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Diversity & Gender Equality: Hope is Not a Strategy

On August 9, 2018 Allen Press published an Open Letter to Printing Industries of America Board of Directors questioning why the PIA Board was so blatantly imbalanced when it came to gender diversity. The open letter resulted in avid social media discussion, countless emails and regularly published articles on the subject of gender diversity and…
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Terry Leatherman Promoted to Manager of Association Management Services

LAWRENCE, Kan. – September 21, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is pleased to announce that Terry Leatherman has been promoted to Manager of Association Management Services. Leatherman joined Allen Press in February 2017 as an Association Manager. In his new role, Leatherman will oversee and expand the Allen Press Association Management division, which provides membership…
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Allen Press Wins Seven 2017 Gold Ink Awards

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Sept. 18, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is the recipient of seven awards from Printing Impressions’ 2017 Gold Ink Awards. Printing Impressions announced the winners in Philadelphia, Pa. on September 6. The Gold Ink Awards is the industry’s most prestigious print competition with thousands of entries submitted each year from printers around…
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Aries EMUG 2017: What’s On the Horizon?

BY WHITNEY LOHRENZ Aries’ annual Editorial Manager User Group Meeting (EMUG) is a two-day event that includes presentations about upcoming features, workshops to identify requests for future releases and general discussion about publishing industry trends. Here are some of the most exciting takeaways from EMUG 2017.

Allen Press Acquires HP Indigo 7900 Digital Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 19, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. has purchased a HP Indigo 7900 Digital Press. The Indigo 7900 is the leading 13 x 19 inch format digital sheetfed press on the market and provides a wide range of digital applications through innovative print quality, media versatility and intelligent automation. In addition to…
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Allen Press Acquires Hawk M6 UV Inkjet Systems

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 10, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. has purchased two Hawk M6 UV variable inkjet systems from Capital Mailing Equipment, Inc. The Hawk M6 is the latest generation of high-resolution drop-on-demand (DOD) print technology. The Hawk M6’s utilizes UV inks and LED lamps for drying which shortens production time overall.

Allen Press Wins Big at PIA GraphEx

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 3, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is the recipient of eleven awards from the Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica’s 2017 Graphic Excellence Competition (GraphEx). Three publication entries received Best of Category awards and six publications received Awards of Excellence. The Best of Category awards include Naked Food Magazine (Environmentally Sound Materials),…
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Journal Call for Papers: Improving Your Approach

BY TAYLOR FULTON The competition for quality journal manuscripts is at an all-time high, with more journals, fewer international barriers and sleeker author services than ever before. In times like these, what’s a publisher to do? The answer: a timeless classic—marketing. Okay, maybe this is a little biased. As a Publisher with a keen interest (a.k.a. obsession) with great marketing, I tend to…
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How Does Your Association Marketing Stack Up?

It’s no secret that member organizations such as societies and associations have been experiencing member attrition for a number of years. In an industry where a decline in members is common, it can be difficult to qualify the success or failure of your own marketing efforts. While the goal of these efforts is ultimately an increase in membership, another helpful tool for…
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Highlights from the 2016 Charleston Conference

BY PETER BURNS / PUBLISHER During last week’s Charleston Conference—my first—I had a chance to attend several interesting sessions. Here, I would like to provide a recap of just one, a Thursday afternoon session titled “Is Small Beautiful? The Position of Independent Scholarly Publishers in an Environment of Rapid Industry Consolidation.” Three panelists spoke candidly…
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