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Printware announces their new full color mail solution based on HP FI-1000
Printware announces their new full color mail solution based on HP FI-1000

Published: October 9, 2019

Printware’s Tim Murphy talks about a new entry in the company’s iJetColor line of benchtop and industrial inkjet printing systems: the iJetColor Pro, a light industrial press based on the FI-1000 printhead technology from HP SPS, allowing customers to create short-run, personalized packaging. Watch Video

KAO Collins Offers Specialized Inks for Almost Any Application
KAO Collins Offers Specialized Inks for Almost Any Application

Published: May 16, 2019

Kristin Adams, Marketing Manager for KAO Collins talks with Kelley Holmes about the company’s vast portfolio of inkjet inks. KAO Collins works with nearly 90% of printhead manufacturers to offer specialized inks for many different digital applications and customized solutions. The company most recently launched its LUNAJET water-based inks for flexible food packaging. Watch Video

Engineered Printing Solutions Covers Many Substrates
Engineered Printing Solutions Covers Many Substrates

Published: May 14, 2019

Julian Joffe, President of Engineered Printing Solutions, talks about the history of the company and their ability to print on a variety of surfaces. Watch Video

Kodak Leaps Ahead in the Inkjet Flexible Packaging Market
Kodak Leaps Ahead in the Inkjet Flexible Packaging Market

Published: May 2, 2019

Rick Mazur of Kodak's Enterprise Inkjet Division talks with Kelley Holmes about the technological breakthroughs Kodak and Uteco have made in inkjet flexible packaging printing. Although inkjet adoption in flexible packaging has been slow, Kodak sees tremendous interest and potential for growth. Watch Video

Project Peacock Brings Print Education to the Marketing World
Project Peacock Brings Print Education to the Marketing World

Published: May 1, 2019

Deborah Corn of Print Media Centr talks about Project Peacock and the educational opportunities it provides to industry marketing experts and creatives. Watch Video

Design Pool Is an Interior Design Resource
Design Pool Is an Interior Design Resource

Published: April 30, 2019

Kristen Dettoni, Founder of Design Pool, talks about the company's online library of designs, and how Design Pool is a kind of Shutterstock for the commercial and residential interior design industry. Watch Video

Inkjet Evolves in Customization
Inkjet Evolves in Customization

Published: April 24, 2019

Scott Leger and Gary Barnes of FUJIFILM discuss the shift from analog to inkjet technology for late-stage customization and the higher speed of variable print. Watch Video

Metallizing and Other Industrial Printing Technologies
Metallizing and Other Industrial Printing Technologies

Published: April 23, 2019

Rob Malay, Product Development Manager for VDI, was a keynote speaker at InPrint 2019. He talks to Kelley Holmes about metallizing, and VDI's converting of polymer webs, metal foils, and flexible glass substrates for printing industry applications. Watch Video

InPrint 2019 is Off to the Races
InPrint 2019 is Off to the Races

Published: April 11, 2019

Frazer Chesterman, co-founder of InPrint, talks with Kelley Holmes about this year's event, the move to Louisville, Ky., and what the future holds for the organization. Watch Video

New Partnerships for the 2019 InPrint Conference
New Partnerships for the 2019 InPrint Conference

Published: November 21, 2018

Melissa Magestro, Executive Vice President of Mac Brooks Exhibitions, announces new partnerships for next year's InPrint Conference, to be held April 9 to 11 in Louisville, Ky. Watch Video

Dan Johansen Recaps Ricoh's Recent Wide-Format Announcements
Dan Johansen Recaps Ricoh's Recent Wide-Format Announcements

Published: November 21, 2018

Dan Johansen, Marketing Manager for Graphic Arts Wide Format, Commercial and Industrial Printing Business Group for Ricoh USA, sums up the new products introduced at the SGIA Expo 2018, including the RICOH Pro L5160 latex printer and RICOH Pro TF 6250 flatbed. Watch Video

Warneke Paper Box Company Installs the First Heidelberg Primefire 106 in the U.S.
Warneke Paper Box Company Installs the First Heidelberg Primefire 106 in the U.S.

