February 26, 2021
 

News

 
 

‘Incredible’ Margins on New Latex Printer at Elon University

by Ashley Roberts

Before installing an HP 365 wide-format latex printer and cutter, Elon University Print Services had to outsource jobs that needed to be contour cut. The new device has brought that work back in-house.

 
 
 

Shelter Insurance Mailing Department Adds Inkjet Press

Shelter Insurance Companies’ Records and Mailing Department has replaced all of its toner printers with an inkjet press, cutting the printing time for the firm’s transactional correspondence in half.

 
 
 

PRINTING United Alliance Partners with IT Strategies to Address Evolution of Printing Industry Classifications

PRINTING United Alliance has announced a partnership with IT Strategies on an initiative to provide the printing industry with a comprehensive taxonomy. Industry professionals are invited to participate in special Standards Committee tasked with creating a taxonomy roadmap for global and U.S. systems.

 
 
 
 
 

PRINTING United Alliance Commends Effort to Provide USPS More Sustainable Financial Footing

U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform recently held a hearing to review legislative proposals that represents the first step in advancing postal reform legislation through the 117th Congress.

 
 
 

Toppan Develops Antiviral Card

Toppan Printing has developed an antiviral card that responds to needs for enhanced hygiene in a wide range of settings. The cards are designed for electronic money systems, employee ID cards, and more, supporting hygienic cashless transactions and greater safety for personnel.

 
 
 

Extra PPP Help for Small Print Shops

by Lisbeth A. Lyons

There’s a two-week window during which lenders will be exclusively servicing micro-businesses seeking loans through the Paycheck Protection Program.

 
 
 

Research Shows Recovery, Resiliency in Printing Industry

by David Wilaj

This is the fourth in a series of reports that examines the effects of COVID-19 on the printing industry, how printers are responding, and how they can create a path forward.

 

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Practical Steps to Improve Workflow Automation

Automating workflow in a printing business is easier – and less costly – than you might think. Download this free Fiery e-book for 6 easy, actionable steps to add automation to your printing workflow. And the training resources to learn how.

 
 
 

The Largest In-plants Ranked by Sales Per Employee (2020)

To get a better understanding of the efficiency and productivity of in-plants, In-plant Impressions dug deep into its recent ranking of the largest in-plants, calculating the sales per employee of each operation on the list. Download this exclusive ranking to see how your in-plant compares to these leaders.

 
 
 

Workflow Automation's Role in Post-COVID Recovery

The in-plant industry has been altered by COVID-19 but not broken. In this webinar we will have a live conversation with two in-plant managers about how the pandemic has changed their print operations and how they have adapted. You’ll learn about opportunities they have recognized, and which applications have continued to bring them business.