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.
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.
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.
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.
Ariva 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Legion 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TAOPIX™ 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
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.
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™.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!