Ampersand Printing Meeting 2010 - Toronto

Ampersand Printing is a full-service offset printer located in Guelph, Canada, who recently received the 2009 CIP4 International Print Production Innovation Award for Best Process Automation Implementation—North America. Their new state-of-the-art facility is one of the most advanced in the world, offering high-definition staccato printing, fully variable 1-to-1 marketing, and a fully equipped finishing department. The facility is powered with green electricity originating exclusively from wind and low-impact hydro facilities that meet or exceed Environment Canada’s EcoLogo standard for renewable electricity.

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - Meeting at Hotel


  • Welcome and introduction, including a discussion on the resources available - Brandon Iskey   
  • A Printer’s Perspective on Production Improvements and Cost Savings from MIS Implementation -  Jay Mandarino, President of CJ Graphics    
  • CIP4 Update - Jim Harvey, Executive Director of CIP4   
  • Business Case for Certified Digital Printing Devices - Brandon Iskey, Printing Industries of America
  • Ampersand Printing Preview – Daniel DeBoyace, Director of Marketing, Hiflex Corp, NA

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - Ampersand Plant Tour

**Highlights of the tour**

  • Presentation of 2009 CIPPI award winning case study by Damian McDonald, Vice President of Ampersand Printing
  • Tour of plant highlighting workflow and equipment from case study
  • Live demonstration of the work delivery workflow system
  • View JDF connectivity between devices and real time communication in the plant

Published on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 (updated 05/29/2014)

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