Expo in the News

drupa and PRINTING United Announce Strategic Partnership

The third edition of drupa daily highlights drupa and PRINTING United’s strategic partnership announcement on page 6. Starting in 2024, the partnership of the world’s leading trade fairs—drupa and PRINTING United Expo located in Europe and North America, respectively, will bolster the reach of each brand throughout the industry. Read more about what this partnership will look like!

PRINTING United Expo 2024

Specialist Printing Worldwide previews PRINTING United Expo taking place from September 10-12 in Las Vegas on page 45 in their digital magazine. Learn more about the immersive experience planned for attendees and the array of boundary pushing equipment and solutions that will be on display. The Expo offers a curated selection of interactive workshops and insightful keynote sessions, while connecting peers around the world.

PRINTING United 2024: Dynamic and Comprehensive

Stitch & Print preview PRINTING United 2024 in their most recent online magazine, highlighting this dynamic and comprehensive event. The article discusses an anticipated 30,000 attendees to register for the Expo this year, an all new PRINTING United Expo Knowledge Center, education sessions, sustainability efforts, and so much more. Read more above!

Dealers Become Central to PRINTING United’s Success in 2024

Mark Subers, president of events and exhibitions at PRINTING United Alliance discusses convergence, diversification in terms of PRINTING United’s evolution, and bringing more dealers into the fold for PRINTING United 2024 in this interview with Keypoint Intelligence.

Tune in to learn more about Subers and how PRINTING United Expo has become an annual event where the entire print industry comes together under one roof.

PRINTING UNITED Post Show Review with RISO

Brianna Makarevich and Andre D’Urbano discuss RISO’s experience at PRINTING United Expo 2023 in RISCO’s YouTube episode below. They discuss how RISCO used the Expo as an opportunity to launch its new VALEZUS T1200 model to the North American market, as well as many of RISO’s unique accessories for their cut sheet inkjet printer lines. 

Specialist Printing Worldwide: PRINTING United 2023

Check out this awesome recap of PRINTING United Expo 2023 in the latest digital issue of Specialist Printing Worldwide found on page 39. Turn to page 43 for advice from PRINTING United Alliance Senior Vice President, Member Services, Joe Marin to newcomers on how to succeed in this complex industry through learning the lingo and taking the Orientation to Graphic Arts course on ilearningplus.org

WhatTheyDrink with Eric Vessels and Mark Subers

WhatTheyThink’s Eric Vessels and PRINTING United Alliance’s Mark Subers toast the final day of PRINTING United in Atlanta with their CMYK beers by Printer’s Ale Manufacturing Co. Tune in to hear more about what kind of IPAs Eric and Mark are drinking, what stood out the most to them on this year’s trade show floor, and how Eric determines what makes a good show.

PRINTING United Alliance continues growth in 2023

Label & Narrow Web (L&NW) recognizes PRINTING United Alliance’s achievements throughout 2023, including establishing the inaugural Congressional Printing Caucus, launching the Affinity Partner Program to offer insurance solutions to its members, and welcoming two new franchise organizations this year: Franchise Services, Inc. and AlphaGraphics. 

PRINTING United Expo Wrap-Up

Mailing Systems Technology wraps up the year in their November-December issue by highlighting PRINTING United Expo that took place earlier this year in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mailing Systems Technology attended the Expo as a media partner, with a booth presence in The Mailing & Shipping Hub on the trade show floor. Editor Amanda Armendariz also moderated a session on The Importance of Hard Copy Mail in Direct Marketing Strategies. Read more on pages 5 and 23! 

PRINTING United Delivers Unprecedented Success

Specialist Printing Worldwide featured PRINTING United Expo 2023 in their November digital newsletter, highlighting the positive exhibitor feedback and the new product launches that contribute to this cornerstone event for professionals and businesses in the printing industry. Read more to find out what other exhibitors had to say about this year’s conference and what to look forward to in Vegas for 2024.

