Printing Industry News

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Preparing Yourself to Pivot with Inkjet

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:50:48 +0000

New users of inkjet presses and inkjet early adopters alike are finding inkjet far more flexible than they anticipated. Inkjet quality levels and media compatibility are driving new opportunities. From transaction printing to signage, catalogs, and magazines, inkjet is enabling opportunities for companies that are educated and prepared. This webinar will focus on these opportunities and discuss key inkjet capabilities that drive quality, flexibility, and cost management. It will also include experiences and recommendations from successful inkjet users.

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Biden Administration Orders OSHA to Take Action On COVID-19

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:31:37 +0000

On January 21, President Biden issued an Executive Order focused on OSHA’s approach to managing COVID-19. The Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety requires federal OSHA to take certain actions regarding its approach to issuing guidance, regulations, and enforcing existing regulations.

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The Week That Was (1/18/2021)

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:43:15 +0000

On this episode of The Week that Was, PRINTING United Alliance and Idealliance announced the intent to merge; Kristi Dannelley acquired Magna IV; Arandell CEO Brad Hoffman discusses the company's new corporate structure following the acquisition by a private equity firm; and Hera Printing is named a fast track company.

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Arandell CEO Brad Hoffman on Its Acquisition by Private Equity Firm, State of Catalog Printing Market

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 19:04:16 +0000

Brad Hoffman, president and CEO of Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based Arandell, discusses the printing company's current structure following its acquisition in December by Saothair Capital Partners, and why printed catalogs still fit well within today's multichannel marketing mix.

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Are You, or Do You Know, a Rising Star in the Printing Industry? Let Us Know!

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:43:33 +0000

In 2020, we profiled eight future industry leaders. We are once again looking for individuals who are age 35 or under, but who are already starting to carve their mark and we need your help! Let us know if you know — or are — one!

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Circle-Shaped Open Gate Fold: 60-Second Fold of the Week

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:35:50 +0000

Designed by the team at PLAY Creative in Lincoln, Nebraska, and printed by Docuplex for client Credit Union of America, this creative piece looks like an oversized penny. When pulled from both sides, it takes the shape of three linked circles. This format is a great idea to "save" for the right creative opportunity!

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Domino Continues to Grow Installation and Service Teams

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:30:05 +0000

Domino continues to grow its digital printing business, with four new team members. Domino Technical Director, Mark Meyer says, “Adding these talented individuals is a testament to not only our company continuing to grow in the face of a global pandemic, but equally highlights that these professionals wanted to join Team Domino."

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Apple Guru Added to Graphic Communication Advisors Group

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:22:02 +0000

Harvey Levenson, who manages the GCAG, said, “Laura Moynihan is a logical addition to our group. With the pandemic lingering, online training will likely continue for months to come, and even once the pandemic is behind us. Adding Digital Helpmates to our list of esteemed advisors offers an important service for individuals and companies alike.”

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Did You Do Your Nozzle Check Today?

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:15:51 +0000

When you run wide- and grand-format inkjet equipment, it's imperative that you perform a nozzle check each morning. Oftentimes you may have to run one more frequently throughout the day depending upon the type of equipment and ink.

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The PRINTING United Digital Experience Wraps Up as Preparations Begin for PRINTING United Expo 2021

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:08:09 +0000

Once the platform closes on Jan. 31, the show will officially focus all efforts on reconnecting the industry at the PRINTING United Expo being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 6-8, 2021.

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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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Best Photography Tips You Will Read This Year

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:09:49 +0000

Photography is a passion that many people keep but most people cannot express themselves fully because of lack of photography experience. So whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer here are some tips about photography to improve your skills. Using the rule of thirds-This rule will help you take eye- catching photos using […]

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Boost your Brand with Custom Stickers and Labels

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:30:49 +0000

Stickers, labels and wrappers are the most economical form of advertising and their basic function is to clearly declare your product. They are used for branding, promotion, advertising and labeling of the items themselves, and therefore great attention also should be paid to the graphic design and to the selection of quality types of materials […]

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