The Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) is pleased to announce the installation of its 2009 Officers and Board of Directors. An installation ceremony took place on November 16, 2008 at PIA/GATF's Fall Administrative Meetings.
ST. PAUL, MN—After a review of its cost structure in light of a weak U.S. economy, check printer Deluxe Corp. has decided to close manufacturing facilities in Greensboro, NC; North Wales, PA; and Thorofare, NJ. The company has also identified more opportunities to streamline portions of its business unit support and corporate shared services.
Late last year, the editorial offices at Printing Impressions magazine were inundated with posters commemorating the World Trade Center following the September 11 attacks. Editor-In-Chief Mark Michelson had put out the call for printers to submit their patriotic printing, anticipating they would rise to the occasion as they had done 10 years earlier during the Gulf War. The response was overwhelming, and it took two issues to provide readers with an appropriate sampling of the quality work their fellow printers manufactured out of the kindness of their hearts. There were many thoughtful and provocative pieces, but the night images were particularly compelling. City lights