Author: Redaktion

Daten-Wertschöpfungskette: Data Value Chain
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In many print shops, financial accounting and the ERP system provide the data needed to manage a company. In many cases, the printing industry has standard reports for the key performance indicators (KPI). If you want to go beyond that and create additional value from the data, then you need experts in data visualization and analysis.

Cloudprinter erhält Anschubkapital
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Something is happening in the print job intermediary market: Cloudprinter, Dutch developer and provider of the global print API platform of the same name, has received seven million euros in seed capital in an investment round led by Capital Mills. The backers are Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (BOM) and a Dutch family office.

Packaging Act: Haerting
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From tomorrow, the extended manufacturer obligations from the new Packaging Act will come into force. This means that all packaging will have to be officially registered in the future. We talked to Dr. Martin Schirmbacher, partner at Härting Rechtsanwälte and specialist attorney for IT law, about what the new regulations mean for (online) print shops and what operators must do now.

Books on Demand GmbH
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The Norderstedt-based self-publishing specialist BoD will once again be managed by a dual leadership team. In addition to Yogesh Torani, who has been part of the management team since 2008, Dr. Marko Kuck will join Books on Demand GmbH on July 1, 2022. In his new position as BoD managing director, he will succeed Dr. Gerd Robertz, who left the company at his own request in February after seven years.

IOP Frühjahrstagung: Allcorp
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Among the members of the Initiative Online Print e.V. (IOP), cautious optimism and a spirit of new beginnings prevail. This was clearly noticeable at the spring meeting held at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG in Wiesloch on May 31 and June 1 – despite all the deliberations about how to tackle the current crises. In addition, with allcop Farbbild-Service GmbH & Co. KG, the IOP also welcomed a new member to its ranks.

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Why is Beyond Print actually called Beyond Print? Why is the paper crisis, of all things, giving mass customization a boost, and why is ‘digital only’ a dead end? In an interview with, Bernd Zipper not only provides answers to these questions, but also explains why it is so important for advertisers to develop a comprehensive concept in which printed and digital forms of advertising are intertwined. Curious?

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We are now entering the second day of the Online Print Symposium 2022 – but of course not without giving you a little insight into yesterday. The day was packed with interesting presentations, exciting new ideas and lots of networking. Curious? Take a look for yourself! Of course, the video can only give you a first impression of the atmosphere at the Online Print Symposium.

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In the search for holistic IT concepts that meet individual requirements, more and more print shops are coming across no-code platforms. In addition to facilitating software development, these platforms promise the precise integration of hardware, third-party and legacy systems, as well as the automation of administrative processes.

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Apoidea Handels GmbH in Bautzen shows that specialization in online print can work: Their online store, which is geared towards beekeepers, has been on the market for more than a year and is developing so well that a second online store,, has just been added to the portfolio. In both cases, the lead print store from Be.Beyond was used for the implementation, most recently also including the new 3D preview of the pitch print editor.

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The number of print shops offering open store concepts directly to customers or resellers has grown steadily in recent years. The onliners in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have implemented highly individual concepts. It is remarkable that not only the very large companies are successful in the business, but also small and medium-sized print shops. Print shops that perhaps 10 years ago would not have thought about implementing a web-to-print concept on the Internet.

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