Another Outstanding PRINTING United Expo!

Standard features PRINTING United Expo 2023 in their latest fall newsletter. Standard had a 4,800 sq. ft. booth at the show, the largest display of feeding and finishing on the trade show floor. Attendees who visited the Standard booth were treated to live demonstrations, including die-cutting, perfect binding and trimming, slitting and creasing, folding, saddlestitching, and roll-fed print solutions. 

New product launches and high volume of sales at PRINTING United 2023

In Stitch & Print International’s latest digital newsletter, PRINTING United Expo 2023 is highlighted as a platform for new product launches and a high volume of sales. There was a new product unveiling in nearly every market segment across printing. Read more on the sales success of the Expo and a preview into next year’s trade show in Las Vegas.

‘PRINTING United Expo Sets a New Benchmark for the Printing Industry’

In its October digital edition, Screen Print Bangladesh spotlights PRINTING United Expo 2023 as the industry’s leading mission-driven association to support professionals across market segments.

Read more on pages 30-31!

Much More Than A Tradeshow

Poligrafika describes PRINTING United Expo 2023 as “one voice of the industry,” attracting a record number of exhibitors and visitors, and proving to be record-breaking in terms of exhibitor sales.

One of the biggest focuses of The Alliance is advocacy and according to CEO Ford Bowers, the larger they continue to grow, the better their voice is heard and the more effective their actions are.

PRINTING United ‘Will Continue to Raise The Bar’

Printweek spotlights PRINTING United in their latest Daily news bulletin, declaring that the Expo has “set a new benchmark for the printing industry.” Some other top stories this week include: Denmaur co-founder Nick Gee will retire at the end of the firm’s current financial year, Imageco completes hiring round and expanded the firm by 20%, and Wrapology to be bought by Germany’s Carton Group.

New product launches and high volume of sales at PRINTING United

Stitch & Print International spotlights another successful PRINTING United Expo held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. They describe the event as commitment by The Alliance to build a global showcase that continues to lead the industry as the cornerstone event for professionals and businesses looking to stay at the forefront of printing. 

Takeaways from PRINTING United Expo

Keypoint Intelligence covers key takeaways from PRINTING United Expo, including new product unveilings, booths that stood out on the Trade Show floor, and educational session topics covered throughout the three days of Expo in their latest blog.

They conclude this important event shows us that there are changes and opportunities for the better.

DTF Recaps the Expo Through Photos

DTF.com highlights the 2023 PRINTING United Expo that took place in Atlanta through 20 photos, depicting attendees walking the show floor, new technology, press conferences, The Apparel Zone, and much more. 

More than 28,000 attendees walked the tradeshow floor during the three-day event showcasing the latest innovations and applications in specialized printing.

WhatTheyThink: Sights for Sore Feet

WhatTheyThink rounds up some of the major press announcements made at last week’s PRINTING United Expo show, as well as some of the other wide-format technologies on display.

While they describe the event as “sights for sore feet,” their overall assessment is there is no replacement for in-person Trade Shows such as PRINTING United Expo to see equipment in action and make industry connections.  

PRINTING United Does Not Disappoint!

WhatTheyThink reviews PRINTING United Expo 2023 as a “great event.” The article touches on why The Alliance’s convergence model seems to work, breaks down some of the print and packaging highlights that stuck out during the show, and looks toward next year’s PRINTING United Expo taking place in Las Vegas for 2024.

Stitch & Print International Previews 2023 Expo

Stitch & Print International releases their third digital edition previewing the 2023 PRINTING United Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. This edition highlights the different training zones, educational and keynote sessions, the award ceremonies taking place, and the mobile app attendees can download to help them navigate the Trade Show floor. Read more on pages 24 and 25!

2 Regular Guys Talks Expo 2023

Learn about highlighted educational sessions, exciting events on the expo floor, and the role of the Alliance in meeting the industry’s growing needs. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the industry, this episode provides valuable insights and opportunities.

