Semper International

Semper's David Regan Talks Industry Hiring and Industry Insights Survey Results
February 27, 2015 at 7:36 pm

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.

The Week That Was With Julie G (02/16/2015)
February 27, 2015 at 2:20 pm

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.

Semper International: Q1 Survey Data Reinforce that Printing Industry Is Rebounding
February 6, 2015

Several straight quarters of positive signals have finally blossomed, and Semper’s First Quarter data reveals that the industry is back in bloom. Coming into 2015, its company respondents reported record-setting profitability of 85 percent and sustained sales growth for five straight quarters. In addition, one-third of firms reported new sales growth in the first two weeks of 2015.

Survey: 74 Percent of Printers Saw Positive Q1
May 16, 2014

BOSTON—The latest survey by Semper International, a placement firm for skilled help in the graphic arts industry, indicates a large percentage of printers experienced profits and positive revenue growth in spite of the impact of bad weather and continued economic malaise.

PGSF Receives Scholarship Commitment from Semper International
October 29, 2013

Semper International has donated $5,000 to the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF). Along with the check, PGSF also received a Letter of Commitment from Brian Regan to establish and fully endow a $25,000 scholarship in the company’s name.

Semper Print Survey Reports Largest Drop in Profitability in 12-Year History of Survey
April 23, 2013

Semper International's Industry Insight survey has seen a sharp decrease in profitability compared to last quarter. “We've never seen such a large contraction in profitability from one quarter to the next,” said Dave Regan, CEO of Semper International. “Combined with stagnating sales over the last two weeks, it's very troubling.”