Pinstripe attained the BPIF
ISO 12647-2 colour management scheme certification this month after completing the British Print Industries Federation's (BPIF
's) ISO 12647-2 certification assessment under Print & Media Certi-fication (PMC), a UKAS accredited body.
The new ISO12647 scheme enlarges on the BPIF
s ISO12647-2 certificate to let not only offset litho printers, however also flexo, wide-format and digital businesses to attain an award requested to be the first of its kind, in that it fulfills the necessities of the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
chief executive Kathy Woodward praised all the category award winners and called on the industry to focus on creating a culture of sustainable prices to drive growth.
is leading the development of a UK Certification scheme for ISO12647-2, knowing that as in earlier Quality and Environmental Standards, buyers will expect auditing and certification from UKAS accredited certification bodies.
Andrew Brown, Corporate Affairs Director at the BPIF
added: "We wish to congratulate Benson Group as the first company to meet the requirements of the BPIF
ISO12647-2 Scheme in what will be a fast growing community of printers that know that this is the only clear and effective way to demonstrate not only that they can print to ISO12647-2 but crucially, that they have the systems in place to sustain that standard, and that it has been rigorously assessed by an accredited and independent third party.
Labels has already distributed among label printers a brochure on the issue of migration.
In its latest survey of the outlook for printing in the UK, the BPIF
found that few printing companies in the country were able to increase their prices.
Newly founded as a special interest group under the aegis of the British Printing Industry Federation, the BPIF
Labels Group, we are told, "enjoys a high profile within the label industry," and along with the British Short-Run Labelling Association and its 44 member companies, will be participating actively in "The Label Event," a conference and mini-exhibition to be held in England in February 2010 and organized by Angel Business Communications.
The Pontllanfraith company took the turnaround award at the BPIF
(British Printing Industries Federation) Excellence Awards 2006.
The recently formed BPIF
Labels, which operates under the umbrella of the British Print Industry Federation (www.
Print Cymru Initiative Joint programme with Wales Print & Coatings Forum and the printing trade body BPIF
Three months ended December 31, September 30, 2003 2002 2003 (Dollar amounts in thousands) Mutual funds revenue BlackRock Funds $18,865 $16,862 $17,255 Closed-end Funds 15,804 11,442 13,267 BPIF
21,486 21,674 21,694 STIF 263 232 266 Total mutual funds revenue 56,418 50,210 52,482 Separate accounts revenue Separate accounts base fees 83,059 70,648 78,152 Separate accounts performance fees 1,800 883 2,403 Total separate accounts revenue 84,859 71,531 80,555 Total investment advisory and administration fees 141,277 121,741 133,037 Other income 19,934 15,296 17,307 Total revenue $161,211 $137,037 $150,344 Variance vs.