Staff Writer

Staff Writer
United States Postal Service Lowers Non-Profit Periodical Rates

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 Honors Chairman, CEO Jake Shaffer for His 50 Years of Service

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.

PRIMIR Summer Meeting to Spotlight Wide-Format Inkjet and Flexo Opportunities

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.

Allied Printing to Hold Eighth Annual Charitable Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament

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.

Xerox, Fotoba Introduce the Fotoba FHS42 Cutter with Xerox Wide-Format IJP 2000

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.

Inca Launches Onset R50i Wide-Format, Flatbed UV Printer with Fujifilm Dimatix Heads

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.

Allied Printing Installs New HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press and HP Indigo 10000

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 Installing HP T400 Simplex Color Press, World's First Wide-Web HP T1100 Simplex Color 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.

Gigantic Color Creates G Studio to Inspire Ideas (Includes Photo Galleries)

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.