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Print UV 2008 Event Scores Home Run in Las Vegas
March 19, 2008

ARVADA, CO—March 17, 2008—Organizers of the Print UV 2008 Conference, held March 2-4 at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas, report an overwhelmingly enthusiastic reaction to the event, which wound up with many participants professing their eagerness to repeat the experience in 2009. Nearly 100 printers and key suppliers attended the inaugural edition of the peer-oriented industry conference, which focused exclusively on innovations, challenges, best practices and products in the fast-growing UV printing market. The conference also served as the launching pad for the Print UV Association and a platform for the expanding Print UV online community (

UV Conference Slated Next Month
February 22, 2008

LAS VEGAS—Print UV 2008, a peer-oriented industry conference aimed at growing UV print markets, will take place here March 2-4 at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort.

Air Motion Systems Sponsors Print UV 2008 Conference
February 21, 2008

ARVADA, CO—February 21, 2008—Air Motion Systems, the leading North American manufacturer of high-performance UV curing systems, IR/Hot Air drying systems and related accessories for the printing and finishing industries, is the founding sponsor of Print UV 2008, a new, peer-oriented industry conference focused exclusively on the growing UV printing market. Designed for printers who are serious about differentiating, growing and profiting with UV printed media, Print UV 2008 and the PrintUV online community are co-sponsored by a group of key industry participants dedicated to encouraging, promoting and sustaining the growth of UV printing in the global graphic communications industry. Founding co-sponsors include major press

February 1, 2008

Kevin Joyce—Eastman Kodak’s managing director of the Graphic Communications Group (GCG) for the United States and Canada (US&C)—has been named a company vice president and chief marketing officer of the GCG. David Wigfield, who was the managing director of GCG’s business in the United Kingdom, has been tapped to fill Joyce’s former position. Elinor Midlik, president of Prime UV Systems, received the 2007 Harold W. Gegenheimer Award for industry service by an individual. Midlik was honored because of her active involvement on the association’s Show Policy, Strategic Planning, and Programs and Meetings committees. The new vice president and general manager of xpedx Printing

Air Motion Systems Becomes Founding Sponsor of Print UV 2008 Conference
January 11, 2008

LAS VEGAS—January 10, 2008—AMS today announced its role as a founding sponsorship of Print UV 2008, the first printing industry event focused exclusively on the growing UV printing market. Designed as an intimate, peer-oriented event, “Print UV” is sponsored by a founding group of key industry participants dedicated to encourage, promote and sustain the growth of UV printing in the global graphic communications industry. “We are thrilled to be a founding sponsor in the formation of the Print UV 2008 Conference and the Print UV Association”, remarked Hans Ulland, Co-Founder and Vice President of Sales for Air Motion Systems. “UV is one of the

ACROSS the Nation
January 1, 2008

Celebrating the New, But Treasuring the Old LOUISVILLE, KY—With the installation of its newest press, an eight-color Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105, and the historical display of its oldest, a 100-year-old Heidelberg letterpress, V.G. Reed and Sons has spanned a century of printing technologies. As a print and fulfillment solutions provider, the 140-employee company serves a wide range of customers including Fortune 500 companies, financial services firms, manufacturers, healthcare HMOs and niche publishers. ARIZONA BULLHEAD CITY—Two Quad-Stack web printing units from Web Press Corp. have been purchased by Brehm Communications, one for its News West Publishing location here and the other

ACROSS the nation
September 1, 2007

Stitch in Time Saves Nine NORWELL, MA—Smith Print, a full-service commercial printer in the greater Boston area, recently installed a Vijuk 321-T saddlestitcher equipped with six pockets plus cover feeder. The new stitcher was sold and will be serviced locally by Pasquariello Graphics. Frank Stanley, bindery foreman, and Tom Plourde, lead bindery operator, were involved in the final decision-making process and worked closely with Vijuk technicians during the installation and operational training. Open House Showcases UV Special Effects Options SAN RAFAEL, CA—A first-of-its-kind UV Special Effects open house, sponsored by KBA North America, was recently held at Paragraphics Inc., a

December 1, 2003

Komori Hosts Screening Seminar ROLLING MEADOWS, IL—Komori America recently hosted an educational seminar on screening technologies at its demonstration facility here. The second in the press manufacturer's series of "Survivor" seminars saw printers from around the U.S. learning about screening applications. Representatives from Creo, Enovation Graphic Systems and Screen (USA) were also on hand to present their screening technologies, Staccato, Co-Res and Spekta, respectively MBO/Muller Martini Co-host Second Open House WESTAMPTON, NJ—Building on the success of its previous joint open house, MBO America and Muller Martini held a second, even larger event recently that also featured running equipment and product information from Creo, hhs

GRAPH EXPO & CONVERTING EXPO 2003--Sheetfed and Web Offset
November 1, 2003

Pressing Ahead By Mark Michelson Editor-in-Chief It's no secret that the stagnant U.S. economy has wrecked havoc on graphic arts industry suppliers the past three years. And, with many printers hesitant to make major capital equipment expenditures, sheetfed, and especially web, offset press manufacturers may have suffered the most of any industry segment. But—partly based on exhibitor reports from the recently completed GRAPH EXPO and CONVERTING EXPO exhibition—interest in upgrading pressrooms and in the computer-integrated manufacturing concept (CIM) seem to be building. New press sales levels are still a far cry from the go-go '90s, but press suppliers at the show generally reported