Japs-Olson Co.

Offset & Beyond Conference Stresses Leadership
May 21, 2010

BALTIMORE—Whether it was the industry executive outlook delivered by Japs-Olson President Michael Murphy; the motivational talk presented by Michael Abrashoff, a former U.S. Navy commander and author of "It's Your Ship"; or the acceptance speech given by James Andersen, IWCO Direct president/CEO and the 2010 Harry V. Quadracci VISION Award winner who recognized the contributions of his management team, one common message was our industry's need for strong leaders with the drive, cunning and conviction to steer their companies to profitability.

Web Offset: Still on a Roll?
May 1, 2010

How do we gauge the state of web offset printing in relation to where it is heading, when factoring in change variables such as digital printing and shorter run lengths?

Offset and Beyond Conference, Day 2
May 6, 2009

Following is a special report from Day 2 of the 2009 Offset and Beyond Conference. Printing Industries of America's Executive Team is reporting from Caesars Palace, where the Conference continues today. What do you do? If your answer is "I am just a printer", you are not likely to be in business much longer in these turbulent times. Tuesday's general session opened with Making the Transformation from Printer to Marketing Communications Provider.

Japs-Olson Installs Goss Pacesetter 2200 Saddlestitcher
March 23, 2009

Japs-Olson Co. has installed a new Goss Pacesetter 2200 saddlestitcher at its state-of-the-art production facility in Minneapolis. The Goss Pacesetter can stitch up to 22,000 booklets per hour and has inside/outside addressing capability.

Japs-Olson is Charter Member of PIM Great Printer Environmental Initiative
March 9, 2009

Japs Olson Co., which operates a 512,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art printing and mailing facility, is a charter member of the PIM (Printing Industry of Minnesota) Great Printer Environmental Initiative. The program demonstrates a commitment to go beyond what is required by government regulatory agencies in environmental, health and safety compliance.

Continuous Improvement Conference Keynote to be a Study of NASCAR Pit Crews
February 3, 2009

Robert M. Williamson, an internationally known educator, consultant, and author of books including Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Lean Equipment Management, has been named keynote speaker for the 2009 Printing Industries of America Continuous Improvement Conference taking place April 5-8 in Lexington, KY. 

The Print Council Announces Four New Members
January 27, 2009

The four newest members of The Print Council are industry veterans and dedicated professionals with a sincere passion for the business of print. Custom Data Imaging Corp., Alcom Printing Group, The P.A. Hutchinson Co. and Panaprint, Inc. understand the strength and power of print and the need to work together in educating the next generation.