Published: November 20, 2018

Steve Huppert, Vice President and COO of Warneke Paper Box Company in Denver, Colo., talks to David Zwang about the company's installation of a Heidelberg Primefire 106. Heidelberg is positioning the Primefire for industrial printing applications in the packaging market. Watch Video

InPrint Heads to Louisville
InPrint Heads to Louisville

Published: November 14, 2018

Frazer Chesterman, Co-Founder of InPrint, previews the upcoming InPrint 2019 industrial printing conference, which will take place April 9-11 in Louisville, Ky., and discusses some of the current trends in industrial printing. Watch Video

From Antibacterial Substrates to Smart Labels, Nanotechnology Comes to Print
From Antibacterial Substrates to Smart Labels, Nanotechnology Comes to Print

Published: June 14, 2018

Nir Waiskopf, Ph.D., team leader for a nanotechnology project at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, explains the uses of nanotechnology in biomedical, industrial printing, and display and packaging applications. Watch Video

Factors Driving the Growth of Industrial Printing
Factors Driving the Growth of Industrial Printing

Published: June 6, 2018

Marcus Timson, Co-Founder of the InPrint Industrial Inkjet Conference, discusses the reasons for the growing popularity of industrial printing, including the plateauing of traditional print markets, the maturity of digital inkjet and its advantages in industrial applications, and changing consumer behaviors. Watch Video

RadLaunch Helps Start-Ups Make Connections
RadLaunch Helps Start-Ups Make Connections

Published: June 4, 2018

Nir Waiskopf, Ph.D., of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, attended the RadTech UV+EB 2018 Conference as part of RadLaunch, an "idea accelerator" for start-ups, students, and innovators. Dr. Waiskopf chose the RadTech conference for its educational and networking opportunities, seeking potential collaborators and partners for some of the projects he is helping develop. Watch Video

When Launching a Business or a Product, Don’t Skimp on Marketing
When Launching a Business or a Product, Don’t Skimp on Marketing

Published: May 30, 2018

Mark Abramson, President of Printform Corporation, talks about his experiences in starting a business that produces specialty-printed products, as well as his efforts in helping other entrepreneurs launch wide-format, industrial, and other specialty products. He shares some pieces of advice for success, a key one being to invest at least as much in marketing as in any other part of the business. Watch Video

EFI's Inkjet Philosophy
EFI's Inkjet Philosophy

Published: May 29, 2018

Josh Samuel, Director of Ink Development at EFI, talks to David Zwang about EFI's inkjet philosophy: helping companies and even entire industries make a seamless transformation from analog to digital. EFI offers the machines, the inks, and the software as a larger system to help customers make that transformation. Watch Video

Wade Neff Offers an Inkjet Reality Check
Wade Neff Offers an Inkjet Reality Check

Published: May 21, 2018

At the InPrint Industrial Inkjet Conference, Wade Neff, Strategic Business Unity Manager for Strategic Factory, discusses how inkjet printing is not the solution for every application, and that print service providers need to understand, and be able to communicate to customers, both the advantages and limitations of inkjet technology. Watch Video

UV LED Looks to the Future
UV LED Looks to the Future

Published: May 15, 2018

Pamela Lee, Senior Product Manager for Excelitas Technologies, discusses UV LED technology vs. traditional UV curing in terms of performance, cost, and environmental benefits in a variety of commercial and industrial applications. Watch Video

Digital Printing Hits a Wall. And the Floor. And Your Sofa.
Digital Printing Hits a Wall. And the Floor. And Your Sofa.

