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  • Printing Game-Changers

    Printing Industries of America - News and Updates
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:02 pm
    Printing Game Changers Game-Changers for the Printing Industry The latest report from InfoTrends is here, and this month it focuses on game-changing technolgies in graphic communications. Just when you think you've got a handle on where communication trends are heading, new game-changers surface with the potential to dramatically shake things up. Communication technologies are changing faster than any of us could have imagined. To succeed in this ever-changing landscape, graphic communications professionals must continually adapt in response to these changes. If you're not preparing for the…
  • The Rise and Fall fo MPS (Managed Print Services)

    The Print Maven
    1 Apr 2014 | 8:27 am
    Managed Print Services (MPS), when introduced to the business community less than five years ago, seemed like the perfect solution to what was becoming a big problem for many businesses: controlling the cost and confusion from print devices. Most businesses had too many printers for their needs and some when overused, others underutilized. The printers and MFPs used different supplies with different yields and quality and had different maintenance requirements. Costs per page were steadily rising and too much time was being spent managing office printing. MPS – a good concept for certain…
  • A Print Designer Must-Have: The Print Handbook

    Dreaming in CMYK
    Christine Alexander
    28 Oct 2014 | 7:43 am
    A few years ago, I stumbled across this book being produced in the UK. It’s known as “The Print Handbook” and was started as a personal…
  • EDITORIAL: Obama's not to blame

    Commercial Printing News
    30 Oct 2014 | 8:43 pm
    President Obama is usually blamed for everything bad that happens to the economy. It's why his approval rating is in the tank.
  • Columbus (Ga.) Chamber of Commerce honors Kodak with Project of the Year for plate manufacturing facility expansion Printing Industry News
    30 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - Kodak has been awarded Economic Development Project of the Year by the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes Kodak’s more than $10 million investment in adding a new line to its facility in Columbus, Ga., to produce its KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates. Kodak announced the expansion of the Columbus high-speed manufacturing facility in April. The move is part of the company’s regional sourcing strategy for the popular KODAK SONORA Plates, which en
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  • Columbus (Ga.) Chamber of Commerce honors Kodak with Project of the Year for plate manufacturing facility expansion

    30 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    COLUMBUS, Ga. - Kodak has been awarded Economic Development Project of the Year by the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes Kodak’s more than $10 million investment in adding a new line to its facility in Columbus, Ga., to produce its KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates. Kodak announced the expansion of the Columbus high-speed manufacturing facility in April. The move is part of the company’s regional sourcing strategy for the popular KODAK SONORA Plates, which en
  • Educational Book Printers Mercury and Webcrafters Thrive with KODAK PROSPER Presses

    30 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Mercury achieves milestone of one billion printed pages on PROSPER Presses  ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Mercury and Webcrafters are using KODAK PROSPER Presses to optimize throughput and be more nimble to meet changes in the educational book printing industry. A shift in the education market toward using more personalized curricula and digital content has required printers to update print resources more frequently and support shorter print run requests. With customers now demandi
  • Product of the Year Awards Sparkle at 2014 SGIA Expo

    30 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    SGIA Competition showcases the best printers, technologies and consumables from the specialty imaging community Fairfax, Virginia - The SGIA Product of the Year competition raised the bar at the 2014 Expo (October 22–24, Las Vegas) with a new class of entries in categories from digital inks, finishing and media to direct-to-garment, roll-to-roll and UV flatbed. “Whether they were a seasoned company or an industry newcomer, each and every entry came to win,” sai
  • First Goss "Open" Demo Week Proves a Strong Draw to New Hampshire

    30 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Flexible and board applications demonstrated to packaging professionals Quick job changes and inline capabilities highlight Vpak speed and versatility Following weeks of closed testing sessions and private demonstrations since it was launched in April this year, the Goss Packaging Technology Center recently held its first “open” demonstration week in Durham, New Hampshire. More than 40 prospects representing a range of packaging facilities across the US and Canada, from small
  • KBA Salutes Winston Packaging On Its Record-Breaking World Job Production Record

    30 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    North Carolina printer reaches average speeds of 18,964 iph on 127,625 sheets in less than seven hours on its KBA Rapida 106 KBA North America salutes its respected customer Winston Packaging, a fourth-generation family-owned printed paperboard packaging company located in Winston-Salem, NC, for its record-breaking world job production record on its KBA Rapida 106 41-inch six-color press. The record-breaking world job production record took place on August 11, 2014. “We were pleased to c
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  • HP's move into 3D printing will radically change manufacturing - Computerworld

    31 Oct 2014 | 3:15 am
    ZDNetHP's move into 3D printing will radically change manufacturingComputerworld"It's not only a game changer, it's going to rewrite the rules in the 3D printing industry." 3D printing, which has been around since the 1980s, has mainly been used to more quickly produce prototypes -- a process known as rapid prototyping through HP to enter 3D printing market in 2016: Will customers wait?ZDNetHP's 3D Future: Sprout Visual TourInformationWeekHewlett-Packard unveils new 3D printer and Sprout desktop PCIndustry Leaders Magazine (subscription)CNET -TechSpotall 100…
  • How 3D Printing Will Impact Industrial Automation - Automation World

    30 Oct 2014 | 9:18 am
    How 3D Printing Will Impact Industrial AutomationAutomation WorldMultiple technology approaches, the ability to print using many different types of materials, and decreasing costs are poised to make 3D printing a game changer for the global automation market. But is industry prepared for the potential negative
  • HP's 3D Print Breakthrough Could Push Rivals 'Out of Business' - Forbes

    29 Oct 2014 | 6:30 am
    ForbesHP's 3D Print Breakthrough Could Push Rivals 'Out of Business'ForbesIn the auto and aviation industries, 3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing) helps prototype all kinds of parts. In dentistry and jewelry, 3D printing is part of everyday production, especially for intricate, customized items. Dion Weisler Why HP's 3D Printing Technology is Amazing, What the Future Holds, and 3DPrint.comStratasys sees robust 3D-printing market as HP reveals plansWKZOWhat's next for the Sprout? From 3D printing to accessories, HP explainsDigital Trendsall 222 news…
  • OKI Data Americas to Open Montreal Office, Expanding its Presence in Canada - PrintCan

    28 Oct 2014 | 1:44 pm
    OKI Data Americas to Open Montreal Office, Expanding its Presence in CanadaPrintCanA variety of OKI printing solutions will be showcased in this new center, including a selection of A4 and A3 colour and monochrome multifunction printers and copier-based models for BTA channel distributors, plus the revolutionary five-station C941dn and more »
  • Bribery Plot Reveals Dark Underside of Mysterious Money-Printing Industry - Bloomberg

    28 Oct 2014 | 7:55 am
    BloombergBribery Plot Reveals Dark Underside of Mysterious Money-Printing IndustryBloombergOne day in December 2005, a few hours before dawn, employees of the Austrian central bank, dressed in blue overalls, began stacking about 30 million bank notes onto wooden pallets. They loaded the manat bills, the currency of Azerbaijan, into 38-ton ...and more »
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  • Shop towel substitute

    31 Oct 2014 | 9:47 am
    Has anyone found a decent substitute for good old shop rags? For environmental reasons they are becoming way expensive. Rob
  • Planning Software - Metrix?

    31 Oct 2014 | 9:25 am
    Hi All, Is there any such a software where you can input: Trim SizeExtentColors, Spot, Cmyk etcBinding Style like Burst, PUR, SewnSheet SizeRun/QtyExtras like lamination, UV etc And it will give you the best imposition, layout solution so that Pre-press can then create the imposition template accordingly? Can Metrix do the Job? our Pre Press have an Agfa workflow to create impositions (auto impose etc.) Thank you all in advance. GianniOSX
  • PINECT Press room manager HELP.

