Reinventing your printing business to survive the pandemic

Here, Ryan Farris, President and COO at AlphaGraphics (one of the largest U.S.-based networks of locally-owned and operated business centres), reveals how to identify real opportunities amid the COVID-19 chaos. AlphaGraphics offers a complete range of print, visual communications and marketing products and solutions. For more information please visit www.alphagraphics.com. One thing that COVID-19 has … Read more →

Change will be the new normal as you return to work: HRPA survey

The Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA, Toronto) has released the results of its second COVID-19 member survey. Representing dozens of sectors and industries, 1,127 respondents revealed that HR professionals are actively planning returning to work – and the majority said they anticipate significant changes throughout the workplace. Respondents confirm that the first wave of employees … Read more →

Possible effects of COVID-19 on your business from a human resources perspective

The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA, Toronto) has released the results of a timely member survey revealing the impacts and scale of change Ontario’s HR professionals are currently facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic – and what this might mean for businesses. The 1,107 respondents represented HR professionals from organizations of varied sizes, … Read more →

COVID-19 Weekly Publisher’s Update

By Joe Mulcahy, Publisher, Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM) I’m sure we’re all finding it extremely difficult staying at home while observing our social distancing protocols. But let me assure you that there is indeed a light at end of the proverbial tunnel. The most important thing is not to get too discouraged. So, to brighten … Read more →

Printers worldwide adapting by launching new products and services: Drupa report

Drupa’s third Global Trends Spotlight Report for 2020 is titled Strategic Choices in a Competitive and Converging Marketplace and will be published later this month. In a survey conducted before the COVID-19 outbreak, over 500 printers and about 200 suppliers worldwide described the challenges and successes of launching new products and services. “For many in … Read more →

Seventh drupa Global Trends Report pinpoints economic and environmental challenges facing the global printing industry

The 7th drupa Global Trends Report is scheduled to be published at the end of this month. The results, from a survey conducted before the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the postponement of drupa to April 2021, showed a global industry that remained positive, but reflected more challenging global economic conditions. Packaging and functional market … Read more →

Five ways Delphax Solutions can make your inkjet business more productive and profitable

In the ever-changing landscape of commercial printing, many of us have lived through a number of important and disruptive technological evolutions. Not so long ago, the migration from offset to digital was all the rage. More recently, everyone is talking about the migration from toner-based digital to inkjet. Here are a few insights from Delphax … Read more →