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 […]

Is Zero Waste Packaging the Future?

Packaging has a unique role in the purchasing process. On one hand, it is meant to protect the product from contamination, through transport, and during storage, but on the other, it has to convey the message of the brand.  Just the look of a good’s packaging can communicate that the company is more expensive and […]

Airbnbmag? Yep, Airbnb has a print mag.

Airbnb is the digital disruptor to the hotel industry. Its online marketplace of short-term rentals has led to millions of hosts signing on to share their own homes, a mighty legal backlash from the hotel industry and some cities, as well as plenty of happy Airbnb guests who have booked lodging around the globe at prices […]

Printing History is Bigger in Texas

Keelin Burrows is the curator of The Printing Museum in Houston. After completing a three-year curatorial fellowship at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in the Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts and Design Department, she applied for and was awarded this curatorial position in 2012. The museum was founded by commercial printers in the late […]

Paper Grows Trees!

Really great article we had to share from our friends at Two Sides on how paper grow trees. Take a look and as always let us know your thoughts. Submitted by: Phil Riebel 03/10/2017 In North America, it takes less than 2 seconds to grow the fiber needed for a standard #10 envelope (on 100 acres […]

The Printed Book Market is Growing!

Print Book Sales Saw a 3% Gain in 2016 Over the Previous Year, Marking the Third Straight Year of Increasing Physical Book Sales As a medium that was seemingly looking at a sharp decline due to the emergence of e-readers and smartphones, sales of printed books have actually been doing quite well over the last […]