Textile printing is changing to adopt new technologies. We examine the dynamics that digital innovations have on this segment, and explore innovations in design, digital print, and the cutting and sewing of textile-based products.
IPMA has announced David Rosendahl, president & co-founder of MindFire, as a keynote speaker for its 2020 Perfect Vision conference.
"It's more than the dawn of a new trade show; it's the dawn of a new era," says Frank Romano, professor emeritus of R.I.T., during a podcast discussion about PRINTING United with Trish Witkowski, CEO of Foldfactory. They discuss how printers were seeking new opportunities on the show floor.
Verso announced the sale of two of its mills to Pixelle Specialty Solutions for $400 million. The sale is anticipated to be completed in the first quarter of 2020, and its net cash proceeds are anticipated to be approximately $336 million. Verso also announced that Adam St. John has been named CEO.
A PRINTING United, Heidelberg made its U.S. debut of the Diana Go, displayed digital solutions with the Versafire EP, and premiered the new Digitmatrix 60 FC diecutter. The company also showcased an an application gallery of products produced for Reformation Brewery.
Xerox is mulling over a $27 billion (or higher) cash-and-stock offer to acquire HP Inc., a fellow digital printing equipment and supplies provider with a market value more than three times its own.
In a public letter issued on November 24, HP rebuked Xerox's threat of a hostile takeover, stating the proposal undervalued HP, along with addressing other concerns. Now, Xerox has responded, stating it still intends to mount a hostile bid attempt, while addressing what it claims to be misleading information in HP's letter.
The past year has brought a number of changes to our annual ranking of the largest higher-ed in-plants. Six of the top 10 on our list have increased their revenues over the past year, resulting in some reshuffling of the ranks.