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Digitally Printed Packaging: Opportunity for Commercial Printers?
May 1, 2013

The potential for digital packaging is great, and while there are many obstacles, these can all be overcome. Commercial printers would also like to get into packaging, but commercial shops have some additional challenges. Commercial printers generally do not have the finishing equipment: folding, scoring, diecutting. Perhaps more significant, brand owners generally look to box makers for boxes, not commercial printers.

Printing Impressions 400
December 1, 2007

NOW IN its 24th year, the Printing Impressions 400 (special pull-out section) provides the industry’s most comprehensive ranking of the leading printing companies in the United States and Canada. The listings include company name and headquarters location; parent company, if applicable; current and previous year’s rankings; most recent and previous year’s fiscal sales; percentage change; primary specialties; principal officer(s); and number of employees, manufacturing plants and total press units. (Download a PDF version of the entire listing by clicking here.) For information on the complete list with contact and address details, please view Printing Impressions Top 400 datacard. Financial information for the

March 1, 2007

Neenah to Obtain Fox River ALPHARETTA, GA—Neenah Paper has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Fox Valley, which owns Fox River Paper. Terms of the deal, which had been expected to close in the first quarter, were not revealed. The deal is subject to customary closing conditions and is pending approval by Fox River shareholders. Neenah Paper will bolster its fine papers offering with Fox River brands that include Starwhite, Sundance, Esse and Oxford. Cadmus Nabs LN Printing RICHMOND, VA—On the heels of its acquisition by Cenveo Inc., Cadmus Communications has entered into an agreement to obtain LexisNexis’ conventional printing operations in Charlottesville, VA, and its digital

Canadians Dickson, Integria Merge
February 16, 2007

MONTREAL—Phipps Dickson and Integria, a pair of commercial printers based in Quebec, have agreed to merge. The joint company will be called Phipps Dickson Integria.The merged company will have 200-plus employees and annual sales exceeding C$40 million. Phipps Dickson of LaSalle, Quebec, provides premedia and print production services to major advertising agencies, corporate and communications…

Phipps Dickson and Integria Inc. Join Forces
February 15, 2007

MONTREAL—February 14, 2007—Phipps Dickson and Integria are pleased to announce that they are joining forces to form the largest independent commercial printing company in Quebec. The combined operations, Phipps Dickson Integria, will boast sales in excess of $40 million and employ more than 200. Jeff Mahar and Gaetano DiTrapani, co-presidents of Phipps Dickson are enthusiastic about the amalgamation with Integria and the creation of a leading provider of pre-media, print, multi-media, digital print and fulfillment services in Canada. “This integration will allow us to fully maximize the complimentary strengths of each organization and result in the whole being much stronger than the sum of

Self-promotion Contest Winners -- Keeping it Real
September 1, 2004

by Kristen E. Monte Associate Editor So, your clients aren't buying the 'Trust us, we're the best' line of marketing any more? Apparently the winners of the 17th annual Printing Impressions Printer's Self-Promotion Contest feel the same way. Judging by the entries of the past, we have seen an assortment of campaigns, ranging from the extravagant (during better economic times), to the simplistic in recent years. This year's crop seems to focus on getting the job done efficiently and effectively, while remaining true to their core businesses. Whether you feel you haven't enough money to spend on a good campaign or you

FAST TRACK FIRMS -- Sailing Against the Wind
December 1, 2003

By Erik Cagle Senior Editor The whispers that point toward an improving economy are becoming louder and louder. And 2004—some observers are confident—will show a marked improvement in the fortunes of commercial printers across the country, ending a downward cycle that traces to the fall of 2000. Of course, anything above the 2001 and 2002 performances would constitute an improvement. Still, among the ranks of our annual Top 400, tucked in between the masses of companies that experienced flat or negative growth from the previous campaign, are some establishments that have actually soared. We've provided a capsulated look at 13 companies randomly selected from

Printing Impressions 400 -- 203-251
December 1, 2003

(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2003. Therefore, companies that revised their 2002 revenues may have changed their 2002 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.) 203 ('02: 210) Versa Press, E. Peoria, IL Total Sales (Millions): $27.43 Previous Year's Sales (Millions): $27.12 Change (%): +1 Principal Officer: Steven J. Kennell Employees: 190 Primary Specialties: BKS 100% Web Offset Press Units: 0 Sheetfed Press Units: 18 Other Press Units: 0 Ownership:

2002 Printing Impressions 400 -- 252-300
December 1, 2002

(Editor's Note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2002. Therefore, companies that revised their 2001 revenues may have changed their 2001 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided.) 252 ('01: 275) Commercial Communications, Hartland, WI Total Sales (millions): $22.38 Previous Year's (millions): $22.75 Change (%): -2 Principal Officer: Robert D. Hegwood Employees: 250 Primary Specialties: PUB 50%; COM 30%; SPEC 10% (On-demand); BKS 10% Web Offset Units: 6 Sheetfed Offset Units: 18 Other: 14