Featured Product: Canon imagePRESS C910/C810 Series

For many, "digital" and "print" seem at odds with one another. Some even thought a digital world would mean the death of print. However, print has embraced the digital world to advance industry offerings, functionality, and, most importantly, productivity. Digital print has revolutionized print production and created a huge demand for flexible, low-cost, high-quality printing options.

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Offset vs. Digital Printing: How to Choose the Method for Your Next Print Job

There are a lot of resources out there that take on this question: Which technology should I use for my next printing project? With the ever-growing updates in tech, however, those articles can quickly become outdated and many of them are already. Here at SumnerOne, we want to make sure that you stay on top of all the latest printing trends, even if that means revisiting a long-going debate.

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Case Study: SumnerOne Improves Printing Efficiency and Billing Transparency at SWIC

When people think about printers and print services, their first thoughts probably lean toward books and pamphlet printing—they’re most likely not thinking about schools. Education, however, is a huge user of print technologies, and SumnerOne does its best to use its expertise to digitally transform these spaces with the latest technology and their exceptional commitment to service.

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Featured Product: Canon imagePROGRAF PRO Series

Try to go a week without hearing one of these clichés: 1) a picture is worth a thousand words, and 2) let’s not reinvent the wheel. Well, this blog is about to get you with both of this clichés, right upfront, so the game is over before it even begins. You may already know that recently Canon reinvented the wheel when they upgraded and reimagined their imagePROGRAF PRO series. They’ve simplified photo printing with innovation from how pictures (which are worth a thousand words) are sent to the printers to how those thousand words are optimized through new color enhancements. What you may not know is how much this reinvention entails—some pretty exciting details—across their suite of printers, which is why the Canon imagePROGRAF line is the featured product for February.

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Featured Product: Canon imagePRESS Lite C165

With each technology replacement we purchase, we’re always looking for new and exciting ways to upgrade. When contracts are up on our mobile phones, we look at things like reception, memory, speed, and camera quality. When you put the newest phones next to each other, however, there’s not a lot that sets them apart. Until there’s a real game changer in the bunch—remember when the first smartphones came to market? The first iPhone? The first Android?—there isn’t much to get excited about. When looking for a new multi-function printer (MFP), there are several upgrades to consider as well, depending on essential work demands and business goals, but there hasn’t been an option like the Canon imagePRESS Lite C165 before.

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Featured Product: Xerox Iridesse Production Press

If you own a color printer, you’ve likely had to replace one of four ink cartridges used in your device. Cyan, magenta, yellow, and black have long been the standard color model used to produce high-quality prints of any kind. Whether you’re printing on ink-jet or laser printers, these four colors are used together to reproduce the entire color spectrum on the page.

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Rethinking Support: How Predictive Maintenance is Revolutionizing the Print Industry

It’s coming up on cold and flu season, and many of us are lining up to get preventive maintenance: a flu shot. Preventive maintenance is how most things are maintained and serviced—from human bodies to household appliances. In anticipation of mechanical parts breaking or needing repairs, we schedule service. Oil changes, annual HVAC assessments, and annual wellness exams are all examples of preventative maintenance. We hope that periodically checking the status of a piece of equipment will alert us to upcoming failure, reducing the amount of equipment downtime and the cost of repairs.

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