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The major problem within most print companies is that finishing takes a back seat when it comes to sales activity, scheduling priority or investment decisions.
Only about 5% have a fully automated colour controlled workflow. This means that 95% are processing print jobs inefficiently and are wasting much needed cash.
how much staff sickness do you suffer? and is it typical?
Do you manage absenteeism? Indeed do you even know what your level of absenteeism is? In the UK the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development [CIPD] conducts an annual survey of absenteeism. The average absenteeism was 6.3 days per employee.
three ways to move social media contacts into your sales pipeline
the purpose of business-to-business social media is rarely to make a direct sale. Instead, we should be using social media to connect with the right prospects and make them ready to move into our sales pipeline outside of social media.
is your business ready for the variable data printing challenge?
How well does your IT system and team communicate with production? Do you have a disaster recovery plan for your databases? Can you share data with clients seamlessly? Are you confident that your operators are comfortable working with new software?
shaping inline finishing to business
Over the last five years the printing industry has become increasingly commoditized and struggled to add value. Finishing, traditionally seen as an after thought and production bottleneck, is now being viewed as a critical stage in production and a way to differentiate products and create added value.Take the course
market demand for digital special effects
CEWE, the largest photo printing company in Europe, has installed their second JETvarnish 3D Evolution digital enhancement press. The strategic management decision to purchase another MGI solution was based on the rapidly growing demand of customers in the marketplace for more personalization and decoration in the production of their printed memories, mementos and memorabilia.Read all about it
we are giving away 5 copies of ‘against the grain’
In his book entitled ‘Against the Grain’, Graham Harris describes how one day, dissatisfied with his lot as a factory print worker, he decided to change his life. Working from his garage in his free time, he invented and developed the Tri-Creaser, a device that has revolutionised the print industry.Enter draw