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,
MIAMI BEACH, FL—March 18, 2008—Nearly 13,000 attendees from 78 countries converged under the sun to share in the excitement of Graphics of the Americas 2008, held from February 27 through March 1 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. “We turned up the volume this year and made some very positive noise in virtually all areas of the event,” says George Ryan, President and CEO of PAF, host of Graphics of the Americas. “We worked hard to bring a sharpened experience for attendees and exhibitors alike. From enhanced support to dynamic conference sessions, there was an exciting energy that pulsed throughout the show.
ORLANDO, FL—George Ryan is trading in one trade association job for another. The executive vice president and COO of the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation will take the helm as president and CEO for the Printing Association of Florida (PAF), effective in October. Ryan replaces Michael Streibig, who announced he would retire at year’s end. The two will work together to ensure a smooth transition process. It was at the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation that Ryan left his mark, serving as president from 1994 until 2003, when the association merged with Printing Industries of America. Prior to joining GATF, Ryan held a number of