    31 Oct 2014 | 4:24 am
    We are just a month ago start work with on our Heidelberg SM 102-8 Axis control with Press room manager online data for setup colour. I wont ask What is the correct procedure for best setup curve Heidelberg technik says so system automatic set up curve and after if flash green light we can affirm curve First and second section is bad setup colour and if i after section affirm myself curve is colour very good. This is good method or somebody has beter system? Its somewhere on website manual for Press room manager ? Thanks
  • What is Xerox Replacement for Nuvera 144EA

    30 Oct 2014 | 4:17 pm
    Our contract is up in June 2015 for the Nuvera 144EA. What is model number for Xerox's replacement unit for it? Appreciate your advice in advance.
  • Can you override overprint element set in PDF to trap correctly

    30 Oct 2014 | 12:37 pm
    I had a Black + 1 PMS job. The black frame was set to overprint. Our Harlequin Rip Would not trap it correctly. I had to open the file in Illustrator and uncheck the overprint attribute. Is there any preflight software that can detect and fix ?
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  • Working together, EHS systems and CSR rocket a company to success

    28 Oct 2014 | 1:52 pm
    The EHS system is a catalyst for transformation. Sophisticated EHS software platforms can collect and parse Big Data, allowing compliance managers to work efficiently while contributing to their company's knowledge pool. Analytics captured for risk-management purposes can improve performance and even support CSR programs and sustainability reporting.
  • 9 ways sustainability drives profit

    28 Oct 2014 | 1:50 pm
    Today most executives recognize that sustainability must be integrated into their organization's core strategy -- not to say that they necessarily understand why. In fact, too many are still content wearing some kind of sustainability PR badge just because the "About Us" section of their website gives sustainability a one-paragraph mention. For their sake and ours, here are nine reasons why all of us might want to redefine how we approach sustainability.
  • EPA Provides Additional Information on Clean Power Plan

    28 Oct 2014 | 1:35 pm
    As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's extensive outreach since issuing the proposed Clean Power Plan, EPA is making additional information and ideas available for public comment in a notice of data availability (NODA). At the same time, EPA is following through on its commitment made in June to propose goals to reduce carbon pollution in areas of Indian Country and U.S. Territories where fossil-fuel power plants are located.
  • Inside Paul Hawken's audacious plan to 'drawdown' climate change

    27 Oct 2014 | 10:40 am
    Can a book be the salvation to the global climate challenge?
  • Building a Culture of Sustainability

    21 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm
    Greening operations is an opportune platform to align employees to your institution's values, provide them with more training for a safer work environment and bolster pride in their employer--all of which results in better engagement. This post outlines six steps for building a culture of sustainability.
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    Xerox Blogs

  • Time for a Change – A Time Change

    Cheryl Otstott
    31 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    We interrupt our Scanning series for an important reminder - It is that time of year again. We get to fall back and get an extra hour of sleep or whatever activity you choose to do with your extra hour. I don’t know about you but I have been tired since we sprang forward so I am glad to get my hour back. It is important to remember to change your clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday Nov 2, 2014*. Ok so you don’t have to do it at exactly 2 a.m. but just make sure you change the time or you will be early to your appointments or events on Sunday and people will know that you were not…
  • Blick über den Teich

    31 Oct 2014 | 2:42 am
    von Heiner van den Berg, Sales Director, European Channels Group Deutschland: Bisweilen ist der Amerikaner etwas merkwürdig. Eine gesetzliche Krankenversicherung als sozialistisches Schreckgespenst zu betrachten, bleibt beispielsweise für den Rest des Planeten ein ähnliches Mirakel wie die Begeisterung für einen skurrilen Ballsport namens Baseball. Auf der anderen Seite steht außer Frage, dass uns unsere transatlantischen Brüder in vielerlei Hinsicht etwas voraus haben. Ein Gebiet, auf dem dies ohne Zweifel der Fall ist, ist die Entwicklung und Adaption neuer Technologien,…
  • Terugblik op het Xerox Premier Partner Forum

    Patty de Jong
    31 Oct 2014 | 12:51 am
    Door: Patrick Bont, Marketing Manager Graphic Communications Operations, Xerox Europe. Voor het tweede achtereenvolgende jaar mocht ik het Xerox Premier Partner Forum organiseren. Een hele eer. Het forum is een jaarlijks evenement waar alle Europese Premier Partners samenkomen om te netwerken en kennis te delen. Door het succes van deze events mochten we dit jaar ook Premier Partners uit andere delen van de wereld verwelkomen. Zo waren er afgevaardigden uit Argentinië, Polen, Australië, de Verenigde Staten, Roemenië, Peru en India naar Madrid gekomen, de locatie van deze editie. Het was,…
  • Xerox Is Poised to Help States Expand Medicaid Coverage

    Guest Blogger
    30 Oct 2014 | 12:10 pm
    By David Hamilton, president of Government Healthcare Solutions for Xerox. Medicaid is experiencing unprecedented growth in 2014. A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation claims that enrollment in the program increased an average of 8.3 percent – faster than in 2012 and 2013 – influenced by expansions under the Affordable Care Act. As we look ahead to the next two years, Medicaid is expected to have an even bigger role, with millions of people expected to enroll for the first time. According to a recent Forbes Magazine article, enrollment in Medicaid is projected to increase by 13.5…
  • The Fastest Document Reviewer in the World

    Rachel Teisch
    30 Oct 2014 | 11:22 am
    Every four years, the Summer Olympic Games crowns the winners of the 100-meter dash and dubs them the fastest man and woman in the world. Currently, the world record for the men’s event is 9.58 seconds, while the women’s record for the distance is 10.49 seconds. Nestled between these two impressive records is the speed of the attorney who reviewed documents at a blistering pace in a recent case involving First Technology Capital, Inc. In that case, First Technology Capital (FTC) turned over a supplemental production of 1,500 documents. When the defendant notified FTC that 45 of those…
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    packagePRINTING News

  • Tetra Pak Launches 100% Plant-Based Packaging Materials

    28 Oct 2014 | 10:28 am
    The new Tetra Rex carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)...
  • Menasha Packaging $5M Expansion Will Add 70 Jobs

    28 Oct 2014 | 8:59 am
    Menasha Packaging Company will spend $5 million to expand production capacity at its Hartford facility, generating 70 new jobs at the company, including at the Hartford facility and support operations in Neenah. Menasha Packaging, which...
  • DuPont Packaging Awards: the Survivors, the Forgotten, and the Lawsuits

    28 Oct 2014 | 8:56 am
    The packaging world has its own version of the Oscars. It's called the DuPonts. Short for the DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, it's an international and independently judged competition to find the most ground-breaking ideas in...
  • Battling Wrap Rage: T.H.E.M. Rolls Out Snapsil Easy-Open Technology at Pack Expo 2014

    28 Oct 2014 | 8:54 am
    By Noel Ward Everyone has encountered packaging that seems designed to defy opening without use of hand tools—particularly those with cutting blades. Determined and frustrated consumers have even injured themselves in fits of wrap rage while wrestling a...
  • Super Gato: Thinking Inside the Box

    28 Oct 2014 | 7:56 am
    Super Gato is a local cat food brand in Costa Rica. In the last few years, sales had been dropping and were being left behind by big international brands such as Cat Chow and Whiskas. Super Gato desperately needed to be re-launched to reposition...
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    Printer Industry Blog

  • EFI Innovative Ink Formula Changes Game Rules On The Soft Signage Market

    Stan Retner
    28 Oct 2014 | 8:01 am
    EFI™ is one of the world leaders in client-oriented digital printing innovation and it is its VUTEk® GS3250LXr Pro LED printer running SuperFlex Ink, on the base of which Orbus Exhibit & Display Group has developed more productive, qualified fabric-printing capabilities for the growing “soft signage” market. Orbus has been using traditional UV and dye-sub inkjet printers, but the technology doesn’t suit best the special needs of this market’s production. The new VUTEk printers and SuperFlex Inks are flexible enough for the fabric-printed soft signage, could be reused, folded,…
  • Your New Business Partner: Brother ADS-2100 Scanner

