Digital transformation is a recurring theme at this year's Labelexpo Americas 2022 in Chicago, September 13 - 15. A unique Digital Embellishment Trail will also feature at the event, allowing attendees to explore various digital decoration options replacing analog processes. And LabelTraxx will present powerful virtual tools giving converters greater control over their production environments and collaborations with estimators and customers.
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Are you looking to maximize machine utilization, reduce changeovers, and turn higher profits than ever? Learn in our new case study how Creative Labels of Vermont did just that!
When is the best time to plant a tree? Ideally, ten years ago, as the saying goes. And today is the next best time. When is the best time to prepare your label converting business for a potential sale? The same answer, ideally ten years ago, but failing that, start preparing today!
Ahead of our Wednesday, May 4 Webinar demonstrating how to manage your label business from order entry through prepress automation, this post delves into how workflows in label businesses are managed vs. just how efficient and powerful they could be running.
[Webinar Recording] Stock issues are not going away any time soon. But you can project better by using your data with new dynamic reporting! Do not miss this webinar recording detailing exactly how you can use Batched Inventory Forecast Reporting to quickly pinpoint needs, forecast more accurately, and make decisions more confidently with the better visualization of alternatives.
[New Guide] There is a lot of movement in our industry right now. We have a surge in growth from online retail, global consolidation is shifting the business landscape, and many independent label converter owners with retirement on the horizon are looking to sell off or hand off their business to family. In this climate, what are the best decisions to help you stay competitive or become attractive to sell high? What can you do now to ensure the longevity of your business?
Competition is fierce in the label converting business, and much of that competition is related to price. However, label converters have to exercise caution in lowering prices to drive demand. With tight profit margins, it is dangerous to attract new customers based solely on cost.
All label converters are not created equal—but much of their marketing information gives that impression. If you're not standing out from the competition, you're not going to "pop" in front of consumers. It's that simple. The ability to differentiate your services is the only way to attract and retain customers for the long haul. But how can you effectively stand out?
In an environment where it seems everyone is talking about the "great resignation" or "turnover tsunami," the need for succession planning is top-of-mind for many organizations, including label converters. With many converters being independents who may or may not have family interested in taking over the business one day, proactive succession planning is critically important.