Partner List

Dscoop thanks all of our Partners for their continued support. Listed below are our 2010 Partners and the outstanding benefits they offer to the Dscoop membership. Click on any of partner names below to view a full description of each partner.

Executive Level Partners

www.hp.comHP

HP HP, the world’s largest technology company, simplifies the technology experience for consumers and businesses with a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure. HP will have multiple presses on display, demonstrating their capabilities in the Solutions Showcase.

 

Platinum Level Partners

www.abgint.comAB Graphic International Inc.

logo-abg AB Graphic International Inc., suppliers of the Omega range of converting solutions for digitally printed web is committed to pioneering new developments within the label industry and leading the way in slitting, rewinding and inspection equipment. The Omega Digicon Series 2 can convert a wide range of substrates and can be supplied with various options including Hot Foil Stamping, Silk Screen and Embossing modules. Recent innovations include the Omega Digicoat to prepare substrates for digital printing, the Omega Digilam for laminating on a wide range of narrow web, flexible packaging materials using aqueous adhesives and the Omega Digipharma for the pharmaceutical market. AB Graphic International’s versatile portfolio also includes the Sabre Extreme Laser Die Cutter, RFID Converting Lines, glueless/coreless turret rewinding, roll handling, core cutting and sheeting. An extensive range of machinery and comprehensive technical after sales support are among the reasons why AB Graphic International continues to lead in the world of label production.

www.esko.comEskoArtwork

logo-esko EskoArtwork is a global supplier and integrator of innovative solutions for packaging, commercial printing and the sign and display industry. Their products and services help customers boost productivity, reduce time-to-market, minimize costs and grow their business. EskoArtwork employs more than 800 people worldwide and has a world-class distribution and support network of more than 1,000 industry professionals in more than 40 countries. They have the most comprehensive set of software design products, production tools and digital finishing tools in the industry. They are committed in providing innovative and value-added solutions that match or exceed your business expectations.

www.askgpa.comGPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions

logo-gpa As the market leader in innovative digital substrate solutions, GPA has the expertise to help create long-term sustainable success. Their partnership programs can give you a competitive advantage through unrivaled product selection, progressive application and sales training, substrate optimization instruction, and cost-saving inventory management programs. They also offer creative marketing solutions and support to help you showcase the potential of your HP Indigo technology. GPA is committed to expanding their range of products, pioneering new applications, and staying on top of the latest industry developments.

Since 2005, GPA has offered the Dscoop community unwavering support as one of their founding Platinum Partners. GPA is also a proud HP Indigo Preferred Partner. 

www.lasermaxroll.comLasermax Roll Systems

logo-lasremax Lasermax Roll Systems is the worldwide leader in automated paper handling, processing and vision-based quality control systems for digital print production. The company’s innovative product range of unwinders, rewinders, form folders, cutters, slitters, stackers, buffering, punching, converting and quality control systems provides solutions essential to every digital print application. Its products are manufactured in Sweden and the U.S., and are installed in more than 50 countries worldwide.

www.mindfireinc.comMindFireInc®

MindFireInc® is the worldwide leader of personalized cross-media marketing technology that enables the creation and deployment of targeted, traceable marketing campaigns. More than 600 companies and 6,200 users in 21 countries depend on MindFireInc to manage thousands of cross-media marketing campaigns. MindFireInc’s web-based software, LookWho’sClicking®, automates the creation and management of highly-effective marketing campaigns utilizing direct mail, microsites, personalized URLs, Intelligent Mail barcode, email, SMS communication, QR codes and more. MindFireInc is proud to be named by Inc. 500 as the sixth and 20th fastest growing software company in the U.S. for two consecutive years in 2008 and 2009. To learn more about MindFireInc’s exclusive special offer for Dscoop members, please visit: http://bit.ly/hYhajz

www.mohawkpaper.comMohawk Fine Papers Inc.

logo-mohawk Recognized for its technical innovation and progressive environmental initiatives, Mohawk Fine Papers manufactures an impressive range of premium printing, writing and digital papers. Mohawk’s highly engineered papers provide optimal performance for sheetfed, web and digital printing, and Mohawk’s proprietary i-Tone family of papers played a key role in Mohawk being named an HP Indigo Preferred Partner for HP Indigo digital presses. This prestigious standard was created by HP to recognize its top-flight partners who provide tailored substrate solutions for HP Indigo equipment. With more than 150 i-Tone items in the Mohawk, Beckett and Strathmore lines, HP Indigo printers around the world have unlimited choices for every imaginable application. A leader in environmental stewardship, Mohawk is the first U.S. paper mill to offset 100% of its electricity with renewable windpower and the first U.S. premium paper mill to shift toward carbon neutral production.

www.newpagecorp.comNewPage Corporation

logo-newpage Headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, NewPage Corporation is the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, based on production capacity, with $3.1 billion in net sales for the year ended December 31, 2009. The company’s product portfolio is the broadest in North America and includes digital, coated freesheet, coated groundwood, supercalendered, newsprint and specialty papers. These papers are used for corporate collateral, commercial printing, magazines, catalogs, books, coupons, inserts, newspapers, packaging applications and direct mail advertising. NewPage coated digital offering includes: Futura® Laser, Sterling® Ultra Digital™, Sterling® Ultra Digital™ for HP Indigo, Productolith Pts. Digital® and Blazer Digital®.

www.bitstream.comPageflex by Bitstream Inc.

logo-pageflex The Pageflex product line from Bitstream enables companies to easily produce customized communications in print, email, and online. Digital printers turn to Pageflex for the VDP, Web-to-print, pURL, and multi-channel campaign management solutions that help them grow their businesses. Thousands of customers around the world rely on Pageflex technology every day to enhance their brands, develop one-to-one conversations with customers and prospects, and streamline their document production processes.

www.prisco.comPriscoDigital

Prisco is the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of offset pressroom chemistry, coatings, adhesives, blankets, supply items and process control equipment. Headquartered in Newark, N.J., Prisco has provided quality products and superior support services to customers for more than a century. The PriscoDigital division focuses on providing complete turn-key wide format inkjet solutions based upon innovative HP Scitex Industrial Inkjet technologies and backed by the superior service, technical and customer support that Prisco has always been known for. PriscoDigital is an HP Elite Partner for the distribution of HP Scitex Industrial Wide Format Inkjet Systems to the commercial printing market segment.

www.prismetechnologies.comPrisme Technologies

Prisme Technologies develops the award-winning, SaaS-based, PrintSYS line of Web-to-print solutions. Prisme Technologies’ clients benefit from the most ergonomically designed e-commerce tools in the industry to present an intuitive and inspirational customer experience leading to lower NET operational costs, increased NET customer loyalty and higher NET revenue. Their unique tools, experienced team, and emergent marketing strategies combine to make the most effective and straightforward approach to marketing your printing capabilities on the NET. With custom-branded solutions for photographic, commercial, quick-print, specialty, label, packaging and grand format printers, and new products and templates frequently being added to the PrintSYS Store, all Dscoop members will benefit from a visit the Prisme Technologies booth. Prisme Technologies, Building NET Value.

