Sir Speedy Inc. announced it will sponsor Leslie Porterfield, “The fastest woman in the world on a motorcycle,” for a second year. Porterfield holds a Guinness World Record as the fastest woman in the world on two wheels, having reached 232.5 mph in 2008.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ August 2011 edition.
Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on InnerWorkings, BurdgeCooper, Fry Communications, Pointsmith, American Press, RR Donnelley, Solisco Printers, The Kennickell Group and a Sir Speedy.
PEMBROKE PINES, FL—The fire that struck a Sir Speedy printing franchise here Wednesday evening caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, The Palm Beach Post reported. No one was injured. The cause of the blaze is still being investigated, but Pembroke Pines Fire Department officials told the paper that it didn't appear to be suspicious.
Top performing printers achieved an 86 percent or above loyalty rating, average performers were in the 77-85 percent range, and poor performers under 77 percent. AlphaGraphics-Strongsville, OH, topped the ranking, with 96 percent of customers “Very Likely” to recommend it.
Technology leaders have recognized for some time that QR codes will play an important role in print marketing. As these printers attest, adding a QR code as a way for people to respond is becoming a mainstream marketing technique.
With hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal judgments hanging over its head, ICM Inc., a local (Richmond, VA) direct mail and advertising company, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy Thursday. That means it will be liquidated. The company, also known as In Control Mailing Inc., had assets of $128,000 but owed more than $1.81 million all over town, according to the bankruptcy filings.
ICM has been battling lawsuits for breach of contract and money owed filed by vendors including Xerox, Kenmore Envelope Co., Sir Speedy and Pitney Bowes, among others, the filings show.
Commercial printing industry news from Printing Impressions’ February 2011 edition.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ February 2011 edition.
CHAMBERSBURG, PA—NPC (News Printing), the pride of Claysburg, PA, can also stake its claim as king of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) hill for the second straight year after being named the top winner in the GPO Top 50 list of print suppliers.