Print United

On Monday, October 9, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Board of Directors announced Print United, the results of a partnership between SGIA and NAPCO Media that offers print service providers and industry suppliers an unrivalled platform to connect and engage. Print United is a strategic response to what the market has been telling us for […]

Guinness World Record Poster Printed

Germany based Verseidag seemee, a manufacturer of printable materials for the sign, digital and screen printing industries, announces the movie poster “Boss”, printed on Verseidag seemee mesh extra material, sets a new Guinness World Record. The fan club of the Bollywood star Akshay Kumar actualized the larger-than-life poster in association with the UK-based digital printer Macro Art to attend the […]

Direct Mail Evolves

How often do you get home, open your mailbox, and find it stuffed with a barrage of useless advertisements tailored more toward your grandmother than you? How many of those direct mailings have no bearing on your interests, purchases or lifestyle? How many pieces would you say you throw out each week? I’m going to […]

Hot New Products to See at PRINT 17

Here’s a sampling of just some of the new products that will be highlighted during PRINT 17 Sept. 10-14 in Chicago. Visit www.Print2017.com for more info on the show. The Océ Colorado 1640 roll-to-roll printer from Canon USA. The Océ Colorado 1640 printer, from Canon Solutions America, Large Format Solutions – LFS, will be spotlighted. With top speeds […]

A Beginner's Guide: The Press Check

Printing is a completely different imaging process than proofing. As a result, it is not always possible for the presswork to perfectly “match” the proof. Unfortunately, there is no objective, practical, way of defining what is an acceptable variation from the proof that still constitutes an acceptable pressrun. The role of the press check is […]

CREEL Printing acquired by LSC Communications

CREEL Printing, a family-owned Las Vegas printing company, has been acquired by one of the industry’s largest companies as demand for digital services grow. Chicago-based LSC Communications agreed on Monday to buy CREEL, the 10th largest digital printing company in the world and a major provider of data services to Las Vegas casinos, for an […]

Managing Barcodes in Packaging Quality Control

Every product in every store all over the world has a barcode on it. As consumers, we cannot read barcodes, and really don’t care much about  them. We identify products by their name, by their color, by the brand name and logos. However, barcodes are how brands and their entire worldwide supply chain manage the […]

PRINT 17 Returns to Chicago

RESTON, Va. — June 28, 2017 — PRINT 17, the largest gathering of the printing, publishing, in-plant, graphic communications and mailing/fulfillment communities in the Americas, is back in Chicago with new opportunities to grow the industry. PRINT is owned and produced by NPES – The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies and takes place September […]