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State of the Industry Report: Red-Tape Reduction
March 21, 2017 at 7:24 pm

For the past several years, there has been an opening for real change in the print industry. Some may even go so far as to call the opportunity “historical.” That is, assuming the C-Suite can cut through the noise and red tape—the latter of which has been a priority for President Donald J. Trump...

Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through House Committee
March 21, 2017 at 6:14 pm

Last week, with a bipartisan voice vote, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, as amended. Upon approval, the bill’s original cosponsors...

Teen in Custody for Scam Involving Fake Traffic Tickets
March 21, 2017 at 6:22 pm

A teenage boy is at the center of a scam involving fraudulent traffic violations in Westtown Township, a township in Chester County, Pa. The scam, first reported yesterday by the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department, included bogus “Notice of Infraction” letters that were placed inside the mailboxes of four homes...

4over Inc. Invests in Three Komori Lithrone Presses to Support Continued Growth
March 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Komori America Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., announced that trade printer 4over Inc., Glendale, Calif., has once again invested in Komori’s technologically advanced presses, with the purchase of three new Komori Lithrone machines. The company has depended on the reliability and quality of Komori presses since...

Under 40: Steven Flaughers, Proforma 3rd Degree Marketing
February 21, 2017 at 7:49 pm

Steven Flaughers found a home in the industry right after college. Freshly armed with a Bachelor of Science in aviation/technology from Kent State University, he became a sales representative for a Proforma owner. A year later, he assumed the role of...

Trump Campaign Misprints, Discontinues St. Patrick's Day Hats
March 14, 2017 at 5:39 pm

To get into the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, the Trump-Pence campaign webstore was selling green, St. Patrick's Day-themed "Make America Great Again" hats with a shamrock on the back. The only problem: They printed a four-leaf clover instead of a shamrock...

Under 40: Anne Meagher Watson, Safeguard
February 21, 2017 at 7:45 pm

Joining the family print and promotional business was never at the top of Anne Meagher Watson’s list. But that changed in 2007 when her father, Jack Meagher, the owner of a now-41-year-old distributorship, won Safeguard’s prestigious President’s Club award...

KitchenHappy Announces Rebrand
March 14, 2017 at 6:15 pm

KitchenHappy, Pontiac, Mich., maker of Snapi, the-single-handed-server, is adding new products and changing the company name to Tangico. “We’ve outgrown the kitchen, but we’re still happy,” said Jennifer Garrison, director of operations for Tangico...

iPROMOTEu Honors Top Affiliates and Suppliers
March 14, 2017 at 6:41 pm

iPROMOTEu, Wayland, Mass., hosted its annual “Thank You” Reception in Las Vegas during the PPAI Expo. The event featured an Elvis Presley impersonator who provided entertainment throughout the evening. Paul Bellantone, president and CEO of PPAI, extended words...