Mark Michelson

Mark Michelson

Mark Michelson is the Editor-in-Chief of Printing ImpressionsServing in this role since 1985, Michelson is an award-winning journalist and member of several industry honor societies. Reader feedback is always encouraged. Email

Ricoh INTERACT 2019 User Conference Delivers on Its Promise

What had been a smaller, focused event for Ricoh's continuous-feed inkjet press user base, INTERACT 2019 marked the second year that the user conference was expanded to include Ricoh cut-sheet digital toner, wide-format printing, and software customers.

USPS Financial Condition Should Worry Printers

The Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service, which represents the printing and mailing industries, wants Congress to retain the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act that determines and sets price caps on the Postal Regulatory Commission’s rate-setting process for the U.S Postal Service.

US Printers, High-Speed Inkjet Community Gather at Hunkeler Innovationdays

Press manufacturers, postpress equipment suppliers and software, consumables and substrate companies all came together in Lucerne, Switzerland, recently to showcase automated end-to-end digital production workflows. Among the attendees were more than 100 U.S.-based printers, representing a virtual Who’s Who of leading printing companies.

Quad to Buy LSC Communications, Creating $8.1 billion Print Firm

Sussex, Wis.-based Quad/Graphics is acquiring LSC Communications, of Chicago, to create a combined $8.1 billion, publicly-held company. The deal is the result of a whopping $1.4 billion all-stock transaction, which includes the refinancing of LSC Communications' debt.