Service providers and industry suppliers across the country have identified recruitment and replacement of aging employees as a major concern. The Think Patented Apprenticeship Training Program is designed to prepare individuals for occupations in all phases of our industry from creative to digital and offset printing through products and fulfillme... Read More

Industry Must Act to Solve Talent Issues We all know why we are here. Baby boomers retiring, school programs dwindling and for many years now it is the reality to many that print is dying. And today we increasingly hear that students are not motivated to seek careers in manufacturing. They see it less flexible, lower paying and easily automated wi... Read More

Digital, Analog, Hybrid – Observations from Labelexpo Americas 2018 Labelexpo Americas 2018 was an excellent way to gain an overview of the state of the label industry and its technology. Analog is still the dominate label print technology. But, it was digital that dominated the show floor. Hybrid solutions seemed to be an alternative for attende... Read More

Walton Press, a Georgia based printer serving the publishing industry since its founding in 1900, has purchased a KODAK NEXPRESS ZX3900 Digital Production Color Press. The addition of the new press is part of Walton’s vision to provide an expanded range of in-house services to its customers, including the printing of book and other types of publica... Read More

By Sid Chadwick “If this Show’s management doesn’t make changes….quickly….there won’t be a Show to come to next year….”……Publication Senior Executive INTRODUCTION: Does anyone understand, saying…. “Next year…. will be different”….no longer has credibility… fact, whoever says that…just lost credibility…… Effective leadership…….doesn’t sit on it... Read More