Think Patented

Think Patented Acquires Prime Marketing Cos.
March 1, 2013

Think Patented's acquisition of Prime Marketing Cos. will help to enhance its robust portfolio of services, while also allowing it to create new services for its clients. Both groups will move into Think Patented’s new 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility in Miamisburg, OH—which will house 110+ employees; offer expanded capabilities, and process efficiencies and advanced data security in a convenient location for clients.

On the Road: Customer Interaction Takes Center Stage at EFI Connect
February 1, 2013

EFI proved that "what happens in Vegas doesn't have to stay in Vegas," especially for the roughly 800 attendees who could select from more than 150 breakout and training sessions at the EFI Connect users' group meeting held here Jan. 15-18 at the Wynn Las Vegas. Sessions covered MIS/ERP software, Web-to-print systems, industrial inkjet printers and Fiery technology.

Make ’Em Laugh – Happy Holidays Edition
December 19, 2012

In keeping with my talk track that humor and authenticity are vital and valuable to your business, with respect to both client retention and new business development, I had to share this latest video with you.

Make ’Em Laugh, Part II
September 19, 2012

Ah, song parodies. I grew up listening to Weird Al Yankovic sing songs like “Eat It” and “Like a Surgeon.” Following my last post, I got a message from a printer who has jumped on the song parody train with great success.

Across the Nation
March 1, 2012

Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ March 2012 edition, featuring Mercersburg Printing and Franklin Imaging.

PIA, NAPL Begin Unification Negotiations
February 24, 2012

MARCO ISLAND, FL—One meeting held at the recent Vision 3 Summit here wasn’t listed on the general conference program. Prior to the event, a group of industry leaders convened to discuss the unification of the Printing Industries of America (PIA) and the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL). The group reached a unanimous consensus to move forward with a plan.

Industry Associations Formally Exploring Unification
February 23, 2012

The National Assn. for Printing Leadership and Printing Industries of America have formed a task force to collaborate on and move forward with a unification process. The unification process is expected to take several months to reach completion.

NAPL to Honor the Industry’s Best-Managed Companies
February 21, 2012

Think Patented of Dayton, OH, will be awarded the Management Plus program’s highest honor, the William K. Marrinan Hall of Fame Award, in addition to a 2011 Management Plus Gold Award. “Management Plus Award-winning companies demonstrate clearly their commitment to excellence in every managerial and operational area of their business, including interactions with their employees, customers, suppliers, and the community at large,” said NAPL President and CEO Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D.

NAPL Management Plus Awards to Honor 18 Firms for Marketing Excellence
February 13, 2012

Leading the award honors were Action Graphics of Lincoln Park, NJ; Castle Press of Pasadena, CA; Hatteras Press of Tinton Falls, NJ; and Specialty Print Communications of Niles, IL. Each company won five awards. Specialty Print Communications led the parade of Gold Awards, with three top prizes.