Owing to the low sales volumes, Muller Martini has decided to cease production of printing presses in the first half of 2015. Muller Martini will continue to provide service support for printing press customers worldwide in the future.
The Müller Martini Group is suffering from the difficult economic conditions and continuing structural change in the graphics industry. Although Müller Martini has successfully preserved its position as a market leader, revenues have fallen massively over the last four years.
Harwood Heights, Illinois-based FCL Graphics Incorporated, a leading printer of marketing and direct mail materials, announced its latest investment in a newly installed high-speed Heidelberg stitching line with six model TAS signature feeders with the Optigraf signature recognition system.
FCL Graphics, Incorporated, a leading North American printer of marketing and direct mail materials, announced major investments to enhance and expand services to marketers and producers of communication materials.
Fry Communications has begun installing a Muller Martini Primera saddle stitching system.
HP introduced the graphic arts industry's largest, most productive commercial digital color press, bringing the concept of mass customization to printing by combining the personalization features of digital printing with the efficiencies of high-volume production.
This year’s Graph Expo marked a pronounced paradigm shift as exhibitors and attendees alike positioned themselves for the onslaught of digital manufacturing opportunities. The transformation of the Chicago show—necessitated by changing markets and a challenging economy—resulted in an industry tradeshow more consumed with digital technology than ever before.
Offset Paperback Mfrs. (OPM), an arvato US Bertelsmann Company, has added a KODAK PROSPER 5000XL Press to its book publishing operations. OPM is one of the largest manufacturers of mass-market paperback books in the world. Its clients include many of the most recognized brands in publishing.
PrintCity Alliance members are preparing to publish their latest environmental and energy report Carbon & Energy Reduction for the Graphics Industry Value Chain in early 2011.