Marketing for print services

Marketing for print services

Practical suggestions by industry leaders Any list of leading Canadian commercial print companies would include CJ Graphics, Hemlock Printers, and PDI. CJ Graphics is made up of over 30 companies operating in one state-of-the-art facility located across an 8-acres...
Remembering Arthurs-Jones

Remembering Arthurs-Jones

He may have retired 25 years ago, but his company is still the industry leader As PrintAction celebrates its 60th anniversary, it’s appropriate to focus on print icons who can inspire us. When we asked current industry leaders from across Canada about the importance...
Hiring challenges

Hiring challenges

We can take steps to attract talent Vacant positions affect productivity, customer satisfaction and profits. Here are some interesting hiring challenges in the industry: Young people entering the industry prefer creative or marketing roles instead of traditional...
Dealing with price increases

Dealing with price increases

The need for cost escalation clauses Lately, the industry is facing paper and substrate price increases. The potential for quarterly adjustments is estimated to be in the range of four to 10 per cent.   Reasons for increases There are several reasons for price...
Measure for success

Measure for success

Metrics to track for assessing performance Workflow improvement is a major theme in many industry publications and webinars, and for good reasons. More than 85 per cent of respondents to a recent industry survey indicated that they are dealing with mostly manual...