In a blockbuster deal, Chicago-based LSC Communications has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Creel Printing, a privately-owned offset and digital printing company headquartered in Las Vegas. Creel has approximately 700 employees operating out of six facilities across the country, and is ranked among the top 10 largest publication and Top 50 commercial printers.
Innovation often involves a willingness to invest in new technology. Seldom heard in the industry any more are clichés about bleeding edges and the hazards of being an early adopter. When they learn of advancements promising improvements in product quality and production efficiency, printers put risk aversion aside and focus on seizing the opportunities that these emerging solutions offer them. We take a look at five commercial printers who are doing just that.