Marketing Ideas for Printers Introduces FastTrack Online Printing Tool

Fargo, N.D. - Marketing Ideas for Printers has announced a new online printing tool designed to make it easier than ever for print-buyers to produce production-ready PDF files from any application and get them preflighted, uploaded, and into their printer's hands fast. The software, called FastTrack, will be available for all WebsitesForPrinters.com customers on Wednesday,...

RSA Debuts WebCRD 9.4, Must See ‘Em Award Winning Web to Print Software for In-Plants at Graph Expo

Rochester, NY - Today, Rochester Software Associates (RSA), provider of production print workflow software solutions for in-plant and corporate print centers, will demonstrate Must See 'Em Award winner WebCRD™ 9.4, web to print software for in-plant print centers in booth 231 at Graph Expo in Chicago, Chicago September 28- October 1, 2014. Additionally, RSA will...

IKEA’s ‘BookBook’ Video Wins Award

Anyone with the slightest fondness for print walked a little taller and smiled, smiled, smiled after first seeing IKEA’s video for its latest catalog. Gently sending up all those Apple ads, they introduced us to their “BookBook,” and we’ve been using the phrase ever since. And this week, the campaign won the Graphic Arts Show...

DocBridge Mill Plus from Compart Now Transforms Legacy Print Streams to HTML 5 and PDF/UA

Chicago, Illinois - Print operations managers can now leverage legacy IT infrastructure and allow customers to view documents via all physical and digital channels, thanks to revolutionary new technology from Compart to be demonstrated at Graph Expo 2014 (both#567). Universal access means that any document,regardless of type, format, age and source, can be viewed,worked with,...

The Lion of Typesetting: Linotype

Frank Romano’s History of the Linotype Company (RIT Press) is as exhaustive as setting Linotype was exhausting in the hot metal days. But it is also a splendid chronicle of this lion of the typesetting field.I was fortunately present for the last couple of Linotype years at the New York Times (see Farewell, Etaoin Shrdlu)...

French commercial print shop offers its customers optimum service with offset and digital presses from Heidelberg

JF Impression uses France's first Speedmaster XL 106 perfecting press with an output of 18,000 sheets per hour Linoprint C 751 produces backstitched brochures in very short runs with special finishing module For Montpellier-based print shop JF Impression, 2014 once again represents a major technological leap with the purchase of several large presses. Jacques Fabr...

APR Partners with Nuova GIDUE

All Printing Resources is excited to announce a technical partnership with press manufacturer Nuova GIDUE, recent winner of The Award for Innovation at The Label Industry Global Awards 2014. This relationship includes the installation of GIDUE’s revolutionary M5 UV flexo press at APR’s Technical Center located in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. The M5 flexo...

True Myth Chardonnay

Design agency Heroist created a classically, feminine aesthetic for True Myth Chardonnay produced by Niven Family Wine Estates."Designer Michael Kirts of Heroist provided a wide and timeless consumer appeal. The setting has a mystical feel that pulls consumers in for a closer look, with the goddess personifying the most well known true myth of all...

MetaCommunications Wins a Must See ‘Ems Award

CHICAGO, IL - MetaCommunications is unveiling a preview of Workgroups DaVinci 2015 at this week's Graph Expo in Chicago, IL. The new Workgroups DaVinci, which is on display at booth 435, is the only marketing, design, and prepress workflow automation toolset that spans the entire supply chain from ideation through distribution via print, web, email,...

A Designer’s Guide to Side Stitching

When you Google “side stitching,” you get a lot of interesting answers. Anything from Singer sewn to Japanese stab binding. But this is not side stitching. Nope. The easiest way to understand side stitching is to imagine an industrial-strength desk stapler. Single leaves and/or folded signatures are trimmed to final size, stacked one on top...