Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' August 2010 edition.
IKON Office Solutions
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' May 2010 edition.
Matthew J. Espe is named Chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas Corp., with responsibility for operations in North, Central and South America, including its subsidiary, IKON Office Solutions.
Along with Kodak Nexpress and Digimaster Systems, both Ricoh and IKON now may sell Kodak Document Imaging and Unified Workflow solutions.
IKON Office Solutions, a Ricoh company, and The NAPL Network will offer four, half-day, hands-on workshops focusing on how and why printers are differentiating themselves by transitioning from traditional print shops into marketing service providers.
TOKYO—Ricoh Co. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire IKON Office Solutions through Ricoh’s wholly owned U.S. distribution subsidiary, Ricoh Americas, for approximately $1.62 billion ($17.25 per share). The deal is supported by Ricoh and IKON and has been approved by the board of directors for both organizations.
MALVERN, PA--IKON Office Solutions, which recently agreed to be acquired by Ricoh Americas, plans to close 23 of its 71 offices that provide document management products and services to the legal industry. As a result, it will lay off 265 people in the United States and another 50 in Europe. IKON, which filed the move…
IN ORDER to remain competitive and profitable, graphic communications providers must travel beyond just putting ink on paper—expanding their services to variable data, the Web and cross-media. The first annual PIA/GATF “Converge: Variable Data, Web Services and Cross-Media Conference” will be held September 20-23 in Phoenix. Three tracks containing fundamental, advanced, and sales and marketing sessions, make this conference suitable for companies just beginning to redefine their digital services, as well as veteran practitioners. This special section has been designed to highlight some of the key conference topics and speakers. The Converge Conference is a combination of PIA/GATF’s Workflow and Variable Data and
ROCHESTER, NY—January 29, 2008—PODi, the Digital Printing Initiative, announced the 2008 winners of the annual PODi Best Practices Awards on January 29th at the AppForum digital print conference in Las Vegas. These highly anticipated awards recognize outstanding examples of digital print and variable data strategies. “Every year, the awards process gets more competitive as marketers and service providers become more proficient, creative and successful with digital print and personalization. The variety of the winning campaigns reflects new directions and opportunities for our market,” said Rab Govil, President of PODi. “It’s no surprise that the Best Practices awards presentations are a highlight of the AppForum.