There is an interesting article in the newsletter What They Think? regarding trends in printing for 2015. Barb Pallow is a Group Director at InfoTrends, a market research and strategic consulting firm in the digital imaging and document solutions industry. She regularly writes for this online newsletter and has some interesting … Continue reading
We came across this email newsletter this week, Profitable Print Relationships, where the author details three print selling errors that will virtually guarantee your prospective print buyer will base their purchase on price. Here’s a synopsis of what they claim: 1. Ask the prospect if you can quote a job. Within … Continue reading
We ran across a really interesting article in today’s My Print Resource regarding the question: what constitutes a short run vs. a long run and why offset printers are turning more and more to digital print service providers. Here’s a short synopsis of the article, but you can read the … Continue reading
Well you might be soon! Staples Print Solutions, the printing division of Staples Advantage just added an HP Scitex FB10000 Industrial Press to its Cincinnati, OH facility, making the company better able to provide a larger variety of signage, banners, retail graphics, corrugated packaging and display applications. By bringing the … Continue reading
…with a Zϋnd P106 polishing bit. With this specialized bit, you’ll achieve smooth polished edges on all your substrates while cutting lead time and increasing profit. Zϋnd says you can use the P106 with the 6mm collet and polish up to 6mm thick acrylic with one polishing pass. Interested? Go … Continue reading
According to several online articles, on-demand book publishing may be experiencing a revival. A recent article in Business Wire and in Print Week Online detailed the major investments in equipment by Quad/Graphics, Inc.. Their three-year strategy to ramp up the book publishing arm of their business includes the purchase of 20+ … Continue reading
The potential for print in interior decoration is the subject of this new showcase event–Printeriors by FESPA. It will take place in Cologne, Germany alongside the annual FESPA event in May and feature the many creative possibilities when using print to realize interior design concepts in the retail, residential, corporate … Continue reading
We just concluded our second webinar of 2015 and it was packed with information! The media specialists at Canon really demonstrated how to make the most out of flatbed printers and different substrates. We’ll be posting the webinar on the ReproMAX website in the next few days. All you need to … Continue reading
PrintWeek announced a new product from Spandex’s ImagePerfect line of digital printing supplies. The product, ImagePerfect 2324 Self-Adhesive Wall Textile, is designed for printed wallpapers, wall graphics and decals. It is a self-adhesive, opaque and water-resistant fabric designed for large format inkjet printing plus it is suitable using eco-solvent and … Continue reading
One expert details his opinion on the Mergers & Acquisitions activity in the printing industry in 2014. Find out who has merged, restructured and more; you’ll also find interesting statistics on bankruptcy filings and Chapter 7s throughout the year. Go to: http://goo.gl/NQnHKe and see if you find anything new!
Take a few minutes and download this article on roll-to-roll printers. The author details an overview of some (not all) of the options available when trying to determine which piece of equipment might be the right choice for your company. Authored by Richard Romano, a freelance writer in Albany, New … Continue reading
Have a topic you would like to share with SGIA members? Their call for presentations has just been announced for their annual Expo in Atlanta, GA, November 4-6. For more information, go to: http://goo.gl/lBlJQT.