Staff Writer

Staff Writer
New Leaf Paper's Reincarnation Has Significant Environmental Benefits

According to New Leaf Paper's latest Life Cycle Analysis, the Reincarnation brand (100 percent post-consumer-waste recycled coated paper) offers significant environmental benefits over alternatives made with virgin wood fiber. "New Leaf is proud to be driving transparency in the paper supply chain by commissioning this study featuring new methodology," said Jeff Mendelsohn, founder.

Printing Industries of America Announces the Return of the President's Conference

In a response to demand from membership and to the evolving printing industry, Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced the return of the President’s Conference, March 6-9, 2016, at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, Palm Desert, California. The new and improved 2016 President’s Conference targets business owners, presidents, CEOs, and their immediate executive management teams. "We’re very excited about the return of the President’s Conference. It will be the premier industry event in 2016 where print leaders from coast to coast can assemble to network and learn how to take their companies to the next level, said Michael Makin, president and CEO, PIA.

Cimpress Promotes Sean Quinn to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Sean Quinn, Cimpress' vice president of corporate finance and chief accounting officer, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective October 26, 2015. Current CFO Ernst Teunissen has accepted a CFO role with another public company and will depart Cimpress on November 4, 2015.

Gannett Announces Plans to Acquire Journal Media Group for $280 Million

In a new agreement, Gannett Co. will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Journal Media Group for approximately $280 million, net of acquired cash. Under the terms of the transaction, which was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is subject to Journal Media Group shareholder approval, Journal Media Group shareholders will receive cash of $12 per share in cash.

HP Joins the Upcoming Digital Packaging Summit 2015 as a Keynote Sponsor

Taking place Nov. 9-11, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the Digital Packaging Summit is an invitation-only, hosted summit where pre-qualified attendees meet and learn from the "who's who" in the label and packaging industry. This year, HP will participate as a Keynote Sponsor joining other sponsors.

Appleton Coated Highlights Utopia Line With Craft Beer, Food 'Perfect Pairings' Promotion

Perfect Pairings is a new promotion from Appleton Coated showcasing the versatility and sustainability of its Utopia coated paper brand. This educational guide to paper finishes uses craft beer and food pairings as its visual and creative premise. Likening the art and craft of papermaking with that of craft beer brewing, the printed promotion informs and inspires.

EFI Merges Corrugated Technologies Inc. Into its Productivity Software Business Unit

To extend its leadership into the packaging market, EFI has merged CTI into its Productivity Software Business Unit. This combined offering delivers an end-to-end software solution for corrugated packaging manufacturing. "We are thrilled to add the CTI team and technologies to our growing portfolio of industry-leading software solutions for the print and packaging industry," said Gabriel Matsliach, senior vice president and general manager, EFI Productivity Software.

Industry Leaders to Discuss the Technology at Digital Book Printing Conference

The following is a recap of the 2014 Digital Book Printing Conference. The conference will return this year on October 27th at the New York City Union League. Join keynote speaker Marco Boer, Printing Impressions, and Book BusinessPrinting Impressions sister publication—for insights on the latest digital printing technology and unparalleled networking opportunities with leaders from all levels of the book supply chain.