Business Management - Industry Trends

Are Fully Personalized Magazines in Our Future? It’s Complicated.
July 17, 2019 at 11:25 am

With its flexibility and its ability to produce small batches, digital printing is transforming book publishing, direct mail, product packaging, and even the garment industry. But will publishers use data-driven printing to customize ads and editorial and create fully personalized magazines for readers? Sort of.

Laura Lockett: From Secretary to Director
July 17, 2019 at 11:23 am

Laura Lockett has worked at Sacramento State’s in-plant for 33 years, rising through the ranks and steadily fine-tuning the operation.

PRINTING United Luncheon Gets to the Bottom Line
July 12, 2019 at 1:11 pm

At the Functional and Industrial Printing Luncheon during PRINTING United, Erik Skie, principal of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, will show attendees how sales, operations, and finance can work together to unlock opportunities for growth, and present a strategic approach to profitability and performance.

IPMA Lesson: Lead a Life of Significance
July 10, 2019 at 12:22 pm

At June's In-plant Printing and Mailing Association conference, leadership speaker Pete Smith urged in-plant managers to lead a life of significance and presented six pillars on which to build it.

IPI Unveils New Research on In-house Mailing Services
July 10, 2019 at 12:14 pm

In-plants that manage both print and mail say it streamlines their workflow, saves money and enhances their value. A new IPI research report examines the mailing services in-plants offer, the technologies they are installing, how they charge back for mail services, and more.

Top Five Stories of June
July 2, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Readers were interested in a range of topics last month, from wide-format to conference coverage, but the subject that outdistanced them all was outsourcing.

Konica Minolta Users Take the Plunge at Prokom Conference 2019
June 28, 2019 at 12:31 pm

The Konica Minolta User Community Prokom Conference 2019 focused on structural changes facing the printing industry, and the traits that are required of companies to evolve and adapt in order to lead the industry forward.