Log In | Become a Member | Contact Us


Connect on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Featured:     Production Inkjet Tools & Resources     Industrial Print Analysis     European Coverage     Conversations on Print Podcast

Back to Print17 Home »

Print17 Commentary & Analysis

Print 2017 Continues its Innovative Strides

A trade show is always an interesting ecosystem, and the Print 2017 event in Chicago was no exception. This article provides a brief overview of the highlights from the show floor.


The Old Guard and the Economy Limps into Print 17; a Different Industry Takes Charge (Premium Content)

Who didn’t envy or aspire to become a big, high profile printing business? The print business has been turned on its head, where small and medium businesses are outperforming their much bigger counterparts. The latter are still dealing with the relevance of legacy processes and assets while trying to bring new focus to rich digital media interactions to static formats like print. There’s no doubt: The Third Wave is being released at a pivotal moment. While the industry is churning, there are warning signs in the economy and for content creation markets. Dr. Joe is getting that 2008 feeling: he doesn’t like it.


Heading into the Cloud at Print 17

Are you ready to think about how your operation can start taking advantage of the cloud? It’s an inevitable evolution as everyone seeks to produce higher quality, push through higher volumes, and manage more workflows using the same staffing and resources.


Industry 4.0 Will be Everywhere at Print 2017 (Premium Content)

Many historians agree that there have been three industrial revolutions to date, but interconnected digital technology might be triggering the fourth. Print 2017 is nearly upon us, and the concept of “Industry 4.0” will likely be a major theme at the event. This article discusses some of the Print 2017 advancements that are expected to change how print is manufactured, what service providers produce, and who print service providers will become as they transform their businesses to better align with digital technologies.


Digital Embellishment Still a Hot Topic: JetFX to bring offline sheetfed solution to Print 2017

Digital embellishment was a hot topic at drupa 2016, and more companies are entering the fray. We came across JetFX at an event earlier this year and were intrigued by their approach. Read more about JetFX approach to foiling, spot varnishing, embossing, and high end digital holograms.


Print 17 Show Info:
September 10-14, 2017 - McCormick Place South Chicago, IL, USA.
More info and registration at Print2017.com

Print 2017 Distinguished Leader Speaker Series

Presented by NPES and GASC

New at Print 17 - Distinguished Leader Speaker Series brings you demonstrated thought leaders and agents of change. These notables, who are renowned in their fields, will share their unique experiences and how to stay ahead in your industry. These sessions are open to everyone at no cost.

Tod Szewczyk

Tod Szewczyk VP, Director Emerging Technology & Innovation at Leo Burnett

The Future of People, Technology and Advertising
The Future of People, Technology and Advertising looks at how fast technology is changing the world we live in, where it may go, what it means for marketing & advertising and how to (ideally) stay ahead.

Mon. September 11 | 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM | Room S102ab


Michael Chase

Michael Chase Chief Marketing Officer at St. Joseph Communications

Print in a Digital World 2018 Trend Report
The period we live in is unique; we benefit from the mingling of print and digital. We will navigate through this changing multichannel world, and demonstrate how great storytellers merge marketing, content and technology in bold and exciting ways.

Tue. September 12 | 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM | Room S102ab

Become a Member

Join the thousands of printing executives who are already part of the WhatTheyThink Community.

Copyright © 2017 WhatTheyThink. All Rights Reserved