    Stan Retner
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:52 am
    This summer’s novelty—a desktop document-scanner Brother ADS-2100—doesn’t make great impression from the first time. But it shows all its good sides from the closer view. Earlier, the Brother family of scanners was represented by DS-600 and DS-700D; both models belong to the other than the new one mobile and compact class of scanners. The new model aims for home and small office use and is customer-friendly easy-to-operate device. The scanner is run in 3 simple steps: Make sure the device is adjusted to a PC; Choose a document; Push the button (more details can be found in the…
  • New No Cartridge Epson Printers Already On The Shelves

    Stan Retner
    14 Oct 2014 | 7:40 am
    This month Epson has launched a new line of printers in the UK. The novelties don’t use ink cartridges at all and are equipped with a new ink system. Epson Eco Tank L355 and Eco Tank L555 will help to reduce costs significantly, comparing to usual ink printers. They are able to work without the refilling for about 2 years or to print 4000 pages in black/white and 6500 in color. The models do mainly for individual home use and small offices. Each printer has side-mounted tanks, where the 4 CMYK-color inks are stored. The whole construction is user-friendly. The tanks are easily refilled…
  • New HP LaserJet Pro Printers For Business Segment

    Stan Retner
    8 Oct 2014 | 7:44 pm
    Recently, HP has added three new gadgets to the LaserJet line of printers and MFPs. They aim to meet the special demands of SMBs (small and medium sized businesses). The machines provide enhanced productivity, secure cloud document printing and storage and help to improve the every day workflow. The LaserJet Pro M201 outstands other models by print speeds of up to 25 pages per minute, automatic two-sided printing and by supporting printing from smartphones and tablets. The next in the line is the LaserJet Pro MFP M125. According to HP, it is the smallest MFP of this producer ever, which can…
  • New Canon Maxify Inkjet Printers For Small Business Owners

    Stan Retner
    30 Sep 2014 | 10:59 pm
    Canon U.S.A. has lately turned its precise attention to the SOHO segment, which is rather substential market share, claiming that it was underserved. The company has organized special focus groups among small business owners, analysing how they usually manage their business, what demands they have and how printing industry can help improve their working process. As a result of the research, the Maxify line of printers has been created. It was unveiled in New York on the seminar “Get Ready to Launch” on September 23. The line is represented by 5 models from $400 to $150 and meets the…
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    All Jobs from Printworkers

  • Supervisory/Management - Minnesota

    30 Oct 2014 | 1:20 am
    Supervisory/ManagementDescription:We are assisting our Nebraska member in a Direct Hire search for a well skilled Pre-press Dept Manager. 5 years of experience managing in a pre-press dept. Working knowledge and hands on leadership with current software and workflow systems. Some creative background is helpful , but
  • Journeyman Folder Operator - Arizona

    30 Oct 2014 | 1:20 am
    • Journeyman folder operator • Experienced only • Days shift only • Full benefits • Salary commensurate with experience • MBO and Baums
  • Large Press - California

    30 Oct 2014 | 1:20 am
    6/C 40" Lead Operator - EmeryvilleThis position is available now!!!!!Temp to Perm. Start on 2nd shift and then possibly move to 3rd shift. Must be willing and available to work Saturday and Sunday. Competitive pay. Benefits upon conversion. At least 5 years experience as lead Komori operator. This is fast paced - sh
  • Flu Shot - Massachusetts

    30 Oct 2014 | 1:20 am
    We are looking for assistance with a flu shot clinic in Rockland, MA on 12/9 from 7a-9a. Must be an RN. GREAT PAY!Please let me know if you are interested and available!
  • Shipping and Receiving - Illinois

    30 Oct 2014 | 1:20 am
    Client in Elgin, IL are looking for shipping and receiving talent to work through the holidays. Position duties: - packing and shipping of items - prepare shipments for postal or commercial conveyance; determines most economical and efficient shipping method; selects appropriate shipping container; packs items to
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    Lightning Labels

  • New Year, New Labels: Update Your Nutraceutical Labels to Appeal to Weight Loss Resolutions

    Eddy Salomon
    31 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    Design New Nutraceutical Custom Labels for 2015 A new calendar year is the perfect time for companies to rethink their custom labels. For businesses, a lot of changes can occur over the course of a year, and they may look to expand to new target markets, roll out innovative products, remove outdated offerings and make a number of other changes. New custom labels are a great way to make that clean break and reset the brand image. When it comes to nutraceutical companies, the new year is the perfect time to revise product labels. People often make various health-related New Year’s…
  • Grow your Brand with Customized Wine Bottle Labels

    Eddy Salomon
    29 Oct 2014 | 8:59 am
    Personalized Wine Labels Grow Vintners’ Brands Just as vintners labor tirelessly over their latest batch of wine, so too should they spend the necessary amount of time developing their personalized wine labels. In the absence knowledge, people often look at wine labels as a means of learning about certain brands. A creative wine label that is not only expertly designed aesthetically but also conveys all the necessary and required information can be a great asset for any burgeoning brand to leverage. When it comes to a high-end products such as wine, the brand name matters significantly.
  • Raise Awareness for Your Charity with Personalized Stickers

    Eddy Salomon
    20 Oct 2014 | 6:07 am
    Personalized Stickers for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Personalized stickers can be used by a wide variety of charities to help build awareness for their cause and may aid them in fundraising, getting people involved as volunteers and other such mission-critical tasks. When it comes to charitable foundations, garnering exposure is key to success and powers all of their other activities. With Breast Cancer Awareness Month currently ongoing, charities should be actively considering the goals of their current initiatives and then considering what they can do to achieve these objectives. As The…
  • 3 Tips for Maximizing First Impressions for Promotional Product Labels

    Eddy Salomon
    15 Oct 2014 | 8:27 am
    Promotional Stickers Help Brands Get off on the Right Foot People are often told not to judge books by their covers and should regard quality over everything else, but when it comes to promotional stickers and brand labels, that may not be the case. In lieu of any other information, labels and stickers are often product manufacturers’ best ways of garnering shoppers’ attention and making positive first impressions. Food Navigator reported on a study conducted by researchers Simone Mueller and Gergely Szoinoki, who found that various label cues actually have a strong impact on…
  • Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Custom Stickers

    Eddy Salomon
    13 Oct 2014 | 1:07 pm
    Promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month Activities with Custom Event Stickers October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means many businesses will participate in activities designed to bolster exposure for preventive measures and raise money for research for breast cancer. Custom event stickers can be used by companies for a variety of purposes, whether they are sold to customers to raise donations or printed for promotional purposes. The Different Ways to Utilize Awareness Stickers Awareness tickers can be placed around stores as decorations to remind customers of Breast Cancer Awareness…
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    Free printable labels & templates, label design @WorldLabel blog!

