Shared Values and Vision: Moving Forward At MemjetLast month Memjet's CEO Len Lauer unexpectedly passed away. Sunil Gupta, the new CEO of Memjet, said, "As I begin my journey to fill these large shoes, I want to honor Len's memory by acknowledging his amazing groundwork as CEO. I am fortunate to have had him in my life as a business partner and friend; we shared common core values."
A New CX for the Post-COVID Print Clients and EmployeesYour clients (and employees) will be asking, “What have you done to protect me from a COVID infection?” The new CX experience will focus on items like contactless delivery, printed material sanitization, and personal interactions. Companies who have enacted meaningful Post-COVID safeguards will gain new revenue and those who don’t …
Benedict Press Improves Sustainability KodakThe abbey printer has been certified under the European Commission’s ambitious EMAS since 2019. The decision to introduce the KODAK SONORA X Process Free Plate was made in summer 2019 as part of ongoing sustainability efforts. An environmentally friendly approach that makes sparing use of resources is a top priority for Benedict Press, which produces on sheetfed offset and toner digital equipment.
Fonts Have a History that Matters to Every Print BusinessWith the explosion in the number fonts in use today, understanding fonts and where they come from is vital to executing a full-service business model that attracts and keeps profitable customers. Set your printshop apart by offering graphic font design services to your customers. Learn how to put fonts to work to increase your business.
Developing the Business - Sid Chadwick 50+ Years and CountingI've had the honor of serving, learning from, and observing company owners in this great industry successfully for 10, 20, 30, 40, and a rare few for 50+ years. I say, "Successfully" partly because their organizations are still here despite The Great Recession, relentless changes in technologies, and radical changes in consumer and business buying practices.
The Power of Print EnduresPrint is struggling to deal with the impact of the pandemic, but it's very far from dead. "The concept of print is not fading. As one example, a lot of homes found themselves in need of print in a way that they haven't before during the pandemic. For years people have talked about the death of print and that data was moving online, but actually what we've seen in this difficult period is that there will always be a place for print," said Patrick Kickham, director with ICT solutions specialist Datapac.
The Alphabet Soup of Trade Association MergersThe long and winding road of industry consolidation among the associations serving the printing and related industries may have finally reached its ultimate conclusion with the recently announced merger of the SGIA and PIA. The merger is reflective of the ongoing consolidation in the highly fragmented and diverse universe of companies that make up the industry.
ECI Software Solutions announced the appointment of Traci Johnson as Chief Marketing Officer.
Juan Fernandez, VP of Managed IT Services at ImageNet Consulting, was appointed as vice-chair position on CompTIA’s Channel Development Advisory Council.
John Arn Jr., former L/I production manager, passed away on May 11. For nearly 50 years, John Arn Jr. was responsible for making sure The Ledger Independent made it to the press and out the door Monday through Saturday. And it was a job he did well, guiding the newspaper’s production department from Linotype to computers, all skills he taught himself. Read more>>>
Texas Principal Does Truly Special and Memorable for his Senior Class of 2020A Texas principal traveled over 800 miles to visit each of the graduating seniors at his high school. Check out this video>>>
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