50 Years Ago Digital Printers Were Nonexistent – Gary Starkweather’s Tenacity Changed ThatIn the mid 70s Gary Starkweather pitched his idea of using Xerox copier technology to build laser printers. His boss declared it was the most brain-dead idea ever heard. Starkweather persisted working with his technical assistant, Bob Kowalski. As a team of two they created the Xerox laser printer which revolutionized printing and Xerox’s profits. Read and hear how inventive minds work >>>
Q&A with Dr. FontZQ: What is the best way to add Signatures to my documents? Should I add signatures to my documents using custom fonts or images? A: Back when some models of laser printers didn’t support images, developers made custom fonts for signatures and logos. If you use custom fonts today, you need to be aware that your printer and your document composition tools may use different font formats.
Developing the Business - Sid Chadwick Suppliers Ignoring Buyers’ Conditions….Out of Habit….To Their Peril“Print Buyers” tend to reward suppliers….who work to: (a) educate and train them in a constructive manner… (b) show them how to accomplish more….and (c) make their jobs --- easier… (i.e… not wasting their time).
What do buyers expect from a Wide-Format Printing Company How about -- The Truth!Customers enjoy learning new and more effective processes and procedures for their products – if given the options. Ultimately – it is their decision. Making your job easier can be a huge gamble – are you willing to risk it? Read how a 25-year wide-format consultant and 25-year sign veteran work together to educate the customer and win work for the company.
Coalition elects Board and OfficersThe newly formed Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition has elected a board of directors and its executive officers. The group consists of concerned associations, educators and industry representatives who are uniting to address a key industry concern. Find out who they are by touching here >>>.
Sappi Limited, aannounced that Michael G. Haws, currently Vice President Manufacturing at Sappi North America, has been appointed as President and CEO of Sappi North America as from 1 Oct. 1, 2019.
Alec Couckuyt, formerly of Canon Canada, Has entered into an agreement with Fujifilm Canada to work with their Graphic Systems Division team, promoting the #JPress 750S #B2 production inkjet sheet-fed press.
Amanda (Sandstrom) Kliegl, is now the VP of Public Relations at Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA).
Good News Outside of Print: Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer'sDr. Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute on Aging, called the new results "very promising" and said blood tests soon will be used to choose and monitor people for federally funded studies, though it will take a little longer to establish their value in routine medical care.
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