Kevin Cushing has joined Alliance Franchise Brands as president of its Marketing and Print Division.
Commercial Printing Industry News Briefs from Printing Impressions' April 2015 edition, including Allied Printing Services, Quad/Graphics, Finish Line Binderies , HF Group, The Riverside Group, BCT’s, Williamson Printing, Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica, MCD, The Ovid Bell Press (a Walsworth Publishing company) and AlphaGraphics.
In our March 2015 article, "Unlocking the W2P Potential," which appeared in Wednesday's newsletter, the statement was made that AlphaGraphics is transitioning away from the use of Four51 software.
There’s an important question you need to ask yourself. How do you Web to print? Yes, there are a number of ways to embrace Web-to-print (W2P) workflows. You can house marketing, sales collateral or branded items on a site that can be used and personalized by a corporate client with offices in multiple locations. But as you ponder the W2P talking points—the importance of data security and using that relationship to latch on to a customer until the apocalypse—and what the offering can do for your clients, take a step back and ask yourself the following question.
Media Tech Plus in Winter Park, FL, and AlphaGraphics in Bryan, TX, both recently installed new slittler/cutter/creasers from Duplo USA. Media Tech Plus added the Duplo DC-616 PRO, while AlphaGraphics chose the Duplo DC-646. The companies use the new equipment for business cards and other jobs.
Aaron Grohs has been named president of AlphaGraphics Inc., effective February 15, 2015. Grohs is a veteran of the commercial printing industry with 15 years of executive operations, sales and marketing leadership experience. "It is an honor to join the AlphaGraphics team in Salt Lake City and contribute to this great company's focus on growing and strengthening the incredible franchise network we have around the globe," Grohs stated.
The Print Buyer Satisfaction Index (PBSI) has been released by Survey Advantage. The Q3, 2014 awards were based on over 20,000 buyer reviews. The best overall loyalty rating went to Paw Print & Mail of South Burlington, VT, with 100 percent of its customers stating they are "Very Likely" to recommend the company to other buyers.
Full-service printing and marketing company AlphaGraphics of Arvada, Downtown Denver and Golden was recently selected as the sole printing partner for the Butterfly Pavilion, the nation's first stand-alone nonprofit invertebrate zoo, founded in 1995. AlphaGraphics will officially print all 2015 campaign collateral for the Butterfly Pavilion including information handouts, postcard calendars, posters and event materials.
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions' December 2014 edition, featuring COX Printers, Imagic, KPB Printing, AlphaGraphics, Marketing Card Technology, Suncraft Technologies, Reimold Printing, Campbell Printing, FormStore Inc., Coloredge, JBM Envelope, Think Patented, Chisano Marketing Communications and GAM Graphics & Marketing.
After evaluating a number of different offerings, AlphaGraphics installed an EFI H1625 LED wide-format printer at its center in Suwanne, GA. The production printer model is a hybrid roll/flatbed device that includes industry-leading white ink and EFI’s "cool cure" LED inkjet technology and it is the latest in a series of upgrades that have helped to expand AlphaGraphics' business.