If catalogers and magazine publishers were looking for the right mix in 2013, their main challenge in 2014 was ensuring a seamless integration between print and the Web. As a result, more and more catalog and publication printers are changing their focus from solely providing ink-on-paper products to becoming true multi-channel partners.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ October 2014 edition, featuring Phillips Graphic Finishing, Graphic Edge Printing & Packaging, The Label Shoppe, Nino Press, Robinson Printing, Merritt Graphics, Media Graphix
Catalogers and magazine publishers in 2013 faced many of the same challenges as the prior year of finding the right mix of media to deliver information and build their brands. In addition, economic uncertainty and pending postal increases were thrown into the pot to create a stew of questions.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ October 2013 edition, featuring Classic Graphics, Bartash, Design Distributors, Canfield & Tack
The Inkjet Summit 2013, held at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, near Jacksonville, FL, drew more than 65 print professionals, comprising CEOs, general managers, and senior vice presidents in charge of plant operations, technology and digital print operations at leading companies.
By installing Fujifilm’s ColorPath Sync Align and ColorPath Sync DLP color management solutions, Publishers Press in Shepherdsville, KY, was able to successfully achieve G7 Master Qualification.
Approximately 40 visitors turned out for “Media Day 2012” at Screen’s corporate headquarters. The vendor invited the leadership of several printing companies from different markets and regions to share success stories about Screen Truepress inkjet printing systems and PlateRite computer-to-plate units.
A highlight of Screen’s “Take a Closer Look” event was a series of brief testimonial presentations by current users of its equipment. Executives from several printing companies discussed their experiences with Screen Truepress inkjet printing systems and PlateRite computer-to-plate (CTP) units.
Binding and finishing news briefs from Printing Impressions’ May 2012 edition, featuring Print Harmony.
Publishers Press will install a new 22,000-books-per-hour saddlestitcher, its 15th Goss finishing system, in its Lebanon Junction, KY, plant this summer. “Netting close to the full rated speed, when the job permits, while achieving advanced product personalization, is what distinguishes Pacesetter systems, and our crews have been able to do that consistently with our existing 2200,” explains Joe Sweeney, bindery manager.