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January 28, 2013
Flexo Market News
Unisource Worldwide
Joins U.S. EPA
The transportation fleet of Unisource Worldwide,
Norcross, Georgia, has met the requirements to be
become part of the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay
®
Transport Partnership.
SmartWay Transport is the EPA’s flagship program
for improving fuel efficiency and reducing green-
house gases and air pollution from the transportation
supply chain.
Unisource has approximately 80 distribution facili-
ties across North America, along with nearly 15 mil-
lion square feet of warehouse space, and operates a
fleet of more than 400 vehicles. In recent years, the
company implemented a proprietary transportation
system, called Roadnet, to optimize delivery routing
and improve fuel efficiency throughout its fleet.
NPES Elects New Board,
Presents Awards
NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Pub-
lishing and Converting Technologies awarded its
Harold W. Gegenheimer Individual and Corporate
Awards for Industry Service to Gary H. Dolgins, Direc-
tor of Sales and Marketing for Blanchard Systems, Inc.;
Ulrik T. Nygaard, President/CEO of Baumfolder Corpo-
ration; and EFI as the Corporate Award recipient.
In addition, NPES elected four new directors and re-
elected several returning directors to the NPES Board
during its business meeting at the organization’s 2012
Annual Conference in IndianWells, California. Christo-
pher Payne, Director & Vice President Marketing
Commercial Business, Eastman Kodak Company con-
tinues to serve as chairman of the board until 2013.
The four new directors elected are:
Richard Trapilo, Executive Vice President & Gen-
eral Manager, C.P. Bourg, Inc.
Erich Midlik, Executive Vice President, Global
Sales, Prime UV Systems, Inc.
Gavin Jordan-Smith, Vice President, Solutions &
Production Planning, BIS, Konica Minolta Business So-
lutions, USA, and
Andy Rae, Senior Vice President, Heidelberg USA.
GMG ColorProof Now
With Windows 8 Support
GMG, a developer and supplier of color management
software solutions, supports the newWindows 8 oper-
ating system with the latest Version 5.4.2 of its GMG
ColorProof.As a result, the operating systems Windows
8,
Windows 7,Windows Vista andWindows Server 2008
with Service Pack 1 or higher are now supported.