Week 3

I am ending my third week at Lithographics, and I finally understand the actual process that goes into print production. I have learned from the operations side all week and spent most of my hours with the manufacturing team. I began to tackle 6S, which stands for: sort, straighten, sweep, standardize, self-discipline and safety. The…

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A Brief History of the QR Code

The QR code (short for “quick response” code) has gone from a highly niche technology to commonplace in just a few short decades. These codes, which use tiny black and white squares arranged in unique patterns to store information for scanning, can store up to 200 times as much information as a traditional bar code.…

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Week 2

This week, I created my own schedule and participated in “Around the World.” This means I went through the entire company and learned various positions to go through the entire process of a job. From estimating to CSR to being a press operator, each job matters and a vital part of a the total process…

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Week 1

Starting my summer off strong, I have already learned so much. During my internship I will be tackling and implementing three big projects: development, 6S, and quality. This week I was personally taught and shown hands on how to create plans to see these projects become successful. I was given personalized lessons on audits, 6S,…

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Vision 2022 – Print in the New Now

Design and marketing expert, Daniel Dejan presented at Vision 2022. It was the third year that Lithographics held a spring event, and all have focused on providing helpful information to the creative and marketing community in Nashville.   Daniel Dejan started by sharing the well-known quote by Charles Darwin, who said, “It is not the…

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5 Ways to “Green Up” Print Projects

  Can print help make the world a better place? At Diversity Press, we certainly think so! Choosing a partner like Diversity Press means you’re helping make the world better on multiple levels. You’re working with diverse partners while also taking steps towards sustainability. To help you shrink your environmental footprint when using printing as…

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Printing vs Signs: What’s Better For Business?

Should you focus on printing or custom signs? It’s a fair question, why not both? Printing vs Signs: Which Is Better For You? Branding is extremely important for a business. From offset printing and digital prints to wide format printing, a printing company can help you create a ton of amazing graphics and prints you…

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Everything You Need to Know About Postal Promotions

Download the 2022 USPS Promotions Calendar Now   Even in this digital age, direct mail remains a crucial part of marketing strategy for many businesses. Although it’s one of the most effective methods of marketing, sending physical mail pieces can also add up quickly when it comes to costs. Fortunately, there’s an easy solution you might…

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History of Pantone Color of the Year

It’s time to welcome Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2022: Very Peri! The purple-hued periwinkle blue “displaying a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit” and “helps us to embrace this altered landscape of possibilities, opening us up to a new vision as we rewrite our lives,” according to Pantone’s…

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Stand Out with Standees

If you’ve ever been to any public event, chances are you’ve come across standees. These full-size, stand-up, easel-backed displays are a common marketing tool for brands at any event. You might see them used as life-sized images of a celebrity spokesperson or giant product images to really catch the eye.   Because standees are simple…

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