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National Printing Research Council Seeks To
Involve Members to a Much Greater Degree

The National Printing Research Council (NPRC) is a new printing industry trade association founded by industry consultant and author John Stewart and former Quick Printing magazine editor Bob Hall. The new organization is dedicated to gathering and sharing, on a confidential basis, key financial and marketing data essential to improving both profits and sales in today’s highly competitive environment. We invite you to explore this site and then seriously consider joining our new organization because we are convinced that, by working together and sharing information, every member will prosper.   Read More….


Save $80 On Digital Pricing Survey

Take advantage of this special, limited-time offer from NPRC. Place your order for this popular study before the end of June 2017 and save $80 or 35% on the 2016-2017 Printing Industry Digital Pricing Study. This special NPRC Study is 114-pages in length and illustrates the latest pricing for digital ...
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New Survey on Hourly Rates & Mark-ups!

NPRC Launches New Industry Survey
Complete Survey & Receive Report for FREE!
Click Here to Take Survey Complete our 30-question survey about hourly rates and mark-up practices and receive the final report absolutely FREE in the next 30 days! Key topics explored in our new survey include:

Improving SPE Can Add $200,000 to Bottom Line

  Like it or not, there is an enormous chasm between printing firms when we measure them based upon their sales per employee (SPE). On the one side, we have firms reporting average SPEs of $160,000 or greater while on the other side we have firms reporting average SPEs of ...
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Huge Takeaways from Latest NPRC Ratio Study

 Although the just-released 72-page, 2017-2018 Financial Benchmarking Study published by NPRC is filled with key financial ratios, there is one page that virtually screams out at the reader with the following warning... “You cannot survive, let-alone prosper in this industry if you allow your business to report key performance ratios ...
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Special Pricing on Benchmark Study Ends June 7th!

Based upon the feedback received from recent surveys, as well as a strong desire to get critical information about profitability into the hands of as many printers as possible, the National Printing Research Council (NPRC) recently broke with a 34-year industry tradition and slashed pricing on its latest study. Since it ...
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2017 Benchmark Testimonials Pour In…

If you're having doubts as to whether you should order the latest, 2017-2018 Financial Benchmarking Study, read some of the early testimonials we have received in the past few days. This new study is available at a record-setting low, low price of only $115, including S&H. This study is sold ...
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Turning Printing Firms Around…

Turning Printing Companies Around One Firm at a Time!
By John Stewart... Between the late 1990s and well into the first decade of this century I made my living providing individualized, on-site consulting services to printing firms throughout the U.S. and abroad. I sometimes joke with folks that while my short-term memory has ...
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Benchmarking Study Available April 11, 2017!

Available in NPRC Bookstore April 11, 2017 "I've been involved in the printing industry since the early 1980s, working with various industry trade associations, and I can never recall a key study such as the Financial Benchmarking Study being released and sold at the 'rock-bottom' price that this study is being offered," ...
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