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Kongsberg PCS Strengthens North American Sales Team with Two New Appointments

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 14:17:43 +0000

Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems has strengthened its North American sales team and expects to expand into new markets with the dual appointments of Heather Roden as sales director and Vince Tuccitto as sales account manager.

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Mekkatti Graphics– Online Auction – First Lot Closes on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 1:00 PM (ET)

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 13:37:41 +0000

By Order of Mekkatti Graphics, Complete Plant Closure, Late-Model Equipment, Including: Web & Digital Presses, Pharmaceutical Folders, CTP System, Slitter / Rewinder, Sample Cutting Table, Bindery, Air Compressors, Material Handling, Plant Support, etc.

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How Primary Color Rebuilt Its Sales and Pivoted During the COVID-19 Fallout

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 19:26:50 +0000

Dan Hirt, president of Primary Color in Cypress, Calif., describes how his digital and offset printing business opened a creative agency in Hollywood, entered the packaging market, expanded its POP liquor display offerings, and invested in new specialized finishing equipment — all in the midst of COVID-19. As a result, business is rebounding to pre-pandemic levels.

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Two Sides Responds to Misleading Claims About the Sustainability of Paper Products in Popular Science

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 19:10:47 +0000

An article titled “Modern paper use is wildly unsustainable” recently appeared in Popular Science. Two Sides responded to the publication to set the record straight.

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Koenig & Bauer Announces Successful Launch of Predictive Maintenance Services

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 19:01:12 +0000

Various workflows have been elaborated and implemented in close cooperation with more than 20 pilot users from the newspaper and commercial segments.

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Successful Start of virtual.drupa

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:54:17 +0000

On the first day of virtual.drupa, about 17,000 registered visitors from 155 nations benefitted from 660 minutes of cutting-edge topics in the Conference Area and 930 minutes of Live Web Sessions and networked with 212 exhibitors from 45 countries in the Exhibition Space and Matchmaking Plaza.

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PRINTING United Expo Awarded Fastest-Growing Gold 100 Show by Trade Show Executive Magazine

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:49:02 +0000

PRINTING United Expo announced it has been named a Gold 100 Grand Award winner in the category “Fastest-growing Gold 100 Show Managed by an Association” in 2019 by blended growth.

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Is 2021 the Year of Growth? Yes, When You Leverage Your Strengths

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:02:49 +0000

Last year, many printers stepped up and started manufacturing protective devices, but personal cosmetics brands uncovered an opportunity. By understanding their customers’ requirements, they develop and position products that lead to growth by leveraging their core business strengths.

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Baldwin Vision Systems and AMS Spectral UV Showcase New Technologies at virtual.drupa

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:01:52 +0000

Visitors to the Baldwin Technologies virtual booth can also discover a new Industry 4.0 cloud platform from Baldwin Intelligence Group. The new technology is designed for connecting and visualizing data from machines and devices in printing, packaging and converting in a way that supports advanced decision-making and improved process stability and comparison, regardless of the make and model of printing equipment deployed at a facility.

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The Dreaded Collections Call

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:54:21 +0000

“I love making collections calls,” said no sales rep ever. Still, it is part of the job and a skill that should not be taken lightly. Do it right and good things can happen. Mishandle it and you can lose the account. Learn how in Bill’s blog this week.

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Sticker and Label Material Guide

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 18:51:04 +0000

The sticker usage will play the main role in deciding what material and finish to use for your stickers and labels. Each material and finish is optimized for a particular usage application, with the sticker printing and manufacturing processes balancing the cost per label against the durability requirements. In both indoor and outdoor applications, considerations […]

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Box Printing Process

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 21:02:07 +0000

Brandpack offers box printing services to suit a wide range of packaging requirements. From material selection to production and dispatch, our box printing processes provide an easy way to customize your shipping boxes or bespoke product packaging. Style The first step in the process is to decide the size and style of the box. This […]

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Everyone Loves T-shirt and Hoodie Printing

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 16:40:00 +0000

 It is very difficult that you will find a wardrobe without at least one t-shirt these days. A look into the future of t-shirts and hoodies is great. They are a great fashion detail, a basic piece of clothing as well as a walking billboard. New innovative printing technologies today make it possible to turn […]

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Benefits of Screen Printing on Custom Sports Jerseys

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 16:04:48 +0000

When competing teams in a sports event show up to the battle, it is a do or dies situation. At that time, the custom jerseys they wear need to showcase a perfect image of the motto of the team. Also, they should clearly tell which brands the team support. The more bold and clear the print is, […]

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Labels and Stickers, Do We still need them in a Paperless World?

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 21:21:37 +0000

The relevance of labels, a question that might arise every time you consider different marketing techniques. In a world where almost everything is digital, how relevant are sticker labels? What difference does it make to use stickies to promote my products when I want to sell them online? Stickers are still a very relevant marketing […]

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Top Selling Print-On-Demand Products in 2020 vs 2019

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 19:37:39 +0000

The print business has come very far since its inception, and today, we have products with prints of our face too. Technologies used for printing has evolved beautifully and let us see what print-on-demand products you must shop for or start selling in 2020.  Some of us might have said 2019 was a tough or […]

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What Type of Business Card is Right For Me?

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 21:03:45 +0000

The business cards have always been, and will continue to be the staple of networking. There are few limitations when it comes to making your business card unique to you. After reading through this article, you’ll have a better understanding of what to keep in mind when designing and printing your business cards. Factors to […]

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What is 3D Printing and How Does it Work

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 18:31:18 +0000

We loved Johannes Gutenberg for inventing 2D printing which reigned over the years and served its time well, but now it’s time for a new successor. 3D printing. Yes, you heard me correctly. 3D printing. The first 3D printer was created by a man named Charles W. Hulls in 1980. When 3D printing was invented, […]

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Editing Product Images for Your Ecommerce Site-Some Tips

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:19:30 +0000

Are you getting bored or feeling depressed why your product photo is not up to the mark? Though you spend a lot of money on hiring a good graphics team, you can’t get the result. When creating an online store, images are important.  Whether they’re on your website, or on social media platforms like Instagram, […]

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How Much Should You Be Spending on E-commerce?

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 19:09:49 +0000

When you are managing an e-commerce business, you will have to deal with a lot of stuff. Almost every sector will require some budget and you have to balance them properly to run the business smoothly. But in reality, budgeting is not that easy as it sounds. There are a lot of strategies for an […]

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