March 1, 2012

Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions’ March 2012 edition, including items on Indexx,, RR Donnelley, Cenveo, Lifetouch Church Directories & Portraits, Annan & Bird Lithographers, Concord Litho, NPG Printing, and Minuteman Press. Looking to Grow Via Acquisition
February 3, 2012

LIVINGSTON, MT—E-commerce printing specialist (PFL) has retained the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) to assist in its growth-by-acquisition program. Launches Acquisition Program Aided by NAPL
February 1, 2012 is seeking additional revenue growth through the acquisition of select companies with strong customer relationships among small business users of sheetfed or digital printing, as well as mailing and fulfillment. “PFL is breaking new ground in printing industry M&A by seeking to attract small company owners with an alternative to consolidating with their local competition.” Acquires Digital Printing Assets from Southwest Color
January 25, 2012

“Southwest Color has digital and variable-data printing capabilities that support both companies,” said Southwest Color owner Chad Smith. “We call on a different group of customers, so there’s not much overlap. We will be able to sell what PFL does, which is primarily short- to medium-run offset work.”’s New Customized Brochure Service Includes Content
November 21, 2011

Customers can choose from thousands of designs to create a customized company brochure preloaded with industry-specific images, copy and content at no charge. “To help our customers get high-quality, custom-designed brochures fast, we have partnered with the designers at Tweak to create a brand new offering that is simple and cost-effective.” Uses Customer Service Program to Benefit Wounded Soldiers
August 25, 2011 announced the success of its “Semper Fix” program to provide extreme customer service, which resulted in a donation of $3,700 to the Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation. PFL promised to donate $20 to charity every time an employee fixed something that caused friction or pain for customers. Introduces Eco-Friendly UV Coating Option
July 26, 2011

PFL’s UV coating is biodegradable and uses 15 percent less energy than standard UV processes. “We’ve added it to our product offerings because it is now an environmentally-friendly way for our customers to add a ‘wow’ factor to their commercial printing pieces.”