Printing Industries of America has announced the recipients of the 2010 InterTech Technology Awards.
Wetterauer Druckerei in Friedberg obtained a certificate for the first climate-neutral printing press in Germany.
A partnership announced between Heidelberg USA and Norcross, Georgia-based Unisource Worldwide combines Heidelberg's print media products, service and expertise with the paper and logistics knowledge of the Unisource organization for the benefit of printers in the United States.
"Conditions in the industry have improved, but only relative to the deeply depressed levels of spring 2009," said economists at the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) in the NAPL Printing Business Conditions update released last week.
Vogue Printers, based in Chicago, recently installed a Canon Image Press 6000 digital press to provide its customer's with fast turnaround times for on-demand and one-on-one variable data printing.
St. Paul, Minnesota-based Printware, the longest-standing independent manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance polyester CtP solutions, announced it is now shipping its expanded line of SilverStream® polyester plate material line for use in CtP systems from equipment suppliers including AB Dick/Presstek, Agfa, ECRM, Escher-Grad, Fuji, Heidelberg, Konica, Linotype, Mitsubishi, PrePRESS Solutions, Scitex, Screen and Xante/RipIt to mention a few.
Melbourne, Florida-based MGI USA, the multi-substrate (paper, plastics & envelopes) digital press and finishing solutions manufacturer, announced that Paper Handling Solutions has installed a MGI Meteor DP60 Pro® 4-color multi-substrate digital press at Colour 101, located in Atlanta.
Headquartered in Trevose, Pa., the Graphic Arts Association will honor James Moore as its 2008 Neographics Pressperson of the Year at a dinner and award ceremony at the Crystal Tea Room, located in Philadelphia, on May 1. To be considered for this award, eligible candidates must have worked in the industry for at least 10 years, and have a record of accomplishments demonstrating their contributions toward their employer, as well as respect from peers, suppliers and clients. Since 1994, Moore has served as a lead pressman on the six-color, 40" Heidelberg Speedmaster at Joseph H. Tees and Son Printing, Bensalem, Pa. For more
Direct mail can be a very rewarding business-generation tool, but it has to be done right. There are things marketing directors should consider before championing a direct response campaign in their organizations. If marketing leaders would ask themselves the following five questions, their meetings with digital printing and mail house partners can be more effective—and mail campaigns more fruitful: 1. What is the plan? Simply starting is often the hardest part, but having a documented plan allows you to begin changing and modifying the plan. The way I learn, is often characterized by behaviorists as “visual spatial” learning; I need to
Think beyond short-run solutions to long-term profitability. At the On Demand Conference & Expo, held May 17-19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, the energy was palpable, the excitement was infectious, and the opportunities were mind-boggling. Yes, for distributors who have embraced digital printing, these are the best of times. But, these can seem like the worst of times for those intimidated by technology. "It doesn't have to be like that," stressed Paul Edwards, president of Fenton, Missouri-based FormStore. "Attaching graphic and database files is actually much easier than sitting down and doing form designs, and paper and carbon tests. Time,