You can help attract younger employees to the printing industry!
Published on March 15, 2016
John Berthelsen, VP of Business Development of the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF), talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about the tools available from PGSF to promote career opportunities in the printing industry. PGSF needs your support in educating today's students about opportunities in the industry, which is facing challenges due to an aging workforce, many of whom are preparing for retirement.
The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is a not-for-profit, private, industry-directed organization that dispenses undergraduate college scholarships and graduate fellowship assistance to talented men and women interested in graphic communication careers. The mission of the PGSF is “To strengthen the print and graphic communication industry by providing scholarship assistance.”
To donate to the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation visit https://pgsf.org
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The Wrath of Frank
Published: April 3, 2020
Frank argues vociferously that print is an essential industry and print businesses must remain open during this very difficult time in our history. Our trade associations have been active in contacting government representatives to plead our case.
Waren Werbitt Says, “We Will Come Back From This”
Published: April 1, 2020
Print evangelist Warren Werbitt is going a little stir crazy—as is everyone—but insists that we will come back from this crisis. Although he has no one to sell to at the moment—his customers are busy trying to figure out how they’re going to get through this—he feels it is important to keep in touch with customers, not to sell them anything, but to make sure they’re OK, and let them know you’re there for them.
Memjet and the Expansion of Single-Pass Inkjet Printing
Published: March 30, 2020
Kevin Shimamoto, CMO for Memjet, talks to David Zwang about how Memjet’s inkjet technology platforms and OEM partners are expanding single-pass inkjet into the mainstream printing market and beyond, into new and different applications.
Frank Goes Viral
Published: March 27, 2020
Frank comments on the postponement of drupa and its effect on the printing industry. Vendors who were planning to introduce new technologies in Dusseldorf will now use fall events like Brand Print America and PRINTING United to do so—or, like HP, host their own virtual events. Regardless, the COVID-19 crisis is going to make this a challenging year for the industry, but hopefully we will come out on the other side.
Warren Werbitt Says, “You Still Need to Get in Front of Your Client!”
Published: March 25, 2020
Flushed with excitement, print evangelist Warren Werbitt asks, “Now how are we going to reach our customers?” He plumbs the depths of direct mail, which is the best choice for customer outreach, and encourages everyone to use direct mail to stay in front of customers. If you haven’t taken the plunge and tried direct mail before, it's not to late to start showering it on your clients.
FASTSIGNS Vero Beach and ABC Printing Co-Brand to Offer Complete Signage and Commercial Printing Services
Published: March 23, 2020
Gordon Sellers, FASTSIGNS Vero Beach, Fla., and & Chris Beals, ABC Printing, talk about the evolution of their partnership. ABC Printing was founded in 1975 as a quick printer. When Gordon opened FASTSIGNS Vero Beach, Chis became a top customer, selling signs to his customers and acquiring them from FASTSIGNS—and Gordon’s customers also needed small-format printing. As their partnership grew, they decided to take advantage of FASTSIGNS’ Co-Branding program.