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Imaging solutions & IT services leader Ricoh India Ltd launched RICOH Pro C9100 series for heavy production segment - a new generation of production oriented, reliable and durable high volume digital presses. These new generation digital production presses are especially suited for large commercial printers and high volume print for pay setups seeking to expand their hybrid digital and offset infrastructure complemented by easy integration into existing operations. The new additions are productive from the first page out and deliver high volume, personalised print runs with fast turnaround times.

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The two new production workhorses Ricoh Pro C9100 and C9110 will help the customers to migrate additional volumes from offset to digital, while also positioning Ricoh in the industrial space. Both devices boast a maximum recommended monthly volume of one million A4 pages, as well as high print speed of 110 ppm and 130 ppm.

Print services providers seeking to expand their offerings will also be able to quickly take on a wide range of new commercial applications with the RICOH Pro C9100 series’ capability to print onto uncoated, textured and coated media from 52 gsm to 400 gsm, duplex banner sheet printing up to 700 mm, and even special media such as super-gloss, magnet, metallic, transparent or synthetic. This allows them to easily extend their offering to include light packaging, direct mail, books of all nature, promotional materials, brochures and business cards.

The Jaipur Literature Festival made its American debut with the first edition of JLF@Boulder held from September 19-20 at the Boulder Public Library and Civic Lawns. Featuring more than 40 sessions, readings, musical performances and workshops, it brought a glimpse of what’s been dubbed ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’ to the Flatirons of Boulder, Colorado.

The Festival brought together Native American, Latino, African American, Asian American and Indian American voices to explore and how to buy cialis online read from their work. The programme for JLF@Boulder included panel discussions and audience Q&A, and features a range of themes of local and international interest such as environment, migration, gender, religion and identity, politics and war in the Middle East as well as literary themes such as translation, poetry and oral literary traditions.

HarperCollins Publishers has announced that Ananth Padmanabhan has been named CEO of HarperCollins India, with overall responsibility for all divisions of the business. Padmanabhan will be joining from Penguin Random House (PRH) where he was senior vice president of sales and will report to Charlie Redmayne, CEO of HarperCollins UK. Ananth has 20 years of publishing experience. Whilst at PRH he served on the management executive and canadian female viagra safety was responsible for sales, local acquisition and publishing strategy and local digital strategy. Ananth will take up the position at the beginning of October following the departure of outgoing CEO PM Sukumar at the end of September.

Responsibility for the day to day running of the Collins India education business remains with Krishna Naroor, who will continue to report to Colin Hughes, managing director of Collins Learning, based in London. Krishna will work with Colin Hughes and Ananth to define strategy and drive growth in this rapidly developing schools publishing business.

HarperCollins also announced the formation of a new HarperCollins India Board. The Board will include Charlie Redmayne, CEO. HarperCollins UK (HCUK); Ananth Padmanabhan, CEO, HarperCollins India (HCI); Colin Hughes, MD, Collins Learning; Ed Kielbasiewicz, finance director, HCUK; Alex Beecroft, corporate development director, HCUK and Amit Abrol, finance director, HCI. As an MD of Collins India, Krishna Naroor will also join the Board.

To Dad, With Love, a pictorial biography on the filmmaker Rakesh Roshan by his daughter Sunaina Roshan published by Om Books International won the 1st Prize at the Annual Awards for Excellence in Book Production organised by Federation of Indian Publishers during Delhi Book Fair in New Delhi. In To Dad With Love, daughter Sunaina Roshan narrates her father’s moving story in the voices of those closest to him.

Ajay Mago, publisher, Om Books International, said, “For Om Books International, receiving the first prize for To Dad with Love is a matter of great pride, and I would like to add that what made the book very special was the story of a man—Rakesh Roshan—who just decided never to give up and went on to scale great peaks of success.

Shri Manohar G Parrikar, hon. defence minister released a book titled Raksha: Bandhan – Prabandhan written in Hindi language published by Pentagon Press. The book is authored by Dr RK Tyagi, former chairman, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on some of his experiences while managing gaint Navratna – Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. The focus of the book is on risk taking under constraining circumstances public sector undertaking. Special focus has been made on indigenisation and skill development.

Just a few days back hon’ble prime minister, while inaugurating 10th World Hindi Sammelan emphasised the need for writing in Hindi specially on subjects of technology and science. The book is a humble step in this direction. Various interesting anecdotes while managing HAL will make the reading further more interesting. This is the first book published by Pentagon Press in Hindi.