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COVID-19 Coverage

The graphic communication industry responds to the global coronavirus crisis. The latest feature articles, updates, including event cancellations and postponements.

Featured Articles

Spreading Smiles...Not Cooties: Personalized Masks Bring a Little Humor During Difficult Times

Inkjet Insight co-founder Mary Schilling describes how she used her digital printing skills to start a cottage industry making masks...with a little help from her friends.


TempDefend—Dynamic Digital Signage with Thermal Detection Enables “Protection as a Service”

Last week, 22Miles—a developer of digital signage and wayfinding systems—launched TempDefend, a highly customizable “protection as a service” solution that integrates dynamic digital signage with thermal cameras to scan visitors to a business or other establishment, generating an alert if the visitor’s temperature exceeds 99.5°.


Emerging Textile Trends and What to Expect from the New Normal Post-COVID-19

What can we expect in the textiles and apparel industry post-COVID-19 and what might the new normal look like? Will there be more room for micro-brands? Will consumers shift focus to more sustainable solutions? Textile expert Debbie McKeegan addresses these and other questions.


APTech Adapts to Uncertain Times

Thayer Long discusses how APTech has used its lockdown period developing new programs and content to help OEMs and PSPs get closer to their customers.


The Sign Connection: Tips for Sign and Graphics Companies During COVID-19

Image360’s Burke Cueny discusses some of the ways that Image360 centers have helped their sign and display graphics customers during the pandemic, and offers tips and strategies as we move forward.  


Want Job Opportunities? Create Them!

Part two of Heidi Tolliver-Walker’s interview with Arnie Kahn, president of PrintLink, a job placement service for the printing industry, about opportunities in a post-COVID-19 environment. Kahn describes opportunities for the right candidates to make lateral moves into new areas, such as changing market verticals or applying skill sets to new printing sectors.


COVID-19's Impact on the Print Sales Process

So many trends are being amplified or accelerated by COVID-19; the evolution of the sales process is one of them. Your customers are being asked again to do more with fewer people and less time. They need vendors/partners that can help alleviate the pressure.


Fine Dining: How Print Businesses Can Help Restaurants Reopen

As businesses start to reopen, they will have post-COVID print needs beyond safety and distancing signage. To follow up last week’s look at the current signage environment, Richard Romano identifies some of the unique print needs reopening restaurants are likely to have to complement their signage.


Spoonflower Community Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

With more than 1.8 million design options in its library, and with the availability of easy-to-use mask kits, Spoonflower and its designer community have responded in force to the need for masks, making more than 150,000 non-medical-grade fabric masks. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with Michael Jones, Spoonflower’s new CEO, and Kerry King, Senior Vice President of R&D, to learn more about this outstanding response and to get an update on what’s new at Spoonflower.


What’s The Real Impact of COVID-19 On the 2020 University Graduates?

The British Fashion Council and the CFDA both call for the industry to slow down, adopt sustainable practice and reject over consumption. It’s a big ask, and many in the industry want this change, the reality may be that “fast fashion” has created a consumer neurosis within retail and that will take some undoing. Read the full article


The Print Industry After COVID-19

COVID-19 economic symptoms include the weakening of the “we’ve always done it this way defense”—which will have some positive impacts on outdated printer workflows and some negative impacts when customers evaluate print spend under new market conditions.


The Coming Signs of Summer: The Need for Post-COVID Signage

Sign shops were essential businesses when the crisis first hit and they will continue to be essential businesses as the country starts to reopen. Post-COVID signage will be important in both the short term and the long term, and there is no reason why it can’t be creatively designed, professionally printed, and seamlessly integrated into a business’s pre-existing signage and branding. Let’s have a look at what some local businesses have been doing signage-wise.


Tailored Industry Converts 90% of Knitting Capacity to Unique Knitted Masks

Since it appears that masks will be part of our wardrobe for the foreseeable future, we continue to look for unique yet functional mask solutions and the companies that are converting their manufacturing operations to help address this critical need. We wrote about Tailored Industry last year, and recently heard they were knitting masks, so we checked in to get more detail.


A Tale of Two Shows: drupa and ISA 2020 Event Plans Disrupted Over COVID-19

Two of the most anticipated industry events—Messe Dusseldorf’s drupa 2020 and ISA’s Sign Expo 2020—were postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. We spoke with the organizers of these events about their rationale for the new dates, the expected impact on the events themselves, and the impact of the pandemic on the printing industry.


