The Values Of Employee Empowerment

According to John Tschohl from the Service Quality Institute, most executives and managers are afraid to empower their employees. They don’t trust employees, and they don’t trust customers. They think employees will ‘give away the store,’ and they think customers will take advantage of employees who are empowered. Most employees are also afraid of empowerment. […]

2022-06-21T13:24:06+02:00Jun 14th, 2022|

Pattern Coating Science Is Key To Printable Self-Adhesive Products

Phil Webster, Head of Industrial Sales, EMEA at Drytac, outlines the importance of pattern coating in the materials that it provides. Adhesives are absolutely critical to the success of applications across a range of sectors. Simply put, if you get this choice wrong, then you put the entire project in jeopardy and run the risk […]

2022-06-07T10:08:49+02:00Jun 3rd, 2022|

Automated Colour Management And Recycling Affect The Environmental Impact Of Print

According to Laurel Brunner, writing for the Verdigris project, workflow automation, whereby data flows to a plate or press seamlessly and with minimal human intervention, still fills too many printers with fear. They are in the data business, and yet are reluctant to commit to technologies that ensure the data on a substrate is accurate. Printing […]

2022-06-07T10:09:07+02:00May 27th, 2022|

Nine Ways A Company Can Maintain Staff Morale

John Tschohl, president and founder of the Service Quality Institute, discusses the steps to retain current employees and attract new ones. Train them Give your employees what they need to do their jobs. There is nothing more frustrating than tackling a project when you don’t have what is necessary to successfully complete it. When you train your employees on [...]

2022-01-31T10:21:41+02:00Jan 31st, 2022|

Key Aspects To Large Format Sustainable Printing

SwissQprint shares five approaches and concepts based on sustainability that can be applied when assessing a large format printer. Purchasers of large format printer systems focus mainly on aspects such as productivity, possible applications or investment and profitability levels. However, sustainability is gaining ground as a criterion – not only due to corporate values, but also because it is increasingly seen [...]

2022-01-31T10:11:32+02:00Jan 31st, 2022|

Reasons To Switch To Digital Finishing Solutions

According to Frank Adegeest, Kongsberg VP Product Strategy and Business Process, historically, hand finishing was always seen as a sign of quality – and is still seen as such in many markets. But in today’s demanding, fast-paced world of sign, display and even packaging, demand means that the care and attention of hand finishing is not sustainable for a [...]

2021-08-01T16:15:57+02:00Aug 1st, 2021|

Tips To Achieve Great Results When Applying Graphics To Rough Surfaces

Gareth Newman, Academy Manager at Drytac, shares tips and tricks when it comes to applying wall and floor graphics on tougher surfaces. Graphics can be incredibly impactful, changing a room – or even a whole building – with colour and design. But it is not necessary to fight what is already there, or to ignore the natural finish of [...]

2021-07-04T15:09:39+02:00Jul 4th, 2021|

Three Reasons To Invest In A Laser Engraver

According to Trotec Laser, there are three commonly asked questions interested parties ask the company when investing in a laser engraver.  1. To date, I have been working with an external service provider for laser engraving. Why should I buy a laser engraver? Good business relationships are worth their weight in gold. The outsourcing of engraving costs you time [...]

2021-06-07T09:10:37+02:00Jun 7th, 2021|

Tips On Window Decoration And Preventing Glass Breakage

According to Grafityp, glass breakage is caused by the difference in tension on a window because certain parts expand faster than others as a result of heating. Glass breakage will therefore almost exclusively occur in outdoor applications. Tips – As long as the film takes up less than 50% of the surface, there is no risk of glass breakage [...]

2021-05-24T08:57:53+02:00May 24th, 2021|

Making Empowered Decisions

John Tschohl of the Service Quality Institute writes that most CEO’s believe their employees are empowered. The description of empowerment for most companies is the following: ‘you are empowered to take care of the customer as long as it fits into the rules and policies we have’. But for empowerment to work, the employee must be willing to bend [...]

2021-06-21T08:42:34+02:00May 20th, 2021|
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