Blogs

Draw in New Customers With Ease Using a Sales Funnel

Once you have some of your shop’s marketing on autopilot with a sales funnel, you can then focus on your business needs.

5 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand

If you want to increase your visibility in the print industry, you need to work first on building and growing your personal brand.

Part Two: How the Pandemic was a Catalyst for Digital Transformation in Textile Printing

In part two, Green examines the impacts of e-commerce and trends that are driving the North American digital textile market forward.

Other Staff Bloggers
Business Management

Once you have some of your shop’s marketing on autopilot with a sales funnel, you can then focus on your business needs.

If you want to increase your visibility in the print industry, you need to work first on building and growing your personal brand.

In part two, Green examines the impacts of e-commerce and trends that are driving the North American digital textile market forward.

Consumables - Media

Window graphics are a key part of the marketing mix. So, why not capitalize on opportunities inside with double-sided window graphics?

For any wall or floor graphics application, it’s essential that the graphic itself will stand the test of time.

When choosing floor graphic materials, it is essential they are suitable and safe for their intended environment.

Software

File errors are one of the biggest workflow cripplers in the printing industry.

When you run wide and grand format inkjet equipment, it’s imperative that you perform a nozzle check each morning.

A prosperous 2020 was planned, with an array of events foiled by COVID-19. But one market was booming: digital print-on-demand.

Digital Printing - Inkjet

Considerations of print speed, print quality, and flexibility factor strongly in wide-format equipment purchases.

Technology advancements allow operations of all sizes to adopt industrial décor printing.

Sustainable printing, faster adaptability, and the influx of creative design are some of the drivers for the predicted growth of DTG.

Interactive Print

With the latest innovations in printed electronics, we move one step closer to the ability to directly print microchips onto paper.

From a design perspective, you could say it was the year of the QR Code Comeback.

Color/Quality Control

Trying to achieve a shared visual appearance between products printed on different media with different printers can be challenging.

You can use a test image that includes a color bar, but there can be benefits in creating your own custom test image too.

Download the same PDF used for SGIA’s 2020 Product of the Year competition to see how you stack up.

Consumables - Ink

Breaking down the types of inks and what they’re used for helps match the application to the best print technology.

Understanding how materials work with specific print and ink technologies is a key foundation of product development.

Watching for — and responding to — disruptive technology and changing consumer interest factors into business decisions every day.

Training & Education

La técnica de Digital Color Management hoy para los cuatro colores de proceso se encuentra en un proceso maduro.

PRINTING United will be a comprehensive online experience this October and in-person once again in October 2021.

PRINTING United Alliance created a COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan designed to meet local government’s requirements.

Consumables - General

When it comes time to convert a digitally printed graphic, one of the most critical decisions is which clear laminate to use.

The new series of products, which includes printable billboard and tent structures, offers viable outdoor display options that assemble quickly, move with the wind and utilize sturdy base plates to keep the structures in place. PRINTING United Booth 6024.

Fujifilm’s new Samba Mini 4300 Printbar System provides high-resolution printing, at high speed, with a single pass. The system is designed for integration into existing industrial processes and features 1,200 dpi resolution at a drop size as small as three picoliters. PRINTING United Booth 8220.

Finishing

Silvering is a common issue that occurs when laminating a printed job.

The products offered by Rollem International, including systems spanning the printing spectrum, work to expand the product offerings of print providers, promote differentiation in the marketplace, and ease print production and finishing. PRINTING United Booth 10351.

Assisting on-demand apparel manufacturers with speedy, accurate textile cutting, a new system from Gerber Technology serves as a model for how manufacturing is changing, and how cutting technologies enable manufacturing processes. PRINTING United Booths 8833, 8850.

Mailing/Fulfillment

We’ve heard a lot on the news about essential businesses during COVID-19, but 1 we all count on that isn’t mentioned much is the USPS.