Graph Expo 16

RESTON, Va. — June 9, 2016 — It all comes together for marketing pros, creatives and print buyers at Graph Expo 16, coming Sept. 25-28, 2016, to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., where the graphic communications industry’s latest business building tools, technologies and techniques will be on display. “Business models in the […]

Rare 2,000-year-old documents found in London mud

LONDON — They came, they saw, they got down to business. Archaeologists announced Wednesday they have discovered hundreds of writing tablets from Roman London – including the oldest handwritten document ever found in Britain – in a trove that provides insight into the city’s earliest history as a busy commercial town. London dig yields 2,000-year-old […]

Happy Memorial Day from InkOnDaPaper

As we head into this Memorial Day weekend, please don’t forget why we celebrate this holiday.  A huge THANK YOU to all who have served and lost their lives for this country.  Your sacrifice shall always be remembered. Looking for a bit of memorial day history?  Click HERE for US MemorialDay.org Have a safe and wonderful holiday weekend […]

Junk Mail

Direct mail is on the rise again

Since the Great Recession, there’s been a trend in America to shed all physical mail. Many companies stopped mailing catalogs, direct mail letters, and newsletters, all in favor of digital products. The news outlets even declared direct mail dead. Only a few short years later, direct mail is on the rise again. As a company […]

Drupa 2016: Packaging goes Digital

What’s creating a buzz heading into the biggest printing show on earth, drupa 2016? In a word, digital. We offer a preview from an industry insider about systems and technologies that will have an impact on packaging and brand owners. We called on printing expert, consultant and drupa veteran Michael Ferrari, also a former 32-year […]

USPS 2017 Promotions

The Postal Service has filed a notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) asking for approval on a 2017 Promotional Program as well as adjusting certain prices in the First-Class Mail Parcels product.   The 2017 program would consist of six separate promotions that would be held throughout the 2017 calendar year.   The Postal Service is […]

Advancements in Digital Print and Finishing

Transactional statements provide vital data to consumers. Advancements in digital print and finishing technologies affect transactional production for both in plants and data centers. In the high and ultra-high volume space, users look for a complete, end-to-end mailing solution. Continuous feed inkjet technologies and sophisticated digital finishing systems provide core services to this segment. While […]

How to manage color

Color management tools enable print service providers (PSPs) to ensure color accuracy on jobs that may be printed on multiple devices or repeat jobs on the same device. Toby Saalfield, U.S. director, color management, Ricoh Americas Corporation, believes in today’s digital printing world, color plays an important role. “From producing eye-catching colors in signage, to […]

Paper is GOOD!

Last week, USA Today published a column entitled “Paper may be bad for trees, but it is good for people,” by Tal Gross, an assistant professor at Columbia University. Here at Two Sides we could not agree more with the findings and statements related to the benefits of paper for education and learning. Mr. Gross […]