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Whatever Happened To: The KBA & Xerox Integrated Digital 40” Sheetfed Press for the Folding Carton Market? This Series is dedicated to major industry announcements that seem to have disappeared. This installment seeks feedback on the drupa 2016 KBA / Xerox partnership announcement of a folding carton press. Announced as in the final stages of deve... Read More

An American Printer CommentaryBy Andy & Julie Plata Co-CEOs, the OutputLinks Communications Group Resigned On May 17, Xerox’s Board Chairman replaced five Board members (plus himself) with new faces. The new Board then appointed John Visentin to replace Jeff Jacobson as CEO. In most cases when a CEO is fired they are eligible for a severance packag... Read More

An American Printer CommentaryBy Andy & Julie Plata Co-CEOs, the OutputLinks Communications Group Many in the print and mail industry may have already met or been involved with Mr. Visentin during his tenure five years ago in a Pitney Bowes spinoff. Pitney Bowes, Novitex, Exela In 2012, Pitney Bowes installed a new management team, and one of thei... Read More

An American Printer Commentary By Andy & Julie Plata, Co-CEOs American Printer In this, our third Commentary related to the January 31 announcement of Fujifilm’s proposed Xerox takeover, we share actions taken by Xerox’s largest and third largest owners. Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason together own approximately 15.2% of Xerox. Their Xerox stock wo... Read More