Trade Printers

A Perfect Combination
February 1, 2010

Do you think outside of the box? If so, you might consider adding integrated or affixed items to your product line. Here is a collection of the latest styles companies have to offer.

Making the Rounds
January 1, 2007

In the health-care industry, the confusion that arises from an overflow of paperwork can quite literally mean the difference between life and death. As a result, the political debate involving the use of electronic health records has been alive and well for years. Though health-care’s use of e-forms and other new technologies may be hotly debated issues in politics, the forms industry doesn’t see the urgency being played out in their clients’ businesses. Nevertheless, some aspects of the health-care industry have changed and are shifting toward electronic streamlining. If the medical community is slow to adjust to new technologies, how are electronic health records

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

Label Inventor Recalls Discovery
February 1, 2006

A sticky situation revolutionized workflow solutions NECESSITY MAY be the mother of invention, but sheer coincidence spawned the integrated label. In 1980, Gary Stewart, co-founder and owner of Trade Printers, Phoenix, was working on a machine he developed to apply transfer tape in segments when producing die-cut laboratory mount sheets. "It came to me that by reversing the process and applying tape to a form and then die-cutting the paper, we could create a peel-out label," he recalled. "There was not a specific application driving the discovery. I just saw that here was a concept with some merit that people would be able to