Business Management

Ford Bowers, Michael Makin Discuss Reasons for SGIA-PIA Merger
May 6, 2020 at 10:44 am

The merger of the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association with Printing Industries of America has created the largest, most comprehensive printing and graphic arts association in the country. SGIA's Ford Bowers and PIA's Michael Makin discuss the drivers behind the merger and the benefits it will bring to the industry.

How One Australian In-plant is Dealing with COVID-19
April 14, 2020 at 2:51 pm

Despite the drastic time difference, we managed to catch up with Simon Giles, manager of the Department of Defence Publishing Service in Melbourne, Australia, to learn how his in-plant is coping during the COVID-19 crisis.

Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst
April 13, 2020 at 3:17 pm

As we struggle through the shelter-in-place pandemic and wonder how this will change business, there are two strategies in-plants should consider: increase the use of automation and cross-train staff to handle more tasks.

First a Tornado, Now a Pandemic
March 26, 2020 at 11:01 am

Even as Tennessee citizens were still recovering from the tornado that tore through Nashville in March, the coronavirus pandemic hit. Through it all, the state’s Document Solutions operation has been printing documents critical to the health and safety of citizens. We talked with Tammy Golden to find out how her in-plant is handling this crisis.

The Life of an Editor in Isolation
March 24, 2020 at 3:52 pm

Like many out there, I got a crash course in telecommuting over the past week and a half thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. The experience has had its ups and downs.

How the Coronavirus is Affecting In-plants (Updated)
March 13, 2020 at 11:31 am

Last Thursday the country seemed to explode with anxiety as the realization set in that the coronavirus really could be a big deal. Here are some updates from in-plants about how the pandemic is impacting them.

drupa Postponed to April 2021
March 13, 2020 at 10:38 am

Everyone was waiting for it, and now the industry's biggest domino has fallen. The drupa trade fair scheduled for June 16-26 will be postponed almost a year, to April 20-30, 2021.

Let’s Talk About That Virus…
March 5, 2020 at 2:19 pm

I’m still healthy. But the coronavirus has hit me anyway. Events are being canceled, people are stressing about traveling, and with a busy spring of conferences ahead, what’s going to happen?

Idealliance Launches Higher-Education Membership Program
January 10, 2020 at 11:59 am

The new higher-education membership program includes free access to industry-leading certification courses for all students, educators, and print center team members. The membership includes regular Idealliance benefits, and various online certification courses.