This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from Cimpress; EFI and Dome Print and Marketing Solutions; Transcontinental Inc.; Fujifilm North America, Graphic Systems Division; Zoo Printing; and Printing Industries of America (highlighting the 2016 InterTech Technology Award Recipients: Heidelberg, Highcon Systems, InSoft Automation and Xerox Corp.)
Transcontinental is selling most of its commercial printing line of business operated from its Transcontinental Dartmouth plant.
EFI’s Fiery Color Profiler Suite has been awarded G7 System Certification from Idealliance.
Heidelberg recently held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for financial year 2015/2016. The Management Board discussed the company’s strategy and the figures for the past financial year. In his speech, Heidelberg CEO Gerold Linzbach analyzed where Heidelberg is currently at and then highlighted where the company is heading in the medium term. Approval from the company's shareholders was needed for five of the six items on the AGM agenda, including Karen Heumann’s election to the Supervisory Board. All items on the agenda were approved with a clear majority.
Version 5 of Mimaki USA’s RasterLink6 RIP software has been released.
GPA has expanded its operational footprint with the addition of a new Texas Regional Headquarters located just outside of Dallas.
Brands and products come and go, but there are the lucky few that have withstood the sands of time,…
Jacki Hudmon, a senior VP at Komori America, is one of 12 industry leaders to be inducted into the Soderstrom Society.
Zoo Printing has expanded its services to offer free local delivery to three states, six major cities and surrounding areas.
Here's another fun solution from Mossberg & Co. for the University of Notre Dame. It's a clever Iron Cross format with a zip-strip closure that mails as a 0.5˝-thick package. A great idea for marketing materials, recruitment and even holiday cards, we think you'll love this week's super-cool solution!
Stephen Feldman has joined Avanti Computer Systems’ executive team as director of product management.
Cimpress’ revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016 was $479.2M, a 26% increase compared to the same quarter a year ago.
In today’s social networking/consultative selling world, movies like "Boiler Room" and "Glengarry Glen Ross" are nothing more than entertaining views of how self-centered sales was in the past, leading to jokes like, "What do you call 100 sales people at the bottom of the ocean ....? A good start!" (or was that lawyers?) Always Be Closing is dead. It is sad ... we never gave it a proper funeral.
The PIA has released detailed descriptions of the six technologies that received the 2016 InterTech Technology Award.
Key highlights for Deluxe Corp. in Q2 2016 include a revenue increase of 3.4%, and a net income increase of 4.1%.
The EPA has recognized paper manufacturer Appleton Coated as one of the 100 Top Partner companies this week for its use of Green Power.
For 13 years Clampitt Paper has honored the sacred bond between designers and the grape with its “Wine Label Competition.”
Anton Kotesky has been hired as digital imaging specialist for the southeastern U.S. at Agfa Graphics.
Congratulations to Minuteman Press of Duluth, Ga., for achieving the best overall loyalty rating.