Business Management – Supply Chain

CHIPS and Science Act Signed Into Law
August 12, 2022 at 9:58 am

PRINTING United Alliance supported passage of the CHIPS and Science Act as one potential medium- to long-term solution to help alleviate supply chain concerns to keep print equipment costs competitive in the future.

Paper Shortage Could Affect Midterm Elections: Mainstream Media Gives Report
June 22, 2022 at 9:34 am

While paper shortages have been challenging commercial printers for months now, the issue is now bubbling to the top of some mainstream media channels. On Tuesday, CNBC’s Ylan Mui joined Shep Smith to report on how paper shortages could have a significant impact on the November midterm elections.

Painful Paper Cuts Continue as Supply-Chain Shortages Persist
June 17, 2022 at 11:30 am

As we head into the second half of 2022, widespread paper shortages are still top-of-mind for commercial printers across the country, with no relief in sight. Two print providers give advice to help their industry counterparts navigate what have become uncharted waters.

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices
June 3, 2022 at 9:12 am

Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of packaging, commercial sheetfed printing and screen printing inks, coatings, consumables and adhesives in North America, effective immediately or as contracts allow.

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.