This article was co-written by Bev and Bonita Matushewski of MCSI’s Printing Division, easyprint.bz. Bev is Western Canada Sales Rep for Insource and an industry expert in printing and Lean Six Sigma. Bonita is a Lean Six Sigma “Black Belt” Specialist. Today, commercial printers (small, medium and large) as well as packaging printers and converters, … Read more →
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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.