Inc. Magazine recently announced that Inspec Tech has achieved placement on the Inc. 5000 for a third year.
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
During the October PSDA Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, Print Professional’s editorial staff had a wonderful opportunity to meet with leading manufacturers and learn about their latest products and business solutions. Now, visitors to www.printprofessionalmag.com can view exclusive video footage of some of those meetings, featuring corporate executives from Ennis, Western States Envelope & Label, Printegra, Wilmer, Repacorp Label Products, Apex Color, Team Concept Printing & Thermography, Inspec Tech and NBS Systems. Visitors can also learn about a dynamic marketing opportunity available through Print Professional’s upcoming design contest. Manufacturers and distributors can gain national attention as award-winners in a competition recognizing the
Inspired by the publication’s own fresh redesign and new name, the staff of Print Professional is delighted to invite readers to participate in the first of what will become an annual design contest. A panel of independent judges will evaluate entries in a variety of categories, including mailers, commercial printing, value-added forms, labels and tags, form/label combinations, cut sheets, promotional products, multimedia packaging and eco-friendly products. Gain national recognition as an award-winner in Print Professional’s design contest, which will acknowledge the highest level of printing quality, technical achievement and design innovation. The deadline for entries is Feb. 15, and winning entries will be
Recently RFID has been in the cross-hairs of every media outlet. With big businesses and some government offices finding more uses for the technology, the general public is starting to feel a little on edge. Accusations started flying: concerned citizens groups fear this technology could lead to a totalitarian state comparable to Orwell’s 1984 and some religious groups even declared RFID to be related to biblical tales of Armageddon. “The unfortunate thing about that is once [a group] makes such a claim or statement, from that point on, it puts the RFID industry on the defensive,” said Max Golter, vice president of sales at
Forget the back burner — it's time to deal with the inevitable. Standards are being ratified, chips are being built, inlays are being designed, and printers and readers are being tested. At this point, radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is just looking for trouble. As Bill Allen, director of strategic alliances for Dallas-based Texas Instruments (TI), stated, RFID, in most cases, is a solution waiting for a problem. He pointed out that for many people, RFID is just coming onto the radar screen, so they imagine that it's an emerging technology. "In some markets it is," Allen said, "but there are many mature markets
Inspec Tech, a labeling solutions converter based in Valley Head, Ala., recently introduced a full line of RFID labels for the 915Mhz and 13.56Mhz frequencies. The labels are composed of inlays from such companies as Rafsec, TI, Impinj and STM. Inspec Tech combines laminates, face sheets and adhesives with the specific RFID inlay to meet customers' specifications. The labels are in stock and available for same-day fulfillment. Inspec Tech is a certified RFID Specialist and reseller for Sato, Datamax, Avery Dennison and Zebra RFID printers. For more information, call (256) 635-6458, ext. 107, or visit www.inspectech.us.