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The Week That Was With Julie G (12/19/2016)
December 23, 2016 at 2:39 pm

This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from Kodak and the process of selling its commercial inkjet business, Prosper; Manroland Sheetfed and the appointment of Sean Springett as the new CEO; InnerWorkings and its partnership with a major nonprofit organization, as well as an expansion of its ongoing relationship with healthcare services provider McKesson Corporation; LSC Communications and its Roanoke, Va., facility's recent certification; the Printing Impressions 2017 technology/solutions survey; and The 2016 Printing Impressions Top 400.

PBS' 'Mercy Street' Characters Captured in Cade Martin Direct Mail
October 19, 2016 at 11:57 am

In the latest episode of Who's Mailing What! Confidential, we take a look at a unique direct mail piece from Cade Martin Photography, hired by PBS to photograph the actors from Ridley Scott's period production, "Mercy Street." This 10-page, newspaper style piece was designed by Matt Parris and produced via four-color process by Chicago-based Classic Color on French Paper's 70-lb. Starch Speckleton Smooth text.

The Week That Was With Julie G (9/5/2016)
September 9, 2016 at 2:05 pm

This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from Graphco, Franklin-Data Empowered Direct Marketing, Carisma, and Printing Impressions.

Dissolve's Direct Mail Will Blow Your Mind... POW!
September 8, 2016 at 11:14 am

In the latest episode of Who's Mailing What! Confidential, the spotlight is on Dissolve, a Calgary, Canada-based stock photo and video company that designed its direct mail piece to look like a traditional comic book. Richmond, British Columbia-based Blanchette Press printed this piece on a KBA Rapida 106 sheetfed press, using hybrid UV inks and a…

The Week That Was With Julie G (8/29/2016)
September 2, 2016 at 2:32 pm

This week, Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from Trend Offset Printing; J.S. McCarthy Printers and ARTCO; Firespring, Midstates Inc, Jacob North Print & Media Solutions, and A to Z Printing; EFI; and Printing Impressions (2016 Gold Ink Awards winners).

Sneak Peek at 2016 Gold Ink Awards Entry from EarthColor
June 7, 2016 at 11:59 am

In the latest episode of Who's Mailing What! Confidential, we turn our attention to a 2016 Gold Ink Awards entry submitted by EarthColor! The mailer was created for the Sony Rewards Card program as part of their Holiday 2015 campaign, and was printed by EarthColor on 100-lb. Endurance Gloss Cover paper using an eight-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL UV press.

Philadelphia Phillies Knocked This Postcard Out of the Park
June 2, 2016 at 11:15 am

In this very special edition of Who’s Mailing What! Confidential, we take a trip down Broad Street to talk about a direct mail piece produced by our hometown Philadelphia Phillies! The highlighted postcard was printed by Brilliant Graphics on a Heidelberg XL 106 offset press. The gloss portion of the card was printed on a Scodix Ultra Series press. The piece was created using an 80 pound Euro art dull cover along with Toyo CMYK inks and a flood dull aqueous coating.

Sappi's Eye-Catching Coatings and Colors
April 7, 2016 at 11:20 am

In the latest episode of Who's Mailing What! Confidential, we shine a spotlight on Sappi North America and the 15,000 oversized post cards that were mailed to printers in North America regarding its Sappi Printer of the Year awards.

Agfa Graphics Cooks Up an Interactive Calendar
March 9, 2016 at 2:55 pm

For the past four years Agfa Graphics has created a calendar filled with themed photography or recipes, which are distributed to Agfa subsidiaries to send to VIP customers during the winter holidays. The calendar was produced at Agfa’s headquarters in Belgium with all prepress work being completed using Agfa Graphics’ Apogee workflow software, and was printed using a Komori press equipped with H-UV, and Azura chemical-free plates that were imaged on an Avalon platesetter with Sublima screening.

The Power of Personalization
March 1, 2016 at 3:20 pm

In the latest edition of Who’s Mailing What! Confidential, we shine a spotlight on a successful personalized notecard campaign by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The various components of this direct mail piece were created by Richmond, Virginia-based Patton Kiehl and the mailing lists were compiled by the foundation’s list broker — Conrad Direct.