This week Julie Greenbaum highlights major industry newsmakers, including RR Donnelley, Quad/Graphics, Canon Solutions America, IWCO Direct, OneTouchPoint, Merrill Corp., Progressive Impressions International, Walter G. Anderson, KBA, Paratore Signs, EFI, and major announcements from leading press manufacturers at Hunkeler Innovationdays.
For Bill Fitzgerald, Universal Wilde's partner and CEO, a professional trip from Point A to Point B yielded an eye-opening experience at Point C. While working at a printing firm making Cromalin proofs early in his professional career in 1978, the Massachusetts born and bred Fitzgerald quickly found the mindless job to be the height of tedium. So, when they needed help in the shipping department, the invisible harps began to play.
PHILADELPHIA—The 29th induction class has been announced for the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame. This year's class consists of
Binding and finishing news briefs from Printing Impressions’ May 2013 edition, featuring The Miami Herald Media Co., SendOutCards, SpringDot, Merrill Corp., GlobalSoft Digital Solutions, Usherwood Office Tehnology, Swift Print Communications and Fox Group.
John Clunan, best known for establishing Merrill Corp.’s Boston office more than 20 years ago and credited with growing that company from a little-known Midwest printer, is reinventing financial publishing. Now as principal of Radius Financial Compliance Group, Clunan has positioned the company to service the financial sector with technology, turn times and pricing that reflect advances made in the industry.
Ironsides Technology will be presenting their workflow automation and piece level tracking capabilities at the GMC Americas User Conference, Sept. 15 in Chicago. Merrill Corp., an Ironsides customer, will be joining the presentation to discuss their practical experience and the operational benefits they have achieved through the combination of Ironsides’ Automated Production Tracking (APT) and GMC software.
Merrill Corp. and its vendor, InfoPrint Solutions, were honored for their sophisticated production platform that produces highly personalized communications within an in-line production method, while delivering a demonstrated record of compliance adherence for highly regulated industries.
Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on Colour Concepts, Saltus, JohnsByrne, Freeport and more.
TEWSKSBURY, MA—A student attending a trade school here plowed her car through the side of the building that housed the school, punching a hole through the wall of a printing company in the process. According to The Boston Globe, the driver's vehicle traveled 100 feet into the first floor, which contains the offices of Merrill Corp.
The building houses the offices of Merrill Corp., a printing service company, on the first floor and the Salter School, a technical school, on the second floor.
The woman sustained minor injuries in the incident at 515 Woburn St. A couple of other people were taken to the hospital due to exposure to car fumes, said Tewksbury Police Lieutenant James McKenna.
A hole in the wall of the building remained this afternoon, and it was possible to see deep into the structure.