The Unisource Chicago Paper Show—an exclusive, invitation-only event—attracts approximately 1,000 of the leading designers and commercial printers from around the Chicago area. It will be held on Nov. 5, 2012, at the historic Hilton Chicago Hotel, in downtown Chicago.
It didn’t seem like such an unusual request when a printer friend of mine asked, “Can you help me find a matching color? I checked with my paper merchants, but they couldn’t help.” This was a big client with a huge order, and I didn’t want to let my friend down. It was a make-or-break situation.
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a non-profit organization providing sustainability certification in the graphic communications industry, announced the Gold Patron support of Neenah Paper. Additionally, Elizabeth Corbett, director of sales, new business development for Neenah Paper, is joining SGP’s board of directors.
The trend of designing super-thick business cards and marketing materials is likely to be around for a while, so mastering the art of duplex laminating is definitely a good idea. With the right glue, opposite grain direction and proper testing, your duplexed projects will have the staying power your clients expect.
At PaperSpecsGallery.com, we believe that a great business card is your best sales tool. Case in point: Neenah Paper typically creates a unique business card for each major product launch. For the Classic line relaunch, the company literally glued strips of its 10 Perfect colors onto an Epic Black cover sheet. This card truly is a selling tool in its own right!
“The acquisition of Wausau brands strengthens the breadth of our existing fine paper business with added scale in the marketplace, prospects for growth in new channels such as retail, and the opportunity to provide our customers with better service,” said Julie Schertell, president, Neenah Fine Paper.
Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items Vertis, Quad/Graphics, Digital Pre-Press International, Pemcor Printing, RR Donnelley, PrintComm, Goss and Neenah Paper.
ALPHARETTA, GA—Neenah Paper has signed a definitive agreement to purchase certain premium brands, including Astrobrights and Royal, from Wausau Paper. The transaction has been approved by the boards of both companies and is subject to customary closing conditions.
Neenah Paper has signed a definitive agreement to purchase certain premium paper brands, including Astrobrights and Royal, from Wausau Paper. “The purchase of these profitable brands is consistent with our stated intent to participate in the consolidation of the premium paper category when it can create significant value for our shareholders with minimal investment,” said John O’Donnell, Neenah CEO.
LetterMpress lets designers of all skill levels experience and create beautiful letterpress designs and prints for invitations, greeting cards, posters and more. The app brings every step of the traditional letterpress printing process to the iPad screen, from selecting and assembling vintage wood type, and mixing colors, to selecting paper, and hand-cranking the virtual letterpress.