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eBook: Seizing Business Opportunities with Large Format Printing

According to IT Strategies, the large format digital printing market is growing annually between 3% and 6%. This means more business opportunities emerge every year for printing companies looking to add easy-to-use, high-performance large format printing services.

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3D Printing: Seven Technologies and a Multitude of Materials (Premium Content)

More than 30 years since the invention of 3D printing, a host of materials in addition to plastics—metals, alloys, composites, and biomaterials—are all used by companies worldwide to make everything from prototypes to finished goods. In this article, Pete Basiliere looks at the various 3D printing technologies and materials.


November Printing Shipments: Off for the Holidays

The value of printing shipments for November 2019 was $7.03 billion—a pretty big drop from October’s $7.65 billion, but we kind of expected it, as November and December see business slow down for the holidays.


Frank Makes Book(s)

Frank talks about his three latest books which essentially comprise a history of his years in the industry—a personal, yet encyclopedic trilogy that covers the history of hot metal, the phototypesetting era, and desktop publishing.


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November Printing Shipments: Off for the Holidays

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The value of printing shipments for November 2019 was $7.03 billion—a pretty big drop from October’s $7.65 billion, but we kind of expected it, as November and December see business slow down for the holidays. More info

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