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U.S. Managers Attend Australian In-plant Conference
NIPPA1   In-plant managers from Australia and New Zealand (and a couple from the U.S.) met this week in Cairns, Queensland, Australia for the NIPPACON 2014 conference, an annual meeting of the Network of In-house Print Professionals Australasia (NIPPA). Taking place in northeast Australia, not far from the Great Barrier Reef, the three-day conference focused on the growing trend of transitioning from traditional file storage methods to the Cloud. more »
In-plant Regional Meetings Next Friday
In-plant managers in Boise, Idaho, and Baton Rouge, La., have something in common. Both groups will be meeting next Friday, September 19, in their respective cities for a full day of networking, education and in-plant tours as part of the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association's series of fall regional meetings. more »
EFI Introduces Two New Digital Front Ends
EFI has announced two advanced EFI Fiery digital front ends (DFEs) for the new Canon imagePRESS C800 and C700 presses. The Canon imagePRESS Server F200 and G100 are the first DFEs built on EFI’s Fiery FS150 Pro platform for cut-sheet digital production systems. more »
Xerox Releases Versatile Light Production Printers
Xerox Color C60/C70   The new Xerox Color C60/C70 printer gives users a cost-effective option for a wide range of printing needs, including magnets and brochures. The machine can also print on linen, which can be useful for applications like event planning, appliques and luxurious embellishments. more »
RISO Combines Inkjet with In-line Perfect Binding System
Riso Perfect Binder   The RISO Perfect Binder not only incorporates the benefits of inkjet technology and the production speed of the ComColor X1 series printers, but converts the system into a self-contained book manufacturing solution for both short-runs and high-volume production. RISO’s inkjet Perfect Binder solution prints books as thick as 300 sheets of 20-lb. bond—which meets or exceeds the production needs of most digital book printers. more »
Five Million Tons of FSC-Certified Paper Sold by Domtar
Domtar Earth Friendly   Domtar Corp. has sold its five millionth ton of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified EarthChoice uncoated fine paper, a first for the North American market. The milestone solidifies the company's position as a longstanding industry leader in responsible fiber sourcing and sustainable practices. more »
Is Amazon Poised to Steal Print on Demand?
Many saw Print On Demand (POD) as the ultimate ‘just in time’ production solution to book publishing, which would wipe out all the inefficiencies of the ‘just in case’ approach that plagues the book supply chain. So why didn’t it happen, or did it happen for some and not for others? more »
Standard Finishing Systems to Show an Array of Products at Graph Expo
SmartBinding   At this year's Graph Expo, Standard will showcase 4,800 square-feet of postpress and paper handling solutions and unveil its line of Horizon Rotary Die Cutters to the North American market. Live demonstrations will show how users can produce a comprehensive range of finished products. more »
Cracking the QR Code
Cracking the QR Code   Cracking the QR Code outlines how to seamlessly incorporate QR codes into your marketing campaign.... more »
System Busters: How to Stop Them in Your Business
System Busters: How to Stop Them in Your Business   Philip Beyer has raised the bar in quality and excellence, having spent ten years researching, considering, dissecting, tweaking, writing and implementing business process management systems that brought total order to his business. With his brand new book, System Busters, learn... more »

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