Mark Michelson is the Editor-in-Chief of Printing ImpressionsServing in this role since 1985, Michelson is an award-winning journalist and member of several industry honor societies. Reader feedback is always encouraged. Email mmichelson@napco.com

Central National Gottesman's (CNG) Lindenmeyr Munroe division will acquire Trenton, N.J.-based KFI Technology. KFI offers a wide range of equipment, products and services, and specializes in sales and distribution for wide-format equipment manufacturers. KFI also sells and services contour cutters, laminators and finishing equipment, and is a stocking dealer for wide-format supplies, from inks, printheads and media to laminates, adhesives and mounting substrates.

Brian Dollard, Director of Marketing at Canon USA, provides an overview of Canon Expo 2015, the once every five years Canon showcase that filled the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. Canon Expo marked the first public showing of the long-awaited Océ VarioPrint i300 cutsheet inkjet printer, which drew large crowds. Also popular was the new 100 ppm Canon imagePRESS C10000VP series, engineered to run a wide range of media types and weights up to 350 gsm and boasting a monthly duty cycle of up to 1.5 million letter images.

To kick off the official launch of the PI Xchange Live video series, RR Donnelley (RRD) President and CEO Thomas J. Quinlan III sat down with Printing Impressions Editorial Director Mark Michelson to discuss RRD's organic growth and M&A strategy, how to best integrate diverse corporate cultures following an acquisition, and his outlook regarding the future and evolution of the printing industry.

ROCHESTER, NY—The first Kodak Prosper S10 imprinting system has been sold to Instant Data Forms of Hong Kong, one of China's leading providers of general business forms and direct mail printing services. A monochrome continuous ink-jet printhead using Kodak Stream ink-jet technology, the Prosper S10 imprinting system will be installed at Instant Data Forms' Aidifu Stationery in Shenzen, enabling the company to deliver higher quality printed materials with greater efficiency, as well as added value for its clients.

Printing Impressions' Bindery & Finishing News for May 2009

NORWICH, NY—A fire broke out at Sun Printing last Friday night when the exhaust fan on a press overheated and set a nearby pile of paper waste ablaze, according to The Evening Sun. None of the 16 employees on duty were injured. Employees were able to douse the flames with fire extinguishers but the Norwich Fire Department needed to dismantle the chimney from the building's roof to ensure the fire was out, the paper reported.

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