COVID-19: Putting Sustainability in the Spotlight

Sustainability and the promotion of eco-friendly practices have been a priority within the printing industry for years. This article explores the environment’s ever-increasing influence on the printing market and discusses how COVID-19 will likely heighten buyers’ demands for more sustainable business practices.


The Opportunity of a Crisis (like COVID-19)

There will be a new, new normal after the height of COVID-19 passes. It will be even more reliant on software technologies to connect your employees, your customers, and your suppliers. The time to evolve to this new reality (often referred to as digital transformation) is now—crisis evolution cuts through a lot of the resistance.


COVID-19 Prompts Industry Vendors, Workplaces to Adjust Strategies

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the past two months have been crazy for us all. Vendors in the office technology space as well as firms with office equipment have adjusted their businesses to handle the rapid changes that our industry has experienced on a global scale. In addition, Keypoint Intelligence has seen many office technology players embracing innovations and philanthropy to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. This article discusses just some of those efforts.


Marketing in a COVID-19 World: Planning Short- and Long-Term Marketing Goals

Parts of the country are slowly stating to reopen, but rebounding from COVID-19 is not going to be an overnight achievement. WhatTheyThink contributor Joanne Gore walks though some short- and long-term marketing strategies for print businesses to help reach out to customers as they emerge from the crisis—which is still ongoing.


Being Viable in a VUCA World

Wayne Lynn takes a deep dive into getting a clear understanding of your company’s finances and cashflow, a vital consideration even more vital in these volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) times.


COVID-19 Should be Driving Your Digital Transformation

Crisis creates an environment for rapid innovation. The digital transformation of all business sectors was in progress before COVID-19, and the crisis will continue to separate the digital haves and have-nots.


Industry News

RIT Students Cope with Pandemic Through Graphic Medicine

DSE to Present July 14 Webinar: How Buyers Can Make DOOH Campaigns More Effective Post-COVID

Quadient Continues to Give Support for Charitable Programs Providing Relief to Communities Impacted by COVID-19

Spoonflower and Kornit Mobilize

APTech Free Webinar: Sales Re-entry Strategy: Are You Ready?

Heidelberg Digital Unit Once Again Singled Out by Capital as One of Germany’s Top Digital Labs

Lockdown Has Opened Up a Floor Graphics Floodgate for Fantasy Prints, CMYUK–Supplied Materials and Equipment Has Helped it Cope

Screenworks Pivots and Launches First-to-Market Anti-Viral Face Mask

Toppan to Bolster Production of Antibacterial Cards for Payment and Access

DTG Enables Expression for All Seasons at Teetaly

Caldera Announces Innovative MaskFactory Initiative

Canon Solutions America, Inc. Announces “Check-In Online” For Safe Re-Entry

Revolution Signs’ Relationship with CMYUK has Strengthened During Lockdown and Looks Set to Flourish in the New Normal

FREE Online H&S Knowledge Hub: Writing a Covid-19 Risk Assessment

Minuteman Press Franchise Owners Julie and Mike Arndt Help Local Businesses Bounce Back from COVID-19

GPO Resumes Passport and Manufacturing Operations

Continuous Materials Supply from CMYUK has Helped Hollywood Monster Reposition Itself During Lockdown

Printing at Renault DP World F1® Team by Remote Control: Printing from a Distance with Renault DP World F1® Team

Direct Edge Media Launches #BringBackRetail Initiative to Support Retail Clients

HP and 3M Collaborate on Signage Templates to Support Social Distancing and Help Protect Workers and the Public while Businesses Reopen

WhatTheyThink LunchNLearn Webinar Looks at the Future of Textiles & Apparel

Roland DGA Introduces New Social Distancing Signage Solutions

Altoros Launches a Mass Temperature Screener to Minimize the Spread of COVID-19

Printers’ Impact: Hub Labels Sees Influx of New Jobs in Response to COVID-19

Colorkarma Joins Forces with Gerber Technology to Promote Collaboration Among Global Network of Manufacturers and Suppliers for PPE Production

22Miles Delivers First of a Suite of Protection-as-a-Service Digital Signage Solutions to Support a Safe Return to Work

