Author: labeller

M Partners to Debut Canon Six-Colour at Ipex

M Partners Wide has confirmed that it will give a UK show debut to Canon’s new imagePrograf iPF6400SE wide format printer when it exhibits within the World of Wide Format zone at this months Ipex exhibition.

VP700 Memjet Label Printing

Here at ID Technology, we not only sell the VP700 Memjet powered label printer, we put it to use as well;  printing labels for our customers. With its ability to produce excellent print quality without the need for printing plates, VP700 is ideal for short runs, where it wouldn’t make sense to make tooling and […]

MIL-STD-129R Released

It was so long since MIL-STD-129P Change 4 was released (2007, would you believe?), that I wondered if this Standard was now frozen in time and was achieving everything that the DoD logistics people wanted it to. Well, a couple of weeks ago, 129R appeared so the question is answered. The changes from the old standard […]

MIL-STD-129R Released

It was so long since MIL-STD-129P Change 4 was released (2007, would you believe?), that I wondered if this Standard was now frozen in time and was achieving everything that the DoD logistics people wanted it to. Well, a couple of weeks ago, 129R appeared so the question is answered. The changes from the old […]

Unemployment Report “Little Changed,” Media Shift Continues to Reshape Markets

Just like last month, today’s unemployment report was relatively benign, with, in the Bureau of Labor Statistics own words, “the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.7 percent.”  The payroll survey was up +175,000, but the household survey was up only +42,000. The unemployment rate increased because the household survey, on which the rate calculation…

Writing Better Blog Posts for the Printing Industry

In terms of pure volume, I probably write more blog posts these days than anything else. New case studies and white papers may go up on printers’ websites every quarter or so, but blog content needs to be added on a continual basis. The challenge is, everybody needs blog content, but most companies are drawing…

In need of Direct Mail Direction?

Our very own blogger – Trish Witkowski of FoldFactory.com – just announced she will launch her first online course Direct Mail Strategy. Her goal? To give direct marketers, designers, print professionals and small businesses the tools and strategies needed to get powerful results from mail. The Direct Mail Strategy course covers mailing lists, marketing strategies,…

January 2014 US Printing Shipments Down; Final Shipments Data for 2013

January 2014 US commercial printing shipments were $6.07 billion, down -$378 million (-5.9%) compared to 2013. On an inflation-adjusted basis, they were down -$469 million (-7.2%). December 2013 shipments were revised up slightly, by +$13 million. That made 2013′s annual shipments $77.67 billion, down -$3.6 billion (-3.7%) compared to 2012, and down -$4.8 billion (-5.1%)…

Recovery Indicators Perk Up, But Two are Still Below Recession Levels

The NASDAQ’s disastrous January has been balanced by a strong February, up almost 9% since the recovery indicators were published last month. (click to enlarge) The rate of new orders for manufacturing businesses bounced back, probably as some built-up inventories from the prior month were worked down. Not all of the recovery indicators rebounded, however….

FLEXcon Receives Whitlam Label’s 2013 Supplier of the Year Award

Whitlam Label Company is pleased to announce our 1st ever Supplier of the Year Award to FLEXcon. The Supplier of the Year Award is based on a rigorous evaluation of performance metrics, technology advancements, and feedback from our team members as it relates …

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