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A Guide to Print Embellishment and Specialty Applications

Printing is and always will be a form of manufacturing, but the days when printers could think of themselves strictly as manufacturers are long gone. Today, print shops increasingly find themselves cast in the role of creative advisors to customers whose quest for competitive differentiation and heightened brand awareness is never-ending.

Accounts Payable Automation - 6 Most Important Metrics to a Winning Business Case

If the stubbornly high number of organizations that process invoices in a manual or semi-automated environment has proven anything, it's that many accounts payable leaders still struggle to articulate the value of automation and justify the expense and time to senior management. Many helplessly watch as their automation budgets are slashed or their automation projects are rejected or postponed.

Adding Value and Services to In-Plants

In-plants can secure their futures with the help of a wide range of value-added services that their customers need, want, and will pay for. Some of them are based on graphic production.

Automate Accounts Payable

Almost every organization has an accounts payable (AP) department. Accounts Payable represents a liability for a product or service that has been delivered, but payment has not been made. Manual processing of AP is expensive and time consuming. Automating Accounts Payable can increase employee and vendor satisfaction and can ensure financial and regulatory compliance.

Data Empowerment Developing Data Strategies and Tactics for Profitability

This white paper is a guide highlighting some of the key points to consider when developing a growth strategy surrounding the smart use of data.

Enhancing the Print Customer Connection: Delivering Client Experiences That Build Competitive Advantage

Building strong customer relationships goes beyond delivering high-quality print products and services. All customer touch-points and communications — from job quotes to submission to delivery — influence a client’s experience. Today’s customers expect their print providers to offer smooth onboarding, easy order submission processes, ongoing communication, effective job management, value-added services, and security measures.

Print in the Eye of the Buyer - Enhancing the In-Plant Customer Experience

In-house printing operations may have captive customer bases, but creating positive customer experiences is still important. Given the continual threat of parent organizations outsourcing print to facilities management companies, in-house printing operations that focus resources on delivering excellent customer experiences can strengthen client relationships and help reduce the threat of work going to outside vendors.

Print in the Eye of the Buyer - Enhancing the Print Customer Experience

When it comes to communications, your customers have a variety of options: they can print jobs in-house, select a digital strategy, work with another print provider, or they can choose you.A popular strategy guiding print service providers’ (PSPs) success in helping increase customer share and growing sales is to focus on delivering excellent customer experiences.

Print in the Eye of the Buyer - Identifying Print’s Role in the New Communication Mix

Today’s print buyers have many communication options beyond print to reach and engage with customers and prospects. Email, social media, video, and mobile all present marketers and brand owners with a wide variety of media channels. Despite an increase in communication options, print continues to play a fundamental role in supporting organizations in customer outreach and mission-critical business activities.

Print in the Eye of the Buyer - Identifying and Meeting Needs of Todays Customers

Meeting print customer expectations has never been more important or challenging. Today’s organizations have many print providers and media options beyond print to choose from to meet their marketing and communication needs. Winning in today’s competitive business environment requires print service providers (PSPs) to develop sound strategies that enhance customer experiences, build loyalty, and grow sales.

Print in the Eye of the Buyer - Navigating Customer Purchasing/Procurement Processes

Navigating the procurement and purchasing processes within a mid- to large size organization is challenging for any vendor in any industry. Many companies must follow strict purchasing rules and adhere to structured buying processes. Print service providers that understand these processes, rules, and expectations can help improve their chances of winning business from such organizations while also delivering a positive customer experience.

The Power of Color in Communication

In this white paper, we will look at some of the research that has been done on the use of color — and other elements — and response rates, best practices and design considerations.

Why Variable Data Printing Remains an Essential Value-Added Service

As more and more companies talk about focusing on the individual customer, many print service providers have evolved into marketing solutions providers to support the complex level of personalization clients now require. For print service providers this has meant an expansion of their services offerings, but also an opportunity to partner more closely with clients than ever before.

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9 Things You Need to Know When Buying a Wide Format Printer

Purchasing the wrong wide format printer can be a costly mistake. Understanding the evolving equipment and technology used by large format printers can be confusing. Canon’s whitepaper, 9 Considerations When Buying A Large Format Printer, can educate you on the ins and outs of wide format printing so you can make a solid investment.

Solutions to Four Common Large Format PDF Printing Issues

Not all PDF files are the same, especially when it comes to wide format printing and many users experience common PDF printing problems. Download the FREE White Paper and get solutions to 4 Common PDF Printing issues.

Align your wide format printing investment with new applications and customer demands

As commercial printers look to expand their customer base and establish competitive differentiation it is imperative to use the right large format printing solution and technologies to meet your customer's demands.

Optimizing Security Whitepaper - Safeguard Your Printing Environment

In the digital age, sharing information via printers and other networked devices is vital to working efficiently, but it also involves a certain level of risk. People, search engines and other devices may try to access your confidential business information. That means security is becoming an increasingly important discussion topic as organizations seek to protect their valuable assets within their large format working environment.

Wide Format Inkjet Printer Buyer's Guide for Contractors and Subcontractors

To build successfully, avoid costly bidding errors and construction rework it is important for general contractors to make sure that they and all subcontractors are working off the latest document version. As a result, the ability to print large format documents is more critical than ever. If you are a general contractor or subcontractor, this is a "must-read" before you buy or lease your next wide format inkjet printer.

Safeguard Your Sensitive Data

Data remanence is a real threat to today's business world. The increase in usage of digital devices opens the door for serious security breaches. Protect your business' sensitive data and intellectual property with electronic data scrubbing.


The Need to Invest in Production Inkjet Technology White Paper

Print is moving toward a future of value rather than volume. Keep your operation prepared with technology capable of delivering the personalization, volume, and productivity needed for success. It may be the difference between the status quo and truly valuable print that drives measurable results.

Inkjet Applications Matter! Opportunities & Trends in Production Inkjet White Paper

The technologies, speeds, quality, and applications of production inkjet are only growing, creating improved opportunities for print service providers. Read this insightful white paper to find the application trends your business can take advantage of for the ability to affordably produce high quality customized print.

The Inkjet Tipping Point White Paper

Many PSPs are considering moving from offset to inkjet printing. Read how production printing with inkjet can be cost-effective, provide more finishing options, and be a primary driver of growth and see how it compares to the cost of offset printing at various quantities.

Whitepaper Downloads from Canon Solutions America

Whitepaper Downloads from Canon Solutions America