Superior's Rawson Named 2011 Exec of Year by PIASC
March 25, 2011

LOS ANGELES—Doug Rawson, founder and CEO of large-format packaging printer Superior Lithographics, has been named 2011 Executive of the Year by the Printing Industries Association of Southern California (PIASC). The award recognizes Rawson's contributions to the industry as a longtime member of the PIASC board, as well as his innovation in developing the Los Angeles-based company.

manroland Introduces Lightweight Paper Performance Package
February 17, 2011

The Lightweight Paper Performance Package for the Roland 700 series is the result of extensive research and field tests and includes numerous technical advancements focusing on the press feeder, infeed, delivery and antistatic equipment. The performance package can increase production output by 25 percent or more.

manroland Reassigns Execs in Merger of Newspaper Business Units
January 24, 2011

As previously announced, the Small Newspaper Presses business unit (Plauen, Germany) will  be merged with the Large Newspaper Presses business unit (Augsburg, Germany) to form a Newspaper Printing Systems business unit under a single management structure.

manroland Reaches Terms with Works Council
December 17, 2010

OFFENBACH, GERMANY—manroland AG and the works council at the press manufacturer have agreed on a "reconciliation of interests and a social plan" that will see a reduction of about 500 jobs combined at manroland plants in Augsburg, Offenbach and Plauen, Germany, by the end of 2012. As part of the agreement, another 300 employees will be transferred to its new business unit, manroland Industrial Services, which is slated to kick off Jan. 1.

manroland Sees Growth in Contract Manufacturing Services
December 16, 2010

Services for external production have posted an approximately 10 percent increase in orders in 2010 compared to the previous year. Companies from the mechanical engineering, engine, vehicle manufacturing and energy technology industries rely on manroland’s manufacturing expertise at its locations in Augsburg, Offenbach and Plauen, Germany.

manroland and Works Council Agree on Plan to Streamline Operations
December 15, 2010

The “reconciliation of interests” plan includes cutting around 500 jobs at manroland’s Germany facilities in Augsburg, Offenbach and Plauen by the end of 2012 and transferring a further 300 employees to the new manroland Industrial Services business unit, which will be founded on Jan. 1, 2011

PhotoCraft Adds manroland Roland 700 Sheetfed Press
December 14, 2010

PhotoCraft, located in Portland, OR, is one of the leading producers of high-quality in-store signage, pop-up displays, gift card carriers and commercial graphic images for major retail manufacturers. Major athletic shoe manufacturers and retail clothing store chains depend on PhotoCraft for its quality of print and efficiency in long-run printing jobs.

manroland, Océ Forge Inkjet Agreement
December 3, 2010

AUGSBURG, GERMANY—Offset printing specialist manroland AG and Océ Printing Systems, a manufacturer of digital high-performance continuous feed printing systems, have forged a partnership of sorts regarding inkjet-based digital printing solutions for the graphic arts industry.