WhatTheyThink Interviews Michael Marcian on Expo

Michael Marcian, current PRINTING United Alliance Chairman, speaks with WhatTheyThink’s Eric Vessels about the upcoming PRINTING United Expo in Atlanta.

Get the Expo 411 – Right from the Attendees

The PRINTING United Expo — October 18-20 in Atlanta — is quickly approaching, and attendees are gearing up for a week of learning, networking, and inspiration. As a lead-up to the Expo, we are sharing a series of Q&A interviews featuring attendees from a variety of backgrounds sharing why they are attending the PRINTING United Expo, what they hope to learn, and what excites them about the upcoming event.

We will hear from print shop owners, installers, print buyers, marketing professionals, and more about how they are using print — and the technology on display at the Expo — to grow their businesses and reach their target audiences.

The PRINTING United Expo is a great opportunity to learn, network, and be inspired by the best minds in the printing industry. We hope you will join us for this exciting event!

We will be publishing new interviews every week leading up to the Expo, so be sure to check back for updates.

2 Regular Guys – The State of the Apparel Decorating Industry

In the latest 2 Regular Guys podcast episode, Aaron Montgomery and Terry Combs interview Cassie Green from the Apparelist to discuss ‘The State of the Apparel Decorating Industry.’ Tune in for valuable industry insights and actionable takeaways.

Bazar Gráphico – Nos venmos en Atlanta!

Bazar Gráphico’s latest digital publication announces they will be attending PRINTING United Expo in Atlanta, Georgia from October 18 -20. Read on for a peak at some of the Printing technology you can expect to see at the Expo. Visit the Bazar Gráphico Booth in B15094.

WhatTheyThink – Women in Print Alliance to Be Featured at PRINTING United Expo in Atlanta

Lisbeth Lyons Black, Director of the Women in Print Alliance, speaks with WhatTheyThink’s Eric Vessels about the important work being done by the Women in Print Alliance, her role, and the ways in which the industry can support women in print. They also talk about the upcoming PRINTING United Expo and the many events taking place related to the Women in Print Alliance.

iNKISH – Interview with Mark Subers

PRINTING United takes place October 18th-20th in Atlanta, Georgi – and of course, INKISH will cover the event – and as usual, in-depth, engaging, and hopefully something you will like. Part of coverage is as often as possible to talk to the people behind the scenes and for PRINTING United Expo, one of the leading forces in Mark Subers. In this session, we talk about whether the Under One Roof approach is still the right approach that visitors can expect, and, of course, we also talk about the industry in general. It was nice catching up with Mark; we hope you enjoy it!

PRINTING United Expo upbeat on expanded show

Organisers of the upcoming Printing United Expo are prepping for their biggest show yet, with the exhibition aiming to be “a place where everyone can wet their beak”.

The show is being held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta and runs from 18-20 October.

Printing United Expo is occupying two halls and some 1.2 million square feet (111,500sqm) of space overall, and with more than 800 exhibitors encompassing all types of print production.

Expo 411: Gaining Knowledge and Upgrading Operations

Label City Pakistan, Aijazullah Khan, Owner and CEO, Karachi, Pakistan

Label City is a self-adhesive label manufacturer with flexographic printing in Karachi, Pakistan. Label City has been operating since 2004 and focuses on the pharma label market in particular. The company also provides labels to a diverse range of service and goods markets including courier and cargo, juices and beverages, hipper stores, bookstores, etc.

PKI: What made you decide to attend this year’s Expo?
We are in the process of converting our operations to digital printing. In our experience, the American market is skilled at importing machines and materials. The American market will definitely let us know the latest developments in the field, which will help us to innovate our business here in Pakistan.

Expo 411: Focusing on Innovation and Relationships for Business Growth

Vision Graphics/SBR Technologies
Christopher Dalley, Director of Marketing & Business Development, Salt Lake City, UT

Vision Graphics/SBR Technologies is a large-format graphics manufacturer with 50+ years of experience. The company does everything from business cards to building wraps and everything in-between.

