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.
Developing the Business - Sid Chadwick Are We In Business To Improve Our Customers’ Economic Well-being?Focusing on growing your customers’ business in order to grow your company’s business is an excellent strategy used by many. After all, if we aren’t as a business or as a great industry improving our Customer’s economic performance and wellbeing…..we have no reason to exist. So what should you specifically be focused on?
Digital Leader Redefines Sheetfed Inkjet Expectations Canon U.S.A., is poised to redefine sheetfed inkjet expectations by empowering customers to print high-quality graphic arts applications with a large color gamut on a wide range of standard offset coated media. "Within our industry, advancements in inkjet technology continue to evolve quickly and more dramatically than any other platform," said Shinichi Yoshida, executive VP and GM, Canon U.S.A.
Why is CHANGE so hard for us? Is It Really Needed?Many printing companies have faced some pretty dramatic changes over the last several years. Change is hard; we will do everything we can to ignore it – we will even make simple changes to ignore the real change we need to make. Old printing and finishing equipment that needs replacement, but with pieces diminishing, justifying large ticket items is out of reach. Maybe it’s the mind-shift that needs to take place.
How the Right Font Can Increase the Value of Printed OutputIf the font in a communication makes the content difficult to read, the recipient’s attention will be lost. Printers can help clients maximize the value of their output by developing a deeper understanding of font technology. Pairing the best font to meet a specific campaign objective is a critical success metric. This Font Education Series will help those choosing to become font sommeliers.
Alumni in Print - Where Are They Now? Hannah Brown is at Schattdecor incScholarship recipients, now a part of our industry, share with us their goals, thoughts and motivations. Hannah Brown is a Digital Lab Coordinator at Schattdecor Inc, located in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Read her story.
Fabian Prudhomme, formerly at Kodak has now joined Chili Publish in the role of Global Vice President Sales & Alliances.
Steve Duccilli, formerly the editor/publisher of Big Picture, Screen Printing, has joined NAPCO’s Printing and Packaging Group as vice president, Brand Director, Wide-Format and Industrial Printing.
IWCO Direct has announced Bob Rosser, its Director of Postal Affairs, has been appointed Industry Vice Chair of the Postmaster General’s Mailers’ Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC).
Good News Outside of Print: You Paid Your Debt To Society': Judge Gives Man A Second Chance"'Look....I know the system doesn't believe in 2nd chances for a felon, in fact the whole reform idea isn't exactly that...I am a man of God and I believe in second chances...you can't move forward with all these fines and a felony on your record..." Read more>>>
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