If you’re using late-model flexo or offset equipment to produce packaging and labels, give yourself some extra points.
Breaking into package printing is possible – the packaging success stories of the three printing companies profiled here confirm it.
Kodak recently hosted a two-day gathering of about 250 customers, Kodak personnel, and trade media representatives in Rochester, N.Y.
Inkjet is printing’s most important emerging technology. The Inkjet Summit is the leading venue for learning how to succeed with it.
Is there a business opportunity for the commercial printing segment in industrial printing applications?
The eight printers spotlighted here have built a thriving trade around short-run digital printing. They all typify the maturing of short-run digital printing as a niche business, and their best practices in short-run production stand as models for success with it.
If you own a printing business, you should be in either a selling or a buying frame of mind - even if you have no present intention of doing either. These days, understanding M&A basics is smart thinking for every owner.
It’s a little hard to explain how, despite the many years I’ve spent covering print industry events, I never got around to attending an SGIA Expo until I took part in the one that ran in New Orleans last October. To state the obvious, I had no idea of what I was missing. Now I see that I’ve missed a lot - but in light of a major announcement made just before the show, I expect that gap in my knowledge to close very rapidly.
Few would deny that 2018 is shaping up to be a fraught and contentious year politically. But, it isn’t likely that political news of the headline-grabbing, “breaking” variety is going to have all that much to do with issues of primary concern to the printing industry. Those issues, nonetheless, are real, and the need for printers to understand and engage with them has seldom been more urgent.
While digital printing hasn’t displaced conventional processes from publishing, it has rewritten the rules of publishing.
Nine commercial printers share their experiences of fast-track business expansion with the readers of Printing Impressions.
Discussions at DigiPub examined the inherent weaknesses, potential strengths of catalogs, magazines in the omnichannel media mix.
The DigiPub Conference sought to dispel myths about the decline of print while emphasizing how well matched with digital it can be.
For a case study into how far embracing digital technology can take a printing company from a conventional beginning to an entirely new way of doing things, consider the story of Jet Mail Services in Hudson, Mass. Originally a lettershop, Jet Mail Services has grown organically and by acquisition into a $20 million company that employs 60 people.
When a converter adopts digital printing, it does more than just bring in a new device.