The DG3 Group (DG3), a leading provider of global graphic communication solutions, announced today the promotion of Thomas Saggiomo to President and Chief Operating Officer and his appointment to DG3’s Board of Directors. Saggiomo will continue to report directly to Dr. Michael R. Cunningham, who has assumed the position of Chairman, and will continue as CEO of the company.
PHOENIX—October 21, 2008—LithoTechnics, developer of Metrix, award-winning, intelligent job planning and imposition system, announced today their Graph Expo lineup will feature Metrix 3.5, premiering Auto Bleeds — automatic clipping of bleeds on the inside edges of butting products — along with support for Jog to Foot (Low Folio Lap) and Right-hand Spines. JDF connectivity has been enhanced for Metrix 3.5 — streamlining the JDF workflow between Metrix and Screen TrueFlow, and enabling JDF binding instructions for saddle-stitchers and perfect binders.
With recent announcements from Heidelberg that include cost-cutting measures, mention of a possible hostile takeover attempt and the restructuring of its R&D activities, Printing Impressions conducted an exclusive interview with Bernhard Schreier, CEO of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, for a status report on the manufacturer’s near- and long-term outlook. Printing Impressions: Success from Heidelberg’s EUR 1.1 billion sales performance and launch of VLF presses at Drupa was somewhat tempered by the announced cost-cutting measures. Was Drupa a measuring stick in the company’s decision-making progress? Schreier: Drupa was a great show to position our various innovations and the overall Drupa results were satisfactory, so that
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—May 22, 2008—LithoTechnics, developer of Metrix, award-winning, intelligent job planning and imposition system, announced today that their Drupa lineup will feature Metrix 3.1, premiering support for “jog to foot” or “low folio lap” books. Metrix 3.1 also includes enhanced JDF binding compatibility, adding support for Muller Martini saddle-stitchers and perfect binders. Australian and US representatives of LithoTechnics will be demonstrating Metrix in Hall 7, Stand 7.0 J, located in the Drupa Innovation Parc JDF Experience. LithoTechnics will participate in JDF interoperability demonstrations with numerous JDF Experience partners, including Dalim, Kodak, and Optimus. Rohan Holt, President of LithoTechnics, said, “We are proud to
RESTON, VA—November 9, 2006—NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies announced the election of several new directors at its Annual Conference November 6 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Elected to terms expiring at the 2009 Annual Meeting were four new directors: • Michael Fox, President of Screen USA • Don Harvey, Vice President and General Manager of XpedX Printing Technologies • Marc Olin, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Professional Printing Applications • Thomas Wetjen, Vice President of Worldwide Graphic Communications at Xerox Corporation Nominated for re-election to terms expiring at the 2009 Annual Meeting were: • Timothy Combs, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Fujifilm