Imagine checking your mail to find a clear envelope holding a magician’s hat with rabbit ears sticking out of it!
We're celebrating a milestone of 350 episodes the only way we know how — with an amazing fold, of course! This week's super-cool spotlight shines on an incredibly creative snake fold variation that takes the shape of a triangle to start, and turns into a hexagon when opened.
The Systemservice technical portfolio from Heidelberg has been enhanced with a customizable menu of modular products and services.
Printing Impressions and RIT Printing’s Hall of Fame honors Niels Winther, chairman and managing partner of Think Patented.
After completing a 12-month Performance Plus program through Heidelberg, Think Patented was able to increase its average performance by 20 percent and reduce makeready waste by 50 percent. The program saved the business more than 620 production hours, resulting in a total savings of $237,720. "It was crucial to identify training gaps, [and to] resolve applications and process issues. We have better printers and quality processes as a result," said Niels Winther, chairman and managing partner. "We are happy with the outcome of our [Performance Plus] efforts."
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions' February 2015 edition, featuring Naples Print Source, Imagine! Print Solutions, arvato North America, Premier Graphics, Up2speed Printing, RR Donnelley, DFS, Eastern Advertising Novelty and Proforma Marcom Solutions, Sheridan Books, Modern Litho-St. Louis, Blackburn Manufacturing, Quad/Graphics, Velocity Print Solutions, Think Patented, Ennis Inc. and Kay Toledo Tag/Special Service Partners, The Sheridan Press, Printscape Imaging & Graphics, Graphic Creations, Marketing FX and A. H. Belo.
Miamisburg, OH-based Think Patented has been awarded 34 2015 Print Excellence Awards from the Printing Industries of Ohio • N. Kentucky. The association holds its Print Excellence Awards Competition to recognize Ohio and northern Kentucky printers who have demonstrated excellence in 34 categories.
Less than a dozen printers have been certified by Pantone for having achieved high standards for superior color output, and Think Patented is one of the recent additions to this list. The rare Pantone certification adds to Think Patented’s long list of industry awards, including its certification as both a G7 Master printer and G7 Process Control Master.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ January 2015 edition, including Printing Industries of America, Carter Printing & Graphics, Cal Poly's Graphic Communication Institute, Bookmasters and Velocity Print Solutions.