Toni McQuilken

Toni McQuilken

Toni McQuilken is the senior editor for the printing and packaging group.

Direct Mail Outlook: Marketers’ Direct Approach

Marketers and brand managers have discovered the benefits of leveraging a multichannel approach, rather than relying solely on digital platforms. Data-driven, targeted direct mail is a major component of those strategies.

How Short-Run Sheetfed Offset Jobs Can Be Profitable

During the Commercial Offset day at the PRINTING United Digital Experience, one commercial printer panel session invited two panelists to speak on their companies, and how the commercial sheetfed offset market is changing as the run lengths continue to shrink.

Wide-Format Finishing and Installation Tips

Too often, in-plants invest in wide-format printers without a thought as to how those pieces will be finished. In a session on wide-format finishing during the PRINTING United Digital Experience, one in-plant manager stressed how vital his shop's automated cutting equipment has been.

Wide-Format in the New Normal

On October 8, the debut of the Wide-Format Summit Series took place, with six speakers touching on a range of topics relevant to the wide-format printing industry.

From Commercial Printer to In-plant Manager

John Bartik has used his years of experience in the commercial printing world to improve and advance his in-plant at Western & Southern Financial Group.

Printing Cutouts for Major League Baseball

Professional sports leagues are looking for new ways to engage with fans during the COVID-19 pandemic, and AAA Flag & Banner stepped up to the plate with cutouts fans can have placed in stadium seats to show their support for their favorite teams.

Charting a Course Around Copier Lease Agreements

For many in-plant managers, running the print shop isn’t the only duty they have taken on. Managing the large and complicated printer/copier networks for the parent organization is a major component of their work. Here’s what you need to know to navigate the next round of contract negotiations.

Managing a Hybrid In-plant

Balancing offset and digital printing technologies is a daily occurrence at many in-plants. Deciding which technology to use comes down to more than just run length, however.