www.unibind.comUnibind Inc.

logo-unibind Unibind Inc. specializes in binding solutions that range from low volume retail lab and no equipment necessary to high volume production equipment with the ability to bind 400 books per hour. Products range from soft cover presentations to high end hardcovers. Unibind’s equipment is extremely easy to use, and takes minimal operating experience or time.

www.xpedx.comxpedx

logo-xpedx xpedx provides the products, equipment, service and industry expertise to help you achieve your business objectives. They employ strategic digital print specialists, who are manufacturer-trained across all print disciplines, to design and implement custom solutions that support your current and future capital investments. They have the most comprehensive offering of certified HP Indigo papers available, and are chain of custody certified to FSC-, SFI- and PEFC-standards. All products can be ordered quickly and efficiently via xpedx.com, a robust e-commerce system that helps customers reduce their total procurement costs, and better manage their supply chain and inventory levels—key components in productivity and profitability.

 

Gold Level Partners

www.cpbourg.comC.P. Bourg

For nearly 50 years, C.P. Bourg has designed and delivered innovative binding and finishing solutions to meet the needs of the global printing and finishing industry. C.P. Bourg’s reputation—as the world’s leading technology developer and supplier of in-line and near-line document feeding, binding and finishing equipment for the broad spectrum of traditional and digital printing environments—is built on a continuous commitment to quality, innovation and efficiency. This commitment has led to privileged relationships with numerous digital print suppliers and with tens of thousands of customers worldwide who rely on C.P. Bourg equipment to turn print on paper into quality finished products.

cascades.com/papersCascades Fine Papers Group

A member of the Cascades Specialty Products Group, Quebec-based Cascades Fine Papers is a leading manufacturer of ecological fine papers and security papers in Canada. Conscious of the environment, they use 50 percent and 100 percent recycled fibers in the manufacturing of its products, continuously making an effort to reduce its ecological footprint on the planet.

www.cgs-oris.comCGS Publishing Technologies International

logo-cgsCGS Publishing Technologies International, with ORIS Press Matcher // Web, provides integrated and enterprise level color management solutions designed specifically for the digital print market. CGS is an award winning technology company boasting two InterTech Awards from the GATF/PIA in 2003, for ORIS Color Tuner, and 2009, for the ORIS Press Matcher Solution Suite. ORIS Press Matcher // Web offers digital printers the ability to integrate unified color across all forms of printing via the web. This unique technology extends itself to digital presses, wide format and offset production, all to GRACoL, SWOP, FOGRA and/or custom profiles. Visit the ORIS Press Matcher // Web website for more information.

www.deltaind.comDelta Industrial Services Inc.

Delta Industrial Services Inc. offers over 30 years of mechanical, electrical and software engineering experience in designing and building specialty web converting machines, print finishing equipment, packaging equipment, RFID, and custom automation machinery. Delta systems are unmatched in ease-of-use, registration capabilities, tension control and process flexibility. Delta Mod-Tech® modular technology allows changeover in minutes, not days, and the ability to easily change between products and even industries.

www.domtar.comDomtar Corporation

logo-domtarAs North America’s largest integrated manufacturer and marketer of fine paper and a recognized leader in environmentally sustainable practices, Domtar customers deserve even more. Domtar strives to do everything – from the forest floor to your front door – to earn your confidence and your business through the offering of superior quality products, dedicated service and continuous innovation. Domtar produces a wide range of papers for printing, publishing and business communications with recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, and Husky® Opaque Offset, as well as Domtar EarthChoice®, the company’s full line of socially and environmentally-responsible papers. And now Cougar DigitalChoice™ and Lynx Digital are HP Indigo certified, FSC certifed and readily available and stocked across North America. Let Domtar be your Digital Partner!

www.esko.comEskoArtwork

logo-esko EskoArtwork is a global supplier and integrator of innovative solutions for packaging, commercial printing and the sign and display industry. Their products and services help customers boost productivity, reduce time-to-market, minimize costs and grow their business. EskoArtwork employs more than 800 people worldwide and has a world-class distribution and support network of more than 1,000 industry professionals in more than 40 countries. They have the most comprehensive set of software design products, production tools and digital finishing tools in the industry. They are committed in providing innovative and value-added solutions that match or exceed your business expectations.

Felix-Schoeller-Imaging.comFelix Schoeller Jr.

For more than 110 years, the name Felix Schoeller has been synonymous with excellent photo papers. With eight international production sites, the family-owned Felix Schoeller Group has a presence on all of the world’s growth markets. This enables them to shore up their position in the competitive global market and guarantees international customers fast and flexible delivery. As world market leader for imaging paper, Felix Schoeller has invested all its profound experience and know-how into a new generation of photobook papers: E-Photo “LUSTRE” developed and certified specifically for HP Indigo, and allows the production of photo books, calendars and greeting cards in true photo quality.

www.finchpaper.comFinch Paper LLC

logo-finch Finch Fine iD is a three-star ranked paper for HP Indigo presses, achieving 100% ElectroInk adhesion and near zero blanket memory. Finch Fine iD is 98 bright for spectacular color and contrast for professional full-color printing. FSC-certified and 10% recycled, this expansive line increases productivity and customer satisfaction. Finch Paper LLC is widely recognized for the quality of its uncoated printing papers, its industry-leading customer service, and its commitment to sustainable forestry. Visit their website for tips on selecting the best uncoated digital paper, stocking information, and to learn about Finch’s history of sustainable forestry and innovative papermaking.

www.gbcconnect.comGBC

GBC has been the market leader in binding and lamination for more than 60 years. With a complete line of binding, laminating and shredding machines and supplies, GBC helps consumers present, protect and preserve their documents. GBC offers a wide selection of overlaminates and adhesives for the digital print marketplace. From short-run book jackets to wide-format trade show graphics, GBC has the right products to meet your total finishing needs.

www.gmp.comGMP Co. Ltd.

