Ask The Experts – White Paper Factory2023-02-13T09:36:52-05:00

PCI Group’s White Paper Factory

PCI Group experts describe what a white paper print and mail factory is and why it is it important in providing highly accurate and compliant transactional direct mail.

How does outsourcing transactional communications reduce risk?

There is an inherent risk for any company that produces transactional communications, as these documents contain personal information. As a result, the production of these mailings must be accurate and in compliance with regulations. On this episode of Ask the Experts, PCI Group President and Owner Chris Kropac discussed how outsourcing transactional communications reduces risk. On mitigating risk, Chris said, “A company that’s dedicated to transactional mail means their whole process is security, compliance, and integrity. With multiple facilities, vendors [...]

Does adding color to printed letters increase response rates?

Printing mission-critical customer communications in black-and-white is the norm. Many organizations consider these as purely transactional and don’t want to pay for color. However, transactional print and mail companies can produce color-printed letters affordably. By adding branded hues or color-coded areas of the document, those receiving them may pay more attention. So, does adding color to printed letters improve response rates? On this episode of Ask the Experts, Area VP Solutions Partner Anthony Faldetta answered the question. “Color does increase [...]

How has White Paper Factory made your operation more versatile?

Ask the Experts takes on the topic of White Paper Factory versatility with thoughts from PCI Group’s Vice President of Operations, Perry Fernandes. White paper factories revolutionized the world of print and mail, and it’s a process that PCI Groups embraces.  “You start with a white sheet of paper, and it goes hand in glove with high-speed inkjet printing,” Perry said.  It enables true variable printing. You can add in color, images, different fonts, and formatting [...]

What equipment does PCI Group use for White Paper Factory?

On this Ask the Experts episode, go inside the details of a White Paper Factory. Print Manager Eric Weinbrenner discusses White Paper Factory equipment needs and how PCI Group uses those machines and technology to make it happen. “We use web presses, and Canon Colorstream 3900s and Canon Colorstream 6900s. For black and white, they print 150 meters a minute. For four-color, they print 127 meters per minute. About every hour and 20 minutes, that’s 188,000 [...]

What is required or involved in having a White Paper Factory?

Ask the Experts offers a comprehensive review of white paper factory requirements and why it can provide advantages to transactional mail printers. PCI Group’s Print Manager Eric Weinbrenner shares his knowledge on white paper factory setups, discussing the benefits of dynamic applications for print jobs. Behind the scenes, there’s a lot that goes on for a white paper factory. “It’s a lot of technology and investment—printers, scanners, 3D barcoding, programming,” Eric said. What really makes a [...]

What is a White Paper Factory?

A white paper factory is a new approach to printing transactional mail. It’s proven to be a solution that improves efficiency and accuracy while also reducing printing costs. But what is a white paper factory? Get the answer to this question from white paper factory expert Eric Weinbrenner, Print Manager at PCI Group. A white factory factor eliminates the need for pre-printing and more. “With a white paper factory, you’re not dealing with shell stock or pre-perf rolls, or glue [...]