazine.

13 June 2018

OTTAWA—

Canada's 15 th largest printer
Plants in Ottawa and Mississauga 
Lowe-Martin has let go or laid  off about 30 staff and has tightened expenses . The have also  temporarily rolled back wages . They have put a freeze on discretionary expenses. This belt tightening comes as a result of several factors happening at the same time. The installation of a new ERP system has had major problems, installation of a new Goss Web has taken longer than expected and a short fall of sales expecations all effected the bottom line.

13 June 2018

RESTON ,VA—

Print Show in Chicago names one of fastest growing shows
Print Show in Chicago named one of fastest growing shows in US
 Building on the honour of having been named one of the top 100 U.S. Trade Shows by Trade Show News, PRINT has been  ranked in the top 25 fastest-growing events in attendance. The award presented by Trade Show News, recognizes trade shows demonstrating consistent growth based on number of visitors. The top fastest-growing show winners were chosen by their show’s growth rate between 2015-2017 .

12 June 2018

OAKVILLE—

left to right:  Kevin Graham – Cansel Sales Rep, David Sayej –CVS and Agim Bekteshi- CVS
left to right: Kevin Graham – Cansel Sales Rep, David Sayej –CVS and Agim Bekteshi- CVS
 SwissQPrint  Nyala LED purchased through Cansel. It is has  6 colour + White and Varnish (CMYKlclm –White and Varnish) .Creative Visual Solutions (CVS) will be using it  for P.O.P, Displays, as well as some specialty applications with the Varnish up to 10’ wide. It will be  adding higher quality prints at much higher speeds, as well as the ability to do some unique applications with spot varnish.

6 June 2018

ANN ARBOUR, MICHIGAN—

Edwards Brothers Mallory plant Ann Arbour Michigan
Edwards Brothers Mallory plant Ann Arbour Michigan
 North America's fourth largest book printer is closing down. Edwards Brothers Malloy of Ann Arbor Michigan is not taking any more orders and will be closing after finishing orders all work in progress. They did about $100 million US in sales with over 500 employees. Of the top 20 book printers in North America 4 are in Canada. All the Canadian book printers contacted said they competed with Edwards Brothers Mallory in some way.

6 June 2018

CALGARY—

 
 
Goss Metro press shutting down at Calgary plant
 Post Media will be closing the Calgary printing plant at the end of July. Twenty six full time staff and twenty six part time workers will be laid off. The Calgary Sun a Post Media daily newspaper will be printed by Black Press Group. Other Post Media newspaper printed at the Calgary plant will be moved to other Post Media printing plants.

6 June 2018

MONTREAL—

Over 450 attended the Gutenberg Gala event in Montreal
Over 450 attended the Gutenberg Gala event in Montreal
 The 36th Gutenberg Gala took place at the ballroom of the Montreal’s Marché Bonsecoursand and more than 425 fans celebrated the excellence in  print awards. The Gutenberg Gala is the premier event of  Quebec printing industry and is the largest in Eastern Canada. “ Influential people from all over Quebec have once again come together  not only printers, but also people who are passionate about printing, managing, finishing, programming, robotization, ennoblement, sales, packaging, marketing, and more.

6 June 2018

ROCHESTER—

All major plate manufactures have increased prices
All major plate manufactures have increased prices
 Kodak announced it will increase the price of Kodak offset printing plates globally. Plate prices will increase up to 9%. The price of aluminum, the primary raw material used to manufacture printing plates, now  is reaching multi-year highs, it has become necessary to institute a plates price increase. John O’Grady, President, Print Systems Division, Kodak, explained.

6 June 2018

BRAMPTON—

 
Canon Canada has announce dealerships  with EM Plastic & Electric Products, Grimco and Mediatech to sell the Océ Colorado 1640 printer. 
 The new UVgel Colorado 1640 wide format printer is new technology delivering demanding turnaround times with
Dealers for the new UVgel wide format
Dealers for the new UVgel wide format
 speed and quality.
UVgel has  unique levels of print speed, quality and automation, and low cost of operation. It is one of Canon's first products with the UVgel technology.

30 May 2018

FAIRFAX, VA—

Renamed because of lawsuit
Renamed because of lawsuit
 The owners of Print 18 and Graph Expo The Association For Print Technologies ( former NPES) has filled a lawsuit against SGIA and NAPCO ( owners of Printing Impressions) for trademark infringement and unfair competition in the use of the PRINT United name. As a result Print United has been changed to Printing United.

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