Pitney Bowes Announces Sale of its Software Solutions Business to Syncsort for $700 million“Our software and data business has made great progress over the last few years achieving two consecutive years of growth and I am very confident of the prospects for this business going forward,” said Marc B. Lautenbach, President and CEO. “We have always said, however, if a business was worth more to someone else than to us, we would consider a sale. The sale of our Software Solutions business to Syncsort confirms that philosophy.”
Best Print Engine and Printheads Category Won by DuraLinkMemjet’s DuraLink digital printing technology was selected by the European Digital Press Association (EDP) as a winner at its 12th annual awards ceremony. DuraLink, which won the Best Print Engine and Printheads category, is Memjet’s modular print system that is used by OEMs to create innovative presses for the commercial, packaging and industrial print markets.
Developing the Business - Sid Chadwick What’s The Value Of A Long-Term View?Why take a long-term view a strategic view of everything you’re about based on “Value created for target customers”……”Value recognized by target customers”? What’s required for long-term prosperity? Does your next-generation ownership really understand all those pieces and especially critical values that are not on your balance sheet?
Dr. FontZ: Making Your Documents Sound RightMany of our readers listen to audio books during their commutes, but have you ever listened to your documents? You might be surprised by what you hear.
“WOW, I Didn’t Know Your Wide-Format Department Could Do That!”There is nothing worse than having a Company tour and hearing your customer say; “WOW, I didn’t know you all did that!” Experience a deeper loyalty with your customers by working passionately with them to design, engineer, and develop awesome finished projects. Review these essential touchpoints to initiate engagement and help your customer to see you as a vital vendor-partner.
A California Type Foundry Is Keeping Vintage Printing AliveThe type-casting profession went largely extinct in the 1980s after decades of slow decline. Yet visiting the Grabhorn Institute, which operates the type foundry and a fine-edition book publisher, printer, and bindery, you’d be hard pressed to realize you were stepping backwards in time. The institute preserves this last generation of letterpress, in which intensely manual work sits alongside some of the best industrial machines ever made. Read more...
Deluxe Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Cheryl Mayberry McKissack to succeed Martyn Redgrave as Non-Executive Chair of the Board, effective August 22, 2019.
Lexmark announced that Tom Cavanagh has joined the company in the newly created role of Senior Vice President, New Business Development.
INX International Ink Company hired Shaun Thompson for the new position of technical services director at INX UK.
Good News Outside of Print: Neighbors thought they witnessed a tragedy. Then, a sign appeared.There was a loud noise, and Alphonso and Deborah Williams ran out of their home near the Potomac Avenue Metro Station to see what had happened. What they saw was alarming: a man, sitting motionless in the driver’s seat of a car that had crashed into several parked vehicles. Read the rest of the story...
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