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JUL 2013

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N E W S O F T H E P R I N T I N G I N D U S T R Y AT A G L A N C E "Set your goals to find the right person rather than the specific skill." —Debra Thompson, page 24 NEWS PRINT 13 Delivers PRINT 13, together with the co-located CPP EXPO, is coming September 8-12 to Chicago's McCormick Place, with the theme "Innovate, Integrate, and Communicate". The Future Print Pavilion, sponsored by FlexTech Alliance, is just one attraction offered. There, attendees will learn about emerging print technologies, including RFID, printed electronics, and 3-D printing. The debut of the Sidelines Pavilion will showcase the range of specialty products that can enhance print providers' revenue and help build their bottom line. Other new or re-imagined show floor attractions at PRINT 13 include Deliver, the new Mailing & Fulfillment Center, sponsored by the USPS and Association of Marketing Service Providers (formerly MFSA); Photo Finish, the Photo Imaging Pavilion, sponsored by Photo Imaging News and SPI Convention & Shoot-Out; and, Big, the new Wide Format Pavilion, sponsored by the International Sign Association (ISA). This year's seminar slate will cover a broad range of topics, with specialty interest sessions divided into 10 tracks: Business/Executive; Design/Creative Pro; Commercial; Mailing; Non-Print/Digital Imaging; Marketing/Sales; Future Print; In-plant; Wide Format; and Packaging. MyPRINTResource.com/10114760 EFI Acquires printLEADER EFI has acquired the assets of privately held printLEADER, a provider of print MIS (management information systems) software products. printLEADER's MIS products will become integrated into EFI's PrintSmith Vision product line, part of EFI's EPS group. EFI will also continue to support the existing printLEADER client base, which consists of more than 800 commercial and in-plant printing operations across North America. MyPRINTResource.com/10005156 National Envelope Files Chapter 11 National Envelope has filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code. The petition was filed in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. CEO Jim Pinto stated, "We remain optimistic that the Chapter 11 filing will enable the company to secure an owner committed to long-term viability for the business. While we continue to work on the sale process, we expect National Envelope will maintain normal operations and conduct business as usual. All of our 8 QUICK PRINTING / July 2013 plants are running and our focus continues to be directed at servicing our dedicated customer base with exceptional quality and on time delivery." MyPRINTResource.com/10714787 Welcome to the Zoo Trade printer Zoo Printing officially opened its new full production facility in West Deptford, NJ, on June 3. The 50,000-squarefoot facility produces four-color offset and digital, large-format, and one- and twocolor products. Will call starts July 15, followed shortly by local delivery. Zoo Printing now prints coast-to-coast and can ship orders to arrive almost anywhere in the continental US in one to (l to r) Ark Andoun, GM of Zoo Printing in two days using stan- Kentucky, Jeff Bentz, GM of New Jersey facildard ground ship- ity, Congressman Robert Andrews, and Raymond Chintall, mayor of West Deptford, NJ ping. The company plans to expand into Texas and Florida next. MyPRINTResource.com/10008754 Domtar Acquires Xerox Papers Domtar Corporation has completed its acquisition of Xerox's paper and print media products business in the US and Canada. The transaction includes coated and uncoated papers and specialty print media, including business forms, carbonless, and wide-format paper formerly distributed by Xerox. MyPRINTResource.com/10004963 IDEAlliance at PRINT 13 Managing content for multiple channels is the key to a future of growth and profitability, according to IDEAlliance, which is co-locating its educational program on the show floor at PRINT 13. Among the highlights will be: the 2013 Spectrum Conference and the IDEAlliance Workflow Pavilion—which will hold an Integrated Media Workflow Lab— the Printing Standards Forum, the G7 Summit, new technology demos, and the IDEAlliance VIP Reception. MyPRINTResource.com/10140350 NPOA Rocks PRINT 13 The National Print Owners Association (NPOA) will offer two free evening networking events for members and non-members during PRINT 13 in Chicago. The networking sessions will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel following the close of the show floor on Sunday, September 8 and Monday, September 9. The gatherings, sponsored by Accuzip, will feature light snacks and a cash bar. These casual evening get-togethers are free, but attendees must sign-up early and register for one or both evenings. To sign-up and register, visit the NPOA website and go to "Free Print 13 Networking Event". MyPRINTResource.com/10848553 w w w. M y P R I N T R e s o u r c e . c o m

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