WFI: What made you decide to attend this year’s Expo?
DalleyI’m not the usual Expo attendee. My perception is that most attendees will are involved in the production and manufacturing process. In my business development role, I’m interested in innovative product ideas. While I enjoy learning about leading-edge technologies headed into print shops, I take more enjoyment talking with vendors about applications they are discussing or seeing in the market. They often see things from a different perspective, and that’s valuable.

Need to Know News for PRINTING United Expo

We’re only one month away from PRINTING United Expo, so we’ve got some tips and tricks to help you make the most of your experience.

To explore everything this year’s Expo has to offer, use the helpful links below:

For information about the Opening Night Party on October 18 at 8 pm, click here.

Don’t forget to check out the floor plan to help plan your visit.

If you haven’t already registered, register today!

PRINTING United Expo Hot Products Spotlight: Heidelberg Gallus One Inkjet Label Press

The Gallus One will make its North American expo debut at PRINTING United 2023. This all-digital, roll-to-roll press is designed to offer a digital inkjet printing solution to flexo label converters as well as commercial printers looking to enter into label production.

The Gallus One uses Dimatix Samba printheads on print bars attached directly to the machine which can achieve levels of print quality that match those of high-resolution offset printing. The quality is achieved at a native resolution of 1,200×1,200 dpi, with a droplet size of just 2 pl and four different available drop sizes, providing a visual resolution of 2,400×2,400.

PRINTING United Expo Hot Products Spotlight: SCREEN TruePress Jet L350UV SAI Label Press

SCREEN Americas will be coming back to PRINTING United Expo 2023 with its Truepress Jet L350UV SAI digital UV inkjet label press, and some interesting surprises as well.

The Truepress Jet L350UV SAI is the third generation of their prime label UV presses. The SAI prints at 600×600 dpi with Kyocera inkjet print heads up to 12.6″ wide (322 mm), with a media width from 4″ to 13.7″ (100 to 350 mm). It supports a media thickness of 1.6 to 13.7 mil (0.04 to 0.35 mm).

Josh Carruth on the Deep Value Proposition PRINTING United Alliance Provides

Josh Carruth, vice president, association, at PRINTING United Alliance, provides an update on new services launched by the Alliance, speaks to the deep value to be gained from membership, and describes why and how the Alliance, and its annual PRINTING United Expo, work to drive the printing industry toward a profitable future.

PRINTING United Expo Hot Products Spotlight: W+D BB820+ High-Speed Inserting System

Making its debut at PRINTING United Expo 2023, W+D has some very interesting and timely mailing solutions to show. Its new products are all about addressing labor challenges and production efficiencies. It’s now about the data and how you can leverage the data to mail less pieces, but that are more meaningful and hit their targets.

Expo 411: Gaining a Game-Changing Advantage

Alliance Franchise Brands LLC, Ray Palmer, CFE, Chief Operating Officer
Middle River, Maryland

Alliance Franchise Brands is the franchisor of more than 600 locations throughout North America, operating brands that include Allegra Marketing Print Mail, Image360, KKP, Signs Now, Signs By Tomorrow, and others. Our Home Office provides expert support for our Franchise Members through extensive training, sales, marketing, and other programs.

PI: What made you decide to attend this year’s Expo?
RP: We’re always looking to see what’s on the cutting edge of new printing technology, as well as stay ahead of the latest trends in the industry. This Expo provides us with a great opportunity to see what’s new.

Expo 411: Navigating Trends and Tech for Billboard Brilliance

OUTFRONT Media, Jennifer Ventola, Director, Production Services
New York, NY

Outfront Media is an out-of-home (OOH) media network. The company leverages the power of technology, location, and creativity to connect brands with consumers outside of their homes through one of the largest and most diverse sets of billboard, transit, and mobile assets in North America. Through its technology platform, the company fundamentally changes the ways advertisers engage audiences on-the-go.

