Staff Writer

Staff Writer
OKI Data to Demo Digital Color Printing Solutions at the National Beer Wholesalers Show

OKI Data Americas will demonstrate its printing services for the wholesale beverage industry, and the ways merchandisers and distributors can reduce costs and improve processes through the integration of in-house, on-demand printing solutions, during the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show taking place Oct. 11-14, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

New Leaf Paper Analysis Shows Environmental Benefits of 100% PCW Recycled Coated Paper

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.

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 Oct. 26, 2015. Current CFO Ernst Teunissen has accepted a CFO role with another public company and will depart Cimpress on Nov. 4, 2015.

HP Reveals Its First HP PageWide XL 5000 Multifunction Printer Beta Customer

Before installing the HP PageWide XL 5000 Multifunction Printer, ADC Reproservice outsourced 40 percent of its business. Now, the company is able to bring those large-format jobs in-house and deliver up to 30 percent savings in production costs. ADC Reproservice can now produce color and monochrome technical documents, line drawings, government infrastructure projects and GIS maps quickly, printing the first page in as few as 30 seconds.

Presstek Announces Launch of Integrated Eco-UV for DI Digital Offset Presses

Visitors to The Print Show will be treated to live demonstrations of the Presstek 52DI Eco-UV digital offset press at Presstek's booth, as well as thermal and inkjet chemistry-free Computer-to-Plate systems. For the first time, Presstek will introduce a Presstek 52DI with an integrated Eco-UV system to the UK and global market.

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.