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June 1, 2009

Printing Impressions National Commercial Printing Industry News for June 2009

Print UV Event Shows Upward Trend
April 1, 2009

Several presenters at the sold-out Print UV 2009 technology conference, held March 8-10 at the Wynn Encore resort, declared that UV and hybrid UV technology might well represent the future of the offset printing industry. Based on the impressive turnout for the event, it would seem that many printers agree and are eager to capitalize on the opportunity.

Another 81˝ Sheetfed Press for Garvey Group
March 20, 2009

NILES, IL—The Garvey Group is installing its second six-color, 81˝ KBA Rapida 205 sheetfed press at its facility here. This second Rapida 205, being installed nearly 24 months after the first, is specially configured with in-line UV capabilities manufactured by Air Motion Systems (AMS), which will provide both production and environmental bonuses. Its features include a fully automatic plate changer with lifting facility, automatic blanket and impression cylinder washing systems, an in-line anilox coating system, and IR, UV or hybrid drying options.

Conference Shows Bright Future for UV
March 20, 2009

LAS VEGAS—Several presenters at the sold-out Print UV 2009 technology conference, held March 8-10 at the Wynn Encore resort, declared that UV and hybrid UV technology might well represent the future of the offset printing industry. Now in its second year, the 2009 edition of Print UV drew more than 150 registrants, a 50 percent increase over last year’s attendance, with vendor personnel accounting for just 30 percent of the total. 

The Garvey Group Adds Second KBA Rapida 205
March 16, 2009

KBA North America, a global press manufacturer based in Williston, VT, and Dallas, announces that The Garvey Group, a network of advertising, marketing, print production, support, and fulfillment divisions located in the Midwest, is installing its second KBA Rapida 205 81-inch six-color sheetfed press at its Niles, IL facility.

Expanded PRINT UV Conference Returns to Las Vegas on March 8-10
February 9, 2009

Print UV 2009, the first and only conference dedicated exclusively to the burgeoning UV print market, has booked a return engagement March 8-10 at the all-new Encore Wynn Las Vegas. Following the enormous success of the inaugural Print UV conference in 2008, organizers of this year’s event are busy putting the final touches on a dynamic, cutting-edge educational and networking program designed to promote the growth of UV printing throughout the graphic arts industry.

Air Motion Systems Launches P3 Web UV System
December 10, 2008

Air Motion Systems, Inc. (AMS), a leading North American manufacturer of high-performance UV curing systems, IR/Thermal Air drying systems and related accessories for the printing industry, recently introduced its third-generation Peak 3 (P3) Web UV(TM) Curing System to the North American market at Graph Expo 2008, where it earned an overwhelmingly positive reaction from web print customers. The company is proud to report that early adopters have awarded the revolutionary in-line system high marks for the outstanding durability, high performance and total UV flexibility that are the hallmarks of AMS-engineered products.

November 1, 2008

Printing Impressions' Supplier News Commercial Printing News for 2008

September 1, 2008

Canterbury Closes Its Doors ROME, NY—Employee-owned Canterbury Press closed its doors in July, leaving 42 employees without jobs, according to the Utica Observer-Dispatch. The company produced sheetfed commercial work, as well as periodicals. $10M Investment for Royle SUN PRAIRIE, WI—Royle Printing is investing more than $10 million to bolster its operations, including a new 57˝ Goss Sunday 2000 gapless web press. Royle, which serves the publishing and catalog markets, also added a fourth selective binding and mailing system, and is in the process of constructing a 40,000-square-foot addition to its facility here. Quad Invests in Polish Firm SUSSEX, WI—Quad/Graphics and its Warsaw-based holding

April 1, 2008

Print UV Conference Deemed a Success LAS VEGAS—Nearly 100 printers and suppliers attended the inaugural Print UV 2008 Conference, held here at the Wynn Resort in early March. Produced and sponsored by Air Motion Systems, the event also served as the launching pad for the Print UV Association and a platform for the expanding Print UV online community ( Discussion topics included how to market and sell UV; innovative UV printing and coating techniques; and the benefits of going 100 percent VOC-free in the UV pressroom. A panel of experts from major press OEMs, as well as UV equipment, ink, coating and