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MISSION CRITICAL: How the Acuity F is helping keep A&M Printing on the fast track

Located 45 minutes outside of San Francisco and 40 from Silicon Valley, A&M Printing sits just outside the heartbeat resonating from one of the country’s most culturally diverse and innovatively paced areas. On one side is a bastion of Fortune 500 icons, and the other, a spate of small-and-medium-sized businesses, including wineries, and real estate and building companies—each looking to market to its customers from all sides of the playbook. [...]

September 9th, 2020|Categories: Acuity F, News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on MISSION CRITICAL: How the Acuity F is helping keep A&M Printing on the fast track

How the J Press 750S is helping ASB Graphics give their clients the value they crave

ASB Graphics loves to spoil its customers. It is something that Jamie Brisendine loves to point out when talking about his High Point, North Carolina printing team. Brisendine recalls a conversation with a long-time customer about a project they were working on when the customer said, “There’s no rush on this, so 8 a.m. tomorrow morning would be fine.” Amused, yet inspired by the comment, Brisendine responded, “It really makes [...]

August 26th, 2020|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on How the J Press 750S is helping ASB Graphics give their clients the value they crave

Intersign Corp. strives to bring work back in-house with Fujifilm partnership

originally seen in Canvas Magazine, April 2020 The Customer Sign Artisans. If you are looking for a name that helps define everything and anything about Intersign Corporation, you can start there. Incorporated in 1987, the Chattanooga, Tennessee based company has become an industry leader in designing and producing high quality interior and exterior signs for healthcare and long-term care facilities, hotels, businesses, restaurants, apartment complexes, and more. The Intersign team, which also operates a satellite plant in Springboro, Ohio, runs three shifts, [...]

April 19th, 2020|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Intersign Corp. strives to bring work back in-house with Fujifilm partnership

FUJIFILM ColorPath® SYNC™ Now Supports X-Rite i1Pro 3 Spectrophotometers

Using the i1Pro 3 Family with ColorPath SYNC allows printers to quickly implement essential color management solutions that seamlessly integrate with Fujifilm’s XMF Workflow.  GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 13, 2020 – X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, global leaders in color science and technology, today announced that Fujifilm’s ColorPath SYNC cloud-based color management tools now support the new i1Pro 3 Family of spectrophotometers. Print providers will be able to quickly and [...]

April 13th, 2020|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on FUJIFILM ColorPath® SYNC™ Now Supports X-Rite i1Pro 3 Spectrophotometers

In A League All Its Own | J Press 750S

IN IT'S FIRST YEAR, THE J PRESS 750S ACHIEVED DIGITAL PRESS AND ISO/ PAS 15339 MASTER ELITE LEVEL CERTIFICATIONS FROM IDEALLIANCE AND 2019 DIGITAL PRESS OF THE YEAR FROM SGIA TALK ABOUT RAREFIED AIR. How’s this for achievements? Fujifilm’s J Press 750S recently obtained Idealliance’s Digital Press Certification and ISO/PAS 15339 System Certification. And if that was not enough, the inkjet press raised the bar by earning Master Elite status, [...]

November 27th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on In A League All Its Own | J Press 750S

Q&A: Inside Today’s Selling Environment From Those Who Live It

Every day is a new day when it comes to sales. In a commercial print landscape that is ever-evolving, today’s sales professional must be able to adapt. But how do today’s print shops keep their front line salespeople sharp, armed with information and ready to serve? To get a feel for the ins and outs of the game, we sat down with a handful of the industry’s leading sales pros. [...]

November 27th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Q&A: Inside Today’s Selling Environment From Those Who Live It

How Industry Advocates Are Making A Difference

It is designed to be a week like no other. This fall, Sept. 30-Oct. 4, Printing Industries of America (PIA) is organized “Print Powers America Week,” the first initiative that encourages companies throughout the supply chain to join in a unifying effort to go all in for print. The campaign is asking companies to host an elected official on a facility tour, promote the positive aspects of the industry on social media and to engage employees [...]

November 27th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How Industry Advocates Are Making A Difference

Pulse-Point: How Impulse Graphics Expanded Its Client Base

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 [...]

November 7th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog, Uvistar Pro 8|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Pulse-Point: How Impulse Graphics Expanded Its Client Base

Stouse: Screen Printing Star [Partner Story]

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. [...]

November 7th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Stouse: Screen Printing Star [Partner Story]

Word On The Street

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 [...]

October 28th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Word On The Street

The Extra Mile: Why Doing More For Customers Matters

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 [...]

August 14th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Extra Mile: Why Doing More For Customers Matters

Signs By Tomorrow Franchisee Experiences Remarkable Wide Format Growth with Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 26

‘The Acuity Select 26 has been the best investment in our business’ Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights – Arlington Heights, Illinois, has developed a reputation as a ‘very creative and reliable’ family-owned signs and graphics company within Chicago’s northwest suburbs, and attributes much of its success to Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 26, a versatile high quality UV inkjet flatbed press, suitable for a variety of unique print applications. Signs By Tomorrow [...]

July 10th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Signs By Tomorrow Franchisee Experiences Remarkable Wide Format Growth with Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 26

Sustained Success

Standing tall in the face of an ever-changing, complex print industry climate requires staying laser focused, driven and flexible. And commercial industry print sales are growing, so maintaining an ability to adapt as the climate evolves has never been more important. Total commercial printing industry sales increased in 2018 to roughly 1.7 percent, or $85.3 billion, according to research by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). Sales are up, but [...]

December 20th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sustained Success

Stronger Together

Your partners are critical to your success in today’s ‘free-agent’ nation It’s a simple concept, really: We are stronger together than we are apart. A team effort usually sidesteps an individual attempt toward most endeavors. Given the "free agent” nation where we now live, how have your company’s marketing strategies changed? Over and again, printers find they can no longer accomplish their goals without finding good partners. While engaging with [...]

November 28th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Stronger Together