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Hammer Packaging Extends Strategic Investment Plan with Speedmaster XL 106

Hammer Packaging of West Henrietta, N.Y., has added a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-8+L to increase capacity and improve productivity. The new peak performance press replaced an older competitive press, and will run alongside two existing Speedmaster CD 102 presses and a CX 102. In just over three months of production, the press counter is already showing 19 million impressions, and the company intends to further increase throughput by running shifts 24/7.

Graph Expo Set to Welcome Print Community with Lineup of Co-Located Events

A noteworthy mix of industry associations and organizations is set to co-locate their leadership, education and business networking events in tandem with this year's Graph Expo. The event takes place Sept. 25-28, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. "Every year, graphic communications industry groups recognize the strong draw of Graph Expo and find great value in conducting their meetings and special events during show week," says Graphic Arts Show Co. (GASC) President Thayer Long. "It is the ideal venue for these groups to meet and take advantage of all the show offers."

The Week That Was
Printing Impressions Reveals 2016 Printing Industry Hall of Fame Honorees

Printing Impressions magazine and co-sponsor Rochester Institute of Technology jointly announce the 32nd induction class for the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame. They are Tom Metzger of Metzgers in Toledo, Ohio; Laura Lawton-Forsyth of Lawton Printing in Spokane, Wash.; Andy Lyke of Ripon Printers in Ripon, Wis.; and Zarik Megerdichian of 4over in Glendale, Calif.

In Depth
Mixing Old Values, New Tech: Hatteras Expands into Wide-Format Digital with EFI

Bill Duerr, the president of Hatteras, in Tinton Falls, N.J., logged his first hours with the company while scraping paint at 14 years old. Now, at the spry age of 32, Duerr is definitely an old soul, proud of his firm’s reputation for providing quality work, on time and as promised. That reputation was forged through trust and the hard work of Hatteras’ 300-employee team (and it is a team effort, as the company shirts will attest).

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