One great thing about being in this industry for the past several decades, is that I’ve had a chance to witness and participate in the birth and evolution of some of the technology and services. One that has perhaps changed the most is how printers digitally receive jobs.
PagePath Technologies, Inc. today announced the creation of #TwitterPrint for the Printing Industry. #TwitterPrint is a hashtag group posted through Twitter that allows printers to follow and search pertinent content that will assist them in social media, blogging, industry news and marketing tips. Access to this social media tool is as simple as navigating to Search.Twitter.com and typing in #TwitterPrint. With an RSS reader, follows can also subscribe to the feed and receive alerts when a new "tweet" is sent.
Stora Enso has announced the opening of its new Southern California regional distribution center in Montebello, just south of Los Angeles. Len Cammalleri is MAN Roland’s new district sales manager in New York and New Jersey. He has held senior sales and management posts with Hell Graphic Systems, Linotype, Polaroid and Hewlett-Packard. Meanwhile, Gerald Whitlow takes over as district sales manager in Georgia, Tennessee and Kentucky. Diamond Holding Corp. has appointed Matt Greene to the position of technical sales representative. Greene will join the telemarketing department and will be responsible for nationwide sales of the Diamond Express product line. KBA North America has named
Lastra America has merged its Western Lithotech and Lastra America operations into a single business unit, Lastra America, headquartered in Danbury, CT. PagePath Technologies has, for a second time, received the Product of the Year award from the PrintImage International association, formerly the National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP). During the association's annual conference, PagePath was presented the award for its PDF2U Web-based orderflow system. xpedx Import Group, the exclusive Ryobi distributor in the U.S., has named Graphco, of Solon, OH, as its dealer for Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania. Muller Martini has appointed Thomas Duckett as its New England sales manager. He now heads sales
Digital Art Exchange (DAX) and Hilgraeve Inc., a provider of secure Internet delivery solutions, have formed a strategic partnership. Hilgraeve's HyperSend will be integrated into the DAX suite of applications. The solution, DAX-IT (DAX secure Information Transfer), will allow customers to take advantage of Hilgraeve's HyperSend file transfer technology. PaperExchange.com has partnered with Schenker to provide Paper-Exchange customers with instant access to European freight services. The partnership will provide PaperExchange customers with the ability to obtain origin-to-destination logistic quotes, allowing members to complete the transaction process online. Schenker will offer PaperExchange customers a comprehensive forwarding and logistics service. Printworkers.com has launched its Website. It is