Key trends in the digital printing market and how printers are using digital printing technology to enhance their clients' communications, were some of the topics covered in the "SHIFT to Growth: Discover New Digital Printing Market Opportunities & Applications" Webinar recently presented by Printing Impressions and In-plant Graphics, and sponsored by Kodak.
In a new partnership between Kodak and manroland web systems GmbH, manroland web systems will become the first worldwide reseller and OEM partner focused on the newspaper industry utilizing Kodak Stream Inkjet Technology. The Kodak Prosper S20 and S30 Imprinting Systems will be integrated into webpress lines.
Eastman Kodak is backing the new CEO Jeff Clarke, who succeeds Antonio Perez, in the form of $90 million tabbed for research and development and another $50 million in capital expenditures for 2014. During a call with industry media last week, Clarke said he believes that "with the combination of our portfolio and breakthrough products, global reach, powerful brand and strong customer base, we are positioned to deliver future growth."
NEW YORK—The Advisory Board of the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) Graphic Communications Management and Technology (GCMT) graduate program has selected Charles Townsend, CEO of Condé Nast, as the recipient of the 2014 Prism Award. Presented annually, the Prism Award recognizes distinguished leadership in the graphic communications media industry.
As part of Kodak’s Gold Reseller Network, Tripp Co. of Braintree, MA, is increasing its offerings to include the full line of Kodak Solutions for workflow, prepress, and packaging applications.
Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ April 2014 edition, including Globus Printing & Packaging, Cummings Printing, RR Donnelley, RPM Solutions, Eastman Kodak
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ April 2014 edition, featuring Ryan Printing, Copresco, The Harman Press and Fox Printing, BR Printers, Allied Printing Services, Panaprint
ROCHESTER, NY—Kodak will pursue the sale of Eastman Business Park (EBP). The company believes this 1,200-acre site can best continue its transformation into a multi-use, multi-tenant industrial facility under the ownership of a firm focused on its redevelopment. At the same time, EBP's sale will help Kodak to maintain its focus on its commercial imaging businesses.
Kodak will pursue the sale of Eastman Business Park (EBP), one of the nation's largest and most diverse industrial and technology parks. As the process moves forward, Kodak will continue to fully support the growing tenant and owner base, now numbering more than 50, including several Fortune 500 companies, and in continuing initiatives with government and economic development officials to attract new tenants.
Releasing the financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013, Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke stated, "I am excited about the strong increases we are seeing in revenues from our emerging technology businesses that will create the foundation for Kodak's future growth."