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Have You Heard of the Inkjet Summit? Here’s Info on Its Format and How to Attend

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:51:14 +0000

With the Inkjet Summit 2020 approaching April 20-22, in Austin, Texas, Mark Michelson explains the conference's unique educational and networking format — and what first steps printers interested in production inkjet printing adoption should take to qualify to attend this free, hosted industry event.

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Quad to Sell Omaha Packaging Plant to Graphic Packaging International for $40M

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:46:22 +0000

“The Omaha plant’s focus on high-volume, low-cost converting for folding cartons is a great fit with a vertically integrated supplier like Graphic Packaging, which operates both paperboard mills and converting facilities,” said Joel Quadracci, Quad chairman, president and CEO.

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The Power of the Pen

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:05:54 +0000

Jury duty is typically a root-canal-worthy experience. However, Bill Farquharson’s day in court prompted not only a thank you letter to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts but also this week’s blog.

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BCS Direct and IC Group Join the Imaging Network Group

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:52:53 +0000

Waunakee, Wis.-based Business Communication Solutions (BCS) and Salt Lake City-based IC Group joined the Imaging Network Group. Both companies will be heading to the INg Spring Forum in Nassau, Bahamas the first week in March.

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Thomas Printworks Expands Its North Houston Production Facility

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:09:21 +0000

By combining more services into its 110,000-sq.-ft. facility, the company says it can strategically place all digital printing capabilities; offer effective direct mail services with an onsite USPS office; and expand marketing supply chain management.

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Proforma Albrecht & Co. Sets New Sales Record With $6 Million Month

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:32:16 +0000

Proforma Albrecht & Co. set a new sales record for the month of December, to end 2019 with 19% growth and sales exceeding $38.5 million. The distributorship plans to grow its sales by 20% and acquire more market share in 2020.

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Maxcess and RotoMetrics Announce Plans to Merge

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:22:09 +0000

Maxcess and RotoMetrics have announced that the companies will merge under the Maxcess International name. By merging with RotoMetrics, a manufacturer of cutting dies and support tooling solutions, Maxcess will enhance its product portfolio.

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SGIA and NAPCO Media Announce Newest Sponsors of the Wide-Format Summit 2020

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:21:16 +0000

The new list of Wide-format Summit include Gold sponsors Summa America, swissQprint, and Tilia Labs; and Silver sponsor Fisher Textiles. These companies join Canon Solutions America, HP, Ricoh, and more, who have already committed to supporting the event.

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drupa Cube 2020: Eleven Days of Vision and Inspiration

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:01:46 +0000

drupa 2020 will feature five special forums, including the drupa Cube. The focus will be on innovative web-to-print and packaging technologies, the potential of a platform economy, and the changing expectations of customer relationships due to social media. James Sommerville and Michael Gale will speak at the forum.

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Have You Visited the Museum of Printing? It’s Well Worth the Trip

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:26:55 +0000

Jim Hamilton, who serves as a board member at the Museum of Printing in Haverhill, Mass., describes some of the museum's new exhibits, its extensive library, and hands-on letterpress workshops. The museum also houses a large collection belonging to Frank Romano, who has authored a new book called the "History of Desktop Publishing."

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Why Do London Businesses Need Good Quality Digital Printing?

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 21:02:30 +0000

If you are the owner or manager of a small London business, chances are that you always look for new ways to stand out from your competitors. Quality digital printing can give you a competitive edge and help you win more business. The world today is a crowded place, which is why first impressions count […]

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Why You Should Invest In An Id Card Printer

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:44:21 +0000

Investing in an ID printer is one of the best things that you can do if you are running a company. It is convenient and allows you to print ID cards faster. It is a flexible solution to a company that needs to print a lot of cards regularly. Outsourcing printing services could be expensive. […]

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3 Commonly Used Printing Technology for Carton Packaging

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 17:47:15 +0000

Carton packaging printing technology is simple and economical process, and welcome by the majority. Market demand for cartons is large, there are also a lot of printing process. The packaging printing technology mainly includes: offset printing process, gravure printing process, flexographic process, typography, offset printing, screen printing, pad printing, spherical printing, and thermal transfer. We […]

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IT Support in Printing Technology

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:51:44 +0000

IT Support relieves you of all your computer-related concerns and everything that is communicating with and running on them. It allows you to concentrate more closely on doing the primary tasks of your business using advanced modern technology without the need to understand them and know anything about them. Your only wish is that everything […]

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5 Tips to finding reputable Affordable Poster Printing Services

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 11:01:37 +0000

Posters have proved to be one of the most effective marketing tools. This because they are used for promoting a brand in places that have high traffic. In fact, a poster enables you to elaborate on the services and products that you offer without being limited by space. On the other hand, you can’t create […]

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The Power of Signs and Symbols: What to Look for in a Sign Company

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:20:52 +0000

  Having a sign in your business is crucial if you want your business to be noticed. A good sign can net you a lot of potential clients. However, a sign is quite expensive investment. You need a legit signage company who provides the right service at the right price.   Customers always notice the […]

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7 Packaging Designs with Offset Printing

Tue, 07 May 2019 20:07:37 +0000

  There is an interesting competition for product packaging with offset printing in the market. Every single brand is interested to design its packaging run in a unique and distinguishing way. New and proficient packaging team, graphical designers and packaging manufacturer are hired to capture the market by the astonishing product exhibition. The packaging Trend […]

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Three Unique Designs For Printed Memorial Cards

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 09:19:39 +0000

The passing of a loved one can be a very difficult time. Memorial cards are a fantastic way for family or friends to keep the memory of a loved one alive.  Historically, traditional memorial cards have simply been a square of paper with a short excerpt. However, as time has passed and print technology has […]

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Understanding ID Card Printing

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 18:30:37 +0000

ID Card printing can be quite complex – especially when compared with traditional inkjet printing. There are a lot of different factors to consider when undertaking a card printing project. It’s always good to know the fundamentals of the process before you tackle a print job. This broad overview will cover many aspects of card […]

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The Future Of Offset Printing

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 13:08:35 +0000

Offset printing is the most widely used printing technique in the world. Due to the low price of the print and high quality of printed products it is used in the production of packaging, commercial printing, printing of labels and other printed products.     The history of the offset is linked to lithography or […]

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