Printing Impressions March 2010 edition


ACROSS the nation

Commercial printer and bindery news from Across the Nation in Printing Impressions March 2010 edition.

An Idea that Sticks to the Wall...Literally

Since I am on Topps' e-mail list and am a sports card collector of 30-plus years, the subject line of "Topps Larger-than-Life Wall Graphics" in a recent missive was intriguing.

BINDERY matters

Binding and finishing company news from Printing Impressions' March 2010 edition, including items on Trend Offset, Walmart, Data-Mail and BindTech.

CGX Subsidiary Swings Deal

AGS Custom Graphics, a subsidiary of Consolidated Graphics, has acquired certain assets of Modern International Graphics and Modern Logistics.

Deal Enhances IWCO Direct’s Standing

IWCO Direct will acquire Transcontinental Direct's U.S. operations in Warminster and Hamburg, PA; Downey, CA; and Ft. Worth, TX.

DIGITAL digest

Digital printing and workflow news from Printing Impressions' March 2010 edition, including items on PODi, Kodak, EFI Connect and On Demand.

Embezzler Gets 24 Years in Prison

Vickie Monfore wrote checks totaling $1.56 million out to herself from IP/Koke Printing's bank account.

Enroll in Mañana University —DeWese

You will be signing up for the first-ever university of printing sales, with its campus located in a magazine. It's called Mañana University.

Expected Fallout From Quad, Worldcolor Deal —Michelson

In announcing the deal, executives estimated that the combination will result in at least $225 million in annual savings within 24 months.

Goss Now Selling Akiyama, Packaging Presses

Goss International has integrated the Akiyama International North American organization within its American operations and appointed PacSys Inc. to assist in marketing new press solution.

GREEN scene

Sustainability and Green Printing News from Printing Impressions' March 2010 edition.

Helping Clients Do More

DS Graphics takes a multichannel-services approach based on the fundamental principle of being the best in every aspect of the total value proposition.

How the iPad Impacts Print —Sherburne

Certainly, products like the iPad and the Amazon Kindle, are changing the world of book publishing.

Need for Reform Schooling

The USPS is facing a possible loss of $7.8 billion in 2010, even after implementing cost-cutting initiatives that would slice away $3.8 billion.

New Trade Show Coming to Circuit

digi:media 2011—with the motto "Content Meets Technology Meets Business"—will take place April 7-9, 2011 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.


Commercial printing company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' March 2010 edition.

RRD Nets Bowne in All-Cash Deal

Donnelley has agreed to fork over roughly $481 million, or $11.50 a share, to obtain financial printer Bowne & Co.


Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' March 2010 edition.

To Wait or Not to Wait?

In order to claim automation discounts, mailers must switch from using the Postnet barcodes to the basic or full-service IMB by May of 2011.


Commercial printing industry news briefs, including items on Quad/Graphic, Cenveo, Alonzo Printing, Berryville Graphics, Keller-Crescent and more.