For $6.99, Jostens Yearbook Protection Plan provides customers the opportunity to order a replacement yearbook for a reduced reprinting fee plus applicable tax and shipping and handling. The plan is good for the lifetime of the student for whom the original yearbook was purchased.
Staffs use the page ladder feature in Yearbook Avenue to plan their annual, the image library and image tagging features to collect and catalog images, and other tools available in Yearbook Avenue to track yearbook coverage of students and groups.
BROADVIEW, IL—Lehigh Direct, a direct marketing services provider specializing in imaged, in-line personalized customer communications, is the first U.S. company to leverage the CMYK capability of the Kodak Prosper S10 Imprinting System. The system is designed to enable part-page and full-page variable color printing in-line at full speeds with a web offset press or web finishing line.
Visant had net sales of $499.1 million, up slightly from $498.8 million, and net income of $92.2 million, an increase of 9%, in the second fiscal quarter 2010 compared to the comparable period in 2009.
The inkjet system is designed to enable partial- and full-page variable color printing inline at full speeds with a web offset press or web finishing line.
Printing Impressions' Upfront commercial printing industry news for August 2008.
IF THIS magazine chose to hand out an award for the biggest newsmaker of the year, the 2008 honor would go to Quebecor World (QW), hands down. One might contend that the attention, while merited, is not the type of exposure a company would want: Financing issues, trying to sell an unprofitable venture and muddling through with bankruptcy in two countries. But Quebecor World is a printer for our economic times, the No. 2 in North America at a time when market leaders (Circuit City, AIG, Lehman Bros.) have come crashing down.
Shareholders OK Vertis Plan BALTIMORE—Vertis shareholders approved the company’s prepackaged plan of organization. Once the plan becomes effective, Vertis can proceed with its merger with American Color Graphics (ACG). The restructuring will allow Vertis to reduce debt and interest cost, refocus investments and complete both the reorganization and merger in a couple of months, according to Mike DuBose, chairman and CEO of Vertis. Direct Group Makes Investment SWEDESBORO, NJ—Direct marketing specialist Direct Group has purchased 32 Océ VarioStream 8750 systems to upgrade capacity; increase uptime, speed and operational efficiencies; and take advantage of some of the industry’s latest digital technology, including flexible color
ARMONK, NY—June 25, 2008—Visant Corp. announced the decision to consolidate its book cover and component manufacturing operations. As a result of the decision, the company will permanently close its operations at its Pennsauken, NJ, manufacturing facilities and consolidate operations into its Milwaukee, WI, Hagerstown, MD, and Rockaway, NJ, facilities later this year. About Visant Corporation…