Improving and upgrading technology is nothing new for the eight-employee in-plant, which lies about an hour east of downtown Los Angeles, in the foothills of the scenic San Bernardino Mountains. But as services like shredding and wide-format printing have been added and expanded to better serve the needs of the university, Printing Services still values its offset capabilities.
With a centuries-old reputation for quality, efficiency and cost control, D'Addario naturally needs to keep a close eye on all of its package design and print advertising. To enable this, the Farmingdale, N.Y., company operates a busy in-house ad agency and in-plant printing division.
Farmingdale, N.Y.-based D’Addario is the largest music string manufacturer in the world. Deep inside the 900-employee, family-owned manufacturing company is a busy in-house ad agency and in-plant printing division, including a prepress department, press room and bindery.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ March 2013 edition, featuring Vecoplan LLC; MGI Digital Graphic Technology and Advanced Print Technologies; Plockmatic International AB and Morgana Systems Ltd.; X-Rite Inc.; Mohawk Fine Papers; and Heidelberg.
X-Rite Inc. has tapped Ron Voigt as the new president of the company. He succeeds Tom Vacchiano who announced his retirement as president of X-Rite, effective on March 1, 2013. For a smooth leadership transition and strong-focused start to the year, Vacchiano will immediately take on an advisory role.
Every year since 1978, Printing Industries of America (PIA) has bestowed an InterTech Technology Award on new technologies that it predicts will have a major impact on the graphic arts. More than 80 percent of these award winners experience continued commercial success in the marketplace.
PITTSBURGH—Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced that a dozen technologies were recipients of the 2012 InterTech Technology Awards. The technologies receiving this award have been judged as "truly innovative and are expected to advance the performance of the graphic communications industry," according to PIA.
X-Rite, a global leader in color science and technology, has signed a definitive merger agreement with Danaher under which Danaher will acquire the company for $5.55 per share in cash, or a total of approximately $625 million including the assumption of debt, net of cash. The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter of 2012.
It's hard to believe, but Graph Expo will begin in just nine days. Though the absence of such regulars as Heidelberg and Komori has been duly noted, the graphic arts trade show will still be bursting with new technologies for in-plants to peruse.
NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies has awarded its Harold W. Gegenheimer Individual and Corporate Awards for Industry Service to Dr. Juergen J. Stolt and Burgess Industries, respectively.