Leaders in the quick and small commercial print industry will gather October 29-31 in Austin, TX, for the NAQP Owners Conference. Conference co-chairs Maco Amoyo, Bullet Graphics, Dallas, Jim Ferguson, J&J Printing, Lenexa, KS and Reece Keener, Print ‘N Copy Center, Inc. Elko, NV, along with NAQP staff, have created a dynamic program designed for printing companies determined to become and remain market leaders.
PARAMUS, NJ—JUNE 27, 2007 – On behalf of the members of The NAPL Network, Joseph P. Truncale, president and chief executive officer of NAPL (www.napl.org), the trade association for excellence in graphic communications management, and Steve Johnson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP), sent a letter to Adobe Systems, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Bruce Chizen expressing their concern over a recently announced agreement between Adobe and FedEx Kinko’s in which the newest versions of Adobe® Reader and Adobe Acrobat® software feature an embedded connection to FedEx Kinko’s PrintOnline application. The views in the letter
PARAMUS, NJ—OCTOBER 16, 2006—The National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP)/PrintImage, Des Plaines, IL, will merge into NAPL, the Paramus, NJ-based trade association for excellence in graphic communications management, effective Nov. 1, 2006. The move, which formalizes and expands an alliance formed by the two Associations in 2005, was approved by NAQP membership at the NAQP Owners Conference in Chicago on Oct. 14, 2006, and by NAPL members at the Association’s Annual Meeting of members in Chicago, on Oct. 15, 2006. Under terms of the agreement, NAQP becomes part of NAPL, while continuing to serve the quick and small commercial printer sectors and retaining its
Howard Fenton has joined the staff of the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), Paramus, NJ, as a senior consultant of digital technologies. Previously, Fenton served for six years as the senior consultant of digital technology for the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation. The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) has granted $275,000 in scholarships to a total of 202 students pursuing careers in the graphic communications industry. PGSF awarded 99 of the scholarships to women and 103 to men. Also, Brown Printing, Waseca, MN, recently pledged $50,000 to establish the Wayne "Bumps" Brown Honorary Scholarship. After the fund matures, the scholarship will be awarded