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Winning in Diecutting




“Business is a game, and winning that game is a total blast.” This was one of many memorable quotes from Jack Welch’s new book, entitled Winning. You may know Jack Welch from his career as CEO of General Electric. I saw a direct correlation between what he discussed in his book and how we can approach our daily business in the screen-printing industry, particularly when the diecutting process is part of our production mix.

I have witnessed many changes in diecutting and diemaking in my more than 50 years of involvement in the industry. We used to make our own products and sell them in our own country. Jobs became lifetime commitments with customers. Our companies competed against one another on a somewhat level playing field as far as wages were concerned. Today, in our global marketplace, we have to compete with wages from low-cost nations, products made in far-off locations, and a whole new dynamic of competitive pressures. Our old ways of doing things



Let’s Talk About It

Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Screen Printing Industry

LET’S TALK About It: Part 3 discusses how four screen printers have employed people with disabilities, why you should consider doing the same, the resources that are available, and more. Watch the live webinar, held August 16, moderated by Adrienne Palmer, editor-in-chief, Screen Printing magazine, with panelists Ali Banholzer, Amber Massey, Ryan Moor, and Jed Seifert. The multi-part series is hosted exclusively by ROQ.US and U.N.I.T.E Together. Let’s Talk About It: Part 1 focused on Black, female screen printers and can be watched here; Part 2 focused on the LGBTQ+ community and can be watched here.

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