Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ October 2014 edition, featuring Phillips Graphic Finishing, Graphic Edge Printing & Packaging, The Label Shoppe, Nino Press, Robinson Printing, Merritt Graphics, Media Graphix
Catalogers and magazine publishers in 2013 faced many of the same challenges as the prior year of finding the right mix of media to deliver information and build their brands. In addition, economic uncertainty and pending postal increases were thrown into the pot to create a stew of questions.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ October 2013 edition, featuring Classic Graphics, Bartash, Design Distributors, Canfield & Tack
By installing Fujifilm’s ColorPath Sync Align and ColorPath Sync DLP color management solutions, Publishers Press in Shepherdsville, KY, was able to successfully achieve G7 Master Qualification.
Approximately 40 visitors turned out for “Media Day 2012” at Screen’s corporate headquarters. The vendor invited the leadership of several printing companies from different markets and regions to share success stories about Screen Truepress inkjet printing systems and PlateRite computer-to-plate units.
A highlight of Screen’s “Take a Closer Look” event was a series of brief testimonial presentations by current users of its equipment. Executives from several printing companies discussed their experiences with Screen Truepress inkjet printing systems and PlateRite computer-to-plate (CTP) units.
Binding and finishing news briefs from Printing Impressions’ May 2012 edition, featuring Print Harmony.
Publishers Press will install a new 22,000-books-per-hour saddlestitcher, its 15th Goss finishing system, in its Lebanon Junction, KY, plant this summer. “Netting close to the full rated speed, when the job permits, while achieving advanced product personalization, is what distinguishes Pacesetter systems, and our crews have been able to do that consistently with our existing 2200,” explains Joe Sweeney, bindery manager.
There was some good news for magazine publishers this year, as advertising sales levels began to rebound. Looking at the catalog segment, there is no evidence of the printed catalog disappearing any time soon. A key focus for publishers and catalogers is how to continue to leverage their multi-channel marketing strategies.
QUINCY, FL—Faced with updating its presses and making other substantial equipment investments, The Printing House has decided to close, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. The move left 40 employees out of work, according to the newspaper.