Four PSDA Past Presidents were among 10 industry leaders inducted Nov. 9 in The Ben Franklin Honor Society. George Crump (PSDA President in 2009-10), Michael Fisher (2008-09), Bob O’Connell (2007-08) and Gail O’Roke (2002-03) were honored in a ceremony held at the Printing Industries of America (PIA) Fall Administrative Meetings in Grapevine, Texas.
Imports of counterfeit and pirated goods are worth nearly half a trillion dollars a year, or around 2.5 percent of global imports. Counterfeit and stolen products, from medication to electronics, account for a staggering market share.
Things were a bit different when Neil Sedaka recorded “Calendar Girl” in 1961. It was before my parents’ glory days: Woodstock, free love and Vietnam War protests. And I’m guessing at the time there were not many women doing what I do in procurement. I’m not even sure there was such thing as procurement. But I digress. Why am I a “calendar girl”? Read further.
Repacorp has added flexible packaging capabilities to their portfolio of labeling products. Flexible packaging is an ideal solution for the snack food, pet, beverage, confectionery, natural/organic and nutraceutical industries. Specializing in short to medium runs, with a minimum run of 5,000 feet of material, Repacorp is producing affordable, high-quality stand-up, flat-bottom and pillow pouches, bags, bar wraps, sachets and stick packs.
In the final piece of our P2P Exhibitor Spotlight Series, we spoke to Joel Wynne, director of marketing and strategic sales for Wilmer, which will be exhibiting at the P2P Technology + Innovation Summit this October 17-19 in Indianapolis.
Wilmer offers a wide variety of products and services customizable to distributors’ needs, shipped directly to each customer’s door. It boasts a nationwide network of manufacturing, distribution and sales representatives strategically located throughout the U.S. to provide optimum customer response. With an average tenure of 17 years, many 30 years, the entire Wilmer team is thoroughly knowledgeable, respectful and dedicated to distributors and their successes.
As part of our P2P exhibitor spotlight series, we spoke to Alan Paul, chief executive officer at sourceit, a technology company with one simple aim: to provide buyers of marketing services an easy-to-use application that simplifies, automates and standardizes the entire quote and job management process.
Sourceit will be exhibiting at PSDA’s P2P Technology + Innovation Summit, held October 17-19 in Indianapolis. Read on to see what sourceit will be bringing to the P2P conference, and why you should be there to experience it.
Our industry is at its best when distributors and manufacturers partner to deliver the newest solutions for customers. That’s why this year’s P2P Technology + Innovation Summit, held October 17-19, 2018, features a restructured Exhibit Lounge that gives distributors even more time to meet, share ideas and ask questions with the print manufacturers and technology suppliers who are bringing the best solutions to your toughest jobs.