  • Printable Halloween Apothecary Bottle Labels

    20 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Halloween is almost here and to decorate your home for friends and foe, a set of spooky Apothecary labels is a must. You will be ready to mix your witchy wizard recipes with all of your ingredients labeled so elegantly. Designed by, these playful labels are easy to download and print right onto a full sheet of label paper from The set of 10 labels includes a striped neck band to add a little style to your spooky bottles. Once printed, simply trim each shape and apply them to your array of bottles and jars. Happy Haunting!
  • Bump In the Night Halloween Printables

    16 Oct 2014 | 7:56 am
    Bump in the night Halloween label printables by Erin Rippy of Templates are for your personal use only and are free to download. Templates are in ready to print PDF file templates. Included is a set of digital papers. Trick or treat water bottle labels and lots more. EnJoY! Round Halloween Stickers WL-350 Halloween_Stickers WL-775 Halloween_WL-5375_pumpkins Halloween_WL-7000 Water Bottle Labels Halloween Round labels_WL-5375
  • Editable and Printable Spa Labels

    25 Sep 2014 | 5:56 am
    These labels are not only gorgeous for your own bathroom, but make great gifts when added to a simple Weck jar or lotion pump. This set was designed by Lia at in her elegantly rustic style. With a French Laundry inspired design, these pretty linen printed labels are set up for you to add in your own text in the script or vintage type so you can customize your bottles exactly as you like. You can start by downloading the free fonts, Porter Sans and Learning Curve. Once installed, download the label PDF. Open the file in Adobe Acrobat and click onto the editable text. You can…
  • Sample Book Of Vintage Druggists Labels

    23 Sep 2014 | 8:26 am
    This is a sample book of vintage druggist cut and gummed labels made available by digitizing the collection by the Sloan Foundation and Lyrasis. The original author of the book and labels is Harris and Company Use these amazing vintage labels for all kinds of labeling projects, and even for your poison Halloween bottles. The complete book is available for download here The book is owned by the Winterhur Museum Library in Deleware.  Images are out of copyright. ENJOY!   DOWNLOAD Vintage-gummed-labels in PDF or visit to see the book
  • Botanical Label Panel Designs by Cathe Holden

    26 Aug 2014 | 7:46 am
    Craft blogger & graphic designer Cathe Holden transformed beautiful antique book page decorations, sourced from her library of vintage and rare printer cuts, into lovely rectangular labels in multiple colors sets to choose from. Using the directions below, these free label designs can be filled digitally with your custom text or left blank for handwriting or rubber stamping. Print the designs to full-sheet label stock and trim out each panel individually as preferred. Suggested uses for the Botanical Panel labels: Bottles Jars Canisters Gift boxes Food tins and jars Handmade gifts File…
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  • Big Data – the Cycle of Life

    Gina Danner
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:44 am
    Recently I turned 50.  The whole year prior, I spent planning a big party in which I could ring in a new half-century in style. I pondered all the things I could do.  I booked a caterer, thought about the guest list and who might attend.  Then with 6 months to go, started having friends put it on their calendar. I felt ready to announce to the world I was turning the big 5-0.  But then a little more than a week before my birthday, I realized the entire world of big data had already been anticipating me turning half a century old. A week before the big event I received my invitation to…
  • The Compound Effect of Multiple Touches

    Gina Danner
    10 Oct 2014 | 12:36 pm
    “To get your customer to grant you access, it’s imperative that you convey all your information in a series of 20- to 30-second ‘touches’ (via phone, email, and direct mail).” - Jill Konrath, author of SNAP Selling The methods of reaching your targeted audience today are numerous: email, direct mail, web, apps, the list goes on. And when it comes down to it, email isn’t necessarily better than direct mail, nor is Facebook better than LinkedIn.  The key to a successful marketing strategy is not in choosing one channel over another, but garnering a mix of channels to gain a…
  • Saying Thank You The Right Way

    Contact Us
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:31 pm
    Is your thank you letter meaningful and evoking an emotional response? When was the last time you picked up the phone to thank a customer for their business? If the answer to either of these questions is “I don’t know” then you might be hurting your relationship between you and your customers. Below is a video taking you back to the basics of how to say Thank You to your customers. To learn  how NextPage helps a Local Food Bank say THANK YOU, click here to view the case-study.  Saying Thank You The post Saying Thank You The Right Way appeared first on NextPage.
  • Did You Get your IKEA Catalog?

    11 Sep 2014 | 12:06 pm
    With technology moving so fast these days, it is hard to imagine that consumers still flip through catalogs. Well, you better believe it. With the new IKEA opening in Kansas City, it has grabbed ears and eyes nation wide, and everyone couldn’t wait for their catalog to arrive. Below are some statistics about catalog shopping, but i wanted to give you a video that IKEA created for their new catalog. Click Here to view the IKEA Catalog Video. Catalogs have survived the ages by changing along side the needs of consumers. Today 20 billion catalogs mail annually, but you might be surprised…
  • Still The One

    Gina Danner
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:21 am
    Let’s face it, there is a new marketing channel popping up every month it seams like. So why are non-profits sticking to one of the oldest avenues known to marketing? It’s because, direct mail still drives the strongest response rate when asking for donations. See how NextPage helped strengthen a local non-profits’ direct mail program. Download the Harvesters Case Study HERE. The post Still The One appeared first on NextPage.
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    Printing Industries of America - News and Updates

  • 2014 Naomi Berber Memorial Award Honors Laura Lawton-Forsyth
    29 Oct 2014 | 11:27 am
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 29, 2014—Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce that Laura Lawton-Forsyth, President of Lawton Printing Inc. and File-Ez Folder Inc., and past Chair of the Board of Directors, Printing Industries of America, is the recipient of the 2014 Naomi Berber Memorial Award. This award honors outstanding women in the graphic communications industry for their exceptional record of accomplishments, unusual contributions toward the development of the graphic communications industry, and for having furthered the interests of the industry. Laura represents…
  • Announcing the 2015 Continuous Improvement Conference
    28 Oct 2014 | 8:38 am
    The 2015 Continuous Improvement Conference Your Source for Transformative Culture, Strategies, and Tools Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 28, 2014—Speakers have been announced for the 2015 Continuous Improvement Conference, scheduled April 12–15 in Minneapolis, MN. The annual event is focused on helping printing companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of Lean Manufacturing and other management and quality systems. Paul Akers, David Mann, and John Banovetz will deliver the keynote presentations. Akers founded a woodworking tools business in his garage and used Lean…
  • New Developments from the Center for Print Economics & Market Research
    27 Oct 2014 | 7:25 am
    Printing Industries of America’s Center for Print Economics & Market Research announces agreement with Profectus, Inc. to offer Budgeted Hourly Rates Software for special price to members through Printing Industries of America Affiliate Organizations. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 27, 2014—Printing Industries of America’s Center for Print Economic & Market Research announced an agreement with Profectus, Inc., a national consulting firm that helps printing and packaging organizations improve their business, to offer, Budgeted Hourly Rates Software at…
  • 2015 TAGA Conference Developments
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:13 am
         Dr. Bruce Kahn, Chris Travis, Michael Van Haren, and Patrick Younk to Keynote 67th TAGA Conference Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 23, 2014—Print professionals, scientists, and researchers will be among the industry’s brightest minds gathered at the 67th Annual Conference of the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA), March 22–25, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Attendees of the conference will come together from around the world to discuss industry innovations and present papers on research and development activities.   The TAGA conference…
  • Printing Game-Changers
    22 Oct 2014 | 1:02 pm
    Printing Game Changers Game-Changers for the Printing Industry The latest report from InfoTrends is here, and this month it focuses on game-changing technolgies in graphic communications. Just when you think you've got a handle on where communication trends are heading, new game-changers surface with the potential to dramatically shake things up. Communication technologies are changing faster than any of us could have imagined. To succeed in this ever-changing landscape, graphic communications professionals must continually adapt in response to these changes. If you're not preparing for the…
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    Print Media Centr

  • Poster Offers Spooky Surprise For QR Code Scanners

    Deborah Corn
    31 Oct 2014 | 8:27 am
    Although the House Of Nightmares doesn’t open until April of 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden, clever marketers used print and an immersive experience to get some early buzz going! I love stuff like this! Related posts: Absolut Originality Campaign Adds NFC To Their Cross Media Marketing Cocktail #PrintBig: Printerview With Washington Graphics The Power And Challenges Of Personalized Marketing Communications
  • HP Unveils Future of 3D Printing and Immersive Computing as Part of Blended Reality Vision

