Dan Marx

Dan Marx

Dan Marx, Senior Editor of the Impressions Group, holds extensive knowledge of the graphic communications industry, resulting from his nearly three decades working closely with business owners, equipment and materials developers, and thought leaders.

The Value and Challenges of First Right of Refusal

While just over a third of in-plants have “first right of refusal,” many more would love to obtain it. Despite the benefits it can bring to a parent organization — including protecting the organization’s brand — securing this right can be complicated.

IPI PRUE 2023 Reg

Registration is now open for PRINTING United Expo, taking place October 18-20 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Disabled Workers: A Potential Boon for Your In-plant

Hiring people with disabilities can provide access to a dedicated, capable workforce that is excited about their work. In-plants that have done this are discovering benefits they hadn’t imagined.

The Path Forward for Inkjet

Following an intense second day of the 2023 Inkjet Summit, attendees settled in for the third and final day and shared day-before takeaways with others.

Four Approaches That Ease the Quest for Profitability

In an industry where margins are increasingly tight and competition is everywhere, maximizing profitability is essential to survival. Let's discuss the value of routine maintenance, color management, continuous improvement, and inventory management on the profitability of printing operations.

Inkjet Summit Takes Flight in Austin

Every seat was filled as more than 310 printing professionals convened at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort in Austin, Texas, for the opening sessions of the 11th annual Inkjet Summit.

Komori America’s Doug Schardt on Sheetfed Offset Press Automation Advancements

Doug Schardt of printing press manufacturer Komori America discusses the importance of automation on sheetfed offset presses. Printers are interested most in plate changers, blanket washers, and camera monitoring systems, all of which he describes as “de-facto choices” among sheetfed offset printing press purchasers.

Some New Opportunities Go Beyond Ink

A discussion of opportunities in drone arrays, projection mapping, and bridges to the virtual world is presented for producers of wide-format graphics.

Inkjet Fills Important Need at Encompass Health

While some in-plants look to high-speed inkjet systems to fulfill many different production needs, Encompass Health Print Services brought the technology in for a single, recurring project — one that is vital to its parent organization.