Pictorial Offset Corp. has been named a Green Power Partner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Through this accomplishment, Pictorial will significantly reduce the risks associated with climate change by supporting technologies that are more sustainable for business and communities.
Printing Impressions’ Across the Nation Commercial Printing News for December, 2008.
Printing Impressions’ Sustainability in Commercial Printing News for December, 2008.
Behind the Scenes R&D on New Line of Eco-Friendly Inks CARLSTADT, NJ—At Sun Chemical’s Carlstadt Technical Center, a research and development facility, more than 100 scientists and support staff from around the globe test the analysis, surface characterization, interfacial dynamics and synthesis of new inks. Some new developments at the facility include Earth sheetfed inks, which produce only 2 percent VOCs, and offer sharp lithographic dot fidelity, high-trap efficiency, well-maintained density during press runs and fast color accuracy; and Liberty eco-friendly inks that offer sharp press stability and ultra-fast drying; the WetFlex printing process, which allows converters to print flexible films at high speed
Printer's Program Hits Big Apple For First Time NEW YORK CITY—Pictorial Offset, of Carlstadt, NJ, recently held its Pictorial University in New York for the first time at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium. Nearly 200 people from advertising agencies, design firms, corporations, and local and regional educational institutions heard presentations and case studies about branding initiatives. Featured speakers included Steve Sadove, Saks Inc.; Jennifer Bergin, Eastman Kodak; Cecilia Fabrizio, AmeriCares; Scott Deming, Scott Deming ESP; and Donald Samuels, Pictorial Offset. Infinite Graphics Technology, an Indianapolis-based provider of large-format digital printing, announced a new 3D product offering for the out of home/indoor advertising market. The firm
Printer Lauded For Energy Conservation VERONA, WI—By changing all of its work-area lighting from metal halide lights to fluorescent fixtures made by Orion Energy Systems, Park Printing House saved 45 percent (45,290 kilowatt hours per year) on its lighting bill and collected an award for its efforts. Dickinson Press, in Grand Rapids, MI, has bolstered its management team with the addition of Michael Linder as vice president of sales and chief marketing officer and Paul Heroman as vice president of operations. Long-time New England printing executive Duncan Todd has been named president of Daniels, a Merrill Communications Co. In a move to reinforce the company's position,