Astral Out-of-Home has introduced Canada’s largest single digital screen—measuring more than 7.9 m (26 ft) high and 57.3 (188 ft) long—atop the former Hard Rock Café in downtown Toronto, facing Yonge-Dundas Square.
Sansi, which manufactures custom light-emitting diode (LED) signs, displays and illumination systems, has hired Rick Bortles as vice-president (VP) of North American channels. He will manage a new branch office in Atlanta, Ga.
Direct Color Systems (DCS), which manufactures ultraviolet-curing (UV-curing) light-emitting diode (LED) printers that create braille and textured signage, has hired Jon Stone for the newly created role of dealer sales manager for North America.
Burt’s Bees Canada has created two outdoor public art installations to help raise awareness of the need to support the nation’s bee population, using hundreds of native perennial wildflowers to serve as habitats and encourage pollination.
Pattison Onestop, which sells and operates digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising, has added Winnipeg to its office network portfolio, starting with the installation of elevator screens at 360 Main, one of the city’s most prominent downtown office towers.
Pressure-sensitive vinyl developer Avery Dennison Materials Group has promoted Nick Tucci to vice-president (VP) and general manager (GM) of its label and graphic materials (LGM) for the North America region.