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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

Finding Our Way: Printed Signage Helps us to Navigate Safely Through the COVID-19 World.

Wayfinding signage abruptly evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contributor Mark Vruno looks at how sign companies coped with the change—and surge—in demand.


Vax Populi: Now that COVID Vaccinations Are Underway, What Does That Mean for Display Graphics?

Signage has almost always been one of the most essential means of communicating important messages, which was why wide-format and sign shops early on in the pandemic were considered “essential services.” Health and safety messaging was the killer app for display graphics in 2020, and that is going to remain the case for the foreseeable future. Here’s what to look for.


In Many Companies, New Digital Workflows Will Outlast the Pandemic

Some of the digital processes that were implemented out of necessity when the pandemic hit will likely persist even once the pandemic has subsided. This article discusses the implications of business process digitization and cites recent research from Keypoint Intelligence to explore considerations for the future.


Virtual Events: The Pros and Cons

2020 and a good part of 2021 will be seen as the time of virtual events. It was either that or put everything on hold, which clearly was not an option. There was great hope that we would be back to in-person events by spring of 2021, but one by one, scheduled events such as drupa and Interpack, FESPA, TechTextil/TexProcess, and more were either cancelled, converted to virtual events, or postponed until late summer or fall. We spoke to a number of folks—organizers, sponsors and attendees—to get their views about the value of these events. We also included some virtual event questions in a broader survey.


Identifying New Business Opportunities in a Challenging Environment

Even with vaccines being distributed, it will likely be quite some time before the coronavirus becomes part of our history rather than our daily reality. Much like the virus, though, PSPs are proving themselves to be quite resilient. This article explores the actions that various printing companies are exploring so they can maintain—or even accelerate—growth as we emerge from the pandemic.


Uncovering New Opportunities for Print During Unprecedented Times

Although the ongoing pandemic is certainly not the first hurdle that the printing industry has encountered, printers have proven themselves to be very resilient during challenging times. Past recessions have certainly impacted the print industry, but they didn’t happen seemingly overnight the way COVID did. This article explores how PSPs are leveraging their core competencies to uncover new opportunities that will carry them to the future.


Poll: Pandemic Is Fueling a Resurgence in QR Codes

Is the COVID-19 pandemic fueling a rise in the use of QR codes? Yes, and for a simple reason—they provide a safe, touchless way to communicate between businesses and their customers. We see this anecdotally, but data from a recent poll by MobileIron support this observation, as well.


COVID-19 Sales Strategy: Think of Your Customer’s Customer

Selling during the pandemic is like selling during a widespread economic downturn. You have to figure out the market segments who are least impacted or, in COVID-19’s case. find the companies who are positively impacted. Directing your sales efforts is critical to closing new business.


Lessons in Success During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part 2)

As it has become clear that the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be deeper and longer than many expected, printers have an important question to ask: What differentiates the companies that thrive during a recession and those that do not? In this Part 2 on this topic, we look at two additional examples of printing companies that have invested and innovated their way to success.


Developing Successful Direct Mail Campaigns in the COVID Era

In today’s business climate, it is more important than ever for businesses to engage their customers and prospects via a channel that gets noticed. Although e-mail might seem like the easy choice, today’s digital inboxes are being inundated with messaging. This article explores how brands can use direct mail to connect with their customers and stay top of mind during the pandemic.


Print Business Data in 2020/COVID-19

It is hard to think of a time in recent history when we have been so captivated by data. The COVID-19 global pandemic has had us glued to data for the better part of eight months. Data is guiding the day-to-day recommendations of epidemiologists around the world and it will also guide when a vaccine is safe to release. In any industry, a strong data foundation is critical to enable companies to make proactive decisions that will move businesses forward.


Graphco’s Chris Manley Paints a Positive Picture for the Printing Industry

The pandemic and the economic and political uncertainty have cast a pall on many aspects of our lives. But it’s not all bad news. Graphco President Chris Manley joins the chorus of voices that sees growth and opportunity in printing—some going as far as to call it the Golden Age of Printing. Here’s how Manley explains it.


