Here’s the latest installment in our continuing series of republished “Otto’s Night Watch” humorous columns written by Otto Boutin.
As buyers require more personalized documents, commercial printers must offer Web-to-print capabilities and online digital storefronts.
Al Carrero describes Source 3 Media’s rebranding, value that G7 provides, and his decision-making process for digital press selections.
RIT Professor Chris Bondy recently completed a study on what PSPs like, don’t like and want to get out of today’s estimating systems.
North Kansas City, Mo.-based HWI will maintain Universal Printing’s sales office in St. Louis, but relocate its production operations.
Quad/Graphics is eliminating 50 positions at its former Brown Printing publication printing facility in Waseca, Minn., as part of a plan to better position the plant for long-term success by focusing on special interest publications and journals. Claire Ho, Quad/Graphics' director of corporate communications, told the Waseca County News that impacted workers at the roughly 488-employee operation will be offered other positions within the company, primarily within its Wisconsin network of plants.
Written in Otto Boutin’s typical humorous style, this next installment relates why many printers started their own printing businesses.
What follows are high-profile acquisitions of larger printing companies by private equity firms that took place in 2016.
As part of our Flashback Friday series, here’s another installment of the once-popular column that was written by Otto Boutin.
EFI will gain the customer base of FreeFlow DFE users, and Xerox can focus on its digital press hardware and consumables businesses.
Due to the closure of the Cenveo Graphic Arts Center commercial printing operation by March 31, 91 workers will be layed off.
Small towns across America are highly dependent on the large manufacturing facilities located within their local communities to provide good-wage jobs and benefits. Based on two recent corporate decisions by LSC Communications, the community in Mattoon, Ill., has reason to celebrate, while local residents and small businesses in Gallatin, Tenn., are facing the expected fallout of a major employer leaving town.
As Printing Impressions readies for its 60th anniversary in June of next year, I thought it would be appropriate to republish some of Otto Boutin's more memorable “Otto’s Night Watch,” columns, which were collected in a hard-bound book in 1973. Boutin was a literary master whose "Otto’s Night watch" columns captured the spirit of a bygone era, including stories based around “tramp printers” who traveled the country.
Perhaps Otto Boutin was the last man who embodied the characteristic traits that once personified the American printer.
A quest for high-quality reproduction, quick turn times, pressroom cleanliness, led Carlisle Printing to embrace LED-UV technology.