Speaking at the BindRite 2014 annual meeting, National Print Owners Association (NPOA) president John Stewart made a compelling case for more automation in post print processes such as binding, lamination and paper handling, as well as expanded services such as wide format graphics and mailing services.
The controversy surrounding the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and its financial troubles has done little to instill confidence in clients. The organization recently ended the first quarter of its 2014 fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2013) with a net loss of $354 million, marking 19 consecutive quarters in the hole.
Relyco, a leading provider of value-added business printing and payment solutions, announced the launch of its new DURASEAL brand of envelopes specifically designed and manufactured for MEMJET-engine printers.
Nearly three years have passed since the Print Services & Distribution Association (PSDA) joined forces with management firm SmithBucklin and relocated its headquarters from Alexandria, Va., to Chicago. Now the PSDA is making bold moves once again.
The new 6304 Series Inserters, from Dover, New Hampshire-based Formax, combine user-friendly features with high productivity. Three base models are available in a variety of configurations to meet the needs of any size office or mailroom. High-capacity input and output options combine with fully automatic adjustments and increased speed.
It's not just famous for its inner harbor and crab cakes. It's not just the backdrop of HBO's now defunct The Wire. Many know it as "Charm City," but for the printing industry it's the site of PSDA's annual Print Solutions Conference and Expo from May 24 to 26 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Dover, New Hampshire-based Formax has introduced the new 7100 Series, high-volume inserters with a modular design to accommodate mailing applications of all sizes. The 7100 Series processes up to 4,500 envelopes per hour and up to 150,000 finished pieces per month. With the flexibility to add up to nine feed stations, the modular design supports a wide range of mailing applications, various envelope sizes and documents with top, middle and bottom address positions.
Formax, located in Dover, N.H., introduced the FD 2094 and FD 2084, the latest additions to its AutoSeal line, replacing the FD 2092 and FD 2082. Using patented pressure-seal technology, they efficiently process cut-sheet and continuous forms in a mid-volume production environment. Both units are capable of processing up to 400,000 forms monthly at speeds of up to 28,000 forms per hour.
A little change never hurt anyone. With that in mind, this year’s big show promises a change of pace, a change of scenery and a change in demand. The newly revamped PSDA (formerly DMIA) will host its annual Print Solutions Conference and Exposition on Oct. 23-25 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. This year’s featured general session keynote speaker will be Charlie Pesko, founder and president of InfoTrends, a leading market research and consulting firm in the digital imaging and document solutions industries. Technological advances and refined marketing strategies are just some of the issues gaining momentum in a slowing economy. To encourage print