Buyers' Guide: Industry Consultancies

 

 

Arellton Group, LLC
P.O. Box 284
Ridgefield, CT 06877
P: 203-438-0810
F: 203-431-3719
E: rgwhitton@arellton.com
www.arellton.com
Arellton Group is a consulting company specializing in publishing and direct marketing operations. Services include situation assessment and integration; organization, workflow or process improvement; technologies; benchmarking and due diligence review; RFQ development, sourcing, bid analysis, and contract development; and in-depth analysis and market research.

Catalog Design Studios, Inc.
8 Barnes Street
Providence, RI  02906
P: 888-409-9992
F: 866-849-6530
E: sfletcher@catalogdesignstudios.com
www.catalogdesignstudios.com
Catalog Design Studios is a group of results driven, seasoned, creative professionals who are fun, talented, flexible and ready to work strategically with you and your team.  We have built an impressive track record in the catalog industry by recognizing that great work can only be achieved by getting to know you, your products and your customers.  We love catalogs and it shows in the excitement and enthusiasm we bring to each project.  CDS will work with you to develop a project strategy that fits your comfort level and your budget.

CHEMIR – A Division of Evans Analytical Group
2672 Metro Blvd.
Maryland Heights, MO  63043
P: 800-659-7659
F: 314-291-6630
E: info.chemir@eaglabs.com
www.chemir.com
CHEMIR – A Division of Evans Analytical Group, provides full service analytical testing and product development capabilities for the paints and coatings industries. The company serves as a virtual research and development laboratory, transforming innovative concepts into commercial products. Formerly known as CAS-MI Laboratories, our non-routine analytical expertise also includes chemical analysis, reverse engineering, failure analysis, and litigation support for a wide variety of materials, including paints, coatings, inks, polymers, plastics, adhesives, sealants, elastomers and more. Our facility is located in Maryland Heights, MO, and is ISO 9001 certified.  For more information, visit www.chemir.com.
 
e-Diner Design & Marketing, Inc.
819 Little Britain Road
Suite 200
New Windsor, NY  12553
P: 845-569-7000
F: 845-569-7001
E: Miriam@e-dinerdesign.com
www.e-dinerdesign.com
facebook.com/eDinerDesign
twitter.com/eDinerDesign
e-Diner Design & Marketing, your friendly and reliable advertising agency for print, online and mobile, is the “in-house agency” and marketing partner of choice for some of the world’s most prestigious brands.

The Gagliardi Group
10243 Carnegie Club Drive
Collierville, TN  38017
P: 901-378-0846 
E: gagliardi@thegagliardigroup.com
www.thegagliardigroup.com
The Gagliardi Group offers sensible, workable approaches that your company can use to achieve its most ambitious environmental goals at the lowest possible cost. We’ve worked with the gravure industry’s leading companies for more than a decade, helping them to develop successful sustainability strategies, policies and programs; to build effective stakeholder relationships; and to create dynamic sustainability communications. Whether you’re looking to differentiate your company as an environmental leader, solidify stakeholder confidence in your sustainability commitment or choose the best way to meet the latest wave of sustainable supplier requirements coming from your customers, we can help you, too.

Gravure Tech
101 Grist Mill Rd
Carmel Maine 04419
P: 207-848-2604
C: 704-906-8139
E: gkoehler@gravure-tech.com
Gravure Tech offers Consulting Services specializing in cylinder engraving both EM “electromechanical” and Laser based technologies. Evaluation of cylinders productions methods for improvement, predictability and consistency for print quality and overall print economics through process characterization Process automation and workflow optimization for plating, finishing and cylinder engraving from copy to final printed product for the Publication, Packaging and Decorative market place.

J.S. Eliezer Associates, Inc.
300 Atlantic St., 7th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
P: 203-658-1300
F: 203-658-1301
www.jseliezer.com
J.S. Eliezer, founded in 1964, is the preeminent production consultant in the magazine, direct mail, and catalog industry. Experienced consultants confidentially review and analyze every element in the process of creating and delivering a printed end product, considering every factor in the equation from prepress to digital files, from printing press to the final destination in the hands of the consumer.
 
LogicSource Inc.
20 Marshall Street
South Norwalk, CT  06854
P:  800-476-0140
F:  203-409-9769
E:  info@logicsource.com
www.logicsource.com
LogicSource is a print procurement outsourcing, technology and services firm.  Founded in partnership with Bain Capital in July 2009, LogicSource is headquartered in Norwalk, CT, with satellite offices in San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Raleigh-Durham.  LogicSource offers three business lines – outsourcing, consulting and its proprietary
e-Procurement platform, OneMarket.

Metafore, Inc.
1306 NW Hoyt St., Suite 403
Portland, OR 97209
P: 503-224-2205
F: 503-224-2216
E: info@metafore.org
www.metafore.org
Metafore creates tools and provides information and advisory services that enable businesses to incorporate environmental performance criteria into their capital investment and purchasing decisions. Metafore developed the Environmental Paper Assessment Tool (EPAT) to help paper buyers and sellers evaluate and select environmentally preferable paper. Data-driven and web-based, EPAT (www.epat.org) allows suppliers to report environmental data to their customers and prospects on a standardized, user-friendly platform. Metafore also manages the Forest Certification Resource Center (www.certifiedwood.org) to bring greater awareness, commitment, and transparency to forest certification so that certification is environmentally and economically viable and aggressively supported across the supply chain.

WPC (Wagner Print Consult International)
Apartado 1100-1200 Pavas
San Jose de Costa Rica RCR -1200
P: 011-506-231-6754
F: 011-506-231-6754
E: info@wagnerprintconsult.org
www.wagnerprintconsult.org
Wagner Print Consult offers coaching in standardized commercial and packaging gravure printing under ISO 12647-4. Additional capabilities include gravure press fingerprinting, digital prepress professional training, ISO 9000 and Six Sigma training, ISO 14000 professional training and consulting, cost control systems, and management information systems.