Insource Technology Summit: Day 2 even more successful


Thursday, December 1 was a wonderful kick-off to a busy and productive premiere three-day event. Friday, December 2 brought in even larger crowds as several of the industry’s top manufacturer’s reps gathered at Insource’s Head Office and Showroom 85 Citizen Court, Unit 6, in Markham, Ontario for its free, first-ever Technology Solutions Summit. The event is bringing to Canada the world’s most up-to-date equipment covering mail processing, vision systems, digital print finishing, inkjet printing systems, short-run packaging, bindery finishing, and much more. There were also live equipment demos, one-on-one discussions and special equipment discounts, in addition to fine food and a constant stream of attendees looking – and finding – ideas and partners to boost their profits.

 The technology event continues Saturday, December 3 with presentations at 10 am and noon. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis! For more information and to reserve your space, visit or call Insource at 1-888-709-3345.

 On Friday, December 2, visitors enjoyed these special presentations

Adding profitable services and improving existing efficiency, presented by Jim Williams of Kirk Rudy; Taking full advantage of today’s automation, presented by Alyssa Wright of Westlund; More profits through online marketing and web-to-print, presented by Slava Apel of Amazing Print Tech; Maximizing digital print-finishing opportunities, presented by Nanette Cook of Thermotype; and Exciting opportunities in short-run packaging, presented by Colin Johnson of Petratto.

Here’s what awaits attendees on Saturday, December 3:

10 am: Canada Post’s new initiatives – getting more bang for your buck

Presented by Kristie Kranitz of Flagship

Getting your projects printed quickly is only half the job. Reaching your target audience quickly and cost effectively is the other half. Flagship specializes in managing distribution with its wide range of mailing services while saving you time and resources. Its combination of expertise, leading technologies and efficient distribution services maximize your ROI. Its direct-mail distribution services include best-of-breed formulas for access, requisitioning, business permission rules, freight efficiency and analysis. Kristie’s presentation Data and Canada Post in review will provide a CPC review – from government directives to product simplification and specification changes – so mailers can take advantage of new postal initiatives and get the most from their postal budget.

Noon: The many benefits of adopting inkjet

Presented by Andre D’Urbano from Riso

Riso celebrates its 30th anniversary in the U.S. this year. Since Riso was founded in Tokyo in 1954, it has repeatedly developed the world’s best solutions for a variety of specialized sectors in document printing and duplicating. It’s still the world leader in digital duplicating we is rapidly building its market share in digital laser and inkjet printing solutions for business. Andre will present The Many Benefits Of Adopting Inkjet In Your Business. This will be an eye-opening review of how Inkjet creates new revenue streams for commercial print operations. Andre will also explore how this growing technology brings much-needed savings and versatility to in-plant printing departments.