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GRAPH EXPO 14 DELIVERS BIG DESPITE CHICAGO AIR TRAFFIC ISSUES

Orders and Optimism Up From Last GRAPH EXPO Reston, VA – It would have been hard for even the most tenacious of travelers to not be impacted by the significant challenges that the fire at the FAA facility in Aurora, Illinois caused for people attending GRAPH EXPO 14 and co-located CPP EXPO this year.  But despite 4,251 flight cancellations and over 12,000 significant delays at Chicago’s two major airports during …Read More

J. Kenneth Garner to Become AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Chief Executive Officer in January 2015

Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., Stepping Down after 30-Year Career with the Association To Become Chief Executive Officer of the Public Relations Society of America East Rutherford, N.J. (October 13, 2014) ― AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Chairman Tom Duchene today announced a transition of executive leadership at the combined association. Effective January 12, 2015, J. Kenneth Garner will become association Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., CAE. Truncale has announced his intention …Read More

IKEA’S “BOOKBOOK” CAMPAIGN WINS 2014 POSITIVELY PRINT AWARD AT GRAPH EXPO 14

Award Honors Print Advocacy Campaign That Promotes the Power of Print Chicago, IL -IKEA’s clever and humorous video touting the power of a good old-fashioned print catalog generated more than 7.7 million online views in less than a week and caught the attention of the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) Positively Print judges to win the 2014 award. “The IKEA spot is not only funny but also a great promotion …Read More

GRAPH EXPO 14 MUST SEE ‘EMS Best of Category Announced

GRAPH EXPO 14 “BEST OF CATEGORY” MUST SEE ‘EMS WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK CONFERENCE Best of the Best Technologies and Products Displayed, Demonstrated on the Show Floor at  GRAPH EXPO 14 Chicago, IL – The MUST SEE ‘EMS  “Best of Category” honors were announced at the end of the EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK Conference on Sunday, September 28, opening day of GRAPH EXPO 14, which runs from September 28 – October …Read More

GRAPH EXPO 14 and CPP EXPO Roll Out Industry Event of the Year

GRAPH EXPO 14 AND CPP EXPO ROLL OUT THE GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY EVENT OF THE YEAR The Hottest Technologies, Unique New Applications, 50+ Co-located Events, Extensive Education and Networking Opportunities Highlight Cutting Edge Event Chicago, IL – Featuring the latest technologies from more than 440 exhibitors, dynamic show floor features, more than 50 co-located events, and an unmatched educational slate, GRAPH EXPO 14 will open tomorrow in Chicago’s McCormick Place …Read More

AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Chapters Kick Off Fall Season of Regional Meetings

Association members can hear expert speakers, get the latest industry news, and network with their peers at get-togethers held in a dozen local areas around the nation. (Alexandria, Va., September 16, 2014)―AMSP/NAPL/NAQP members will be able to access the latest industry information and network with their peers in a convenient location as the association kicks off its fall season of regional meetings tomorrow. Printing, mailing, fulfillment, and marketing service providers …Read More

The YGS Group Acquires Print Management Inc.

Pennsylvania company makes strategic expansion to serve West Coast markets after nationwide M&A search by the NAPL Business Advisory Group.  East Rutherford, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2014)―The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) has announced that The YGS Group in York, Pa., has acquired Print Management Inc. in Tukwila, Wash., effective August 8, 2014. The acquisition is a strategic expansion of The YGS Group brand to the West Coast where Print Management …Read More

Sponsored Tables at 2014 Soderstrom Dinner Continue to Outpace Previous Events

Companies are advised by AMSP/NAPL/NAQP to make reservations now for the industry’s premier recognition event as capacity attendance is anticipated. East Rutherford, N.J. (Sept. 4, 2014)―Individual seats and sponsored company tables are still available for the industry’s annual AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Soderstrom Awards Dinner in Chicago on Sept. 27, but companies interested in participating are advised not to delay in making reservations as capacity attendance for the event is anticipated. This year the …Read More

Educators/Associations Day at GRAPH EXPO 14

FREE and Open to All Show Visitors: An Exploration of Future Graphic Communication Education, Perspective on Tomorrow’s Educators, and Outlook on “Next Gen” Workforce Reston, VA-GRAPH EXPO 14 coming together with co-show CPP EXPO to Chicago’s McCormick Place, September 28 – October 1, 2014, will welcome the first ever co-located Educators/Associations Day on Wednesday, October 1, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm in room S104b of McCormick Place South.  Free and …Read More

AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Workflow Study Finds Industry Facilities Concentrating Investments on Software with Best ROI

Web-to-print, prepress PDF, print MIS, and variable-data printing at the top of Investment Worthiness Index™ rankings.  (East Rutherford, N.J., August 21, 2014)―Four applications―Web-to-print, prepress PDF, print MIS, and variable-data printing―topped the list of workflow software investments over the last three years among more than 325 commercial and in-plant printing and related industry facilities surveyed in the recent Workflow Investment Survey 2014 from AMSP/NAPL/NAQP, the new association created this year through …Read More