Seven reasons to attend the free Insource Technology Solutions Summit premiere

spotlight-imageOn December 1, 2 & 3, seven of the top industry reps will gather at 85 Citizen Court, Unit 6, in Markham, Ontario for Insource’s free Technology Solutions Summit. These knowledgeable industry veterans understand technology inside-out – and how understanding trends, realities and solutions can boost your bottom line. Insource will present the world’s most up-to-date equipment covering mail processing, vision systems, digital print finishing, inkjet printing systems, short-run packaging, bindery finishing, and much more. Plus, there’ll be live equipment demos, one-on-one discussions and exciting equipment discounts.
If you’re looking for a partner devoted to maximizing your profits through the latest affordable technology, then you should not miss this event.

Simply click the link below to register. Space is limited and seating will be on a first-come-first-served basis. So act now!

Thursday, Dec. 1
10 am: Kirk Rudy’s Jim Williams
Since 1967, Kirk-Rudy has created solutions for addressing and paper handling for the direct mail, printing, newspaper and card industries. Kirk-Rudy offers cost-effective solutions that are exceptionally well built, flexible and easy to operate and maintain. Jim will discuss Global Inkjet Technologies: How To Add Profitable Services And Improve Existing Efficiency. This timely talk delves into the various inkjet systems on the market today, the applications where they’re used, and how they can boost a company’s profits. Production facilities will discover how to lift in-house efficiency, improve both workflow and quality. Jim will also provide a helpful outline of the steps, equipment and marketing strategies required to succeed.

Noon: Riso’s Andre D’Urbano
Riso celebrates its 30th anniversary in the U.S. this year. Since Riso was founded in Tokyo in 1954, it has repeatedly developed the world’s best solutions for a variety of specialized sectors in document printing and duplicating. It’s still the world leader in digital duplicating and is rapidly building its market share in digital laser and inkjet printing solutions for business. Andre will present The Many Benefits Of Adopting Inkjet In Your Business. This will be an eye-opening review of how Inkjet creates new revenue streams for commercial print operations. Andre will also explore how this growing technology brings much-needed savings and versatility to in-plant printing departments.

2 pm: Domtar’s Brian Watt
Montreal-based Domtar Corporation is the largest integrated producer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America, and the second largest in the world based on production capacity. It designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of business, commercial printing, publication and specialty papers with recognized brands such as Cougar, Lynx Opaque Ultra, Husky Opaque Offset, First Choice, Sandpiper (premium 100% recycled unbleached), and Domtar EarthChoice Office Paper, part of a family of environmentally and socially responsible papers. Brian’s presentation is titled Improving The Bond For A Better Impression. Join him as he gives us an update on the most important factor in printing, mailing and packaging – paper. Learn what’s going on in the paper industry, trends and upcoming changes that could affect your business.

3:30 pm: Flagship’s Kristi Kranitz
Getting your projects printed quickly is only half the job. Reaching your target audience quickly, accurately and cost effectively is the other half. Flagship specializes in managing distribution with its wide range of mailing services while saving you time and resources. Its combination of expertise, leading technologies and efficient distribution services maximize your ROI. Its direct-mail distribution services include best-of-breed formulas for access, requisitioning, business permission rules, freight efficiency and analysis. Kristie’s presentation Data and Canada Post in review will provide a CPC review – from government directives to product simplification and specification changes – so mailers can take advantage of new postal initiatives and get the most from their postal budgets.

Friday, December 2
10 am: Kirk Rudy’s Jim Williams
Since 1967, Kirk-Rudy has created solutions for addressing and paper handling for the direct mail, printing, newspaper and card industries. Kirk-Rudy offers cost-effective solutions that are exceptionally well built, flexible and easy to operate and maintain. Jim will discuss Global Inkjet Technologies: How To Add Profitable Services And Improve Existing Efficiency. This timely talk delves into the various inkjet systems on the market today, the applications where they’re used, and how they can boost a company’s profits. Production facilities will discover how to lift in-house efficiency, improve both workflow and quality. Jim will also provide a helpful outline of the steps, equipment and marketing strategies required to succeed.

Noon: Westlund’s Alyssa Wright
Product handling, packaging, integrations and assembly and much more – over the past 20 years, Westlund has built more than 340 new machines with a focus on ultra-efficient automation. This includes complete systems for Johnson & Johnson Medical, Baxter Healthcare, Chevron, Klockner Medipak, Barry Wehmiller, American Olean, and Transitions Optical, among others. Alyssa will discuss Challenging The Status Quo: Automation Where There Was No Automation. As North American manufacturing markets become ever more complex, the demand for automation becomes increasingly important. Learn how custom machines are helping organizations get to market faster, improve workflow and conquer the competition.

1:30 pm: Amazing Print Tech’s Slava Apel
Slava Apel is a pioneer in web-to-print technology for print shops. He’s a frequent international speaker and was voted one of the top 35 Most Influential Canadians in Print. His breakthrough online storefront product, eCardBuilder, has enabled printers worldwide to turn their websites into profit-building online design studios seamlessly processing millions of orders. Slava will present Boosting sales through online marketing and web-to-print automation. He’ll share his experiences in successful marketing and automation, and will delve deeply into cloud-based automation and print marketing, how to choose which products will sell well online, how to create marketing strategies with the highest ROI, how to choose the most popular print products, and the top 10 online marketing and sales techniques for print shops. Some of the world’s best printing companies in over 16 countries have recruited Slava to train their organizations – so this is a rare one-day opportunity to learn from an acknowledged industry expert.

2 pm: Thermotype’s Nanette Cook
Thermotype specializes in a host of digital finishing solutions – including dye cutters, foil presses and stamping, foils, films, supplies slitters, thermography and much more. Joe will present A Cut Above: The Modern Life Of A Digital Sheet.
There has been a lot of discussion in the industry about digital printing, growth and upcoming dominance within the print industry. Learn how the modern digital shop allows organizations to output finished digital print faster without compromising on creativity or quality.

3:30 pm: Petratto’s Colin Johnson.
This Italy-based equipment manufacturer has specialized in post-press finishing technology for over 70 years – including bookbindery and converting machines, die cutters, creasers, folders and perforators, attaching and tipping-in feeders and much more. Colin will present Changing Over – Flexibility In Short-Run Packaging. As short-run packaging growth continues, he’ll show you how organizations are capitalizing this growth by satisfying the needs of CPG companies with a wide variety of creative and interactive options.

Saturday, December 3
10 am: Flagship’s Kristie Kranitz
Getting your projects printed quickly is only half the job. Reaching your target audience quickly and cost effectively is the other half. Flagship specializes in managing distribution with its wide range of mailing services while saving you time and resources. Its combination of expertise, leading technologies and efficient distribution services maximize your ROI. Its direct-mail distribution services include best-of-breed formulas for access, requisitioning, business permission rules, freight efficiency and analysis. Kristie’s presentation Data and Canada Post in review will provide a CPC review – from government directives to product simplification and specification changes – so mailers can take advantage

Noon: Riso’s Andre D’Urbano
Riso celebrates its 30th anniversary in the U.S. this year. Since Riso was founded in Tokyo in 1954, it has repeatedly developed the world’s best solutions for a variety of specialized sectors in document printing and duplicating. It’s still the world leader in digital duplicating we is rapidly building its market share in digital laser and inkjet printing solutions for business. Andre will present The Many Benefits Of Adopting Inkjet In Your Business. This will be an eye-opening review of how Inkjet creates new revenue streams for commercial print operations. Andre will also explore how this growing technology brings much-needed savings and versatility to in-plant printing departments.

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