EVENT CALENDAR november 17-19 (Mon.-Wed.)
Information Management Institute’s 5th Annual Security Printing
10-12 (Mon.-Wed.) Conference at the Tremont Plaza Hotel in Baltimore will bring together
PIA/GATF will hold Reliable Color with G7 and ISO at its headquar- industry experts to address digital printing technologies’ capabilities and
ters in Pittsburgh. In today’s economy, international standards shortcomings relative to printing secure output of all types and the tech-
and specifications like ISO, FOGRA, G7, and SWOP have reached nology options available to enhance the production of secure documents,
a new level of importance. Learn techniques to standardize the ID’s and products. A downloadable color brochure and online registration
color of your raw materials (paper and ink) and the printing (solids, are available at www.imiconf.com.
overprints, tone value increase, and mid-tone spread) so that you
can achieve repeatable and predictable color. This seminar will
explain and demonstrate the practical implementation of several
standards and specifications necessary for successful use of ICC
color management in a digital workflow. For more information, con-
tact Angela Rizzo at firstname.lastname@example.org or (412) 259-1716. Presstek DI Users Report
The Mailing & Fulfillment Service Association (MFSA) delivers
Growing Profits and Revenues
top-notch education during focused, intensive, hands-on, one-day
An independent study conducted by InfoTrends, a
regional workshops. By design, the workshops will accommodate market research and strategic consulting firm, con-
smaller class sizes to enable more interaction and better learn- cluded that Presstek DI printing services can bridge the
ing opportunities. The inaugural series will be focused upon profitability gap between toner-based and offset printing. Eighty
Fulfillment: How to Sell and Price Fulfillment. The workshops will percent of survey respondents indicated that Presstek DI presses allowed
help attendees grow their businesses by training fulfillment sales them to increase their businesses by bringing in new customers based on
personnel with an industry expert: 30-year fulfillment veteran Tom the capabilities delivered by DI digital offset printing services.
Quinn, MFSA’s director of Fulfillment. For more information, con- Key findings from the report include:
tact Bill Stevenson at (703) 836-9200 ext. 204 or BStevenson@
MFSAnet.org. • Makeready on a DI press is significantly faster than conventional offset.
• The “sweet spot” for DI printing is in the range of 500 to 20,000
12 (Wed.) finished press sheets, making DI printing services the ideal solution
for profitably filling the gap that exists between toner-based and offset.
The Gimbel Group is hosting a workshop for commercial print own-
• Eighty percent of respondents indicated that Presstek DI printing services
ers and executives in the graphic arts called “You’re The Boss” allowed them to increase their business by winning new customers.
from 6-9 p.m. at 2 Park Ave., Ste. 300, Garden City, N.Y. Topics to • DI printing revenue is expected to reach 44 percent of total printing revenue
be covered include employee benefits plans, retirement plans, and over the next two years for these respondents’ businesses.
estate conservation plans. To register, contact Hunter Gimbel at • Respondents with multiple print technologies indicated that
email@example.com Presstek DI presses are more profitable than their offset and
digital color toner devices.
Respondents were asked to indicate whether they saw a change
in their print volumes for ton