WFI: What made you decide to attend this year’s Expo?
Ventola: I try to attend every year since most of my career was in print manufacturing.

What Packaging ‘Nerds’ Can Gain From Attending PRINTING United Expo

Adam Peek, senior vice president of sales at Meyers, discusses the upcoming panel discussion, “Printing’s Role in Increased Product Functionality,” taking place at the 2023 PRINTING United Expo, and other reasons why it’s important for packaging and printing “nerds” to attend the event.

Expo 411: Bringing Customer Visions to Life

Designz by Visions, Crystal Morrow, Owner in Stockbridge, GA

WFI: What does Designz by Visions do?
Morrow: We offer a wide range of vehicle lettering, decals and graphic design services at an affordable price. We work closely with our customers to bring their vision to life.

Expo 411: Looking for New Opportunities

InstantCard, David Finkelstein, CEO in Rockville, MD

Since 2007, InstantCard has been America’s first 100% cloud-based ID badge service. Hearing about all the difficulties companies were having to produce professional ID cards, we realized that there must be a better solution. Emerging cloud-based technologies allowed us to take the hassle out of the process of creating Photo ID cards. The developments since have completely validated our belief that card production via the web is far more efficient than traditional card production using either a local print-shop or in-house printing. At the core of our business is the desire to eliminate the hassle of producing a single ID card, which is common to businesses of all sizes.

Video: Labor Shortage/Automation Printer Panel and Overall Impressions of PRINTING United Expo

Mark Michelson, editor-in-chief of Printing Impressions, provides a preview of the session, “The Skilled Labor Crisis: Is Automation Adoption the Only Answer?” which will be presented — along with relevant keynote sessions — at the 2023 PRINTING United Expo in Atlanta. Michelson, who will moderate a panel of innovative printers, also shares his impressions about the upcoming event, October 18-20.

Denise Gustavson on Expo Sessions Addressing Automation, Success

Denise Gustavson, editorial director at PRINTING United Alliance, discusses her two groundbreaking sessions “How to Thrive and Survive in Turbulent Times,” and “The Automation Audit,” at the upcoming PRINTING United Expo, taking place October 18-20 in Atlanta, Georgia.


During PRINTING United Expo, set to take place this year from Oct. 18-20, a panel of experts will take to the stage to discuss the hottest new trend in apparel decoration: direct-to-film printing (DTF).

On Oct. 18 in room C104, Apparelist Content Director Cassie Green will moderate a panel of experts to discuss the various aspects of DTF printing. Key points will include:

  • Attendees will gain a better understanding of the overall technology
  • Explore the gaps DTF printing fills in the industry
  • What misconceptions and challenges DTF printing currently presents

Road to the PRINTING United Expo: Michael Marcian of DCG ONE

Michael Marcian, general manager of DCG ONE, and current chair of PRINTING United Alliance, shares his enthusiasm about the upcoming PRINTING United Expo, and speaks to the current conditions driving the printing industry forward.

Exploring “The Folding Carton Opportunity” with Lisa Cross

Lisa Cross, principal analyst with NAPCO Research, discusses the educational session, “The Folding Carton Opportunity,” which will be presented during the upcoming PRINTING United Expo in Atlanta, October 18-20. It’s a “must-do” for anyone considering folding cartons as a future expansion area.

PRINTING United Expo Hot Products Spotlight: Kirk-Rudy FireJet 4C

If you don’t know who Kirk-Rudy is, or even if you do, you still need to go to the booth at PRINTING United 2023! They will be highlighting their FireJet 4C production inkjet press, which has found its niche in full-color envelope printing, in addition to other specially printed products. This is not just another envelope press; it is a unique, heavy duty, full-color inkjet printing system that is designed for production environments and handles a wide variety of applications, from bags, envelopes and sheets, to napkins, coasters and more, making it the most flexible and universal low-cost inkjet system on the market today.

