E-TOOLS - Internet Services Directory
A union of more than 60 independent commercial printers designed to pool their collective buying power. For a small membership fee, printers receive rebates twice a year on all products purchased from selected suppliers. Site makes the purchase for the independent printer, handling all bulk rate negotiations with the supplier.
A directory of approximately 100,000 printers worldwide. Also provides a reference library, discussion forums and an Internet-wide search engine of printing information.
Integrated, Web-based system for managing customized print jobs. Paid for by the buyer with no fees to the printer. Site establishes workflow routines and assigns rights and roles to print buyers, procurement personnel, print material users and management. System does not require a printer to interface with tie-in software to conduct job communication.
Printers gain new clients and have unlimited access to all jobs for bid. The site gives printers access to a robust database, online "address book," free digital file transfer and proprietary "quick fill" job forms.
Flint Ink has partnered with other suppliers to offer an array of supplies and equipment, like densitometers, spectrophotometers, light booths, metering systems and ink. Printers can research products using the site's catalog and add selections to a shopping cart.
Online superstore for the printing industry, offering access to equipment, supplies, paper, auctions, industry news and business resources.
Buyers and suppliers of print and print-related products interact over the Internet in order to buy and sell, manage relationships and automate processes. Features include the ability for buyers to source a printer based on geography, capability, equipment and awards. OriginSuppliesStores is an online catalog and auction facility allowing industry suppliers to promote their products to its printers community.
Offers free e-communities for the graphic communications, printing and publishing industries. Features e-communities dealing with CTP, the transition to digital workflows, e-production, color printing and digital asset management.