Printer News

Selling to the Manufacturing Vertical: Issues, Opportunities and the COVID-19 Effect
June 30, 2020 at 6:39 pm

On the surface, the goal of the manufacturing vertical is straightforward: use components to make a finished good. Those who specialize in this area say it’s a little more complicated than that. Manufacturing can cover a broad scope of industries—from companies that produce equipment, components and electrical supplies to televisions or vacuum cleaners. Though many acknowledgements are now electronic, opportunities for paper-based forms remain across departments...

GPO Resumes Passport and Manufacturing Operations
June 30, 2020 at 3:12 am

U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern has released GPOSAFE, a plan for returning to work. The plan outlines the agency’s strategy to ramp up productivity, including resuming passport and manufacturing production, while...

Sustainability Key to Badger Tag & Label Operations
June 23, 2020 at 8:11 pm

Having sustainable manufacturing practices has made it possible for Badger Tag & Label Corp., Random Lake, Wis., to maintain a competitive stance in today’s unusual economic climate. While sustainability can be a complex concept, the three principles are...

Ennis Inc. Reports Financial Results
June 23, 2020 at 7:16 pm

Ennis Inc., Midlothian, Texas, reported financial results for the first quarter ended May 31, 2020. Highlights include: Revenues decreased $19.0 million, or 17.6 percent for the comparative quarter. Earnings per diluted share for the current quarter were $0.16 compared to $0.37 for the comparative quarter last year. Ennis Inc. plants have been deemed essential to…

Glen Taylor Promotes Industry Veteran Charlie Whitaker to CEO of Taylor Corporation
June 23, 2020 at 6:46 pm

Charles "Charlie" Whitaker, a 30-year paper industry veteran who joined Taylor Corporation in 2012 and most recently served there as executive vice president, has been named CEO of the North Mankato, Minnesota-based international printing conglomerate. He replaces company founder Glen Taylor, who remains...

Will Pandemic and Politics Put Postal Service in Peril? Here Are the Facts.
June 16, 2020 at 8:05 pm

Depending upon which experts you heed, the U.S. Postal Service is either just a few months away from insolvency or it’s in no danger of running out of cash any time soon. The purpose of accounting, one of my favorite professors used to say, is to give people the information they need to make decisions. Postal accounting, however, is more like a Rorschach inkblot test...

SinaLite Provides Free Resources to Help Print Partners Bounce Back
June 16, 2020 at 7:58 pm

To help the print community bounce back during this time of economic recovery, SinaLite has created its Bounceback Resource Center. Launched at the end of May, it is a page on the SinaLite website that houses numerous timely resources. All of these resources are free to download, even for those who do not have a SinaLite account...