Business Management – Supply Chain

Supply Chain Crisis: How Printers Are Responding, Who Is Going to Win
April 27, 2022 at 9:41 am

The supply chain crisis has affected the printing industry as deeply as any recession. Consequences range from rampant cost inflation to clients moving from print to electronic alternatives. How are printing companies responding? And how effective have their responses been?

Strike Ends at UPM Paper Mills in Finland
April 27, 2022 at 9:25 am

The Paperworkers' Union strike at UPM mills in Finland, which began January 1, 2022, will end immediately and employees will return to work.

Printers Share Experiences With Paper Shortages, Actions They're Taking
April 22, 2022 at 9:11 am

Three commercial printers discuss their experience with today’s paper shortages and share what they’re doing to address them. It’s a perfect storm of less availability of printing grades due to increased paper demand, coupled with supply-chain delays and labor shortages.

Stora Enso to Divest Four Paper Manufacturing Sites
April 1, 2022 at 10:31 am

The divestment intent is aligned with the group’s strategy to focus on long-term growth potential for its renewable products in packaging, building solutions, and biomaterials innovations.

Capitol Hill Roundtable Addresses Industry Paper Shortage
March 23, 2022 at 11:49 am

Although the paper shortage is top-of-mind in the printing industry, it doesn't capture attention on Capitol Hill. In response, PRINTING United Alliance took its role seriously as the largest printing industry association to draw attention to the ongoing scarcity of printing grades and skyrocketing paper prices.

Key Drivers Fueling Inkjet Adoption
March 18, 2022 at 11:36 am

COVID has accelerated the growth of digital production printing. Labor shortages, supply chain instabilities, and the drive toward automation are powering production inkjet technology.