Expo 411: Attending Seminars and Building a Professional Network – Chris Jelinek, University Tees

University Tees is a leader in the collegiate and Greek-licensed apparel space. Utees focuses on trends on campus and translates that experience to serve their decoration partners on the promo and retail side of the industry. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Utees has in-house production capabilities operating out of a brand new 130,00-sq.-ft. facility.

‘Shiny New Toys’ Draw Manager Back to Expo Each Year

Paul Wannigman says every piece of equipment his in-plant at Coborn’s has implemented in recent years is a direct result of attending PRINTING United Expo – and he can’t wait to see what “shiny new toys” are on the show floor this year. We talked with him about the type of signage his shop is doing and what equipment he plans to investigate at the Expo.

Expo 411: Past Experience Makes Expo a Must-Attend Event – Keith Ekenseair, Pad Printing Technology

WFI: What does Pad Printing Technology do?
Ekenseair: We offer printing services such as pad printing and laser marking. With our state-of-the-art in-house facility, fully equipped with cutting-edge technology and equipment, we can achieve the specifications and requirements of each of our clients.

Expo Session to Address Opportunities in Installed Graphics

Dan Marx, senior content editor with Wide-format Impressions, discusses, the session, “Sticky Side Down: Opportunities in Installed Graphics,” which is being presented at the 2023 PRINTING United Expo, Atlanta, Georgia, October 18-20. The panel discussion will feature Ken Burns of Axis Graphic Installations and Kristen Lanzarone-Scribner of WrapStar Pro.

Expo 411: Past Experience Makes Expo a Must-Attend Event

Pad Printing Technology, Keith Ekenseair, President of pad-printing.com

WFI: What made you decide to attend this year’s Expo?
Ekenseair: The vast range of companies participating in the Expo provides an excellent opportunity to see new and emerging equipment and network with our key suppliers.

Expo 411: This Year’s Event is Non-Negotiable for Industry Insiders – Elaine Scrima, GSP

Founded in 1978, GSP provides industry leading retail solutions that drive traffic, reduce costs, and enhance customer experience. The company provide graphics, visual merchandising, and retail execution to leading consumer and retail brands throughout the United States. It delivers 100% store-specific in-store marketing programs to more than 70,000 retail locations from its four print and fulfillment facilities throughout the U.S. GSP also offers turnkey design, manufacturing and installation for full-scale store remodels and décor refreshes.

Expo 411: Strengthening Contacts for Mutual Business Gains

Muir Omni Graphics has more than fifty years of service providing turn-key decal production and management solutions for OEM markings and decals, fleet and corporate vehicle markings, corporate identity, control panels and fascias, warning labels and signage, and specialty graphics.

Spelling Success Through Print: How a Word-Loving Couple Built a Thriving Modern Stationery Brand

Ashley and Paul Jankowski, owners of The Type Set Co. in Acworth, Georgia, are self-proclaimed “word nerds.” Long-time entrepreneurs, their love of letters led them to start a modern magnetic letters business, and from there, add a quote-driven sticker line.

We caught up with the Jankowskis to discuss how they built their dream business, which of their current printed products are resonating most with customers, and what lies ahead for this constantly innovating company.

Expo 411: Exploring Emerging Technologies, Convergence, and More

PRINTING United Expo — slated for Oct. 18-20 in Atlanta — is fast approaching, and attendees are gearing up for a week of learning, networking, and inspiration. Leading up to the Expo, we’re spotlighting a series of Q&A interviews with attendees from various backgrounds. They’ll share why they are attending the Expo, what they hope to learn, and what excites them about the upcoming event.

In this Q&A, meet … The Boca Ratonian, Ryan S. Feigenblatt.

Inaugural Apparelist Forum at PRINTING United Expo Will Highlight Evolving Decorated Apparel Market

The rapidly evolving decorated apparel market will be the focus of discussion at the inaugural Apparelist Forum, set to take place at PRINTING United Expo this year from Oct. 18-20 in Atlanta.

