Print Industry Insights & Solutions

Near-future growth expectations are high for flexographic printers

Posted by Craig Du Mez on Jan 5, 2017 12:00:00 PM

 

Significant sales growth in the next 12 months—that's the expectation of most flexographic printers, according to FLEXO Magazine's Flash Poll of FTA members.

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Topics: flexographic printers, automation

Extra, Extra! Read All About It - Newspapers Are Abundant In India!

Posted by Lisa Allison on Dec 15, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Newspapers remain one of the most reliable and credible sources of information.  In many regions of the world, particularly in India, newspaper printing is steadily growing. In fact, India is the fastest developing paper market globally and is expected to grow more than 4% per annum until 2030.1

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Holiday cheer can help you finish the year strong!

Posted by Lisa Allison on Dec 12, 2016 1:00:32 PM

It's a snowy blizzard outside of QuadTech's headquarters in Sussex, WI, but inside we are working hard and spreading a little holiday cheer. 

We are in the midst of a very busy 4th quarter as we focus on closing the year strong, finalizing preparations for 2017, and spending time celebrating the holidays. We also take time to have fun at the office. Why? Not only does it improve employee engagement and build relationships, but according to a study by economists at the University of Warwick, happy employees can lead to a spike in productivity by at least 12%.


 

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Train your Operators in Half the Time

Posted by Lisa Allison on Dec 8, 2016 10:01:00 AM

Working in the print industry requires dedication and craft, one that is learned over time through a multitude of experiences. According to an industry survey conducted by PIA Affiliates, nearly 60% of the print industry’s workforce is 45 years or older. Seasoned laborers are edging closer and closer to retirement. As a result, many print companies must devote an extensive amount of resources towards training new talent. What if you could cut the time it takes to train an operator in half by using simplified technology?

 

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Topics: Newspaper

2017 Predictions: What do the Experts Think?

Posted by Craig Du Mez on Dec 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

How is your business plan coming along for 2017? Time is running out! Wouldn’t it be great to be able to peer into the future, and know what opportunities and challenges are headed your way?

 That’s’ impossible, of course. If you’re in the label and packaging print industry, you have a few options: You can take your chances with the local psychic, or you can leverage the business savvy of leading experts who know a thing or two about where the industry is headed.

Labels & Labeling has done you a large favor by collecting the opinions of top industry thought leaders—including QuadTech’s business development manager, Isaam Lutfiyya—on what they foresee for the coming year.

Before you stamp “FINAL” on that 2017 business plan, give this a read>

 

 

 

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Topics: Packaging, Chromere Color Management, brand owners, printers

QuadTech Tested...Customer Approved!

Posted by Lisa Allison on Dec 1, 2016 11:06:00 AM

At QuadTech, we create products that enable you to provide the highest level of quality to your customers. The inspection, color, and register product installations that we have carried out around the world are a testament to our commitment to you. In particular, we are most proud of our newest product for the Newspaper market: Register Guidance with MulitCam® TRIM. This product was designed to service small-to-mid-sized Newspaper printers in markets such as India. Part of our commitment to quality includes ongoing testing of our products in order to ensure that your operations run smoothly.

 

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Topics: Newspaper

A “Recipe for Success” for Flexo Printers

Posted by Craig Du Mez on Nov 29, 2016 9:30:00 AM

It’s no secret that flexo printers are facing ever-increasing color quality demands from brand owners and print customers. How can you stay ahead of those demands and ensure that your press is operating at peak efficiency?

 

In the November issue of FLEXO magazine, QuadTech’s Michael Sisco makes the case for automated workflow solutions—taking a more scientific approach to color management via analysis and correction of ink composition.

Automated workflow solutions promise high return on investment and deliver unparalleled color consistency, uninterrupted production, lower waste, and reduced reworking.

The future for flexo printers is here! Make sure you’re prepared by downloading the FLEXO feature “A Recipe for Success—Ink Analysis & Composition Correction.”

 

 

 

 

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Topics: Packaging, Chromere Color Management, brand owners, printers

High-Quality Registration is Achievable and Economical with MultiCam® TRIM

Posted by Lisa Allison on Nov 21, 2016 10:38:32 AM

Accurate printing registration systems ensure mark patterns are aligned properly for both four color and pantone-based images. Designed to solve the specific needs of Newspaper printers, MultiCam TRIM is a custom system designed for single width, single folder applications. Issues with blurry colors and text misalignment is a thing of the past with QuadTech’s high-tech, operator-friendly system.

 

 

 

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Topics: Newspaper

QuadTech Engineers are Rolling up their Sleeves to Rebuild Page Packs

Posted by Lisa Allison on Nov 14, 2016 8:45:38 AM

QuadTech’s Digital Ink System (DIS) has proven to be a game-changing piece of equipment for many Newspaper and Commercial printers worldwide. Customers have voiced great success in saving both time and money with this system, as it administers the precise amount of uncontaminated ink needed. With extended use over time, the system could need repair and QuadTech has an unbeatable manufacturer-rebuild program in place. 

 

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Topics: Commercial, Newspaper

Modern and Beautiful: The New QuadTech India Office

Posted by Lisa Allison on Oct 23, 2016 10:00:00 PM

The QuadTech India office was bright and on full display in the nighttime hours before its inauguration last week. The structure is beautiful with modern architecture, tall ceilings, large windows and plush greenery. However, this new office represents much more than a cozy place to call "home." It signifies the sophistication, simplicity and quality that customers have come to expect from QuadTech.

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Topics: Packaging, Commercial, Newspaper