Are you ready for February? For many this time of year signals the start of tax season and the look ahead to industry events for education on new and proven solutions. In the news this week we have a change from the USPS that affects high-volume commercial mailers, a shake up at AlphaGraphics headquarters, a look at the history of PRO Archiver and the commonalities of beer and the Xplor Global Conference in March 2012.
Did you know that Pro Archiver evolved from the Acartus Corporation and EMC?
In the news this week we start to look at drupa 2012, one of the largest print trade shows in the world. In fact, we have coverage on Ricoh’s Production Printing Business Group and their outlook for the show and the move Hewlett-Packard is making to create a presence at the show. In other news, the web and print blog from what they think looks at businesses and the inspiration of change for the New Year. Finally, we offer coverage from PrintWeek on a major print and consumer company filing for Chapter 11.
What print vendor is seeking Chapter 11 protection and what does it mean for the industry?
Welcome back to our weekly edition of industry news. This week we have a question on Transpromo, a Q&A about sustainability and printing, an update from Xplor and a postal change for Direct Mail. In addition, you probably saw our PRO Viewer product announcement last week and this week CrawfordTech announced the PRO Suite Version 4.0 upgrade. We have included a link to the press release in this edition as well as the details for our informative product launch webinar January 18, 2012!
We also just launched the newest Crawford Courier newsletter; now in a new format for easier viewing. Have you signed up to receive it?
Happy New Year! And welcome back to the Crawford Technologies Weekly Reading List. This is the first Friday of 2012 and there is some interesting pieces of news in the industry you won’t want to miss. This week we have commentary on QR codes and the lack of love shown by consumers, advancement in the largest print conference’s ticket delivery for 2012, the likening of Amtrak and the United States Postal Service and another example of how Print isn’t dead.
In addition, CrawfordTech announced a new product this week – PRO Viewer. We have included a link to the press release in this edition as well as information for our informative product launch webinar January 18, 2012!
Would you believe culture can save the fate of printing firms?
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