Hello once again!
In our previous discussions, we touched on various aspects of printers and ink characteristics. Today, let’s delve into the additional factors crucial for making informed decisions when adding a new production piece. As a dealer representing over 40 manufacturers across diverse applications, our commitment to “Solutions for your Success” underscores our dedication to customers’ prosperity.
We pride ourselves on collaboration, working with other dealers and brands to ensure optimal solutions. This customer-centric approach has sustained us for over 45 years. We’re not just here to sell; we’re here to help.
Now, let’s explore key considerations and insights our sales staff keeps in mind to deliver the best equipment for our customers.
1. Assessing Print Needs:
Understanding the volume of use and material application is paramount. Brands like Graphic Whizard, Morgana, and Horizon cater to specific production volumes and intended materials. Tailoring equipment to the unique requirements of small, medium, or large companies ensures optimal performance.
While seemingly obvious, budgeting is a pivotal factor. Determining a realistic budget, considering financing options, and exploring our partnership with First Citizens Bank for financial goals can pave the way for a well-informed decision. Additionally, considering pre-owned equipment from our extensive inventory with refurbishment and service team backing presents a cost-effective alternative.
3. Performance Factors:
Scrutinizing machine specs beyond brochure numbers is crucial. Print speeds, resolution, and operator interface should be tested through scheduled demos. Don’t solely rely on advertised speeds; witness the printer in action with your specific job requirements. Seeing the performance factors firsthand solidifies your decision-making process.
4. Practical Considerations:
Examining where the equipment will be placed is vital. Consider the size of the equipment, space requirements, and environmental factors such as noise, smell, and safety. Conducting site surveys helps dealers inspect areas to prevent future complications. It aids in determining if the equipment fits through doorways, dock height doors, and complies with electrical specifications.
In conclusion, our most valuable advice is to schedule demos. Request samples, observe the equipment in action, seek opinions from other clients (including past customers), and establish expectations early on. Purchasing printing equipment is a significant step, and making the correct financial choice is equally important. We’re here to guide you towards a decision that aligns with your business goals and ensures success in your printing endeavors.