How to get the most out of your used or refurbished commercial printing equipment

Author Gus Hawco, President of Sherbrand Industries of Glen Morris, Ontario, has been buying and selling used printing equipment since he founded his company in 1992. Here, he gives printers of all types – small and medium digital and offset printers, packaging printers, quick-print shops, print brokers, mailing & fulfillment houses, print finishing businesses and … Read more →

Ten ways to make your trade bindery a profit centre

A printer’s relationship with a trade bindery is often tumultuous, frustrating and even antagonistic. It is frequently flavoured with tension, mistrust and misunderstanding. Things can run smoother and can happen faster with more goodwill and a better understanding of the challenges a trade bindery and print shop each face. A mutual appreciation of each other will result in long-term relationships, which can be more enjoyable and profitable. The following are 10 ways that a printer can improve relationships that are risk free, do-able and sensible.