How Workflow Solutions Improve the Customer Experience

Technological advancements have been transforming and changing the way most organizations do business. It is no secret that the print industry in the US is no exception, as many forward-thinking companies have long been finding new ways to make their business more profitable. It is evident that workflow automation is still one of the hottest and most important topics among almost all printing establishments. While manufacturers and producers continue to introduce new and innovative products on the market, commercial printers are gradually moving into using automation in varying degrees.

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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, 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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SumnerOne DIY Projects with Large Format Printing

We're living in a world where DIY projects are taking over. Whether you're into creating crafts, furniture, or other products, there's a good chance you've tested your luck with the DIY trend. At SumnerOne we've been working to grow our crafting skills and use the technology we have available to bring our projects to life. Lately, our large format printers have been our main source of letting our creative juices flow. Here are eight of our favorite projects we've worked on recently by using production print technology:

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Are You Still Outsourcing Your Printing?

When you need high-quality prints for your business, where do you go? For too many companies, the answer is to a commercial printer. While there's nothing wrong with outsourcing this work, the fact of the matter is that it likely costs you time, money, and staff resources. But you can't compromise quality in your promotional material—this kind of printing requires state-of-the-art copiers and printers to attract potential customers and clients to your business. How do you strike a balance?

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