This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from Edwards Brothers Malloy and Independent Publishers Group, Modern Litho, Astro-Dynamic Print & Graphic Services, The Inkjet Summit 2016 Award Winners, and Direct Printing Impressions (Heidelberg and Mohawk Fine Paper).
The 2016 Inkjet Summit, held in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., last week, was a major success for both attendees and sponsors — and several of those sponsors received awards for their excellent presentations. In the case study presentations, vendors highlighted companies that have or plan to install production inkjet solutions. Attendees were given the chance to pick the best case study presentations, and the winners were revealed at an awards ceremony on the final night.
It’s a long way from printing plants in Wisconsin or New Jersey to the rugged wilderness of Canada’s northwest coast and its’ Great Bear Rainforest. Nonetheless, there is a strong and meaningful connection between the hum of the presses and the soft sounds of the vast, living ancient forest.
More than 70 printers spent two days learning how Komori’s latest technologies can help them navigate the changing marketing terrain.
As a major consumer of paper, your business matters—to the forest industry, communities and governments. Your purchasing decisions influence R&D by forest companies, lead to product innovation and ecopaper options, bolster the adoption of forest certification, and ultimately help determine the fate of ancient and endangered forests. As we all know, forestry operations can sometimes be contentious and the landscape of competing claims can be confusing. That’s where Canopy comes in.
PIA announced an expert lineup for this year’s “Digital Printing Think Tank,” which will take place in NYC on Oct. 28, 2015.
Canopy, an international environmental nonprofit, has released a report profiling forest friendly printers in North America.
More than 100 printers met in April at the Inkjet Summit 2015 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
This Gold Ink Awards entry from EarthColor in Parsippany, New Jersey, which was titled "Bellagio New Year Celebration" and entered into the Dimensional Printing category, screams New Year's Eve fun with its vibrant colors, diecuts and unique, three-dimensional textures.
The newly updated Pantone Certified Printer Program for commercial printers and packaging converters creates total quality management based on industry best practices and procedures. The process begins with a Pantone Certified Printer Audit conducted by an X-Rite specialist. The audit process isolates issues that compromise color accuracy and is the basis for the implementation of Standards-Based Procedures.