Paper Products

Navitor Launches New and Improved Online Print Ordering Site: Navitor.com
March 14, 2013

Navitor has recently released a major upgrade to its online print ordering website, Navitor.com, that simplifies the site's product merchandising and enhances the experience for users. Since the site's launch in 2009, Navitor' s focus has been adding new products to the site to enable print resellers and wholesale print buyers wider options in what they can order online. With the addition of stamps, signs and badges categories late last year, effectively doubling the products available for ordering, the company has shifted its focus to improving site usability and functionality for the print reseller.

Navitor Employees Give Back to the Community
December 20, 2012

2012 marks the 21st Annual Mankato Navitor Fall Food Drive. Each year we coordinate our food drive with the Stuff-a-Truck's annual area campaign, which receives items for area food shelves. The food donated by our employees will again go directly to the shelves of the Salvation Army food shelf.

Last year, our combined group of employees contributed over 2,122 pounds of food, non-food items or cash. Since the first drive in 1991, Navitor Mankato area employees have donated more 257,000 pounds of food/non-food items to area food shelves.

Ennis Combines and Moves Up Two Dividend Payments
December 11, 2012

Ennis Inc. said Monday it will combine its scheduled third- and fourth-quarter dividends into a 35-cent payment in late December.

Ennis will pay the dividend Dec. 28 to shareholders of record on Dec. 20. The company's quarterly dividend payment had been set at 17.5 cents and its third- and fourth-quarter dividends were to be paid in early 2013.The envelope, business form and clothing maker is the latest of many companies that is paying a dividend before the end of 2012 to shield investors from a potential increase in taxes on dividends next year.

Why Thank You Cards Matter
December 5, 2012

5 imprintable greeting cards for everyone from your favorite supplier to your most curmudgeonly client.

How to Work & Play During the Holidays
November 28, 2012

Focusing on work during the holidays can be tough, but it's necessary as the year comes to a close. Here's how to do it without losing your holiday spirit.

U.S. Postal Service Places Bet on Political Mail that Talks, Says MailPOW
October 23, 2012

Strange but true: greeting cards are going negative. The United States Postal Service has recently agreed to promote talking cards to deliver political attack messages to voters. MailPOW ensures that anything you say can and will be mailed against you. USPS is now featuring MailPOW in a media marketing kit developed for political consultants to use in this election. According to company founder Crystal Martin, of Yuba City, Ca., "MailPOW leaves an impression that POWers voters from the mail box to the ballot box."

When opened, most of the cards play an audio clip of a political opponent saying something

The Disposable Wristband That Can Tell You When to Get Out of the Sun
August 21, 2012

A paper wrist strap similar to the bands worn at festivals can help prevent over-exposure to the sun and reduce the risk of cancer.

The device lets people know when they have been exposed to a certain amount of UV radiation by changing color.

The monitor works by changing color from yellow to pink as the strength of UV radiation increases.

It operates through an acid-release agent which picks up ultraviolet light and a dye which responds to pH levels in the indicator.

Developed by Strathclyde University, the technology will be commercialized by Swedish-based company Intellego Technologies.

Ennis Inc.'s Stock Upgraded
July 19, 2012

Ennis has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub-par growth in net income.