The annual World Press Trends survey of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) finds print newspaper circulations continued to rise in Asia while they decline in mature markets in the West.
MILAND, ITALY—The Italian industry of graphic and converting machinery reports positive results for 2008. In spite of the world crisis the total industry turnover shows a 4.7% and there has been no employment cuts.
Heidelberg, the world’s largest supplier of print media solutions to the graphic communications industry, invites Print 09 attendees to view its latest equipment, technologies and workflow solutions in a fully integrated print shop environment.
Heidelberg USA’s small format demo center in Buffalo Grove, IL recently hosted an Open House for printers interested in learning about the Heidelberg Speedmaster 52 press with Anicolor. The event was the second in a series of seven open houses to be held this calendar year at the Buffalo Grove facility, which functions as Heidelberg USA’s small-format printing demonstration center.
For printing company CEOs and senior managers, few production issues have greater potential to ruin an innocent night’s sleep than anxiety about money, specifically, how to save more of it by doing things faster and more efficiently. In a series of seminars scheduled to take place in five U.S. cities this summer, Heidelberg is out to show printers how to optimize production and raise all-around shop efficiency and competitiveness by working to standards, following procedures, and implementing appropriate training.
Shanghai Electric (Group) Corp. (SEC) and the shareholders of Goss International Corp., including majority shareholder MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners, have reached an agreement for the utility and equipment manufacturing conglomerate to become the second largest shareholder of the printing equipment supplier by acquiring newly issued shares of Goss International preferred stock. This transaction is currently under governmental review for final approval and is subject to other customary conditions to closing.