Stylecraft Business Forms and Systems/Printing and Graphics

Bound for Perfection
November 1, 2007

Information-gathering for commercial printing jobs extends beyond questions of size, coverage, coating, paper stock and binding. Mark McCusker, general manager of printing and graphics at Stylecraft Business Forms & Systems/Printing & Graphics, Canton, Mich., advised asking the additional, following series of questions to ease communication with manufacturers—including a few questions taking the manufacturers’ interests into consideration. Shipping: • Are the packaging requirements shrink-wrap, bulk-back, carton-pack or skid-pack? • Will shipping freight be an additional cost, or does it need to be priced FOB destination? • Will the artwork be digital, scanned or newly set? • Is the digital artwork created in a graphic-friendly program (such as Photoshop or

It’s Show Time!
September 1, 2006

DMIA’s annual Print Solutions conference and exposition will be held Oct. 3-5 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. The conference will provide three days of educational sessions, including a presentation by this year’s keynote speaker, Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House and co-author of “Contract with America.” Join Gingrich as he analyzes the current political climate in Washington, DC, and educates attendees on effective leadership. This year’s conference will feature equipment demonstrations, offering distributors better insight into how various applications are produced. In addition, exchange centers will be located on the show floor with more than 34 hours of