Malcolm Keif on Cal Poly Graphic Communication Receives $2.3 Million to Preserve Printing Industry History:
Thank you Ray for your generosity and your vision for education.
Joe Kling on Dave Hunter of Pilot Marketing: The Value of Closed Loop Color Management:
Interesting discussion. Does the Rutherford system use ink densities or spectral data as the basis for measurement / preset adjustment? I'm wondering if the process will only help stabilize ink thickness across the web or sheet but not su …
Rossitza Sardjeva on Cal Poly Graphic Communication Receives $2.3 Million to Preserve Printing Industry History:
CalPoly is a well known world center for Graphic Communication Education.
Mr. Ken Macro keeps strong relation with International Circle of Graphic Arts Education in Europe.
Deanna Gentile on An Open Letter to the Printing Industry: Why Ray Prince’s gift to Cal Poly is significant for all of our industry:
Well said Harvey ... I had the privilege of attending the library dedication and spending time with Ray ... he is totally dedicated the preserving the library as are the people of Cal Poly's Graphic Communications Department and Kennedy Library. All …
Ralph Nappi on Cal Poly Graphic Communication Receives $2.3 Million to Preserve Printing Industry History:
An amazing gesture from an amazing man!
Warren Werbitt on Frank Spends Some Time with the New Xerox iGen 5:
I couldn't agree more with you. We are about to install the 1st IGEN5 with 5th color (all 3) and 24 pt board package next week.
Kathleen Appleton on Mark Hahn on a Notable M&A Transaction:
Great piece of work Mark.
Jennifer Matt on Key Questions to Ask When Investing in Print Software Integration:
Jim - business people do know what they want and they DO NOT need to be super technical. For instance when your web-to-print order entry volume reaches a certain threshold you know you can't continue the manual entry into your Print MIS anymore (too …
Jim Fetherston on Key Questions to Ask When Investing in Print Software Integration:
Wise words. An integration must have a stated objective and metrics to track performance. The point about asking detailed versus general questions seems basic, but is incredibly important. Problem is many people don't have the knowledge or understand …
Andrew Tribute on Present at the Creation: Frank Steenburgh Remembers the Launch of Xerox DocuTech:
The launch of Docutech was a massive achievement in bringing production publishing and digital printing to market. Xerox had the basis of the technology for many years before the launch, and one must also look at the team that took Gary Starkweather' …
Jo Oliphant on Xerox DocuTech’s 25th Anniversary:
As a technical specialist on this product in the early 90's it was a complete joy to work with.
The engineering was really inspirational and to this day is still an incredible achievement given the fact that there was little to nothing to repurpo …
Alan Roberts on Xerox DocuTech’s 25th Anniversary:
I was fortunate to work for The Printing House that installed the first docutech and Igen in Canada. Both were exciting new pieces of technology. They are still workhorses where I now hang my hat at DATA Group of Companies
Luther Erlund on Fox Group Operates 50% Faster With Upgrades from Heidelberg:
Hank Fox and his team are great people to work with. Committed to excellence in customer service and leading finishing technologies. The final mile for any printed material.
Congratulations on the newest additions and enjoy your open house Novem …
Danny Justman on Frank Talks Shake Shack Font:
The architect's name is pronounced "noi-tra" not "nu-tra"
His son Dion corrected me when we first met!
Eric Vessels on Frank Talks Shake Shack Font:
I've heard they did a sarcasm font (Sarcasma? Sarcastica? I forget). The problem was it was really hard to tell the difference from a regular font.
Frank Romano on Frank Talks Shake Shack Font:
Dov is right!
A spoken typo is a spypo.
Dov Isaacs on Frank Talks Shake Shack Font:
Au contraire, Frank! The London Underground does not and never has used Gill Sans. In fact it has used several generations of a font specially commissioned for it, “Johnston” named after Edward Johnston, the font's designer. Eric Gill was a student o …
Kevin Thomas on Frank Talks Shake Shack Font:
Nice, but the real question is when is someone going to create a sarcasm font...? :)
David Smith on Single Points of Failure:
Jennifer - Great Points! I have been in many shops with this issue and always will point it out. I was even in a $60MM shop on the East Coast where the CEO was being interrupted every 5 minutes for a simple estimate request - When challenged; his re …
Adam Dewitz on The Box is in Demand - October 2015 Mergers, Acquisitions & Restructuring in the Printing, Packaging & Related Industries:
@James, QG has not formally announced the plant closures in a press release. That announcement was on the earnings call with investors.
Jennifer Matt on Top 5 Mistakes in Choosing a Print MIS Solution:
Thanks Carol. I am generally an optimist but sometimes the best way to get people's attention is to specifically describe the mistakes we all make. That tends to make people uncomfortable enough to take the actions to AVOID the mistakes in the first …
James Evans on The Box is in Demand - October 2015 Mergers, Acquisitions & Restructuring in the Printing, Packaging & Related Industries:
Ah, they snuck that one past me! Thanks Eric.
Cory Sawatzki on Single Points of Failure:
One of the best points I have seen you make yet. I agree that this is something I see in every shop. Look around, they are easy to find!
carol andersen on Top 5 Mistakes in Choosing a Print MIS Solution:
Spot on Jenn! I hope this article gets a lot of mileage.
Eric Vessels on The Box is in Demand - October 2015 Mergers, Acquisitions & Restructuring in the Printing, Packaging & Related Industries:
@James, the plant closures in Augusta and East Greenville were mentioned in the Q3 & YTD news published on November 4th: