One could argue that Creel is one of the most advanced printing operations in the United States, and it continues to raise the bar on an annual basis. Perhaps more impressively, company President Allan G. Creel is making it his mission to ensure that his staff and executive team are monitoring the “sea change” taking place in the industry.
As the first beta site for the HP Indigo 50000, Digital Lizard will partner with HP to refine the press’s performance and efficiencies.
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.