The Printing Association of Florida (PAF) proudly announces the recipients of the 2010 Graphic Arts Leaders of the Americas (GALA) Award recipients.
A concise guide to some of the major graphic arts industry organizations, including addresses, telephone numbers, Website URLs and key contacts.
During the month of June, NAPL is hosting a webinar series focused on sales and marketing topics called the PrintPlus series. The final webinar of the June series is entitled “Creating a Persona for Your Print Business on the Internet” and will take place on June 30, 2009 at noon ET. This webinar is being sponsored through the generous support of Canon.
Leaders in the quick and small commercial print industry will gather October 29-31 in Austin, TX, for the NAQP Owners Conference. Conference co-chairs Maco Amoyo, Bullet Graphics, Dallas, Jim Ferguson, J&J Printing, Lenexa, KS and Reece Keener, Print ‘N Copy Center, Inc. Elko, NV, along with NAQP staff, have created a dynamic program designed for printing companies determined to become and remain market leaders.
PARAMUS, NJ—While there are signs the recession may have bottomed out, it seems that the printing industry is still experiencing a sales dropoff of historic proportions. According to the NAPL Printing Business Conditions report, the industry experienced the steepest slide for any three-month period in the 20-plus years it has tracked the industry.
For show goers seeking the latest in wide format applications who have seen plenty of the typical car wrap demos, a new hands-on, do it yourself demonstration area will be unveiled at PRINT 09, when the year's largest and most comprehensive global graphic communications exhibition and conference takes place September 11th, 2009, in Chicago's McCormick Place.
Although the latest NAPL Printing Business Conditions release reports seeing signs the recession may finally be reaching its lowest point, it also reveals that the commercial printing industry is continuing to experience a deep slide in sales—the steepest, in fact, for any three months in the more than 20 years NAPL has tracked the industry—and offers little hope for a meaningful industry rebound in 2009, predicting a decline in industry sales of a record 8%-12% this year.
Which exhibits, technologies and products will be “musts” for visitors to see at this September’s PRINT 09 in Chicago? And how can exhibitors make themselves stand out among the more than 600 company displays filling more than 600,000 net square feet of exhibit space?
Economic conditions may have bumped environmental concerns from the top of the printing industry’s investment objectives, but more than 80% of printers surveyed by NAPL’s Printing Economic Research Center (PERC) are either pursuing or soon intend to pursue environmental sustainability measures, according to a recently published NAPL White Paper, Environmental Sustainability: Structural Change or Just a Fad?
KBA North America, a global press manufacturer forming a new headquarters in Dallas, Texas, will be displaying a KBA Rapida 106 41-inch and Genius 52 UV 20-inch sheetfed press at its booth at PRINT 09 from September 11 to 17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The KBA Rapida 106 will ensure that attendees stay focused on KBA’s ingenuity, award-winning press line, and unique technology, and that the highly-automated Rapida 106 will continue its mandate as the makeready champion, which it established at Drupa 2008.