Printer News

Private Equity Firm Finalizes Multi-Color Corp. Acquisition, Combines With WS Packaging
July 9, 2019 at 5:26 pm

Multi-Color Corp. is being merged with WS Packaging, another label solutions provider that Platinum Equity purchased in February 2018. The combined company, which will be known as Multi-Color Corp. and headquartered in Cincinnati, is a $2.2 billion enterprise with 86 plants in 26 countries and more than 10,000 global employees...

Executive Perspectives: Julian Marsh, director of commercial printing for District Photo Inc.
July 2, 2019 at 4:53 pm

As part of Print+Promo’s ongoing feature, Executive Perspectives, we get to know leading professionals in the print and promotional industry. This month, we interviewed Julian Marsh, director of commercial printing for District Photo Inc., Beltsville, Md. Here, he talks about new initiatives, shares his passion for spreadsheets and explains why print will always be home...

Harness the Power of Color
July 2, 2019 at 3:36 pm

If the substrate is the fifth color of printing, then consistency is the sixth: the quality that gives the laydown of ink or toner its recognizable character and unambiguous visual identity, job after job. The perception of color consistency is the result of making sure that everything in the print run...

In Memoriam: Ennis Announces the Passing of Rich Frese
June 25, 2019 at 7:07 pm

Industry veteran Rich Frese passed away on June 17 at the age of 59. Rich was a member of the Ennis National Sales Team representing the northeast region for more than 16 years. He will be remembered for his...

Half-Day Intensives Set Tone for PRINTING United Experience
June 25, 2019 at 6:36 pm

In addition to its 96 educational sessions, PRINTING United—the latest iteration of the SGIA Expo—will feature three half-day intensive workshops on Tuesday, October 22, the day before its official kickoff in Dallas. Complementing the robust agenda throughout the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and NAPCO Media’s expo (October 23-25), the intensives...

Shocker: DOJ Files Suit to Block Quad From Acquiring LSC Communications
June 25, 2019 at 5:56 pm

In what many printing industry observers, including myself, view as a shocking development, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Antitrust Div., filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on June 20 seeking to block Quad’s proposed $1.4 billion, all-stock acquisition of LSC Communications...