QuadTech, Inc., today announced an agreement to become an authorized sales agent for PROCEMEX-PRINT web monitoring products in North, Central, and South America. Based in Jyväskylä, Finland, Procemex Oy Ltd. is recognized as a pioneer in camera-based web monitoring. Procemex technology involves using video cameras to monitor various locations on the press line for events such as web breaks.
La Crosse Litho Supply is pleased to announce its partnership with PPT (Proofing & Prototyping Technologies) to provide their media solutions to the Upper Midwest. By utilizing PPT, commercial and packaging printers, graphic designers and agencies, publishers and prototypers can now provide their clients with realistic proofs and dimensional comps, saving time, money and materials.
QuadTech, Inc., the world's preeminent designer and manufacturer of automated print controls, today announced four new customer projects to start off 2009. After successful showings at drupa and All-in-Print China, QuadTech returned to home to complete product orders with Mid-Atlantic Graphics, Graphic Packaging, Progress Printing and Omnova.
IF THIS magazine chose to hand out an award for the biggest newsmaker of the year, the 2008 honor would go to Quebecor World (QW), hands down. One might contend that the attention, while merited, is not the type of exposure a company would want: Financing issues, trying to sell an unprofitable venture and muddling through with bankruptcy in two countries. But Quebecor World is a printer for our economic times, the No. 2 in North America at a time when market leaders (Circuit City, AIG, Lehman Bros.) have come crashing down.
CHICAGO—The Windy City is the place to be this month as thousands of printers from across the country converge upon the McCormick Place South complex October 15-18 for Graph Expo and Converting Expo 2006. Products and services for the graphic arts industry will encompass more than 400,000 square feet of space. Nearly 600 exhibitors have committed to the event, which reportedly will be the largest Graph Expo since 2000. Among the evening festivities is the annual Gold Ink Awards and Hall of Fame Gala, sponsored by North American Publishing (parent company of Printing Impressions), on October 16. Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame inductees Jim
Jim Meissner, founder and CEO of Color Ink in Sussex, WI, has reduced his duties to pursue his passion for fine art/oil painting. An exhibit of his work begins this month at Landmarks Gallery, located here. His work includes dramatic views of vistas in the Southwest, landscapes of Wisconsin, and paintings of places he has visited in Italy and Hawaii. Lisa Arsenault has been appointed president of The McArdle Printing Co., Upper Marlboro, MD, a subsidiary company of BNA Inc. Arsenault steps into the job from her previous role as vice president of sales. Under her leadership, McArdle's sales grew more than 25 percent in