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Maybe ‘Paperless’ Has Gone Too Far?

Domtar, “the sustainable paper company” has recently released a really short film that puts a very funny spin on the paperless movement allegedly sweeping the nation.  This video is a must-see! I say allegedly because going paperless is often (1) … Continue reading

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Conformer Sitcom: Brilliant Strategic Move Says WSJ

Did you see the Wall Street Journal‘s cover story on Dunder Mifflin branded copy paper? If you’re wondering why that name sounds familiar, it’s the paper company parodied on ‘The Office‘, now in its eighth season on television. The real … Continue reading

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Saving the USPS: The War on Capitol Hill

This Reuters article does a particularly good job of outlining the battles on Capitol Hill that will be fought on behalf of the USPS crisis.  In summary: The Democrats, led by President Obama’s plan, want to cut Saturday delivery, restructure … Continue reading

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Colbert Blames USPS’ Bad Business Model on Ben Franklin

Nobody puts it quite like Stephen Colbert.  Needless to say, his take on the USPS financial crisis is quite unique.  He devoted at least half of his show to the topic.  Enjoy his commentary below or read on for the … Continue reading

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Colbert asks ‘Why Should I Care if the USPS is Here or Not?’

Former postal worker, professor and author Dr. Phil Rubio offers Stephen Colbert two words as to why Americans should care if USPS deserves to continue to exist:  Universal Service. Stephen Colbert provided his quick-witted commentary:  “The post office is a … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert Offers Brilliant Solution to the USPS Crisis

For those of you who do not follow The Colbert Report on Twitter, its host Stephen Colbert put in his two cents on solving the USPS financial crisis: @Stephenathome: Revenue problem, USPS? Have you considered mail trucks that are also … Continue reading

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Canada Post Switches to Conformer® Mailers

Customer-friendly mailers offer improved functionality and durability for prepaid Xpresspost™ and Priority™ Next A.M. shipments Conformer Products Inc. is proud to announce that Canada Post, Canada’s largest retail and transportation network, is switching to Conformer products for its Xpresspost™ and … Continue reading

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USPS Faces Imminent Insolvency

According to the latest, and remarkably candid, report from the U.S. Postal Service, the USPS will be insolvent on September 1.  That’s this Thursday.  Congress and Hurricane Irene have been hogging the recent headlines, making this the biggest underreported story … Continue reading

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Conformer Hall of Fame # 5: A Sample Kit That Screams Quality

With one foot solidly in the print industry, I see my fair share of marketing materials and sample kits from the print world.  And I am often left unsettled.  If our industry is to persuade others of the compelling value … Continue reading

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Media Finally Gets the USPS Crisis Story Right

Bravo to Sean Collins Walsh at The New York Times for nailing the real story behind the U.S. Postal Service financial crisis.  Despite the volume of topical stories associated with the precipitous drop in mail volume, no journalist captured the … Continue reading

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