GBMP Launches First Virtual Northeast Lean Conference

Fayetteville Business Owner Jared Ostendorf Gives Back and Doubles Sales During COVID-19

New Vertical Industry Study from Keypoint Intelligence for Surviving Today and Thriving on the Other Side of COVID-19

Fujifilm Customer Interviews Show Encouraging Print Service Industry Outlook

RSA Assists Main Street US Businesses in Partnership with Canon USA

Create and Print Informational COVID-19 Related Signage Through Canon’s PosterArtist Software and imagePROGRAF Large Format Printers

EFI Fiery Takes the Lead to Prepare Customers for Faster Recovery

Gimbel & Associates Releases Printer’s Guide to Better Business Geared to Your Success

Minuteman Press Franchise in Marietta Inspires Community to Bounce Back from COVID-19

Label Traxx Webinar: COVID-19 Accelerates Customer Expectations for Online Ordering

EFI and CMYUK Enhance their Jointly Developed UK Demonstration and Training Facility

COVID-19 and Paper Product Safety – New Fact Sheet Released by Keep Me Posted

Ironsides Technology and IT Strategies Discuss Digital Printing in a Post Coronavirus World

CMYUK Assists New Government Finance Initiative that Supports Future Investment

Applied Chemistries Inc. Launches Two, Pandemic-Friendly Services on its New Website

Oshkosh Outdoor Mural Art Gallery Shows What’s Possible With Easy to Apply, Color-Popping Avery Dennison Digitally Printable Films

Minuteman Press Launches Free COVID-19 Resource Bounce Back South Africa to Support Local Business

Minuteman Press Launches Free COVID-19 Resource Bounce Back Australia to Support Local Business

Minuteman Press Launches Free COVID-19 Resource Bounce Back Canada to Support Local Business

National Survey from the Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds Campaign Reveals Top Ten Things U.S. Workers Miss About the Office

Augmented Print Textbook Used to Facilitate the Virtual Classroom

Minuteman Press Launches Free COVID-19 Resource Bounce Back UK to Support Local Business

GPA and Mindfire: How Print Saves the 2020 Economy - Webinar

Experience Print Inspection Online: EyeC Starts Product Presentations in the New Virtual Demo Center

Cenveo Offers 6 Things to Consider for Reopening Your Restaurant

PRINTING United 2020 on Track to Reunite and Revitalize the Industry

Canon U.S.A. Announces Crowd People Counter Software to Capture Crowd Sizes in Real Time

Quadient Rapidly Expands Partnership with PandaDoc to Optimize Remote Workforce Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Dorado Graphix Utilizes Canon’s imagePROGRAF PRO Printers to Support Florida Small Businesses

Shutterfly Brings Joy and Gives More than $750,000 in Donations to Help Communities Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

W+D/BICMA Develops 3 Ply Face Mask Line

New Dates Announced for Gulf Print & Pack 2021

Labelexpo/Brand Print Americas 2020 Postponed

Labelexpo Global Series Announces Date Changes for 2020/21 Shows

Printers’ Impact: Morel Ink Utilizes Print to Spread Awareness, Donate Money to Healthcare Workers during COVID-19

Design Pool, LLC & Creative Cause Solutions Partner to Bring Unique Designs to Community Masks Project

Upcoming Webinar: Selling in a COVID-19 World: Ultimate Guide for Online Printing Businesses

DS Printech China 2020 Exhibitors Contribute to Fight Against COVID-19

Gerber Empowers Nine Line to Produce Thousands of Medical-Grade Masks per Day

The Vinyl Guys Adapts to a Changing Market

Epson Applies Dry Fiber Technology to Manufacture Face Masks

Covid-19 Pandemic and Mmeasures to Boost Profitability Have Considerable Impact on Figures for FY 2019/20

International Paper Commits 2 Million Boxes for COVID-19 Relief

Hatch Exhibits Quickly Pivots Business Operations to Support PPE Needs During COVID-19

Open Collaborative Platform UNITE4COVID Launched to Accelerate Availability of Covid-19 Solutions

DSE to Present Webinar on June 2 to Discuss Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education Digital Signage Networks

Chicago School Delivers Printed Student Packets to 850+ Families

Cenveo Suggests 6 Things to Consider for Reopening Your Restaurant

Using Short-Term Graphics for Timely, Impactful Messages

Frederick County Public Schools Selects Neotouch by Quadient to Ensure no Student is Left Behind During Remote Learning

