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Print & Media Conference Midwest to Touch Down in Chicago this May
February 4, 2011

Print Buyers International will host its first-ever Print & Media Conference Midwest at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare on Thursday, May 19, 2011. This groundbreaking, one-day event will feature everything you love about PBI’s Annual Print & Media Conference in Massachusetts.

ACROSS the nation
August 1, 2007

Globe Litho Installs Press, Commits To ‘Green’ Success RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ—Globe Lithographing recently installed a new six-color Speedmaster CD 102 with in-line coater, which joins two existing six-color Speedmaster SM 102 presses with aqueous coating and a six-color Speedmaster SM 102 perfector. The company, which was awarded Chain-of-Custody certification by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) last fall, is also making news for recently signing a contract with Community Energy of Wayne, PA, to purchase 100 percent of its electricity from wind-powered energy. Original Impressions Impresses Fast Food Royalty at Burger King MIAMI—Burger King Corp. (BKC), and its purchasing cooperative/supply

Original Impressions Dissolves Partnership with Nationwide Graphics
March 21, 2007

Now Wholly-Owned and Operated By Founder & CEO Roland B. Garcia, Sr., and President Roland B. Garcia, Jr. MIAMI—March 21, 2007—Original Impressions, LLC, a full service marketing communications company, today announced that it has dissolved its partnership with Texas-based Nationwide Graphics, effective immediately. Original Impressions is now wholly-owned and operated by Founder & CEO Roland B. Garcia, Sr., and President Roland B. Garcia, Jr. “Since its founding in 1982, our leadership team has been fully invested in the day-to-day operations and the overall success of Original Impressions,” said Garcia, Sr. “Our continued leadership will allow us to remain consistent with our growth strategy, further

ACROSS the nation
February 1, 2007

CALIFORNIA BELMONT—Moquin Press reports increasing its pressroom capacity by 30 percent with the addition of its second Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105 sheetfed press. The trade printer does $14 million in annual sales. CITY OF INDUSTRY—A new six-color MAN Roland 700 perfector with in-line coater, UV capabilities and extended delivery is now in operation at Marrs Printing and Packaging. GLENDALE—Macson Printing & Lithography, a family owned commercial printer serving the Los Angeles metropolitan area, installed a four-color Mitsubishi Diamond 3000R convertible sheetfed perfector equipped with an aqueous tower coater. LOS ANGELES—A West Coast shop is rewriting the book on being environmentally greener while improving its pressroom profitability. Schawk Los

ACROSS the nation
November 1, 2003

alabama TUSCALOOSA—Printing Services at the University of Alabama has purchased a Presto saddle stitching system from Muller Martini to expand its full-service finishing capabilities. florida HIALEAH—Franklin/Trade Graphics recently held an open house to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the merger of Franklin Graphics, Trade Litho and Little River Press. About 200 guests got a look at the company's two new six-color, 40˝ sheetfed presses—a Mitsubishi 3F-13 and Mitsubishi Diamond 3000LS. Among the special guests at the open house were Stanley C. Panther, mascot of the Florida Panthers hockey team, and Billy the Marlin, mascot of the Florida Marlins baseball team. MIAMI—Solo Printing has

Cutting Remarks
March 1, 1999

Top finishing pros reveal their secrets on selecting the right paper cutting tool for the right job. The cutter is often the last machine to touch the printed product before it goes to the customer, so it needs to cut cleanly, be easy to use and keep the work flowing. Though recent advancements in automation and computer control have made working on the machine easier, they've made choosing a cutter more difficult. That complexity can be simplified, however, by deciding on three basic factors right from the start: the size, the type of blade, and how many optional features and types of paper handling