Cimpress was practising “mass customisation” years before the term became fashionable. In 1999, the Netherlands company took its operation to the internet and launched its now-famous Vistaprint brand, among others.
Originally established in 1995, Cimpress now employs 12,000 people worldwide and last year generated revenue of more $2 billion.
In this article, Maarten Wensveen, chief technology officer at Cimpress, provides an insight into the company’s operations and technology.
Modern manufacturing technology is improving how goods are made and how quickly they can be delivered to customers.