Printing Industry News

Keep up with the latest trends, news, and information about the printing industry.

Creating a Culture of Constructive Conflict

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 20:24:02 +0000

Conflict exists in nearly every organization. But overcoming that conflict requires more than a recognition of the problem and a commitment to solving it. It requires learning a new set of communication skills which, when practiced over time, can lead to a higher level of organizational competency.

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It’s Time to Thank a Printer

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 20:08:38 +0000

Over the past few weeks, we have highlighted some of the printing companies that have offered help and support to health care workers, first responders, and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The #thankaprinter campaign aims to honor the PSPs stepping up in this time of need.

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Empowerment and Leadership in Challenging Times

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:57:20 +0000

It seems to be a cliché but is always true when someone talks about how quickly the world changes. The current COVID-19 crisis has affected our personal and business lives more than we had originally expected. At times like these, leadership and empowerment are essential to "happiness" in the workforce.

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Richard Childress Racing to Run No. 8 Car With a Full Roland DG Wrap

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:40:47 +0000

On Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race, Richard Childress Racing’s Tyler Reddick will be driving the No. 8 car with a full Roland DG wrap, designed and printed at the Richard Childress Racing Graphics Center on a Roland DG TrueVIS VG2-640 wide-format printer/cutter.

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The Week That Was (6/1/2020)

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:11:51 +0000

On this episode of The Week that Was, Editor-in-Chief Mark Michelson spoke with Joel Quadracci; Andy Paparozzi explored the reopening of the economy; and PRINTING United 2020 is expected to reunite and revitalize the industry.

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Why Printers Should Be Promoting the Use of Self-Mailers to Their Clientele

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:03:29 +0000

Just like so many sectors right now, nonprofits are taking a hit. And as they look inward to adjust to these challenging times, they also need to maintain their vital outreach efforts. To help the cause, there is a specific form of print collateral that printers can suggest.

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11 Paths to Creative Inspiration

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 17:50:53 +0000

It's easy to fall into a creative slump, but there are ways to combat the absence of ideas. Whether you’re leading a team or you are the sole proprietor of your craft, here are some action items to bring ideas to life.

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Begin Your Adventure with Versafire Today!

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 00:11:17 +0000

Many of us have experienced vacations cancelled or put on hold this year. Let Heidelberg help you escape with your own personalized travel kit! Select your dream vacation, and we’ll send you a personalized travel kit produced with Heidelberg’s scalable solutions portfolio – featuring Versafire, Speedmaster, and Labelfire. Discover the possibilities of digital packaging with Versafire! Request your kit and begin your adventure!

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Dynagraphics Adds Second RMGT Sheetfed Offset LED-UV Press

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:26:17 +0000

Dynagraphics' second RMGT installation, an RMGT 9 Series offset press, is projected to contribute to 30% growth in print revenue. The device is capable of running bigger sheets and allows the the company to expand into LED-UV curing technology and specialty UV coatings on commercial print work.

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The Mailworks Supports Fundraising Effort for Black Lives Matter Movement

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:01:00 +0000

The Mailworks has launched a fundraising effort to support and stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Customers can choose to purchase one of four different vinyl decals, with all proceeds from the sale going to support a Black-owned organization and enterprise they can choose on the website.

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The secret is in the balance-Printing and Environment

Sat, 02 May 2020 11:56:16 +0000

When someone mentions the printing industry, to the average user will come to mind pictures of the emissions, huge amounts of paper waste and consumption of huge amounts of energy. But today’s reality is much different from those apocalyptic vision towards which there is no salvation for our planet. We can attribute this to users […]

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Systems for Special Solutions in Printing Companies

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 18:31:02 +0000

 In their daily work, printing companies encounter materials that may adversely affect the environment. Materials such as inks and solvents used in the printing process can harm employees and their environment if the company does not meet the relevant environmental standards and procedures or if they are mismanaged them. Environmental regulations regulate what may or […]

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Outgoing Mail Server SMTP for Small Businesses

Thu, 23 Apr 2020 19:52:12 +0000

Every user who works with mail applications, one way or another, is faced with setting the parameters of incoming and outgoing correspondence. One of the main elements is the configuration of the outgoing mail server – SMPT. Consider what it is and how to make the necessary adjustments for different situations. What is SMTP? SMTP […]

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How to Make a Good PowerPoint Presentation?

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 19:56:48 +0000

In today’s business world, presentations are a necessary tool for anyone who wants to expose an idea or information to people. The ways they are organized are different, but whatever you do, it’s a good chance that sometimes you will have to present something to someone. PowerPoint presentations provide visual support for your story, idea […]

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Laser Cutting and Electrochemical Etching – Basic Principles

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 10:37:57 +0000

Laser cutting is one of the most economical types of cutting. However, despite its popularity and high quality of cut, there are some drawbacks connected with this technology. Laser cutting is one of the most economical metal cutting techniques available today. With proper optimization of cutting parameters and regular maintenance of the laser cutter, laser […]

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Type of Metals that can be Engraved by Laser Engraving Machine

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 19:27:06 +0000

Laser cutting is one of the most commonly used cutting techniques. There are several types of lasers, i.e. methods by which materials can be cut. Each method and every type of laser has its tolerances and precision, which depend on several parameters, among which the most important is the roughness and thickness of the material.You […]

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What We Do with CNC Machining?

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 18:29:14 +0000

If you want to improve your production or start your own business related to processing of metal, wood, plastic or aluminum, then purchasing a CNC machine is a smart and very profitable investment. Although the initial investment may be higher, the CNC machine will quickly return the investment given all its features and benefits. What […]

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Plastic Injection Mold Design

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:51:27 +0000

The application of plastics in the industry has been very diverse for many years. The most important part of this application relates to the elements made by injection molding. The increasing use of plastics requires greater commitment from engineers, both in terms of structural precision and tool size. The mold is one of the most […]

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How to Choose a Suitable Fiber Laser Marking Machine

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 19:59:38 +0000

The marking of metal depending on the technology of printing can be performed by mechanical or laser method. Metal marking devices allow permanent marking and variable data can be used, applied at high speeds with flexibility in operation ensuring maximum product tracking reliability. Metal marking can be used at: – Bar code printing, 2D codes, […]

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Digital Printing – Your Choice For Up To Date Printing

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 22:44:39 +0000

Benny Landa, a visionary, entrepreneur and owner of more than 800 patents worldwide, once said: “Everything that can become digital will become digital. Printing is no exception.” He uttered this sentence way back in 1993, and as we can see, today it is more accurate than ever. Digital printing is one of the youngest and […]

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