PrintWorkers Industry News

'Toyota Culture' and Continuous Improvement
The Toyota Production System has been the model for Lean implementation across the world since it was developed and refined by Taiichi Ohno in the 1960s and 1970s. Toyota Culture is an importan...

Domtar Agrees to Buy Appvion POS Paper Business
Domtar's asset purchase agreement with Appvion Operations includes the coater and related equipment located at the West Carrollton, Ohio, facility as well as a license for all corresponding intellectu...

Build a Relationship, Save a Sale
In every relationship, some rain must fall. That includes a vendor/client relationship. You can fix the issue, but lingering negativity can and will remain. Helping the customer to see things in a dif...

Musings and Morsels
For as long as there has been digital printing I’ve railed against the classic “copier” pricing model: lease the equipment, then pay an additional “click” charge to the manufacturer for every print pr...

Solimar Showcases Workflows at User Conference
Solimar's User Conference and Customer Advisory Council (CAC) Summit will focus on enhancements and releases of the Solimar Chemistry Platform, including ReadyPDF production, workflow process automati...

Walt Disney’s 'Low Ride Out' Policy
Walt Disney himself implemented a system called “Low Ride Out Policy,” for continual improvement in the Disney Theme Parks. It ranks each ride’s performance by measuring the number of people choosing ...

Xerox Hires New EVP, Chief Commercial Officer
Joanne Collins Smee joined Xerox in September 2018 as chief commercial officer, and has led the development of Xerox's software and services strategy. In the newly created position, she will lead Xero...

Offering Customers the Total Package in Music City
When a printing company can trace its history back more than 150 years, it could be said it had a jump on the competition. And while it may be fashionable for today’s commercial printers to attempt to...

Survey Finds Printing Salary Rates Increased
Given the important role employee benefits and compensation play in staffing printing operations, Printing Impressions and NAPCO Research conducted a research study to identify salary ranges fo...

4 Things to Ask/Demand of Your Sales Manager
"Did-ya sell anything today?" must be the worst thing a sales manager can say to a sales rep. Salespeople don't come with instruction manuals, so it is not automatically understood how to manage a sal...