A Sign of the Times: Three Ways COVID-19 Made the Signs and Graphics Industry more Essential than Ever

The signs and graphics industry has become essential to the recovery of small business communities worldwide, and its value has only grown as the pandemic has gone on. Guest contributor Mike Cline, Vice President of Franchise Development at Alliance Franchise Brands, looks at three ways meaningful graphic displays have shown to be a crucial tool for businesses in both the fight against, and recovery from, the coronavirus.


Digital Stress Provides an Opportunity for Print

Although many have adjusted to the changes brought on by COVID-19, 2020 has undoubtedly been a very strange year. A sudden over-dependency on digital channels opens the door for print to present itself as a positive alternative during a stressful year.


A Matter of Degrees: Temperature Detection Systems and Signage

As we enter “the new normal,” temperature detection systems and signage may become important elements of compliance and liability for businesses. This article looks at Altoros, a veteran professional IT services and software provider that has entered the temperature signage market.


User Adoption and a Useful Crisis (COVID-19)

A crisis is also an opportunity, and COVID-19 is no exception. The rate of adaptation taking place is one of the most powerful forces at play in 2020. Entire populations are expanding their comfort zones with online tools, remote learning, and working from home.


New Directory Connects Manufacturers and Suppliers to Meet PPE Needs

Colorkarma and Gerber Technology have teamed up to help local manufacturers quickly adjust and ramp up production lines to meet need for personal protective equipment (PPE). Together, they have launched a new PPE Task Force Directory.


COVID-19 Spurs Proofing Innovation at Continental Web Press—and Wins New Business

When clients are used to traveling for press checks of color-sensitive documents, then a global pandemic severely hampers business travel, how do you continue to meet the needs of those clients? You create a brand-new proofing solution. At least, that’s what you do if you’re Continental Web Press.


How the Pandemic is Affecting the Textiles Supply Chain...Or Is It?

Even before the pandemic, there was lots of discussion about how the textiles and apparel industry needed to re-examine its supply chain both for increased efficiencies and to reduce the industry’s environmental footprint. Has the pandemic accelerated this? Learn more.


Getting the Goods Online

Although sales reps might not be able to visit offices in person for quite some time, this doesn’t mean that sales channels have been hung out to dry. There are still plenty of ways to reach customers and prospects so they can see your offerings online. This article shares some tactics for standing out from the pack and ensuring that your digital content does what you need.


Industry News

Vaccines: Antares Vision Technology to Ensure Safety and Transparency Visual Inspection and Serialization for the Integrity and Traceability of the Single Dose

Uvitron International Cures Production Problem with COVID-19 Nasal Swabs

Aptar CSP’s Technologies Activ-Film™ Technology Protects New At-Home Prescription and OTC COVID-19 Tests

Infosource Has Identified How Covid-19 Is Changing the Office Equipment Industry

PCMC Adds Virus-Killing Wet Wipes Machines Rx200 and Mako Clipper to Nonwovens Lineup

Risk of Untargeted Direct Mail as 37.5% of Customer Data Rendered Obsolete by COVID-19

Minuteman Press Franchise in Lutz, FL Focuses on Relationships and High-Demand Products to Spark Record Monthly Sales During COVID-19 Pandemic

Keep Me Posted: Paper Correspondence Is Bridging the Digital Divide in Vaccine Rollout

Minuteman Press Franchise in Fredericksburg, VA Supports Local Businesses During COVID-19

TLMI Addresses Pandemic’s Impact on North American Narrow Web Industry in Latest Edition of Market Watch

Toppan Develops Film-Type Virusweeper™ Packaging with Antiviral and Antibacterial Functions

Y Soft Announces COVID-Safe and Secure MFX Mobile Reader for User Authentication

Aptar’s Activ-Film™ Technology Selected to Protect New SARS Rapid Antigen Test for COVID-19 Diagnosis

FESPA Brasil Postponed

Manroland Sheetfed Opens the Taps as Pre-Crisis Order Levels Return

Helping Our Clients Adapt and Grow Through COVID-19

Fisher Textiles Adds GF5019AM Symmetry Plus, Enhanced with IFR and Antimicrobial

Canon Solutions America, Inc., Offers welloStationX Temperature Screening Station

