22 Jun 2021
Starting out as The Printing Company in Orange County in 1975, Westamerica Communications is a family-owned business that has built up more than 45 years of print and communications experience.

Doing business in unpredictable times

It’s been a tough year for nearly everyone in the printing industry, so it’s reassuring that Dan Plomin of Westamerica Communications’ wide format division answers our first question on an optimistic note: “We’re actually not doing too badly – we’ve been fortunate.” We suspect it’s not so much to do with luck as with the fact that, over the years, Westamerica has proved itself to be a smart and forward thinking business.

Integrating an MIS as part of your production setup not only allows you to take greater control of your printing, but also helps you save significantly on time and costs, positioning your business for further growth.

Why MIS can streamline large-format production and cut costs

While there may be a plethora of print hardware available on the market, investment in a management information system (MIS) can be essential to ensure it is operating to its full potential and producing the highest quality work.

Mike Horsten Blog: There’s light at the end of the tunnel.

There’s light at the end of the tunnel says Mike Horsten

Well, I think it’s safe to say that we are finally getting there, and we see some light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel! Though we are all optimistic and happy that the vaccinations seem to be working, the glass, unfortunately, remains only half full.

Consumers' new-found familiarization with floor graphics also opens a host of opportunities for new forms of interaction.

What does the future have in-store for floor graphics?

While floor graphics have been a staple part of the industry for some time now, the pandemic of the past year or so - and the need for social distancing signage - has seen the popularity of these applications skyrocket.

Simon Isaacs, National Sales Director at Ricoh UK, was joined by sustainability strategist and influencer Steve Lister to discuss some of the key advantages of going sustainable in print.

Why sustainability is a smart business approach in print

As part of its ongoing Anything in Print series, Ricoh recently released an informative session about the true value of operating as a sustainable print business. You can catch-up on the podcast here

Nazdar, a forward-thinking company that is very serious about providing excellent product technical support to its customers and distributors.

Nazdar Blog: Technical support during and after Covid-19

We all have a lot of preconceived ideas on how things should be done and what we can expect from others. However, for most of us, all of that changed in early 2020 when Covid-19 entered our lives.