Color Ink

Commercial Printer Color Ink in Sussex, Wis., Finds Success with Packaging Printing
May 9, 2016 at 8:30 am

Sussex, Wisconsin-based Color Ink began as a commercial printer more than three decades ago, but after seeing local companies turning to outside graphic design firms to develop their packaging, Color Ink decided it was time to enter the packaging market. The company has made a big splash, not only producing packaging, but producing the products to be packaged.

Fujifilm Hosts Successful Wide-Format Technology Summit at New Chicago Area Technology Center
December 5, 2014

Another successful Wide-Format Technology Summit was hosted by Fujifilm North America, Graphic Systems Division, this time at the company's all-new Chicago Technology Center in Hanover Park, IL. Nearly 50 people were in attendance to experience inkjet innovations and wide-format print applications, and also receive a tour of the new 23,000-square-foot facility.

Across the Nation
August 1, 2014

Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ August 2014 edition, featuring Printing Impressions' recent "Opportunities in Wide-Format Digital Printing" colloquium; and Ultradent Products, which specializes in the dental manufacturing markets.

Opportunities in Wide-Format Digital Printing Revealed at Educational Event (Includes Video); Free White Paper on How to Get Started Now Available
July 18, 2014

Printers looking to break away from the commodity trap should consider digital signage, banners, wide-format graphics and point-of-purchase/point-of-sale (POP/POS) output as a way to expand their sales and profit margins. That was the key takeaway from Printing Impressions’ “Opportunities in Wide-Format Digital Printing” regional colloquium held last month in Oak Brook, IL.

Art, Party Furniture at Color Ink (in Sussex, WI)
July 24, 2013

For 30 years, Jim Meissner has operated Color Ink in Sussex, WI, as a successful large commercial printing operation, while at the same time refining his skills as an artist.

Meissner's professional career and hobby were fused together last week when the Plan Commission heard a proposal that would provide retail space for Color Ink's latest and most unique product, as well as Meissner's art work.

"There is some of Jim's work on display at Color Ink,"said Ben La Forest, vice president of finance for Color Ink. "But, we thought we ought to give the community a better opportunity to enjoy it.

Color Ink Adds Large-Format Capacity with Uvistar Pro-8 from Fujifilm
October 31, 2012

Color Ink, a full-service, sheetfed offset and digital printer based in Sussex, WI, has expanded its large-format inkjet printing capacity and capabilities with the purchase of a Uvistar Pro-8 printer from Fujifilm. “We know our customers need quick turnaround and the new Uvistar Pro-8 gives us the ability to respond faster while meeting the demanding quality expectations of our customers.”

The 2007 Printing Impressions 400
December 1, 2007

The 2012 Printing Impressions 400 list of the largest printing companies in the United States and Canada as ranked by annual sales.

May 1, 2005

Jim Meissner, founder and CEO of Color Ink in Sussex, WI, has reduced his duties to pursue his passion for fine art/oil painting. An exhibit of his work begins this month at Landmarks Gallery, located here. His work includes dramatic views of vistas in the Southwest, landscapes of Wisconsin, and paintings of places he has visited in Italy and Hawaii. Lisa Arsenault has been appointed president of The McArdle Printing Co., Upper Marlboro, MD, a subsidiary company of BNA Inc. Arsenault steps into the job from her previous role as vice president of sales. Under her leadership, McArdle's sales grew more than 25 percent in