Published July 21, 2016
Patrick Foley, Senior Vice President Operations at Merrill Corporation talks to WhatTheyThink about being an early adopter of the Océ VarioPrint i300 sheetfed production inkjet platform. Patrick shares how the platform fits Merrill's business.
Published December 15, 2015
A company called High Quality Printing Inventions, LLC, is using a patent initially granted to Moore (now R.R. Donnelley) to file patent infringement lawsuits in the U.S. District Courts in a litigation campaign against several printing companies using common web-to-print functionality.
Published October 10, 2014
The week before Graph Expo, I was invited to Océ's Global Commercial Printing Business Days at its Customer Experience Center in Poing, Germany. This event include in printing company executives, press, and analysts from all over the world for a preview of Océ's new and upcoming products as well as insight into its market strategy. It also served as the launch for the ImageStream 3500 production inkjet system that Océ unveiled in May.
Published May 30, 2014
Canon has made a breakthrough in production inkjet printing with the announcement of the Oce ImageStream platform. This new production inkjet system can print on any paper including coated papers without requiring separate paper treatment with a primer or bonding agent. This development provides Canon with a production inkjet platform to handle commercial print applications including books, magazines, and high-quality direct mail.
Published April 23, 2014
Circulation revenue for U.S. newspapers recorded a second consecutive year of growth, rising 3.7% to $10.87 billion in 2013 according to figures released by the Newspaper Association of America. Total revenue was $37.59 billion in 2013, a loss of 2.6 percent over 2012.
Published April 11, 2014
On Wednesday we announced that Randy was leaving WhatTheyThink to focus on a hyperlocal business network called Georgia CEO. Here is some historical context on Randy's departure.
Published April 4, 2014
Last year Unisource approached WhatTheyThink to collaborate on a survey of digital printers to identify quality concerns and production challenges in day-to-day operation faced by owners of toner-based digital printing equipment.
Published March 27, 2014
Published January 2, 2014
A new study released by The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project found that 73% of survey respondents actively use social media with 42% using multiple social networking sites.
Published October 23, 2012
Today is “National Print Day” according to grassroots campaign to promote print as an environmentally and socially responsible medium vital to communication.
Published September 26, 2012
A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project looks at the source of local news and information across varying different community types in the U.S.
Published June 21, 2012
Published June 21, 2012
“HP has decided not to participate in Ipex 2014, as we are shifting our marketing and sales focus to more local and application-specific events, as well as to customer business-development programs such as Dscoop-sponsored events that help our customers profitably grow their businesses.”
Published May 24, 2012
How are women faring professionally in the printing, publishing and graphic communication industry today? That is a question Dr. Twyla Cummings, Associate Dean and Professor in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at RIT has studied over the past 11 years.
Published May 21, 2012
Kodak lost a trade ruling in its patent case against Apple and Blackberry maker Research in Motion.
Published May 9, 2012
An article published in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle is getting a lot of buzz at drupa this morning. The paper published comments from an internal memo Kodak co-President Philip Faraci sent company-wide on the company’s success at drupa.
Published March 7, 2012
Last week fourteen companies gave a preview of what they will bring to drupa 2012 during a series of media briefings at a conference center on the trade fair grounds of Messe Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Published April 21, 2011
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Published March 23, 2011
I somehow missed this video that has been on YouTube for a few years (Click through to watch).
Published March 2, 2011
John Bonadies, a graphic designer in Champaign, Illinois is seeking $15,000 in funding on Kickstarter to develop a virtual letterpress environment for the iPad.
Published March 2, 2011
Published February 17, 2011
WhatTheyThink spoke with Marc Olin, EFI’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Professional Print Software, about EFI's acquisition of PrintStream provider Streamline Development. PrintStream is a provider of management information systems.
Published December 21, 2010