Southern Lithoplate (SLP) is expanding its recently announced strategic alliance program for the commercial and offset printing market through a partnership agreement with Esko. The new partnership strengthens SLP’s growing portfolio of integrated systems solutions to help companies that produce commercial printing, folding cartons and offset labels manage and grow their business.
This strategic alliance enables Southern Lithoplate to provide and service Screen’s offset CTP units in North America, either as standalone systems or as part of bundled configurations “Screen-manufactured CTP systems are in use at the world’s most successful printing companies,” noted Edward A. “Trip” Casson III, chairman and CEO of SLP.
The changes, which follow the completion of Southern Lithoplate’s
acquisition of Konica Minolta Graphic Imaging’s offset printing
plate business, are intended to provide a solid foundation for the
company as it pursues leadership in the prepress and pressroom
consumables, service and support arenas.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' October 2010 edition.
Konica Minolta Graphic Imaging, Inc. will sell its offset printing plate business, including subsidiary American Lithoplate, Inc., to Southern Lithoplate. The anticipated closing is scheduled for Friday, October 1, 2010. The decision to sell was based on the long-term strategy of Konica Minolta Medical & Graphic, Inc.
NEW YORK CITY—August 7, 2007—Printing Industries Alliance, formerly known as the Printing and Imaging Association of New York State, has announced that internationally known lifestyle communicator Martha Stewart has been named the recipient of the 2007 Franklin Award, which recognizes the achievements of outstanding leaders and communicators. The award will be presented during the Association’s Franklin Event on Tuesday evening, September 18, at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. A New Host This is the first time the Franklin Event will be hosted by the Printing Industries Alliance. “We are happy to have this opportunity to host the Franklin Event which has been
Tanagraphics, Seybert Merge NEW YORK CITY—Tanagraphics Inc. and Seybert Nicholas Printing Group have signed a definitive merger agreement to form what they claim to be the largest privately held company providing print management solutions in the Big Apple. The new company will be called TanaSeybert and will offer commercial and digital printing, advertising prepress services, bindery and mailing services. TanaSeybert will also offer a full range of integrated Web- and browser-based services. Harris DeWese, chairman of Compass Capital Partners, served as financial advisor for the transaction. Baldwin, technotrans Deal Nixed SHELTON, CT—Baldwin Technology has notified technotrans AG that it will no longer pursue the transaction announced in