Andy & Julie Plata: LeadingPrint Podcast - Thayer Long In this episode, Thayer talks with Andy and Julie Plata, Co-CEOs of the OutputLinks Communications Group, American Printer’s parent company. Andy and Julie have served the industry in many capacities - as printers, service providers, analysts, and media providers. They share insights into our changing industry and what it will take for businesses to thrive beyond 2021.
Interview with Kodak's Senior VP of Print This interview is with Kodak's Randy Vandagriff, Senior VP of Print on the new KODAK PROSPER ULTRA 520 Press. Read Mr. Vandagriff's response to this question: The web-fed digital press category is the most crowded inkjet market. What makes you so confident that Kodak can win here?
Disaster Recovery: 3 Sides–Physical, Equipment, PersonnelLast month Texas made a statement, “2020 was Hell, 2021 is Hell Froze Over.” Families and employers are still being affected by the lack of electricity and water. Disaster plans are critical for the continuation of a business after a crisis. We need to plan for fires, floods, tornados and now add frozen state infrastructures.
Xeikon’s New Wall Decoration Virtual Innovation Center“Our new virtual showroom experience follows a set navigation path through Xeikon’s machine hall where visitors will find all they need to book a demo, access and download product brochures, watch a selection of videos as well as print samples on seetheproof.com," said Danny Mertens, Xeikon’s Corporate Communications Manager.
Canon U.S.A. Pushing the Boundaries of PrintCanon announced the latest additions to its imagePROGRAF line of large format printers with new hybrid solutions. “As an industry-leading innovator, Canon is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of print by developing new cutting-edge solutions designed to help our customers stay productive and efficient,” said Shinichi Yoshida EVP and GM, Canon U.S.A.
Sheetfed Offset Helps Grow Russian Packaging PrinterLux Upak in 2017 moved to its new premises, where a Rapida 105 PRO with six printing units and inline coater was installed - last year. As soon as this new press had been commissioned, the production volume handled by the company started growing steadily. 2019's figure of 180 million packaging units had already increased to 300 million last year.
Developing the BusinessGetting In-Front of The Price-Increase Curve“How am I supposed to pass on the price increases we’re receiving to our customers'?” I’ve heard words to that effect several times over the last several weeks. Disruptive changes create opportunities for those with courage and integrity.
Is Anyone Out There? Is Anyone Listening?Are we listening to clients? Listening means paying attention not only to the story but how it is told. Your heightened goal should be to listen to your customer’s frustrations and take action! Selling and customer service are simple. It’s just a conversation!
70% of Employees Believe Vaccines Should Be RequiredIt’s no secret that people have an array of opinions when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine. According to a recent survey from online job site Glassdoor, a whopping 70% of employees believe that they should be required to get a vaccine before returning to the office.
Stan BlakneyStan Blakney has been named as President of Global Operations for Paper Converting Machine Company.
Marty DavisMarty Davis a leader in the color industry, will be joining Alder Color Solutions as Co-President.
Daniel GermainDaniel Germain has been appointed Regional Manager, tesa North America, effective March 1, 2021.
Christian GerickeChristian Gericke, currently a Xerox General Manager, will assume the chairmanship of Software.ag effective April 1.
Gregory HeinzGregory Heinz, formerly Ricoh’s Portfolio Marketing Manager, is now at Qlik as their Sr. Marketing Manager - Demand Center.
o Copresco Wins Gold Ink Award in International Print Competition
o tesa Publishes Sustainability Report 2020
o Epson to Participate in Automate Forward Virtual Conference 2021
o Minuteman Press Franchise Wins Small Business of the Year
o Michelman Joins the International Molded Fiber Association (IMFA) to Help...
o Wikoff Digital Named as Preferred Primer for Latest Domino Label Press
o Fujifilm Announces New Investment in Inkjet Pigment Dispersion Manufacturing Plant
o Registration Opens March 18 for Dscoop Edge Fusion
o thINK Ahead 2021 In-person Event to be Held in Two Waves: October 11-13
o Demand for DocuWare Cloud Solutions in the Year of Lockdown
o Standard Printing “Doubles Down” With Another Koenig & Bauer Rapida 164 Six-Color Plus...
o Konica Minolta Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021
o Graphics One Announces Distribution of New Sublimation Book
o Roland DGA Introduces New GuardLam Overlaminates for Floor Graphics
o KNF’s New Diaphragm Liquid Pump FP 70 Gives Customers a Smooth
o Color-Logic Certifies Two New HP Latex Printers
o Collaborative Color Management: GMG OpenColor Extends its Connectivity
o Innovation and Collaboration Drive Launch of New Inkjet Print Engine
o Price Adjustment for Inkjet Papers
o Sigolabels Invests in Mark Andy Evolution Series E5 to Expand Flexo