Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ December 2014 edition, including Eastman Kodak, Burgess Industries, Heidelberg USA, Canon Solutions America, GPA, SmartSoft, EFI, Polymeric Imaging and Kodak.
Recognized for their leadership and service to the industry, DJ Burgess, president of NPES, and Eastman Kodak received the Harold W. Gegenheimer Individual and Corporate Awards from NPES, respectively. The awards were presented at the NPES 2014 Annual Conference and PRIMIR Winter Meeting, held this week in Charleston, SC.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ January 2014 edition, featuring William B. Rudow Inc. and Star Packing & Supply, PriscoDigital, Bell and Howell, Rochester Software Associates,
NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies elected four new directors and re-elected several returning directors to the NPES Board during its business meeting on Nov. 12 at the organization’s 2012 Annual Conference in Indian Wells, CA. Christopher Payne, director and& vice president marketing commercial business, Eastman Kodak continues to serve as chairman of the board until 2013.
Ten others, including Printing Impressions Publisher Dave Leskusky, will be inducted into the Soderstrom Society, which recognizes the contributions of industry leaders.
NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies has awarded its Harold W. Gegenheimer Individual and Corporate Awards for Industry Service to Dr. Juergen J. Stolt and Burgess Industries, respectively.
DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—June 4th, 2008—The International Cooperation for the Integration of the Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress (CIP4) Organization today announced the winners of the 2008 Jürgen Schönhut Memorial CIP4 International Print Production Innovation (CIPPI) Awards. The CIPPI awards are given annually to the applicant printer, publisher or prepress service with the most compelling case study in three topical categories and four regions. The winners are: • Metzgerdruck GmbH, Obrigheim, Germany — First Place, Best cost/benefit realization and improvement in efficiency as a result of process automation implementation • Cox Target Media, Inc., Largo, Florida, USA — Second Place, Best cost/benefit realization and
Gämmerler will launch the BL 408 bindery stacker for use behind saddlestitchers, perfect binders, folders and inserters. Features wide format range, two-stage stacking system and a low copy drop height. The infeed is equipped with four top belts and eight bottom belts. Visit www.piworld.com/infocenter and enter number 381 Goss International will unveil its Pacesetter 2200 and 2500 saddlestitchers. The systems feature servo-driven hoppers and excel at quick makereadies. The Pacesetter 2200 system completes up to 22,000 books per hour. The Pacesetter 2500 model features a dual stitcher and a 25,000 books per hour capacity. Visit www.piworld.com/infocenter and enter number
Anniversary Open House Draws Crowd MAULBURG, GERMANY—Approximately 250 people recently attended the anniversary open house event, "40 years of Muller Martini Presses," in this town in southern Germany. Group Chairman Rudolf Müller, Group Divisional Manager Dr. Peter Merkli and Managing Director Dr. Jürgen Dillmann took the opportunity to thank all the guests for their long-standing relationship. Muller Martini then demonstrated two new variable-size web presses, the Alprinta and the Concepta. Introduced at Drupa, Muller Martini's new variable-size printing insert maximizes the format flexibility of a standard Alprinta by simply exchanging the plate and blanket cylinders, while the cartridge is still installed in the