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Eckhart & Company: Diverse Services Under One Roof

by: Amy Bauer Bookbinding and custom information packaging require different skill sets, different equipment and therefore different cultures, but Eckhart & Company, Inc., of Indianapolis, IN, has successfully merged the two to create a business that has expanded its market base beyond traditional boundaries. "We're really in the business of providing solutions to information packaging and information management," said President Chris...

Specialty Folding Finds its Groove

by: Trish Witkowski, foldfactory.com It's no secret that the business of print has changed. Though the commoditization of print has been disappointing, something very interesting has been happening to a sizeable piece of the printing pie. A surge in interest in specialty print projects, such as unique folding configurations, dimensional solutions and innovative direct mail is in essence de-commoditizing print,...

Travel & Tourism Industry Incorporates Intricate Folding

by: Melissa DeDonder According to the U.S. Travel Association, tourism is a $704.4 billion industry. While leisure travelers and meeting planners benefit from having so many destinations to choose from, Convention & Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) face fierce competition as they try to earn those elusive travel dollars. CVBs are constantly searching for creative ways to showcase their destination so that...

Cloth Covers All the Rage…Again

by: Dianna Brodine In 1903, Paul Adam wrote and published Practical Bookbinding. The how-to manual for the early 20th century was considered a definitive work, covering all aspects of bookbinding from paper type to backing boards to cover materials. In Practical Bookbinding, Adam said, "The real protection against outward injury to the book lies in the cover." Indeed, the cover...

Sales Tips: Fundamentals Beat Flash

by: Dave Fellman The guys I play basketball with call me "Old School." I think that has more to do with my age than my playing style, but I consider it a compliment nonetheless. And the fact of the matter is that my game is a lot more fundamentals than flash. An attendee at a recent seminar called me a dinosaur....
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