Blogs

Print Business Indicators Demonstrate First Steps Toward Recovery

Key print business indicators are showing improvement, according to a recent NAPCO Research/PRINTING United Alliance survey.

Needed Again? The Ad Campaign That Saved New York

Like the State and City of New York, thousands of brands right now need marketing that inspires, motivates, and moves the economy.

Why Release Liner Quality is Essential for Great Graphics

When installing self-adhesive graphics, the last thing you probably think about is the remnants you throw away.

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Business Management

Key print business indicators are showing improvement, according to a recent NAPCO Research/PRINTING United Alliance survey.

Like the State and City of New York, thousands of brands right now need marketing that inspires, motivates, and moves the economy.

As the U.S. continues to feel the effects of the COVID-19 shutdown, there are signs the economy is beginning a path toward recovery.

Consumables - Media

When installing self-adhesive graphics, the last thing you probably think about is the remnants you throw away.

Most materials designed for floor graphics are compatible with all common flooring types, but carpets can present an issue.

As brands try to catch a consumer’s attention, floor graphics are becoming increasingly popular.

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.

Consumables - Ink

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

One of Inkcups’ latest inks is intended for drinkware and can be used without pretreatment. The other allows for printing onto flexible plastic products without cracking or chipping. Both are engineered and manufactured in the United States. PRINTING United Booth 2011.

The company’s new products, including a printer/cutter and dye-sublimation printer, were judged best in their categories in the prestigious SGIA Product of the Year competition. New ink sets from the company also had a great showing in the competition. PRINTING United Booth 4616.

Software

The new, award-winning ONYX 19 RIP sets the standard for digital printing software, including improved process control, cross-device color equalization, improved reporting of production data, and RIP speed improvements of up to 400%. PRINTING United Booth 6816.

At printing speeds of up to 100 linear meters per minute, Durst’s new Tau RSCi offers a screen printing grade opacity, making it an excellent option for numerous applications including high-durability labels. PRINTING United Booth 7816.

The new program for those using the company’s TrueVIS series of wide-format printers, enables companies to upgrade print durability guarantees, increase print capabilities and reduce equipment power use. PRINTING United Booth 4616.

Finishing

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.

Offering speedy cutting of large pieces and “many up” multiples, the Product of the Year-winning laser cutter from Summa is an excellent solution for companies seeking to increase speed over that of knife-based cutting systems. PRINTING United Booth 8841.

Consumables - General

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.

In addition to winning five awards in SGIA’s 2019 Product of the Year competition, Drytac is participating in The Experience Zone (Booth 10530) at PRINTING United — an interactive area to highlight the many applications produced by today’s diverse printing industry. PRINTING United Booth 6224.