    Deborah Corn
    29 Oct 2014 | 9:07 am
    HP 3D Print Technology to set standards in quality, performance and speed with break-through economics New Immersive Computing platform, Sprout by HP, intuitively redefines how creation and technology come together PALO ALTO, Calif., October 29, 2014 – HP (NYSE: HPQ) today introduced its vision for the future of computing and 3D printing by unveiling its new Blended Reality ecosystem. Designed to break down the barriers between the digital and physical worlds, the ecosystem is underpinned by two key advancements: HP Multi Jet Fusion: A revolutionary technology engineered to resolve…

    Deborah Corn
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:31 pm
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 22, 2014 GRAPH EXPO 14 DELIVERS BIG DESPITE CHICAGO AIR TRAFFIC ISSUES Orders and Optimism Up From Last GRAPH EXPO      Reston, VA – It would have been hard for even the most tenacious of travelers to not be impacted by the significant challenges that the fire at the FAA facility in Aurora, Illinois caused for people attending GRAPH EXPO 14 and co-located CPP EXPO this year.  But despite 4,251 flight cancellations and over 12,000 significant delays at Chicago’s two major airports during the show, attendees found a way to get to Chicago.   …
  • A View Of GRAPH EXPO 14 From The Printerverse

    Deborah Corn
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:37 am
    This is third year I have had the privilege to work with GASC and create The PrinterverseTM, a GRAPH EXPO show floor feature, and it has its perks! The biggest reward in my opinion is being able to host the community in an open space and have real conversations with attendees and exhibitors, and an emerging group in the grey area with exhibitor agenda’s sans the booth space. We will get to the latter a little further into this post, but let’s start here – during my time in Chicago I didn’t meet or speak to one person who didn’t have, or wasn’t having,…
  • FastbindUSA Debuts First PUR/EVA Tabletop Binder in US at GRAPH EXPO

    Deborah Corn
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:35 am
    Watch Kent from Fastbind USA talk about their PUR/EVA launch, and take questions from the crowd and viewers from home during our #PrintChat Press Conference – Live from GRAPH EXPO! Affordable and cost saving PUR/EVA tabletop binder will revolutionize commercial print and bindery capabilities Fastbind has developed the first of its kind PUR EVA tabletop perfect binder designed exclusively for the short to medium run book industry. When matched with a Fastbind casemaker it is uniquely the only binder of its kind that can make not only softcover books, but can seamlessly as well add…
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  • Nurturing the Sales Funnel Using Social Media

    Nick Rojas
    22 Oct 2014 | 3:33 pm
    Businesses are dropping the weird tricks and letting their hair down. And it’s happening through the evolving frontier of social media. Play your chess pieces right, and you can win not just a customer’s loyalty, but gain an unlikely army of promoters for your business in the process. The post Nurturing the Sales Funnel Using Social Media appeared first on Design & Marketing Blog.
  • The Beginner’s Guide to Designing Infographics

    Kate Wilson
    9 Oct 2014 | 6:02 pm
    It’s all about the visuals. Pictures, graphics, videos, whatever it is it better be interesting and it better be shareable. The post The Beginner’s Guide to Designing Infographics appeared first on Design & Marketing Blog.
  • Customer Service: How has it changed in the Digital Age?

    Cris Monde
    26 Sep 2014 | 1:32 pm
    Assistance given to the prospects and customers is limited with manuals, marketing materials and phone and email conversations. In lieu with phone conversations, customers are passed on from one person to another before it reaches the manager. That was before. The post Customer Service: How has it changed in the Digital Age? appeared first on Design & Marketing Blog.
  • The Top 4 Myths of Social Media that Keep Brands from Growing

    Hilary Smith
    25 Aug 2014 | 2:51 pm
    A strong market introduction and a sustained marketing campaign is on the mind of every entrepreneur with a new product. Success is measured by brand recognition. Pretty simple. But, if you can’t find your audience, even the the most audacious campaign will will be largely missed. Exposing the following myths can help develop some survival […] The post The Top 4 Myths of Social Media that Keep Brands from Growing appeared first on Design & Marketing Blog.
  • Learning North American Business Etiquette

    Ivan Serrano
    14 Aug 2014 | 12:41 pm
    If you become a mirror to their mannerisms and culture, you’re more likely find business to go a lot smoother. The post Learning North American Business Etiquette appeared first on Design & Marketing Blog.
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  • Clientele from Hell: When to Fire Your Graphic Design Clients

    Vladimir Gendelman
    28 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Clientele from Hell: When to Fire Your Graphic Design ClientsOne of the best things about being a freelance graphic designer is the freedom to pick your clients—but it can also be one of the worst things. It means having to protect your own interests and knowing when to let a client go for the sake of your career, your finances, or your general sanity. [...]
  • Why Every Entrepreneur Must Learn Photoshop

    Vladimir Gendelman
    14 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Why Every Entrepreneur Must Learn PhotoshopSuccessful entrepreneurs often wear many hats: salesperson, spokesperson, marketer, innovator, leader, social media guru and motivational speaker. If you want to dress for success, then it’s time to think about adding a “designer” hat to your wardrobe. Your company’s visual identity defines the way your audience perceives your brand—don’t you think you should have a [...]
  • 10 Commandments of Working for Free as a Graphic Designer

    Vladimir Gendelman
    1 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    10 Commandments of Working for Free as a Graphic DesignerIf you ever want to get a bunch of graphic designers riled up, gather them together in a room and ask them this question: “Should graphic designers ever work for free?” It’s been a hot-button issue in creative fields for as long as anybody can remember, and there’s no definite answer that everybody can agree [...]
  • 101 Fabulously Retro Vintage Photoshop Brush Sets

    Vladimir Gendelman
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    101 Fabulously Retro Vintage Photoshop Brush SetsGood design never goes out of style; it just becomes “vintage” over time. Nostalgia is a powerful tool for designers because it creates an instant emotional bond with the audience. The right design aesthetic can conjure up memories of our childhood and help us to connect with the generations that came before us. This extensive [...]
  • 26 Graphic Design Resume Tips for Landing Your Dream Job

    Vladimir Gendelman
    2 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    26 Graphic Design Resume Tips for Landing Your Dream JobWhen it comes to creating resumes, graphic designers are lucky. Not many fields allow for potential employees to directly demonstrate their work-related skills with the resume itself. Pastry chefs don’t get to bake their resumes into a cake, teachers can’t assign their resumes as homework, and lawyers aren’t given the chance to defend their resumes [...]
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  • HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printer

    30 Oct 2014 | 8:21 am
    f you haven't been following the news this past week, you probably haven't heard the big announcement by HP. In 2016, the company will be releasing a new super-fast 3D printer called the HP Multi Jet Fusion. What's unique about the printer design is that it can print by fusing ink onto material layers, meaning objects can be created up to 10 times faster than existing technology. They also hope to be able to print with more colors that don't fade by using better quality plastics and other non-plastic materials. We wanted to delve a little bit more into this exciting advancement. taken from:…
  • Last Minute Halloween Crafts

    23 Oct 2014 | 8:38 am
    With Halloween only 8 days away, now is the time to put together last minute craft or costumes ideas. 8 days might not seem like a lot, but now is not the time to panic. We have a variety of ideas that will help you get those last minute Halloween crafts and costumes in order, even if there isn't a lot of time left. We want to make sure eyes turn to you on October 31st, when you're showing your Halloween spirit. taken from: Thibodeaux School of Music Get Costume Inspiration The first step to getting a Halloween costume put together is finding inspiration for the perfect costume. What better…
  • Apps to Help Supercharge Your Life

