Published May 27, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne interviews Bill Riley, President of Ironsides Technology, about the importance of hardware-independent process control software in transactional, direct mail and commercial printing operations where real-time tracking and reporting offers the opportunity for a more efficient, near-lights-out environment.
Published May 26, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with David Bennett, President of Atlanta-based Bennett Graphics, talks about the unusual meeting guide his company printed for DscoopX, including a ziplock bag cover produced on an HP Indigo 20000 with a personalized folding carton inserted.
Published May 21, 2015
Jennifer Matt, Section Editor talks to Forrest Leighton, VP of Marketing at PTI Marketing Technologies about the on-demand delivery of marketing materials.
Published May 20, 2015
Cary Sherburne interviews Craig Hall of Capita in the UK, who explains the company's innovative approach to a lights-out print production process, with full real-time tracking and reporting at every stage of the closed-loop process provided by Ironsides Technology.
Published May 7, 2015
Web-to-print has to play nice with other technologies in the marketing supply chain. Salesforce is a dominate player in the CRM and sales enablement space. Jennifer Matt discusses how embedding Marcom Central into Salesforce might be the best placement possible for full adoption of your web-to-print system.
Published May 5, 2015
WhatTheyThink's Eric Vessels talks with John Ehrenberger, President of Superior Graphics about his company's blend of large format and small format as a driver for business growth. Ehrenberger also discusses the value of vendor partners like HP helping with business development efforts.
Published April 30, 2015
Symeta took a bold step in shutting down its offset operation in favor of building a digital platform. Jasper Wauters explains this to Senior Editor Cary Sherburne and talks about the response of marketers to this move. He shows samples!
Published April 23, 2015
Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor at WhatTheyThink talks to Forrest Leighton, VP Strategic Alliances at PTI Marketing Technologies about a timely educational series PTI is sponsoring on WhatTheyThink. Over the coming weeks PTI will be discussing how MarcomCentral is evolving to adapt to the ever changing needs of marketers while maintaining their high-level of support for print in the modern marketing mix.
Published April 22, 2015
Highcon's COO Miki Zimmer and Nigel Tracey, Sales Director, speak with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about advances with the Highcon Euclid digital finishing solution and some unique applications customers have created.
Published April 21, 2015
Kevin McVea, Senior Vice President at Strategic Content Imaging, discusses how his HP Indigo 10000 with a unique inline UV coater has improved time to market and throughput in his company's retail advertising applications. He also discussed how Indigo and HP Inkjet Web Presses work together to drive quality and productivity.
Published April 16, 2015
Benoit Chatelard, General Manager for Production Printing Solutions, Ricoh Europe, talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about how Ricoh services are helping customers be more profitable and efficient.
Published April 14, 2015
Tony Pelc, Chief Operating Officer at Allied Printing, talks about business drivers for acquisition of an HP T300 Inket Web Press, moving to a white-paper-in environment, allowing for faster turn times, new applications and a focus on higher value products, as well as making the offset environment more productive.
Published April 9, 2015
Benoit Chatelard, General Manager for Production Printing Solutions, Ricoh Europe, talks about growing demand for continuous form and cut sheet printers as well as workflow solutions in Europe, despite the difficult economic situation there. He also addresses the value of Ricoh's PTI acquisition and how it fits into their portfolio.
Published April 7, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks to Steve Nigro, Senior Vice President of Imaging and Printing at Hewlett-Packard about the Print Business unit which includes the HP InkJet, HP LaserJet, and HP Graphics Business as well as its emerging 3D printing business. Steve shares HP's vision of print and how it integrates with mobile, social, cloud computing.
Published March 26, 2015
Joe Roberts, ERP Implementation Manager at InnoMark Communications in Ohio talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about his planned implementation of EFI Radius in the company's 7 plants -- moving from a non-structured to a very structured process.
Published March 19, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Paul Sprow, Manager of the Digital Production Group at Arlington County, Virginia, about his transition from an offset to a digital shop. "It's like night and day," he says. "I believe in giving people 24-hour turnaround and I can do that now!"
Published March 12, 2015
EFI' Senior Vice President and General Manager of Productivity Software explains the importance of the company's recently released Productivity Suite in bringing improved end-to-end production automation out of the box to its customers, helping printing and packaging companies prosper and succeed.
Brian Benson, CEO of Benson Integrated Marketing Solutions, talks about offering an Amazon-style experience
Published March 6, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne explores the business benefits Benson has garnered by implementing integrated MIS, web storefront and marketing asset management to deliver a great customer experience that reduces touch points.
Published February 5, 2015
Bill Duerr, President of Hatteras speaks with Cary Sherburne about the Hatteras business and the recent placement of a 5-meter EFI VUTEk LED Printer to support its grand format business.
Published January 8, 2015
Don Barbour, Chairman & Co-Founder Graphic Systems North America (GNSA) spoke with Patrick Henry at Graph Expo about its dealership network, and its distribution Ryobi MHI presses and CRON CtP systems.
Published December 18, 2014
Kodak recently announced a new organizational structure with a goal of a better customer experience, streamlined corporate functions, and to better leverage of Kodak’s product and service portfolio, scientific and engineering expertise and world-famous and highly trusted brand. Effective January 1, 2015- Brad Kruchten will lead the Print Systems Division as the President, Print Systems, and Senior Vice President, Kodak. In this interview, Kruchten shares a view into the latest developments in processless plates.
Published December 16, 2014
Yishai Amir VP, General Manager, HP Graphic Solutions Business provides an overview of packaging printing on Indigo.
Published December 11, 2014
Yishai Amir VP, General Manager, HP Graphic Solutions Business provides an overview of market segments.
Published December 9, 2014
We haven’t heard much from Benny Landa lately. But the team has been at work perfecting the first press, the S10, and lining up customers. A blog post from Landa and a link to a video tour of the press and the factory are highlights of this post.
Published November 25, 2014
WhatTheyThink had an opportunity to sit down with Sophie Vandebroek, Xerox CTO and President Xerox Innovation Group during the Xerox Forum last month in Madrid. During our chat Ms. Vandebroek spoke about innovation and how to create a culture of innovation.