Ink on ANY substrate

This short week we are going to focus on “Ink on any substrate”.  The printing industry has come a long way in the past 100 years or so.  Ink is not just for paper anymore.  WIth the advancements in sheetfed technology, and in large format, we can lay down ink on smooth surfaces, rough surfaces, […]

I have to strongly agree

As some one in sales Margie Dana’s article on Printing Impressions hit home for me yesterday. If you haven’t seen it yet her title is “Do Your Homework Before Making That Call.” Now if you’re not in sales you would think this is done all the time and that it would be second nature for […]

Scratch and Sniff Manure

We had a twitter request for a post on scented printing – and it stirred up some memories.  I am sure most printers are familiar with some form of scented, scratch and sniff printing.  Lemon, Lavender,, even dill pickle – anyone remember this? The memory scented printing brings to mind is a funny one.  It […]

5 Facts about Ink (that you did not know)

Ink has been around for centuries.  With the exception of story telling, Ink has preserved more history than any other medium.  It spans 100’s of years and can last even longer.  Here are 5 facts about ink that surprised me, so I am sure will surprise you. #5 – Blood           […]

Direct Mail Matters!

This article show how direct mail is helping to trigger greater response rates when pairing with digital channels. According to this study 79% of consumers surveyed act on brands’ direct mailing immediately. DIRECT MAIL TRIGGERS AN ONLINE RESPONSE DIRECT MAIL VIEWED AS TRUSTWORTHY DIRECT MAIL IS RETAINED FOR FUTURE REFERENCE MANY CONSUMERS EXPECT DIRECT MAILINGS […]

Komori's new imPRESSive Lithrone GX40

Yesterday Komori debuted its newest press and at first Glance the 40″ Komori Lithrone GX40 is just another in the Lithrone family.   It can print roughly 18000 sheet an hour, and can handle both thin paper stock and board stocks for packaging applications.  The press offers quick color change-overs and top-notch print quality Numerous […]