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Ryerson's The Art of The Book Students Visited HIW Museum

Prof. Art Seto and about 40 Ryerson students visited HIW Museum recently. The students were from Mr. Seto's The Art of The Book course, as well as some from the Letterpress Club..

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Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club Tours Howard Iron Works Museum

On January 28, 2017, we welcomed members of the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Club (ACD Club) to Howard Iron Works Museum.

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Grand Opening and Dedication of The Timothy O. Upton Library

On December 16, 2016, family and friends gathered at Howard Graphic Equipment’s new facility to inaugurate and pay homage to a Printing Industry legend.

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University of Michigan's Clements Library Acquired An 1851 Columbian Iron Press

On April 11, 2016, after 2 1/2 years and an over $17 million dollar renovation, the Clements Library has re-opened. Besides the extensive 80,000 books and 30,000 maps, Clements now has another piece of history and as rare as some of the treasures on the shelves.

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Howard Iron Works In The News 2016 HIW Calendar is here!

The 2016 calendar is featuring photos of 12 beautifully restored presses and bindery equipment, carefully selected from our Collection. Only limited quantity available.

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Howard Iron Works In The News HIW Welcomed Ryerson Students

HIW recently welcomed a group of students from Ryerson University's Graphic Communication Management School.

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Howard Iron Works In The News Print World and HIW collaborated on Customer Appreciation card

Following the Print World 2014 Exhibition, HIW was approached by the Show Management about a collaboration on the production of the Thank You cards to be presented to the Exhibitors.

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Howard Iron Works In The News Print World 2014 - Photos

Print World 2014 was held from Nov 22-24 at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto. Billed as the largest show for the shorter-run and small-format printers, the exhibition was a success as exhibitors saw a great deal of sales being closed at the show.

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Howard Iron Works In The News HIW Participates in Print World 2014

Print World 2014 is to be held from Nov 22-24 at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto. The trade show is dedicated to shorter-run and small-format printers in both digital and offset categories. Visitors to Print World 2014 will have an opportunity to see six fully restored platen and iron presses ranging in ages from 1837 to 1919 - BOOTH 900.

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Howard Iron Works In The News HIW At Inspire! TIBF

An impressive line-up of more than 300 authors were featured - from the new-comers to the world-class writers such as Margaret Atwood and Anne Rice were in attendance, as well as Commander Chris Hadfield, with his new book "You Are Here", made an appearance.

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Howard Iron Works In The News HIW To Participate At Inspire! TIBF
Nov 13-16, 2014


HIW is to participate at INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair (TIBF) being held at the Toronto Convention Centre in November. The book fair is a print and digital showcase celebrating The Book in all forms. HIW plans to show some of the restored platen and iron presses from our Collection.

 

Howard Iron Works In The News HIW Acquires 1866 Potter Press

PrintAction Online - July 2014

Howard Iron Works is now restoring its newly acquired C. Potter Jr. newspaper press, first manufactured in 1866 – one year before the formation of Canada.

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Howard Iron Works News HIW NEWS - April 2014 Issue is here!

The inaugaural issue of HIW News celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of what was arguably the most beautiful piece of machinery ever designed, bar none, The Columbian Iron Press. Invented by George E. Clymer, of Philadelphia, PA, the first Columbian Iron Press was built in 1813, before his move to England in 1817 where he continued to produce the presses in London. Although the Columbian enjoyed tremendous success in England, ironically, it was not well received in America.

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Howard Iron Works News Howard Graphic Equipment Opens
A New Print Museum


What They Think? - Feb 2014

Howard Graphic Equipment is pleased to announce the opening of Howard Iron Works Printing Museum and Antique Restoration Facility in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.  
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Howard Iron Works News Howard Graphic Equipment Opens
New Printing History Museum


Printing Impressions - Feb 2014

Howard Graphic Equipment is pleased to announce the opening of Howard Iron Works Printing Museum and Antique Restoration Facility based here.  
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Howard Iron Works News Preserving Printing's Past

Graphic Arts Monthly - Dec 2013

When Nick Howard was a boy, he spent summers in the backroom of his father’s business, Howard Graphic Equipment, cleaning letterpress machines. On days off, young Howard could be found elbow deep in giant tanks, scrubbing press parts with Scotch-Brite.  Read more »
 

Howard Iron Works News Howard Iron Works Opens

PrintAction Online - Dec 2013

Nick and Liana Howard officially open Howard Iron Works (HIW) in Mississauga to provide restoration of historic printing equipment and to serve as a globally unique printing museum with machine vintages ranging from the 1830 to 1950s.  Read more »
 


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