When packaging and mailing pieces are designed with a focus to “touch and feel,” a more favorable reaction is created.
This 2015 Gold Ink Awards entry, titled “TV Land Press Kit,” was entered into the Media Kits category by JohnsByrne of Niles, Illinois.
Packaging converter and direct mail provider JohnsByrne is implementing EFI’s Radius packaging ERP software. The new Radius platform will extend the benefits the company currently receives from having an integrated workflow, making JohnsByrne personnel more productive in communicating key operational needs.
Press384 is a 15-unit Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106 with specific features created just for JohnsByrne Co.
Jeff Rothstein has been hired as an account manager for the Northeast region at JohnsByrne Co. in Niles, IL. Rothstein will be responsible for direct support of New York and New Jersey-based customers in health and beauty, entertainment and other high-priority markets for the company.
Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on Colour Concepts, Saltus, JohnsByrne, Freeport and more.
NILES, IL—JohnsByrne Co., a national print and packaging solutions provider, has opened a West Coast office in Burbank, CA, to serve the southern California marketplace. The office includes sales, project management, structural design, prepress and color management.
New Plant Draws Large Crowd ALEXANDRIA, VA— DigiLink welcomed about 325 guests to an open house in celebration of its new, 39,000-square-foot facility. The new building allowed DigiLink to consolidate its printing and bindery operations under one roof. According to Michael Wight, president and CEO of DigiLink, the facility has enabled the printer to enjoy 15 percent growth since it moved there in early March. Wight says the company is in the process of selecting a new six-color press. RIS, Parsons, Mohawk, IKON, EFI, Pitman, Komori and KBA were among the vendors on hand. RPI, Tukwila, WA, announced three new appointments. Russell
American-Made Stacker/Bundler Gaining Popularity in North America YORK, PA—IMC America (sales agent for Penn Graphics) has announced three new installations in North America for the PGE300 semi-automatic stacker/bundler: Hi-Liter Graphics, in Burlington, WI; McCormick-Armstrong, Wichita, KS; and Cenveo MM&T in Toronto. The machine is an American-made stacker/bundler designed for production on today’s high-speed web presses. Back-to-Back Bobst Installations NILES, IL—Just three months after installing its first Bobst SPanthera 106-LER Autoplaten diecutter (with in-line blanking), Graphic Technologies added another. Reportedly the second largest trade finisher in the country, Graphic Technologies offers a full complement of capabilities, including folding, folding-gluing, laminating, kitting, in-house tool production
DIFFERENT ROADS can lead to success. Some are straight on, filled with excitement and opportunity. Some are long and winding, wrought with trials and tribulations. But in the race to printing prosperity, whether firms take the high or low road, or simply the one less traveled, it proves there are multiple avenues to sales growth. Here’s a sampling of fast-track firms appearing on this year’s Printing Impressions 400. Synergy Graphics, Plymouth, MN Most Recent Fiscal Year Sales: $66 Million Previous Fiscal Year Sales: $20 Million Change: 230 percent “Why are we successful?” ponders Mike O’Meara, Synergy Graphics president. “Lots of acquisitions! We were just