Ellume Announces $231.8 Million Agreement with the U.S. Government

Domtar President and CEO John D. Williams to Take Temporary Medical Leave of Absence

Nelson Ho Posts Second GCAG Article—The Myths of EHS Compliance

French Manufacturer, Bonneterie Chanteclair, Digitalizes with Gerber to Transform for the Pandemic Era

New WhatTheyThink “Divisional Graphics” White Paper Looks at New Opportunities for Sign & Display Producers

Minuteman Press Franchise in Fairfield, CT Empowers Local Businesses to Grow Sales During COVID-19

Fashion Incubator Reaches Sustainable PPE Milestone

Vycom Vintec Clear PVC Sheets Ideal for Use as a Barrier in a Variety of Environments

Gerber Technology Joins Forces to Donate 5,000 Gowns to Organizations in Need

EFI Reggiani’s Great Textile Success in Russia: New Opportunities and Prospects of the Russian Textile Market

Image360 Tampa-Ybor City Invests in Advanced Equipment to Provide Solutions During Pandemic

Not All Antimicrobial Coatings and Products Are Created Equal

RELYCO Donates 35,000 Face Shields to NH Municipalities & Grocers

Face Mask Material Innovations Needed as Demand Surges Due to the Pandemic

International Minute Press Franchise in Peoria, AZ Drives Community Outreach and Success as Essential Printing Business During COVID-19

GPO Print Procurement Program Helps Stimulate Local Economies During COVID-19 Pandemic

Toppan and Suntory Liquors Release Design Data for Face Shields for Eating and Drinking

Minuteman Press Lights Up New COVID-19 Testing Clinics with Drytac Viziprint Illuminate

Brite Frame Fabricators Identified as an Industry Disruptor by Shifting Focus to Safety Partitions

ICE Europe, CCE International and InPrint Munich 2021 Postponed

Gerber Technology and Burlington Medical Form Long-Term Partnership to Support Burlington Medical’s Digital Transformation Initiative

Kodak Wins an EDP Award 2020 for its New Antimicrobial Clear Dry Ink for KODAK NEXFINITY and NEXPRESS Digital Presses

WHO References AATCC in Face Covering Guidance

FESPA Postpones 2021 Global Print Expo in Amsterdam to October 2021

The Cannata Report Raises More Than $130,000 to Support Hackensack Meridian Health Circle of Compassion

FPA Updates Flexible Packaging Market Tracker for Members; Adds COVID-19 Impacts Data

Gerber Technology Helps Gabel Basket Brigade Donate 1,000 Meals to Families in Need

drupa 2021 Cancelled—Goes Online as “Virtual.drupa”

Win Yang’s New Antibacterial Fabric Provides A Fresh Solution for Sports Activewear

Minuteman Press Franchise Owner Peter Castorena Grows Sales During COVID-19, Sends Giant Thank You Gift to Franchisor Minuteman Press International

OKI Europe Launches “Adapt Today” Campaign Offering Free Business Agility Pack to Help Customers Adjust to Evolving Market Conditions

The Antimicrobial Treated Mask that Stands Out from the Crowd

International Minute Press in Cary, NC Shows Steady Growth and Helps Local Businesses Overcome COVID-19 Challenges Together

Smart MailHub Addresses Work From Home Challenges in Large Organizations

Minuteman Press Printing Franchise in Greeley, CO Steps Up to Support Local Businesses and Community During COVID-19

Upcoming WhatTheyThink LunchNLearn Webinar Looks at Divisional Graphics

Signage Takes the Floor – Is the Opportunity for Promotional Floor Graphics Looking Up as We All Look Down?

