Industry News

Discussing the "Right Fit" with HP users: Toner vs. Inkjet

Jim Hamilton of InfoTrends moderated a conference session at Dscoop 2016 in San Antonio called "Finding the Right Application Fit". Panelist Michele Brennan of Bridgeport National Bindery, Inc. and other users of HP Indigos and HP Inkjet Presses produce books for publishers.

Brennan weighs in on how Bridgeport assists publishers in determining the advantages of both technologies. 

Congratulations to Michele Brennan: 2016 William A. Dwiggins Award Recipient

We congratulate BNB's Michele Brennan on receiving the 2016 William A. Dwiggins award for her innumerable contributions to New England publishing and education.

Read more about Michele, and the Dwiggins award here.

Michele will be presented with the William A. Dwiggins Award at the 59th Annual New England Book Show on May 3, 2016.

One of the Ways BNB Streamlines POD Workflow

Celina McMahan, Digital Workflow Specialist, describes how HP SmartStream Production Center can manage files to save operator time and efficiency.

BNB Execs asked to Join DSCOOP Committee

July 13, 2015 - Bridgeport National Bindery's Jonathan Jacobsen, VP of Operations and Michele Brennan, VP of Marketing and Business Development  have been asked to join the DSCOOP Community Committee. Jack Glacken, President of TGI and former Chairman for DSCOOP met Jon and Michele while attending DSCOOP EMEA in Dublin, Ireland. Both will be assisting Jack and Leta Woods, DSCOOP Global Liason Manager at HP and others to develop a user group Community that will be located at the Solutions Showcase area at DSCOOP11 in San Antonio Texas 2016. 

Two Sides Releases Survey of What Consumers Prefer - Paper or Screens

An interesting look into what consumers of content may prefer for various reasons. Some of the key findings included that 88% of the respondents indicate that they felt they retained more from reading on paper; and that 81% found that print media seemed more relaxing.

You can find this survey online at:

Two Sides is a global group of companies surrounding the printing and publishing industries whose goal is to promote "sustainability and attractiveness of the Graphic Communications Industry and dispel common environmental misconceptions by providing users with verifiable information on why Print and Paper is an attractive, practical and sustainable communications medium."

To view their website please use this link