Published: May 14, 2018

Rachel Nunziata, Product Development Manager for 4Walls, talks about the design process for digital décor. 4Walls designs and prints wallcoverings and a wide variety of other materials, handling the process all the way from design through production. Watch Video

Outside Baseball: Heidelberg's Steven Calov on Opportunities in Direct-to-Shape Printing
Outside Baseball: Heidelberg's Steven Calov on Opportunities in Direct-to-Shape Printing

Published: May 10, 2018

"Direct-to-shape" is a fast-growing subset of industrial—and even commercial—printing. Steven Calov, Omnifire 4D Product Manager for Heidelberg USA, talks about the Heidelberg Omnifire printers that can print on a plethora of materials and shapes, and the opportunities they offer for both industrial and specialty commercial printers. Watch Video

From Craft Beer to Soda, Printers Need a
From Craft Beer to Soda, Printers Need a "Can"-Do Mentality

Published: May 9, 2018

At the InPrint Industrial Printing Show in Chicago, Jim Lambert, VP of Digital Sales for INX International, talks about digital direct-to-can printing, a technology that gives beverage makers flexibility in both design and volume, and the ability to adapt to changing consumer trends and tastes. Watch Video

IT Strategies' Mark Hanley Offers Insight on Industrial Printing
IT Strategies' Mark Hanley Offers Insight on Industrial Printing

Published: May 7, 2018

Mark Hanley, President of IT Strategies, Inc., discusses industrial printing and how print providers can navigate the variety of "industrial" markets, from packaging to direct-to-shape, and determine areas of emerging growth. Watch Video

The InPrint Industrial Inkjet Conference Charts New Opportunities for Print
The InPrint Industrial Inkjet Conference Charts New Opportunities for Print

Published: May 2, 2018

What is industrial inkjet printing? What are the high-growth parts of the industrial printing market? What are the opportunities for print businesses? Frazer Chesterman, Co-Founder of InPrint, talks about industrial inkjet technology, the mission of the InPrint Conference, and what attendees can expect at this year’s event. Watch Video

SGIA to Hold New FP3 Conference for Industrial Printing and Printed Electronics
SGIA to Hold New FP3 Conference for Industrial Printing and Printed Electronics

Published: April 2, 2018

SGIA Chairman Ed Cook, Jr., explains the importance of the organization's upcoming conference on functional printing. FP3 is a new show serving the industrial printing and printed electronics communities. Scheduled for June in Chicago, the event is designed to educate executive-level members of these communities, including operational and business tracks. Google's David Hogue will keynote the event. Watch Video

The Amazing Story of Sandilake Clothing
The Amazing Story of Sandilake Clothing

Published: March 13, 2018

Mel Lay, Owner of Sandilake Clothing, has a riveting story of how she went from producing clothing for her kids in 2014 to being a garment icon. Her business has grown largely through the use of social media, including her public battle with Target and ultimately her appearance on Shark Tank. Great story! Lots of guidance about how others can use social media to grow their businesses. Watch Video

Xerox PARC CEO on Industry 4.0 and the Packaging Internet of Things
Xerox PARC CEO on Industry 4.0 and the Packaging Internet of Things

Published: February 6, 2018

David Zwang speaks with Tolga Kurtoglu the CEO of Xerox PARC, the global technology research organization about what we can expect in the near and midterm future, and how it may affect Industry 4.0 and packaging IoT. Watch Video

ThreadX Gearing Up to Be an Informative Conference for the Garment and Apparel Decorators Community
ThreadX Gearing Up to Be an Informative Conference for the Garment and Apparel Decorators Community

Published: January 22, 2018

SGIA's President & CEO Ford Bowers shares information about the upcoming ThreadX Conference, scheduled for 25-28 February in Palm Springs. Designed to support the garment and apparel decorators community, the second largest community within SGIA, ThreadX will feature well-known speakers and thought leaders from the industry. Watch Video

How Digital Technologies are Impacting Package Printing with New Embellishment Tools
How Digital Technologies are Impacting Package Printing with New Embellishment Tools

