Punch Graphix Americas

Xeikon to Highlight the Xeikon 8000 Digital Color Press
September 8, 2009

At PRINT 09, Xeikon, a division of Punch Graphix, will be demonstrating the Xeikon 8000, the company's flagship digital color press at booth #2529, as well as featuring a dedicated label and packaging area.

InterTech Technology Winners Chosen
August 1, 2009

PITTSBURGH—Printing Industries of America has announced the recipients of the 2009 InterTech Technology Awards. The independent panel of judges deliberated over technology submissions ranging from process control tools to MIS applications. Recurring themes in 2009 InterTech nominations were process efficiency, integration and improved manufacturing performance through use of the innovative technologies.

PIA Announces the 2009 InterTech Technology Award Recipients
July 15, 2009

Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2009 InterTech Technology Awards. For over thirty years, recipients of this prestigious award have not only had a major impact on the graphic communications industry, but they also consistently prove to be successful in the commercial marketplace.

Consolidated Graphics Buys Three Xeikon 6000s for High-Speed Digital Printing
July 10, 2008

HOUSTON/ITASCA, IL—July 10, 2008—Consolidated Graphics Inc. (NYSE: CGX), one of the largest North American general commercial printing companies, has purchased three Xeikon 6000 1,200 dpi digital color presses. With annual revenues of $1.2 billion, Consolidated Graphics has 70 printing businesses in the United States and Canada, as well as a facility in Europe, and is a renowned leader in the use of digital printing technology. The unique combination of uncompromising quality (1,200 dpi at 4 bits/spot), size capabilities, speed, and productivity offered by the Xeikon 6000 made it the obvious choice. The company took its first Xeikon 6000 press into production in June of

February 1, 2008

Kevin Joyce—Eastman Kodak’s managing director of the Graphic Communications Group (GCG) for the United States and Canada (US&C)—has been named a company vice president and chief marketing officer of the GCG. David Wigfield, who was the managing director of GCG’s business in the United Kingdom, has been tapped to fill Joyce’s former position. Elinor Midlik, president of Prime UV Systems, received the 2007 Harold W. Gegenheimer Award for industry service by an individual. Midlik was honored because of her active involvement on the association’s Show Policy, Strategic Planning, and Programs and Meetings committees. The new vice president and general manager of xpedx Printing

Punch Graphix Appoints New CEO
October 18, 2007

YORK, UK/VIJFHUIZEN, THE NETHERLANDS—18 October 2007—The Board of Directors of Punch Graphix plc and the Supervisory Board of Punch Graphix nv announce that Ben Van Assche is to step down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 31 December 2007. He will be succeeded by Wim Deblauwe, current Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Punch International nv, the majority shareholder of Punch Graphix nv, and a Non-Executive Director of Punch Graphix plc. Ben Van Assche will be appointed as a member of the Punch Graphix nv Supervisory Board with effect from 1 January 2008. Following the unexpected death of Dick Tilanus in January 2006,

Xeikon to Showcase Real World Digital Color Printing Applications
August 27, 2007

ITASCA, IL—August 27, 2007—Xeikon (Graph Expo Booth #2257), a Punch Graphix brand, will print real world digital color printing applications on its flagship product - the Xeikon 6000 - at Graph Expo 2007. According to Carl Dunaway, National Sales Manager, Punch Graphix Americas, “One of the applications that we will produce at Graph Expo is direct mail postcards. Some of the highly successful Xeikon customers are currently producing this application on the Xeikon technology, resulting in significant bottom line growth for their businesses. The fulfillment of these variable sized direct mail postcards will be automated in one complete production line. Our production set-up will consist

DIGITAL digest
May 1, 2007

Viewing On Demand BOSTON—Changing locations continues to be part of the story from the On Demand Conference & Expo, which last month completed its 2007 run at the (nearly) new Boston Convention & Exposition Center (opened in 2004). The event first moved from its long-standing home in New York City to Philadelphia for a two-year stint and now on to Boston through 2008. Close to 200 exhibitors had booths in the On Demand portion of the show floor, which the event continues to share with the AIIM Expo. New, or at least now commercialized, color printing systems added up to the largest category