Published July 29, 2014
Allen Taheri, President of A2Z Printing, talks to Cary Sherburne about the growth of the company and their acquisition of HP digital devices which enables them to get business they otherwise wouldn't.
Published July 25, 2014
Konica Minolta used the launch of three new digital presses as an opportunity to brief a media and analyst group at its Manhattan showroom earlier this month. In addition to learning about the new presses as they were launched, the group also received a strategy update from the company. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne was there and shares her thoughts.
Published July 24, 2014
Russell Viers, Speaker/Trainer/Digital Handyman, talks to Cary Sherburne about teaching and the impact Creative Cloud has had on the creative community and printing industry.
Published July 15, 2014
Rob Reddinger, Owner of Pinnacle Data Systems, talks to Cary Sherburne about the business and the production platform they use. They also discuss what sets Canon Solutions America apart and why they partnered with them.
Published July 14, 2014
Nearly two years after its acquisition by AIP, Presstek named Jeffrey A Beck as CEO. Previously, the company had been managed by AIP executives as they restructured the organization and set a go-forward strategy. Prior to Presstek, Beck was COO of Boston-based iRobot. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne visited with Beck to learn more about his background and Presstek’s strategies for future success.
Published July 10, 2014
Bob Radzis, Chief Customer Officer at SG360, sits down with Cary Sherburne and talks about the acquisition of RT Associates by Segerdahl (now SG360), their use of Canon Solution America and what drew him to them as a vendor.
Published July 8, 2014
Greg Weaver, Print Production Manager at Communicorp (AFLAC), talks to Cary Sherburne about the business and their production platform. They discuss ways they've automated their workflow to enhance efficiency.
Published July 3, 2014
On July 2nd, Veritiv, the result of the Unisource/Xpedx merger, began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: VRTV). WhatTheyThink’s Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with Chairman and CEO Mary Laschinger shortly after she rang the Stock Exchange’s Opening Bell.
Published July 1, 2014
Eric Hawkinson, Director of Marketing at Canon Solutions America, talks to Cary Sherburne about customer engagement and Canon's commitment to the customer. They also discuss efforts to build customer community and preview a fall announcement.
Published June 27, 2014
WhatTheyThink recently attended a Canon Solutions America customer event at Canon’s Customer Experience Center in Poing, Germany. We had an opportunity to speak to several executives about the future of the company and its achievements to date.
Published June 24, 2014
Cary talks to Francis McMahon, VP of Marketing at Canon Solutions America, about the smooth integration of Canon and Oce in creating Canon Solutions America and the company's strong 2013.
Published June 17, 2014
Mike Chiricuzio, President of VDP Direct, talks to Cary Sherburne about how the variable data printing market has evolved and changed in the past few years.
Published June 5, 2014
Xerox announced the grand opening of its expanded Impika Inkjet Innovation Center in Aubagne, France, with a customer Inkjet Summit on June 4th. Chairman & CEO Ursula Burns was on hand to officially open the new center. WhatTheyThink Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with Andrew Copley, President of Xerox’ Graphic Communications Operations, to understand the extent of the expansion and what it means for the Xerox production inkjet business.
Published June 5, 2014
Chuck Stempler, President & Owner of Alphagraphics Seattle, talks to Cary Sherburne about their use of EFI's Pace MIS system. Their use of data from the system has allowed them to add to their bottom line. They also discuss using the OPS web-to-print software and their Vutek acquisition.
Published June 4, 2014
About a year ago, we interviewed X-Rite Pantone President Ron Voigt shortly after he took on the leadership role. In this interview with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne, he updates our readers on what has transpired in that year and strategies moving forward.
Published May 22, 2014
Cary Sherburne talks to Dennis Riggs, President and CEO of Mound Printing in Miamisburg, Ohio. They discuss why they got into wide format with the Vutek line. They also discuss their use and experience with the Pace MIS system.
Published May 15, 2014
Jim Tomblinson, VP of Operations at Modern Litho, talks to Cary Sherburne about what is new at the company. They talk about a recent acquisition and how that's affecting their operations using EFI OPS web-to-print solution.
Published May 13, 2014
Craig Curran, VP of Sales at Nosco, talks to Cary Sherburne about the company and their production platform. We learn about Nosco's position in the labels and packaging segment and how they are utilizing HP technology.
Published May 8, 2014
In Part One of this two-part series, we discussed how printing companies are responding to changing market dynamics to future-proof their businesses, and offered some of the questions you may consider asking to stimulate new customer conversations. In Part Two, we look at people, processes and technology required to successfully and profitably change the conversation and deliver new services.
Published May 8, 2014
Marc Olin, COO at EFI, talks to Cary Sherburne about his stint as interim CFO and now Chief Operating Officer. They discuss new ideas about expanding the company into new areas and how they are handling different integration issues internally.
Published April 29, 2014
Recently, WhatTheyThink joined more than 7,000 marketing professionals from more than 30 countries at the Adobe Summit in Salt Lake City. This is the world’s largest digital marketing conference, according to Adobe. It was a great place to network with marketers, benefit from great content and learn what marketers are thinking about the future of business communications and where their challenges lie.
Published April 29, 2014
Jim Benedict, Direct of Marketing at GLS, talks about the different applications they've developed using their newly acquired HP 10000 press.
Published April 17, 2014
Robbie McDaniel, President of PSP, talks to Cary Sherburne about his business and their full transition to digital using HP technology. They also discuss why PSP picked HP as a partner.
Published April 15, 2014
On a recent visit to Salt Lake City, I had the pleasure of spending time at Hudson Printing. The company’s tagline is Reinvent Print, and it boasts a Director of Innovation. Read more about my visit and the great things happening at Hudson Printing.
Published April 10, 2014
Three weeks into his new job as Kodak’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors, Jeffrey L. Clarke conducted a briefing with the printing trade media. WhatTheyThink’s Senior Editor Cary Sherburne was on the line and shares some of the thoughts and insights from the call.