Published June 26, 2012
HP surprised the printing industry when the news came out last week that the company had decided not to exhibit at Ipex 2014, which is moving from its long-time location in Birmingham to new digs in London. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with HP’s Sumeer Chandra to get a better understanding of what was behind this decision, and also includes an official statement from IPEX.
Published June 22, 2012
We’ve heard the vendor reports about drupa successes and seen the press releases rolling out. But there is nothing better than speaking directly to buyers. Think Patented bought big at drupa and Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with Chairman and Managing Partner Niels Winther and CEO and Managing Partner, Ken McNerney to find out more.
Published June 21, 2012
Judy Hansen, Director of IT at JS McCarthy discusses using EFI solutions and shares how they use the tools and the impact they've had on their internal workflow and data collection. They've since added other tools and Judy discusses their impact as well.
Published June 20, 2012
Cary Sherburne interviews Leslie Gurland, President of Logotech who gives us an overview of her company including their current equipment set up. She also shares an interesting story about a winery customer and how digital printing made the project possible.
Published June 20, 2012
While drupa isn’t technically a packaging show, there were many packaging solutions on display and a great deal of interest in the segment on the part of visitors. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne reviews a few of the new development she came across as she traversed the many halls in Messe Dusseldorf during her 12 days of drupa …
Published June 19, 2012
Xerox VP of Graphic Communications Gina Testa talks about their Premier Partner program, explaining the use of a portal for networking with peers. Gina also touches on their Profit Accelerator
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Published June 7, 2012
DPI President Susan Moore takes time out of a busy Dscoop schedule to speak with Cary Sherburne about why she gives so freely of her time to the Dscoop event and community. They also discuss the event and feedback from attendees.
Published June 6, 2012
Bridgeport National Bindery Vice President Kent Larson talks with Cary Sherburne about their business and how they evolved from binding only to printing and binding. They discuss HP's impact on this transition and how the digital transformation of the industry is changing the nature of book printing.
Published June 1, 2012
Coming off of a press conference extravaganza at drupa, WhatTheyThink’s Senior Editor Cary Sherburne challenges Graph Expo exhibitors to change the press conference game. (And feature more customers in their booths!)
Published May 31, 2012
Cary Sherburne speaks with Todd Kalagher of Finlay Printing at Dscoop 7 about the importance of attending the event and the launch of "Book of Possibilities" component of their Marketing to Win program.
Published May 30, 2012
With drupa behind us, Senior Editor Cary Sherburne takes a retrospective look at this landmark drupa and dubs it the “Hybrid drupa.” What does she mean by that? It’s more than print engines! Read on …
Published May 29, 2012
Cary Sherburne talks to Kevin Horey, Xerox VP of Production Product Marketing, about the many announcements they made at drupa. Biggest among them is the iGen 150. They also discuss a big finishing announcement made at the show as well as waterless inkjet.
Published May 23, 2012
Clear Story is a young commercial printing outfit in San Diego that specializes in photobooks in the B2C market as well as other short-run commercial digital printing. CEO Debara Medina talks about the process of sourcing equipment for her business.
Published May 22, 2012
Since drupa members have written to get our thoughts on the which digital press is the best investment. Cary Sherburne has written up some recommendations. We share them here as a reference.
Published May 18, 2012
Back home from drupa 2012 and preparing to write some insightful articles about the show, the announcements and what it means for our industry over the next four years, so watch for those. Hint of what’s to come: for me, this was the Hybrid drupa. But first I wanted to offer some special recognition from a journalist’s perspective.
Published May 17, 2012
President & CEO of GlobalSoft Digital Solutions and Member of Dscoop Global Board of Directors Chris Petro shares with Cary Sherburne about the duties of Dscoop Global bringing the success of Dscoop to the worldwide community.
Published May 9, 2012
Cary Sherburne and Alon Bar-Shany discuss the HP 10000 platform and overall Indigo strategy.
Published May 1, 2012
As we rapidly approach drupa 2012, WhatTheyThink Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talked with Jeff Jacobson, president, Xerox Global Graphic Communications, to find out what Xerox is up to and what we can expect to see at drupa and beyond.
Published April 30, 2012
Following the mid-April announcement by Mohawk about its reinvention plans, Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with Thomas D. O’Connor, Jr., the company’s Chairman & CEO, to dig deeper.
Published April 27, 2012
There is no question that drupa 2012 will be an inkjet drupa, where inkjet technologies really begin to come into their own. But it will also be a “cloud computing” drupa. We have already seen a major announcement from Adobe, and many more companies are moving in that direction, including Xerox. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks with Xerox’s Deb Cantabene to find out more about the company’s cloud strategy.
Published April 23, 2012
I was curious what customer reaction has been to the HP announcements delivered to the press in late March in Tel-Aviv, and who better to answer those questions that the general manager of the HP Indigo business, Alon Bar-Shany. I caught up with him while he was waiting at baggage claim in Mexico City. Bar-Shany has been on a global road show following the briefings held in Tel-Aviv and a very successful Dscoop event in Washington D.C.
Published April 23, 2012
This announcement is quite an interesting business model change for Adobe and could be a game-changer. The company was very clear that it is not abandoning its desktop licensing model for Creative Suite, but the ability for users to access the full range of Adobe publishing solutions, including Creative Suite 6 and Digital Publishing Single Edition, for as little as $50 a month (for a one-year commitment), will be a significant boon, especially for the growing force of freelance designers.