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Staff Writer
Gannett Adds Creative Services to InnerWorkings' Partnership

Under a new multi-year agreement, InnerWorkings will manage Gannett's U.S. consumer marketing print operations. InnerWorkings will provide end-to-end creative execution, including graphic design, creative ideation, versioning, copywriting and pre-press support.

RR Donnelley Reports Q2 2015 Results, Intent to Create Three Independent Publicly Traded Companies

Along with reporting its second-quarter 2015 results today, RR Donnelley also announced that it intends to create three independent, publicly traded companies: one business focused on financial communications and data services; one business focused on publishing and retail-centric print services; and one business focused on customized multichannel communications management.

INX Holds Open House to Celebrate New 63,000-Square-Foot Ohio Facility

On July 29, customers, employees, local officials and the media gathered to attend INX International Ink's Open House event celebrating the company's new manufacturing facility in Lebanon, Ohio. The 63,000-square-foot facility is expected to produce 37 million pounds of solvent ink for packaging annually and employs 38 people.

Proforma Reports Successful Annual Convention with Over 800 Attendees

More than 800 Proforma Member owners, sales reps, supplier partners and support team members came from offices worldwide to network, strengthen relationships, improve business practices and celebrate another record breaking sales year, during Proforma's 28th Annual Convention and Family Reunion in Orlando, Florida.

GFX International Team Rallies After Severe Storm Strikes Illinois Headquarters

GFX International reacted quickly when a severe storm hit its headquarters in Grayslake, Illinois, earlier today. The firm is thankful to report that it is 100 percent positive no team members were injured in the storm. An initial assessment earlier today showed only physical damage to one GFX building.

MGI Personalizes 20,000 GRAPH EXPO 15 Directory Covers with Embossed Foil

Attendees at GRAPH EXPO 15 will receive an enhanced show guide featuring 3D textures and embossed foil designs thanks to a collaboration between MGI, Printing Impressions, Mohawk, KDX and API. MGI produced 20,000 "tip-on" cover cards with its integrated JETvarnish 3D Spot UV Coater and iFOIL Hot Foiling Solution.

Taylor Corp. Completes Acquisition of the Assets of Standard Register

Taylor Corp. has completed its acquisition of the assets of Standard Register. The combined company has more than 12,000 employees working in more than 80 companies with operations in 32 states and nine countries. "The successful close officially turns the page for Standard Register’s customers and employees and moves us into a new chapter that we believe is strengthened as a combined organization," said Deb Taylor, CEO of Taylor Corp.

Finding the Right UV Flatbed Printer for Your Operation

A free white paper from Canon Solutions America—Large Format Division, "Choosing the Right UV Flatbed Printer: A UV Flatbed Buyer's Guide," provides a handy cheat-sheet for printers doing their large-format homework. This 16-page treatment covers all of the hot points pertaining to UV flatbed printers and the variables printers need to take into account during the vetting process, and also provides a handy, sample return on investment (ROI) calculator.

Goss Announces New Ownership Agreement with American Industrial Partners

Goss International's parent company, Shanghai Electric Corporation (SEC), has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Goss International and its subsidiaries to American Industrial Partners (AIP). The agreement forms part of a broader strategy to further strengthen Goss' position as the world’s leading web-offset printing press supplier.

New York City Partners with Amazon for $30M e-book Contract

The Department of Education is about to approve a $30 million contract with Amazon to create an e-book marketplace for New York City's 1,800 public schools. The Amazon deal will be one of the D.O.E.'s most expensive contracts and one of the city's few significant deals with a leading technology company.