In Memoriam: Katherine O'Brien
With great sorrow, we share the passing of our friend and former colleague, Katherine O'Brien. Katherine served for 18 years as American Printer's editor-in-chief, North America's oldest publication, founded in 1883. Her reputation as the print industry's "investigative reporter" resulted from insightful questions and to-the-point follow-up queries.
Cathedral Corporation Acquires Letter Concepts, Inc.
The acquisition will enable LCI to provide clients with a wider range of communication channel opportunities. “Letter Concepts brings Cathedral significant strengths in print production management, lockbox operations and data management, and analysis,” said Marianne Gaige, Cathedral.
Top Ranked Printer Chooses Kodak's AI-Based Software
Modern Litho, ranked in the top 1% of North American printers, switched to the KODAK PRINERGY On Demand for a cloud-based, scalable, fully connected system that drives automation. The innovative implementation combines ERP, MIS functionality with collaboration tools, web-to-print, CRM, and Microsoft Office.
New Digital Inkjet Water-Based J Press
FUJIFILM announces its entrance into the flexible packaging market with its J Press FP790 digital inkjet water-based press. It features an environmentally friendly print process, it is high productivity for short, medium, and strategic runs, and wide color gamut, and high-quality reproduction.
Fulfill Business Opportunities with New Flatbed Printer
Canon U.S.A. announced the new Arizona 135 GT UV flatbed printer. This smart technology offers sign makers, print service providers, and offset and screen printers new ways to fulfill business opportunities. It demonstrates its value by creating impressive applications across an extensive range of ...
Kyocera and Ricoh Form Partnership
Kyocera and Ricoh announced a partnership to bring Kyocera's TASKalfa Pro 15000c inkjet into Ricoh's portfolio. The move is the latest investment from both companies as they aim to help transactional and direct mail customers increase profitability by aligning applications to the right press.
Developing the Business
Afraid to Look Under the Sheets
Our great industry is very possibly shrinking faster after the Pandemic than during it. Customers have learned that fewer employees can get the job done, and fewer suppliers are better than too many mediocre suppliers.
You Can Quote Me – "Estimates Are Safer!"
Do you know the difference between an Estimate and a Quote? Estimates and Quotes have very different uses. Understanding the advantages and disadvantages is key to avoiding problems that can cost you time, money, and even customer retention.
30-Year Old Printing Company Ravaged by Fire
A family-owned printing company is reeling after storms likely caused a fire. "Even though the building is heavily damaged, there is a silver lining. All of the traditional offset printing presses and finishing work for those machines are still intact. So there's one bright spot in all of this," said owner David Smith.
Flottman Co. Celebrates Its 100th Year of Operation
The company's adventure began in 1921 when FE Flottman worked for another company but realized that his position would be cut. He bought the equipment from his employer and opened his own commercial printing house. The original business started in Ohio but now operates in Kentucky.
Webinar: Today's In-Plants Adapting to Change with Inkjet
In-plants are faced with rapidly changing market conditions. To be effective, they must adapt to the times. This webinar will explore why production inkjet makes sense for your in-plant, what benefits it can bring, and how it can enhance the strategic value, you bring to your parent organization.
Shannon Stamberger has been named the Director of Technology Center Operations at Mark Andy.
Katie Graham is the new Regional Marketing and Communications Manager for Bobst North America.
Steven Charapata named the Aftermarket Sales Executive-Controls Obsolescence for PCMC.
Arjen Evertse has been appointed as General Manager Sales, EMEA at Mimaki.
Larry White was announced as the new President & CEO of Toshiba America Business Solutions as of July 1.
Scott Maccabe, Toshiba America Business Solutions President & CEO, retired on June 30.
George Parapadakis was appointed to the role of Research Director at Aspire Customer Communications Services.
o Tribute to Katherine O'Brien from Mark Michelson
o Kodak and West World Paper Announce Reseller Agreement
o Local Artist’s Prints Come to Life With Help From Minuteman Press
o Automation Drives Productivity and Helps Lower Costs for Commercial Printer
o Graphics One Launches Two New Rotary Calendars
o GIS Adds Epson D3000-A1R Printhead Support
o Xplor International Celebrates 40 Years
o Xitron Partner Printware Installs 1,000th Navigator Digital Front End
o Quadient Enhances Accounts Receivables Cloud Platform with Advanced Business
o Minuteman Press Franchise in Bellingham Helps Buzzing Local Economy Recover...
Mr. Trash Wheel' Gobbles Up 15 Tons of Trash Every Day
For years, the face of Mr. Trash Wheel has been an icon of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The googly-eyed trash collector has been gobbling up millions of pounds of the city's river-borne garbage for years and led to the creation of several water-wheel allies like Capt. Trash Wheel, and Prof. Trash Wheel.
o International Paper to Release Second-Quarter 2021 Earnings On July 29, 2021
o Initiative for a Sustainable Future
o OPA Provided Computer and Printer to DIC Ludhiana
o Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Finalizes Acquisition of BASF’s Global
o Komori Lithrone G40 Press Delivers on Allegheny Printed Plastics’ Goal
o Lexmark Enhances Cloud Offerings for End Users and Partners
o From Getting Started in Inkjet, to Robotics - Xaar to Share Insights
o The Print Show Postpones to 2022
o 7 Graphic Communications Students Receive Scholarships from DuPont
o EFI Reggiani BOLT Delivers Even Higher Image Quality
o GSE Introduces the InkConnection Blog
o MPS Monitor Supplies Intelligence Utilises AI and Predictive Analytic
o Fujifilm Releases New Features for its FUJIFILM 42K Printbar System
o Agfa Announces Offset Printing Plate Price Increase
o "All You Need is RSC": Durst Unveils New Features and Hybrid Options for Tau
o Printful Invests Over $5 Million in the UK and Poland
o Registration is Open for the Online RTE Conference & Exhibition 2021
o Fujifilm to Launch X-BAR Powered by FUJIFILM Inkjet Technology
o Graphic Arts Advisors Announces the Acquisition of PCI Creative Group
o Color-Logic Presents at Xerox Southwest
o Labelmen Taiwan Partners with Weldon Celloplast