GMP Co. Ltd. is a manufacturer of laminating and UV coating systems, including equipment and laminating films. GMP is working with HP to produce integrated solutions such as in-line UV coater COATMASTER-IN3752UV and in-line laminator LAMIMASTER-34 for the new digital presses (sheet-feeding for the UV coater and roll-feeding for the laminator). GMP will also highlight at Dscoop6 a near-line laminator for the print on-demand market.

www.innoviafilms.comInnovia Films

logo-innovia Innovia Films are a global supplier of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and cellulose label and flexible packaging substrates. We are a market leader for coated films with key focus on digital technologies. We have been awarded Global Preferred Partner Status by the HP Indigo® Industrial Media Group due to our superior products, service and support to HP Indigo® press users. We offer products for a range of applications: labels (pressure sensitive, wraparound or IML) on rigid to fully squeezable containers to flexible packaging solutions for the food and non-food markets.

www.kama.infoKAMA GmbH

logo-kama For more than 115 years, German-based KAMA GmbH has been committed to inspiring solutions for print finishing. Their core products are the highly flexible automatic die cutters, which offer a wide range of applications, and the multi-talented folder gluers. As a versatile and profitable solution for digital print finishing, KAMA GmbH has developed the world’s first automatic flat-bed die cutter for the format 530×400 mm (20.9×15.8 in) ProCut 53. This easy-to-operate machine sets new horizons for high-end commercial and packaging printing finishing, including hot foil stamping and the holograms application for brand protection.

www.magnummagnetics.comMagnum Magnetics Corporation

logo-magnummag Magnum Magnetics is a domestic manufacturer of flexible magnetic sheeting and strip. They offer certified DigiMag® PLUS magnet in sheets and rolls for various HP Indigo presses including the 5000, 5500, 4050, and 4500. They continue to test new materials for these as well as other HP Indigo presses. Magnum Magnetics is excited to announce our NEW Portable Desktop Magnetizer. This solution helps complete their line of magnetizers that will work for all your applications from small jobs to large industrial needs. Messages will stick around longer with magnets. Ask Magnum Magnetics how printable magnets can expand your product offering!

www.mgxdigital.comMasterpiece Graphix

logo-masterpiece Masterpiece Graphix (MGX) is a digital treatment center, providing the largest selection of digitally coated HP certified and custom material solutions to HP Indigo users. With a full line of digital rolls and sheets, they have coated more than 800 unique substrates. MGX, currently the only HP-certified treatment center for HP Indigo optimized materials in North America, can make even the most stubborn and seemingly impossible materials print flawlessly on your HP Indigo. MGX can guide customers through every step of material coating: from substrate selection to material testing and eventually certification.

www.mediaclip.caMediaclip

Mediaclip is a developer of Web-to-print solutions that allow the creation of any personalized product, including photo, business and promotional products, and is aimed at providing a delightful user experience. Its open architecture allows it to be either fully integrated into existing websites or partially integrated using their SaaS-based hosted solution. Mediaclip has developed a unified solution that provides the same user experience and functionality whether you are online, on a desktop, at a kiosk or on a mobile device, and allows access to images located anywhere. Projects created using Mediaclip’s creation tools are portable and can be viewed, shared, collaborated on, edited and proofed on any platform, regardless of where they were created.

www.onlineprintsolutions.comOnline Print Solutions

logo-ops Online Print Solutions is a worldwide leader in cross-media solutions, Web-to-print, corporate and retail storefronts. They combine the power of Web-to-print with cross-media marketing all within a single application and put the power into the hands of the users. From corporate storefronts, retail sites and online design, to variable data and cross-media solutions, Online Print Solutions provides a solution for however you interact with your clients.

www.pixfizz.comPixfizz

Pixfizz is a cloud-based Web-to-print solution for selling photo applications, such as photobooks, greeting cards, calendars, yearbooks and other business-to-business and business-to-consumer products. Delivered as a true Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and launching a new editor at Dscoop6, Pixfizz is also linked to popular social networking sites and premium content.

www.rollemusa.comRollem International

logo-rollem Rollem specializes in digital converting systems for slitting, trimming, scoring, perforating and micro-perforating. Rollem’s finishing solutions create the most efficient and accurate print-to-finishing production lines available today as multiple-up press sheet are converted to finished product in one pass. Improve your digital capabilities on products, including variable data sheets, multiple-up postcards, photo cards, greeting cards, invitations, fliers, business cards and identity card slitting, T-perf and L-perf reply cards and coupon products. Eliminate the need for guillotine cutters and extra touch points with these production machines. Rollem models include the Jetstream, 2D Finisher, the Advantage and the new Mailstream—an in-line direct mail finishing system performing eight processes in one system. Rollem configurations include in-line, off-line and near-line superior solutions for your print finishing needs.

www.scodix.comScodix

Scodix Ltd. is the leading developer of digital enhancement presses. Eco-friendly Scodix presses deliver glossy or matte embossing on selective areas in-house, at minimum cost. The Scodix1200™ DigitalEmbossing™ Press adds high quality and precise varnish and/or an embossed “look and feel,” tangible depth, texture and third dimension to images and text, empowering print shop providers and their customers to enjoy the freedom to print any run, of any size, on any application. Welcome to the wonder of Scodix! The company is unveiling its revolutionary Digital Embossing Press, the Scodix1200™, for the first time in North America at Dscoop6.

www.standardfinishing.comStandard Finishing Systems

logo-standard Standard brings the power of automation to post-press feeding and finishing, with fully automated Standard Horizon folders, binders, trimmers, saddlestitchers, cutters and more. HP customers worldwide use Standard Horizon BQ-series on-demand perfect binders, the Horizon StitchLiner saddlestitcher, and AFC-series floor model folders to pull double duty, bringing equally professional results and document integrity to both digital and offset print applications. Standard Hunkeler unwinders, rewinders, cutters, stackers and fan folders provide best-in-class digital color paper handling expertise—with full-bleed trimming and integrated finishing—for HP continuous-feed printers. Standard’s nationwide team is ready to use their deep finishing applications knowledge to tailor a solution that meets critical production requirements.

www.wausaucoated.comWausau Coated Products

logo-wausauWausau Coated Products, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of paper and film pressure sensitive products for roll and sheet applications. Serving a wide variety of markets, Wausau Coated is a one-stop resource for premium quality stocked products and custom engineered constructions to meet exact end use specifications. Product offerings include an extensive selection of pressure sensitive products engineered for HP Indigo presses. To ensure products print flawlessly, Wausau Coated works closely with HP Indigo and RIT to obtain product certification. In addition, Wausau Coated’s technical staff has years of experience coating a variety of substrates to make them compatible for HP Indigo presses. Flexibility, responsiveness and technical know-how combine to make Wausau Coated the trusted source for pressure sensitive solutions.

www.zund.comZund America

Zund America has been a leading manufacturer of digital die cutting equipment for more than 25 years. Cutters range in size from 31 in. x 31 in. to 125 in. x 126 in. and are capable of cutting, creasing, scoring and routing materials from thin label stock to two-inch thick rigid substrates for labels, prototype packaging, signs and displays. An assortment of material handling options is available for auto roll and sheet feeding production. It is driven with Touch & Cut vision registration software for perfect cut to print registration. Enjoy fully automated RIP to Cut workflows from Caldera, Onyx and more.