Supporting Healthcare Heroes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Canon Solutions America, Inc. Delivers Over 1,300 Printers to NYC Health + Hospitals

MS Printing - Success Story Providencia

Tiong Liong Empowers Global Buyers with Digital Material Platform to Meet Increased Sourcing Needs

Joanne Gore to Present: Marketing in a COVID and Post-COVID World – Solving the Puzzle, to the Reprographic Services Association (RSA)

Avery Dennison Donates Floor Graphics for Polling Locations in Northeast Ohio to Help Make Voting Safe and Smooth

Evolution St. Louis Serving Brands Impacted by Foreign Supply Chain Instability Amid COVID-19

Screenworks Launches Antiviral Gloves Through Bumpaa™ Brand

ProShield, Killing Harmful Viruses With One Simple Nano Coating

O.MOSA Offers Total Knitted Solutions To Combat COVID-19

DuPont Image Solutions Announces Withdrawal from drupa 2021

Cardiff University Starts New Academic Year with Drytac Social Distancing Signage

Nekoosa Launches New, Triple Threat Trifecta™ Pressure Sensitive Vinyl Film

Troika Systems Calls on Printers to Measure and Control for COVID-19 Stability

Minuteman Press Franchise in Houston Westchase District Helps Local Businesses Bounce Back from COVID-19

Videotel Digital Adds to its Touchless Product Line for Digital Signage

Kernow Launches New KlearGuard Film for High Contact Surfaces

RIKEN, Suntory Liquors and Toppan Printing Collaborate to Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Infection at Restaurants and Bars

Durst UVC-R Air Disinfection System - Quality of Life for the New Normality

Drytac Helps Ensure Floor Graphics Are Safe and Legal in Public Spaces

Cal Poly Students Use Graphic Communication Skills to Promote COVID Safety Measures

Pitney Bowes BOXpoll™ Finds COVID-19 Habits Are Here to Stay

Resilient to Crisis: KHS Supports its Customers with Digital Systems and Solutions During the Corona Pandemic

Paper and Packaging Industry Campaign Thanks Essential Workers

Five Key Learnings from COVID-19

Philadelphia Eagles and Ricoh Deliver a Winning Play to Help Fans Support Team and Charity

Globe Print Prints over 15km of Social Distancing Graphics on Drytac Media

DREWSEN’s Handling of the Coronavirus

Neenah Introduces conVerd Board® Wipe Clean™ and DigiScape® FootPrint™ Safe and Sustainable Wide Format Solutions for Conducting Business During COVID-19

New Antimicrobial Film from Drytac Helps Keep Surfaces Hygienic 24/7

Vinehall Displays Keeps Operating During Lockdown

FESPA Mexico Exhibition Postponed to September 2021

Battling Digital Overload, Over Half of U.S. Remote Workers Report Increased Reliance on Analog Tools

Lockdown Leads to “Go Direct” CreaseStream Turnaround Success

International Minute Press Franchise in Gastonia, NC Works to Lift Community During COVID-19 Pandemic

Cosmo Films Launches BOPP Clear Thermal Lamination Film with Antimicrobial Properties

Antimicrobial Coatings Are on the Front Lines of the Fight Against COVID-19

InPrint Milan 2020 Cancelled

Successful Ontario Minuteman Press Family Franchise Helps Local Economy During COVID-19

Tarsus Postpones Labelexpo/Brand Print India 2020

Gerber MCT Cutter Empowers Colorwave Graphics to Transform During COVID-19 Pandemic

Industrial Inkjet Printing Proves Resilient During the Pandemic

Mark Andy Sees Noticeable Business Uptick in Second Half of 2020

TheIJC 2020 Cancelled

As COVID-19 Concerns Continue, WWP Beauty Launches Line of Personal Protection Products

FESPA Eurasia Postponed to December 2021

Fisher Textiles Expands PPE Lineup with Face Mask and Gown Fabrics

UK Textile Manufacturer Launches Antiviral Fabrics for Workwear

Mimeo Builds a One-Stop Print Storefront for A+ College Ready

JTAPE installs Mark Andy Digital One to Personalize Face Shields

DesignRiver Launches New COVID-19 Templates For Printing Businesses

Navitor Launches Recovery Tools to Help Businesses and Communicate Important Messages Regarding COVID-19 Safety

FASTSIGNS® Continues Nationwide Growth As an Essential Business Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Protective Clothing Market 2019 – 2026

GPO Named Most Valuable Employer During COVID-19 Pandemic

International Minute Press Flagstaff, AZ Lifts Community During COVID-19

PACK EXPO Cancelled for First Time in 60-plus Year History

DocuCopies Helps Students Learn with Expanded Curriculum Printing & Mailing

Ephektiv Distributes Printed Training Amidst Pandemic With Mimeo

Minuteman Press in Buffalo Gives Back to Front Line Workers and Supports Local Businesses During COVID-19

