TALENT AND TECHNOLOGY. The secret to any company’s successful business strategy lands squarely in the heart of finding the perfect balance of that combination. If you can surround yourself with the best people and the latest, most effective ways of doing business, you win. Alex Cachia believes this. As president of Impulse Graphic & Display Solutions, he lives it every day. The Mississauga, Ontario-based provider of in-store retail signage and [...]
PUTTING CUSTOMERS’ REPUTATIONS FIRST. If there is an edict that the Stouse team follows on a day-to-day basis, it is about looking out for their distributors. They know resellers are handing them more than just a job, they are handing them their reputation. The philosophy of treating people as business partners, not transactions, is one of the three tenets that has help fashion the success of the wholesale trade printer. [...]
When it comes to color, accuracy matters. That’s why more and more printers are turning to Fujifilm’s ColorPath® SYNC™ Brand Color Optimizer™ to get it right—the first time. One of the most accurate solutions on the market, ColorPath SYNC helps you quickly determine if the desired brand color is accurate and in or out of gamut for a particular print condition. And when it comes to meeting your customer’s expectations—and [...]
In its "Expert Outlook 2019: Find Balance" report, global ethnographical market research firm Canvas8 set out to find out what was on the ever-shifting mind of today's consumer. The body of work, which drew insights from 42 experts in specialties ranging from shopping, health, technology, entertainment, money, careers and citizenship, ended up establishing a blueprint of the strategies brand owners can embrace. One of the more striking revelations was that consumers [...]
The current state of play in the print world shows that short runs are on the up. Finding a nimbler and more efficient way to keep up with customers’ demands has driven businesses to seek an alternative to offset. This is where forward-thinking printers can prepare for the future and position businesses at the forefront. Inkjet is the perfect technology to address these changing market conditions, and the J Press [...]
Peloton used to have a recurring customer engagement issue. The high-end stationary bike maker's products were delivered by a third party vendor that did not embrace any of Peloton's customer-centric values. In the customer feedback data that Peloton pored over, the insight was invaluable: "I don't like Peloton because I had a bad delivery experience." "I'm not going to recommend Peloton to my friends." The criticism struck a nerve with [...]
No matter what story you are telling, print is always in the mix. In a time when visual marketing is key to engaging with people and brands everywhere, the companies winning at the game know how to make print a tangible part of the experience. We sat down with a handful of industry printers to get their thoughts on the market, what is hot and where things are heading. Our [...]
THERE IS A NEW KID IN TOWN. The OnsetX HS, the latest addition to the OnsetX printer series, offers increased print productivity, greater automation and reduced operator intervention, resulting in a significantly more productive printer. The OnsetX HS’s presence is driven by three main attributes: quality, productivity and price. On the quality side, for our core customer base, the 14 picoliter FUJIFILM Dimatix QS14 printheads offer the “sweet-spot” in print [...]
If you are looking to take your commercial print process to the next level, you need a strategy. Here’s a good place to start. The Samba® PS4300 by FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division is a compact printbar system designed to be easily integrated into most existing print equipment or manufacturing processes. The move will add variable inkjet imprinting capabilities with unsurpassed print quality at revolutionary speeds and industry-leading reliability. [...]
The print industry is changing. Not really a news flash, right? But here's the thing about change. It can be a daunting task. Today's printers, many of which continue to sift through the ever-shifting dynamics of technology and customer behaviors, have come to accept that you must, forgive the honesty here, adapt or die. When the topic of change comes up with Thanh Nguyen, he likes to repeat an old [...]
A variety of productive print modes. Light and white ink options. An LED UV curing system. The benefits of Fujifilm's new Acuity LED 40 Series are many. And if those qualities are not enough to catch the eye of today's print service providers looking for innovative solutions for customers in the sign and display graphics industry, there is much more. For starters, the mid-volume UV LED flatbed printer can output [...]
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See the Acuity LED 3200R press in action during a demonstration at the Fujifilm booth at SGIA Expo 2017.