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Printing Impressions was recently notified that its December 2015 "Printing Impressions 400 & Who's Who in Printing" issue captured a 2016 APEX Award for Editorial Excellence. The special, theme-based December issue featured the 32nd annual Printing Impressions 400 listing of the top printers in the U.S. and Canada ranked by annual sales, as well as 2016 market outlooks for key printed product segments, including books, catalogs/publications, direct mail and general commercial printing.

Have you signed up for the Best of Print and Digital program yet? Mike Jacoutot, founder of Butler Street, and Mark Subers, president of Printing, Packaging and Publishing at NAPCO Media, discuss a new partnership program that enables individual printing companies to measure their performance through their customers' eyes via the Best of Print & Digital Client Survey. Based on their high Net Promoter Score results, winners of Best of Print & Digital awards will be able to promote their distinction and will garner further publicity in Printing Impressions, Target Marketing and Print & Promo magazines.

To kick off the official launch of the PI Xchange Live video series, RR Donnelley (RRD) President and CEO Thomas J. Quinlan III sat down with Printing Impressions Editorial Director Mark Michelson to discuss RRD's organic growth and M&A strategy, how to best integrate diverse corporate cultures following an acquisition, and his outlook regarding the future and evolution of the printing industry.

Gary Pawlaczyk is tasked with a dual corporate role within the Cenveo organization, serving as Chief Marketing Officer to lead sales and marketing for Cenveo's print division, as well as Chief Content Officer for Cenveo Publisher Services. A proud RIT grad who remains bullish on the skill sets of young people entering the print profession, Pawlaczyk discusses how Cenveo, and the printing industry in general, can remain relevant as brand communications innovators.

Costa Mesa, CA-based Primary Color opened a wide-format digital printing operation in Shanghai to serve its international clientele and, more recently, a location in Los Angeles for its entertainment industry customers. Dan Hirt, president, reveals these latest initiatives, as well as how Primary Color expands the color gamut and manages the color consistency of output coming off its digital and offset presses.

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