Total Printing Systems
Hear what a panel of book manufacturers including Kevin McVea of SCI, Rick Lindemann of Total Printing Systems and Nick Lewis of Publishers' Graphics, had to say at the 2015 Digital Book Printing Conference about publishers' hesitation to adopt a print-on-demand model and the possibility of getting to a zero inventory model.
Total Printing Systems’ Instant Quote Internet-based pricing tool is ideal for for experienced print buyers and novices.
Printing Impressions and its sister publication, Book Business, hosted the Digital Book Printing Conference (a.k.a. DigiBook) at the Marriott Marquis in New York on November 19th. In other news, Manroland Sheetfed hosted the ROLAND 700 Evolution event that took place at its headquarters in Offenbach Am Main, Germany.
One look at our 20-under-40 list of up-and-coming printing industry executives reveals several truisms. One, the family-owned printing company is not under siege; subsequent generations of men and women are being entrusted to continue the mom-and-pop shop (though we generally don't think of multimillion-dollar companies in mom-and-pop terms). Secondly, there is a solid core of young men and women at the helm of longstanding, successful companies.
Total Printing Systems of Newton, IL, is adding a Screen Truepress Jet520EX-Monochrome inkjet web press to increase printing efficiency and bring higher tone reproducibility to monochrome book projects.
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.
Binding and finishing news from Printing Impressions' September 2010 edition, including items on Napco, UniGraphic and Binding Industries Association.
Standard Finishing Systems has brought feeding and finishing efficiency to several new customers, including Cadmus-Cenveo, Total Printing Systems and Integrity Graphics.
GAUGING WHEN a technology is really going to take off is always a tricky proposition. Product roll-outs usually get pushed back due to unforeseen technical issues, and potential buyers tend to be more cautious than even a low-ball projection for the rate of adoption.
CALIFORNIA CITY OF INDUSTRY—Kion Printing has invested in a six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 press with coater. Founded in 1982, Kion Printing is a privately held company housing 52 employees. FOOTHILL RANCH—Westamerica Graphics recently installed a six-color Komori Lithrone S40. This is the sixth Komori press for the 29-year-old firm. The company is facing increased client demands for short-turnaround, four-, five- and six-color print applications. REDWOOD CITY—Pacific Printing and Fulfillment Inc. (PPFI) recently purchased its third Kodak NexPress 2100 digital production color press and its first Kodak NexPress fifth imaging unit to increase its services to include in-line coating and an expanded color gamut range. CONNECTICUT EAST WINDSOR—Keystone Paper