 

Bronze Level Partners

www.adobe.comAdobe Systems Inc.

logo-adobe Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information. For 25 years, the company’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. From rich images in print, video and film to dynamic digital content for a variety of media, the impact of Adobe solutions is evident across industries and felt by anyone who creates, views and interacts with information. With a reputation for excellence and a portfolio of many of the most respected and recognizable software brands, Adobe is one of the world’s largest and most diversified software companies.

www.allegrafranchise.comAllegra Marketing • Print • Mail

The Allegra Advantage™ program helps independent, unaffiliated print businesses successfully diversify their operations to position themselves as true marketing service providers. It also helps traditional printers bolster their position in the marketplace and can help them get financially positioned for a more profitable exit when the time is right. Allegra Marketing • Print • Mail members retain complete control of their businesses while tapping into a world-class Marketing Resource Center that provides resources, expertise, hiring assistance, training and ongoing development services necessary to provide complete marketing solutions to small- to medium-sized enterprises. 

www.alphasonics.co.ukAlphasonics (UCS) Ltd.

Alphasonics is the world’s leading cleaning equipment manufacturer and supplier to the printing industry. With nearly 2,000 systems worldwide in flexo, gravure, offset and digital printing, Alphasonics uses unrivalled technology to produce equipment that provides safe and effective cleaning methods that undoubtedly contribute to high production quality. For more product demonstrations, news and more, please visit the Alphasonics website.

www.appletoncoated.comAppleton Coated

Appleton Coated provides market leadership in premium and specialty coated papers. Utopia® digital products are known for performance, reliability and environmental attributes. They are extending their market leadership with the new Utopia® Inkjet. Utopia Inkjet and Utopia Book Inkjet are the first viable coated paper solutions for the high-speed, four-color, inkjet web production platforms. With proprietary technology developed jointly with HP, Utopia® Inkjet gives you the ability to run high quality, full-color jobs at 400 fpm – an industry first.

www.arivanow.comAriva™

logo-domtardistAriva is a leading provider of best-in-class solutions to meet the paper, packaging and graphic arts needs of customers throughout North and South America. In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, Ariva serves as a trusted partner to companies of all sizes, innovating ways to help them communicate, collaborate and compete more effectively. Ariva is a leader in sustainable paper solutions, with certifications from the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC), Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC). With 24 locations throughout North America, including its Covington, KY, headquarters, Ariva is recognized for high-quality products and exceptional customer service.

www.witcel.com.arArjowiggins

Arjowiggins, a subsidiary of French paper company Sequana Capital, manufactures and markets technical and creative papers. With the addition of Witcel S.A. mill in Zárate, Argentina, ArjoWiggins produces paper for wet strength labels, security and industrial uses and special HP Indigo grades. The Witcel S.A. mill produces about 15,000 tons of paper per year for distribution in local and regional markets, along with Europe, U.S. and Asia. Arjowiggins can create tailor-made solutions for each customer.

www.avantisystems.comAvanti Computer Systems

logo-avanti Avanti provides Print MIS and Web-to-print solutions that help print shops automate all facets of their business. In business for more than 25 years, Avanti is a certified member of HP’s Graphic Solutions Partner Program. Avanti’s software is completely integrated with HP’s SmartStream Director, SmartStream Production Pro and Production Plus DFEs, and is ideal for customers with HP Indigo digital press technology. Avanti’s Print MIS and HP’s SmartStream systems are based on open standards for interoperability and are JDF-certified, enabling customers to streamline their operation through a zero-touch workflow.

www.fasson.comAvery Dennison

Avery Dennison is a leading global producer of innovative brand identification and product decoration solutions for businesses and consumers. Its products include pressure-sensitive label materials; non-adhesive tags and labels; flexible packaging; graphics imaging media; retail apparel ticketing and branding systems; RFID inlays and tags; office products; specialty tapes; and a variety of specialized labels for automotive, industrial and durable goods applications. Avery Dennison holds HP Indigo Preferred Partner status. Its Fasson® brand portfolio of pre-optimized, digital labeling materials enables brand owners to fully leverage speed-to-market strategies and late-stage packaging decoration changes as real competitive advantages.

www.buntingmagnetics.com/Bunting® Magnetics Co.

For more than 30 years, Bunting® Magnetics Co. has manufactured magnetic cylinders and is recognized as the world leader in producing the best magnetic cylinders. In 2005, the X-treme® magnetic die cutting cylinder was introduced, becoming the first magnetic die cutting cylinder in the world with total run-out accuracy below 80 millionths of an inch. Bunting® Magnetics’ Flexible Die division features a state-of-the-art facility and equipment that allows Bunting® to produce all types of flexible dies from simple designs to intricate die patterns. They also have the ability to produce stamp dies that are machine sharpened and chemically hardened.

www.catalinagraphicfilms.comCatalina Graphic Films

Catalina Graphic Films is a manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films for the print industry, including digital, screen-print, offset and roll label markets. Their mission is to offer high quality products while maintaining the finest customer service. They are the leader in window graphics, floor graphics and wall graphics media. Catalina Graphic Films continues to evolve by producing new products for new technologies and applications. They have warehouses and converting facilities in Las Vegas, Chicago and Atlanta.

www.cerm.com/CERM

Cerm is a solution provider for the label printing industry with unique MIS, Web and Business Automation solutions. The consultants help printing companies boost their efficiency through organization and automation. With its dedicated MIS, Cerm is the backbone of your organization. But Cerm goes a few steps beyond. With its Internet application Web4Labels (W4L), Cerm offers a competitive tool for the label printer, where brand owners can create and manage their assets online. Cerm teams up with industry leaders such as HP, EskoArtwork and others to create end-to-end solutions.

www.colex.com/Colex

Colex is the place to see wide-format finishing solutions that eliminate bottlenecks in your finishing department. Colex is the exclusive supplier of Fotoba X-Y cutters ranging from 64 to 126 inches wide. See a 150 ft. roll of flexible media cut in less than 15 minutes, plus a live demonstration on HP’s stand of a Fotoba cutting output from the HP Turbo XL-TJOL. For rigid and flexible media, Colex manufactures an economical CNC Flatbed Cutter/Router powered by i-cut.

www.convertiblesolutions.comConvertible Solutions

logo-convsol Convertible Solutions’ pre-converted templates are perfect for on-demand digital printers’ needs, including variable data printing. Standard pre-converted templates are designed and ready to ship, or they can design templates to your specifications. RIT certified for HP© Indigo presses. Benefits are realized immediately. Make complex short runs feasible, keep your jobs in-house and eliminate post press outsourcing, reduce production time needed to finish the order (shortened to days instead of weeks), reduce waste with fewer finishing steps, and provide your customers with a valuable unique solution. Register at www.ConvertibleSolutions.com to order your FREE 25-Pack today!

www.cromwellgroup.comCromwell Leather Company Inc.

