Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ July 2014 edition, including Sheridan Books, Evolution Impressions, Heidelberg, Gallus, InnerWorkings, Pacemaker Press, Ennis Inc., Zoo Printing and Graphic Packaging.
ROCHESTER, NY—Evolution Impressions and sister company Evolution Events Online have closed, President and CEO Thomas Gruber confirmed to the Rochester Business Journal.
Commercial printer Evolution Impressions (of Rochester, NY) and its sister company Evolution Events Online have shut their doors. President and CEO Thomas Gruber confirmed the company had closed but declined to discuss details. It is the second commercial printer in Rochester to close this year. In April Monroe Litho quietly closed its Delevan Street facility.
Prior to its closing, Evolution Impressions offered print production of signage, posters, brochures and annual reports, among other things. The company also provided event management services, data management, Smartphone apps and online fulfillment.
Green Printer Promotes ‘Blue Air’ PHOENIX—As Arizona’s only employee-owned commercial printing company, O’Neil Printing is used to thinking outside the box. Which is why it comes as no surprise to those familiar with the company (especially its clients and friends in the community) that it is a leading environmental steward. O’Neil has its own sustainability program, which focuses on recycling excess production materials including paper, aluminum printing plates and corrugated cartons, as well as properly treating and reusing the chemicals in its printing processes. O’Neil has also teamed with Toyo Ink and is utilizing Toyo’s HyPlus 100 process series inks, which are entirely VOC-free.
Phoenix Press Bolsters Bindery NEW HAVEN, CT—Improved service and faster turnaround time expectations prompted Phoenix Press' acquisition of five new pieces of bindery equipment. The company added a Rollem TR system for two-directional perforating, scoring and slitting. Phoenix also added a Sterling Punchmaster and Rilecart TP-480 binding machine. A Sterling S59 gatherer/collator and a Corta PB04 paper drilling machine round out the acquisitions. Scripps Adds Web Offset Presses STUART, FL—As part of its plan to consolidate its three daily newspapers in a new $45 million production facility, Scripps Treasure Coast Publishing has ordered a pair of MAN Roland Regioman web offset presses. Production will include zoned editions,