Increase Workflow Efficiency Through Smart OptimizationAs the industry continues to undergo a major transformation, no printer can afford to ignore opportunities to optimize processes and improve efficiency. Ever shorter runs are the norm today, bigger orders are divided into several smaller jobs with differentiated content and time schedules, while web-to-print portals mostly generate a large number of small jobs and personalized products are on the increase. Read more...
Will Print’s Private Equitization Increase with Xerox ex-CEO, Jeff Jacobson, Joining Siris Capital?PE firms like Siris, who bought EFI, seem to be recognizing the unrealized value in the print, packaging, and label industry. As more senior print professionals join PE firms investments should accelerate. Recent PE examples: Platinum Equity buys Pitney Bowes DMT; ICV buys SG360; Arion Partners financed ePac; Apollo buys Pitney Bowes Services; Icahn acquires control of Xerox; and the list goes on…
Dr. FontZ Q&A: TrueType and Type 1 Fonts Printing Unwanted Rectangle Q: When working with TrueType and Type 1 fonts, I sometimes see open rectangles printed on a page. It only happens with certain fonts, why would that be?A: Rectangles are often used when the data contains text in characters that are not defined in the font. TrueType (Windows) and Type 1 (PostScript) fonts usually have a character called...
Developing the Business - Sid Chadwick What Does… “All Packages Get Opened”… Mean……?Packaging, a market that’s waiting for many companies to step-up and into…..However….the theme here is that you want to look at your undeveloped and underutilized capabilities and then your (potential) customers’ interests and potential needs from your customers’ standpoint to see and understand what direction to go next that rewards you, and your organization.
Video #2: Educating Your Clients On Creating a Profitable Direct Marketing ProgramThis 2nd video of the series on Creating a Direct Mail Marketing Program is a template for printers to educate clients on direct mail’s profit potential. This video series will also enlighten students on the power of print as the author, Norm Pegram, teaches at the University of Houston’s Digital Media Degree program in addition to his print duties as PremierIMS’s CEO.
TRESU Group, global supplier of flexographic printing and converting machinery and equipment, announces the appointment of Thomas Ellegaard Mohr as vice president of TRESU Solutions.
Jeff Jacobson, formerly Xerox’s President and CEO, is now an Executive Partner at Siris Capital Group, the firm that recently acquired EFI.
Gregory Kraft has been promoted to the position of Global Client Executive at Konica Minolta Business Solutions.
Stephen Cole, has joined Epiq as Senior Vice President of Sales, Global Business Transformation Solutions.
Bradley Jones, formerly of Ricoh, is now the Vice President of Sales at Marimon Business Systems in Houston, Texas.
Leta Wood, a long-term HP employee has been promoted to Program Manager Of Hewlett Packard’s WW Digital Manufacturing Network.
Nancy Pappas, formerly of Xerox is now Vice President of Production Solutions at Kingsbridge Technologies.
In Memoriam: Frank James Peczuh, founder of Utah’s Peczuh Printing passed away at the age of 84 on Father’s Day, June 16.
Highlighting Good News Outside of Print: Couple Uses Shopping Spree Win to Stock Up Groceries for Food Bank"We were really excited to receive the call," said Chantal Leroux. "I immediately envisioned grabbing all sorts of things for my own cupboard and then after I reflected a couple seconds later, I thought what a great opportunity to be able to give back."
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