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.
Why pay $175 or more
for this soon-to-be-published, info-packed digital pricing study when you can receive it FREE
simply by completing our survey and returning it by the June 16th Deadline!
The new Digital Pricing Survey
is 20% shorter than previous surveys, and yet covers key products and services ...Read More
The Myths About Tariffs? Recently, we got curious
about the real story behind tariffs and who actually pays them and who really benefits. President Trump is a fan of tariffs and implies that we (the U.S.) are going to rake in billions of $$$ with the new 25% tariffs being ...Read More
is considered by many financial experts as the ultimate number that you need to track regarding personal finances. Net worth is the total $$$ remaining if you sold/liquidated everything you own and paid off all of your debts
. Tracking your net worth over time will put you on the ...Read More
Earlier this week
(April 8-10, 2019) we posted a graph and some summary comments regarding a survey conducted by RIT in 2003. We encouraged reader feedback and while we did receive two comments, we are looking for additonal feedback that we can post here. In the meantime,
we have obtained ...Read More
Check out the Table of Contents
of the just-released 2019-2020 Financial Benchmarking Study.
This study is packed with down-to-earth comparative P&L analyses comparing firms based upon annual sales, profitability, sales per employee as well as percent of brokering, offset and digital printing. The study even compares franchise vs. independent performance ...Read More
A few days ago we were making a fruitless attempt
to clean up our office when I came across something that's been up on my bulletin board for at least 15 years. It is an article that was published in Graphic Impressions magazine in 2003. The title of the article was: "The Top Questions ...
Learning to Distinguish Between The Leaders & Laggards in the Printing Industry By John Stewart, Executive Director
National Printing Research Council (NPRC)
I’ve been actively involved in this industry since the early 1980’s working with association such as NAQP, NAPL, NPOA and NPRC. I’ve published or co-published virtually every statistical ...Read More
Hot Off the Press!!!
NPRC has just released the 2019-2020 Financial Benchmarking Study. Published on a biennial basis since the early 1980's, this key study is credited by hundreds of owners in our industry with helping them improve their firm's profitability and productivity. This study has helped hundreds of printers around the U.S. achieve ...Read More
Interested in boosting profits
and becoming a "Profit Leader" in 2019? If your answer is "Yes," we suggest you Click Here
and download NPRC's latest publication - The 2019 Financial Model & Goals sheet. At a quick glance,
you'll discover what the top 25% in our industry are reporting in ...Read More
NPRC has just announced
it has released the 2019 Wage & Benefits study
two weeks earlier than previously planned. Participants were sent their FREE copies of the study on Dec. 11, 2018. The new 2019 Printing Industry Wage & Benefits Study
was previously scheduled for release on Jan. 2, 2019 but, ...Read More
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Ordered separately, these two popular studies would normally cost $338! However, order these studies together and you will pay ONLY $253.50
- a savings of 25% off the retail price. This sale applies only to PDFs. NPRC Members pay only $126.00! To place ...Read More
Wife Needs Help With Pricing
24-Page Booklet With Cover By John Stewart, Executive Director NPRC
Last week Mary (my wife) came into my office and asked me to help her price a 24-page booklet. A woman had just come into the shop and asked for a quote and Mary ...Read More