January 2016

For the past couple of years book publishers and printers have been focused on how to integrate digital technologies into their operations, including shuffling floor plans, developing new in-house finishing capabilities and trying to sell new services. Well, now it’s time to consider what your customers really want from you. The latest research shows they want a genuine relationship. To build your bottom line, you need to shape an experience that your customers will appreciate, remember, and share with their colleagues.

November 2015

Did you know that InfoTrends predicts that by 2018, inkjet will account for nearly 60% of total production digital color volume? The inkjet market is growing rapidly as a result of speed and quality levels never dreamed possible. Of course, back in the day, printing presses literally changed history, improved the circulation of literature, and revolutionized media. Today, business depends on printing to inform, influence, entertain, and educate people the world over.

October 2015

As the popularity of inkjet grows, we’re seeing bigger, bolder ideas about what can be accomplished by combining inkjet and an innovative spirit. Two recent events celebrated this potential; first, the thINK Forum User Conference, where members of Canon Solutions America’s educational inkjet community came together to share insight and hear about the latest emerging trends from experts. Secondly, Canon EXPO 2015 offered an imaginative showcase of the vast capabilities of Canon technologies, while diving into what’s still to come. See the excitement for yourself.

September 2015

While offset printed books are certainly not going away, many publishers and book printers are realizing there are valuable benefits from incorporating digital book production into their businesses. As John Edwards, President and CEO of Edwards Brothers Malloy said in a recent webinar presented by Printing Impressions and Book Business entitled On-Demand is in Demand for Books, “As printers, we need to do more with less and recognize that one size does NOT fit all.”

What are those benefits?

August 2015

Digital print production has been changing book manufacturing, and the trends are expected to continue. Digitally printed books are expected to grow at double-digit rates per year while offset produced books are expected to decline each year.


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