Published: December 11, 2017

Jeff Peterson, President of FSEA, gives an overview of the association and how it serves members through their Odyssey show, magazine, and webinar events. He also discusses how new digital technologies like MGI and Scodix take specialty effects to the next level as well as a new study done in conjunction with Clemson University that showcases how end users tend to see embellished print first over standard package printing. Watch Video

Inkjet Head Technology Innovation at Konica Minolta Opens Up New Applications
Inkjet Head Technology Innovation at Konica Minolta Opens Up New Applications

Published: November 22, 2017

Gavin Jordan-Smith Vice President, Industrial Print and Graphic Communications at Konica Minolta provides an update on Konica Minolta lastest advancements in inkjet head technology and new applications these advancements are enabling in industrial and commercial printing. Watch Video

Brian Dollard on Ricoh's Commercial and Industrial Print Strategy
Brian Dollard on Ricoh's Commercial and Industrial Print Strategy

Published: October 30, 2017

Brian Dollard, Director of Strategic Planning and Business Development, at Ricoh talks about Ricoh's strategy with the company's newly formed organization that focuses on commercial and industrial printing. Watch Video

Frank Visits Strategic Factory
Frank Visits Strategic Factory

Published: October 13, 2017

Keith Miller took a small print shop and grew it into an $18 Million super shop called Strategic Factory. He changed the concept of what a printer is. Call the company what you wish but they still put imagery on all kinds of substrates for marketing applications. Watch Video

Direct-to-Object Printing: How Will It Impact Label Printing?
Direct-to-Object Printing: How Will It Impact Label Printing?

Published: August 28, 2017

Ben Adner, CEO of InkCupsNow, talks about the company's ability to digitally print to 3D objects. We observed their equipment in practice at InPrint USA, for cylindrical or other shaped objects with UV inkjet. The devices are suitable for short to mid-sized (up to 10,000 pieces) runs and in many cases will replace labels. Watch Video

Direct-to-Object Printing: Do Converters Need to Redefine their Role?
Direct-to-Object Printing: Do Converters Need to Redefine their Role?

Published: May 22, 2017

Joe Morgan, formerly CEO of Standard Register and now Founder and CEO of Be Safe. Be Inspired. Be YOU. shares his insights on the InPrint USA show and the opportunities he sees for printing businesses in functional printing applications, particularly for packaging. He sees this as changing the role for the converter and requires businesses to redefine the role they will play in the future. Watch Video

Moving Industrial Applications to Digital Technologies
Moving Industrial Applications to Digital Technologies

Published: May 9, 2017

Jim Lambert, Vice President and General Manager of INX Digital, talks about the company's role in industrial digital printing. The goal is to be the company that helps its customers make the transition into digital in the industrial world. This includes the continued move from screen and pad printing to digital technologies. He explains how non-contact printing direct to objects is enabling new applications, showing real-world examples. Watch Video

Frazer Chesterman on the Developing US Industrial Printing Market
Frazer Chesterman on the Developing US Industrial Printing Market

Published: May 2, 2017

Cary Sherburne talks to Frazer Chesterman of Mackbrooks talks about bringing the InPrint show to the USA and the developing industrial printing market in the United States. Watch Video

Update on HP's JetFusion 3D Printing Solution from Steve Nigro
Update on HP's JetFusion 3D Printing Solution from Steve Nigro

Published: April 25, 2017

Steve Nigro, President of HP's 3D business, provides an update on HP's JetFusion 3D printing solution, which is now commercially available. After a period of hype, Nigro believes 3D printing is "frothing" again ... and talks about how 3D printing can fit into a graphic arts business, and what new skills are required. He also predicts what market growth will look like. Watch Video

Printing Firm LaGwana Finds Value in 3D Printing
Printing Firm LaGwana Finds Value in 3D Printing

