Even five years ago it was obvious that Graph Expo was evolving beyond its old iron roots. But I know I wasn't alone in wondering about the show's prospects this year. Would people come? More importantly, would they be qualified attendees? The answer is yes. People did come. It was a vibrant, encouraging event. Hats off to GASC. The lousy economy, coupled with the nonparticipation of some top press
The inkjet theme seen earlier this year at Ipex continued at Graph Expo 2010. Digital and mailing vendors occupied floor space once given over almost entirely to offset technology. Going digital Years ago, Indigo founder Benny Landa declared, Everything that can go digital, will, and that someday Palo Alto, CA-based HP (www.hp.com/go/gsb) would occupy a larger booth than Heidelberg. His prediction
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