Archives by Tag 'web-to-print'

Trevecca Nazarene University In-plant Pulls Off Major Turnaround with Xerox and EFI

Last updated: Thursday, April 20, 2017

by Greg Cholmondeley, Workflow Practice Director, Caslon & Company I recently interviewed Kelly Huebscher, who runs print services at Trevecca Nazarene University, for a PODi Video Case Study. Trevecca University is a liberal arts school in Nashville, Tennessee with about 3,000 students. It is best known for their teaching and music programs, but my interest [...]

How Does a Worth Higgins get Hundreds of Jobs a Day with MarcomCentral?

Last updated: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

by Greg Cholmondeley, Workflow Practice Director, Caslon & Company I recently interviewed a commercial printer with over 70 active online portals servicing tens of thousands of end users, delivering hundreds of jobs per day, and driving 65 percent of their digital business. Brian Losch, VP of Sales, shared some of what they learned on the [...]

New MarcomCentral Product Briefing: Beyond Print

Last updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016

by Greg Cholmondeley, Workflow Practice Director, Caslon & Company Over the years I’ve reviewed numerous web portal products for print and marketing services providers. This month I had the chance to give MarcomCentral® a spin. It’s a pretty cool product for companies who want to go beyond just having a print submission interface. Sure, you [...]

One Printer’s Method to Successfully Grow Business with Marketing Portals

Last updated: Thursday, September 8, 2016

by Greg Cholmondeley, Workflow Practice Director, Caslon & Company The other day I had an interview with Walter Payne, who is the CEO of ImageMark Business Services, Inc. What a fascinating conversation! As you can imagine, I’ve spoken to dozens of people from print and marketing services providers who’ve installed web portals and, usually, they’re [...]

When is Web-to-Print not Printing via the Web?

Last updated: Thursday, February 11, 2016

by Greg Cholmondeley, Workflow Practice Director, PODi and Caslon & Company A dozen years ago the idea of submitting print jobs over the web was a pretty innovative concept. Even as recently as 3-years ago, printers could win deals by pitching savings on waste by print-on-demand and just-in-time printing through online fulfillment. Today both of [...]

How will you leverage digital printing technology for your business?

Last updated: Wednesday, December 16, 2015

For companies that are interested in taking advantage of the opportunities enabled by digital printing I routinely see companies adopting one of three business models: Print on Demand Marketing Services Re-engineering or streamlining print processes for enterprises

Ricoh acquires PTI

Last updated: Thursday, January 8, 2015

  Ricoh moved from investor to owner of PTI Marketing Technologies.  In August of 2012 Ricoh made an investment in PTI that provided 30% ownership and in December of 2014 Ricoh took the next step and acquired the company.

Providing Value by Re-engineering Workflows

Last updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014

One of the ways in which digital printers can offer value to their customers is by re-engineering a process to improve efficiencies and lower costs. The latest addition to the PODi case study database is an excellent example of this. Fenner Drives is a leader in the design and manufacture of problem-solving power transmission and [...]

Here’s a Sweet Solution to Streamline Print Production from Konica Minolta

Last updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

My last blog started a discussion about the value print providers viewing their operations from a manufacturing perspective. Simplify unnecessary media or size options from mainstream products. Batch and gang work together to reduce waste and setup times. Automate workflows where possible. I had the opportunity to review a workflow automation product from Konica Minolta [...]

Five PRINT13 Software Solutions that Rocked My World

Last updated: Monday, October 14, 2013

There were many, many solutions shown at PRINT13 and I’m sure I’ll offend companies by not mentioning theirs. Let me start by apologizing for that. It’s a big world and a small blog article; I really don’t mean to slight anyone. That being said, here are five solutions that I thought were really innovative and [...]