The 2012 Printing Impressions 400 list of the largest printing companies in the United States and Canada as ranked by annual sales.
The Imaging Bureau
Stitch in Time Saves Nine NORWELL, MA—Smith Print, a full-service commercial printer in the greater Boston area, recently installed a Vijuk 321-T saddlestitcher equipped with six pockets plus cover feeder. The new stitcher was sold and will be serviced locally by Pasquariello Graphics. Frank Stanley, bindery foreman, and Tom Plourde, lead bindery operator, were involved in the final decision-making process and worked closely with Vijuk technicians during the installation and operational training. Open House Showcases UV Special Effects Options SAN RAFAEL, CA—A first-of-its-kind UV Special Effects open house, sponsored by KBA North America, was recently held at Paragraphics Inc., a
The Printing Industries of America and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have entered into an agreement to establish a collaborative relationship to develop printing industry-wide voluntary guidelines to reduce injuries. The Graphic Arts Employers, a committee of PIA that serves unionized printers, has committed $20,000 in resources to begin the project. The alliance agreement will stress outreach and communications with the industry, promote a national dialogue on workplace safety and health, and improve training and education on ergonomics issues. EU Services, Rockville, MD, recently promoted two members of its customer service department to senior account managers. Lisa Fish has been an account manager
ARLINGTON, TX—The Imaging Bureau, a 29-employee shop based here that handles film output, ink-jet posters, digital and commercial printing, currently rents a 10,000-square-foot space. By the end of the year, however, that's all going to change if Brian Walden gets his way. "Our plan is to build a 50,000-square-foot building in Arlington that will include the new web press and require hiring 15 to 20 additional employees," says Walden, who started the company as a one-man operation eight years ago. The firm, which already runs a five-color Heidelberg sheetfed press, plans to add an eight-unit Heidelberg M-110 with double folder and UV coater.