Publishers Press

The Week That Was With Julie G (6/13/2016)
June 17, 2016 at 2:09 pm

This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from Publishers Press; U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO); Kelmscott Communications, Rider Dickerson, and The Buhl Press (and the formation of Fuse); Landa Corporation; and Messe Düsseldorf.

Publishers Press President and Past Hall of Fame Inductee Nick Simon Passes Away
June 13, 2016 at 11:15 am

Nicholas (Nick) Simon, the president of Publishers Press and a 2003 inductee into the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame, passed away June 10 at the age of 57. He helped build his family business to a $180 million concern, with 1,400 employees and two plants. Nicholas Simon was involved in numerous charitable and civic endeavors, including the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. He was also inducted into the Kentuckiana Business Hall of Fame.

Idealliance, Epicomm Members OK Merger of Industry Associations
February 18, 2016 at 10:54 am

Some two weeks after the board of directors of Idealliance and the board of trustees of Epicomm announced their approval of the plan of a merger, the members of Idealliance and Epicomm have voted overwhelmingly to approve the joining of their two industry associations, setting the stage for completion of the merger by July 1. “We are very gratified that our respective memberships agree wholeheartedly with our boards and numerous industry observers that this merger will be highly beneficial to both associations’ members and to the industry at large,” said David J. Steinhardt, Idealliance president and CEO, who will serve in the same capacity in the new organization.

Idealliance and Epicomm Boards Approve Merger of Their Industry Associations
February 2, 2016 at 2:37 pm

In a joint announcement, the board of directors of Idealliance and the board of trustees of Epicomm have voted to recommend the merger of the two industry associations to their respective memberships. In separate meetings last week, the boards approved the merger and both associations will now present the merger proposal to a vote of their memberships according to the regulations of their respective bylaws. Voting is expected to be completed by the end of February.