The global recession has pushed vendors across the industry toward a service and support approach in mature markets such as the United States, while they emphasize growth opportunities in emerging markets around the world. Canon (www.usa.canon.com) is no exception, but its executives and those of Netherlands-based Oc (www.oce.com) which Canon is in the process of acquiring as a subsidiary are bullish
Adphos (www.adphosna.com) highlighted a fully variable process color Kodak inkjet press printing at 1000fpm as well as other solutions using its NIR drying technology. Business forms and apparel printer Ennis Inc. (www.ennis.com) has installed an MGI Meteor DP60 Pro digital press at its Ft. Scott, KS, plant. The press will produce plastic gift, loyalty and security cards, as well as personalized postcards.
Japs-Olson Co. (www.japsolson.com) placed an order at Graph Expo 2010 for a new 8-unit Goss (www.gossinternational.com) Sunday 2000 web press that will be configured for automated direct-mail production.
The Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) recognized the "Positively Print" award recipients at a ceremony following the Executive Outlook Conference preceding Graph Expo.
Bellevue, WA-based Virtual Systems launched its newest management software, Midnight, at Graph Expo 2010.
At Graph Expo, Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced the RevGen Program, a new mentoring service expanding the scope of its Essential Business Builder program (EBB).
Valhalla, NY–based Fujifilm North America Corp.'s Graphic Systems Division announces the Fujifilm Digital Inkjet J Press 720 was selected as a Must See ‘em in the Digital Presses – Production Color – Sheetfed category at Graph Expo 2010.
Printing Industries of America (PIA) announces its new 20 x 40-inch “Wide-Format Inkjet Test Form,” its first test form designed exclusively for evaluating inkjet equipment.
EFI is showing two new entry-level production wide-format digital inkjet UV printers, the Rastek H652 UV hybrid and the Rastek T1000 UV flatbed at Graph Expo 2010
Easypurl.com is unveiling the latest version of its Cross-Media Suite, Easypurl.com 5.0 at Graph Expo 2010.
LithoTechnics Inc., developer of the Metrix automated job planning and imposition system, announces technical partner Streamline Solutions has added two-way integration with Metrix to its PrintStream product.
Jeppesen is converting its remaining analog offset chart-printing operations to digital production following a multimillion-dollar purchase of five HP Indigo W7200 Digital presses.
HP unveiled the HP T350 Color Inkjet Web Press at Graph Expo.
Foster City, CA-based EFI is showcasing its complete portfolio of solutions “to lead the industry's progression from analog to digital technology” at Graph Expo 2010.
San Francisco-based Silicon Publishing Inc. will preview the latest version of Silicon Designer, its advanced editor for any type of online, mobile or print document at Graph Expo 2010.
At Graph Expo 2010, XMPieis showcasing the latest versions of its state-of-the-art software for variable data printing (VDP), integrated cross-media, personalized web-to-print and marketing analytics through ongoing product demonstrations.
Printing Industries of America (PIA) supported the provision to extend bonus depreciation and increase small business expensing, recently signed into law.
ECRM is launching its DM screening at Graph Expo 2010.
Representatives from BCC Software (www.bccsoftware.com), a Bowe Bell + Howell company, will discuss postal industry trends and BCC products and solutions in Graph Expo 2010’s Mailing & Fulfillment Pavilion.
Ridgefield Park, NJ-based Agfa Graphics (www.agfa.com) announces :Apogee 7, the new version of Agfa's :Apogee workflow management suite, will be available for live demonstrations at Graph Expo 2010. Agfa's solutions can be found in booths 2611 and 844.
The Graphic Users Association (GUA) of Kodak Solutions (www.mygua.org) has announced it will hold a number of events in Chicago next week in conjunction, and all co-located with Graph Expo 2010 (www.graphexpo.com) in Chicago.
Brown Printing Co. (www.bpc.com) (Waseca, MN) announces the acquisition of the world’s first Goss (www.gossinternational.com) Sunday 3000 web press with an extended 75-inch web width.
Toronto-based book printer Webcom (www.webcomlink.com) is scheduled to install Canada's first HP (www.hp.com) T300 Color Inkjet Web Press next week.
Xerox Corp. (www.xerox.com) (Rochester, NY) will debut its lates digital color production press, the iGen4 EXP, at Graph Expo 2010.
Standard Finishing Systems (Andover, MA) will feature live demonstrations