CHAMBERSBURG, PA—Even in light of volatile marketplaces, private-sector companies that serve the printing needs of numerous federal government agencies and departments [procured through the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)] continue to enjoy a positive revenue stream, according to figures compiled for the latest “Top 50 GPO Suppliers” reports.
According to figures compiled for the latest “Top 50 GPO Suppliers” reports, the total volumes of work procured by the Government Printing Office in first three quarters of 2012 were nearly identical to figures for the corresponding periods of 2011.
The two North American region winners receiving international Printers of the Year Award recognition were Fry Communication (Mechanicsburg, PA) in the magazine-web category, and Continental Colorcraft (Monterey Park, CA) for its coffee table exhibition catalog in the books category.
CHAMBERSBURG, PA—U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) work to private sector printers increased modestly from the fourth quarter of 2011 through the first quarter of 2012, and industry officials express some hope that this begins to reverse a trend of declining work from the GPO.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ May 2012 edition, featuring Cavanaugh Press and IntegraColor.
Fry Communications announces that Godengo Inc., the largest provider of content management systems for magazine publishers and a member of the Fry Family Network, has acquired Texterity, a leading provider of digital magazines, mobile applications and a virtual newsstand.
CHAMBERSBURG, PA—It's a three-peat for NPC Inc. of Claysburg, PA, which once again heads the list of “GPO Top 50 Print Suppliers.” For the third straight year, NPC was king among the top 50 private sector print suppliers that did the most work for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Federal Fiscal Year 2011 covered October 2010 to September 2011.
For the third consecutive year, NPC Inc. of Claysburg, PA, heads the list of “GPO Top 50 Print Suppliers.” It was awarded $24.7 million of the $331 million in GPO printing work done in fiscal year 2011.
Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on InnerWorkings, BurdgeCooper, Fry Communications, Pointsmith, American Press, RR Donnelley, Solisco Printers, The Kennickell Group and a Sir Speedy.
Of the more than 1,371 print suppliers that obtained GPO jobs during the second quarter, RR Donnelly won the most work—$17,959,441. Rounding out the top five were NPC Inc. ($4,924,688), Gateway Press ($4,446,410), Monarch Litho ($3,114,990) and SourceLink ($2,488,361).