Sabine Lenz is the founder of PaperSpecs.com, the first online paper database and community specifically designed for paper specifiers.

Growing up in Germany, Sabine started her design career in Frankfurt, before moving to Australia and then the United States. She has worked on design projects ranging from corporate identities to major road shows and product launches. From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, her list of clients included Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Deutsche Bank, IBM and KPMG.

Seeing designers struggle worldwide to stay current with new papers and paper trends inspired Sabine to create PaperSpecs, an independent and comprehensive Web-based paper database and weekly e-newsletter. She is also a speaker on paper issues and the paper industry. Some refer to her lovingly as the "paper queen" who combines her passion for this wonderful substrate called paper with a hands-on approach to sharing her knowledge. 

Simple arithmetic suggests that if the "devil is in the details," you’re in for quite a lot of details indeed from the business cards for Poland’s 13 Devils. The firm makes everything from custom domino sets to replica video-game weapons, and its cards are just as detailed as its creations.

Convenient financing options now available from Videojet Technologies Inc. can help manufacturers, commercial printers, converters and co-packers obtain the latest coding and printing technologies during challenging economic times — even when capital equipment budgets and cash flow availability are tight.

WILLARD, OH—The city manager here told a local newspaper that RR Donnelley informed him there would be temporary and voluntary layoffs at its book printing plant. Willard City Manager Brian Humphress was contacted by the printer in late January, advising him of the job actions, the Norwalk Reflector reported.

AS THE largest privately held printer of magazines, catalogs and other commercial products in the Western Hemisphere—and the third-largest printer, public or private, in the nation—Quad/Graphics employs more than 12,000 people worldwide in 10 core domestic printing plants, as well as operations in Poland, Argentina and Brazil. With a resumé like that, it’s no wonder that being “green” is extremely important to this mega printer.

05/13/08—For the 5th consecutive edition, Graphisoft, the management software specialist for Printers, will be attending the DRUPA trade fair to be held in Düsseldorf from May 29 to June 11, 2008. Following the recent strategic merger between the two companies, the Graphisoft stand this year will be shared with Rhapso, the publisher of innovative software solutions for the packaging industry. Featured this year on the Graphisoft/Rhapso stand: • Graphisoft’s path-breaking Management Information System (MIS) for printers and publishers. In particular, the version 11.4 of the full Graphisoft package features many new functionalities and improvements for the calculation of quotes, scheduling, delivery and invoicing…

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