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After Drastic Falls, Print Production and Employment Level Out

Although we remain far from pre-pandemic levels, indicators have already shown plenty of recovery progress.

#RyansRemarks: What Does PIVOT Mean?

In this short #RyansRemarks​ Video, he explains his take on what the word PIVOT (which we all use) really means.

Do Not Miss Your OSHA Deadlines!

Just like clockwork, the start of a new year brings two important OSHA record keeping requirements.

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Business Management

Although we remain far from pre-pandemic levels, indicators have already shown plenty of recovery progress.

In this short #RyansRemarks​ Video, he explains his take on what the word PIVOT (which we all use) really means.

Just like clockwork, the start of a new year brings two important OSHA record keeping requirements.

Software

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.

Workflow should be the infrastructure that allows you to do the most work at the least cost.

Consumables - Media

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

Keeping surfaces clean has never been more important. Anywhere that people touch must be cleaned regularly.

The term ‘multi-purpose’ sounds great. But sometimes, a job is better served by using specialty films.

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.

Consumables - Ink

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

Applying only the precise amount of ink necessary to produce your required results is the obvious way to save on this budget line item.

Here’s one way of adding new products while using concepts, technologies, and even software you are possibly already familiar with.

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.

Training & Education

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.

The SGIA Digital Color Professional Certification is designed for anyone working in the field of digital color.

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.

Color/Quality Control

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

Here are six reasons all graphic production companies need to certify their employees as a Professional or Expert in color management.

My in-depth education into color management started slowly.

Digital Printing - Inkjet

To gain a better view of how one company undertook its digital conversion, Dan Marx spoke with Scott Crosby.

While facial masks had not been part of Spoonflower’s portfolio, they recognized the business was situated to fulfill that demand.

One PSP, Pine Print Shop, has created a new model to help local businesses continue to promote their goods and services.