xpedx is implementing a national recycling program in association with its parent company, International Paper.
Pitney Bowes Inc. announces Wilen Direct has acquired and deployed the Pitney Bowes Print+ Messenger Color Inkjet System to create individually-customized, 4-color envelopes for its clients to use in their marketing and customer communications campaigns.
An agreement between Kodak and Network Global Logistics (NGL) will enhance service delivery for customers of Kodak Service and Support.
Agfa Graphics will host a meeting of the :Apogee Users Group at Graph Expo.
Platinum Equity, a global firm specializing in the merger, acquisition and operation of companies that provide services and solutions to customers in a broad range of business markets, has acquired Quark.
As it marks the 20-year anniversary of the first Fiery digital print controller, EFI will debut the next-generation Fiery platform for digital print production engines.
At Graph Expo 2011, Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM) Inc. will show commercial printers of all sizes a variety of affordable solutions for inkjet and computer-to-plate technologies.
X-Rite Inc. and wholly owned subsidiary Pantone will unveil new products at Graph Expo and demonstrate how the latest X-Rite/Pantone line of design, prepress and print solutions can help customers imagine, define, apply and create their color.
Finch Paper offers the “Digital Field Guide: Design Considerations for Digital Printing.” Co-authored by PIA senior analysts, it offers tips on designing and preparing files for digital printing.
Waukesha, WI, printer The Marek Group has acquired Brandspring Solutions, a Minneapolis-based marketing agency.
Standard will present a broad range of intelligently automated postpress, paper handling and inserting solutions at Graph Expo, including several North American premiers.
IWCO Direct, a leading national provider of direct marketing solutions, will become the first company in the United States to install the Oce ColorStream 3500 at its Chanhassen, MN, headquarters in September.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has acquired CSAT GmbH based in Eggenstein near Karlsruhe, Germany.
Midwest Parenting Publications has selected Evergreen Printing to print its two parenting publications, Indy’s Child and Cincinnati Parent, beginning with the July 2011 issues.
EFI (www.efi.com) has acquired Prism Group Holdings (Prism). Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, with operations in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, Prism (www.prism-world.com) is the provider of Prism WIN MIS and Prism QTMS automated shop floor management solution, focused on general commercial printers, converters, web printers, mailers, and packaging printers around the world
The Museum of Printing in North Andover, MA, announces its acquisition of the Charles Francis collection of printing for display. The museum will exhibit of the Francis Collection beginning in 2012
Bell and Howell, LLC (www.bellhowell.net), provider of BCC postal and data quality solutions that optimize client communications, announces the release of the Accurant AIX 64 platform. It joins Win32, Win64 and Linux 64 as the available options for this multiplatform solution. Accurant is Bell and Howell’s premier address validation and standardization solution
Komori America Corp. (www.komori-america.us) a premier manufacturer of sheetfed and web offset printing presses, has appointed Patrick Callahan director of service operations
EPG (www.epg-inc.com) will highlight its new KeyColor Adelphi presetting and color scanner interface technology for printers using non-EPG ink control systems at Graph Expo 2011 in booth 3348. In addition, the company is collaborating with X-Rite and Pitman, an Agfa Company on displays that demonstrate closed-loop press controls
EFI has launched the Xerox EX Print Server powered by Fiery for the new Xerox DocuColor 8080 Digital Press to ensure the most vivid color and best usability for high-volume digital print production customers.
X-Rite Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone announce the fall tour dates for their “Fundamentals of Color and Appearance (FOCA)” and “Going Beyond Density” seminars.
Mitsubishi Imaging announces the appointment of Takefumi Suzuki as president and CEO, Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM) Inc., as of June 1, 2011.
PODi, the Digital Printing Initiative, announces the 2012 AppForum digital printing conference will be held January 23–25 at the newly renovated Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas.
Flint Group reports the continuing cost escalation for raw materials requires the company to increase prices of inks in North America effective August 1, 2011.
Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced the recipients of the 2011 InterTech Technology Awards.