Darren has worked in the printing industry for 30 years and spent more than 12 years at two of the nation's leading high-end commercial printers: Bradley Printing in Des Plaines, IL, and Williamson Printing Corp. in Dallas, TX. During that time, he operated conventional and UV 40˝ sheetfed presses and also successfully managed a $15-million pressroom equipment transition. Darren also was Lead Press Instructor for Heidelberg, where he directed specialty equipment startups and was involved in all aspects of the printing process by teaching both instructor and pressroom employees.

In addition, he served as a troubleshooter for various printing companies in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. As operations manager for a start-up specialty folding carton company, he played a key role in achieving more than $6 million in sales within two years. Currently Darren is president of D.G. Print Solutions, a consulting firm that supports printing companies of all sizes. He specializes in growth development planning, pressroom color management and pressroom training through specialty print applications.

Now in its 29th year, the Printing Impressions 400 provides the industry’s most comprehensive ranking of the leading printing companies in the United states and Canada. Download a PDF of the Special Report as it appeared in the printed edition.

TC Transcontinental proudly introduced a panoramic insert, called Panoramax. The format is 63.5x2", which is then folded into four panels for final dimensions of 16x10.5"; it can be printed front and back in full color; plus, it fits into many types of advertising vehicles, such as Publisac and newspapers.

With the December issue of Printing Impressions set to mail next week, download this first page of the 2011 PI 400 ranking of  leading printing companies in the United States and Canada to get a peek at what’s to come.

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