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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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Want More Donor Revenue? Write a Better Thank You Letter

Data insights and expert testimony tell a powerful tale: a nonprofit’s “thank you” letter matters more than many people might think. Get it right and donors feel great and are motivated to keep giving. Get it wrong and they disconnect. So get it right!


drupa 2020 Packaging Preview: Corrugated Post-Print Re-Envisioned—Part 1 (Premium Content)

There are “two primary” corrugated print manufacturing processes for high graphics: a multi-process method of printing on a top sheet (liner) which is then laminated to the corrugated material, or, alternatively, a single process method of printing directly on the corrugated material, sometimes called “post-print.” In this article, we will look at the award-winning Bobst THQ (Très Haute Qualité) FlexoCloud technology focused on corrugated post-print production, and perhaps some alternative methods.


Direct Objects: Thinking—and Printing—Outside the Box (Premium Content)

One of the most exciting growth areas in print today is direct-to-object (DtO) printing, but challenges of ink adhesion, transport, and feeding abound. I spoke with Peter Baldwin, Director of Marketing for East Dorset, Vt.’s Engineered Printing Solutions (EPS), about some of the issues—and opportunities—involved in direct-to-object printing.


Springs Creative Leverages 133 Years of Textile History for Today’s Digital Printing (Premium Content)

At the AATCC/SGIA Digital Textile Printing Conference 4.0 last December, one of the high points was a presentation by Kathy Phillips, Vice President of Design/Trend at Springs Creative, a show-and-tell that highlighted the company’s rich history in textiles, beginning with the founding of the Fort Mill Manufacturing Company in 1887 by Samuel Elliot White. We talked with Phillips to get more detail on this fascinating story to share with our readers.


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November Printing Shipments: Off for the Holidays

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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