For more than a hundred years, manufacturers of albums, books and graphic arts have looked to Cromwell Leather Group to supply outstanding quality in bonded leathers and genuine leathers for cover materials. Cromwell Bonded Leathers are the material of choice for premier photobooks and are: • Recognized worldwide for beauty, creativity and fashion; • Unsurpassed in quality and durability; • Designed for ease of use in automated case makers; • Made entirely in our own U.S. and Spain factories to control all aspects of the production process; and • Available immediately from stock (32 items) or through fast, reliable production of custom orders.

www.directsmile.comDirectSmile LLC

logo-directsmile DirectSmile is the inventor of image personalization and one of the leading suppliers of software for variable data printing and cross-media marketing. Award-winning DirectSmile solutions allow users to implement sophisticated personalization tasks with ease, efficiency and smooth workflows, and leverage the power of one-to-one-communications across all media. DirectSmile solutions are designed for true mass-personalization, allowing million-volume database-driven communications both in printed and digital media with the ability to track detailed campaign feedback.

www.duplousa.comDuplo USA Corporation

logo-duplo A leader in digital color finishing, Duplo is the only manufacturer dedicated to the production of a complete line of on-demand solutions. Duplo maintains its commitment to providing the finest off-line, near-line and in-line digital print finishing systems, as well as an assortment of high-quality tabletop office equipment. Its wide range of digital color finishing products include the DC-745, DC-645 and DC-615 Slitter/Cutter/Creasers, DC-445 Creaser, Integrated Folding System (incorporating an in-line knife folder with a DC-645/615/445) creating an all-in-one finishing solution, the Ultra 205A UV Coater, DFS-3500 Full-Bleed Bookletmaking System, Near-Line Sheet Feeding and Bookletmaking Systems and the DPB-500 PUR Perfect Binder.

www.efi.comEFI

logo-efi EFI™ is a leader in digital print. Offering value-added combinations of hardware, software and consumables, the company is driving the print industry’s transformation from analog to digital color. EFI’s robust product portfolio includes Fiery® digital color print servers; VUTEk® superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek™ UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion® industrial inkjet printing systems; print production workflow and management information software; and corporate printing solutions.

www.epicproducts.comEpic Products International

logo-epic For more than 30 years, Epic Products International has been designing and manufacturing advanced technologies for the printing industry. Building on this experience, Epic has developed the CT-660 offline coating system, which can apply UV or aqueous coatings with matte, satin or gloss finishes. The unique anilox metering system and photopolymer plate applicator allow for overall, spot and specialty security coatings. The CT-660 has been validated by HP as part of their packaging solution line, and can be used to pre-treat HP substrates with DigiPrime or Sapphire.

www.flexcon.comFLEXcon

logo-flexcon FLEXcon is a global leader in pressure-sensitive film solutions. Their solutions are customer driven, application specific and geared towards meeting your needs. FLEXcon’s flexible manufacturing capabilities combined with their vast line of unique substrates, primers, adhesives and liners allow them to offer you short-run custom products with small minimum quantity orders. Their DigiPRO® product line is specially engineered for use with HP Indigo digital presses and offers the highest level of digital printability, ensuring excellent ink receptivity for sharp, vibrant image quality on a variety of substrates. They place a high value on trust, teamwork and long-term relationships with our customers. They feel the best way to mutually succeed is to work together sharing expertise to create innovative applications. You will find FLEXcon’s products in diverse industries, including at-retail advertising, automotive, consumer goods and electronics.

www.flexmag.comFlexmag Industries Inc.

Flexmag presents “Ultramag Digital,” the HP-certified flexible magnetic sheet product line, which is available in matte and gloss finishes with processing capabilities that include both sheet- and web-fed HP Indigo presses. For more than 25 years, Flexmag has produced the highest quality flexible magnetic sheet serving the specialty advertising industry. Through product process innovations and responsive service, Flexmag has grown to become the leading worldwide source, producing millions of feet of product each year. When you think of magnets, think of Flexmag™ Ultramag Digital, and make it your magnetic choice for quality HP Indigo digital printing.

www.gmc.netGMC Software Technology

logo-gmc GMC Software Technology offers end-to-end software solutions for designing, composing and producing personalized print and electronic customer communications. Their mission is to enable you to communicate more effectively, to more people, in a way that’s more responsive to your customers’ needs and to your bottom-line performance. GMC serves thousands of users worldwide in direct mail, PSP and enterprise organizations in a wide range of industries including financial services, banking, insurance, telecommunications, utilities and health care. Many of our customers are producing in excess of 100 million personalized documents per month – including direct mail, bills, statements, correspondence, catalogs, invoices and combined transactional/marketing (transpromo) materials. GMC is a global company, headquartered in Switzerland, with offices throughout Europe, the USA, Canada, Latin America and Asia.

www.gmgcolor.comGMG Americas

logo-gmg GMG specializes in high-end color management software for graphic arts applications. Graphic communication companies worldwide rely on GMG solutions throughout their workflows, from creative agencies, to prepress houses, and printers using digital and conventional print processes. GMG ColorServer with SmartProfiler supports simple, precise color matching between multiple printers, papers and color standards. Learn how to quickly, easily and precisely match different Indigo presses, other digital presses, large format and conventional print—whether your color goal is GRACoL, SWOP or an in-house color standard. See how GMG ProofControl validates and documents conformance to the specific standard. Other GMG products include GMG ColorProof, GMG DotProof and GMG FlexoProof for contract quality digital inkjet proofs for continuous tone, halftone and packaging proofing respectively. GMG Media includes color-critical, high tolerance proofing-specific papers and films for inkjet printers. GMG InkOptimizer saves ink and improves print stability using chromatic color reductions. And GMG PrintControl and RapidCheck support achieving and maintaining standard printing conditions. GMG – over 25 years of perfecting color. Stop by and let us show you how.

www.greatreachinc.comGreat Reach Communications Inc.

logo-greatreach Great Reach Communications provides area exclusive, turnkey customer communication programs to help digital printers grow and protect revenues. Client engagement and lead management are critical to developing and strengthening sales relationships. Their customizable 1:1 Market Builder programs and their high value content are an extremely effective way to consistently communicate with all of your leads (most salespeople give up after three contacts) and customers (who are hearing more often from your competitors). Their newsletters, postcards, bulletins and e-newsletters are customizable and area exclusive with no limits on distribution. They have several solutions to choose from (based on area availability).

www.growsocially.comGrow Socially

Grow Socially Inc. helps companies with their online marketing efforts, with a focus on social media. These services include discussing and creating marketing plans, strategies, tactics and goals that align with your company’s needs. Improve lead management, optimize search engine ranking, enhance customer interaction, connect with prospects, build brand awareness and more with Grow Socially!