The Forum, which is sponsored by Kornit Digital, is designed for shop owners, production managers, and those in the printing industry interested in apparel decoration to network and discuss competitive advantages, nimble production, and more. A particular emphasis will be put on direct-to-garment (DTG) printing technology.

Expo 411: Fueling Success and Supplier Partnerships

The PRINTING United Expo — October 18-20 in Atlanta — is quickly approaching, and attendees are gearing up for a week of learning, networking, and inspiration. As a lead-up to the Expo, we are sharing a series of Q&A interviews featuring attendees from a variety of backgrounds sharing why they are attending the PRINTING United Expo, what they hope to learn, and what excites them about the upcoming event ..

Meet Michael J. Leonard, President of QC Signs & Graphics

Expo 411: Trends, Tech, and Talk for Wide-Format Innovators

Cober is less of a jack of all trades but more of a business Swiss army knife. The company has two facilities in Ontario, Canada that provide innovative solutions —whether that’s through its marketing, litho, digital, wide-format, or fulfillment and warehousing that provide solutions big or small. Being a privately owned business for over 100 years, the comp any has seen the evolution of print. Its facilities are able to print the smallest business card to the largest billboard.

Expo Bound: Seeking Equipment to Reduce Manual Labor

Featuring, June Lewis, Process Specialist; Kellogg Community College Print and Document Services, located in Battle Creek, Michigan

PRINTING United Expo Hot Products Spotlight: Matik SEI Laser LabelMaster

If you are not familiar with SEI,  they produce laser marking systems, laser cutting systems, OEM laser systems, laser label converting, laser paper converting, textile converting, and laser backlight processing. They specialize in Laser systems for visual communication, graphic arts, paper converting, labeling, flexible packaging, folding carton, fashion, interior design, furnishing. In essence, they are ‘the’ Lasers in production experts. There aren’t many exhibitors who can touch the expanse of applications shown at PRINTING United 2023, but Matik SEI Laser is definitely one that stands out.

PRINTING United Expo Hot Products Spotlight: Canon imagePRESS V1350

The Canon imagePRESS V1350 is making its North American debut at PRINTING United Expo 2023 in Atlanta, and it is a ‘must see’. Customers who have this, or the predecessor V1000 that was introduced in 2022, have been blown away by the quality and productivity.

Expo Bound: Seeking Equipment to Reduce Manual Labor

Featuring, June Lewis, Process Specialist; Kellogg Community College Print and Document Services, located in Battle Creek, Michigan

Sustainability Efforts Aren’t Going Away, Here’s Why

We took some time in a beautiful park to speak with Mark Subers, president, exhibitions and events, PRINTING United Alliance, about the recent partnership with Domtar to plant two trees for every registrant at the PRINTING United Expo (Oct. 18-20, Atlanta, Georgia). We discuss why it’s important for print service providers to make the decision to be more sustainable and what it means for the industry as a whole.

Wide-Format – Expo 411: First-Time Attendee Seeks to Expand Printing Horizons

Built on the ideas of personal service, accountability, and perfection, Design 360 was founded in 2019 as a wide-format printing service. Serving the local community and national community with customizable products and services including banners and vinyl decals. Learn why they are attending the Expo, what they hope to learn, and what excites them about the upcoming event.

Road to the PRINTING United Expo: Michael Marcian of DCG ONE

Michael Marcian, general manager of DCG ONE, and current chair of PRINTING United Alliance, shares his enthusiasm about the upcoming PRINTING United Expo, and speaks to the current conditions driving the printing industry forward.

BOBST prepares to talk labels and packaging at PRINTING United 2023 with expanded team

BOBST has announced its participation at the upcoming PRINTING United Expo in Atlanta this October, as the Narrow & Mid-Web team welcomes four industry experts into its ranks. The company will be highlighting its industry-leading portfolio of printing and converting technologies, including the DIGITAL MASTER series and the MASTER M6, while talking to visitors about their specific needs and challenges.

