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  Sixth Annual KODAK SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award Program Recognizes 13 Printers for Excellence in Sustainable Printing Rochester, NY, January 22, 2019 – Kodak, a global leader in developing environmentally sustainable printing solutions, today announced the 2018 KODAK SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award winners, which includes 13 printers from around t... Read More

Industry Veteran Bill Miller Announces His Retirement from Flint Group’s Commercial, Publication and Sheetfed Inks (CPS) Business Plymouth, MI – December 18th, 2018 After 42 years with Flint Group, long-time industry leader Bill Miller announced his plans to retire at the end of this year. “I will always feel passionate about this company,” said Mr... Read More

Recruiting Efforts DO Get Results! Executive leadership of companies across the country are facing a critical issue that affects the future sustainability of their business. It is the ability to recruit young people into the industry to replace a retiring and departing workforce. Read More

Service providers and industry suppliers across the country have identified recruitment and replacement of aging employees as a major concern. The Think Patented Apprenticeship Training Program is designed to prepare individuals for occupations in all phases of our industry from creative to digital and offset printing through products and fulfillme... Read More

Industry Must Act to Solve Talent Issues We all know why we are here. Baby boomers retiring, school programs dwindling and for many years now it is the reality to many that print is dying. And today we increasingly hear that students are not motivated to seek careers in manufacturing. They see it less flexible, lower paying and easily automated wi... Read More

Digital, Analog, Hybrid – Observations from Labelexpo Americas 2018 Labelexpo Americas 2018 was an excellent way to gain an overview of the state of the label industry and its technology. Analog is still the dominate label print technology. But, it was digital that dominated the show floor. Hybrid solutions seemed to be an alternative for attende... Read More