www.hiflex.comHIFLEX Corp. of North America

HIFLEX is an international software solutions provider that specializes in offering superior integration and automation to the print and media industries. They are the unchallenged world leader in the field of JDF networking and focus on dramatically reducing a printer’s administrative costs and improving productivity through world-class integration solutions. HIFLEX Webshop provides dynamic ordering, real-time proofing, shipping integration and credit card payments through an online interface. Webshop can be sold as a standalone solution or integrated into the HIFLEX MIS Enterprise Solution. Eliminate the costs of sales people, commissions and administration by automating the entire ordering process.

www.holmberg.comHolmberg Company Inc

Holmberg Company Inc., located in Minneapolis, Minn., is an innovative convertor of digital and traditional print media products, including index tabs, reinforced papers, integrated ID cards and other customized laminated items. Holmberg developed FlexBind® technology, a manufacturing process that integrates a flexible hinge into high quality HP Indigo-approved photo substrates producing a photobook page product for press-printed, lay-flat photobooks. FlexBind® technology can be applied to substrates of various weights, finishes and textures. A simple drop-in solution, FlexBind® does not require additional equipment and can be used with most binding processes. FlexBind® converting technology is used in private labeled brands and Holmberg branded products.

www.hubcast.comHubCast

HubCast is Cloud Print Service specializing in sales and marketing collateral. Their easy to use application enables professional marketers to order print from anywhere to anywhere in the world.

www.iggesund.comIggesund Paperboard Inc

The popularity of digital printing in the U.S. and Europe has created a strong demand for paperboard that has not been pre-treated. Iggesund Paperboard is making progress with their new Invercote Creato, which is now certified for use on HP Indigo digital presses, Invercote Creato is designed for graphic products and offers equal, outstanding aesthetic printing properties on both sides. The certification covers paperboard weights from 7.9 – 18.3 pt (200-350 gsm). The technique combines speed with a wide range of opportunities for personalization. In conjunction with the certification, Iggesund is releasing a sample pack with a set of 25 unprinted sheets of Invercote Creato in 18′ x 12′ format.

www.interlinkone.cominterlinkONE Inc.

logo-interlink interlinkONE delivers an online, integrated multi-channel marketing software solution. It is designed for companies that want to build, manage, execute and measure all aspects of their marketing efforts in one solution. This may include personalized URL, variable data printing, email marketing, QR Codes, and more. The solution streamlines operations and reduces cost by unifying all marketing communications and initiatives. It brings together the people and processes involved to ensure a consistent message is delivered across all outbound and inbound marketing messages. The integrated marketing software solution provides a holistic view of your marketing efforts.

www.kanzakiusa.comKanzaki Specialty Papers

logo-kanzaki Kanzaki is widely recognized as a world leader in the manufacture of surface coated materials, including paper and film. Headquartered in Ware, Massachusetts, Kanzaki is a wholly owned subsidiary of Oji Paper Company and has a vast international network of 24 manufacturing sites and 7 research laboratories worldwide. Customers in retail, financial, medical, commercial, industrial and other markets, depend on Kanzaki for the finest direct thermal, thermal transfer and inkjet papers and films. Kanzaki is introducing a wide array of HP Indigo certified paper and film substrates, including the patented “Dual Purpose” Direct Thermal media that is pre-printable by HP Indigo to create two layers of variable imaging. Also included in the product launch are silver, gold and holographic metalized papers as well as clear and opaque films.

www.kellypaper.com.comKelly Paper

Kelly Paper is the premier west coast supplier of paper and printing supplies to the smalland mid-size print market. Specializing in fine papers and digital papers, Kelly Paper supports the local print market through their chain of 48 local stores that covers the five western states. Through their partnerships with paper mills, third-party suppliers and OEMs, Kelly Paper has worked to bring new and innovative product offerings to the digital print world with a unique service model of local stores, trained staff and diverse product offerings.

www.kompactech.comKompac Technologies LLC

Kompac Technologies LLC is the leading manufacturer and supplier of an extensive line of products that satisfies the needs of the graphic arts industry worldwide. With more than 100,000 Kompac Automatic Dampening Systems on press and more than 150 Kompac Coating Systems in operation, Kompac has been a proven partner in profit for more than 30 years!

Their extensive line of products include: coating equipment, IR dryers, stackers, automatic dampening systems, recirculators, ink fountain control systems, solution vacuum and coatings and environmentally friendly cleaners. In addition, Kompac offers the Kompac Komplete line of coating blankets, magnetic packing, UV mylar plates and UV/IR replacement bulbs.

www.labeltraxx.comLabel Traxx

logo-labeltraxx Label Traxx™—from Tailored Solutions in Milwaukee, Wisc.—is the print business management software of choice for more than 300 digital and flexographic narrow web converters and printers around the world. Developed by label printers specifically for label printers, Label Traxx has evolved continuously since its introduction in 1993, guided by development requests from one of the most active user groups. Using Label Traxx, HP Indigo users can automatically apply digital parameters including speed, spoilage allowances, impression charges, and other variables to their estimates and costing. Label Traxx is designed for use on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.

www.legionpaper.comLegion Paper

logo-legionLegion Paper is the largest worldwide distributor of fine art, museum board, decorative and digital art papers in North America, stocking more than 3,500 papers from more than 50 mills worldwide. The Moab brand (www.moabpaper.com) within Legion is dedicated to the innovation of products designed for the photography market and represents the digital imaging arm of Legion Paper. Legion offers a range of 100 percent cotton HP Indigo certified papers in a variety of weights and textures. Contact us for samples.

www.online.lindenmeyr.comLindenmeyr Munroe

Lindenmeyr Munroe has specialized in paper for over 150 years. They are the largest independent fine paper merchant in the country and have built their reputation on financial strength, stability, superior service and a product offering that is second to none.

They have extensive paper offerings for the HP Indigo press, including FSC-certified and recycled papers, coated, uncoated, carbonless, labels, synthetics and much more. Their local inventory coupled with their state-of-the-art ecommerce platform and knowledgeable sales professionals make doing business with them easy and cost effective.

www.lumapix.comLumaPix Inc.

LumaPix provides exceptionally powerful, yet easy-to-use image layout environments for all types of printing needs and clientele. Based on our time-tested FotoFusion product (for wedding, sports, portrait photographers and hobbyists), we offer a range of user-driven, customized, branded layout solutions. FotoFusion Direct provides your users with an installed, full-featured layout tool that includes one-click upload to your facility. YearbookFusion adds PSPA database import for automated panel creation, multi-seat licensing and collaboration on cloud storage. FotoFusion WebEdition is an online layout tool that provides your products and templates directly to your clients within your existing customer management system.

www.m-photo.comM-Photo Ltd.

