Michael Makin

Mark Michelson is the Editor-in-Chief of Printing ImpressionsServing in this role since 1985, Michelson is an award-winning journalist and member of several industry honor societies. Reader feedback is always encouraged. Email mmichelson@napco.com

Ashley Roberts is the Managing Editor of the Printing & Packaging Group.

On this episode of The Week that Was, Mark Michelson spoke with leading industry organizations about the value of PRINTING United Alliance partnerships; Standard Printing purchased a second six-color Koenig & Bauer Rapida 164 press; and preliminary results from Q1 2021 Print Business Indicators Survey were released.

On this episode of The Week that Was, SGIA and PIA announce a new association name; Cenveo and Jostens are both closing a printing facility; Raymond J. Prince passed away; and Bradford & Bigelow discusses its expansion and morale-boosting plan.

Printing Industries of America’s Michael Makin sent this open letter to Google regarding its Go Paperless in 2013 campaign.

The e-mail headline read, "Special Announcement from Michael Makin." It said, "Dear Printing Industries of America Member: As you are aware, printed products are being criticized more and more for their impact on the environment—and unjustifiably so."

Both associations will work with NPES to develop a spring management conference beginning in 2011 and have agreed to collaborate on major issues facing the printing and graphic communications industry today.

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