How About a 12-Up Manual Business Card Slitter
Jun03

How About a 12-Up Manual Business Card Slitter

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about how business cards are still important. You should still offer business cards to your customers. You can still give them what VistaPrint can not, personalized service. Buy something from VistaPrint, you get spammed. So, what about a manual business card slitter? You can buy an electric business card slitter from MBM or Formax, but what about the RB Sun Manual 12-Up Handi-Slitter? It can slice and...

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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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How Print Shops Can Add Direct Mail to Their Service Offerings

Direct Mail is one of the hot markets that was featured at last year’s Graph in Chicago. As email becomes important particularly among millennials, companies still need to find creative ways to reach their audiences. Print still has an opportunity to catch eyeballs. To do so, you need to be creative and have material that stands out in the mail and make want people to pick it up versus drop it into the garbage. So, like your...

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Post 2008: The Print Shop Still Have Its Battles
Feb11

Post 2008: The Print Shop Still Have Its Battles

We are taking a break from discussing binding machines, laminators and UV coating machines to tackle some of the business problems for Print Shops. Over the past 10 years, we have been seeing some dramatic changes in the printing industry. The 2008 recession brought some drastic changes with the onslaught of Internet marketing reducing the need for print. Plus, we have to consider green printing and sustainability which is changing...

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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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Five Benefits of UV Coating for Printed Documents
Oct15

Five Benefits of UV Coating for Printed Documents

With fierce competition and prospects who seem to flop between overwhelm and distraction, outshining (not outspending) the competition becomes mandatory if you’re going to thrive in the marketplace. The same goes for your customers, who are feeling the same pressure to wow prospects without breaking the bank. How do you do that in print? Industry experts point us to UV coating, citing the following five benefits of  UV coating systems...

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