OKI Europe Offers Free Media and Artwork to Support Businesses with Social Distancing Measures

Upcoming Webinar: Brush Your Ideas announces Free Webinar about Keeping Online Print Business Relevant amid COVID-19

Covid-19: Heytex Provides Broad Portfolio for Protection Materials for Masks, Clothing, Beds, Mattresses, Sluices, Tanks, Tents and more

Leader Paper Products to Distribute One Million Thank You Cards for Essential Workers

Leading Printing Franchise Provides Innovative Solutions as Bay Area Businesses Prepare to Reopen

Global Apparel Spend Forecast to Plummet by Nearly $300bn in 2020, says GlobalData

D.C. Public Schools Turns to GPO Procurement Services for Printing of Instructional Materials During COVID–19

Breakthrough Virus Control Technology from Livinguard Can Destroy Human Coronavirus 229e

Second-Generation Minuteman Press Franchise in North Olmsted, Ohio Celebrates 16 Years and Rallies Community to Bounce Back from COVID-19

Heidelberg #We4You

Gerber Technology Partners with PCIAW to Increase Production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the U.K.

Luminer Reports Increase in Extended Content Label Orders, Due to Coronavirus-Related Clinical Trials

ICG Members: Keeping the Supply Chain Rolling While Giving Back

HP Graphics Print Providers Continue to Support the Health and Well-Being of Local Communities

Wheeler Financial from Pitney Bowes Finances New Screening Technology for Aspirar Medical Lab

CMYUK Textiles Secures Substantial Stock Volumes for Protective Healthcare Gowns and Community Masks

Two Sides Says Direct Mail Provides Opportunity for Brands to Cut Through the Noise

Global Textile Printing Market to Record a Robust Growth Rate for the COVID-19 Period

Quad to Include Webcast and Telephone Access for 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Pitney Bowes Delivers Support for Small Businesses and Communities

Selling Strategies for Perpetual Winners Available Now

Support for FuturePrint Virtual Summit Continues to Grow

Cenveo’s COVID-19 Communications Insights

DREWSEN’s Handling of the Coronavirus

Quadient Supports Dress for Success’ Growing Urgency for Digital Services due to the Impact of COVID-19

We Are Here: Roland Academy Expands Online with Fresh Weekly Content

Afera's 9th Annual Technical Seminar Postponed to 12 - 14 April 2021

thINK Announces thINK Ahead 2020 Will Shift from an In-Person Event to a Live, One-of-a-Kind, Dynamic Virtual Event

U.S. Paper and Wood Products Industry Sets Record-High Levels of Tissue Production During COVID-19 Pandemic

Roland Hero Elite Signs Lend a Hand to the NHS

Gerber Technology Announces Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Retooling Package

Popular Introduction to Flexography Course from Sonoco Institute Now Offered Online

The Impact of COVID-19 on Aluminium Foil Packaging Market Growth, Sales in 2020 & Opportunity to 2030, Concludes Fact.MR

Print Industry in Times of COVID-19 - Heidelberg Presents Print Media Industry Climate Report

Energiapura – A Trailblazer in Reusable, Customized Protective Masks that are Also Fashion Accessories

Durst Produces “Community Masks” at Brixen Headquarters

Domtar Provides Update on Capacity Reduction Plan to Address Ongoing COVID-19 Business Conditions

Upcoming Webinar: Navigating Printing Business During Lockdown

SGIA Presents Virtual Color Management Boot Camps

Senior Leadership Invest in Xaar’s Future

UV Industry Associations Discourage the Use of UV Light on the Human Body to Disinfect Against the Coronavirus

Roland DGA Update

SGIA Announces “COVID-19: Ask the Experts” Webinar Series

Two Sides Presents the Facts Relating To Covid-19 Transmission Through Paper/Cardboard Surfaces

COVID-19 Lockdowns Prompt 'Jigsaw Explorer' to Open Its Online Jigsaw Puzzle Platform to Other Websites

Rolls-Royce Selects Mimeo To Print Ventilator Documentation

Smart Pill Boxes And Bottles Market to Exhibit Rapid Surge in Consumption in the COVID-19 Crisis

