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Increase Your Workflow Efficiency through Smart Optimization

August 12, 2019

  Author: Patrick Kerr As the industry continues to undergo a major transformation, no printer can afford to ignore opportunities to optimize processes and improve efficiency. Ever shorter runs are the norm today, bigger orders are divided into several smaller jobs with differentiated content and time schedules, while web-to-print portals mostly generate many small jobs, and personalized products are on the increase. That all adds up to more... Read More

Printing Inside the Box: One of the Hottest Packaging Trends in 2019

August 7, 2019

Have you heard of the social media trend "unboxing"? Unboxing literally means to take something out of the box. There are currently 1.6 million videos on YouTube devoted to people unboxing their packages! These days, your packaging is more important than ever. According to Printing Impressions, this is one trend that's affecting the print industry for the better. Printing inside the box, or inside-only print, takes place when you choose to skip... Read More

Drive More Sales and Make More Money with Sales Ready!

August 5, 2019

Sales is the lifeblood of any organization, and upping your sales game is vital to growth and success. Sales managers need to know how to hire the right salespeople, develop effective sales strategies, and keep their team motivated. Sales professionals are tasked to bring in profitable business, use their time efficiently, and have a fresh, meaningful sales approach. Then, of course, there are the buyers--they are multigenerational, savvy, and... Read More

Dot Stability: Another Benefit of Process Free Plates

July 22, 2019

Dot stability is yet another benefit of process free plates that can help printers be more profitable. In previous blog posts, we've covered how SONORA Process Free Plates eliminate the Hidden Costs of Plate Processing and enable Faster Makeready for Faster Profits by reaching target density on press in about half the time as wet processed plates. Dot stability is a third way that SONORA Plates drive down costs and let you spend more of your... Read More

The Technology Inside the KODAK PROSPER Press Pigment Inks

July 8, 2019

What if you could achieve wider color gamut, offer a broader range of substrates for inkjet printing, and have environmentally-friendly state-of-the art ink development, all delivered at a reasonable cost? You can with aqueous nano-particulate inks and dispersions from Kodak. A pioneer in inkjet technology, Kodak brings years of experience and market-proven expertise to the development and commercialization of these products. Kodak formulates,... Read More

KODAK PRINERGY Workflow Marks 20th Anniversary Transforming How Printers Operate

KODAK PRINERGY Workflow Marks 20th Anniversary Transforming How Printers Operate

June 24, 2019

Over 150 Printers, industry partners and media from around the world convened in New Orleans at the 2019 GUA Conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the print industry's leading prepress automation software, KODAK PRINERGY Workflow. The two-day forum celebrated twenty years of collaboration between print service providers and Kodak that has transformed the way prepress departments operate, while also fostering lively discussions on the latest... Read More

Top 5 Reasons You Should Attend HR Ready!

June 18, 2019

Human Resources staffing, policies, and procedures are critically important in preparing companies for the future. This means driving engagement initiatives, preserving a positive and collaborative work environment, and providing career growth opportunities--all while making sure that employees are happy and productive. HR Ready! is designed to prepare our companies now, for the future. Get the most up-to-date information and insights on HR... Read More

KODAK AQUA-IMAGE Pressroom Chemicals Are Designed to Improve Performance on Press

KODAK AQUA-IMAGE Pressroom Chemicals Are Designed to Improve Performance on Press

June 6, 2019

Kodak is well-known for providing market-leading, innovative digital plates, and a few years ago we took our technical knowledge of how a plate works best and extended that knowledge into the pressroom with a new line of pressroom chemicals. Now, KODAK AQUA-IMAGE Pressroom Chemicals are getting attention from printers who are using them to get superior performance on press. We asked HB Sloan from Wesco Graphics, who recently started using AQUA-... Read More

5 CTP Technology Trends Transforming Prepress

5 CTP Technology Trends Transforming Prepress

May 14, 2019

Trend #1 More Automation, Less Space Automation for CTP devices isn't new, but the technology is getting more sophisticated and more compact. CTP automation takes platemaking to a new level of efficiency and productivity, reducing the chance for errors from manual plate handling and speeding up production. The more plates that can be automatically loaded, imaged, and unloaded, the more jobs you can handle in a day, increasing revenue potential... Read More

Premier Print Awards Q&A Interview with Rick Brooks, Creative Design Manager of Jostens Inc.

Premier Print Awards Q&A Interview with Rick Brooks, Creative Design Manager of Jostens Inc.

April 30, 2019

Printing Industries of America's Premier Print Awards are an international print competition that recognizes exceptional print pieces from around the globe. Companies that enter have the opportunity to submit extraordinary print pieces with the potential to win industry-wide recognition. The 2018 Best of Category winner for School Yearbooks was Jostens Inc., who submitted the 2018 Yukon High School The Miller Yearbook. Rick Brooks, Creative... Read More

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