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SGIA Expands Market Opportunities for Attendees at the 2012 Expo
Register now for your free 2012 SGIA Expo pass (Las Vegas, October 18-20). The specialty imaging industry's most indulgent event is not one to be missed! This year, they're bringing even more markets to the Expo floor to help attendees get the widest range of possibilities and opportunities available today. Check it out! Profitable Photo Opportunities Conference - Color Management Zone - Digital Signage Zone - Printed Electronics & Membrane Switch Symposium. For more information about the 2012 SGIA Expo, visit SGIA.org


Dina Lanham Joins Xitron As Support Specialist
Responsible for worldwide dealer and customer training and support
Xitron, a leading developer of open prepress workflow systems, announced that Dina Lanham has joined the Xitron Support Team as a Technical Support Specialist. Prior to joining Xitron, Dina spent more than 20 years with xpedx and Prepress Solutions as a Senior Support Specialist providing on-site training and assistance in prepress production. She has also served as an independent technical consultant to several large printing companies around the US. Dina will join the Xitron support team providing technical support and training to Xitron customers and dealers around the world. Dina may be reached via email at Xitronhelp@xitron.com


Innovation Is Everybody's Business
The NPES 2012 Annual Conference, coming November 10-12, 2012 to Indian Wells, California will offer NPES members and guests an exciting opportunity to recalibrate their perspective on how to innovatively harness change in today's 'new world' of print.

{short description of image}The program, themed, "Innovation is Everybody's Business," will feature keynoter Robert B. Tucker, president and founder of The Innovation Resource and author of the book, "Innovation is Everybody's Business." Robert Tucker is corporate America's 'soothsayer of success' with his pioneering research that has exposed the one consistent 'secret' of organizational success: INNOVATION! With over 25 years of research on top innovators across a wide spectrum of industries, and his dynamic blend of humor and facts, Tucker will reveal exactly what it takes to get-and stay-on top in today's super competitive marketplace.

Save the dates! Watch for upcoming details about the NPES 2012 Annual Conference, coming November 10-12, 2012, to the Miramonte Resort in Indian Wells, California.


Estimator Corp. Introduces Newest Software Module
The Estimator Corp has announced the availability of its new version of ABC (Activity Based Costing) Work-Flow Print- Management software: Version-109125. One of the exceptional new features allows for a Dutch layout to accurately calculate a 12 page Dutch folio layout for printing on 23X 29" stock, and even accurately and automatically includes the extra pocket when stitching. Optional remote cloud access is also a staple of the new Estimator after winning last years' Must- Seeums award at Graph Expo.

"We are so confident that we will install the full-run no restrictions program in any plant for the press of your choice to prove our claim," says CEO Mark L Myers. "This is accomplished within a few days and requires only about 15 minutes of the printer's time." For additional information Call CEO Mark Myers 203-682-6436 or Gary at 519-633-8640.


{short description of image}Keen Wins Award For Outstanding Achievement
Keen has announced they are very pleased that Printing Industries of America has awarded them a 2012 InterTech Award for its breakthrough cloud-based combination web-to-print and MIS technology and pioneering business model. This prestigious award has been one of the top annual print industry honors since 1978. It is given to truly innovative companies that are expected to advance the performance of the graphic communications industry. We are one of the youngest companies to receive the award in its 34 year history.


Fall Conference Registration Is Now Open . . . It's All About Learning!
Continuous learning about how to improve the way that you run your business is essential to success in a rapidly changing business environment. Join your fellow AIMED members this fall in Chicago as "It's All About Learning" kicks off for the Fall Conference.

Once again this year, the Fall Conference is being held in conjunction with Graph Expo. The AIMED Conference will kick off with an informal networking event on Monday evening, October 8th. The conference itself will be held on Tuesday, October 9th with sessions designed to help you improve your abilities as a CEO. The conference will also include a networking luncheon and a reception with vendors on the Graph Expo show floor. Registration also includes a free pass for you (and any customers you may want to invite) to the Graph Expo show floor.

Contact Rick Chambers at 816-994-3328. Or email rick@aimedweb.org or register online at www.aimedweb.org


Pro-Bind Hires McDaniel And Mariana As Sales Associates
Pro-Bind a leading manufacturer of thermal binding systems and document packaging products has hired Linden Mariana and Amy McDaniel as Sales Associates. Mariana and McDaniel will service existing client groups, manage workflow and coordinate projects through production.


Komori and Landa Enter Global Strategic Partnership
Komori Corporation of Toyko, Japan, and Landa Corporation of Rehovot, Israel, have announced a global strategic partnership whereby Landa will license Komori Corporation to manufacture and market digital printing presses for commercial and other printing markets using Landa's Nanographic Printing process. Landa Nanography is a new digital printing category employing water-based inks.

Based on the strategic partnership, Landa will provide Komori with Nanographic Printing technology and Landa NanoInk™, which are at the heart of the Nanographic Printing process. Comprised of pigment particles only tens of nanometers in size, these nano-pigments are extremely powerful absorbers of light and enable unprecedented image qualities. Landa Nanographic Printing is characterized by ultra-sharp dots of extremely high uniformity, high gloss fidelity and the broadest CMYK gamut.


Base-Line and Nustream Merge
Nustream America appoints Base-Line exclusive sub-distributor for all IBF products in North America, including IBF analog, CTP plates, films and chemistry. Additionally, Base-Line will now distribute equipment and software for a wide range of product lines currently represented by Nustream America.

Additionally, Nustream's vice president, Guy Potvin, has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing at Base-line. Potvin was vice president at Nustream for more than 15 years and brings a depth of experience and expertise in the graphic arts industry.

"For the first time, Nustream's customers now have a one step resource for all of their graphic arts and printing needs," said Renel Bouchard, president of Nustream America.


Changes At FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation has announced changes in executive leadership in the U.S., effective June 28, 2012. Kaz Yamamura has been named as the new President of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation; and Go Miyazaki has been promoted to President and COO of FUJIFILM North America Corporation.

In his new role, Mr. Yamamura will also serve as the new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FUJIFILM North America Corporation, overseeing management of eleven Fujifilm companies that operate in the United States.

As President and COO of FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Mr. Miyazaki will be responsible for management of the company's photo imaging, electronic imaging, graphic systems, optical devices and motion picture business, as well as operations for Fujifilm in Canada. Prior to this, Mr. Miyazaki was Division President, Imaging and Electronic Imaging Divisions for FUJIFILM North America Corporation.

In a statement, Mr. Miyazaki said this, "As Fujifilm continues to diversify its businesses in North America, we remain dedicated to our strong business relationships, and to delivering the highest quality goods and services to our consumers and customers."


Rhin-O-Tuff Announces An Astonishing New Innovation
Rhin-O-Tuff has announced their new range of quietized dies at Graph Expo 2012. Rhin-O-Tuff has developed new die technology that reduces the noise level of punching holes in a document by over 25%! This new quietized die technology is a significant advancement for today's on-demand print and document bind world . "With our new quietized die technology our new Rhin-O-Tuff Onyx series of punches can be positioned in any office environment instead of being restricted to a back room to conceal the loud noise emitted by many paper punches in today's market," said John Lugviel Vice President of Global Business Development for Rhin-O-Tuff.

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