Wedding invitation printing techniques

October 31, 2010 by  

A local print company in Mississauga can help you on your way if you need wedding invitations. Wedding invitations are one of the most important elements of style at upcoming nuptials because they are the first thing that guests see. Make certain that you know the different types of wedding invitation printing techniques, so you can make the best selection possible.

If you want a really classic appearance for you invitations, then go with engraving, also said to be the most popular printing technique for wedding invitations. You can easily tell that your invitation is done through engraving by the indents on the [Read more]

Different kinds of banner printing techniques in Mississauga

October 30, 2010 by  

When you go into a print store in Mississauga for a banner printing project, they are going to offer you a whole host of different banner printing techniques. As a consumer, it is your duty to be well-informed about which kind does what, so that you can make the proper choice about which technique best serves your banner printing needs.

First up is screen printing, which is best used if you have a big order due to its elaborate setup, as well as the complicated printing process involved. This is the kind of banner printing technique to choose if you want a banner that lasts a long time and [Read more]

Local newspaper acquires new color commercial printing press

October 29, 2010 by  

The Buffalo News, a local New York newspaper, recently bought itself a color commercial printing press. By way of this new press, the newspaper envisions that it will be able to improve its capability to print reports, brochures and even postcards, the same kind of postcards that companies which offer postcard printing in Mississauga deal in.

According the president of the Buffalo News, the acquisition of the new color commercial printing press was done primarily to make it a more competitive newspaper in the local, New York marketplace. Their customers come first, and a new printing press translates to a broader and a wider range of services that the paper will be [Read more]

The benefits of banner printing through a local Kingston printing company

October 28, 2010 by  

If you have banner printing needs and you live in or near Kingston, then you may well be enticed into taking your business to a local printing company. After all, not only will you be helping the local community by spending money there, but you also have a location that’s convenient and close to your home to deal with. While the new fad of online printing companies may seem like a fine idea, local printing companies have decided advantages.

For one, a local printing company will be able to offer face-to-face discussions about your printing needs, whereas an online printing company only offers you a virtual mock-up of your project. This can result in all sorts of delays and confusion as you have to contend with what your project really looks like versus the mock-up version an online printing company shows you on [Read more]

New youth park: great play for Surrey

October 27, 2010 by  

Construction on a $1.34-million youth park is set to begin in November 2010 in downtown Surrey.

The park, designed by New Line Skate Parks Inc, promises to be the first of its type in the entire province and will be located in Tom Binnie Park next door to the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre. The youth park facilities will contain a skate park, completely covered, plus a court for ball hockey, gardens and a unique pathway system.

New Line was the lowest of four bidders. The company boasts three other youth parks in Surrey. The Canadian government gave the city $486,585 to build the unique park. The balance of the $1.34 million will come from [Read more]

Stoney Creek more than a trickle in Greater Hamilton area

October 27, 2010 by  

In the entire history of the province of Ontario, little wee Stoney Creek, a municipality swallowed up by the City of Hamilton in 2001, has been in the thick of some important historical moments.

Brochure printers in Stoney Creek will attest to its rich, celebrated history as they continue to roll off information for tourists who visit every year.

Stoney Creek was the site of a fierce battle during the magnificent War of 1812 and its claim to fame is that of being the Canadian location where the Americans [Read more]

BCIT inks certificates for print industry professionals

October 26, 2010 by  

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has rolled out a new, part-time studies program, offering associate certificates in print process management and prepress for printers.

The associate certificate was specially designed for those who are presently employed with a printing company. The program of study is an opportunity for employees to retrain in the latest prepress techniques and to brush up their skills. The program will launch new students in a career in the industry, preparing them for employment in a prepress [Read more]

Possible printing problems with printers at a print company

October 26, 2010 by  

When you have a job or project that you want to bring to a print company in Medicine Hat, you should perhaps be wary about the possible problems they may run into with their printers. In fact, you should check ahead of time with the employees if they have experienced any of the following printer problems on a regular basis with their equipment, and if they have, then you may want to go elsewhere.

While no printer is going to be perfect all the time, some print companies [Read more]

Relationship building in business topic of Chamber session

October 25, 2010 by  

The Chamber of Commerce in bustling Newmarket, Ont., is offering a wide array of seminars, workshops and courses that are designed to keep small businesses on their toes.

The first is Wed. Oct 27, 2010 in the Chamber offices on Davis Drive. Successful Online Relationship Building is a morning session that will profile companies that have enjoyed successful partnerships in the community using email and similar marketing activities via the Internet. Learn how to sustain current relationships with customers and how to reach out to prospective clients. The session will show participants how to construct an effective contact list, which, when used effectively, can be leveraged to increase your business. Whether you’re a retailer, an insurance agent or a small printer in Newmarket with a flyer printing a specialty, the presentation will lead an exploration through organizations similar to yours which have been successful in managing to connect with clients online.

The cost for this session in the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce Power Learning series is $25 for members and $45 for non-members. Seating is limited.

The Chamber has also announced that registration for next spring’s Home and Lifestyle Show is open. Initial reports indicate that 70 Newmarket and area businesses booked booths in the first week that registration was open, so the show promises to be busy with high traffic volume expected. The show to be held April 1 – 3, 2011 at the Magna Centre.

Senior officials at the Newmarket Chamber are still planning a trip to China with members.

Top six tax tips for print industry professionals in B.C.

October 25, 2010 by  

From Richmond to Atlin Lake, it’s tough to keep print services operating in British Columbia now that the full effects of last summer’s HST have come upon us. Even though tax time is months away, being proactive in regards to your federal tax is more important than ever. Here are some ways you, as a print company or small business owner in B.C., can stay vigilant. Figure out who will do your taxes and organize your paperwork well ahead of the April 30 deadline. The pressure of waiting until the very last minute may result in poor decision making.

Estimate your tax bill. If revenue is high for the tax year, you may want to [Read more]

Next Page »