15 Minutes
October 1, 2009

Tony Heinl, vice president of Tipp City, Ohio-based Repacorp, found his way into the printing business with a little help from his brother.

"Repacorp's account executive in Columbus, Ohio quit about the time I graduated from Ohio State," Heinl explained. "My brother, Rick Heinl, owned Repacorp and offered me the sales position in Columbus."

Repacorp Handles RFID Label Needs
June 2, 2009

Zebra Technologies is no longer converting RFID labels, but if you still need that work done turn to Tipp City, Ohio-based Repacorp.

Big Brother is Watching
May 1, 2009

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is everywhere. It’s what allows drivers to pay their tolls without stopping their cars. It provides libraries with a way to track books. It gives retailers an opportunity to manage their inventory and provides pet owners with a way to keep tabs on their favorite, four-legged, furry family members. Some consider this a breakthrough technology while others consider it another surveillance tool in Big Brother’s chest. Whatever side a person falls on, RFID is here to stay and will continue to extend its reach into other areas.

Sales Gold
April 1, 2009

The economy got you down? How about your sales? Tune out the naysayers for just a minute and realize the plentiful solutions waiting to be had. Yes, the struggling economy has added a different competitive dynamic to the selling game, but everyone also knows that pessimism is the least productive—and least profitable—of attitudes.

BIG in Baltimore
September 1, 2008

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

Supplier Videos and Marketing Opportunities on Print Professional’s Website
December 18, 2007

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 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

LOOK!! Announcing Design Contest and New Manufacturers’ Video Clips
November 20, 2007

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

Top 100 Manufacturers Chart
October 1, 2007

1 Ennis Headquarters: Midlothian, Texas Annual Sales $(000): 584,713 Principal Officer(s): Keith Walters, Chairman, President, CEO Employees: 6,200 Locations: 44 2 Champion Industries Headquarters: Huntington, W. Va. Annual Sales $(000): 145,188 Principal Officer(s): Marshall T. Reynolds, CEO Employees: 740 Locations: 22 3 Western States Envelope & Label Headquarters: Butler, Wis. Annual Sales $(000): 117,900 Principal Officer(s): Mark S. Lemberger, President Employees: 731 Locations: 5 4 Printegra Headquarters: Peachtree City, Ga. Annual

June 1, 2006

The theft of U.S. trade secrets was costing American companies billions of dollars a year in lost sales when President Bill Clinton signed the Economic Espionage Act into law on Oct. 11, 1996. Although theft of proprietary data and products has been designated a federal criminal offense, it occurs every day, according to John C. Smith, president of the John C. Smith Group High Technology Investigations & Security Consulting of Silicon Valley and Roseville, Calif. For eight years, Smith served as the senior criminal investigator for the high technology theft/computer crime unit in the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, working high-technology crime in

Manufacturers Identify Label Trends
May 1, 2004

With labels, the only thing that isn't changing is their widespread use. When asked about anything new or different within the past year regarding their label operations, manufacturers had a lot to say. John Shanley, president of Labels West, Woodinville, Wash., talked about greatly decreased order sizes, yet greatly increased order activity, and how the demands for consistently high-quality labels and extremely rapid turnarounds are necessitating digital technology. "High-quality label products used to be considered specialties. Now, that quality is expected on every label order, and companies are having to invest in that quality," commented Shanley. At Tipp City, Ohio-based Repacorp Label Products, owner