Supplier Relationships in the Endemic EraWe are reviewing working relationships with suppliers over the pandemic period. Printers need to ensure suppliers can provide uninterrupted delivery of required materials. Also, new loading dock protocols, touch-free delivery, and social distancing measures need to be adopted and enforced. Reviewing inventory levels and “force majeure” contract clauses…
The Path to 100 Days"Unprecedented." That word keeps coming up to describe the collective health and economic challenges the world is facing. While these events have been challenging, Sunil Gupta, the CEO of Memjet, believes that it is not what happens in our lives that define us; it's how we respond. Read Mr. Gupta's update on his first 100 days as CEO at Memjet.
Canon Celebrates 1400 ColorStream InstallsCanon Production Print is celebrating 1400 installs of its high-speed inkjet ColorStream digital print system. "We have been able to migrate 100% of our essential mail production to the Colorstream, reducing the requirement for toner-based print engines," said Richard Vaughan, GM of Zipform Digital. Vaughan highlights why quality was a deciding factor when the company invested in the ColorStream.
Flint Group Sues Trend Offset Printing Flint CPS Inks North America LLC, formerly known as Flint Group North America, has filed a multi-count lawsuit against Trend Offset Printing Services, Inc. The charges include breach of contract, account stated, and conversion. The lawsuit seeks monetary damages and other forms of relief.
How Your Customers’ Business Models ChangedNow is the critical time to contact through multiple channels and personally with your customers and prospects. The inside sales team in our great industry is here not next year, next quarter or next month, it is Now! Many organizations confessed that too many of their customer contact personnel do not effectively engage customers and prospects.
Wide-Format Printing: Why Now? Why Not Now?Adding Wide-Format Printing capabilities might be a bold move, but many companies see it as the right move. Customers are more willing to award printing companies that can provide all of their printing needs. They don’t want to take the time to contact multiple vendors when they can do business with a company that offers an extended range of products.
A Tribute to the Late Raymond J. PrinceRay Prince was one of the most visible people in the graphic communication industry, having consulted and advised thousands of industry professionals on best practices for business success. When the news about Ray's passing hit the graphic arts industry press, articles appeared in at least a dozen publications. Read Harvey Levenson's tribute to this incredible person.
Understanding COVID-19's Impact on the Mailing IndustryBCC Software is hosting a free webinar titled "Understanding COVID-19's Impact on the Mailing Industry". This webinar will explore the pandemic's impact to this point, the industry's current footing, and what comes next for all of us. BCC Software's President, Chris Lien, will be examining what's happened so far, and moderate a panel of industry experts to get their unique insight on this unprecedented situation.
Stephane BlaisFujifilm Canada has promoted Stephane Blais to the newly created position, VP of graphic systems and technical services divisions.
Hendrik KneuselsThe POLAR Group has appointed Hendrik Kneusels as its new Head of Sales and Service.
Jacob NorquistKocher + Beck USA announced that Jacob Norquist has been promoted to Supply Chain Coordinator.
Tattoo Shop Offers to Cover Hate and Gang Symbols for FreeA tattoo parlor in Kentucky is using ink to unite communities across the country by offering free appointments to anyone who wants to cover up their hate or gang symbol tattoos.
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