Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ July 2014 edition, featuring Signature Flexible Packaging, OEC Graphics, Topweb, Paddock Publishing, HardingPoorman, J.S. McCarthy Printers, The Flesh Co., The Charlotte Observer, Victory Press, Trust Franklin Press and Avalanche Services.
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The former owner of packaging firm Discom Technologies has filed
suit against buyer Harding Poorman Group Inc. and subsidiary SPG
Graphics, alleging he was shorted a percentage of Discom sales he
was to have collected after the sale. Jeffrey S. Combs also alleges
in the suit brought last month in Marion Superior Court that the
Indianapolis graphics and publishing company later dissolved
Discom, rendering his remaining 20-percent stake worthless.
Combs devised and patented a method to bind compact discs and their sleeves into printed materials. The vinyl compact disc sleeve can run through binding equipment with the disc enclosed,
INDIANAPOLIS—HardingPoorman Group has purchased Saint Clair Press
from Houston-based Nationwide Graphics. Saint Clair was part of the
five-company package that comprised Premier Graphics, obtained at a
bankruptcy auction by Nationwide. Terms of the deal were not
Commercial printer and digital graphics company SPG Graphics announced plans today to expand its printing and production operations here, creating more than 30 new jobs in the next five years. The company, which offers clients a single source for services ranging from printing to online order fulfillment and mailing, will invest more than $7 million to upgrade its printing and logistics operation on the city's northwest side.
NOW IN its 24th year, the Printing Impressions 400 (special pull-out section) provides the industry’s most comprehensive ranking of the leading printing companies in the United States and Canada. The listings include company name and headquarters location; parent company, if applicable; current and previous year’s rankings; most recent and previous year’s fiscal sales; percentage change; primary specialties; principal officer(s); and number of employees, manufacturing plants and total press units. (Download a PDF version of the entire listing by clicking here.) For information on the complete list with contact and address details, please view Printing Impressions Top 400 datacard. Financial information for the
Corporate Express Document & Print Management in Wichita, KS, was the recipient of a 2006 Supplier of Excellence Award from Hospira Inc., a manufacturer of pharmaceutical products. Dan Miller, finishing manager at Ripon Printers, has retired and was replaced by Randy Hartl, who joined the Ripon, WI-based company in May. Great Lake Integrated (GLI) has announced two staff appointments. Steve Caskey is the new warehouse manager at the GLDirect facility in Avon Lake, OH, and Timothy Hogan is an account executive based at GLI’s Cleveland headquarters. Cadmus Communications has hired Andy Johnson as executive vice president of print services for Cadmus’ Publisher Services Group. In this role,
INDIANAPOLIS—The ownership trio of David Harding, Bob Poorman and Steve Anzelone of SPG Graphics has purchased Discom Technologies, a book binding company that specializes in incorporating CD holders and CD units into its binding operations.Jeff Combs, president and owner of Discom Technologies, believes the combination of the companies will make Discom the premier provider of…