For those in the magazine and catalog printing and publishing segments, the past year has been nothing short of dynamic.
The Top 20 Magazine Printers ranking has returned for the third year since its revival in 2014. The ranking, which lists leading printers in the U.S. and Canada based on revenue earned in the magazine sector, is intended to serve magazine publishers as they assess their printing needs and the landscape of potential printing partners.
A four-unit, 64-page Lithoman offset printing press has been sold to Freeport Press. The press has a web width of 75 inches and two folders. It will be the platform for Freeport Press' new publications plant located in New Philadelphia, Ohio. "This Lithoman will be the most automated and most efficient high-performance 64-page press in North America when the installation is completed," stated Roland Ortbach, vice president of sales at manroland web systems. "This press will be a game-changer for the North American offset magazine and catalog printing industry."
Due to popular demand, Publishing Executive revived its ranking of the Top 20 Magazine Printers.
Companies investing in paper recycling systems need to maintain vendor relationships.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news, including the Inkjet Summit that was held this week, along with other major announcements from Creel Printing and Goss, Polaris Direct and Xerox, SG360°, Freeport Press, Marketing Alliance Group, 4over and NAPCO Media.
Freeport Press announced a significant change in its expansion plans and will purchase a facility in New Philadelphia, OH.
The Goss Pacesetter Club admits new members each year as specific targets are met and productivity records continue to be broken.
If streamlining your workflow and reducing waste are important to you, be sure to tune in to a special Webinar on Tuesday August 12, at 2 p.m. ET, that is devoted to helping printers remove the constraints that are impacting their throughput and profits. Entitled "Moving Beyond Lean to Global Optimization," the Webinar will walk you through the Theory of Global Optimization (TGO), a method of managing print manufacturing and business processes that maximizes profits.
By acquiring Printcafe 10 years ago, EFI has been able to focus on the growth areas of the industry while helping customers transform their own businesses. Long-time customer David Pilcher Sr., owner and president of Freeport Press in Freeport, OH, said that his company has maintained a great relationship with EFI since becoming a customer through the Printcafe acquisition in 2003.