Toni McQuilken

Toni McQuilken

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

Why Printers and Mailers Should Take Data Security Very Seriously

For commercial and direct marketing printers, especially those engaged in any type of mailing, data management isn’t just a trendy phrase — it can mean the difference between success and failure. As such, you also need to have a comprehensive data security plan.

Thrivent: Creating Function & Beauty

Though transactional printing comprises the bulk of its work, Thrivent Printing and Inserting Services has produced numerous eye-catching pieces with embellishment features that have garnered industry-wide acclaim.

What We Learned at ISA 2022

For the first time since 2019 the industry came together at a trade show. ISA 2022 in Atlanta was a full success; vendor after vendor noted that traffic was much higher than they had hoped and attendees were very engaged.

Highlights From ISA 2022

ISA Sign Expo opened on May 4 to an excited crowd looking to engage with vendors and connect in-person for the first time since 2019.

ACUP Recap: A Wider Perspective

Wide-format printing is always a popular topic at the Association of College and University Printers conference. Here’s a look back at some of the sessions.

Overcoming Bottlenecks Between Digital Printing and Finishing

Finishing equipment designed for long runs won’t be effective for short-run digital printing jobs. Instead, printing companies that want to get serious about their digital printing workflows need digital finishing equipment that’s designed to keep up with ever-changing work coming off those presses.

Market Your In-plant … Or Fade Away

Every manager has heard someone say it: “I didn’t know we had a print shop.” Constant turnover in the organization creates a never-ending need to market your in-plant’s services. Here are some ideas to keep your in-plant top of mind.

Why Should You Attend the CI Conference?

The 32nd annual CI Conference will be held in person again this year, May 1-4 in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is one of the longest-running conferences in the industry — and the only one focused on Lean Manufacturing

Troy Ingram: Always Keep Learning

Whether it’s going back to school for a degree, adding new technology to his in-plant, or learning a new hobby, Troy Ingram is always looking forward.

COLOR22 Day Three: Ending on a High Note

COLOR22 ended on a high note this year, finishing the color management conference with two keynotes that helped to bring the ideas together and encourage attendees to take everything they learned and apply it to their own businesses.