A Game-Changer for Digital Print?Digital print is all about switching perspective from a cost game to a value game. “The supply chain efficiencies associated with digital printing is something everyone knows. What I think really gets these early adopters excited isn’t the savings they can make, but how much additional revenue they can generate by adding value,” said Donald Allred, Memjet’s VP Packaging, business development,
Remote Response Service Maximizes ProductivityWaiting for techs to arrive for problem resolutions is a productivity killer while remote response service is a productivity enhancer. But, remote service infrastructure requires investments in the best systems, processes, and personnel. Kodak’s investments support their remote technical teams who resolve 1 out of 2 problems. Read how Remote Response increases ROI.
How Does Pitney Bowes’ Ransomware Cyberattack Affect Its 1.5 Million Global Clients?Pitney Bowes has been hit by a ransomware malware attack that encrypted information on its systems causing disruption to client services and other corporate processes. it’s not immediately known what kind of ransomware encrypted its systems. Read more >>>
Developing the Business - Sid Chadwick Our Legacy Is……….The Choices We Make…!Throughout history, new ideas whose time had come, were often “threats to the status quo”. Yet, there are those in our midst, who repeatedly step-out of the shadows, offering suggestions and practical ideas…that serve the common good and our collective future.
University Library Seeks Industry SupportIndustry reps are making a concentrated effort to expand the graphic communication library at Chowan University. Longtime industry consultant, Raymond J. Prince, is one of the leaders of the effort to gain materials for the school. Prince stated, “I am proud to support this effort and encourage my friends and associates to assist with the request for materials. It is a great way to have a significant impact for the good of the industry.”
Will Tomorrow’s Paper/Ink Price Increases Make Print Production Cost Prohibitive?While many clients are requesting price reductions to help manage their cost of doing business, print suppliers are being hit with price increases for ink, paper, personnel, utilities, equipment, and cybersecurity to name a few. Their print clients have options: they can reduce quantities, switch providers, or move from print to social media. All options are bad for the print industry.
Artificial Intelligence, Where Does the Print Industry Go From Here?AI has come to the printing industry with its known knowns, its known unknowns, and its unknown unknowns – and over time, we are going to have to parse them all. We hope it will spare us the minor embarrassments and major malfunctions of human error as it takes print manufacturing to new realms of efficiency where human intelligence alone won’t suffice. Read Patrick Henry's commentary>>>
Allen Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Danny Pacheco as Vice President, Print Sales.
Oliver Luedtke becomes Chief Marketing Officer at ColorGATE.
Michelman is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jason Wise as the company's new Chief Financial Officer.
IWCO Direct, a leading provider of data-driven direct marketing solutions, announced its Executive Vice President of Operations and Customer Experience, Steve Myrvold, has been elected to the 2020 Board of Directors for the Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech).
Industry associates mourn Earl Hawley, the co-founder of Gask & Hawley in Manchester. Earl started the typesetting and artwork company alongside business partner Tony Gask in 1969. The business moved into repro using the cutting edge technology of the day, and then made a number of acquisitions as it expanded into sheetfed and web offset printing, and direct mail production.
Good News Outside of Print: Blood Donors in Sweden Get a Text Message Whenever Their Blood Saves Someone's LifeWith blood donation rates in decline all over the developed world, Sweden’s blood service is enlisting new technology to help push back against shortages. Read more>>>
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