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)
JACKSONVILLE, FL—Joe Vijuk, a co-founder of Vijuk Equipment and a former professional football player, died July 2 at Baptist Medical Center. He was 68.
Joseph "Joe" Michael Vijuk, a co-founder of Vijuk Equipment, has passed away at 68, at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. He started Vijuk Equipment, a leading distributor of folding and finishing equipment, with his father, and was granted over 40 patents for personal inventions.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ August 2014 edition, featuring Printing Impressions' recent "Opportunities in Wide-Format Digital Printing" colloquium; and Ultradent Products, which specializes in the dental manufacturing markets.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ April 2013 edition, featuring Suttle-Straus Inc. and Ross Printing.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ February 2013 edition, featuring Meredith-Webb Printing and Conquest Bindery.
Vijuk Equipment,a leader in providing innovative solutions in insert/outsert leaflet folding equipment for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and small-items packaging markets, was purchased by GUK–Falzmaschinen of Wellendingen, Germany, effective April 1, 2012. The company, now named G&K–Vijuk International, was the sole distributor of G&K (GUK–Falzmaschinen) folding systems in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean since 1977.
Instead of seeing a gaggle of tire kickers, the printers and trade finishers who perused McCormick Place South during Graph Expo 2011 had more sober intentions. There is clearly pent-up demand in the marketplace, particularly for finishing equipment.
Want an honest, open, unbiased and unfettered report on the quantity and quality of visitors who haunted the binding and finishing booths during Graph Expo earlier this month? Fact of the matter is, no such beast exists. Here are some observations that have two sides to them, and may or may not represent the truth.
Countless binding and finishing technology providers were candid in their positive assessments of how the scene went down in McCormick Place South. It wasn’t all cartwheels and champagne popping, but this year’s Graph Expo did exceed the expectations of many.