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Johnson's World Column Moves to New Venue

Copresco President Steve Johnson's monthly column "Johnson's World" moves to Printing News magazine, Wide-Format & Signage, and WhatTheyThink.com in September.

The award-winning column that serves as a forum for his insights and thoughtful commentary about the state of today's graphic communications industry has been featured in American Printer, Quick Printing, Printing News, and most recently Printing Impressions.

"We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Steve's column back in WhatTheyThink's Printing News & Wide-Format & Signage editions," said Kelley Holmes, VP and Group Publisher. "He really brings a unique and valuable perspective to the industry."

"I really am looking forward to working with WhatTheyThink, because I’ve been reading it for so long," he said. "I have this reputation as a print cheerleader—and I am—but some people think that I am opposed to digital media. Nothing could be further from the truth."

An executive with 40 years of experience in the graphic arts industry, Johnson has extensive skills in business management, marketing and sales—and is an award-winning writer. In l987, he founded Copresco, a pioneer in digital printing technology that specializes in the printing of books, manuals and publications.

Johnson has been active as an author, consultant and speaker on a variety of business and technological topics for the graphic arts and technical communications industries. Thousands of readers have enjoyed his columns for which he has won several APEX Awards for Publications Excellence (APEX) and Society for Technical Communication (STC) awards.

In addition to monthly magazine columns, Johnson has been published in the journals Graphic Arts Technical Foundation World, Printing Industries of America Technology Forecast, Inland Press Association Inlander and Print+Promo magazine.

Johnson was a founding member of the Digital Printing Council of the Printing Industries of America and has served on PIA's Sales & Marketing Executives council. He served on the board of directors of the Printing Industry of Illinois/Indiana Association and has been a member of the finance committee. He has been honored as a senior member by the Society for Technical Communication.

Copresco produces millions of pages of short-run publications, books and manuals. Projects range from booklets, catalogs, handbooks, textbooks and technical materials to training aids, guidebooks, newsletters, calendars and cookbooks.

WhatTheyThink offers a wide range of lead generation and branding programs that help print-and publishing-related companies achieve business growth.

Steve Johnson