R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced today that it is teaming with Context Labs to pursue leading-edge, blockchain-enabled technology for its global publishing customers. The companies have extended their strategic relationship to further integrate the CXL platform technology within RR Donnelley's Print-to-Digital supply chain solutions. "RR Donnelley has continually invested in new technologies, proactively leading and evolving our company through ongoing disruptions in communications channels for over 150 years. We look forward to bringing these innovative and state-of-the-art technologies and capabilities to our customers," commented Thomas J. Quinlan III, President and Chief Executive Officer of RR Donnelley. "This new offering from CXL, using blockchain technology, has great potential to deliver extended consumer reach for publishers while reducing their supply-chain costs and providing them with deep, direct, and secure relationships with the consumers who purchase their products."
Printing Industries of America (PIA) is pleased to announce the addition of Konica Minolta Business Solutions to its National Buying Program. Building on the existing partnership of the two organizations, Konica Minolta will now offer considerable discounts to PIA members on more than two dozen of its bizhub and Accurio digital production printers.
“For many years, Konica Minolta has been associated with Printing Industries of America–as a member, as a sponsor, and most recently, as a Premier Partner. We have shared some great strides within our industry, and now Konica Minolta is excited to share discounted, master agreement pricing for all PIA members on our groundbreaking AccurioPress technology,” said Hampton Hale, Director, Business Intelligence Services with Konica Minolta Business Solutions, USA.
“Adding Konica Minolta to the National Buying Program roster fortifies our commitment to providing Printing Industries of America members with valuable benefits to enhance their growth potential and profitability,” said Michael Makin, President and CEO of Printing Industries of America. “This partnership demonstrates the shared vision of PIA and Konica Minolta toward the evolution and continued success of the printing industry.”
Konica Minolta sales representatives working with PIA members will be able to access the discounted pricing upon verification of membership status. The agreement is effective as of July 1, 2018. For more information about membership in Printing Industries of America, please visit www.printing.org/join. For more information about the numerous digital production printer options offered by Konica Minolta Business Solutions, please visit https://kmbs.konicaminolta.us/kmbs/technology/production-print.