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Quad Facility Suffers Fire; Debt Offering Issued
TAUNTON, MA—A Saturday night fire caused damage to the roof of a Quad/Graphics facility here, the Taunton Gazette reported. There were no injuries reported. The plant is used for printing retail inserts. more »
Strine to Retain Employee Roster Following Deal
NEENAH, WI—Menasha Packaging will not be reducing the head count at Strine Printing, the York, PA-based firm it acquired on March 31, according to the York Dispatch. All 325 employees will keep their jobs, Menasha Vice President of Marketing Dennis Bonn told the newspaper. more »
IN Printing and Packaging Plant to Close in June
EVANSVILLE, IN—Chesapeake Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Packaging will be closing its doors in June, leaving 59 employees out of work, WFIE-TV reported. more »
Playboy Reprint Raises Price, Interest in Magazine's Debut
NEW YORK—Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, or so legendary bombshell Marilyn Monroe once cooed, but magazine reprints may just do the trick for men. more »
EFI Posts 10 Percent Q1 Revenue Growth
FREMONT, CA—Electronics For Imaging (EFI), a global provider of customer-focused digital printing technologies, announced its results for the first quarter of 2014. more »
Paper Chase: Load Dumped Onto I-95 in CT
NORWALK, CT—An accident involving two tractor-trailers resulted in a load of paper rolls being spilled onto I-95 here Tuesday morning, the Fairfield Daily Voice reported. The driver of one rig was transported to Norwalk Hospital with minor injuries. more »
Experts Discuss Shift to High-Speed Inkjet Printing for Book Manufacturing (Free Webinar Still Available On-Demand)

Emerging technologies for book production, the business impact of high-speed inkjet on the publishing market, and the traditional offset vs. high-speed inkjet digital business model, were just a few of the topics discussed in the "Inkjet: The Implications for Book Printing Manufacturers and Publishers" Webinar recently presented by Book Business and Printing Impressions, and sponsored by Canon Solutions America.

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A Reality Check: Augmented Reality

Augmented reality (AR) is leading-edge technology that allows for a digitally enhanced view of the real world. It enables consumers to connect with more meaningful content in everyday life. Marketers can add value to content by combining augmented reality software with the camera and sensors in a smartphone or tablet. The technology offers the capability to add layers of digital information-videos, photos, and sounds-directly on top of items in the world around us.

Augmented reality (AR) is leading-edge technology that allows for a digitally enhanced view of the real world. It enables consumers to connect with more meaningful content in everyday life.

In this webinar, you will learn about:
- Consumer use of augmented reality
- Key applications for augmented reality
- Examples of how augmented reality has effectively been blended with print and other media to deliver an interactive experience

Come to this session armed with your questions. You'll be able to submit questions directly to our panelist for a live Q&A session during the hour.

Sponsored by Canon Solutions America

Click here to register for this free webinar, today!

Can't make it on April 30th? No problem!  Printing Impressions and Target Marketing webinars are archived for 90 days after the live event.  Click above to register and get access to this webinar live and on-demand.

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Mark J. Subers
Group Publisher
Ambrose Crenshaw
Director, eMedia
Erik Cagle
Senior Editor, Printing Impressions Magazine

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