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Beefing Up Your Barcodes: 3 Things Medical Manufacturers Must Know About New GS1 Standards

Consumers, trading partners, and regulators want more streamlined methods to track product attributes and sources. The non-profit center for barcode standards, GS1, is responding to those desires by unveiling a major upgrade to the Global Data Synchronization Network in May 2016. To comply with new rules and standards, your medical supply business must begin preparing now. Barcodes and other labels will contain more information. To sell medical supplies in many markets, you will need to upgrade your labeling systems.

3 Tips For Having An Effective Sign For Your Store

When you need a sign for your store, it may seem like a simple process to design one and have it printed. However, it can be easy to make mistakes that lead to an unattractive, ineffective sign. Here are some tips to make sure that your sign draws in customers and increases your store's profits. Consult Your Employees While you're thinking about what your sign will look like, it's a good idea that you talk with your own staff.

5 Brand-New Types Of Printing

We're used to thinking of printing services as dealing with conventional paper and ink technologies, but many shops are now going beyond these kinds of technologies -- and there's a lot more on the way. If you're looking at how to source printing jobs or wondering what's available in the print market, check out some of these technologies that are slowly making their way toward consumers. 1. Thermal Printing With thermal printing, the printer heats up selective bits of a certain type of paper to effectively print colors.

4 Instances When Fraternity And Sorority Houses Need Printed Shirts

Whether you have been in a fraternity or sorority before or not, you have seen girls and boys on college campuses and on television who are constantly wearing chapter-related apparel. These shirts are primarily used for branding and marketing purposes to get people's attention. Here are four instances when new printed T-shirts are a must for a sorority or fraternity:  1. Recruitment of New Members First and foremost, the house is going to need some new recruits.

Start A Sweet Company: Begin A Bakery Service From Your Home

With a number of shows on food networks concentrating on cakes, cupcakes, and other baked goods, the need for baking services has skyrocketed in some places. Those who can create beautiful, unique, and delicious baked goods have a good chance of capturing business in the new market. If you are just getting started, you do not have to have a building yet. It is possible to bake from home and deliver to your clients.

Four Tips For Building A Better Business Card

Despite the focus on technology in business communication, the business card is still a staple of most professional interactions. After all, it's a tangible item that helps to reinforce your contact information and your professional affiliation. When done right, your business card can serve as a valuable identification tool that will help you grow your business. Here are some tips to help you create your first business card for your new business.

What You Should Know About Offset Printing

If you plan to print any catalogs, books, or magazines, you might want to consider offset printing. While this style of printing is usually for large scale operations, many businesses are starting to incorporate it into their office setting. Here is more information about this type of printing and why it is useful. What is offset printing? Offset printing is a type of printing that involves using printing plates to print various types of publications.

Chicago IL - A Business Card For Better Business

In this day and age of computers, digital media, and paperless living, business cards would seem likely to fall victim to the technology phenomenom that other paper and card stock products have fallen to over the last decade. Not so! Business cards are still an absolute must when it comes to networking, meeting new people or clients, and getting your name out there. Have a business card handy is what can make or break a new found connection, and could make the difference between them deciding to pick up the phone and call you or not.