Bookmasters, one of the largest providers of customized book publishing services in the U.S., has expanded its book manufacturing services with the addition of new inkjet digital book manufacturing equipment to its facility based here. Bookmasters has added an Océ VarioPrint i300 (with ColorGrip) color sheetfed inkjet press. Bookmasters is reported to be only the second U.S. book manufacturer to offer this technology. The company has also added an An Océ ColorStream 3900 monochrome inkjet press for high production one color. And, in addition, Bookmasters has made an upgrade to its toner equipment with the addition of two Océ VarioPrint 6320’s. Bookmasters’ investment in this digital book manufacturing equipment complements its existing digital printing capabilities for short-run digital book printing and print-on-demand (POD). click Read More below for additional detail
LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) announced today that the company was honored with six awards in the 2019 ‘Golden Cylinder’ Awards, an annual competition designed to identify the “Best of Gravure” in each segment of the printing industry and to distinguish technical innovations. Three different LSC Communications facilities produced the six print pieces that were recognized with awards, with four awards for magazines and two for catalogs.
Winning pieces were selected based on various factors including image quality, overall visual impact, and technical difficulty and innovation. LSC was the top winner in the competition with the most awards including one of the event’s highest accolades, the “Best of the Best Publication” award for The New York Times Style Magazine “Women’s Fashion” August 19, 2018 issue.
“Providing the highest quality print pieces and the most innovative solutions for our clients is our goal each and every day,” said Paula Montgomery, SVP of Magazine and Catalog Manufacturing for LSC Communications. “Our approach with our clients is highly collaborative and we are thrilled to share this significant industry recognition with them.”