Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ October 2014 edition, including ICV Partners (ICV) and OneTouchPoint (OTP), RR Donnelley, AlphaGraphics, Resolute Forest Products, Kodak and Bang Printing, Brandtjen & Kluge, Innovator Beryl Wolk, and Cascades.
BRAINERD, MN—Kodak and Bang Printing used a customer event this week to demonstrate the first North American installation of the Kodak Stream inkjet technology with a Timson T-Press digital inkjet web press. Kodak and Bang Printing, a book manufacturer, illustrated for customers how this combination enables greater efficiency in book production as part of their 13th annual plant tour and workshop.
At its 13th annual plant tour and workshop held this week in Brainerd, MN, Bang Printing provided a demonstration of a digital web press with Kodak Stream Inkjet Technology. The company also illustrated for customers how this combination enables greater efficiency in its book production business.
Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ January 2014 edition, including North American Publishing Co., Harland Clarke Holdings (HCH) and Valassis, NAPL and AMSP, Bang Printing, IWCO Direct, RR Donnelley and Consolidated Graphics,
Bang Printing of Brainerd, MN, and its subsidiaries have entered into an agreement to buy substantially all of the assets associated with Victor Graphics of Baltimore. This sale will allow Bang Printing and Victor Graphics to combine their existing capabilities and provide customers with a more diversified suite of products and services.
Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ September 2013 edition, including RR Donnelley, Cheney Pulp and Paper, Bang Printing, Safeguard, Edwards Brothers Malloy, Asbury Park Press, Think Patented and Eastman Kodak.
BRAINERD, MN—Bang Printing has completed its acquisition of Hess Print Solutions of Brimfield, OH. Effective with the completion, the former D.B. Hess plant in Woodstock, IL, is being consolidated into the Ohio facility, a move that will eliminate about 130 positions in Illinois.
Hess Print Solutions and its subsidiaries (HPS), a print provider of catalogs, books, publications and educational products, announced that HPS has entered into an agreement to sell substantially all of its assets to an affiliate of Bang Printing.
BRIMFIELD, OH—Hess Print Solutions and its subsidiaries (HPS), a print provider of catalogs, books, publications and educational products, announced that HPS has entered into an agreement to sell substantially all of its assets to an affiliate of Bang Printing for about $19.2 million, Bloomberg Businessweek reported.
TPO Hess Holdings filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors,
citing a slump in the industry and the global economic downturn.
The Kent, OH-based company, formerly known as Hess Print Solutions,
listed assets of as much as $50,000 and debt of as much as $100
million in a court filing in Delaware.
After a turnaround effort, the company “continued to be adversely affected by overall macroeconomic challenges, industry wide overcapacity and increased pricing pressure” from competitors, according to court papers.
The company plans a sale to Bang Printing, Brainerd, MN, subject to an auction, for about $19.2 million, court papers show.