Yard Sign Season: Spring Is Here
Mar07

Yard Sign Season: Spring Is Here

A yard sign play an important part in spring. It’s the time of the year that people need to signs to direct traffic for their events like soccer tournaments, baseball tournaments, or track meets. Yard signs are nice inexpensive tools to help you communicate special events. We have even seen them used for high school graduation parties. Why a yard sign? They are cheap to print, easy to design, and can be used over and over again. The...

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Copyright and Trademark Infringement, A Reference for Print Shops
Feb01

Copyright and Trademark Infringement, A Reference for Print Shops

Too many print shops shy away from printing logos or trademarked images because they’re worried about copyright infringement laws. The thing is, it’s easier to get the clearance licenses to print these things than you think. Consider this; sports franchises make most of their money through licensing deals. They want you or your clients to license their images and pay their royalty fees. It’s a business. So, the next time a client...

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Laminating Film or UV Coating? The Book Cover Battle Continues
Mar04

Laminating Film or UV Coating? The Book Cover Battle Continues

For most print shop owners, the decision between outfitting their shops with a laminating film machine or a UV coating machine often boils down to price. Price alone should not be the only factor because the bottom line can shift over time,  especially if you’re doing large runs. Laminating film is best for short, simple runs. If you’re doing a lot of short and simple runs (less than a 1,000), like internal reports, white papers or...

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Busting UV Coating & Print Finishing Myths
Feb04

Busting UV Coating & Print Finishing Myths

Is UV Coating Dangerous and Expensive? In today’s information age, accurate information can be a moving target. The result is sometimes business leaders will make strategic decisions based on myths rather than facts, wasting both profit and productivity opportunities. Take print finishing technologies, for instance: With UV coating’s popularity on the rise (double-digit growth in the last 10 years, in fact), misinformation...

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Lassco CR-50 Manual Corner Rounding Machine (CR-50)
Oct13

Lassco CR-50 Manual Corner Rounding Machine (CR-50)

The Lassco CR-50 Manual Corner Rounding Machine isn’t for everyone. If you’ve got a high-production print shop, and need to do a lot of cutting and corner rounding, the Lassco CR-50 is the one for you. It’s a floor model, so it’s made for durable, rugged use — the kind of tough use that a high-production shop can dish out. Add to cart How is it Used? The Lassco CR-50 Manual Corner Rounding Machine is designed...

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Commercial Printing Ink Continues To Lead Printing Industry Growth
Jul22

Commercial Printing Ink Continues To Lead Printing Industry Growth

Ink World published its Inkjet Report for 2013 highlighting the growth of inkjet technologies in digital print and its prospects moving forward. Commercial printing inks continue to lead the digital revolution that makes digital and wide format the new standard. There are still questions of the direction print will go as more technologies get introduced in marketing. For now, commercial printing inks are seeing more growth year over...

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