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Signature Offset expands with Goss web press

Feb 11, 2011 12:00 AM,

Signature Offset brought a Goss web press system into production ahead of schedule in late 2010 to accommodate new newspaper and publication contracts at its brand new facility in Jacksonville, FL.

RBP acquires Pressroom Solutions

Feb 1, 2011 12:00 AM,

Milwaukee's RBP Chemical Technology has acquired the assets of Pressroom Solutions Inc. (PSI) of Fort Worth, TX.

Magazine launches outpace closures in 2010

Dec 14, 2010 12:00 AM,

In 2010, 193 new magazines launched while 176 ceased publication, according to MediaFinder.com ─ the online database of U.S. and Canadian publications. Food magazines topped the list of new launches with 28 new titles, such as “Northeast Flavor” and “ChopChop.”

Lean & mean

Dec 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Denise Kapel

While the country begins to emerge from the Great Recession, the print industry remains in decline. As of August 31, sales were down 19.9% from their pre-recession peak and 22.5% from their all-time peak, according to NAPL economists. Further, their latest data indicates approximately 7,200 establishments or 20.5% of the industry have disappeared since 2000. Productivity has increased over that time

What is stupidity in the pressroom?

Dec 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Raymond J. Prince

A good friend of mine (Bill McLauchlan) likes to state, Stupidity is doing the same thing and expecting different results. Once, while spraying weeds, I realized that I had been using the same spray for 30 years on Canadian Thistle with the same results: The thistle came back each year. Now I was the stupid one. So often this is what we are doing in our pressrooms. Problems will not just go away if

Goss at Graph Expo

Dec 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Now a wholly owned subsidiary of Shanghai Electric, Bolingbrook, IL-based Goss Intl. (www.gossinternational.com) represents Akiyama products in North America, including the M-600 Folia web-to-sheet press. New Goss Universal press models are now available for newspaper and semi-commercial applications. Goss Lifetime Support now includes Goss ServiceFSA flexible service agreements that allow customers

Transcontinental closes Boucherville printing plant

Oct 27, 2010 12:00 AM,

Montreal-based Transcontinental announces that it is closing the Transcontinental Boucherville printing plant at 1485 Coulomb in Boucherville, QC, Canada.

Quad/Graphics orders two new Goss Sunday presses

Oct 20, 2010 12:00 AM,

Quad/Graphics will install two new Goss Sunday web presses with DigiRail digital inking specifically designed for the production of retail inserts.

Japs-Olson orders first-of-its-kind Goss Sunday at Graph Expo

Oct 14, 2010 12:00 AM,

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.

Brown Printing to install first 75-Inch Goss Sunday 3000

Oct 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

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.

Goss offers Graph Expo 2010 parts discount

Sep 28, 2010 12:00 AM,

Goss Intl. will offer a discount of up to 20% off the regular price of any parts ordered at Graph Expo, October 3-6 in Chicago.

Web Offset Awards now accepting entries

Sep 23, 2010 12:00 AM,

The Web Offset Association (WOA), a special interest group of Printing Industries of America, is now accepting entries for the 2011 WOA Annual Print Awards Competition.

KBA reorganizes web press technical departments

Sep 22, 2010 12:00 AM,

German press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) (www.kba.com) has reorganized and streamlined its technical infrastructure to address customer needs in the web press sector more effectively

manroland restructures to continue as standalone company

Sep 22, 2010 12:00 AM,

The manroland AG (www.manroland.com) executive board and investors have agreed on a corporate restructuring to ensure the company’s independence.

EPG offers service option for KeyColor

Sep 13, 2010 12:00 AM,

Centerbrook, CT-based Essex Products Group (EPG) announces customers purchasing a new KeyColor Ink Control System for a commercial, packaging or newspaper printing press can expand the EPG labor warranty beyond the standard period.

Prisco to show HP Scitex printers, eco-consumables at Graph Expo

Sep 7, 2010 12:00 AM,

The PriscoDigital division of Newark, NJ-based Printers’ Service, or Prisco, announces it will be the only vendor to conduct live demonstrations of the recently introduced HP Scitex FB500 and LX600 wide-format inkjet printers at Graph Expo 2010.

Goss extends web offset advantages at Graph Expo

Sep 7, 2010 12:00 AM,

Goss Intl. will highlight differentiating web offset technology as well as unique new options for perfecting, packaging, print finishing and aftermarket Goss Lifetime Support services at Graph Expo 2010.

manroland investor rejects KBA offer

Aug 12, 2010 12:00 AM,

As Heidelberg CEO Bernhard Schreier steers clear of merger talks, manroland Inc. (Westmont, IL) reports its primary shareholder, Allianz Capital Partners, has rejected a merger offer from KBA.

Freeport Press expands in OH

Aug 10, 2010 12:00 AM,

Freeport, Ohio-based Freeport Press announces 40 new jobs to support the company's local expansion project. The Finance Fund, a statewide nonprofit financial intermediary, assisted Freeport Press with the $6.6 million project.

PIA shares in-depth look at 2010 InterTech Award recipients

Aug 6, 2010 12:00 AM,

Pittsburgh, PA-based Printing Industries of America has released detailed information about the six technologies recently selected to receive a 2010 InterTech Technology Award