Von Hoffmann Makes Investment
JEFFERSON CITY, MO—Von Hoffmann Press is committed to the GMI ColorQuick system from Graphics Microsystems. The book printer has ordered a dozen more of the on-web closed-loop color control systems after having installed 12 this past spring. The company now has a total of 26 GMI ColorQuick systems.
Fujifilm Gives $1 Million in Relief
ELMSFORD, NY—Fujifilm announced it is donating $1 million to a number of organizations established to aid the victims and relief efforts following the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Among the organizations Fujifilm is targeting include the American Red Cross and The September 11th Fund.
Jasinowski at Print Outlook 02
RESTON, VA—Jerry Jasinowski was chosen to keynote the annual Print Outlook 02 economic and marketing conference, December 3-4 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. Jasinowski is president of the National Association of Manufacturers and a noted authority on political, economic and manufacturing trends. The event is sponsored by NPES, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies.
Spiral Acquires Action Bindery
CLEVELAND—Trade bindery Spiral of Ohio has purchased Atlanta-based Action Bindery. Both companies specialize in perfect and mechanical binding, but Action Bindery will provide additional capabilities for Spiral of Ohio, including saddlestitching and folding services.
New Handbook Addresses Color
The Basic Requirements for International Design & Graphic Solutions (BRIDG’S) has released the “Handbook of Color for the Graphic Arts,” aimed at helping those involved in color reproduction. The BRIDG’S Committee is an independent group of volunteers, including printers, graphic arts buyers, manufacturers, educators and consultants, formed to establish and publish guidelines for basic production requirements for the graphic arts.
Banta Delivers Milestone Book
HARRISONBURG, VA—The 10 millionth copy of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” the bible of how-to books for mothers-to-be, rolled off the presses at the Banta Book Group on August 28. The milestone book came during its 93rd print run. Banta claims it has printed enough pages of this book to circle the earth 2.6 million times.