Erik Cagle

Erik Cagle
RR Donnelley Merger Proposal Doesn't Have Much Appeal for Xerox

A proposed deal between RR Donnelley (RRD) and Xerox, introduced by the printer and rejected by the press manufacturer, would have been structured as a Reverse Morris Trust, a tax-efficient approach that would enable RRD to reap a small premium. RRD's executives reportedly would have taken control and Xerox would have absorbed several million dollars in cost cuts.

Imagine! to Acquire Burbank, Calif.-Based Midnight Oil Marketing Agency

In the first significant move under new CEO John Hans, Imagine! Print Solutions entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Midnight Oil Agency, a marketing agency based in Burbank, Calif., which at one time flew under the LAgraphico banner. The deal, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close in the third quarter.

Educating Designers Goes a Long Way When It Comes to Inkjet Printing Output

It doesn’t take much prodding to get Elizabeth Gooding engaged on the subject of designing for color production inkjet printing. She has no shortage when it comes to insights on the challenges involved in preparing files for inkjet printing. She could even write a book on the subject. And that she has. Last year, Gooding and fellow ink-on-paper guru Mary Schilling teamed up on "The Designer’s Guide to Inkjet" [published and printed by Canon Solutions America] that, despite its title's suggested audience, is an indispensable tool for any inkjet printer’s library.

Q&A: Reveals the Benefits of Its Web-to-Print Strategies

Roe Pressley, vice president of customer relations for, sat down with Printing Impressions for a question-and-answer segment to provide insight as to the company's online ordering tools, the benefits of its particular solution and how the Hudson, Wis.-based digital-only commercial printer has handled challenges and made the necessary adjustments along the way.

Publishers Press President and Past Hall of Fame Inductee Nick Simon Passes Away

Nicholas (Nick) Simon, the president of Publishers Press and a 2003 inductee into the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame, passed away June 10 at the age of 57. He helped build his family business to a $180 million concern, with 1,400 employees and two plants. Nicholas Simon was involved in numerous charitable and civic endeavors, including the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. He was also inducted into the Kentuckiana Business Hall of Fame.