At the inaugural 2013 Inkjet Summit last week in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, attendees were treated to non-stop activities: keynotes, panel discussions, case studies, user conversations and more, providing a near constant flow of information. The enthusiasm of attendees and sponsors alike was very high, with many compliments going to organizers for bringing the two groups together in such an intimate setting, which included scheduled one-on-one meetings and case history presentations by segment.
PALO ALTO, CA—HP has announced the worldwide commercial availability of the HP Indigo 10000 digital press, with 16 units already installed to date.
While the revenue increase was modest overall for Courier Corp., larger gains were achieved in religious sales and at Courier Digital Solutions, which produces customized, offset-equivalent four-color academic textbooks and other short-run books using HP digital inkjet technology. During the quarter Courier announced plans to open a second digital facility in Indiana.
PITTSBURGH—Printing Industries of America (PIA) announced the recipients of the 2012 Best Workplace in the Americas Awards. A total of 36 graphic arts companies, both PIA and non-PIA members, were selected by a committee of human resource experts from within the industry.
Printing Industries of America proudly announces the recipients of the 2012 Best Workplace in the Americas Awards. A total of 13 companies received the coveted “Best of the Best” designation, while 23 earned “Best Workplace” honors.
Courier’s revenues in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 totaled $77.1 million, up 5 percent from $73.7 million in last year’s fourth quarter. Its net income was $5.7 million, compared to $6.4 million in 2011. “It was a year of strong growth at Courier Digital Solutions, where sales increased 48 percent in response to escalating demand for college textbooks customized to individual course requirements and schedules,” said Courier Chairman and CEO James F. Conway III.
NORTH CHELMSFORD, MA—Courier Corp., which specializes in book manufacturing, content management and publishing, plans to provide complete end-to-end digital production capability at its flagship four-color plant in Kendallville, IN. The heart of the new production line will be a high-volume HP T410 color inkjet web press, Courier’s fourth HP digital press and its largest to date.
Courier Corp. plans to provide end-to-end digital production capability at its four-color plant in Kendallville, IN. The heart of the new production line will be a high-volume HP T410 color inkjet web press, Courier’s fourth and largest HP digital press.
Courier Corp.’s revenues for the third quarter of its 2012 fiscal year were $58.9 million, down 5 percent from last year’s third-quarter revenues of $61.9 million. Net income was $1.6 million, vs. a loss of $3.1 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2011.
Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ July 2012 edition, including items on Vistaprint, RR Donnelley, Tidewater Direct, QuadDirect, Cenveo and Hiedelberg.