Productivity/Process Improvement

Finishing 4.0: Meet the Future
August 11, 2016 at 3:05 pm

“Finishing 4.0” is about using versatile machines and powerful software to make post-press as “smart” as prepress and printing.

Michael Murphy, Former President of Japs-Olson, Joins Trend Offset Printing
August 8, 2016 at 11:28 am

Michael Murphy has been tapped to serve as Trend Offset Printing's newest chief performance officer. As such, he will focus on operational excellence and automation through software intelligence. A graduate of RIT and former president of Japs-Olson, Murphy joins the executive team at Trend with more than 25 years of experience in the print and mail industries.

Do You Have a Workflow?
July 22, 2016 at 3:09 pm

Most companies that have a printing operation believe that they have a workflow process. In-plant departments, packaging converters, direct mail providers, commercial printers, sign shops and transaction producers all know that to keep the business running they must identify each job, break it down into components, and track it through their organization until it is delivered to the end client. However, what most organizations have is a series of processes that have grown over the years to mitigate bottlenecks as they arise.