I always look forward to this special issue that pays tribute to the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame inductees and the Gold Ink Award winners. It acknowledges both individual career achievement, as well as the total group effort that’s typically required for a printing company to produce an award-winning piece.
When change demanded that Metzgers make the jump from 29"-format sheetfed presses to a 40" format in 2006, the company committed completely with ancillary additions made to prepress, workflow, binding, shipping and receiving departments. It was a defining moment in the company’s history and acknowledged a future that would include much growth and, 10 years later, a place for Tom Metzger, 59, among the 2016 Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame class.
Printing Impressions magazine and co-sponsor Rochester Institute of Technology jointly announce the 32nd induction class for the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame. They are Tom Metzger of Metzgers in Toledo, Ohio; Laura Lawton-Forsyth of Lawton Printing in Spokane, Wash.; Andy Lyke of Ripon Printers in Ripon, Wis.; and Zarik Megerdichian of 4over in Glendale, Calif.
RMGT made a stop at Metzger’s Printing + Mailing in Toledo, Ohio, as part of its pre-drupa tour in May.
RMGT’s pre-drupa tour made Metzger’s Printing one of the final, and most important, stops on its nine-country, 13-city jaunt.
As the authorized distributor for RMGT (RYOBI MHI Graphic Technology) sheetfed offset presses in North America, Graphic Systems North America (GSNA) will showcase the latest innovations from RMGT at a Pre-drupa Customer Event at Metzgers Printing + Mailing in Toledo, Ohio, on May 10, 2016.
Metzgers’s new 10-Color, RMGT 9210P 5/5 Long Perfector features the entire suite of RMGT Smart Insta.Color process automation.
Adding to its all-RYOBI pressroom, Metzgers Printing + Mailing invested in a RYOBI MHI 9210P 5/5 long perfector with in-line coater.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ January 2015 edition.
The Joe Metzger Award for Innovation was established by the University of Toledo in Ohio to honor a man who had innovation in his blood: Joe Metzger, former co-owner of Metzgers Printing & Mailing. Metzger lost his battle with cancer in May 2014, but his innovative legacy lives on.