Archive | Blogs RSS feed for this section
Print

Next-Generation Benchmarks for In-Plants to increase Performance and Value

As I write this I am preparing for a seminar I am conducting at Graph Expo entitled “How to Increase Your In-Plant’s Performance and Value”. This 90-minute is divided into three sections. The first focuses on in-plant trends and offers analysis about in-plants struggling to meet their financial objectives, threats from external companies, and common […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Free Graph Expo Event – Register Now!

Free Graph Expo Event – Register Now!

IMG’s Howie Fenton will participate on a panel of experts who will discuss web-to-print best practices on a range of topics, including installation, roll out, marketing the system, user adoption (both the print shop and end customers), pricing, production and automation, expanding the print shop’s reach and influence and things to consider before buying. When:  […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Top Three Workflow Initiatives

How Will You Increase Productivity and Reduce Manufacturing Costs?

I recently interviewed two dozen in-plant printers and asked, “How important is competitive pricing?” Everyone replied that competitive pricing is critical. This is not limited to in-plant printers. It doesn’t matter if you’re an in-plant or commercial printer, leading companies constantly monitor and reduce their costs. While commercial printer have to reduce manufacturing costs to […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Web to Print Sales or Profitability

Trying to Reap the Benefits of Web to Print? Get the Buy-in!

There has been a lot of buzz lately about the importance of improving your customers’ experience. This is based on a recent article in the Harvard Business Review entitled The Truth about Customer Experience which defines the customer experience as everything your customer experiences. This includes their opinions of your marketing, sales communication, production, and […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Leading Companies Use Cross Functional Teams to Support Complex Sales

Leading Companies Use Cross Functional Teams to Support Complex Sales

At the EFI Connect 2016 show, my old friend Andy Paparozzi, the Chief Economist at Epicomm, offered the State of the Industry presentation. During the presentation, one of the main themes was change and teamwork. When we worked together at NAPL, we talked about teamwork and cross functional teams because in our consulting we often […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }