The Printing Association of Florida (PAF) is busily preparing for its 37th annual Graphics of the Americas Expo & Conference (GOA), being held this week on March 1-3, 2012 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL. Non-stop show floor activities include a powerful keynote presentation by AGI’s Christopher Smith; the popular Wide Format Print Shop Live area, live demonstrations, free sessions by Xerox and HP, and more.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ Oct. 2011 edition, featuring items on Docuplex Graphics, Haapanen Brothers and J.W. Boarman Co.
It is not surprising to note that much of the commercial printing industry news in 2010 was dominated by the continuing struggle of printers trying to reconcile employee ranks with dwindling press hours. White-collar crime was rampant and, in some instances, theft indirectly led to closures.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' October 2010 edition.
Robert Madison has become President of Graphics West in Las Vegas, following an eight-year tenure as president at Creative Press, LLC. Last week it was announced that Dodd Communications had named Richard Sierra president of the Miami-based firm.
Social networking sites can be fun but soon turn into "me, too" propositions, even from a business standpoint. Snapio.com has gone green in its marketing networking initiatives, but it's got nothing to do with environmental sustainability. It's a green that never goes out of style.
HOUSTON—Nationwide Graphics has sold a division, Argus Press of Niles, IL, to PGC Imagine Graphics. The deal was completed May 17. Argus Press was one of the facilities Nationwide acquired in the Premier Graphics deal earlier this year. The transaction enables Nationwide Graphics to focus on a more streamlined business model, according to company CEO Carl Norton. It is the second divestment of a Premier company for Nationwide, which also sold Saint Clair Press to HardingPoorman Group.
The sale of Argus Press’ assets and business is a strategic move for Nationwide, as it begins to focus on a more streamlined business model, which encompasses a variety of services and procedures, allowing a broader repertoire of capabilities.
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.
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 disclosed.