KP’s selection of a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106 supports the company’s bedrock value proposition: to provide its clients with the means to drive revenue by working smarter and more cost-effectively while meeting the highest-quality standards.
This major facility expansion allows KP to address the growing need to support clients across the United States operating as maquiladoras in Mexico. It boasts real-time inventory management available over the Web and just-in-time inventory for manufacturing.
Binding and finishing company news from Printing Impressions'
January 2010 edition, including items on K/P Corp., Packaging
Graphics and GR Print.
Following is a special report from Day 2 of the 2009 Offset and Beyond Conference. Printing Industries of America's Executive Team is reporting from Caesars Palace, where the Conference continues today. What do you do? If your answer is "I am just a printer", you are not likely to be in business much longer in these turbulent times. Tuesday's general session opened with Making the Transformation from Printer to Marketing Communications Provider.
Attendees at the 2009 Offset and Beyond Conference, which kicked-off yesterday and takes place through Wednesday, May 6, are taking advantage of the advice and experience of some of the world's top business and print leaders. In addition to Printing Industries of America's stable of experts, key presenters at this year's event being held at Caesars Palace include Howard Putnam, the former CEO of Southwest Airlines. Putnam spoke about leadership in turbulent times.
BLAME IT on the around-the-clock cable news channels, the endless talking heads appearing on financial talk shows, and negative articles in daily newspapers and on popular Websites, which seem to post one doom-and-gloom story after another. Industry publications, including Printing Impressions, can also be taken to task for playing up news of plant closures and head count reductions—even though PI’s printing company profiles (check out this month’s cover story) and columns highlight successful companies and provide sound business advice.
BIG PICTURE perspective is the ultimate goal of the Web Offset Association’s (WOA) Offset and Beyond Printer-to-Printer Business & Technology Conference. After all, attendees of the printer-driven conference, which takes place May 4-6, 2009, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, don’t benefit just from talking about web offset, sheetfed offset or even digital printing.
INDUSTRY POWERHOUSE Susan Kelly, CEO of San Ramon, CA-based K/P Corp., has been tapped as one of the keynote speakers at Offset and Beyond 2009. Kelly’s name is recognized throughout the printing industry as a veteran printing exec who formerly worked for RR Donnelley, Pitney Bowes and Gannett. She is also the founder of Raine Media, which was acquired by K/P Corp. in 2004. As the 2005 recipient of Printing Industries of America’s Naomi Berber Award, Kelly was honored for the many major contributions she has made throughout her career to the graphic communications industry.
BCC Software, a BÖWE BELL + HOWELL company and a leading developer of high-performance solutions for professional mailers, announces the addition of Bob Schimek to its leadership team. Schimek, a veteran software developer with nearly two decades of experience in mailing technology innovations, will become BCC’s Director of Commercial Mail Solutions on Monday, March 16, 2009.
The Web Offset Association (WOA) and Printing Industries of America are pleased to announce powerhouse industry executive keynote speakers for the printer-to-printer business and technology conference, Offset & Beyond 2009, taking place May 4-6 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information regarding Offset and Beyond 2009, please visit: http://www.printing.org/offsetandbeyond.