Debabrata Mukherjee, former vice president and general manager of specialty papers for P.H. Glatfelter since 2008, has been tapped as the new president and CEO at Finch Paper. He succeeds Joseph F. Raccuia who has stepped down as president and CEO of the uncoated paper manufacturer.
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.
After a welcome from Dscoop officials (all sporting bad toupees with ponytails), a bluegrass band gave an appropriate Tennessee greeting by getting the crowd to sing along to Rocky Top, a state anthem. Then keynote speaker Mark King, CEO of TaylorMade gave an uplifting and humorous talk that detailed how he and his team developed a vision to become the best performance golf brand in the world, then followed through with it.
Finch Paper’s FIT Color Management & Workflow Services team recently worked with Ricoh’s digital output solutions team in Boulder, CO to help the company achieve consistent, G7 Color on its InfoPrint aqueous continuous form inkjet platforms.
Finch Paper has been awarded the 2012 Pulp & Paper International Promotional Campaign of the Year Award for its “Digital Field Guide” campaign. The company took a cutting-edge approach to reach its print-industry audience, utilizing both personalized URLs and print-on-demand technology, allowing recipients to customize the guide with their choice of three covers.
PODi, the Digital Printing Initiative, has announced the first sponsors for the 2013 AppForum, the industry’s leading international digital printing conference, to be held on Jan. 28-30, 2013, at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. Xerox and XMPie return as Gold Sponsors.
Finch Paper has launched its FIT (Fluid + Ink + Toner) Color Management and Workflow Services progra
Interquest’s Digital Printing in Government and Higher Education Forum, which was hosted by the Government Printing Office in Washington DC, drew nearly 120 attendees—20 percent more than the 2011 forum. “In these challenging and exciting times, our attendees value the opportunity to learn from one another and find answers to the right balance of communication media as well as the role digital printing adds to the mix,” said Gilles Biscos, president of Interquest.
FInch’s FIT (Fluid + Ink + Toner) Color Management and Workflow Services leverages the company’s technical knowledge surrounding color-managed workflows and ICC color profiles across printing platforms. Through on-site consultations, the technical experts at Finch look at the entire process, adjusting color settings and workflow to hit the color mark from run to run and machine to machine while lowering the total cost of print.
Davita Vance-Cooks, Deputy Public Printer and Acting Public Printer, will keynote Interquest’s seventh-annual Digital Printing in Government and Higher Education Forum. The seminar, which is free for government and higher education professionals, will take place in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Government Printing Office (GPO), North Capitol St. Northwest.