Six new HP Indigo 7900 digital presses are being added at Digital Lizard. The company will install two each in its southwest, mountain and East Coast locations. The installations are expected to be completed by the end of April. The $5.2 million investment also includes a Hunkeler POPP, replicating other equipment and allowing for full redundancies and backup across plants. Other additions are being made to warehousing/fulfillment, including a 34,000-square-foot processing center in New Jersey and fully integrated inventory management software.
Recently, an increase in printed magazines and catalogs matched with online media has been used to drive awareness of a brand.
Achieving G7 Master Printer certification aligns Digital Lizard processes with those of its parent company, Creel Printing.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from Creel Printing and GlobalSoft Digital Solutions, Cenveo, Heidelberg USA, Printing Association of Florida, the Federal Trade Commission and Bobst.
New Jersey-based GlobalSoft Digital Solutions has been acquired by Creel Printing. The move augments Creel's full-color commercial print, variable digital print and book production capabilities, while growing its footprint to the east coast. With this expanded national presence, Creel is positioned to provide two-day standard freight to nearly 85 percent of the United States. In addition, Creel will gain an international presence with Global Soft International.
Due to popular demand, Publishing Executive revived its ranking of the Top 20 Magazine Printers.
The Goss Sunday Vpak press and the Magnum Compact press are two systems that will be highlighted at GRAPH EXPO 15.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights Mark Michelson's video interview with Dan Defino, vice president and managing director at Tukaiz. Other industry news highlighted is from Heidelberg and Think Patented, Semper International, Digital Lizard, a Creel Printing company, Standard Register, Firespring (and the consolidation of CopyCat Printing, MinuteMan Printing, United Enterprises, Mail Marketing and Cornerstone Print & Marketing), and the award recipients of the Printing Industries of America's 2015 InterTech Technology Award.
Along with new HP Digital press purchases, Digital Lizard is adding a 40,000-square-foot building next to its Las Vegas plant.