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.
Xerox and Fotoba have partnered to introduce the Fotoba FHS42 Cutter that runs in-line with the Xerox Wide Format IJP 2000 to increase automation and accelerate delivery speeds. The new solution provides fast production of full-bleed and multi-up posters, banners and signage, at speeds as fast as five seconds per page.
John Foley Jr., CEO/CMO of interlinkONE and Grow Socially, has been selected to deliver the keynote address at this year's New England Direct Marketing Association Annual (NEDMA) Conference on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Bentley University in Waltham, MA.
The new Inca Onset R50i wide-format, flatbed UV printer has been introduced by Inca Digital to meet the needs of firms that produce a mix of graphics for long- and short-distance viewing and want the best quality and throughput. This printer features fine-drop 14 picolitre Fujifilm Dimatix Spectra printheads and an eight-channel, dual CMYK configuration to deliver sharp quality and 600m2/hr. productivity with automation.
Much like its hometown of Detroit, Allied Printing is experiencing a renaissance. The company is rethinking ink and producing more effective marketing pieces with HP digital printing technology. Allied Printing recently installed an HP T300 color inkjet web press and an HP Indigo 10000 digital press.
DS Smith is growing its digital corrugated packaging printing capabilities with the HP T400 Simplex color inkjet web press and will also be the world’s first user of HP’s upcoming wide-web digital preprint solution, the HP T1100 Simplex color inkjet web press. These presses will join the company’s HP Scitex 15000 corrugated press, which was installed at DS Smith Division Display’s Norrköping location in 2014.
Phase 3 Marketing & Communications is expanding its strategic and creative marketing with the acquisition of Brand Fever, based in Atlanta. Brand Fever has partnered with well-known companies including The Coca-Cola Co., Cox Communications and Georgia-Pacific on strategic brand initiatives.
The latest innovation from Gigantic Color is G Studio, a showcase for its visually creative print design. The highly visual environment brought to life at Gigantic Color’s production facility provides the work space needed to create A-list worthy print collateral ready for installation.
A fire was reported at Protective Packaging in Lugoff, SC, on Monday morning when a printing press malfunctioned, reported The State. There were no injuries reported and employees were cleared to return to work about two hours after the fire was reported.