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Variable Data Printing: From A to Z
October 1, 2007

THIS SPECIAL editorial section was produced to tie in with the upcoming sixth annual PIA/GATF Variable Data and Personalization Conference, to be held November 3 to 6 in Phoenix. The event will feature two dozen sessions to help companies leverage variable data for success. Attendees will hear riveting case studies and participate in sessions selected directly by prospective attendees during online voting earlier this year. As one attendee said last year, “This is the type of conference that puts all the variables of variable printing into one comprehensive program. I learned more at this conference than I ever expected.” Sessions for decision makers include

‘Supersized’ GRAPH EXPO Packs in Crowds, Racks Up Sales in Chicago
September 24, 2007

RESTON, VA—09/24/07—With 654 exhibitors filling 460,296 square feet of booth space on the sold out show floor, this was the largest U.S. national graphic communications trade show since 2000 and the second biggest GRAPH EXPO ever. Its education program of nearly 70 sessions drew a record number of participants, notably the largest registration since 2000, with participants choosing to attend more sessions than in the past, including five sold out sessions. Continuing its commitment to provide verified attendee data, the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC®) reported 31,779 total participants (includes exhibitors and attendees) at the event, achieving a 3% increase in attendance over last

IKON Axes Business Document Unit
April 1, 2005

MALVERN, PA—In a move aimed at reducing costs, increasing productivity and improving operating income, IKON Office Solutions is exiting the business document services (BDS) game. The BDS was one of three IKON sectors to be impacted. IKON will trim the number of legal document services sites from 82 to 65, and has sold substantially all of its operations in Mexico. IKON will also eliminate approximately 1,500 company jobs throughout North America. The move to abandon BDS—a provider of off-site document management solutions for businesses, including outsourced digital printing and fulfillment services—resulted from the continued industry commoditization, according to IKON. In the end, the company felt

On Demand Shows Latest Digital Offerings
June 1, 2003

By Bob Neubauer and Mike Llewellyn NEW YORK—Approximately 27,200 attendees criss-crossed the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center recently to see the latest digital printing equipment at the 10th annual On Demand Digital Printing & Publishing Conference. The exhibit hall seemed much larger this year, due in part to On Demand's co-location with the AIIM Conference & Exposition. As a result, there were 438 exhibitors, compared with 150+ at last year's show. Two of the show's largest exhibitors, Xerox and Heidelberg, had adjoining booths, with the Xerox iGen3 sitting directly across the aisle from Heidelberg's NexPress 2100. Other large exhibit areas were hosted by Canon

May 1, 2003

Eschol Harrell has been promoted to the position of account manager at Walton Press, Atlanta, after previously serving as a prepress operator for the company. Harrell has 22 years of publishing production management experience. Lynn McCoy has joined the executive team at DS Graphics, Lowell, MA. She comes to the company with an extensive professional background, including the active president of e-Source International. In other company news, T.C. Kuan is the company's new chief information officer. He is the co-founder of eSource International. Terry McLaughlin has been named senior vice president of sales administration at Segerdahl Graphics, Wheeling, IL. Previously, McLaughlin was vice president of sales.

April 1, 2003

On Demand Show to Feature Allied Events NEW YORK CITY—Slated to run April 7-9 at the Jacob K. Javits Center, the 2003 edition of the On Demand Digital Printing and Publishing Conference & Exposition is being held in conjunction with two other events—the AIIM 2003 Conference & Exposition and TeleCon Collaborate 2003 Conference & Exposition. AIIM International is an association for the global enterprise content management (ECDM) industry and focuses on the technologies used to create, capture, customize, deliver and manage enterprise content to support business processes. TeleCon Collaborate showcases solutions that enhance productivity and performance within the enterprise, including videoconferencing, Web conferencing and

October 1, 2002

The Queen's Award for the overseas sales of book printing presses was presented to Timsons Ltd. at a ceremony at the company's UK headquarters recently. It was attended by all of the company's employees and almost 100 guests. After the reading of the citation, the Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire, Lady Juliet Townsend, presented a scroll to Timsons' Managing Director Peter Brown and a commemorative engraved rose bowl to Jane Brown, director and granddaughter of the company founder. Polly USA, previously the independent distributor with the exclusive right to market Polly sheetfed offset presses in the United States and Canada, has been acquired by the

Printing Impressions 400 -- 1-50
December 1, 2001

Editor's note: Company rankings for the current and previous years are based on figures reported in 2001. Therefore, companies that revised their 2000 revenues may have changed their '00 ranking as compared with the ranking that appeared in last year's Printing Impressions 400. Similarly, the percentage change in sales is calculated on the most recent information provided. 2001 Ranking:Previous Year's Ranking:Company:Total Sales (millions):Previous Year's (millions):Change (%):Principal Officer:Employees:Primary Specialties:Web Offset Units:Sheetfed Offset Units:Other:Ownership:Plants: 11Quebecor World, Montréal, Canada$6,500.00$5,000.00+30Charles G. Cavell44,000PUB 29%; ADV 20%; CAT 17%; DM 13%3,156985808Public160  2001 Ranking:Previous Year's Ranking:Company:Total Sales (millions):Previous Year's (millions):Change (%):Principal Officer:Employees:Primary Specialties:Web Offset Units:Sheetfed Offset Units:Other:Ownership:Plants: 21R.R. Donnelley & Sons,

PI 400 -- Publications - Ad or Subtract
December 1, 2001

BY MARK SMITH It has been the best of times and the worst of times for the publication industry, with all do apologies to Charles Dickens ("Tale of Two Cities"). Top 10 -- Publication Printers   Company SegmentSales(millions) TotalSales (millions) 1 Quebecor WorldMontreal $1,885 $6,500 2 R.R. Donnelley & SonsChicago $1,208 $5,254 3 Quad/GraphicsPewaukee, WI $684 $1,800 4 Cadmus CommunicationsRichmond, VA $416 $526 5 Brown PrintingWaseca, MN $304 $376 6 Perry Judd's Inc.Waterloo, WI $206 $343 7 Banta Corp.Menasha, WI $200 $1,538 8 Vertis Inc.Baltimore $199 $1,986 9 Publishers Printing/Publishers PressShepherdsville, KY $186 $186 10 IKON Office SolutionsMalvern, PA $135 $900 Sales figures

PI 400 -- Financial Printing - It's Been a Bear of a Year
December 1, 2001

BY CAROLINE MILLER When the ball dropped on Times Square at midnight on January 1, 2001, no one could have imagined how challenging this year was going to be for the printing industry. Top 10 -- Financial Printers   Company SegmentSales(millions) TotalSales (millions) 1 Bowne & Co.New York $847 $1,114 2 R.R. Donnelley & SonsChicago $525 $5,254 3 Merrill Corp.St. Paul, MN $260 $649 4 Cunningham GraphicsJersey City, NJ $120 $185 5 IKON Office SolutionsMalvern, PA $45 $900 6 Burrups PackardPhiladelphia $30 $60 7 Applied Printing TechnologiesMoonachie, NJ $25 $105 8 Henry Wurst Inc.N. Kansas City, MO $21 $107 9 Scott PrintingNew Providence,