Dreaming Big: How one PSP followed his passion to expand his business

When you own some of the most powerful and versatile printing equipment in the industry, opportunities open to new ventures you might never have dreamed of in the beginning. One of the most exciting and rewarding experiences at Global Imaging is to set people up with equipment that meets their printing needs, but also leaves […]

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UV printer purging ink

5 Ways Ink Affects the Actual Cost of Your UV Printer

We often talk with our clients about ways to better understand the total cost of ownership on grand format printing equipment. For today’s blog, Global CEO Greg Lamb outlines numerous, often-overlooked ways that ink can affect your overall costs. Ink is one of the biggest factors we run into when calculating the overall cost of […]

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Trends in Digital Textile Printing

Global Imaging is passionate about staying ahead of market changes in order to offer the best guidance to our partners today and for the long term. With that in mind, we’ve put together some of the most influential trends in digital textile printing we think you’ll want to know about for 2018 and beyond. The […]

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PrinterEvolution Eos126 all-in-one dye sub printer

Transfer or Direct: Economic Considerations

Part Two of a 3-part series written to answer the enduring question of transfer or direct when printing dye sublimation. Don’t miss Part One: Output and the Sellable Product and Part Three: Other Influencing Factors. COST DIFFERENCES Generally speaking, transfer dye-sub printing costs 5-10 cents more per square foot depending on the type and weight […]

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Comparing transfer versus direct dye sub print

Transfer or Direct: Output and the Sellable Product

Part One of a 3-part series written to answer the enduring question of transfer versus direct when printing dye sublimation. Don’t miss Part Two: Economic Considerations and Part Three: Other Influencing Factors IMAGE QUALITY AND PRINT SPEEDS The question we get asked most often is this: “Is image quality better when printing direct to fabric […]

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S2K Graphics tFLOW Case Study

S2K Graphics Reduces Paper & Labor, Drives Profitability with tFLOW

S2K Graphics cuts through complexity and drives profitability. Challenge S2K Graphics is an established firm with more than 25 years specializing in POP graphics, digital large-format printing, and screen printing. Based in Tennessee and California, S2K Graphics is part of the Franke Group and has a nationwide sales network. Frustrated that their ERP workflow system […]

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Can You Deduct More Than Your First Year of Lease Payments?

Maybe! Congress was looking out for all the good boys and girls when they made Section 179 deductions permanent in 2015. This gives small businesses the opportunity to immediately depreciate their entire equipment purchase value up to $500,000.“It is easily the most positive thing Congress has done for small business in the past several years, […]

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When to Buy Used Printing Equipment Versus New

  Are you a good candidate for a used printer? Here is a quick test: You want printer X and it costs $200,000 new. Let’s say you purchase it used for $75,000 and have to spend $15,000 on repairs to get it to optimum performance. Did you lose $15,000 or did you save $110,000? How you view […]

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The History of Global Imaging and Its Brands

  If you have ever wondered how Global Imaging got to be where we are today: three companies and seven brands, offering a range of different services, here is the story. It all started many years ago in a camera store in Boulder, Colorado. Greg Lamb and I met at the camera shop where we […]

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Celebrating Our Workflow Studio

Like all of our best innovations, we created the Global Imaging Workflow Studio to fill a gap we found many of our clients struggling with. How could they make the best decision about cutting-edge products without seeing them in action first? Not only that, they should be able to see how they function in a […]

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