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Engaging the Consumer’s Senses

Special photochromic inks activated by UV light.   A recent article in PIASC’s Native.news publication, has an interesting article entitled, The Vanishing Tourist Postcard. In the article, the author explains, “Today, most people are happy to take their own photos rather than buying and sending postcards with pre-populated images.” While I completely understand the appeal of taking and sharing photos online, I think there’s…
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The Me Generation vs. Generation Me

When I was growing up, we were told never to trust anyone over 30. Today it…
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Will Your Business Survive the End of Prop 13?

Although over a year away, the 2020 election features not only a contested Presidential race but…
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Retirement: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Hardly a day goes by without a phone call from someone looking to sell their printing…
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It’s Official. Print is Dead.

So, it’s official. Print is dead. I know this because the Washington Post said so. The headline read,…
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How do you define the Printing Industry?

There are a number of challenges facing the printing industry today. We have new tariffs on…
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Ransomware Hits SoCal Printers

Tomorrow morning you walk into your company and, when you switch on your computers, there’s a…
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Janet Steiner Selected Executive of the Year

Los Angeles, California—Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California (PIASC) announces the selection of Janet Steiner,…
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The Printing Education Dilemma

Educating young people about the career opportunities available in the printing and graphics industry requires a…
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College, Employment, and Reality

I recently had dinner with a young printing industry superstar in the making. During our meal,…
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