Graphic Arts Show Co. (GASC)

Pre-Customer or An Empty Shopping cart?
July 30, 2012

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GAERF Joins Forces with NOCTI and MAVCC to Develop Ed Package
December 1, 2005

To better meet the needs of educators and students, the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF®) has formed a strategic partnership with the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and the Multistate Academic and Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Inc. (MAVCC) to develop a comprehensive educational package for PrintED accredited programs.  PrintED, an accreditation and certification program for graphic communications courses of study at the secondary and post-secondary levels, has grown since its development in 1986 from a state-wide program to a national industry-approved program with a strong presence in 34 states. The package will consist of a complete system that begins with the

Smithsonian Exhibit at Print 05 to Feature Book Artists
August 1, 2005

An artistic highlight of the giant Print 05 & Converting 05 exhibition Sept. 9-15 at Chicago's McCormick Place will be an interactive panel exhibit on the history and importance of book illustration created by the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, the world's largest system of museum libraries.   "Picturing Words: The Power of Book Illustration" in booth #7259 will be staffed by personnel from the Smithsonian Libraries along with exhibit curators and will present a schedule of local artists demonstrating different types of illustration. The exhibit features images from books in the Libraries' collection, including children's alphabet books, The Nuremberg Chronicle, works by William Morris, Redoute, Vesalius, and

The Print Council Director to Address Executive Outlook Forum
August 1, 2005

GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Print Council announced executive director Martin Maloney will speak at the "Executive Outlook 2005" meeting on Thursday, Sept. 8th, the day before the opening of the Print 05 show. Maloney is scheduled to be the fourth speaker after Conference Chairman Bill Lamparter commences the program at 8:00 am, and opening remarks from commentary leaders Thomas Wetjen (vice president, Worldwide Graphic Arts Industry Business, Xerox) and Marcel Kiessling (president, Heidelberg Americas). Maloney's remarks will focus upon The Print Council's recent activities and the business of campaigning to sell the value of print. "Most people would agree that Executive Outlook is an

Graph Expo Builds Industry's Confidence
October 24, 2002

Nothing boosts the confidence of an industry more than a successful trade show, and judging by the attendance figures from this year's Graph Expo and Converting Expo, the graphic arts industry may be recovering from the two-year downturn in the marketplace. Nearly 38,000 print and graphic arts professionals made their way to the four-day event at McCormick Place South in Chicago, which featured full seminars and product demonstrations by over 570 exhibitors covering more than 380,000 square feet. Many vendors reported brisk sales with some having to add more staff to their booths. "From the time the hall opened until it closed each day

Number 01 in PRINT
June 15, 2001

In September, for the first time in four years, the United States will be the site of the largest printing, publishing and converting industry trade show in the world. PRINT 01 will take place September 6-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, sharing a four-year rotation with major international exhibitions in other parts of the world, including DRUPA in Germany and IPEX in the United Kingdom. During the years it is scheduled, PRINT takes the place of the leading U.S. national exhibition, GRAPH EXPO and CONVERTING EXPO. This year's PRINT show is expected to attract visitors from more than 100 countries. More than 30 travel

PRINT 01 Previews
May 18, 2001

One thousand exhibitors. One-hundred thousand visitors. PRINT 01 is a prepress, printing and converting show to be held September in Chicago. In anticipation of the event, the organizers of PRINT 01 provided PrintMedia InBox with a list of highlights designed to polish productivity and save costs in shorter time. The following companies and products will be showcased: Short-run finishing Standard Finishing Systems focuses on short-run, quick changeovers to automate binderies. The company will highlight a new 15-clamp perfect binder with in-line, three-knife trimming. Mark Hunt, director of marketing for Standard Finishing, which also distributes products from Horizon International and Hunkeler, says, "As you move