BY CAROLINE MILLER Over the past few years, the demand for print projects produced "just-in-time" has grown by leaps and bounds. This trend has touched every aspect of the print production process including, and perhaps most importantly, the finishing department. As a result, finishing systems have stepped to the forefront of the discussion. And one important aspect of the entire debate is which finishing solution—in-line or off-line—is the best choice for a particular operation. Each solution offers its own set of benefits and challenges. So which solution is the right one? Or is a combination of both systems the best way to go?

GREENWICH, CT—Quebecor World announced it has combined its Commercial and Direct Mail groups, creating a gigantic business unit with sales in excess of $1 billion. The combined operations allows Quebecor World to enhance customer service and further facilitate its manufacturing strategy of increased plant specialization and equipment utilization. With the move comes a number of new assignments. They include: Fran Canzano, president of the New England Group (Acme, Universal and Packaging Graphics) will assume additional responsibilities for Northeast Graphics and Infiniti Graphics. The realignment gives the New England Group a broader array of resources and market coverage. Canzano reports directly to Brian Sullivan, president of the

The following new chief officers at Top 500 companies reveal their corporate strategies. BY A.L. RUSLAVAGE KAREN ALLEN, PRESIDENTEU Services, Rockville, MD EU Services, a full-service printing and mailing company, has enjoyed much success since it first opened its doors 30 years ago, and for the new president, Karen Allen, the biggest challenge will be to continue that legacy. In 1984, Allen's first job within the printing industry was with EU Services as its controller. Allen worked her way up to president this past July, and feels as though her financial background provides her the proper background to run the company. "By understanding what

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