Brian and I had the opportunity to visit Print 18 yesterday and learn more about all the new equipment and technology. The printing industry has made several large changes over the past 30 years. The industry as a whole is continues to change rapidly. As we move from “Print isn’t Dead” to “The future is…Continue reading Print 18
In just a few short weeks, Print18 opens in one of our favorite locations. If you have not yet registered, now is the time. This yearly event is here to help GROW your knowledge and your business. With over 75 education sessions and hundreds of exhibitors, this event continually brings the latest and greatest of…Continue reading Are you ready for Print18?
CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago was once the publishing capital of the world for books, magazines, and catalogs. From the late 19th century through much of the 20th century, most of the work was done in one city neighborhood As CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, Printers Row is losing the last link to its past. “There’s something special about being here…Continue reading Printers Row Losing Its Last Printer
In January, the announced sale of the Palmer Printing plant at 739 S. Clark Street made official what has long felt like an inevitability: there are no more printers in Printer’s Row. Once one of the nation’s liveliest printing hubs, the Printer’s Row neighborhood hasn’t lived up to its name for decades. Following the exodus of industry giants like…Continue reading Looking for Chicago’s Printers Row? It’s on Ravenswood
It is that time of year again where the print world descents on the wonderful city of Chicago. All the latest and greatest equipment is on display along with workshops and seminars discussing everything from industry trends to how to increase sales. If you are new to Graph Expo I would take in as much…Continue reading Will we see you at Graph Expo 2015?
It is always nice to hear other opinions on shows and on the print industry as a whole. Today we look at a post from Xerox on the Insights, Trends and Reflections of Graph Expo 2014. Let us know your thoughts on the show and share any insights or opinions you have from visiting the…Continue reading Reflections from Graph Expo 2014
Graph expo brought a ton of cool products to Chicago, but none as cool as the Highcon Euclid laser die cutting and digital creasing machine. I just so happened to miss seeing this thing in action, but luckily youtube had my back on this one. Here is part 1 – Impressive right? That section about…Continue reading Laser Diecutting and Digital Creasing with Highcon Euclid
Graph Expo-Digital Color Printing By: Bob Hall There is little doubt that digital color has already stolen the show. In fact, offset iron’s presence at GRAPH EXPO/PRINT shows has been in steady decline for some time. Any pundit or prognosticator you consult will tell you that digital color has steadily outpaced offset color in growth…Continue reading Graph Expo-Digital Color Printing
Graph expo 2014 comes to a close this afternoon – so you have just a few more hours to catch this amazing show this year. For a great overview of Graph Expo 2014 – check out this great video provided by the team at Graph Expo. . This may be the best week for print sales…Continue reading It's Not too Late to Integrate – with Graph Expo 2014
Marketing Pavilion at Graph Expo The highly popular Marketing Pavilion returns for GRAPH EXPO 14 offering printers and marketers the opportunity to network with peers and talk to experts looking to help them make an impact. Below are some of the companies exhibiting within the Pavilion. Direct Smile GmbH (Booth 1570) invented image personalization in…Continue reading Check out the Marketing Pavilion at Graph Expo