Staff Writer

Staff Writer
Former Binding Industries of America Opens Nominations for BIA Hall of Fame Award

The New BIA (formerly Binding Industries of America) is asking industry professionals to submit nominations for this year’s BIA Hall of Fame awards. The 2015 BIA Hall of Fame Inductee will be chosen by The BIA Board of Directors, and the recipient will be presented with their award at the 2015 BIA Annual Conference.

Vegas Win: Manroland, Goss Presses Top Creel Printing's $20M Capex Initiative

Creel Printing will invest $20 million to bring additional print, prepress, automation, and data technologies to its Las Vegas facilities. At the center of the investment are two presses—the 10-unit sheetfed Manroland HiPrint 700 perfector and the eight-unit, double-web Goss Sunday 2000. In prepress, the company will add two high-speed Screen Ultima VLF CTP units that will double plate production while reducing chemistry expense and emissions. All installations are scheduled for completion by the end of June.

O'Neil Digital Solutions Will Invest $140M in New 120,000-Square-Foot NC Facility

O'Neil Digital Solutions, headquartered in Los Angeles, plans to invest $140 million into a new 120,000-square-foot facility in the Monroe Corporate Center in Monroe, NC, reported the Charlotte Business Journal. The facility, which was formerly the Safran Turbomeca helicopter-engine plant, will house a print management, warehouse and fulfillment center.

Nahan Named 2015 Graphic Arts Industry Leader of the Year by PIM

The Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) named Michael Nahan, president of Nahan, as the 2015 Graphic Arts Industry Leader of the Year at its annual Star of Excellence Awards banquet last week. The group also presented two customer service awards, a production professional award, and the banquet attendees selected a People's Choice Award recipient.

Iowa's Woolverton Printing Upgrades to RYOBI MHI 925P LED-UV 8-Up Perfecting Press

Based in Cedar Falls, IA, Woolverton has invested in a RYOBI MHI 925P LED-UV 8-Up perfecting press. It is the first printer in the area to offer this technology to its customers. "It will work well into our mix and we’ll continue to provide the same level of service we are known for," said John Lynch, Woolverton's CEO.

Cool Embellishments Make This Book Jacket Stand Out—2015 Gold Ink Entry

The Gold Ink Awards submission process is well under way here at NAPCO Media and we are looking for your entries! This Gold Ink Awards entry from Ecological Fibers in Lunenburg, MA, titled "The Buried Giant" and entered into the Book Jackets category, captures Britain's mystical past with beautiful gold foil embellishments, symbols and fonts.

Freeport Press Announces Plans to Open Second Ohio Manufacturing Facility

Freeport Press announced today a significant change in its expansion plans, and has signed an agreement to purchase a manufacturing facility in New Philadelphia, OH. "The new facility located on an 18-acre site will add 253,500 square feet to our current 99,000 square feet, giving us a total of 352,500 square feet or eight acres under roof," said David G. Pilcher, president and CEO of Freeport Press.

Rollem Introduces PB-10 DOD Drilling System for Digitally Printed Products

The PB-10 DOD drilling system from Rollem is specialized for on-demand drilling of digitally printed products, like perfect bound books, stitched books, manuals, coated sheets or plastics. It is also ideal for short-run drilling with frequent change of hole patterns and/or paper size.

Gold Ink Awards 2015: Raiders of the Gold Ink

Watch the secretive procession of the Gold Ink cult members (Mike Cooper and Jen Bytof) and the Raider of the Gold Ink Vault (Mark Subers) in the last installment of the Gold Ink 2015 series. Now in its 28th year, the Gold Ink Awards are a celebration of the best in printed products. We receive thousands of entries each year from printers around the world who are looking to be recognized by their customers, prospects and industry peers for their superior craftsmanship. Go to http://www.goldink.com/why-submit/ to enter your nominations today!

Gold Ink Awards 2015: Executive Privilege

The Gold Ink Vault here at NAPCO Media is so secretive that not even Mark Subers, President and CRO, Printing & Packaging, Publishing, is allowed to enter, even though he is the President and CRO. Watch Mark in this second of three videos as he continues to try to pull a fast one on the Gold Ink staff to get a peek at the Gold Ink submissions and sneak into the Vault. Now in its 28th year, the Gold Ink Awards are a celebration of the best in printed products. We receive thousands of entries each year from printers around the world who are looking to be recognized by their customers, prospects and industry peers for their superior craftsmanship. Go to http://www.goldink.com/why-submit/ to enter your nominations today!

Gold Ink Awards 2015: The Gold Ink Vault

The Gold Ink Vault here at NAPCO Media is so secretive that not even Mark Subers, President and CRO, Printing & Packaging, Publishing, is allowed to enter. Watch Mark in this first of three videos as he tries to pull a fast one on the Gold Ink staff to peek at the Gold Ink submissions and sneak into the Vault. Now in its 28th year, the Gold Ink Awards are a celebration of the best in printed products. We receive thousands of entries each year from printers around the world who are looking to be recognized by their customers, prospects and industry peers for their superior craftsmanship. Go to http://www.goldink.com/why-submit/ to enter your nominations today!