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AlphaGraphics Saves Big with Canon Oce PRISMAprepare

Last updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014

It just doesn’t seem possible that better ways to program tabs and produced mixed mono/color documents could help you meet strategic objectives and eliminate half of your inefficient labor time … but that is exactly what happened at the Scottsdale AlphaGraphics. I interviewed Thomas Villa, General Manager of the shop and he shared his story [...]

What Do YOU Want in 2014?

Last updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014

It’s that time of year when we look back, take stock of what worked (and what didn’t work) last year, and plan for the future. So let me share what I’ve learned about you, dear readers, and ask you to confirm that we’re moving in the right direction. We grew this year … a lot. [...]

Read and Watch: A 3-day task reduced to 1 hour? Buffalo Printing shows how with Avanti and Xerox

Last updated: Friday, August 30, 2013

Buffalo Printing in Buffalo, New York, had a major client who submitted large orders of short-run work several times a week via spreadsheets generated from their corporate systems. Buffalo Printing needed to fulfill these orders within 4 days … yet it took 3 days to enter each order which contained hundreds of jobs with individual [...]

Creating Efficient Production Workflows

Last updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013

August Content Recap In August we added several new videos to help you improve your production workflows. PODi workflow case studies document contemporary workflow practices at a shop level. They look at the before and after situation of a shop’s workflow, describing the problems, the solution and the implementation approach including the tools and platforms [...]

Video: Midwestern Printer Shows How to Do Corporate-driven Marketing Campaigns for Dealers

Last updated: Thursday, August 8, 2013

The best part of my job is talking with creative people doing innovative projects that make business sense. Here is a great example from Metzgers in Toledo, Ohio. Their premise is that dealers and sales people ought to spend their time selling – not running marketing campaigns, doing mailings, or managing databases. At the same [...]

PODi Case Study: How a smaller printer automates their workflow

Last updated: Tuesday, July 2, 2013

James River Press is a smaller commercial printer located in Richmond Virginia that provides a wide range of services including single-source printing and complete mailing/data services, digital and on demand printing and a dedicated fulfillment department. Their differentiation is more aligned with high-value problem solving and personal project attention than with bulk, commodity printing. As [...]