The relationship between production inkjet ink and paper is less than symbiotic.
The casserole of Cloud-based services continues to get pinches of this and dashes of that, but one thing hasn’t changed. Many printers are hesitant to take a bite. It’s not that printers are control freaks or paranoid about sinister forces aligning to abscond with their precious data. There are legitimate concerns in placing your information, and ostensibly, that of your client, into a third-party provider’s hands.
The East Coast is bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, the nastiest storm to hit the Caribbean in the past decade.
Attendees at Worth Higgins’ open house last week had the opportunity to see the company’s new Komori Impremia IS29 press.
A fundraiser is underway to help the employees of Franklin-Data Empowered Direct Marketing, whose homes were damaged by flooding.
Thousands of miles away from his native Iran, Zarik Megerdichian made the American Dream his own by founding and then growing 4over.
When change demanded that Metzgers make the jump from 29"-format sheetfed presses to a 40" format in 2006, the company committed completely with ancillary additions made to prepress, workflow, binding, shipping and receiving departments. It was a defining moment in the company’s history and acknowledged a future that would include much growth and, 10 years later, a place for Tom Metzger, 59, among the 2016 Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame class.
Laura Lawton-Forsyth, president, owner of Lawton Printing is inducted into the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame.
Andy Lyke credits the success Ripon Printers has achieved over the years to his employees.
Printing Impressions magazine and co-sponsor Rochester Institute of Technology jointly announce the 32nd induction class for the Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame. They are Tom Metzger of Metzgers in Toledo, Ohio; Laura Lawton-Forsyth of Lawton Printing in Spokane, Wash.; Andy Lyke of Ripon Printers in Ripon, Wis.; and Zarik Megerdichian of 4over in Glendale, Calif.
In 2016, mailing list gaffes simply shouldn’t happen. But one might have cost the University of Michigan a prized football recruit.
Bill Duerr, the president of Hatteras, in Tinton Falls, N.J., logged his first hours with the company while scraping paint at 14 years old. Now, at the spry age of 32, Duerr is definitely an old soul, proud of his firm’s reputation for providing quality work, on time and as promised. That reputation was forged through trust and the hard work of Hatteras’ 300-employee team (and it is a team effort, as the company shirts will attest).
Publishers Press, a 150-plus-year-old printer, is closing down its plant in Shepherdsville, Ky., within the next year, transitioning all work and employees to its Lebanon Junction facility by Jan. 1, 2017, WDRB-TV reported. This move will, among other things, enable the company to invest in new equipment.
The trend toward cross-training needs to continue not only at the more highly-evolved facilities, but everywhere.
Poor customer service is inexcusable, even when the customer is being a bit unreasonable. The underlying problem could be complacency.