This week Julie Greenbaum highlights Mark Michelson's video interview with Dan Defino, vice president and managing director at Tukaiz. Other industry news highlighted is from Heidelberg and Think Patented, Semper International, Digital Lizard, a Creel Printing company, Standard Register, Firespring (and the consolidation of CopyCat Printing, MinuteMan Printing, United Enterprises, Mail Marketing and Cornerstone Print & Marketing), and the award recipients of the Printing Industries of America's 2015 InterTech Technology Award.
Semper International’s quarterly economic insight report released today reveals tempered optimism.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news, including a major announcement from the Postal Regulatory Commission, along with other major announcements from Webcrafters, Carly Fiorina, former CEO of HP, Vision Integrated Graphics and Tobe Direct, RR Donnelley, Cenveo, HP, Canon Solutions America, and Semper International.
Semper’s Second Quarter 2015 Industry Insight Survey Report was created in partnership with Printing Impressions.
Printing Impressions has teamed up with Semper International to execute Semper’s quarterly survey on printing industry insights.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news, including Printing Impressions coverage from Canon Solutions America's East Coast Inkjet Insider Summit in Hartford, CT, that featured a tour of Data-Mail’s full-service direct mail printing and lettershop facility. Other major announcements this week came from Presstek, 4over Inc., Printing Industries of New England (PINE), U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO), RR Donnelley, HP, Kodak, Alliance Franchise Brands, Semper International, Wilen Direct, TPC Printing and Packaging and KBA, Hadley Printing and Komori.
Rick Littrell has been hired as the new vice president of Direct Hires, TechCreative at Semper International.
David Regan is president of Semper International, a Boston-based job placement firm that specializes in the graphic arts industry. He discusses the latest, highly positive state of the industry based on Semper’s quarterly Industry Insights survey, as well as the current job market for skilled and temporary labor in the printing industry. Regan notes how hard it is for employers to fill various skilled positions within various regions of the United States.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights major industry newsmakers, including Pictorial Offset, RR Donnelley, Sterling Publishing, EFI, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, The Harman Press, Semper International, Canon Solutions America, Inca Digital Printers and Imperial Communications.
The current survey from Semper International reports the third straight quarter of profits for more than 80 percent of respondents. This reveals continued growth and optimism in the print and graphics industry. Since February 2003, Semper International has provided a quarterly survey offering estimates of trends in the printing and graphics industries.