Profits per employee increased to higher levels since 2000. Industry consolidation is a big factor in this report. It is not just mergers and acquisitions, but also plant closures and bankruptcies, and the opening of new businesses that absorb the best and most appropriate resources of the closed plants, and also the strategic changes that surviving companies make as they respond and anticipate marketplace changes, absorbing the sales volume of departed competitors. More info
Saturday, April 26, 2014, PICA Expo '14, Embassy Suites Golf Resort & Spa, Concord, NC. Dr. Joe's topic is “It's Too Late for Transition: The New Print Business. Registration details available soon. Contact Ms. Carrie Epps or check the PICA website.
September 28 - October 1, 2014, Graph Expo. The twelfth annual breakfast presentation is on Tuesday, September 30. Unisource is sponsoring the program for their second time. Breakfast is available at 8:00am, the presentation begins at 8:30am, 9:40am break for show staff to go to their booths, Q&A continues to 10:00am. Details will be available soon.
October 2 and 3, 2014, Tokyo, Japan. Special events to be announced soon.