Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machines vs GBC Binding Machines
Apr29

Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machines vs GBC Binding Machines

If you are shopping for a commercial binding system for your print shop, there are multiple choices out there to choose. Two of the most popular are Rhin-O-Tuff and GBC. Both offer machines with interchangeable dies. On the whole, Rhin-O-Tuff provides the best value in all category of binding machines. The high-end Onyx HD7700 not only costs less, it can punch on average more sheets than its GBC competitor machine, the Magnapunch...

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Need a Heavy Duty Guillotine Paper Cutter?
Apr27

Need a Heavy Duty Guillotine Paper Cutter?

There are several kinds of paper cutters you can use in a print shop. If you are doing large projects with volume cutting, a large hydraulic or electric paper cutter is what you need. If you are a UPS Store or Mailbox store, a good manual cutter is what you need. If you are trying to cut up to 360 sheets of paper at once, you can still do it manually without taking up a lot of desktop space. There are several manual guillotine paper...

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Print Media and Millennials
Apr22

Print Media and Millennials

Jennifer Grace writes a great article on how to reach the Millennials through print. We often hear the notion that print is dead. While we all agree that the Millennial Generation spends a lot of time on their phones, they still interact with print media. Studies have shown that reading from a screen does not have the same impact on people has reading from paper. Students who read from books retain more information than books read...

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UV Coating Machine Buyer Checklist
Apr20

UV Coating Machine Buyer Checklist

Will you be purchasing a UV coating machine in the next 12 months? Purchasing a UV coating machine for your print shop is a great idea. If you offer wide format finishing to customers, having UV coating in addition to laminating operations gives your customers options for marketing themselves. The cost per UV coated sheet is pennies on the dollar compared to laminating. So, it is a good option to have for customers that want to...

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A Floor Graphic Makes A Great Marketing Tool
Apr15

A Floor Graphic Makes A Great Marketing Tool

There are many creative ways to use laminating film to help clients market themselves. Laminating posters for window displays, clear window displays, different textures for direct mail pieces. So, how do offer a floor graphic for retail locations? The way to do it uses a D&K textured vinyl laminate to the face of the graphic you want to have on the floor. On the back of the print, you need to apply a clear or opaque floor mounting...

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