As part of the competition to promote sustainable business practices in xpedx’ supply chain, MBA students from the Net Impact network will develop a survey and scorecard that xpedx can use to document the sustainability goals and policies of the manufacturers xpedx represents.
xpedx now has a network of seven Package Design Centers with the opening of centers in the San Francisco Bay Area and Rochester, NY, and the expansion of existing design centers in metropolitan Chicago, Detroit, Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Juarez, Mexico.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ January 2011 edition, highlighting Innovationdays 2011.
RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ—Agfa Corp. and xpedx announced a joint decision to bring an end to their long-standing relationship. Effective Feb. 28, 2011, xpedx will cease its distribution of Agfa-branded graphics products in the United States.
Effective on Feb. 28, 2011, xpedx will end its distribution of Agfa-branded graphics products in the United States. Management of both companies have agreed on a transition plan and timetable to avoid disruptions of service and support to customers. This effort will ensure a continuous supply of printing products to customers.
Appleton, WI-based Baer Printing & Design has acquired a new four-color RYOBI 754 press with perfector. According to company owner Jim Baer, the new press is the foundation of the company’s future: excellent print quality, quick makereadies, and easy for one pressman to operate.
Commercial printing industry news from Printing Impressions’ November 2010 edition, featuring items on Messenger Press and All Color Offset Printers.
EFI and xpedx have entered into a new agreement wherein xpedx will distribute numerous models of EFI's Rastek wide-format and VUTEk superwide format digital printers to commercial and in-plant printers across the United States. xpedx is already an established reseller of EFI PrintSmith print MIS software, EFI Digital Storefront Web-to-Print software, Colorproof XF and other graphics arts products.
Drupa 2008 has claim to the label, but calling this the Inkjet Graph Expo was even more apt because the technology accounted for much of the printing equipment running on the show floor. That's, of course, factoring in the large number of wide- and superwide/grand-format inkjet printers on display.
Process optimization will take center stage in the xpedx booth (3200) at GRAPH EXPO. xpedx will showcase solutions in workflow, color management, proofing, wide-format output, and digital printing and finishing. With products from top industry suppliers, xpedx will also highlight the power and the profitability of the digitally enabled print shop.