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Celebrate Company
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It has only been six weeks since Christoph Behn returned to the management board of Celebrate Company, and the company, which is primarily known for its Kartenmacherei brand, is already setting the course for further growth. With Dr. Henner Schwarz as Chief Operations Officer and Evamaria Wiest as Chief Financial Officer, the management board of the online print specialist has grown.

Data Act
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"Data Act", the new EU regulation to "create uniform rules for fair access to and use of data" may sound unimpressive at first - but it has what it takes to "revolutionize the relationship between printing press manufacturers and printers", says Dr. Martin Schirmbacher, specialist lawyer for IT law at Härting Rechtsanwälte. But what does he mean?

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The future is now - and it will be the focus of this year's Online Print Symposium (OPS) on 14 and 15 March 2024 at the Science Congress Center Munich. The OPS offers a globally unique stage for the latest expert knowledge, future topics and pioneering start-ups. As a meeting place for the global online print scene, the OPS is also the place to be if you want to network in online print.

Onlineprinters: Sascha Krines
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The signs at Onlineprinters point to a new direction: the group of companies, which is one of the top 5 online print shops in Europe, has reorganized its management team. Sascha Krines is the new CEO, succeeding Roland Keppler, who will be leaving the company at his own request at the end of March after five years. Krines' previous position as Chief Financial Officer will be taken over by Tobias Voglmann.

Digital Commerce
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In the USA, the UK and some Asian countries, brand owners can already sell their products directly via the social media platform TikTok. However, rumors are now growing that the platform, which has become the epitome of entertaining and quickly consumable short videos, could soon introduce shopping functions and ads in Europe too. Could this also be relevant or interesting for online print shops?

Packitoo
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When people talk about automation, they usually mean production itself. However, Esko, as a specialist in packaging software, is now going one step further with its latest cooperation. Through the recently announced technology partnership with the French start-up Packitoo, Esko is integrating its software into a tool that is primarily used in sales departments.

Weihnachten
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...and it's Christmas again, time to look back, but also to look ahead. The year 2023 was not an easy one, both economically and personally. It was also the first year with ChatGPT and co. The team at zipcon consulting and beyond-print.de would now like to wish you - written entirely by ourselves and without AI - a peaceful Christmas, happy holidays with your loved ones and a good start to the new year.

PRINTCH
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Superman, Ironman, Batman; all superheroes of yesterday! What makes me think that? Quite simply, anyone who follows the printing industry closely will know that a new superhero has recently entered the scene. PRINTCH - the self-proclaimed only superhero who can print - is the face of a new online print store and a new brand from Häuser Druck GmbH in Cologne.

Cloudprinter
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Cloudprinter received seven million euros in seed capital in the summer of 2022. Since then, a lot has happened at the Dutch-Ukrainian developer and provider of the print API platform of the same name. Probably the most exciting news is the recently announced integration into Amazon's seller platform, as well as the cooperation with the CI Hub Connector.

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Paper has an excellent recycling rate. What's more, the paper industry also contributes to the growth of European forests, produces hardly any emissions and is the largest producer of renewable energy! You don't believe it? The Initiative Online Print has compiled the facts. Print is often portrayed as unsustainable in the public eye, which is why the Initiative Online Print (IOP) sees it as its task to further educate and let the facts speak for themselves.