Xerox has unveiled a brand new production print website. As part of the company's ongoing commitment to the industry, the revamped website is a "one-stop shop for all things production"—making it easy and fast for print service providers to access vital information they need to grow and succeed.
Midwest Single Source has made a $1 million investment to upgrade its printing equipment, and is looking to expand its digital services along with it.
The Wichita, Kansas-based printing company recently had its new Xerox iGen4 printer installed, and employees have been training on how to use it, according to Kevin Ulwelling, Midwest's president.
The company also has added two full-time positions in production and rearranged some other positions to be able to accommodate anticipated production increases.
Apex Color, Jacksonville, Fla., recently installed a second G7 Certified, Konica Minolta C8000 bizhub to increase both redundancy and capacity to better serve its customers.
Xerox Corp. is closing part of a call center operation in North Carolina that employs roughly 500. According to the Connecticut-based printing and business services giant, the affected Cary, N.C., call center jobs will be eliminated effective Nov. 14, but the company plans to place more than half those workers within other Xerox operations there.
Xerox said separation packages will be provided to those who qualify. Xerox is one of the Rochester area’s largest employers with roughly 6,300 workers locally.
The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) Research Center’s newly released study, “Mergers & Acquisitions: A Growth Strategy for an Industry in Transition,” reports the facts of M&A in the graphic communications industry, and whether it is the best path to profitable growth or a risk that may not be worth taking.
Masterpiece Graphix, Fenton, Mo., recently launched a new website and rebranding effort to combat rising industry image challenges. The website, www.mgxdigital.com, is offered in mobile and desktop versions for a user-friendly experience.
Sales were up slightly for Xerox Corp. in its most recent quarter, but profits dropped and the company, which has been cutting its headcount, plans to trim even more.
For the three months ending June 30, the company took in $5.4 billion, up about 1 percent from the same three months in 2012. The company’s growth in recent years, as well as in that most recent quarter, came from the business services side of the company.
Xerox cut 1,300 positions worldwide during the quarter, at a cost of about $39 million in severance packages. And the company said it anticipates further restructuring.