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Xeikon, legendary for pioneering the first digital color presses, and Prism, a leading developer of MIS/ERP software products for the graphic arts industry, today announced that the two companies have entered into a joint referral partnership program. Through the partnership, Xeikon will be able to offer Prism's management information solutions to key vertical markets, including labels and packaging.

ITASCA, IL—October 21, 2008—Xeikon (, a division of Punch Graphix, legendary for pioneering the first digital color presses, today announced that the company will be demonstrating the Xeikon 8000, Xeikon's flagship digital color offering, at booth #3723 during Graph Expo 2008.

HOUSTON/ITASCA, IL—July 10, 2008—Consolidated Graphics Inc. (NYSE: CGX), one of the largest North American general commercial printing companies, has purchased three Xeikon 6000 1,200 dpi digital color presses. With annual revenues of $1.2 billion, Consolidated Graphics has 70 printing businesses in the United States and Canada, as well as a facility in Europe, and is a renowned leader in the use of digital printing technology. The unique combination of uncompromising quality (1,200 dpi at 4 bits/spot), size capabilities, speed, and productivity offered by the Xeikon 6000 made it the obvious choice. The company took its first Xeikon 6000 press into production in June of

ITASCA, IL—August 27, 2007—Xeikon (Graph Expo Booth #2257), a Punch Graphix brand, will print real world digital color printing applications on its flagship product - the Xeikon 6000 - at Graph Expo 2007. According to Carl Dunaway, National Sales Manager, Punch Graphix Americas, “One of the applications that we will produce at Graph Expo is direct mail postcards. Some of the highly successful Xeikon customers are currently producing this application on the Xeikon technology, resulting in significant bottom line growth for their businesses. The fulfillment of these variable sized direct mail postcards will be automated in one complete production line. Our production set-up will consist

By Erik Cagle Senior Editor Of all the current and past inductees into the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame, Peter McLean is perhaps the unlikeliest candidate. It's not a knock on McLean, who certainly has carved a name for himself after 30 years with 3M Co. and nearly a decade as COO with Continental Web Press, of Itasca, IL. It's just that printing was nowhere to be found on McLean's radar. "It was never my intention to pursue a career in printing," he says. But 40 years later, he's pursuing it with a passion. Rewind to 1995. McLean is serving as a

The Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame opens its doors to four new members during the annual Gold Ink Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet during Graph Expo and Converting Expo Monday evening, Oct. 11. Joining the hallowed ranks of the men and women who have provided an immeasurable impact on their own companies, as well as the industry at large, are: Charles "Tuck" Krehbiel, CEO of CJK (The C.J. Krehbiel Co.) in Cincinnati; John O. Bell, president and CEO of The Ovid Bell Press in Fulton, MO; George W. Stephenson, founder, president and CEO of Stephenson Printing in Alexandria, VA; and Peter McLean,

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