RMGT’s pre-drupa tour made Metzger’s Printing one of the final, and most important, stops on its nine-country, 13-city jaunt.
B Squared, in New York City, was the brainchild of Tim Boucher and a partner, two opportunists who wanted to be in business for themselves while helping to bridge the gap between designers, printers and customers. The shop opened mere months after 9/11, at a time when certain business in the metro area, including printing, nearly came to a complete halt. But Boucher was fearless and determined to make his mark after years of selling print and reselling Xerox equipment.
drupa 2016 arrives in Düsseldorf, Germany, where it will "Touch the Future" for 11 days between May 31 and June 10. About 1,650 exhibitors from 50 countries around the globe will occupy 19 exhibition halls. And believe it or not, about 16 of those halls won’t have inkjet-related technology. "To me," says Marco Boer, VP of Hanover, Mass.-based IT Strategies and conference chair of the recently held Inkjet Summit, "the overarching trend is not inkjet, toner or package printing — those are easy things to say — it’s the relentless march to help print providers become more efficient."
Several online ordering print providers discuss their approach to Web-to-print.
Pre-drupa events are aplenty, so it’s no surprise that traveling becomes the norm for most printing industry professionals.
A pre-drupa press event, held in Bruges, Belgium, March 16-17, featured a collection of wares to be demonstrated at the exhibition.
In the last of a three-part series, Paul Hudson, CEO of Hudson Printing, discusses his firm’s color-matching process.
After maintaining the business for nearly 100 years, the Scholler family has sold Times Printing of Random Lake, Wis., to Kappa Printing Group. Times Printing will maintain its name, employees and production facility. "We are delighted to add the talented personnel and modern Wisconsin-based production facility to the expanding Kappa Media group of affiliated companies," noted Nicholas Karabots, of Kappa Printing Group II.
In the second of a three-part series on color matching, Martin Aalsma of Documation in Eau Claire, Wis., discusses color matching.
In the first of a three-part series, Chris Greene, president of OneTouchPoint Mountain States in Denver, discusses color-matching.
With 279 locations bringing in an average just under $1.1 million each year, AlphaGraphics is showing no signs of slowing down.
When Lightning Printing was provided the opportunity to acquire Wallace Carlson Printing, Ann and Brian Turbeville decided to rebrand.
A Cal Poly Professor recreated a wood type font originally named Roman XX Condensed and named it Prince Bold in honor of Ray Prince.
The need to mix both offset and digital printing is increasing, as is digital quality and the need for color matching.
Bill Gravley began the franchise Quik Print to focus on fast turnaround times, quality and service.