This is the space on our website that is dedicated to the latest news and developments within NPRC. Some of the news items are for members only and others are available for all to read. This is where we will typically post the results of our latest industry and member-only surveys. When you have suggestions or comments we will post them here for all to see, unless of course you want your comments to remain confidential.
New 2018 Signs & Wide Format Pricing Study The 2018-2019 Signs & Wide Format Pricing Study,
NPRC's newest research study, is now available for immediate shipment. You can order this new study
by visiting NPRC's Bookstore at http://printingresearch.org/products-page/
All orders are typically processed and mailed same day as received. Covering dozens of ...
The Endowment Principle
And Valuing Your Business
By John C. Stewart, Executive Director, NPRC “The endowment principle suggests that an owner of an object tends to attribute a higher value to that object because he owns it. Consequently, the owner of a business may think that the business has a ...Read More
Pricing Variations Between Markets
A Myth Says Industry Pricing Expert
By John C. Stewart, Executive Director, NPRC As Executive Director of the National Printing Research Council, and publisher of key industry pricing studies for the past 30+ years, there is one recurring question or comment I tend to hear repeated ...Read More
The 2018 Printing Industry Bindery Services Pricing Study
is now available for immediate shipment. Published by the National Printing Research Council (NPRC), this new study offers the most detailed analysis of bindery services ever published in the printing industry. This nedw study, released May 15, 2018, covers literally dozens and dozens ...Read More
You asked for it, so we did it!
Recently we received some inquiries from owners who have been thinking about purchasing our latest pricing study - The 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study,
but told us that before they placed an order they would like to view the Table of Contents
- ...Read More
PRELIMINARY SAMPLE PRICING FROM NEW NPRC BINDERY SERVICES SURVEY
Interested in some preliminary, “early bird” sample pricing extracted from NPRC’s 2018 Bindery Services Pricing Survey?
– then check out some of our pricing below. Remember, every printing firm
that participates in this survey will receive a copy of the final ...Read More
Purchasing Paper – A Growing Challenge or
Business as Usual for Many Printing Firms? The National Printing Research Council
recently conducted a survey dealing with some of the classic issues confronting printers when it comes to purchasing paper, and while there were no “real surprises” uncovered, we did get a ...Read More
Pricing Newsletters or Booklets Feature Make
Quoting Odd Quantities Easier than Ever! Here's a "real world" example of how to get the most out of the newly released NPRC 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study.
Some people are often overwhelmed at the information available in our studies, so we thought we would ...Read More
NPRC Offers Free Financial Printing Goals Sheet NPRC has just released its latest 2018 Financial Printing Goals sheet for the printing industry
. Based upon years of research conducted by QP Consulting, Inc., as well as data available in NPRC's 2017-2018 Financial Benchmarking Study, this new handout offers specific financial printing ...Read More
Thinking of Shopping Your Competitors? There's no better time than the beginning of the year to start shopping competitors. January and February is a great time of the year to get a handle on pricing in your marketplace. Shopping your competitors is also a great method for separating "fact from ...Read More
Troubled Printing Firms - Five Characteristics!
John C. Stewart, Executive Director, NPRC NPRC maintains the largest
and most accurate data base in the printing industry, especially when it comes to key financial ratios. Just like the Farmers Insurance Company that frequently notes, “We know a thing or two because we’ve ...Read More
The just-released 100+ page 2018 Digital Color Pricing Study
contains literally thousands of average and median prices for dozens of digital products produced in the typical printing firm. This is what one of the survey participants shared with us in the past couple of days: "Hello John,
I just had to let ...Read More