During the Commercial Offset day at the PRINTING United Digital Experience, one panel session invited two commercial printer panelists to speak on their printing companies, and how the commercial sheetfed market is changing as the run lengths continue to shrink.
The revolution in the printing industry is one of survival, of technology and redefining and reinvention. Think Patented boasts of offering digital static and variable data printing, mailing, fulfillment, promotional products and other Web-based solutions to go with its sheetfed offset printing arsenal.
ALEXANDRIA, VA—The Print Council, a business development alliance dedicated to promoting the greater use of print media, has elected a five-member board of directors. The new leaders include: * Niels Winther, president and CEO, Heidelberg USA; * Paul Reilly, chairman, president and CEO, Mail-Well; * Yves Rogivue, CEO, MAN Roland; * Roy Grossman, president and CEO, Sandy Alexander; and * J. Kenneth Garner, president, United Litho. The first order of business for the board, reports Grossman, is to find a chairman or CEO to help get The Print Council off the ground, with the board serving in an advisory role. Much of the structure
CLEVELAND—Great Lakes Lithograph recently served as a stop on Heidelberg's national digital road show. Held in conjunction with NexPress 2100 customers, the road shows provide a venue for printers, print buyers, graphic artists and other print media professionals to exchange ideas with peers on the digital printing industry. Audiences interact with presenters, as well as participate in hands-on demonstrations to produce digital applications and learn to successfully and creatively use variable data. Heidelberg has hosted four sessions this year, with an average of 80 attendees per event. "Interest in the road show events continues to rise and participants are genuinely interested in digital printing. They are