Use Your Time Wisely
September 11, 2019 at 3:54 pm

Your time is valuable, and time away from the shop is increasingly difficult to find. With its focus on strong opportunities, new technologies and strategies to build your business, PRINTING United is a “must-do” for any company operating in the many sectors of today’s diverse printing industry. Time used wisely, indeed.

Convergence Power Rankings: Where (and How) to Grow
September 11, 2019 at 3:53 pm

Across the printing spectrum, companies are converging: Seeking new opportunities in adjacent printing segments and vertical markets. Learn in-depth what it takes (both business-wise and technologically) to move your business toward the opportunities convergence offers, and learn which segments offer the greatest promise for your company.

Wallace Carlson Printing Acquires Select Assets of J-C Press
September 11, 2019 at 11:46 am

Wallace Carlson Printing, a Minnetonka, Minnesota-based commercial printer, has announced its acquisition of select assets from Owatonna-based J-C Press. The acquisition expands the company’s services to a diverse range of commercial printing capabilities and customer base that include wide-format and signage. Wallace Carlson will continue to serve the J-C Press client base and maintain a…

Promo History Lesson: The World's First Movie Poster Was a Promotional Failure (But Still Sold for $70K at Sotheby's)
September 6, 2019 at 11:33 am

Today's lesson comes to us from 19th Century French cinema—specifically, the poster that is believed to be the first film poster in history. It was unsuccessful at driving people to the theater, but it was successful at raking in some cash more than 100 years later. The poster for Auguste and Louis Jean Lumiére's film, which was also the first public movie screening, only garnered 30 attendees out of an invited 100...

Opening Night Party at Gilley’s
September 5, 2019 at 12:36 pm

Connect with old friends and new and say “howdy” to PRINTING United. Join your colleagues for a party to celebrate a great show and look to the horizon for next year! Here’s the deal: We’ll provide the drinks (no charge), some finger food (that’s free, too) and a venue with its own appeal. You bring…

Opportunity in New Directions
September 5, 2019 at 12:35 pm

“Convergence” is everywhere in today’s printing industry, as companies seek new opportunities in adjacent sectors and market areas. PRINTING United is an essential event for any print professional looking to board the “convergence train,” or to further strengthen the foundation of their current business model.

Digital Textile Printing: What, Why, and How
August 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Digital textile printing continues to expand in possibility and influence, and numerous companies have adopted the technology to access apparel, soft signage, and décor markets. Receive a broad view of the segment today from industry experts steeped in the technology, the vertical markets it supports, and its many opportunities.

Apparel Decorators Luncheon: Engagement Strategies
August 28, 2019 at 5:57 pm

Come for lunch, leave with 10 strong strategies for keeping your employees engaged. This event features a presentation by printing business owner Brian Adam (Olympus Group), whose employee engagement efforts bring company profitability, employees feeling part of the company’s success, and a good dose of inspiration.