This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news, including Mark Michelson’s PIXLive interview with Paul Gardner, director of Innovation at Hudson Printing in Salt Lake City. Other major announcements this week came from EU Services, Sun Graphics, Knewton and HP, Ricoh and Mimaki, HP, Canon Solutions America, EFI, Roland, Agfa, Esko, Veritiv, Laser Print Plus, Consolidated Solutions and EFI, Duplo USA, IDEAlliance and PIAlliance, Proforma, and Avanti Computer System.
In an effort to meet a continued demand from clients for solutions to offset rising postal rates, Com-Pak Services has expanded its Moorestown, NJ, location by 50,000 square feet. The expanded facility will allow the company to increase its commingling capacity to over 600 million pieces annually, including standard and nonprofit mail from a variety of industries.
Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ September 2014 edition, including Maidstone Capital and EU Services, Joe Vijuk, a co-founder of Vijuk Equipment, Content Critical Solutions, RR Donnelley’, Mark Andy, The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
MOORESTOWN, NJ—Maidstone Capital, a growth capital firm, announced that EU Services of Rockville, MD, has joined its portfolio of marketing services companies. EU Services, a direct mail marketing firm, pairs strategically with Com-Pak Services, based here, within Maidstone’s portfolio. Together, the two marketing services organizations will offer clients direct mail production and postage optimization services from a single source.
Direct mail marketing firm EU Services of Rockville, MD, has joined Maidstone Capital Corp.'s portfolio of marketing services companies. EU Services pairs strategically with Moorestown, NJ-based Com-Pak Services within Maidstone’s portfolio. The two marketing services organizations will offer clients direct mail production and postage optimization services from a single source.
CHAMBERSBURG, PA—Even in light of volatile marketplaces, private-sector companies that serve the printing needs of numerous federal government agencies and departments [procured through the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)] continue to enjoy a positive revenue stream, according to figures compiled for the latest “Top 50 GPO Suppliers” reports.
According to figures compiled for the latest “Top 50 GPO Suppliers” reports, the total volumes of work procured by the Government Printing Office in first three quarters of 2012 were nearly identical to figures for the corresponding periods of 2011.
EU Services, a direct mail printer and services provider in Rockville, MD, has joined the Green-e Marketplace after purchasing enough certified renewable energy certificates to meet 100 percent of the total annual electricity needs for its printing facility and headquarters.
Leading the award honors were Action Graphics of Lincoln Park, NJ; Castle Press of Pasadena, CA; Hatteras Press of Tinton Falls, NJ; and Specialty Print Communications of Niles, IL. Each company won five awards. Specialty Print Communications led the parade of Gold Awards, with three top prizes.
Of the more than 1,371 print suppliers that obtained GPO jobs during the second quarter, RR Donnelly won the most work—$17,959,441. Rounding out the top five were NPC Inc. ($4,924,688), Gateway Press ($4,446,410), Monarch Litho ($3,114,990) and SourceLink ($2,488,361).