Integration Technology Adds Virus Sanitiser to Portable-UV Range

Keeping You Connected: Print, Paper and Digital Technology, #WeAreInThisTogether

Xerox to Manufacture Hospital-Grade Sanitizer in U.S. and Canada for Frontline Healthcare Workers

Casual Dining Post COVID-19 National Survey Commissioned by Dinetec, a Sandy Alexander Company

Shelby County Schools Names Mimeo as Initial Print Provider

Printing Industry Trends amid COVID-19 Crisis

Proforma Offers Free Fundraising Program to Help Organizations

Gardiner Graphics Group PPE Visor

Aptar Requests U.S. FDA Emergency Use Authorization for N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator Decontamination with ActivShield

Y Soft News Alert: 74% Intend to Shift 5% of Previously In-Office Workers to Permanent Remote Positions Post-COVID 19

Thomas Printworks Provides Printing Solutions for Customers Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

Printers Added to Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers by Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency

TLMI Takes Industry Leadership Role During COVID-19 Crisis

Print Drives America Franklin Event Rescheduled for Late Fall

Chromatic Technologies’ Scientists Join Fight Against COVID-19 Virus

Mimaki’s Together We Print Supports Print Community

SCREEN Bolsters Its Service, Parts and Consumables Systems to Do Its Part in Helping Keep the Nation’s Supply Chain Moving During the Pandemic

ARC Receives NYSE Listing Standard Notice and Announces Response to Pandemic Crisis

“Us Against Viruses”: Steritube Systems for Air Disinfection

Felix Schoeller Group Responds to Corona Pandemic with Targeted Measures

Chemical to Apply Surcharges on Latin American Solvent-Based Inks and Varnishes

GPO Teammate 3-D Prints Face Shields for Maryland Hospital During COVID–19

W+D/BICMA Hygiene Group Develops Production System for Protective Face Masks

ACG Continues Production to Meet Mission-critical Pharmaceutical Requirements to Combat COVID-19, with Employee Safety a Top Priority Across Operations

Printing 3D Equipment to Fight COVID-19

COVID-19 Special Update: Essential Print and Paycheck Protection Program

Miraclon’s Response to Industry Questions about the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

Konica Minolta Unites Globally in Innovation and Humanitarianism

Labels for "Salute the NHS"

Minuteman Press International Launches Bounce Back USA Initiative Providing Free Local Business Listings and COVID-19 Safety Posters Across Entire Franchise System

Mimeo Supports Intercept Pharmaceuticals Continued Training Amidst Pandemic

Evergreen Packaging’s Commitment in Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mimaki Provides Reinvestment Solutions to Help Businesses Grow

Gerber Technology Brings Together Industry Suppliers to Increase Production and Availability of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

BillerudKorsnäs to Postpone this Year´s PIDA

Top Value Fabrics launches COVID-19 Resource Center

Entrepreneur Joins Forces to Create Mask-Making Business

Bobst Communication on COVID-19 - Update #5

Vanguard Digital Printing Systems Offer Rebate to Clients Supporting Frontline Responders

Sakurai USA Extends Remote Operations Through April 30th in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Graphic Arts Advisors Responds to Coronavirus Crisis

Domtar Announces Temporary Idling of Paper Capacity to Address COVID-19 Related Business Impact

Adhesive Tapes Provide the Invisible Bonds that Keep Essential Industries Up and Running

Quad Provides Business Update Related to COVID-19

Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) Releases Online Disaster Recovery Toolkit

Blackman & White to Cut Through Covid-19 PPE Shortage with New Visor

Gerber Technology Partners with Hardwire, LLC to Rapidly Expand Production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Xeikon Committed to Providing Ongoing Critical Support to all its customers during Corona Crisis

BMI Launches New Website to Inform Book Industry About Manufacturing Status

PIA's COVID-19 Special Update: SBA Loans

FESPA Brasil 2020 Announces New Dates and Schedule

Massivit 3D Contributes to Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic, Producing High Quality 3D Printed Personal Protection Equipment in Record Time

Allied Printing Services, an Essential Business, Provides Relief to Local Community by Producing Much Needed PPE

Printers’ Impact: Time Printing Solutions Provider Produces Sanitation Signage During Coronavirus Pandemic

Bobst Communication on COVID-19 - Update #4

Free PaperSpecs "5 in 5" Series Inspires Designers to Up Their Print Design Skills While Working from Home

