Kappa Media Group, the publishing arm of centa-millionaire Nicholas Karabot's Pennsylvania-based business empire, has doubled down on its investments in the printing industry with the acquisition of Vanguard Printing in Ithaca, N.Y. There were several smaller deals announced in the commercial printing segment, as waning demand for generalized printing services continues to drive consolidation. Of special note, however, privately-held Taylor Corp. announced the acquisition of Staples Print Solutions.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news, including the Inkjet Summit that was held this week, along with other major announcements from Taylor Corp. and Staples Print Solutions; The Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) and NAPCO Media/Printing Impressions; and Modern Litho (Heidelberg, Neenah Paper, Domtar).
About 100 commercial and in-plant printers gathered together this week for the fourth annual Inkjet Summit at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The event, produced by NAPCO Media and nGage Events, kicked off Monday evening at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club with a keynote address by Conference Chair Marco Boer, VP of IT Strategies, who discussed the many benefits of inkjet technology, and why attendees should not wait for their competitors to beat them into inkjet.
Taylor Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Staples Print Solutions, a division of Staples Inc.
Progressive Impressions International serves a range of customers, including financial services, insurance, health care and automotive.
Today is a great time to be a seller. It’s also a great time to be a buyer.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from RR Donnelley, Quad/Graphics (closing of Loveland, Colorado, plant; and closing of Enfield, Connecticut, plant), Transcontinental, Taylor Corp./Standard Register, Printing Impressions and Butler Street.
New Direction Partners' Paul Reilly and Peter Schaefer, break down RR Donnelley's recent decision to split into three publicly traded companies, as well as Taylor Corp.'s acquisition of Standard Register.
Pii is one of the nation’s first companies to install Canon Solutions America’s Océ VarioPrint i300 sheetfed inkjet press.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from RR Donnelley (the company's split into three companies and its Q2 2015 financial results), Quad/Graphics, Taylor Corp., Cimpress, Goss International, Independent Printing, InnerWorkings and Gannett, Screen Americas and Sensible Technologies, GFX International, INX International Ink, MGI and the Graphic Arts Show Co.