Chris Price, vice president at the Graphic Arts Show Co. (GASC), has left the printing industry trade show organizer in order to become chief strategy officer with Tradeshow Logic, of Marietta, GA. But Price doesn't plan on being a stranger.
During the past seven years, Advisors Excel has used the services of Modern LLC of Valparaiso, IN. “It made a ton of sense to acquire them and bring the business here,” said Derek Thompson, co-founder of Advisors Excel. Thompson said a big part of Advisors Excel’s business is taking over the brand of client advisers, who want to reach more customers.
In 2014, 21st Century Labels and Packaging installed the HP Indigo WS6600 digital press to address demand for shorter-run lengths, recognizing that digital printing would provide a competitive advantage. In less than one year, digital printing has grown from zero to more than 20 percent of the company’s revenue, and the company has further plans to upgrade its HP Indigo WS6600 with a Value Pack to add all the functionality of an HP Indigo WS6800 digital press.
The U.S. Postal Service may raise postage rates by as much as 2 percent on May 31. First, though, the Postal Regulatory Commission needs to approve the request USPS submitted at 4:20 p.m. last Thursday.
Mohawk has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 'National Top 100 List' of Green Power Users for the 10th year in a row. Mohawk was selected for using wind power to meet 100 percent of its electricity use. "I applaud Mr. O'Connor, and his entire team at Mohawk Fine Papers for their commitment to sustainability, local jobs and economic development in the Capital Region," said Congressman Paul Tonko.
Under a new agreement valued at more than $500 million, Quad/Graphics Inc. will continue to be the primary printer for Hearst Magazines’ through 2020. "Magazine content is incredibly valuable in a multichannel world, and through our partnership with Hearst, we have the great opportunity to explore the limitless possibilities of ink on paper and related content delivery," said Joel Quadracci, chairman, president and CEO of Quad/Graphics.
4over has announced the opening of a new production facility in Central Florida, that will now allow it to offer free local delivery to three major U.S. cities and vast surrounding areas, including the greater Tampa, Orlando, and St. Petersburg areas.
Canon Solutions America recently held a second anniversary press and analyst meeting in Florida, marking two years that the former Océ has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. The event gave Canon Solutions America executives the opportunity to provide an update on its new midrange cutsheet color inkjet press—the Océ VarioPrint i300—which will be commercially available later this summer and is currently shipping to the first customer installation sites.
The Postal Service announced that, in response to concerns raised by the Alliance, it has reduced the large price increases it had previously proposed for light weight, low advertising magazines, primarily published and mailed by nonprofits.
McCormick Armstrong Printing Chairman and CEO Jake Shaffer has shown up every day for the past 50 years to manage the finances and shape the growth of McCormick Armstrong Printing. On May 1, McCormick Armstrong will honor Shaffer with an Open House from noon to 6 p.m. to celebrate his 50th anniversary with the company and launch his second 50 years at the helm of one of the largest privately held printers in the Midwest.
The results of two new research studies will be featured at PRIMIR's upcoming Summer meeting, June 16-18 in Nashville, TN. The studies are focused on wide-format inkjet and flexographic trends and opportunities. In addition, the program will feature an expert panel on food packaging, safety and compliance.
A U.S. patent was granted to BDT Media Automation for a method of creating shingled streams of media utilizing the BDT Tornado technology. This method enables the formation of variable overlap shingled streams over a wide range of media types and sizes without the need for mechanical intervention or adjustment.
Deluxe Corp. is marking its 100th anniversary with a year-long celebration that shines a spotlight on the small businesses in the United States. Deluxe kicked off the "Small Business Revolution" storytelling campaign to rally consumers and celebrate small businesses.
MET Fine Printers will expand its operations through an arrangement with Rhino Print Solutions, enabling customers across North America to access print and new media services under the MET brand. The expansion involves select Rhino assets and business activities, including its Calgary facility, which will be integrated into MET's operations.
A new infographic from Two Sides North America uses engaging images to present key facts about the relationship between paper and sustainable forestry. The infographic can be downloaded for free and Two Sides encourages people to share it in celebration of Earth Day.
Chevrolet bought print ads to promote its Colorado truck using digital videos. Some readers of Esquire and Popular Mechanics received copies with a video player embedded inside the print page.
The Allied Printing Services Charitable Foundation will hold its eighth Annual Memorial Golf Tournament at Topstone Golf Course on both Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12. In light of the large volume of golfers at last year’s tournament, the company is expanding this year’s outing to two consecutive days of golfing, dining, and socializing.
According to comprehensive tests conducted by Wilhelm Imaging Research (WIR), data accumulated to date indicates that Epson's UltraChrome HD pigment inks can provide up to twice the WIR Display Permanence Ratings of previous generations of Epson UltraChrome inks with most Epson photo and fine art papers.
The sale of Lithocraft includes all of the print shop operation, including its customer list, both offset and digital equipment, basic bindery equipment, along with the Lithocraft Inc. name and, at the buyer's option, a shop manager who knows the business inside and out.
The print and marketing solutions provider DOME has acquired Color Solutions, a leading graphic display company. As part of the acquisition Don Valenzuela, owner and founder of Color Solutions, will join DOME as vice president of sales for the large-format graphic display division of DOME.
As a coalition advocating for access to paper-based information, Consumers for Paper Options submitted comments in support of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission’s proposed rule prohibiting state utilities from charging customers for paper billing statements.