In a blockbuster deal, Chicago-based LSC Communications has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Creel Printing, a privately-owned offset and digital printing company headquartered in Las Vegas. Creel has approximately 700 employees operating out of six facilities across the country, and is ranked among the top 10 largest publication and Top 50 commercial printers.
This week, Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news about the The Vomela Companies acquisition of Elk Grove Graphics; Digital Lizard, Creel Printing’s Digital Division, installation of the world’s first roll-to-roll, 30" HP Indigo 50000 digital press; Idealliance Chief Economist Andrew Paparozzi's positive outlook for the printing industry as noted in the Winter 2017 issue of the State of the Industry Update newsletter; and the launch of the 2017 Printing Impressions Gold Ink Awards.
Digital Lizard is the world’s first beta site for the roll-to-roll, 30″ HP Indigo 50000 digital press.
Five print shops share their experiences on how they’re achieving effective color management across their various production processes.
Digital Lizard, Creel’s Digital Division, has installed a new HP Indigo 12000 to its lineup.
The Top 20 Magazine Printers ranking has returned for the third year since its revival in 2014. The ranking, which lists leading printers in the U.S. and Canada based on revenue earned in the magazine sector, is intended to serve magazine publishers as they assess their printing needs and the landscape of potential printing partners.
Recently, an increase in printed magazines and catalogs matched with online media has been used to drive awareness of a brand.
Due to popular demand, Publishing Executive revived its ranking of the Top 20 Magazine Printers.