Tag: printing tips

Strategies that Work for Successful Printers

In the most recent print edition of Blueline Magazine Joanne Gore, Director of Marketing for Avanti Systems, outlined ideas that successful printers embrace. During my career, I’ve interacted with many printers in the Midwest and over the last few months have met others from around North America. Here are the top trends I’ve witnessed taking hold in the commercial printing industry: ...

Celebrate Print on Paper this International Print Day

At Domtar, we talk about print on paper daily, but it is especially rewarding when that turns into an international conversation. Today is International Print Day. and we are excited because this day gives us the global opportunity to tout the benefit of print and share our love of print with everyone. The theme of this year’s International Print Day is “Print Smart” and relates to sharing...

Business Card Basics

In my opinion the single most important physical piece in an identity system is the business card. This simple card says so much about you and your business. While its format hasn’t changed much over the years, in a world dominated by digital communication, its importance is greater than ever. ...

5 Tips for Avoiding Crossover Problems

A common printing issue associated with design of a piece, is alignment of crossovers. Crossovers are elements that run across the gutter. The challenge with crossovers is getting the two halves to line up after the piece is bound. ...

Print Production – 5 Steps In A True Collaboration

I hate to sound smug, but the print promotional pieces Domtar has printed over the last several years have been magnificent. I would love to take credit for the outstanding quality that has become our standard, but it has truly been a team effort. ...

Penny Pincher Printing Tips

Perhaps you have heard about some of the studies that back the importance of reading and writing on paper. Maybe you are convinced that keeping print in the mix is in fact the right thing to do. However, you have to stay within a smaller budget these days. So what do you do? ...