Horizon-Book Finishing Solutions
October 6, 2010

Paul Jakobson from Horizon, introduced the end to end book finishing solutions that support the Kodak Prosper Platform.

Kodak IPEX Media Days Recap
May 19, 2010

Kodak leaders provide an overview of the innovation and technology that will be on display at IPEX 2010. Kodak will feature new key market solutions based upon differentiating technology that will add value to customers- and helping them to grow their businesses. Quality, productivity, and delivering a consultancy are discussed, in addition to customer interviews.

Green Printing and Plastic: No Longer Strange Bedfellows
November 1, 2008

AS A society, we rely on plastic for its strength, resilience, flexibility, elasticity, durability and protective properties, characteristics that have not escaped the notice of print buyers and specifiers everywhere. As a result, many printers increasingly view printing on plastics as a way to differentiate themselves, while turning out products of higher value demanded by their customers—value they hope can be reflected in premium prices and higher profit margins.

Standard Hunkeler Solutions On the Move at Graph Expo
October 20, 2008

ANDOVER, MA—October 20, 2008—Standard Finishing Systems will show a comprehensive portfolio of Standard Hunkeler unwinding, cutting, stacking and rewinding solutions in partnership with leading continuous-feed digital print suppliers – including InfoPrint Solutions Company, Kodak, Océ, Screen and Xerox – throughout the hall at Graph Expo. These various solutions are tailored to meet the application requirements of the commercial print, print on demand, book publishing, transactional printing, and direct mail industries.

Standard Horizon to Feature Intelligent Automation
October 14, 2008

ANDOVER, MA—October 14, 2008—Under the theme “Think Intelligent Automation,” Standard Finishing Systems will showcase a broad range of highly automated post press, paper handling and inserting solutions at Graph Expo, Oct. 26 – 29 in Chicago.

DIGITAL digest
June 1, 2008

Kodak Users Get the Real Deal LAS VEGAS—More than 300 members of the Graphic Users Association (GUA) of Kodak Solutions recently gathered at the Wynn Las Vegas for the North American group’s annual meeting. “This year’s conference was our biggest and best yet,” said current GUA President Tom Clifford, who is also a prepress technology specialist with RR Donnelley. Having “unfiltered access to executives and product specialists from Kodak” is a key benefit of attending the event, Clifford noted. “Most important, the team from Kodak. . .genuinely listens to our feedback and takes it into consideration when developing new products and features.” He also

National Environmental Health & Safety Conference Boasts Significant Increase in Attendance
April 4, 2008

PITTSBURGH—April 4, 2008—Industry interest in and programming on sustainability helped increase attendance at the 2008 National Environmental Health & Safety Conference by a remarkable 53%. About 225 people attended the March event at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel, a number the 13-year-old conference hasn’t experienced since 2002. The keynote presentation by Mark DiVito, “The State of Sustainability in Graphic Communications,” was based on a survey by Reed Business Information. This survey identified how different printing stakeholders are addressing green issues. The results included: Companies that felt the emphasis on sustainability in printing had increased in the past year: 75%. Companies with a

KODAK Cutting and Creasing Tables Help Packaging Customers Create Accurate Mockups and Comps More Quickly and Efficiently
September 9, 2007

CHICAGO—September 9—With the introduction of KODAK Cutting and Creasing Tables, prepress operations can achieve new levels of predictability of the final printed piece with packaging mockups and comps produced using a KODAK APPROVAL Digital Color Imaging System. KODAK Digital Cutting and Creasing Tables offer fast, accurate cutting and creasing of substrates used in the mockup, comping and prepress production stages of packaging design. Producing a scored, cut carton in as little as 60 seconds, the tables use tangential knives and two- or three-point creasing wheels, keeping the substrate in place with a vacuum hold-down feature. “By using APPROVAL System proofs and an automated

HBP Inc. — Bundling Communications Solutions
October 1, 2006

“SELLING STRICTLY commercial printing has become a commodity sale,” acknowledges John Snyder, president of HBP Inc. Looking over the low rolling hills of Hagerstown, MD, Snyder leans back in the chair and adds, “Value-added services need to be offered so our salespeople can provide more solutions for solving our customers’ marketing problems.” From the look in his eyes, it is apparent that this man means business, and his business is thriving. A positive customer relationship is critical for survival in today’s economy. Rising costs, technological advances and cost-conscious customers have made it necessary for many printing operations to diversify into non-traditional revenue arenas to