APTech’s LeadingPRINT Summit to Go Virtual on April 28

Graphics Printers Mobilize Globally to Support Public Health

Get 3D Printed Respirators, Donates Proceeds to COVID Fund

FuturePrint Virtual Summit Launches 2-4 June To Provide Help in Turbulent Times

Nilpeter Business Continues Despite COVID-19

Kodak Supplies Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) to New York State to Aid in Production of “NYS Clean” Hand Sanitizer

Canon U.S.A. To Host Virtual Press Conference For New Professional Imaging Products And Technologies

Printable Pages for Productivity and Learning

Xitron Initiates Stimulus Package for Printers

SGIA, NAPCO Media, PIA and Its Affiliates Come Together to Launch Dedicated COVID-19 Resource Channel

COVID-19 Update: Nazdar Facilities Remain Open

Phase 3 Marketing & Communications Shifts Business Focus to Produce Protective Face Shields and Protection Barriers

Print Manufacturer Producing 5,000 PETG Face Shields Per Day

For Heidelberg, Customer Support Has Priority

SOMIC Operations Proceed in Germany and North America with COVID-19 Measures in Place

LexJet Provides Webcast for Printshops During & After COVID-19

IUVA Releases Fact Sheet on UV Disinfection for COVID-19

CARES Act Passed by Congress; on to President for Signature

Graphic Arts Advisors Responds to Coronavirus Crisis

PrintLink Graphic Placement Specialists Providing Support to Candidates and Clients During COVID-19 Situation

Delphax Solutions Inc. Announces “#PrintingStrong” COVID-19 Recovery Program for the Printing Industry

Strong Under Pressure: Automating Print Data Workflows out of the Home Office

Minuteman Press Franchise Owners Rally to Help Stop the Spread of Coronavirus and Show Print Is Essential

Governor: Allow Print Service Providers to Support Virus Suppression

Double A Paper Official Statement Regarding COVID-19

Colter & Peterson Providing Support to Supply Chain Customers During COVID-19 Situation

Canva Offers Covid-19 Content Templates for Printers

Quarantine and Chill: New CBD-Infused Body Oil and Pain Patch Help You Stay Calm + Well

COVID-19 N95 Masks Market Size Witness Exponential Growth by 2027

Koenig & Bauer Classified as System-Relevant in Italy

WhatTheyThink to Host Virtual Technology Outlook Week May 18-22, 2020

ISA Webinar Friday, March 27: Families First Coronavirus Response Act—What You Need To Know

Hunkeler Innovationdays: Postponement to 2022

Fujifilm Remains Committed to Supporting Graphic Communications Industry

Digital Signage Expo 2020 Announces New Show Dates

GMG Americas Remains Fully Operational through COVID-19

Print in a Time Of Virus: Longtime Xante Customer Reacts Creatively to Crisis

Deluxe Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings Release Information; Actions to Lessen Near-Term Business Impact of COVID-19

RBP COVID-19 Update

Xplor International Announces Re-Scheduling of 2020 Event

HYBRID Software Promises Uninterrupted Service to its Customers, Including Free, Temporary Software Licenses for Those Working at Home

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Coronavirus RFI

Gerber Technology Using China Experience to help Global Customers and Increase Production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Eckhart & Company's Response to COVID-19

Connect with Zund—From Anywhere

Marketing Resources for Printers Offers Coronavirus Resources for Printers

Afera Sharing COVID-19 Best Practices and Experiences

Tower Products Inc. Is Open for Business!

Business Continuity Confirmed for Tecnau Offices Based in North of Italy (update March 24, 2020)

Color-Logic Offers Free Metallic Files to All Printers

Update From DCOS, Tensor & Amal on the Current Covid-19 Situation

TLMI Letter to Congress

A Note from Trekk: Marketing in the Age of COVID-19 

Bobst Communication on COVID-19 - Update #3

Gerber Calls on Manufacturers to Join the Fight Against COVID-19

IIMAK is an Essential Business

INX International Continues Work Amid Global COVID-19 Crisis

We Are Here: Roland DG to Support, Inspire and Invigorate Our Community

Voice of the Car Summit Becomes Worldwide Online Event, April 7-8, 2020

Canon Medical to Commence Development of a Rapid Genetic Testing System for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Learn How Taylor Is Responding To COVID-19 Challenges

