Printer News

Diversified Labeling Solutions Adds RFID Label Converting Capabilities
February 28, 2023 at 6:24 pm

Diversified Labeling Solutions (DLS), Itasca, Illinois, has expanded its RFID label business with the addition of a new Mark Andy flexographic press with an inline Tamarack RFID inserter. As a leading national label supplier, DLS has seen significant growth in the demand for RFID labels...

RRD to Sell Its Canadian Operations to DATA Communications Management Corp.
February 28, 2023 at 6:10 pm

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), Chicago, has entered into a share purchase agreement with DATA Communications Management Corp. (DCM), a provider of marketing and business communication solutions. Under the terms of the Purchase Agreement DCM will acquire RRD’s Canadian operations...

2023: Will the Paper Chase Persist?
February 21, 2023 at 6:58 pm

As we look ahead at 2023 what does the paper supply chain look like, and what can commercial printers do to prepare for challenges?

RRD Expands Diagnostic Test Kits Solution to Meet Demand for At-Home Testing
February 21, 2023 at 5:44 pm

RRD, Chicago, announced the extended portfolio of end-to-end services to support at-home testing. These services enable diagnostic device, at-home healthcare, health insurance, and point-of-care testing companies in their efforts to keep pace with the evolution of healthcare...

USPS Reports Q1 Fiscal Year 2023 Results; Includes Marketing Mail Volume Decline
February 14, 2023 at 8:19 pm

The U.S. Postal Service announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 (Oct. 1, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022). The Postal Service's operating revenue was $21.5 billion for the quarter, an increase of $206 million, or 1.0%, on a volume decline of 1.7 billion pieces, or 4.8%, compared to the same quarter last year...

OneTouchPoint Hires John Rodriguez as General Manager in Austin
February 14, 2023 at 7:47 pm

OneTouchPoint (OTP), a marketing execution services provider backed by ICV Partners, announced the appointment of John Rodriguez as general manager of its Austin, Texas, location. Rodriguez has over 40 years of printing industry experience and a proven record of driving strategy and building high-performing operational teams...

Wise Maintains ISO 9001 Certification for the 21st Consecutive Year
February 14, 2023 at 6:50 pm

Wise, a manufacturer of quality tag and label products to the trade, has announced the successful audit of the Quality Management System (QMS) at its Anderson, South Carolina label manufacturing facility. The objective of the audit was to ensure that the QMS is implemented and in compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 standard...

PRINTING United Alliance Student Scholarship Program Now Open for Submissions
February 7, 2023 at 3:52 pm

PRINTING United Alliance announced that its annual Student Scholarship Program is now open for submissions for students entering the 2023-24 academic year. A total of $50,000 in educational assistance is provided to up to 25 students planning to study graphic communications. More information and the application can be found...

A Guide to Hiring the Right Designer for Your Print Shop
February 7, 2023 at 3:32 pm

How can you attract creative talent in a strong labor market, especially one where so many workers can work remotely? If having an in-house design staff is new to your print shop, know that hiring for a creative position is different than hiring for other types of positions. Not sure where to start? Here are tips on how to hire the right designer for your business...

Label Suppliers Move Forward After a Year of Ongoing Material Issues
January 31, 2023 at 8:44 pm

After two years in which printers juggled staff turnover, price increases and inventory depletion, 2022 was supposed to be a return to something like normal. But many issues from 2021 carried over, with paper and raw materials topping a list of concerns for label suppliers across the country — more specifically, where to find them...