    16 Oct 2014 | 6:59 am
    Let's face it: nobody really enjoys household chores or tasks that waste a lot of our time and energy. Whether it's doing laundry, grocery shopping, cleaning that pesky kitchen sink, or balancing your checkbook, there are an endless number of tasks that feel mundane. If you use a smartphone, iPad or computer, thankfully there are apps that allow you to take the hassle out of these chores. It may not make them fun, but you can save time and supercharge your life in the process. taken from: Digitalcups Making Handywork Easy Unless you're handyman or professional home cleaner, chances are you'll…
  • Reviving the Letterpress Printer

    9 Oct 2014 | 6:56 am
    Did you know that letterpress printing has been around since around 1440, when Johannes Gutenberg developed a machine that would lock movable letters into place and use a press to transfer ink from the letters onto a sheet of paper? This technique revolutionized the way we share information by allowing books and other documents to be created much more quickly. Since 1440, this technology has evolved beyond this labor intensive method, but we wanted to highlight a little bit more of its history and why some people have still decided to use it today. taken from: Wikimedia How Letterpress Works…
  • Mobile Apps to Maximize the Fall Season

    2 Oct 2014 | 4:13 pm
    Fall is here, as evidenced by masses of people chugging on pumpkin spice lattes as they watch the leaves start to turn to vibrant shades of yellow, orange and red. Have you been wondering how to take advantage of everything fall has to offer? We have a few app suggestions that will let you find the perfect fall foliage, color coordinate those leaves to interior decorating ideas, and eat more healthy options, especially as we transition into the holiday season. taken from: UMaryland CES Maximize Viewing Fall Colors This app might apply only for people who live along the East Coast, but if you…
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  • Let your business cards do the bragging

    30 Oct 2014 | 10:53 am
    When it comes to showing off your business and what you do, sometimes you need a bit of an extra help from a little paper friend we like to call the business card. Not that we think you need help, but business cards are the perfect way to tell them who you are without having to really boast, and well, none of us really like braggers, now do we? That's why we like these snazzy business cards we came across. They're impressive enough to catch your attention, yet also subtle, to spark more interest and a few visits to their website. Take these simple but catchy business cards from Mars Graphics…
  • Triple the Layers, Triple the Impact

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:32 am
    We launched our new paper stock, 24 pt. Trifecta Green - Triple-Layered Ultimate, a little over two weeks ago, and since then, we've been so pleased to take in all the enthusiasm and feedback from our customers. At 24 point thickness, our triple-layered (yes, triple!) card stock is sure to turn a few heads. Not to mention the smooth, silky finish on the surface, which provides a really nice feel.It's different in a good way, and it's certainly premium. And with all the various types of business cards and postcards being handed out there, going that extra mile to stand out really does make a…
  • The Season of Color

    22 Oct 2014 | 10:05 am
    Autumn - the season of spectacular hues and saturated shades. Whether you're taking a walk in the park or driving past the endless rows of colorful trees, it's hard to not notice the beauty of the season (even in southern California!).We're inspired by the color transition of the leaves amidst a dark, colored sky. And our favorite colors? Warm oranges and dark greens, and a popular color of the season - "Brandy Wine." But getting that perfect color takes a little bit of planning and study. We know that many of you may have a popular Pantone spot color in mind, and are looking to find the…
  • Introducing Trifecta - Our NEW Triple-Layered Paper!

    6 Oct 2014 | 5:31 pm
    Here at GotPrint, we've always been passionate about great paper. You know, the type you "ooh" and "ahh" at, and the type you want to touch and smell. The paper you don't want to give away, or throw away, because it's simply too pretty.So it isn't quite a shock to us that our next big thing is our new paper, 24pt Trifecta Green - Triple-Layered Ultimate. Indeed we believe Trifecta is that paper. It's thick and durable, for one. Triple the layers, it all adds up to an impressive 24 point thickness. Not to mention, the great green seam of color in the middle and the silky finish on the surface.
  • How do you thank your customers?

    3 Oct 2014 | 3:00 pm
    The holiday season is generally when we think of sending out those thank you cards, gifts and promotions. From Thanksgiving to Christmas and the holiday season in December with all of its various festivities, thanking your customers is crucial in ensuring you stay top of mind.There's strict competition out there and customers are likely to go to your competitor if they feel they are not getting much value from their loyalty. It is said that an act of kindness can create a whole cycle of kind acts. Well, it can even lead to customer loyalty to your brand!We gathered some creative ideas from…
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    The Print Maven

  • 22 Oct 2014 | 1:27 pm

    22 Oct 2014 | 1:27 pm
    All That Glitters Is Not Gold! Stampede To Digital Marketing Not Meeting Expectations The floodgates are open.  Everyone is moving their marketing dollar to digital advertising and marketing, hoping to get a few million likes, a few thousand clicks and a few new customers.  Tried and proven media like newspapers and magazines, direct mail, radio and even television are being replaced by speculative and unproven email blasts, banners, webinars, websites, apps and blogs, like this one, and, most importantly, social media. Ask yourself a simple question:  Who do you personally know that…
  • Hi Tech Counterfeiting: Coming To A Store Near You

    24 Sep 2014 | 7:55 am
         Canon Study Sheds Light On A Growing Problem Canon has released the results of a 2013 study it sponsored on consumer attitudes, perceptions and understanding of counterfeit consumer electronics and supplies in the U.S. The study concluded that while counterfeit consumer electronics are a substantial concern to most U.S. consumers, they are unaware of the full impact and risks incurred in purchasing and using counterfeit electronics.Government officials estimate that as much as $148 million worth of counterfeit electronics entered the United States in 2013. Most of the…
  • U.S. Supreme Court Legitimized Compatible Toners!

    30 Jun 2014 | 1:01 pm
    The U.S. Supreme Court turned the Toner and Ink business upside down when it ruled, in an unanimous decision, that Static Control could sue Lexmark for false advertising.  Lexmark sued Static Control, a large and innovative manufacturer of compatible toners, for patent infringement in 2012 and Static Control counter-sued for false advertising.  Static Control based its counterclaim on Lexmark telling compatible manufacturers that producing compatible versions of certain Lexmark toner cartridges was illegal. Static Control won the lawsuit but the trial judge threw out the counterclaim.  An…
  • MITS Could Be What MPS Wasn’t:

    13 May 2014 | 11:33 am
      In my last blog I profiled how the introduction of Managed Print Services (MPS) was viewed as a life preserver by many print based companies and they started offering programs and promises without fully understanding how MPS worked and what businesses would benefit from Managed Print Services. The result for most businesses that installed MPS was that, if there were savings and efficiencies, they weren’t worth the time and money committed to the service. Undaunted by the overall failure of MPS, the industry moved onward and upward to Managed IT Services (MITS). Why just make a…
  • The Rise and Fall fo MPS (Managed Print Services)

    1 Apr 2014 | 8:27 am
    Managed Print Services (MPS), when introduced to the business community less than five years ago, seemed like the perfect solution to what was becoming a big problem for many businesses: controlling the cost and confusion from print devices. Most businesses had too many printers for their needs and some when overused, others underutilized. The printers and MFPs used different supplies with different yields and quality and had different maintenance requirements. Costs per page were steadily rising and too much time was being spent managing office printing. MPS – a good concept for certain…
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    Data Label Blog For Asset & Barcode Label News

  • Durable warehouse labels in the UK

    28 Oct 2014 | 6:40 am
    We understand the importance of running an efficient warehousing operation, and we can put at your disposal our experience of producing and printing warehouse labels. Here at Data Label we can find a solution to any warehouse labelling requirement that you want. We apply stringent quality checks on all our products and we realise the […] The post Durable warehouse labels in the UK appeared first on Data Label Blog For Asset & Barcode Label News.
  • Food labelling Requirements