Printing United kommt nach Atlanta

Die Printing United 2023 findet bald statt – können Sie uns einen Überblick über die Hauptinformationen dazu geben?
Mark J Subers, Leiter der Abteilung Veranstaltungen und Messen, Printing United Alliance: Die Printing United Expo kommt dieses Jahr nach Atlanta, Georgia. Sie findet vom 18. bis zum 20. Oktober im Georgia World Congress Center statt. Es ist die dynamischste und umfangreichste Druckveranstaltung der Welt, bei der jeder Bereich der Druckbranche zusammenkommt, mit mehr als einer Million Quadratmetern an Maschinen, Schulungsmöglichkeiten und Angeboten.


Upstate Merch is a custom screen-printing shop based in upstate New York. The company has been in business since 2009, focusing on band merch, comic shops, and high-color count jobs. Learn why they are attending the Expo, what they hope to learn, and what excites them about the upcoming event.

Forging an Alliance

In this issue of Trade Show Executive (TSE), we feature two leaders of the annual PRINTING United Expo — PRINTING United Alliance CEO Ford Bowers and President of Events and Exhibitions Mark J. Subers. The two discuss the evolution of the organization, fostering rapid growth and success at the Expo and how purchasing a media company was the “secret sauce” to bringing together the entirety of the printing industry.

PRINTING United Expo 2023 Shaping Up to be a Major Label Event

Global leaders in labels and packaging continue to sign up for PRINTING United Expo 2023. The event’s approach to offering attendees a glimpse at market segments across all printing verticals is a driving force behind its increased popularity. Here, attendees can explore areas of expanded opportunities and business diversification in digital printing, consumables, workflow automation, finishing, and more.

Convergence in the Industry

Hear from your peers about how they diversified their business, the wins, struggles, and suggestions for success.

Aug. 1 – Countdown to Expo

PRINTING United Alliance and Domtar Partner to Highlight Sustainability Program at Expo

In this partnership, Domtar has committed to working with local small forest landowners to dedicate land to plant two trees for every registration made for the 2023 Expo, being held in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 18-20. Domtar will additionally highlight other sustainability initiatives, products, and services at its booth on the show floor where attendees can learn more.

Xplor to Host Breakfast Panel at PRINTING United Expo

Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, announced that they will be hosting a complimentary breakfast panel during the PRINTING United event in Atlanta, GA. The breakfast panel will be moderated by industry expert Pat McGrew, M-EDP.

PRINTING United Expo Returns, Unleashing the Power of Print and Uniting Industry Professionals

Mark your calendars and get ready for an amazing event! PRINTING United Expo is back and better than ever, offering an unparalleled experience for print and graphic communications professionals. At the Expo — to be held October 18-20 in Atlanta — you’ll have the opportunity to explore a wide range of printing technologies, including apparel decoration, wide-format, mailing, digital, offset, packaging, functional, industrial, and more.

Digital packaging returns at Printing United 2023

Packaging is to have an expanded focus on the show floor at Printing United 2023, with digital having a notable presence at the expo taking place in Atlanta, Georgia later this year.

Registration for PRINTING United Expo is open

With over a million square feet of equipment, technology, and trends on display, attendees have the opportunity to see live product unveilings and demonstrations of the industry’s latest products and innovations across Apparel, Commercial, Wide-format, Industrial, Promotional, Label and Packaging, Mailing, Shipping, and Fulfillment, and more.

Boss Litho Installs First RMGT 1060LX Press in North America

Boss Litho has been a big fan and loyal customer of RMGT tech for 12 years. “This press’s UV coating is superior,” Nataf said of the 1060LX, which he first saw in action last fall at the PRINTING United Expo in Las Vegas. The 2023 show takes place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, October 18-20.