Tag Archive: Komori America

Oct 05

Social Media Marketing for Printers: Ready, Set, Blog!


The Internet has truly changed the way we receive and share information in our daily lives. In addition to your traditional media outlets, blogs have become a mainstream source of news, opinion, and information. But did you know that while there are millions of active blogs on the Internet, only one-third of Fortune 100 companies …

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Aug 31

Social Media Marketing for Printers: Facebook

Facebook Logo

Most everyone is on Facebook these days. In fact, if Facebook was a country, it would be the third largest in the world. With such a large audience, Facebook is a powerful tool for your business. A Facebook Page can be considered an extension of your website. One of the main business uses of Facebook …

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Aug 12

Social Media Marketing for Printers: Are You Ready to Tweet?


As a business person you might be thinking “Can I really benefit from social media? Are you sure this isn’t just a fad?” With over 750 million users on Facebook and 200 million on Twitter, it’s safe to say that social media is here to stay. For the next five weeks, we’re going to share …

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Jul 26

Social Media Marketing for Printers: It’s Time to Get Started

It may sound contrary as a marketer for an offset printing press manufacturer to say this, but hey all you printers out there, you need to be using social media!  I am not suggesting that we stop the presses—quite the opposite.  Social media can actually drive print.  Let’s face the facts, folks.  Your customers are …

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Jul 12

Are You Ready For Automation? Real Automation?

I wanted to offer some perspective to all those who are considering a new press. The entry dialogue is and has been “how fast will it make-ready?” After all, hasn’t the mantra always been to produce print “better, faster, cheaper?” All the focus has been on the machine and the software to improve your profit …

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Jun 01

Web Presses in a Short Run World

What do these sentences have in common? •     If the job is under 20,000 impressions, it should never go on a web press. •     Always allow for at least 5000 waste copies on a web press. •     Web presses are complicated to run. •     Print quality is much lower on a web press as compared …

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May 23

Industry Leaders Come Together at Emerge


Komori participated in Consolidated Graphics (CGX) Emerge conference last week in Dallas, TX. What is so impressive about this event, other than the fact that it is flawlessly coordinated and first class all the way, is the staggering number of attendees. The nearly 1,000 participants were exposed to seminar content covering topics in print management, …

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May 09

Coming Together as a Family to Help Those in Need

Japan Hope T-shirt

Call me biased, but I think Komori employees are some of the best people in the world.  When the tsunami struck Japan and again with the devastating tornadoes ripped through the southeastern US, the first thought of many of our employees was “what can we do to help?”  While many have already donated generously, we decided we wanted …

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May 02

A Future for Growth – A Look at the 2011 Association of College and University Printers

A couple of weeks ago, I attended my very first ACUP conference. If you’re  asking yourself what ACUP is, you are not alone. With Komori’s focus on the in-plant market, we quickly discovered that one organization and conference you cannot miss is the Association of College and University Printers. This year’s session was held in …

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Apr 12

Komori Shipments Resume Around the World

Tsukuba Factory 1

Komori announced today that press shipments resumed just days after the earthquake and tsunami to locations all around the world.  That is great news!  It seems that even though Japan continues to quake with nearly daily aftershocks, life—and   business—go on.  I cannot imagine what that must be like and we continue to hold Japan in …

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