Webcom has signed an agreement to acquire York Bookbinders, a 34-year-old business specializing in hardcover book bindery services.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news about the Presidential Election and what it means for the industry (Printing Impressions' Mark Michelson interviews Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America; and Mark Nuzzaco, government affairs director at NPES). Other industry news that made headlines this week included news from Cimpress, Agfa, Printing Industries of America (the passing of Warren Wilkins, the founder of Webcom Limited), and the Graphic Arts Show Company.
Warren Wilkins, the founder of Webcom Limited, passed away peacefully on November 3 at the age of 88.
At Graph Expo 16, coming Sept. 25-28 to Orlando's Orange County Convention Center-North, Print Media Centr (PMC) will feature a robust lineup of expert panel presentations and special events that will take place in The Printerverse (booth #701). The Printerverse is a highly interactive 2,500-square-foot show floor feature providing "Printspiration, Information and Fun," where attendees are invited to come and connect with the topics, trends, and people who are moving the print-driven industries forward.
At drupa 2016, HP Inc. introduced HP OneBook, a multi-faceted suite of end-to-end workflow solutions for industrial book printing.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ July 2014 edition, featuring, Bookmasters, Mossberg & Co., Quad/Graphics, Multi-Craft, Maestro Media Print Solutions, GLS Cos.
Nearly two-thirds of the 150 attendees at the 2012 Digital Book Printing Forum were publishers and printers. According to Gilles Biscos, president of INTERQUEST, “Shorter print runs, better inventory management, and the growing popularity of eBooks are changing the supply chain for printed books.”
Bethlam Forsa, executive vice president, content development and publishing operations at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, will kick off the 2012 Digital Book Printing Forum with the opening keynote address. Following that address, INTERQUEST will present key results from recent research it has conducted in digital book printing sector.
Webcom announced its second major capital investment in the past 18 months, bringing its total to an impressive $20 million. The latest investment will involve installation of an HP T350 Color Inkjet Web Press to complement a T300 model installed just over a year ago.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—Interquest, a market and technology research and consulting firm serving the digital printing and publishing industry, announced that Lulu.com Founder and CEO Bob Young will headline a lineup of speakers and panelists at its annual educational forum on trends and opportunities in digital book manufacturing.