Blogs

A Skills Training Program Can Generate Dividends for Business

Skills training is often seen as a cost, but it’s actually an investment that boosts competitiveness and fosters employee retention.

ChatGPT as Your Sales Strategy Coach

Leveraging AI, such as ChatGPT, to analyze sales performance can lead to both personal growth in sales skills and closed deals.

Don’t Confuse These Two Hiring Strategies

Are you hiring to fill a position or to add to your team? Distinguishing between the two is necessary. Here’s why.

Other Staff Bloggers
Training & Education

Skills training is often seen as a cost, but it’s actually an investment that boosts competitiveness and fosters employee retention.

If you’re ready to do some research and networking in the interior design market, here are some suggestions on trade shows and professional organizations worth checking out.

GEW partnered with several local colleges in the UK to retrofit a double-decker bus to turn it into a mobile STEM workshop for kids.

Business Management

Leveraging AI, such as ChatGPT, to analyze sales performance can lead to both personal growth in sales skills and closed deals.

Are you hiring to fill a position or to add to your team? Distinguishing between the two is necessary. Here’s why.

For those who embrace technological advancements, success is possible. For those who resist, defeat is inevitable. The choice is yours.

Software

Cloud computing has transitioned from a distant concept to a pivotal aspect of business operations. Here’s what to know.

Asked in PrintFactory’s booth at the recent PRINTING United Expo if anything was new from the company, Simon Landau, the company’s director of global strategic partnerships,…

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

Consumables - General

While high-quality adhesive tapes allow users to take on all manner of work and assist them with creating applications of all shapes and sizes, you can push the boundaries even further by thinking outside the box with double-sided tapes.

Failure to prepare for winter is very much preparing to fail, and the same can be said when it comes to the print industry and what you can do to limit disruption at this time of year.

In her latest blog, Kristen Dettoni of Design Pool recaps her presentation from the 2023 SPIRE Conference on digital print opportunities for commercial and residential interiors.

Consumables - Ink

Although resin or latex ink and printers have been around for more than a decade, they are among the print technologies that have undergone the most significant and rapid evolution in recent years, and now it’s time to take another look at this versatile print technology.

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.

Color/Quality Control

Barbie pink is PANTONE 219 C. How different is the solid ink color from the CMYK build of that color?

With 2D curves, we can only change tints/tones for each color through the tonal range; we cannot change the 100% solid.

Color management is a term that has been used for years, but most print shop managers and owners leave the color to their experts.

Digital Printing - Inkjet

UK-based Print Evolved created a unique application for a customer wanting a Wimbledon-themed bar, printing graphics onto astroturf.

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.

Consumables - Media

In the graphic installation community, car, boat and motorcycle wraps have always been considered the “sexy" side of the industry. And who can deny it? But for me, as a business owner, profits and shareholder distributions are two things that are very sexy to me.

As most industry experts agree, the workhorse of the retail sign industry is the large-format vinyl banner.

You don’t need to know everything about a fabric to print on it, it helps to have a basic understanding of the language of textiles.

Finishing

In the modern market, varnishing is now regarded as a tool that can help add a whole new dimension to applications.

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.

Interactive Print

The value Augmented Reality brings to all forms of print is significant.

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.

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.