    27 Oct 2014 | 3:17 am
    The labelling of food items has changed over a number of years now and there are some regulations which are mandatory. In 2011 the EU drew up a set of new requirements which has been designed to bring food and nutritional labelling the same for all member countries. It has been law in this country […] The post Food labelling Requirements appeared first on Data Label Blog For Asset & Barcode Label News.
  • Portable Appliance Testing Labels

    22 Oct 2014 | 8:12 am
    Health and Safety regulations require that electrical appliances are safe and maintained to prevent harm to workers. This is normally required to be done on a yearly basis to ensure that the item continues to be safe to use. Companies carrying out these test have to fix a label to the item so that the […] The post Portable Appliance Testing Labels appeared first on Data Label Blog For Asset & Barcode Label News.
  • From simple beginnings to digital printing

    20 Oct 2014 | 2:21 am
    Labels have been around for a very long time, it is believed that they were first used about 400 years ago and then of course the label would have been written by hand, or images cut into wood and the image pressed into the paper, using a press of some description. Gradually though the years […] The post From simple beginnings to digital printing appeared first on Data Label Blog For Asset & Barcode Label News.
  • Get the most by using a QR code on your product

    15 Oct 2014 | 1:49 am
    The QR code can be a great advantage to your company and to work for you it needs to be displayed prominently on the product. We have seen that the QR code can be printed in a variety of shapes, colour and sizes, have a picture embedded into and it is there always on display […] The post Get the most by using a QR code on your product appeared first on Data Label Blog For Asset & Barcode Label News.
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  • Electronic Component Synthetic Labels

    Luke Hess
    29 Oct 2014 | 12:28 pm
    Durable, High-Performance Labels Labels placed on electronic chips, printed circuit boards or cable wires often need to withstand harsh manufacturing processes and must perform for the entire lifespan of the product. With a wide variety of facestocks and adhesives, Datamax-O’Neil dominates the electronic component synthetic labels market, with hundreds of products available for immediate shipment. [...] The post Electronic Component Synthetic Labels appeared first on .
  • Honeywell XENON 1902 Wireless Scanner

    Luke Hess
    29 Oct 2014 | 11:25 am
    Honeywell Xenon 1902 Offers Intuitive Wireless Scanning The Honeywell Xenon 1902 area imaging wireless scanner offers industry-leading performance and reliability for a wide variety of applications that require the versatility of area-imaging technology plus the freedom of Bluetooth® wireless connectivity. This wireless hand-held scanner offers a long lasting lithium-ion battery that ensures maximum uptime as [...] The post Honeywell XENON 1902 Wireless Scanner appeared first on .
  • Information in a UPC Code

    Jon N
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:54 am
    What Information is in a UPC Code? For those that are curious about the UPC code, or need to order a UPC and want a better understanding of compliance, here is some basic information on the code. First of all the UPC is regulated by GS1 US, ( They are the administrator of the Universal [...] The post Information in a UPC Code appeared first on .
  • Motorola LI4278 Cordless Scanner

    Luke Hess
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:07 pm
    The Predominant LI4278 Cordless Scanner The LI4278 cordless scanner takes 1D bar code scanning to the next level, allowing workers to scan faster and farther as they can capture virtually any 1D bar code with its superior linear scanning. Built for all day and everyday use, the LI4278 offers cordless freedom with Bluetooth compatibility. It [...] The post Motorola LI4278 Cordless Scanner appeared first on .
  • Choosing the Right Barcode Scanner

    Luke Hess
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:49 pm
    Barcode Scanner Guide Barcode scanners are designed to collect data in an organized way by reading barcodes, or any data including images, and putting this data into a database to where information can be easily processed and individually identified. For the purpose of this article you can scan any data but we will use the term [...] The post Choosing the Right Barcode Scanner appeared first on .
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  • Why 3D Printing Is over hyped

    25 Oct 2014 | 7:34 am
    When you browse the internet pages searching for information about 3D printing, there will be a lot to deal with. From rumours to speculations and falsified facts, the internet rage is definitely focused on this technology. While the hype surrounding 3D printing concept is within imagination, a lot of expectations and promising capabilities are quite far-fetched. Many people already believe this technology will allow us to print our own cloths and utensils at home which is profoundly an abstract idea. 3D printing allows production of certain components and was originally developed for…
  • What’s Inside your Ink Cartridge

    21 Oct 2014 | 7:07 am
    We all know that ink cartridges are comprised of 95% water, but what about the 5%? Do you also know what it’s made of? If not, we’re about to tell you the substances present in this very compact container. The inside of Your Ink Cartridge consists of many chemicals including but not restricted to the following Water, Cyclohexaonne , Butyl Urea, Direct Blue 199 Dye, Reactive Red 23 Dye, Acid Yellow 23 Dye, Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid (EDTA), Ethoxylated Acetylenic Diols and Ethylene Glycol.   Water Like what we mentioned earlier, the ink in ink cartridges could be as much…
  • What Is The Fastest Printer In The World?

    15 Oct 2014 | 6:49 am
    Last year, the worldwide release of the latest Officejet Pro X was announced by HP, which Guinness World Records recognizes as the fastest desktop printer in the world. HP designed it to meet the demanding and distinct needs of medium- and small-sized businesses. It has increased productivity, promoted work-related value of inkjet technology and has reduced costs, as a result of which business printing has been revolutionised. In spring last year, two new HP Officejet Pro printers became available, namely the 251DW and the 276DW Multifunction Printer. Professional and reliable printing is…
  • Strati, The World’s First 3D Printed Car is Coming!

    9 Oct 2014 | 6:31 am
    3D Printing as a manufacturing process or technique is really becoming a buzz word. The concept won’t be new for those who are tech savvy, or at least pay attention to the news, since the technique has already been applied to several areas, products, and forward thinking schemes and there’s been a real stream of announcements of its future innovative application over the last few months or so. So what might actually be surprising is how fast this technology is evolving. As we speak, a whole 3D Printed car, which is being marketed as the first of its type in the world. Having said that, a…
  • What Makes Cartridge Crime So Rampant

    4 Oct 2014 | 8:10 am
    In the recent past, cases of printer cartridge thieves have been making news. Hardly a day passes by without hearing about stolen cartridges, thieves getting caught, or people being nabbed while handling stolen cartridges. This leads us to our next question-what makes the ink cartridges easy target for thieves? The following aspects will shed more light on the whole issue: 1. Easy To Sell Of all the components in a printer, the cartridge is the easiest to sell. First, it is quite small hence very portable. Second, it is the main consumable in the printer. Third, recycled or refilled…
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    Dreaming in CMYK

  • Night of the Printing Dead

    Christine Alexander
    31 Oct 2014 | 4:26 am
    Happy Halloween, dreamers! The other day I received a wonderful email from Amanda Ontis who’s a part of the Henry Wurst marketing team, and let me…
  • A Film Salute to CMYK by Marv Newland

    Christine Alexander
    29 Oct 2014 | 12:55 pm
    I originally found this fun little salute to CMYK on Stevens Integrated Solutions blog (thanks Tyler!), and wanted to pass it along to you beautiful people.…
  • A Print Designer Must-Have: The Print Handbook

    Christine Alexander
    28 Oct 2014 | 7:43 am
    A few years ago, I stumbled across this book being produced in the UK. It’s known as “The Print Handbook” and was started as a personal…
  • The Perfect Box Subscription for Designers & Printers

    Christine Alexander
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:27 am
    Box subscriptions have blown up in the last few years. No, not literally exploded upon delivery, but everywhere I turn there’s a new box you can…
  • Introducing the Dreamer’s Ink Station

    Christine Alexander
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:04 am
    Happy Friday, dreamers! It has been far too long, but I do have some very exciting news for you! Drum roll, please… Dreaming in CMYK officially…
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    Priceless InkJet Cartridges & Laser Toner Cartridges

  • Happy Halloween!