FESPA 2020 Events to Return to Madrid in October 2020

COVID-19 Kao Collins Customer Update

Flint Group Confirms Business Continuity During COVID-19 Pandemic

Bobst Communication on COVID-19 - Update #2

Sitma Machinery Loses Founder Aris Ballestrazzi to Coronavirus

Sakurai USA Announces Action Plan in Response to Illinois Governor’s Stay at Home Order During COVID-19 Crisis

Ultimaker Connects 3D Printing Hubs, Experts, and Designers with Hospitals to Enable 3D Printing Support During Coronavirus Outbreak

TentCraft Launches Hospital and Medical Screening Tents

Ricoh INTERACT 2020 Postponed

A Message from Trotec Laser About COVID-19

Bobst Communication on COVID-19 - Update #1

Phoenix Challenge Competition Updates During COVID-19

Minuteman Press Offers Coronavirus Pandemic and Customer Service in Times of Crisis – 5 Business Management Tips

Global Graphics Accelerates drupa Product Announcements

ManageArtworks on Helping Businesses Stay Connected in Response to Coronavirus

COVID-19 Update from Focus Label Machinery

Uninet Corporate COVID-19 Update

No Disruption to USPS Operations for COVID-19 at Quad Graphics

Cenveo Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Update

Komori Looks Ahead to Rescheduled drupa in 2021

PI CONNECT 2020 Imaging Conference Announces New September Dates

Converters Expo Announces New Dates for 2020 Event Due to COVID-19/ Coronavirus Outbreak

Bobst Communication on COVID-19

Sun Chemical Issues Updated Supply Chain Statement

Cenveo Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Update

Avery Dennison to Hold 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Virtually

PIA Calls for Swift Legislative Action in Response to COVID-19

Top Value Fabrics Coronavirus Update

FSEA and IADD Cancel the Joint Conference Scheduled for April

Adobe Enables Distance Learning Globally for Schools Impacted by COVID-19

Proforma Cancels Million Dollar Club; Issues Work From Home Policy

AF&PA Response to Increased Consumer Demand for Tissue Products

INX International Addresses COVID-19 Supply Chain Impact and Customer Concerns

drupa postponed to April 2021

AWA Sleeve Label Conference Postponed

In Response to COVID-19, ACG Implements Work from Home Policy, and Takes Other Progressive Measures to Ensure Workforce and Public Health

FESPA Brasil 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus Situation

Mutoh America, Inc. - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

PRINT UV 2020 Conference Postponed Due to COVID-19

Digital Signage Expo 2020 Postponed - Will Stage in Late Summer/Early Fall

Continuous Improvement 2020 Conference Cancelled

Infigo Software Supports Sensible Decision to Postpone Dscoop Edge Orlando 2020 and Offers a Virtual Alternative on 31 March

Mimaki Announces Innovative Virtual Event to Inspire, Inform and Engage with Customers and Prospects

ISA Sign Expo Postponed Until August

TAGA Annual Technical Conference Cancelled Due to Evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

CPS Global Update on Coronavirus

Sign & Digital UK 2020 Suspended to 2 to 4 March 2021

CHILI publish Cancels drupa Participation Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Concerns

FESPA 2020 Event Postponed

Tarsus Postpones Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2020

Coronavirus Preparedness at Cenveo

INX International Addresses Supply Chain Impact Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Health and Safety Resources

CDC: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

Everyday Steps, Steps When Someone is Sick, and Considerations for Employers


CDC: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Plan, Prepare and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019


OSHA: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 (PDF)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed this COVID-19 planning guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices. It focuses on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), as well as considerations for doing so.


OSHA: Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19) (PDF)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed this to guide employers and workers on general practices to help prevent exposure to coronavirus.

Industry Community Content

Navigating Through Challenging Times - Printing Company Leaders Discuss COVID-19 and its Potential Impact

This is the first of a series of discussions with print industry business leaders, who discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is, and could continue to, impact their businesses. APTech's Ken Garner talks with Mike Graff, President and CEO of Sandy Alexander, Gina Danner, CEO of NextPage and Jon Budington, CEO of More Vang.


How will COVID-19 impact sales and marketing? How will print, mail, and communication change as we see our way through this storm?

How will COVID-19 impact sales and marketing? How will print, mail, and communication change as we see our way through this storm? Panel Moderated by David Rosendahl, President of Mindfire.