The Board of Directors of the Pitman Co., the leading independent North American graphic arts supplier, announced today that they have appointed Anthony P. Crupi, Sr. as Chief Executive Officer. Crupi was recently named to the Pitman Board of Directors.
Bowne Obtains RSG Digital NEW YORK—Bowne & Co. has acquired the digital printing business of Rapid Solutions Group, a subsidiary of Janus Capital Group, for $14.5 million. RSG Digital has annual sales of about $45 million. RSG’s digital printing unit operates facilities in Chicago and Melville, NY. Genesis Printing Faces Attacks MOONVILLE, SC—Within a span of two weeks, Genesis Printing was the victim of two separate incidents, one involving racist vandalism and, the most recent, a fire that caused $5 million in damage. Police are investigating a possible connection between the two attacks on the printer. No injuries were reported due to the fire,
WOBURN, MA—Aug. 2, 2006—Monotype Imaging Inc., a global leader in font and imaging technologies, has acquired Linotype GmbH, a subsidiary of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG and home of the renowned Linotype Library of typefaces. The collection includes some of the most popular and time-honored designs such as the Helvetica, Frutiger and Optima typefaces. Linotype and its employees will remain based in Bad Homburg, Germany, and operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Monotype Imaging. Together, the companies aim to fulfill the increasingly sophisticated font requirements of consumer electronics markets such as the mobile phone segment, where the number of mobile subscribers increased more than 25