FLEXcon Introduces Floor Graphic Materials for Flexo Printing

Kopp Glass’ 9530 UV Advances UV Sterilization and Disinfection for COVID-19 Applications

GPA and Mindfire: Recovering Revenue in a Changing Economy-Webinar

#XPLOR20 Is Going Virtual

Minuteman Press Franchise Helps Local UK Businesses Bounce Back from COVID-19 in Bath and NE Somerset

CHEMEX Is Supplying PPEs to Help Health Care Personnel against COVID-19

COVID-19 Impact on Variable Data Printing and How Domino K600i Digital UV Inkjet Printer Provides the Solution

enVie Supplies Vulnerable People with Food During Covid-19

COVID-19 Has Birthed a New Generation of Fashion and Accessory Designers

FESPA Africa Postponed to 2021

Dscoop Edge Rescheduled for May 16 – 18, 2021

How CMYUK Has Helped 3 Sixty Ace the Demand for Floor Graphics During Lockdown

Minuteman Press Franchise in Turnersville, NJ Supports Local Businesses During COVID-19 with PPE, Social Distancing Printing Products and Free Marketing Website Bounce Back Turnersville

Increased Demand by Corona – German Cyber Security Training Company SoSafe Secures Additional Investment and New Investor Acton Capital

Fisher Textiles Introduces DisenfectexTM Printable Fabrics Treated with HeiQ V-Block

CMYUK Announces Special Pricing for Back-to-Work Social Distancing Materials

Inkjet Insight Webinar: Rethinking Catalogs, August 10, 2020 at 01:00 PM Eastern

Polymeric Group Announces Licensing of SilvaKure™ Antimicrobial Coating Technology

MailPix Offering Personalized Face Masks with Optional Carbon Filters

Easyfairs Postpones Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London to December

Social Distancing Signage On The Go

OKI Europe Partners with German Broadcaster WDR on Social Distancing Campaign Designed for Children

RIT Rallies: Printing Company Creates Face Shields

Shortened Dates for drupa 2021: April 20 – 28

Help for Heroes: Brett Martin Plastic Sheets Supports Denroy in the Manufacturing of More than 600,000 Visors for NHS Frontline Staff

Printers’ Impact: GM Nameplate Customizes Face Shields with Heidelberg’s Versafire EV

Digital Signage Expo 2020 Revises Show Dates to Nov. 11-13

Appvion Announces Antimicrobial Technology

Fusion Cross-Media Reinvents its Business to Support for Frontline Workers, Leveraging Ricoh Technology

Komori Cancels its Participation in drupa 2021

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas 2020 Postponed Until Next Editions

ARC Successfully Re-Engineers Company for Post-COVID Era

Burnishine Announces the Addition of Sanitizing Surface Cleaners and Wipes, Hand Sanitizing Gel & PPE Full Face Shields

Companies are Protecting Their Workers with a Ring or Wrist-Mounted Scanner

HP Donates D300e BioPrinters to NGOs, Universities, and Research Institutions to Accelerate Drug and Vaccine Research to Combat COVID-19

AXYZ Partners with Acrylite® for Special Promotion and Training to Fight COVID-19

Rochester’s City Blue Imaging Provides Cost-Effective Solutions for Local Small Businesses Utilizing Canon’s imagePRESS Technology

Get Social Distancing Signs Right with New Guide from Drytac

DocuCopies Supports Print Resellers During Economic Uncertainty

Minuteman Press Franchise Reviews How Print is Essential With Infographic

Canon Solutions America Announces “IDEAS COVID-19 Assist” for Auto Dealers

How the Pre-COVID Relationship Between CMYUK and Northern Flags Strengthened into a Trusted Partnership During Lockdown and Beyond

Donation from Peterborough Manufacturer Helps Families in Pakistan Access Clean Water

The Unseen Heroes of the Coronavirus Pandemic: Northwell Health Utilizes Canon’s Technology to Produce Badges for Frontline Workers

Koenig & Bauer: Responsibility and Sound Judgement in Times of Pandemic

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

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.