Following the opening of a new European office in Warsaw, Poland, Eagle Systems has announced that Pawel Kusinski has been appointed managing director of Eagle Systems Europe. Kusinski is a 20-year veteran of the graphic arts and printing industry. Previously, he worked at ECRM, Sakurai and Hamada Printing Press among others.
More and more print shops are taking on board the principles of sustainability and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), too, is committed to this development. For a number of years, the company has been employing a variety of measures for minimizing the use of resources, and for reducing emissions and waste or even eliminating them altogether—both in its own manufacturing operations and in the subsequent use of the presses it produces.
BERLIN—August 7th, 2007—callas software – experts in the development of high-quality PDF validation and optimization tools for prepress processes, publishing, and archiving – is to present new products and workflow solutions at the Graph Expo (9 – 12 September 2007 in Chicago, US) along with its strategic partner Gradual Software (Belgium) on stand 5358. The automatic versions of the callas software PDF processing modules for PDF color conversion, correction, and verification can be called directly when using Gradual Software’s FullSWITCH and PowerSWITCH. This enables users to set up efficient, time-saving PDF workflows. The easy-to-use SWITCH
Sheridan Shutters Capital City BERLIN, VT—Capital City Press' operations here are being discontinued by its parent company, The Sheridan Group, resulting in the loss of approximately 150 jobs. The printing of scientific, technical and medical journals, along with book printing, will be consolidated into other locations within the company. Much of the work will be handled by The Sheridan Press in Hanover, PA. Capital City employs 200 workers, and 45 of them—which comprise the Publications Services division—will reportedly be offered employment by Dartmouth Journal Services, another company in The Sheridan Group chain. FedEx Kinko's Opens Center DALLAS—FedEx Kinko's has taken the wraps off of its World
WESTAMPTON, NJ—With an assortment of traditional German Octoberfest foods and beer, as well as a showroom full of various finishing equipment available from the Germany-based folder and accessory manufacturer, the only thing missing from MBO America's recent customer open house held here was a German oompah band wearing lederhosen. According to MBO America President and CEO Hans Max, more than 150 existing clients and prospects—representing both commercial printers and trade binderies—attended the event. It was held over three days in MBO's U.S. headquarters facility. The modern site houses sales, service and parts operations; an extensive equipment showroom, which is used for MBO America's folding schools, training