Roland DGA has announced that, effective January 1, 2013, Rick Scrimger, formerly vice president of sales and marketing of Roland DGA, will replace current Roland DGA president Dave Goward, who has been appointed president of worldwide sales and an executive officer for Roland DG.
The new year brings a new location for Inkcups Now Corp. (ICN) corporate offices, main production, and main warehouse. As of January 1, 2013, ICN will be located at the 26,000 square foot building in Danvers, Massachusetts. The new location is only a mile from the previous building, and except for the street address, all contact information will be the same.
Plaskolite, Inc., the Columbus, Ohio-based manufacturer of acrylic sheet products, has acquired the extruded sheet business of Pexco LLC.
Part of Odyssey Investment Partners and based in Atlanta with 10 plants in the United States and Mexico, Pexco designs and fabricates custom extruded parts and components to manufacturers and end-users for a range of applications, including aerospace, retail, traffic safety, medical, lighting, fence industries, and more. Its extruded sheet business is based in Columbia, South Carolina.
Ariva, part of paper manufacturer Domtar Corporation, has introduced a new portfolio of branded wide-format print media.
Indianapolis-based Panther Graphics is looking to spice up the holiday season by giving away six free vinyl vehicle wraps through a promotion on the company’s Facebook page (facebook.com/panthergraphics).
Vision Integrated Graphics Group has announced it will convert the name of Point Imaging, which it acquired in March of this year, to Vision Integrated Graphics Group effective January 1, 2013.
“Since the acquisition, we have streamlined processes, added staff, made capital equipment investments, and upgraded internal IT systems,” says Doug Powell, CEO/president of Vision Integrated Graphics. “The name change continues to improve our overall branding and creates better internal efficiencies and support for our customer base.”
Pantone has announced Pantone 17-5641 Emerald – a “lively, radiant, lush green” – as 2013’s color of the year.
FESPA has announced that it will partner with the European Sign Federation (ESF) to run a new event – the European Sign Expo, which will take place alongside FESPA in London next year, June 25-27, 2013. The European Sign Expo will complement FESPA’s focus on printed signage and graphics, offering visitors a focused sign event in which to explore channel lettering, signage systems, illuminated displays, digital signage, and more.
KDM P.O.P. Solutions Group, a provider of retail solutions at the point-of-purchase, has bought the assets of Digital Flexo Services, LLC in Norcross, Georgia.
Digital Flexo Services is a small-format digital printing company with flexographic printing and finishing capabilities. DFS specializes in the manufacturing of sheet and roll labels, IRC labels (Instant Redeemable Coupons), decals, window clings, and providing specialty promotional products such as custom temporary body tattoos.
HP has issued a call for entries for its 2013 Sign & Display Print Excellence Awards. The new awards program is designed to formally recognize HP customers on a worldwide basis for best-in-class large-format graphics that have been produced on HP Scitex and Designjet systems. Winners will be selected in categories ranging from vehicle graphics to retail and point-of-purchase applications, as well as special recognition for environmentally responsible printing.