Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts

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

The Week That Was (5/14/2018)

In this edition of The Week that Was, the Xerox, Fuji deal may officially be over; a bipartisan group of Senators has introduced a bill, called the PRINT Act; we spoke with Cheryl Kahanec, Quantum Group's new CEO; and Editor-in-Chief Mark Michelson interviewed 30-year ad agency veteran, Tedd Aurelius, newly appointed VP of sales at IWCO Direct.

The Week That Was (4/30/2018)

This week, LSC Communications announced two major deals; Platinum Equity announced that it would acquire Pitney Bowes Global Production Mail Business; and we tested the scannable catalog from Quadratec.

The Week That Was (4/2/2018)

In this edition of The Week that Was, we cover new tariffs affecting the printing industry and multiple acquisitions.

Check Your Pulse and Take a Whiff of Toyota's Interactive Print Ad

Structural Graphics recently produced a unique print advertisement for the 2018 Toyota Camry … a print ad that hits most senses. It features a pop-up design, new car smell, a light-up dashboard and a pulse monitor with sound. Advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi, whose client is Toyota, worked with Structural Graphics.

What Did It Take to Print on Velvet Garments for Epson Digital Couture?

At the beginning of February, designers gathered in New York City for the Epson Digital Couture event, which showcased fashion printed using Epson technology. We spoke with Steven Moreno, co-founder of MY Prints LA, who worked with one of the designers to create a beautiful dress made of velvet.

Animated Characters Aim to Connect Consumers with Paper & Packaging

As part of the Paper & Packaging Board's campaign "Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds," two new animated characters have been revealed. The characters will be featured in print and television advertisements, as well as digital advertisements on various platforms.