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Print On Demand

Here is where you'll find PODi articles, case studies and production workflow resources relevant to print-on-demand applications.

Marketing Services

This section includes PODi research, best practices and articles dedicated to selling and producing marketing services.

Packaging and Labels

Here is where you can access the growing repository of PODi materials to successfully build digital packaging business.

Production Resources

Providing Business Owners, Solution Architects, and IT/Operational Management a variety of unique PODi educational resources for implementing and improving print production workflows.

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BLOG ARTICLES

Here are the five most recent articles written by Caslon industry analysts and others relating to this business area. Click on the link below to see a listing of all related articles or visit our PODi Insights blog.
Getting to Sales Ready – For You and Your Customer: In a recent PODi coaching session, Joe Manos, EVP of MindFireInc, shared that a large percentage of PSP’s don’t have an active lead generation program in place and the biggest reason given for this is that...
 
ImageThe new Xerox Rialto 900™ Inkjet press offers new inkjet entry option for the market.: At Hunkeler Innovation Days Xerox introduced the Rialto 900™ Inkjet Press, a new 4 color, piezoelectric drop on demand color inkjet press. What makes this press unique is that is a narrow web press (9.84...
 
ImageNew Image Testing Service from ITL: One of the nice benefits of working as an industry analyst is that over time I get to know the other analysts and industry experts. And at least once or twice a year I attend an event that is also attended by...
 
ImageHow to Juggle 3,000 Jobs at a Time and Get Everything Out on Time: Imagine this: A facility that handles 1,000 digital commercial print jobs per day representing a wide variety of applications with many of them having 3-day turnaround times which include shipping halfway...
 
Inkjet Image Quality Improvements Continue at a Fast Pace: Remember back to some of the first inkjet presses, like the VERSAMARK from Kodak.  The image quality of the output was often referred to as “business color”, which meant the colors were pale and washed...
 

CASE STUDIES

These are the three most recently published application case studies relating to this business area. Click on the link at the bottom of this section for a list of all relevant case studies or use the Case Studies menu to peruse our full library of 500+ application case studies.
Company Spotlight: Bassett DirectCompany Spotlight: Bassett Direct: Bassett Direct has always been a marketing services company leveraging digital printing since its inception in 1994. Its tagline “It’s Personal” encompasses their vision of using the capabilities of digital printing and solutions to personalize direct mar ...
 
Company Spotlight: York Wallcoverings Continues to InnovateCompany Spotlight: York Wallcoverings Continues to Innovate: America's oldest and largest wallpaper manufacturer, York has been making wallcoverings since 1895 in its original location in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna Valley. York currently offers over 15,000 wallpapers for both residential and commercial markets. In ...
 
DNA Worldwide - Personal Ancestry BooksDNA Worldwide - Personal Ancestry Books: DNA Worldwide, a leading DNA testing company in the UK, offers a range of ancestry packages to help people find out about their ancestral DNA. Previously, to deliver this consumer service they had to print and stock over a 1000 different kinds of document ...
 

PRODUCTION RESOURCES

We have a growing collection of resources to help you streamline your production workflow. These are the three latest additions related to this business area. Use the link below to see all the relevant production workflow materials or use the Production Resources menu to search the entire content base.
EFI Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition Product BriefingEFI Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition Product Briefing: EFI’s Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition, (GAPPE) is a set of powerful tools integrated into the Fiery server designed to identify, diagnose and fix issues in order to get jobs out the door without a lot of proof prints and with minimal time a ...
 
Canon PRISMAsync Remote Manager Product BriefingCanon PRISMAsync Remote Manager Product Briefing: Canon PRISMAsync Remote Manager is a licensed module that comes with their cutsheet production presses. It provides a highly-graphical method for managing media, jobs and job queues for multiple presses via a web browser interface.
 
Standard Register PODi Workflow Case StudyStandard Register PODi Workflow Case Study: This 9-part video case study reviews how Standard Register is using EFI PrintFlow and Fiery Central to schedule, automate and manage the production workflows for a very large operation. This particular plant is using EFI PrintFlow and Fiery Central to ...
 

SALES RESOURCES

We have a growing collection of resources to help you streamline your production workflow. These are the three latest additions related to this business area. Use the link below to see all the relevant production workflow materials or use the Production Resources menu to search the entire content base.
Opportunities for Digital Printing in Labels: This report provides an in-depth review of the label market in North America. The report tracks the progress of digital printing and identifies the opportunities for further growth.
 
Opportunities for Digital Printing in Folding Cartons: This report is an in-depth look at the folding carton industry in North America and the opportunity for digital printing. The report covers paperboard applications and production processes, the digital value proposition, entry options, and cost thresho ...
 
Opportunities for Digital Printing in Flexible Packaging: Provides a review of the state of the art for printing in the North American flexible packaging market and the new opportunities for digital printing. The report includes an overview of the flexible packaging industry, applications and processes, and d ...
 

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