The Meteor DP60 Pro has opened up a host of new marketing and print opportunities for The Herald, with projects ranging from variable-data direct mail campaigns and short runs of retail packaging to 13 x47-inch static cling window signage.
Graphics of the Americas 2011 exhibitors are showcasing cutting-edge solutions at this year’s Super-Event with co-located FESPA Americas, ISS Orlando and crē8 conference. The 36th annual show is being held in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center from Feb. 24-26, 2011.
Commercial printing industry news from Printing Impressions’ February 2011 edition.
With 20 employees working in a variety of roles, including several student positions, GRCC’s Print Solutions team is responsible for design and production of the wide range of materials needed for educational support, such as marketing collateral and direct mail projects.
Digital printing news, including coverage of MGI’s JETcard at the Cartes 2010 card show and the Media Evolved Conference, organized by Advertising Age, including Eastman Kodak’s participation.
Arts for a Better World—the United States’ premiere art show—is a bold endeavor to unite a large-scale commercial exhibition with the non-profit community. More than 40 internationally renowned artists have been selected to participate. As a sponsor, MGI is providing printed materials for on-site use, including VIP & Press badges, press kit folders and printed artwork replicas, among materials.
“We’re also looking forward to expanding into new markets with the Meteor DP60 Pro, such as fishing maps printed on synthetics, offset overprinting and custom photo products such as photo books, as well as other synthetic applications such as door hangers, RFID, membership cards and signage,” said Owner/President Rod Stoffel.
Ennis expects the capabilities of the Meteor DP60 Pro multi-substrate digital press to unlock more print opportunities previously hampered by the production requirements. “Our new equipment will allow our distributors to address their customer needs for gift and loyalty cards. The plastic card market continues to grow even during challenging economic conditions," noted Terry Pennington, vice president of sales at Ennis.
Drupa 2008 has claim to the label, but calling this the Inkjet Graph Expo was even more apt because the technology accounted for much of the printing equipment running on the show floor. That's, of course, factoring in the large number of wide- and superwide/grand-format inkjet printers on display.
“Obviously, outstanding print quality is always the first priority. But the ability to print four-color envelopes and so many substrates at smaller quantities opens up new markets," said Co-owner Randy Heitkamp. "Add the variable data, sheet-to-sheet registration and laser-safe prints, and the decision wasn’t hard.”