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With a CTP workflow--consisting of DuPont digital proofers and Agfa Galileo systems--Earth Color meets tight deadlines at its facilities.
Full-service commercial printing requires the coordination of many functions, from prepress to printing and from asset management to fulfillment services. To provide these functions around the clock, IGI/Earth Color operates as a consortium of networked companies, with plants in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, and Arizona. Founded in 1983, the company has grown dramatically over the past few years, recently merging with Integrated Graphics Inc. to form IGI/Earth Color. The merger has created the largest service-oriented commercial printing company in the New York metropolitan area, with annual sales revenues exceeding $180 million.
"I attribute this success to our ability to develop long-term client relationships and to our deep understanding of the print-buying market," says Robert Kashan, CEO of IGI/Earth Color. "Although we've made acquisitions over the years in mid-range companies, …