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
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National Printing Converters (NPC), Brazil, Ind., is offering distributors the opportunity to earn credit towards the production of digital printed jobs. Distributors placing new custom label orders on or before Aug. 31 will receive up to 1,000 sheets of complimentary, full-color digital printing of their choice. For more information, call (800) 877-6724, ext. 6732, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
A look at what one document solution company has to offer distributors. For nearly 40 years, NPC, a full-service document solutions provider based in Claysburg, Pa., has worked with arguably the largest distributor in the country—the Government Printing Office (GPO). In fact, according to an annual list published by the ABC Advisors, NPC is the second-largest printing supplier to the GPO. Seven years ago, NPC took this invaluable experience and began offering comprehensive services to distributors. "NPC's core capabilities include mid- to long-runs of one- and two-color books and forms with up to four-color covers," said Gretchen Weaver, marketing and sales development coordinator. "We