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TAGA Ambassador Q&A with Sabrina Alaimo

TAGA Ambassador Q&A with Sabrina Alaimo

February 26, 2019

The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) is pleased to announce the new TAGA Social Media Ambassador program! This program is a way to get students involved with TAGA by agreeing to donate their voice. They share our mission and their personal connection to our organization on all social media channels, so please be sure to follow along! The TAGA Ambassadors come from across North America, representing Ryerson University, Clemson... Read More

Be Like Mike…and Optimize Press Performance

February 21, 2019

Mike Granata of Checkmate Graphics knows a thing or two about how to get the most out of his KODAK NEXPRESS Press. He typically runs about 100 jobs per day - most of them heavy coverage - using a variety of substrates and Fifth Imaging Unit solutions. (That adds up to roughly 500,000 impressions per month.) In fact, Mike has been keeping his press running at peak productivity almost constantly for the last 15 years. How does he do it? By paying... Read More

7 Words You Should Never Say in Lean Six Sigma

February 18, 2019

This article originally ran as part of TMAC's Lean Six Sigma Newsletter. In the 1970s, the late comedian George Carlin perfected a routine in which he listed seven words that could not be used on broadcast television. Carlin was known for his acerbic wit and ability to skewer bureaucrats, politicians, and anyone else that he found to be arrogant, pompous, or just plain ignorant. He loved words and often found humor in how words were used.... Read More

TAGA Ambassador Q&A with Laura McGinn

TAGA Ambassador Q&A with Laura McGinn

February 14, 2019

The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) is pleased to announce the new TAGA Social Media Ambassador program! This program is a way to get students involved with TAGA by agreeing to donate their voice. They share our mission and their personal connection to our organization on all social media channels, so please be sure to follow along! The TAGA Ambassadors come from across North America, representing Ryerson University, Clemson... Read More

TAGA Ambassador Q&A with Trey Bowe

TAGA Ambassador Q&A with Trey Bowe

February 4, 2019

The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) is pleased to announce the new TAGA Social Media Ambassador program! This program is a way to get students involved with TAGA by agreeing to donate their voice. They share our mission and their personal connection to our organization on all social media channels, so please be sure to follow along! The TAGA Ambassadors come from across North America, representing Ryerson University, Clemson... Read More

Yes, You Can Print UV with Plates That Are Process Free

February 4, 2019

Here at Kodak we're asked all the time by printers if SONORA Process Free Plates will be able to withstand the challenges of UV printing. The answer is YES! SONORA can print that! Unlike many other process-free or chemistry-free plates, SONORA Plates are being used successfully for UV applications by commercial and packaging printers throughout the world--printers that are using a variety of UV technologies, including conventional UV and low-... Read More

TAGA Ambassador Q&A with Victoria Sallese

TAGA Ambassador Q&A with Victoria Sallese

January 30, 2019

The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) is pleased to announce the new TAGA Social Media Ambassador program! This program is a way to get students involved with TAGA by agreeing to donate their voice. They share our mission and their personal connection to our organization on all social media channels, so please be sure to follow along! The TAGA Ambassadors come from across North America, representing Ryerson University, Clemson... Read More

Tomorrow’s Commercial Print Shop Today: 6 Trends Shaping the Industry

Tomorrow’s Commercial Print Shop Today: 6 Trends Shaping the Industry

January 9, 2019

The commercial printing market is experience steady growth; since January 2018, sales in the commercial printing industry have increased 9.1% compared to 2011, totaling $84 billion according to Idealliance. This growth has spurred the rise of new technologies to meet the demands from print buyers, leading to a rapid change in how commercial printers will operate in the future. While the long-term impact of some of today's industry-wide changes--... Read More

Generation Z + Print

January 9, 2019

With millennials well into adulthood, businesses are now turning their attention to the next generation entering the workforce: Generation Z. Who are they, and what are their attitudes toward print? Who is Generation Z? While age ranges vary, most reports of Generation Z describe them as being born between between 1995 and 2012. Businesses should pay attention: they make up about 25% of the population and are estimated to become 40% of consumers... Read More

7 Things You Need to Know About 7-Color Printing

December 19, 2018

7-color printing is one of the emerging standards in how printers are printing ECG, or Extended Color Gamut. Doing 7-color ECG can push some printers out of their normal comfort zones, but both the journey to and the destination of 7-color ECG can be very rewarding. Here are 7 things you need to know about 7-color printing: The First Rule of 7-Color Printing Is: You're Printing with 7 Colors It seems to go without saying, which is why I'm saying... Read More

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