M-Photo develops and sells production floor management systems for professional photo labs and print shops using digital printing technology, with the prime emphasis to allow the next generation of digital photography: value added prints, with a focus on photo books. M-Photo’s product line includes a powerful back-end system, which is a scalable solution, and a variety of front-end tools which the lab or the print shop custom create from the backend system and is allowed to distribute for free to its end customers. The M-Photo product line has already been adapted to more than 25 languages. The product is sold worldwide directly or via distributors.

www.mactac.comMACtac

logo-mactac MACtac is a leading global supplier of RIT-certified pressure-sensitive label stocks for web and sheet fed Indigo printing. MACtac INDIE™ and STARLINER® digital products offer proprietary top coats and adhesive constructions that are engineered for outstanding performance on your digital press. In addition, MACtac also offers IMAGin® wide-format digital media for water-based, solvent eco-solvent, and UV large-format printers. Dedicated to leading the industry through the development of innovative and revolutionary new products, services and technologies, MACtac is committed to providing superior quality to its customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.MACtac.com or e-mail MACtac.Americas@bemis.com.

www.mwv.com/commercialprintingMeadWestvaco

logo-meadwest MWV, a global paper and packaging solution leader, offers its Tango Advantage C1S and C2S coated cover line to support many of the world’s most admired brands. By combining clean white styling, high brightness and outstanding tactile feel with proven print performance, Tango Advantage has become the cover grade of choice for printers, merchants, designers and brand owners.

www.michem.comMichelman

logo-michelman When HP needed a partner to develop an environmentally friendly replacement for their Topaz primer, they turned to Michelman, the global leader in performance-enhancing coatings for paper and film. Designed for the HP Indigo ws4000 series presses, their versatile DigiPrime 4431 primer ensures excellent ink adhesion and superior blanket life across a wide variety of paper and film grades. For the finishing touch, they offer durable DigiGuard overprint varnishes. DigiPrime and DigiGuard by Michelman are distributed exclusively in the U.S. by Utopia Digital Technologies. Let Michelman and Utopia’s experts work for you.

www.mitsubishiimaging.comMitsubishi Imaging (MPM) Inc.

Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM) Inc. Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM) Inc. is a leader in sustainable green technology that serves the imaging needs of the photographic, inkjet and graphic arts industries in North and South America. They have more than 25 years experience in the inkjet arena and provide a wide range of imaging media types that meet any need. With their extensive product lines and quality imaging media that shows unique and outstanding performance for all imaging technologies, you can enjoy a one-stop shopping experience.

www.morgana.co.ukMorgana Systems

Morgana is the number one company in digital print finishing and new product development. At Dscoop6 they are showcasing three machines designed to make finishing digitally printed jobs simpler, faster and more profitable. The DigiFold Pro is the market leader and the product of choice for most digital printing professionals. DigiCoater is the world’s first fully automated micro format UV coater and primer coating system. CardXtra Plus multi-function finishing machine has been manufactured to meet the needs of the growing number of digital and litho printers who have asked for a highly accurate, low cost, easy-to-use multi-functional finishing device.

www.neenahpaper.comNeenah Paper Corporation

logo-neenah For more than 100 years, Neenah Paper has been an innovative leader in the creation and manufacturing of premium and specialty papers. Neenah brings state-of-the-art technology to its signature brands, CLASSIC®, ENVIRONMENT®, STARWHITE®, NEENAH®, ESSE® and SUNDANCE® as well as a host of other fine paper products preferred by graphic designers and printers. Neenah’s award-winning and versatile digital papers round out its comprehensive portfolio. Neenah’s sustainability commitment is reflected through the Neenah Green initiative, which includes mill-based solutions for minimizing environmental impact. A proud consumer of green energy, Neenah Paper is also a U.S. EPA Green Power Partner, and manufactures many brands carrying the Green-e, Green Seal and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certifications (SW-COC-000885).

www.odmachinery.comOn Demand Machinery

logo-odm On Demand Machinery manufactures a complete line of on-demand hard cover binding machinery. The ODM Casemaking Line, when used with the Sticker single blade casing in machine and the Smasher Single Station Hydraulic building in machine, make an ideal solution for manufacturing ultra short-run books and photo books, which are now offered in regular and XXL sizes. They also offer an automatic side sewer, called the Super Sewer, as well as the Separator that will die-cut a window for hard cover books. Their newest machine, the Super Sticker automatic casing in machine, complements their Super Smasher, which is a fully automatic, self-adjusting building in machine.

www.pagedna.comPageDNA

PageDNA is a technology firm located in Silicon Valley, Calif., providing a hosted, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for print ordering and production automation. Founded and staffed by print and pre-press experts and in continual operation since 1997, PageDNA currently hosts more than 1,700 live print ordering storefronts, serving more than 20 percent of the Fortune 500 and hundreds of other firms worldwide. Key capabilities include robust online job estimation, variable data expertise with a focus on corporate identity, as well as full support for traditional fulfillment and inventory control domain tasks. Users include Google, LinkedIn, Twitter and more.

www.polyprime.comPolyPrime

logo-polyprime PolyPrime-Imperial is a leading U.S. manufacturer of printable polyethylene and polypropylene extruded sheet and roll stock. Our extruded materials are corona treated for use on all UV type printing presses. PolyPrime-Imperial also provides ExtrevaG3® our coated polyethylene exclusively for HP Indigo digital presses. Their ExtrevaG3® line of products not only gives you high image resolution and ink adhesion, ExtrevaG3® is made from 30% post-consumer waste (reclaimed milk jugs) giving you and your customers an earth-friendly alternative. PolyPrime-Imperial can provide you custom, short-runs in both coated and uncoated materials to fit your specific requirements. Let PolyPrime-Imperial be your source for printable plastics.

www.smartsoftusa.comPressWise by SmartSoft Inc.

logo-datatech Printing has become more competitive than ever. Customers are demanding faster turnaround times and more online services. Profit margins are getting squeezed and the days of allowable waste are gone. PressWise, from SmartSoft, has addressed these challenges from the ground up, developing a single Web-based system that handles all of your business, including online orders, custom walk-ins or e-mail jobs that other systems fail to manage. Why spend $50,000 to $100,000 on a workflow solution or cobble together products from different manufacturers, only to face additional cost burdens to integrate and maintain them? See www.presswise.com for more information.

www.printable.comPrintable Technologies

Printable Technologies is a worldwide leader in marketing and printing technologies, serving enterprise users and print service providers. Built on open-architected technology, Printable offers both online corporate storefronts (available in both Software as a Service [SaaS] and server versions) and scalable variable data publishing (VDP) software to produce powerful personalized marketing campaigns. Printable technology integrates easily with a wide variety of enterprise applications and production workflows from HP and other manufacturers.

www.red-2-go.comRedTie Inc.

