New HQ for Esko-Graphics 

Feb 26, 2003

Esko-Graphics moves to new facilities in Kennesaw, GA

Creo donates prepress products to GATF 

Feb 26, 2003

Creo donates prepress products to GATF

EFI to acquire Printcafe 

Feb 26, 2003

Electronics For Imaging signs agreement with Printcafe to acquire Printcafe

Publishers file copyright-infringement suit against quick printer 

Feb 25, 2003

Coursepack providers get sued for copyright infringement

Creo terminates acquisition offer to Printcafe 

Feb 25, 2003

Creo withdraws offer to acquire Printcafe

TechINK earns ISO 9001:2000 certification 

Feb 25, 2003

TechINK Limited, an independent subsidiary of Scitex Vision (Netanya, Israel), has been awarded with the ISO 9001:2000 quality certification. TechINK develops digital printing inks; its VisionInk line of products has been optimized for use with Scitex Vision’s printers.

Scitex Vision America appoints new president 

Feb 24, 2003

Scitex Vision (Netanya, Israel) has appointed Steve Zunde president of Scitex Vision America, Inc., replacing Tim Weeldreyer. Prior to joining Scitex Vision, Zunde was president of the digital division of KBA North America (Williston, VT), after initiating the successful North American activities of the joint-venture startup between Scitex and KBA, and managing its North American unit, Karat Digital

Scitex Vision America appoints new president 

Feb 24, 2003

Scitex Vision (Netanya, Israel) has appointed Steve Zunde president of Scitex Vision America, Inc., replacing Tim Weeldreyer. Prior to joining Scitex Vision, Zunde was president of the digital division of KBA North America (Williston, VT), after initiating the successful North American activities of the joint-venture startup between Scitex and KBA, and managing its North American unit, Karat Digital

Scitex Vision America appoints new president 

Feb 24, 2003

Scitex Vision (Netanya, Israel) has appointed Steve Zunde president of Scitex Vision America, Inc., replacing Tim Weeldreyer. Prior to joining Scitex Vision, Zunde was president of the digital division of KBA North America (Williston, VT), after initiating the successful North American activities of the joint-venture startup between Scitex and KBA, and managing its North American unit, Karat Digital

RealTimeImage announces user forum, European expansion, product upgrades 

Feb 20, 2003

Online-proofing technology provider RealTimeImage (San Bruno, CA) announced plans that it says will significantly and positively affect distribution, development and expansion. The company is making changes in response to reportedly successful 2002 results and growth in the online-proofing segment. To address its online-proofing user community, RealTimeImage has launched an official RealTimeProof

Creo sues Printcafe, EFI to block acquisition bid 

Feb 19, 2003

Creo Inc. (Vancouver, BC) has commenced litigation in the Delaware Chancery Court to prevent Printcafe Software, Inc. (Pittsburgh) from pursuing what Creo deems as "unusual and draconian defensive tactics that harm all of Printcafe's stockholders." After having increased its ownership in Printcafe to 55 percent in January, Creo offered to acquire all outstanding Printcafe common shares for $1.30 per

IPA offers Mac OS X Webinars 

Feb 18, 2003

IPA, the Assn. of Graphic Solutions Providers, announced a new curriculum in its online Web conferences that examines Mac OS X. Presented by Mac OS X expert Chuck Weger, the series will address such issues as application compatibility, networking, security and font management. The first of the three Webinars will take place Feb. 27 at 1:00 p.m. EST, and will specifically address the growing loss of

Flatbed Digital Presses: The Basics 

Feb 17, 2003

Factors to consider when evaluating a digital flatbed press

Flat-bed digital press/UV-curable inkjet inks offer new wide-format option 

Feb 17, 2003

How Sericol UV inkjet ink works with Inca digital press to offer wide-format printing option

Xerox introduces midrange DocuColor 3535 

Feb 16, 2003

Xerox introduces midrange DocuColor 3535

Creo offers remanufactured prepress solutions 

Feb 14, 2003

Creo Inc. has launched a line of certified, remanufactured prepress systems. They include the Trendsetter and Lotem platesetters; Dolev imagesetters; EverSmart scanners; Iris proofers; and Brisque and Prinergy workflow management systems. The former trade-ins are reportedly remanufactured on the original production line in the factory where they were first built. Original components, such as optics

Printcafe, EFI enter into standby credit facility, stock option agreement 

Feb 13, 2003

Printcafe Software Inc. (Pittsburgh) has entered into three agreements with Electronics for Imaging, Inc (EFI) (Foster City, CA). These include a letter agreement that places certain restrictions on Printcafe’s ability to take actions in order to facilitate a business combination with a party other than EFI; a stock option agreement granting EFI an option to purchase up to 2,126,574 shares of common

Kinko’s boosts green-power usage 37 percent 

Feb 13, 2003

Kinko’s Inc. (Dallas) announced a series of agreements that increases its projected annual use of "green" power by 37 percent to approximately 11.2 million kilowatt hours. The move is part of the company’s efforts to integrate sustainable business practices into its operations. Sixty-six Kinko’s locations in California, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washington have joined the company’s efforts to support

Quebecor World awarded Teen Vogue contract 

Feb 11, 2003

Quebecor World Inc. (Greenwich, CT) has entered into a multi-year agreement with Condé Nast Publication to print its new magazine, Teen Vogue. The "Euro-size" title (6 3/4 x 9 1/8 inches) will be launched with the February/March issue and have an initial circulation of 450,000. It will be published six times this year. David Orlin, senior vice president for strategic sourcing at Advance Magazine Group,

Sappi appoints Leslie CEO 

Feb 11, 2003

Coated-fine-paper producer Sappi Ltd. (Johannesburg, South Africa) announced that Jonathan Leslie, current CEO of Diamonds and Gold Group of Rio Tinto plc, will join Sappi in April as its CEO. At that time, Sappi will split the roles of chairman and CEO; current CEO Eugene van As will retire and become non-executive chairman of the group. Prior to his work with Rio Tinto’s Diamonds and Gold Group,

PRODUCTION MANAGER, FOLDING CARTONS - Southern CA 

Feb 11, 2003

PRODUCTION MANAGER, FOLDING CARTONS Southern California/Inland Empire Job Description: Manage 75-80 employees (including supervisors) in this 3 shift, 5 days per week high-end printing/quality, folding carton facility. Part of a multi-billion dollar company and a leader in the high end folding carton industry. Functionally responsible for printing presses (litho), coating (aqueous and UV), laminating,

Flint launches global inkjet product provider 

Feb 10, 2003

Flint Ink Corp. (Ann Arbor, MI) has created Jetrion, LLC, a global company that provides industrial inkjet products, services and custom printing solutions. Jetrion will offer ink, hardware, software and services for continuous inkjet and drop-on-demand applications, from such vendors as Scitex, Videojet, Domino and Imaje. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, with a legacy customer base in North

Quad/Graphics speeds OK gravure operations 

Feb 10, 2003

Quad/Graphics (Pewaukee, WI) has accelerated the timetable for launching gravure operations at its Oklahoma City printing plant, which is currently under construction. Two new 108-inch gravure presses that were to be installed and made production ready by 2005 will now be up and running in 2004. The gravure presses will complement two web-offset machines that will start up this summer when the facility

PrintCafe names Belkofer director of PSI product development 

Feb 05, 2003

Printcafe appoints key executive for PSI product development

NAPL: Printing economic growth 'frustratingly slow and erratic' 

Feb 05, 2003

Printing industry's economic growth remains slow in early 2003