Author: Don Merit
Don Merit is a nationally recognized consultant in printing management, production, and estimating. He spent many years in managerial positions with some of the finest printing plants in the New York City area. During these years he worked closely with customers, designers, and salespeople helping to budget, engineer, schedule, and carry out complex printing projects.
As a director of production and estimating, he was deeply involved in the tough problems printers face every day. Since 1983, he has worked as a consultant to both commercial and in-plant printing firms in all parts of the country.
He is a non-resident consultant for the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), and a member of the Graphic Arts Advisory Network of the Association of Graphic Communications, the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area affiliate of Printing Industries of America (PIA).
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Printing Estimating Primer
More than just outlining specifications and costs, the estimator must also have a firm understanding of and plan for the complexities of the pressrun. Printing Estimating Primer explores this wide range of considerations, as well as digital presswork and estimating software, to provide a comprehensive overview of estimating. Filling the text with forms and tables, Don Merit not only explains the basic principles of estimating but also provides samples to help an estimator perform the job more effectively.
Print Production Scheduling Primer
Print Production Scheduling Primer provides proven scheduling procedures that lead to loyal customers, faster turnaround, more accurate forecasting, improved personnel usage and workflow, and the prevention of costly downtime.