RedTie is a globally recognized provider of the latest Web-to-print technology. RedTie’s solutions empower users to access, edit and order print and marketing material online. RedTie’s software systems offer simple and cost effective solutions for companies looking to expand their portfolio of services to include an online offering.

www.rotometrics.comRotoMetrics

logo-roto RotoMetrics, the world’s leading manufacturer of rotary tooling, is the exclusive provider of Multi-Score flexible dies, ideal for folding cartons converted on digital printing equipment. RotoMetrics also offers a complete range of flexible cutting dies, magnetic cylinders, solid dies, print cylinders, hot stamping/embossing cylinders, modular die stations and associated products. Strategically located international manufacturing, service and repair facilities include numerous sites throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Our convenient locations are designed to provide outstanding, consistent service and quality no matter where your converting business is located. RotoMetrics is certified to ISO 9001 standards.

www.sappi.comSappi Fine Paper

logo-sappi Sappi Fine Paper North America (SFPNA) is a leading North American producer of coated fine paper used in premium magazines, catalogues, books and high-end print advertising. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Sappi Fine Paper North America is known for innovation and quality. Its brand names, including McCoy, Opus, Somerset and Flo, are some of the industry’s most widely recognized and specified. SFPNA is a division of Sappi Limited (NYSE, JSE), a global company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with manufacturing operations on four continents in 10 countries, sales offices in 50 countries and customers in more than 100 countries around the world.

www.sohnmanufacturing.comSohn Manufacturing

Sohn Manufacturing Inc. offers semi- and full-rotary die cutting lamination and registration units that finish digitally printed labels. Sohn also manufactures small flexo presses, converting equipment and rotary tooling.

www.taopix.comTAOPIX

logo-taopixTAOPIX™ Photobook software is a solution for the production of personalized photo albums, calendars, yearbooks and greetings cards. Their flexible technology platform allows printers, photo labs or print-for-pay outlets to develop multiple customized/branded business models. TAOPIX™ Photobook is an end-to-end software platform that provides all the necessary tools for printers and photo labs to start their own photo book business. It manages the entire photo gift production process from design through to delivery. TAOPIX™ Photobook allows the customers of professional photo labs and printers to download, design, order and pay for their product and provides a production module for job tracking, printing and shipping. Key features:

  • Fast, customizable client download software
  • Shopping basket, e-commerce and back-office
  • Production management with job tickets and barcodes
  • Unlimited branding
  • Self-build bespoke templates and products

www.tappackagingsolutions.comTAP Packaging Solutions

Tap Packaging Solutions provides high quality packaging and presentation products. They manufacture a variety of custom-designed packaging products, including folding cartons, rigid set-up boxes, entertainment packaging, and informational packaging such as book covers, binders, plastic presentations pages, certificate holders, presentation folders and more. They offer the most complete line of photographic packaging products consisting of albums, folios, photo mounts, frames and accessories. Tap Packaging Solutions was recently formed to combine the resources and talents of the Chilcote Company’s four operating divisions to focus their commitment on enhancing the value of their customers’ products and services.

www.tekra.comTekra Corporation

logo-tekra Tekra, an HP Indigo Preferred Partner, brings you Dura-Go™, film substrates optimized for the HP Indigo® presses. Their proprietary coating technologies provide Dura-Go films exceptional print receptiveness, ink anchorage and shelf life. The breadth of stock Dura-Go line offers HP Indigo users, in both the industrial and commercial press environments, a one-stop shop to more than 90 pre-engineered solutions, including polycarbonates, polyesters, label stocks, rigid vinyl, lenticular, static cling, synthetics and polystyrene. Tekra can custom coat almost any substrate with small minimums and quick lead times and is a 3M authorized converter and distributor, authorized distributor of SABIC Innovative Plastic Films and North American authorized distributor for DuPont Teijin Films™.

www.ultraflexx.comUltraflex

Ultraflex is the leading supplier of a wide range of quality flexible, semi-rigid and specialty substrates from 30″ to 16′ 4″ wide for eco-solvent, solvent, UV, latex, screen and dye-sublimation printing. They offer diverse options at all price points with product lines including front-lit (billboard and banner), back-lit, blockout, mesh, textile, wallpaper, window film, carpet and eco-friendly media. “Imagination Becomes Innovation” is the company’s motto and exemplifies a spirit that has kept Ultraflex Systems at the forefront of change, expansion and production of quality and unique printable sign media.

www.upmraflatac.comUPM Raflatac

UPM Raflatac, part of UPM’s Engineered Materials business group, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials, and the world’s number one producer of HF and UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and inlays. UPM Raflatac has a global service network of 13 factories on five continents and a broad network of sales offices and slitting and distribution terminals worldwide. UPM Raflatac employs 2,600 people with sales of approximately $1.3 billion in 2009.

www.usadata.comUSADATA Inc.

USADATA provides businesses with the optimal mix of consulting, data, and technology to help grow direct marketing return on investment. Their products, used by more than 700 print and marketing service providers, are designed to grow with clients as business needs change and evolve, and they are easily integrated into Web-to-print solutions. They work with every source of compiled and specialty data, and their solutions are always grounded in what’s best for your client, ensuring their business models are always aligned.

www.voncast.comVonCast

Smartphones are everywhere! Many of you are already using your phones to do things you take for granted on your computers, such as entertainment, search, shopping and getting help in a variety of ways as you navigate and investigate the world we live in. Now, with Digimarc Discover, the printed page becomes a browser to the Web.

Digital watermarks are imperceptible digital IDs that can be embedded into images, text, audio and video. They are similar to digital serial numbers that can be used to identify each instance of content. While you can’t see digital watermarks, computers, networks and smartphones can.

www.xmpie.comXMPie

logo-xmpie Xerox company XMPie® is the leading provider of software for VDP, personalized cross-media communications and Web-to-print. XMPie® provides users the strategic advantage of using one solution to create, deploy, track and measure highly effective, one-to-one marketing campaigns across all channels – print, e-mail, Web and mobile – leveraging customer information to achieve dramatic return on investment. XMPie® software solutions are available in three compatible product lines: uDirect® for desktop, print-only solutions; PersonalEffect® for server-based cross-media publishing, campaign management and more; and XMPie Hosted Services for subscription-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.

www.yupo.comYupo Corporation America

Yupo Corporation is the largest manufacturer of synthetic paper in the western hemisphere. Always innovating with new products, Yupo launched YUPOBlue to give HP Indigo printers the ability to use a YUPO product. YUPOBlue has the same waterproof, tear-resistance and superior print qualities of traditional YUPO but is certified at RIT for HP Indigo. YUPOBlue is now available in five grades: 78# text, 58#, 74#, 86# and 100# cover and is sold in the standard 12”x 18” sheet and our newest size: 13″ x 19″ suitable for HP Indigo printers. And, like all other Yupo products, YUPOBlue is 100 percent tree-free!

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