    <a href="" title="Inkjet Cartridges &amp; Laser Toner Cartridges">Priceless Ink &amp; Toner Company</a>
    29 Oct 2014 | 2:35 am
    Happy Halloween! However, we discovered something truly scary and evil. Your Printer Manufacturer can actually stop your printer from printing.
  • New HP Wide Format Printing App

    <a href="" title="Inkjet Cartridges &amp; Laser Toner Cartridges">Priceless Ink &amp; Toner Company</a>
    27 Oct 2014 | 2:51 am
    The Latex Mobile app allows mobile printing for the HP’s Latex 300 wide format printers.The app, showcased at the SGIA Expo by HP, introduces "smart printing capabilities" to the Latex 300 range of wide-format printers, and allows users to "remotely monitor their printers, track job status and receive printer alerts", offering an "innovative user experience" for the Latex 310, 330 and 360 devices in the range. Xavier Garcia, Vice President and General Manager of HP's Large-Format Sign and Display Division, commented: "Print service providers (PSPs) are under increasing pressure from…
  • Printer Apps Are More Popular Than Smartwatch Apps

    <a href="" title="Inkjet Cartridges &amp; Laser Toner Cartridges">Priceless Ink &amp; Toner Company</a>
    13 Oct 2014 | 6:05 am
    A new report from app analytics company App Annie focuses on "connected apps," or apps that require separate hardware to run — which includes everything from printers with Wi-Fi to the latest Android Wear smartwatches. Although wearable technology has received a lot of attention recently, the report suggests downloads for their usually required companion apps are still low. App Annie's report looked at 30 apps that require an external piece of hardware to work and inferred the number of downloads on both the Apple App Store and Google Play they received this past August. The most downloaded…
  • New Branding Effort from Canon

    <a href="" title="Inkjet Cartridges &amp; Laser Toner Cartridges">Priceless Ink &amp; Toner Company</a>
    8 Oct 2014 | 5:11 am
    Canon Unveils New Branding Effort, Invites Customers to "See Impossible"On October 7, Canon announced the launch of a new branding effort, combined with a new logo and tagline. The logo incorporates the traditional Canon logo text along with a 3D visual of an expanding box and the tagline "See Impossible." The box, according to Canon, symbolizes the company's desire to "break the boundaries of what is possible and shift the focus from Canon as being solely a manufacturer of quality digital imaging products to a company that empowers the creative spirit within its people and customers." The…
  • Reckless US Agency Expense on Printer Cartridges

    <a href="" title="Inkjet Cartridges &amp; Laser Toner Cartridges">Priceless Ink &amp; Toner Company</a>
    2 Oct 2014 | 2:09 am
    The purchase by the Department of Agriculture was just one of a series of overspends by US government departments in the last year.The Fiscal Times reported on what it calls a reckless federal shopping spree in the US, which saw government departments spend around $50 billion during the financial year, with September 30 being the final day of the year on which agencies "use it or lose it", spending the remainder of the cash given to them before the Treasury takes the rest back. The agencies are said to spend all of their allocated funds because "Congress may not allocate as much the following…
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  • Time is running out to meet the GHS Label OSHA requirements

    28 Oct 2014 | 1:21 pm
    As of June 1, 2015 The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) will require pictograms on labels to alert users of the chemical hazards to which they may be exposed.  You can download a short ebook here to learn more about the new regulations. Each pictogram consists of a symbol on a white background framed within a red border and represents a distinct hazard(s). The pictogram on the label is determined by the chemical hazard classification. Time is running out to meet the new GHS label OSHA requirements. What you need to know:   OSHA has updated the requirements for…
  • 'Iron man' EXOSUIT goes 1,000 feet deep

    23 Oct 2014 | 5:30 am
    Another story to highlight the use of labels, even 1,000 feet underwater. In Iron Man, Tony Stark donned a suit to save the world. In fact, if you are getting ready for Halloween and want to be Iron Man, you can buy a suit on eBay for $2800. A super-hero suit has been developed by Nuytco Research Ltd they named the EXOSUIT.
  • Datamax H-Class Label Printers

    13 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    The Datamax H-Class thermal label printer family is among the most advanced and feature-rich printer solution designed for today's dynamic enterprise applications. H-Class printers provide throughput that is up to twice as fast as other printers in its class, and its gear-driven design provides rugged and reliable performance for 24x7, mission-critical service. With speed, durability and a free printhead offer, it is tough to beat.
  • Front Door Agency Murder Mystery at the Winery

    10 Oct 2014 | 5:13 am
    With Halloween around the corner, many will be distracted by scary movies, chocolate, tricks or treats which will include warning labels, ingredient labels and a few scary labels. The team at NTI Data Products is very proud to support and sponsor Front Door Agency's upcoming Murder Mystery Dinner at LaBelle Winery. Brickroad Productions will present "Gangsters in Love" and LaBelle Winery will serve an elegant dinner.  All proceeds from this evening of fun and intrigue will benefit the work of the Front Door Agency, a Nashua area 503(c) organization that has been providing assistance with…
  • Labels for Your Cables with BMP21 Plus from Brady

    8 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am
      Labeling cables and wires takes a special printer and Brady's BMP21 Plus label printer is a rugged solution.
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  • 3D Printers for Government Schools in Victoria

    31 Oct 2014 | 1:44 am
    Recently, Napthine has announced that if their government is re-elected then they will provide 3D printers for every government school in Victoria. All the major parties who are active in Victoria are giving such kind of promises in order to attract voters. Napthine promises that it will give $3,000 to each secondary school in order to purchase a 3D printer. This will offer great help students as they will get an exposure to learn about innovative ideas and modern technology. The printer will also allow students to develop some unique masterpieces using this amazing technology. Today, a…
  • Most Complicated Items Created Using 3D Printers

    29 Oct 2014 | 9:36 pm
    Objects created using three dimensional printers are making it in headlines every month. May it be food items, plastic or metallic parts, garments, or even human cells, 3D printers can print everything. Let’s take a look at 3 items which attracted lot of attention when they were created, or printed with 3D printers. Gun created using 3D printer Valencia, California based- Solid Concepts shocked everyone in 3D printing industry  by creating world’s first 3D printed gun in November 2013. Company’s engineer, Eric Mutchler, fired first few shots with this gun in-front of…
  • 3D Printers Are Triggering New Revolution

    28 Oct 2014 | 10:51 pm
    May it be food, medicines, guns, car, electronic devices, spare parts, or even garments, 3D printers can print everything. There are several companies which offer 3D printers that work on material jetting and photopolymerisation technology. Unfortunately, most of these printers are expensive, and are complicated to use. This is why they are away from considerable percentage of population.  Let’s take a look at some points to know more about how these printers’ are triggering revolution in the manufacturing sector. UPS offers 3D printing service In July 2013, UPS surprised everyone by…
  • The Rising Number of Industrial Manufacturers Using 3D Printing

    27 Oct 2014 | 9:03 am
    A recent analysis done on 100 manufacturers demonstrated that more than sixty percent of companies are using 3D printing technology in their production process. Most of these companies are also experimenting on how the technology can be applied in rapid prototyping. Being such a versatile technology, additive manufacturing definitely has its important role to play and not remain only restricted to rapid prototyping. It can not only produce objects with wide range of materials but also with utmost precision. The worldwide market for 3D printing technology is projected to grow at a CAGR of 45…
  • 3D printing guides: The worthwhile struggle with Polycarbonate

    27 Oct 2014 | 1:23 am
    Learn how to tame the polycarbonate beast and what treasures await once you’ve mastered it! FlashForge Creator 3D Printer (Wood Case) FlashForge (159) Buy new: $977.00 3 used & new from $977.00 The post 3D printing guides: The worthwhile struggle with Polycarbonate appeared first on 3D-Printigo.
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