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Clark Workman Retires

June 26, 2015

The big news from World Headquarters of Crouser & Associates, Inc. and CPrint International is that our chief of support, Clark Workman has retired after 23 years’ service with our firm.  Clark’s title is Chief of Support Services but that mean he was the right arm of everyone: all those of us on staff as […]

Price Guides Released for 2015

December 4, 2014

Crouser & Associates, Inc. is proud to announce the release of our 2015 software for estimating printing. Both Digital and Offset (PC and Mac versions) are currently available for purchase and download from our website. New for 2015 is our support for the new PrintSmith Vision program. With your subscription to Crouser Pricing for PrintSmith, […]

CPrint® Academy

November 18, 2014

CPrint® Academy provides online training for your printing employees in a wide range of topics. After all, what’s worse? Train workers and they leave? Or, don’t train them and they stay? Introducing CPrint Academy Customers buy from people they trust and like, so how do they develop trust with someone? Customers will trust someone when […]

Owners Problems of their Own Making

February 2, 2014

Business transitions, or lack of them, can cause unusual owners problems in a business. Red Lily Printing is one where it created a stand-off where owners aren’t paid for performance: rather are paid for hours worked. The result is the business is rudderless and it has created a tangle of time “having to work.” This article is […]

CPrint® no longer a franchise

January 16, 2014

A major change in structure by CPrint® International in 2012 is allowing the former print franchise to adapt faster to the changing business needs of print shops and sign companies. According to CPrint® Chairman Tom Crouser, “We continue to serve independent business owners with the only change being that we no longer have the weight […]

How Not to Sell a Business – Part II

December 26, 2013

Joe was a franchised print shop owner for twelve years before selling out of desperation. He compounded his problem by using the Ouija board approach to choosing a buyer (last month’s article) and now he chooses the wrong way to sell along with a couple of other bad decisions. Hopefully, we can learn something from […]