Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts is the Senior Production Editor of the Printing & Packaging Group.

The Week That Was (1/11/2021)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Printing Impressions' 37th annual list of the largest printing companies in the U.S. and Canada is out now; current trends and expectations in the book printing segment is examined; the latest issue of the Target Report is out now; and Bill McPherson of AlphaGraphics talks about business during the pandemic.

The Week That Was (1/4/2021)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Quad will permanently cease operations at three of its production facilities; printing industry leader Stanley J. Kukla Jr. has passed away; Watkins Printing and CJK Group installed eight-color sheetfed presses; and Lisbeth Lyons provides updates on the recently signed COVID-19 stimulus/relief bill.

The Week That Was (12/14/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Andy Paparozzi highlights trends in the commercial printing industry and 2021 expectations; Esko announces plans to sell its Kongsberg business; PostcardMania's Joy Gendusa talks about how her company has navigated the pandemic; and the ninth annual Inkjet Summit was announced.

The Week That Was (12/7/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, private equity firm Atlas Holdings completed its acquisition of LSC Communications; RRD released a COVID-19 vaccination distribution toolkit; Arandell Holdings finalized an agreement to sell its assets; and learn why DS Graphics/Universal Wilde invested in a Canon ProStream 1800.

The Week That Was (11/30/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, drupa 2021 was cancelled and moved to a virtual event; industry veteran Kevin McVea passed away; Continental Web Press has perfected at-home proofing; and PRINTING United Executive VP Michael Makin is departing the organization.

The Week That Was (11/16/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Kansas City Star newspaper outsources its printing, 124 to lose jobs; Xerox announced new technology during its worldwide virtual event on Wednesday; and the most recent edition of the COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research report is out now.

The Week That Was (11/9/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Shutterfly invested in more than 60 HP Indigo digital presses; the latest Target Report was just released; Books International invested in two Canon varioPRINT iX series inkjet presses; and the PRINTING United Digital Experience might be over, but it's still available on-demand!

The Week That Was (11/2/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Quad has divested the last of its book manufacturing platform and announced Q3 and YTD 2020 financial results; we highlight more printing innovators; and the PRINTING United Digital Experience continues with a panel on sheetfed offset press automation.

The Week That Was (10/26/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, we've got coverage from the first week of the PRINTING United Digital Experience; RR Donnelley released its Q3 2020 financial results; and this year's Best-in-Class innovators prove that the printing industry has been able to adapt during a challenging year.

The Week That Was (10/19/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Allan Creel bought the Las Vegas Creel Printing offset plant back from LSC; Peter Schaefer dissects the recent acquisitions of LSC Communications and Arandell; and Duggal Visual Solutions installed a seven-color, 41˝ Landa S10 High Definition-Ready Nanographic Printing Press.

The Week That Was (10/12/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, a printing plant that produces two major daily newspapers will close; Allied Printing Services announced investments in key technology; Ricoh's Heather Poulin was on the cover of the Cannata Report; and how the U.S. economic recovery could take longer than expected.

The Week That Was (10/5/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Arandell reached a potential asset purchase agreement with a private equity firm; PRINTING United Digital Experience registration is now live; and Domino announced the launch of the N730i digital UV inkjet label press.

The Week That Was (9/28/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, Amazon is investing $400 million in digital printing technology; GSP is expanding and adding 70 new jobs; and Zumbiel Packaging has ordered a new Rapida 145.

The Week That Was (9/21/2020)

In this episode of The Week that Was, News Corp announced plans to close its facility in the Bronx; Landa Digital Printing gave updates on its technology in a virtual Q&A event; and what you need to know about antimicrobial coatings.

The Week That Was (9/14/2020)

On this episode of The Week that Was, LSC Communications has entered into a stock and asset purchase agreement; Worzalla is hiring for 35 open manufacturing positions; and RRD signed a definitive agreement to sell its DLS Worldwide Logistics business.