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PRINT 13 And CPP Expo Housing Now Open
GASC Provides Best Rate Guarantee, Attendees and Exhibitors Encouraged to Reserve Rooms Early to Secure Special Rates at Choice Hotels. Housing for PRINT 13 and co-located CPP EXPO is now open, the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) has announced.
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Gate Group USA, Opens Office In Texas
With all details finalized, Gate Group USA (Ike Savitt, President) announced the opening of a branch office in Laredo, TX. Laredo is universally regarded as an avenue for successful business with Mexico and Latin America. To head the new office in Loredo, Sr. Pedro Cruz has been appointed Vice President of Business Development and senior representation.


{short description of image}We Moved!
MBO has moved into a new 38,000 square foot facility to better serve its customers. The new office is located in Burlington County on 4 Stow Road in Marlton, NJ. "With our new location we have room for our expanded product lines, additional services, and our new inventory management system. This new facility gives us the opportunity to grow even more," said Werner King, VP, US Operations, for MBO America.


Spandex Adds Line Of Pressure Sensitive Vinyls
Spandex has added Arlon film products to its portfolio of brands which includes premium films for fleet, vehicle and wall wrap applications as well as high quality polymeric vinyls for digital printing.
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Canon Moves Headquarters
Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced the address of its new Americas headquarters. One Canon Park, located in Melville, NY will consolidate nearly 1,400 Canon employees into one central location.

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Greg BaneAleyant Systems Adds Channel Sales for Business Expansion
Aleyant Systems, an innovative leader in providing robust software services to the graphic communications industry, has announced that it has appointed industry veteran Greg Bane as Sales Channel Manager. Bane joins Aleyant Systems from Meadows Publishing Solutions where he was channel Manager for the company's DesignMerge software solution for a number of years. For more information about Aleyant offerings, please visit www.Aleyant.com.


PRINT 13 Debuts New "SIDELINES" Pavilion Featuring Expanded Revenue Stream Products
PRINT 13 not only attracts printers who broker specialty printing and ad specialties but it also draws distributors, brokers, marketers, and other graphic communications professionals who deal in these products.
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GAERF Announces 2013 Student Design Competition
The Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) has launched the GAERF 2013 Student Design Competition themed: Forever Print. This fifth annual contest challenges students to demonstrate their creativity and skill by producing a printed product that in today's world cannot be replaced by electronic media.
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Postal Reform: Process Begins Anew-Again!
After a fast start, postal reform in the 113th Congress has fallen back into "regular order." Rhetoric during the February 13 hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, chaired by
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About Lobbying
I recently had a discussion with one of my siblings regarding the evils of lobbying, or as I prefer to say the need for advocacy. It's an interesting phenomenon.

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65 Years Dedicated To Service
Warren Steinert, co-founder of Steinert printing Company in Oshkosh, WI, recently celebrated 65 years in business. He started the family-run business with his brother Kenley, who retired n 2000. Over the years, the printing industry has changed in many ways and Steinert Printing has grown with the changing times. Today, Warren and his son Mark, remain dedicated to the growth and longevity of Steinert Printing.


Stanton Awarded
Dr. Anthony Stanton of Carnegie Mellon University is the recipient of the 2013 Michael H. Bruno Award for the outstanding contributations to the graphic arts industry. The award is bestowed annually by the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA).


Totally T-Shirts! Garment Screen Printing: Basic To Advanced Classes
Whether you're new to the screen printing industry, or a seasoned professional, this workshop is designed to give you lots of hands-on experience and plenty of practice with advanced techniques.

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Mcinerney Heads Up InteliCoat
Chris Mcinerney has been appointed President and CEO of InteliCoat Technologies. He joins InteliCoat from DAF Products, where he served as a business unit manager responsible for increasing the company's sign and wide-format imaging market segment.


Brayshaw at Pitney Bowes
James Brayshaw will lead Pitney Bowes Software's location intelligence division as Director.


Graphics of the Americas Celebrates Recent Expo, Record Setting Participation In Spanish Seminars: GOA heads back to Miami in 2014
Graphics of the Americas Expo & Conference (GOA) wrapped up its recent showcase at the Orange County Convention Center with reported attendance by 7,300 printing and graphic communications professionals.

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Kodak Promotion
Greg Running, Kodak Sales Specialist in Canada, was promoted to National Sales Manager for prepress and digital printing solutions.


{short description of image} NPES Global Trade Programs
Their mission is to help the industry sell their products worldwide. Program goals are to maintain an NPES presence in developed country markets, to maintain and grow an NPES presence in "BRIC" country markets, and to establish an NPES presence in new developing markets in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
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NPTA partners with PRINT 13
NPTA, the association for the paper distribution industry, is pleased to announce a partnership with PRINT 13, the largest and most innovative global exhibition of digital, offset and hybrid technologies.

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ORAFOL Europe, GmbH Announces The Merger Of ORACAL USA And ORAFOL Americas Inc.
ORAFOL Europe, GmbH has announced the merger of ORACAL USA, of Black Creek, GA and ORAFOL Americas Inc. of Avon, CT.

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{short description of image} Global Imaging Welcomes Lasher and Casasanto
Global Imaging hires Troy Lesher and Peter Casasanto as sales managers for the Southeast and Northeast regions, respectively. Both are seasoned sales professionals with close to 50 years of combined experience. Lesher and Casasanto are responsible for managing and growing the portfolio of all Global Imaging capital equipment products through solution-based sales and support initiatives.


Comprehensive Webinar Series At SGIA
SGIA webinars present essential information about today's hottest industry topics - from imaging technologies and business management issues to new laws and mandates affecting the community.

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Burton & Mayer thrives while celebrating seventy-five years
Burton & Mayer of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin - once a store specializing in wedding invitations and stationery, celebrated 75 years of business, thriving on a mix of older printing processes and the latest technology available to the industry.

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