Mercury Print Productions is changing its name and relocating its business to another area of its Rochester, NY, home city. The company, which specializes in textbooks and educational materials, is being rechristened Mercury, An Innovation Solutions Co., according to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
Mercury Print Productions
Say goodbye to Mercury Print Productions. The Rochester, NY, commercial printing company is ditching its name, and its twin operations on Rochester's northwest side, as it relocates to Gates' Rochester Tech Park. Along with the move, Mercury is spending several million dollars on new equipment
Next week will see the start of what will likely be three months of moving as Mercury consolidates both plants into 170,000 square feet of space in Rochester Tech Park's Building 4, CEO John Place said.
ROCHESTER, NY—No, Mercury Print Productions isn't entering the witness protection program. It is, however, changing its name and relocating its business to another area of its Rochester, NY, home city.
With nearly 60 customers from across the United States present, Kodak President and CEO Antonio Perez rang the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Jan. 8 to celebrate Kodak's recent relisting.
NEW YORK—With nearly 60 customers from across the nation in attendance, Kodak President and CEO Antonio Perez rang the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Wednesday morning to celebrate Kodak’s recent relisting.
Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ December 2013 edition, including Heidelberg, RR Donnelley, Multi Packaging, Mercury Print Productions, Safeguard, Canfield & Tack, and Bell and Howell.
ROCHESTER, NY—With a Kodak Prosper 5000XL press installed in July 2011 and a Kodak Prosper 1000 press installed in December 2012, Mercury Print Productions is preparing for a third press to be installed at the beginning of 2014. A specialist in digital book printing for the education market, Mercury Print will use the new Kodak Prosper 5000XLi press to broaden its offerings of short-run, on-demand book production for existing clients while also adding other services to attract new business.
Kodak film and cameras are now a thing of the past. The company will now focus on packaging, functional printing, graphic communications and professional services.
The average consumer will no longer see Kodak products or the Kodak logo on the shelves. The company will now deal directly with businesses.
John Place, the CEO if Mercury Print Productions, says his commercial printing company in Rochester, NY, already uses Kodak inkjet technology. In fact, Kodak often sends potential clients to Mercury to show off its stream inkjet printer.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ August 2011 edition, featuring items on The Foresight Group and Mercury Print Productions.
A lot of hope is riding on the Prosper 5000 XL sitting in Mercury Print Production’s Lee Road plant. The Rochester (NY) commercial printer is banking on the massive investment into the digital color inkjet printing press to help it be more cost competitive in the educational book industry.
And Eastman Kodak Co., the maker of the Prosper, is counting on the presses to help lift it out of the chasm in which it has languished in recent years.
The price tag—upwards of $5 million, including all the finishing equipment to go with the Prosper—made it the biggest investment in Mercury’s history