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State of the Industry Report 2021
Conducted quarterly by PRINTING United Alliance and NAPCO Research, these in-depth reports focus on what has happened in 2021, what we can expect in 2022, with a focus on capital investments, economic growth and trends in the industry.
New Products Guide
Explore new technologies by Market Segment in this curated guide of equipment, software, and consumables.
PRINTING United Journal Articles
Managing the Water-Based Ink Workflow
In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in working with water-based textile inks. This has come about due to the concerns around phthalates and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in conventional plastisol inks. Waterbased inks have the perception of being more ecologically friendly and less …
Efficient Workflow and Print-on-Demand Production
In apparel land, customers provide the same recipe, where toppings and sides come in the form of color, size, neck label and graphics for a shirt. It is up to the front-end salesperson to get this recipe into legible form for the art department and customer to view, and also for production to …
Streamlining Supplied Artwork
A bottleneck of capacity can form in the art department that holds a company back and even bleeds profits from orders if it isn’t corrected with new systems put in place. One way to address this is to streamline artwork as it is supplied to the art department.
Computer-to-screen (CTS) equipment can be justified in a number of ways using many financial tools, such as payback period, internal rate of return (IRR), and net present value (NPV). While these are easy calculations, we also need to look at the opportunity to increase both quality and latitude in …