Two long-standing industry peer groups, PrintAmerica and The Peer Group, announced that they have merged. PrintAmerica focuses on strategic renewal and growth of its members by providing opportunities for learning, sharing and collaborating. Members of PrintAmerica include Aradius Group (Omaha, Neb.), Best Press (Addison, Texas), Cohber (Rochester, N.Y.), Corporate Communications Group (Upper Marlboro, Md.), DCG One (Seattle, Wash.), The DOT Corporation (Irvine, Calif.), Garlich (Fenton, Mo.), GLS/Next Precision Marketing (Brooklyn Park, Minn.), Graphic Visual Solutions (Greensboro, N.C.), Heeter (Canonsburg, Pa.), Standard Press (Atlanta, Ga.), The Standard Group (Reading, Pa.), Suttle-Straus (Waunakee, Wis.), and Trabon Group (Kansas City, Mo.). Click Read More below for additional information.
To help printing companies navigate through the current crisis to the recovery on the other side, NAPCO Research and PRINTING United Alliance launched COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research. This is the sixth in a series of reports, sponsored by Konica Minolta, that examines the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the printing industry, how printers are responding to the crisis, and how they can create a path forward. This survey tracks key indicators across a cross section of printing companies, including commercial printers, graphic and sign producers, apparel decorators, functional printers, and package printers/converters. Download the in-depth executive summary to understand the current status of the printing industry.
*Comparison of 2020 and 2021 First and Second Quarter Sales Numbers Highlight the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic
*Index of Current and Leading Indicators Reaches Highest Point Since the Pandemic Began
*Hiring Remains a Top Issue for Printers
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