Printer of the Year

Our friends @SappiNA are looking for the 2017 Printer of the Year! Enter before April 7th! This award is widely regarded as the world’s most respected achievement in the field of printed communications—and this year it could be yours. Since 1999,...

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The Buddy L Printing Press

I’d like to start out by saying I’m real bitter about today’s post.  The Buddy L Printing Press has me HEATED! This small piece of print memorabilia has evaded my print collection on numerous occasions and last week it was...

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Pioneering Print

1) How digital printers gave businesses an extra life Reid Hand was looking at the stacks of paper strewn across his desk. His company is a mid-size commercial printer in Baltimore, Maryland, and lives and dies by its ability to give...

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Perception of Value

Today’s post was a guest submission and although not exactly print related, there is relevance in proving the value of print. Read on to learn more about the perception of value. Value is in the eye of the beholder. But...

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Soy Printing Ink: Myth vs. Reality

“Green” is rarely black and white. More often, it comes in multiple shades of gray. And in the case of one “green” product, those shades of gray come in every color of the rainbow. The demand for soy-based ink is...

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The New Catalog

In an age of digital distraction and ever-shorter consumer attention spans, the catalog is reemerging as a powerful way to engage customers to interact with brands on a deeper level—and it’s not in the traditional format you expect. It’s smarter,...

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Color-changing inks for money and fashion

Color-changing Inks that adapt to their environment are not the stuff of science fiction anymore. Thermochromic inks, sensing inks and inks that react to changes in CO2-concentration are being invented by scientists around the world. Two recent examples of this...

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Print Drives America

NEW YORK — January 24, 2017 — Printing Industries Alliance has announced the formation of the Print Drives America Foundation. Marty Maloney, the Executive Vice President of the Printing Industries Alliance, will take on the additional role of Executive Director...

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