Printed on white PVC in a variety of thicknesses, 48HourPrint.com’s new plastic card line includes VIP/membership cards, hotel key cards, plastic business cards and popular gift cards in any denomination. All can be ordered online, including the upload of data files for encoding magnetic stripes and barcodes.
Responding to customer requests for popular “sticky notes,” online printing firm 48HourPrint.com announces that genuine custom-printed Post-it Notes is a new product available for ordering on its website anytime, 24/7, starting today.
48HourPrint.com is sponsoring HOW DesignLive, the largest annual gathering of graphic designers, creatives and freelancers in the country, being held this week in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center. More than 3,500 attendees are expected for the conference.
48HourPrint.com is sponsoring PBI’s Print + Media Boston Conference, a daylong educational event hosted by Print Buyers International (PBI) next week. The event is drawing marketers, creative directors and graphic designers from across the country, including a large “college crowd” from universities, according to Margie Dana, founder of PBI.
The Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR) recently announced the officers and members of its 2012 Executive Committee. Eric Frank, vice president of marketing, KBA North America, was elected as the organization's chairman. A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Frank has more than 25 years of printing industry experience and is active in a number of industry associations.
“48HourPrint was a first-time entrant in the International Gallery, and the judges didn't really know what to expect from a large online printing firm,” said Kevin Keane, president and CEO of the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen.
MGI Digital Graphic Technology announced that Jim Hamilton, group director of InfoTrends, will host “Versatility in Action”—a panel discussion (webinar) with MGI Meteor digital press customers—on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at 2 p.m. EST. “All three have a MGI Meteor digital press with very diverse applications and have each been successful in expanding their business opportunities.”
As part of a strategic relationship between the two organizations, Xplor International members in the United States and Canada will be eligible to receive discounts on 48HourPrint.com’s extensive list of products and services. 48HourPrint.com will also manage the publishing of Xploration magazine.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ November 2011 edition.
48HourPrint.com has named James Eglin Jr. as vice president of online engagement and Ali Westcott as senior director of marketing. Eglin has extensive sales experience and expertise in leveraging technology to drive growth in technology products and service companies. Westcott is a tech-savvy marketing and communications leader with 14 years of industry experience at a national printing firm.