Published: April 4, 2017

Dan Byler, President of LaGwana, a printing firm in Indiana, acquired a 3D printer to explore its possibilities and it's been worth the investment! The company modeled its new building, which led to new business in the Architectural arena; was able to print a repair part for a digital press; and is selling furniture models to Amish furniture builders! Hear the whole story. Watch Video

InPrint Industrial Printing Show Coming to Orlando in 2017
InPrint Industrial Printing Show Coming to Orlando in 2017

Published: February 27, 2017

Frazer Chesterman, co-founder of the Show, explains why graphic arts professionals can benefit from attending. With the growing number of solutions and applications in the industrial print arena making their way into the graphic arts domain, including packaging and wide format, the show offers a learning and networking opportunity that should not be missed. Watch Video

Why You Should Attend InPrint US in Orlando in April
Why You Should Attend InPrint US in Orlando in April

Published: February 9, 2017

Are you planning to attend InPrint, the industrial printing show in Orlando in April? Maybe you think industrial print doesn't apply to you. But take a look at this video with show co-founder Frazer Chesterman who explains what it means and why it is important for print and packaging service providers to pay attention. As he explains, we're not talking about additive manufacturing as much as we are talking about different ways inkjet deposition technologies are being used for industrial purposes, including home decor. We'll see you at the show. Don't be left behind! Watch Video

Mural Wall Printing by Zeescape
Mural Wall Printing by Zeescape

Published: December 9, 2016

An Australian company has developed an inkjet printing system that prints on walls — right, walls. Zeescape has created a new category of inkjet printer: wide format, flatbed, 3D, and now vertical. Watch Video

3D Made Easy at Graph Expo 2016
3D Made Easy at Graph Expo 2016

Published: October 4, 2016

John Carrington, CEO of ZVerse, shares his thoughts on his first experience exhibiting at Graph Expo and talks about how his company can help printing firms add 3D printing solutions as a new revenue-generating offering with little investment. ZVerse exhibited in the Konica Minolta booth at the show. Watch Video

Carisma Large Format Adds 3D Value to 2D Printing with MASSIVit 3D
Carisma Large Format Adds 3D Value to 2D Printing with MASSIVit 3D

Published: August 22, 2016

The first installation of a MASSIVit 1800 3D printer in North America at Carisma Large Format in New York has enabled the company to produce very unusual and compelling 2D/3D bus and truck wraps for the likes of Sony, who took advantage of these capabilities to promote the Angry Birds movie. Gil explains what it takes to add 3D to the mix. Watch Video

Xaar Enters 3D Printing Market with New Print Heads
Xaar Enters 3D Printing Market with New Print Heads

Published: August 9, 2016

Neil Hopkinson, Director of 3D Printing for Xaar, talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about new offerings the company showed at drupa 2016 to enable high volume 3D printing and the cost-effective manufacture of products that could not be made before. He claims the company will be able to deliver some of the highest speeds in the market. Watch Video

Kodak's CEO Jeff Clarke on Functional Printing, 3D Printing, and Kodak's Industrial Print Strategy
Kodak's CEO Jeff Clarke on Functional Printing, 3D Printing, and Kodak's Industrial Print Strategy

Published: August 8, 2016

Jeff Clarke, Kodak's CEO, talks with Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor, about functional printing, 3D printing, and Kodak's future strategies in this area, including its new development partnership with Silicon Valley based Carbon 3D. Watch Video

Konica Minolta and Z-Verse Partner to Make 3D Printing Easy
Konica Minolta and Z-Verse Partner to Make 3D Printing Easy

Published: February 16, 2016

Gavin Jordan-Smith, Vice President at Konica Minolta, talks about its unique relationship with Z-Verse to deliver a service that turns 2D images into 3D objects -- a service that makes 3D printing easy. Simply upload a 2D image and it is automatically converted to a 3D file printed! How easy is that? Watch Video

Think it's hard to get into 3D printing? Z-Verse says think again.
Think it's hard to get into 3D printing? Z-Verse says think again.

Published: January 26, 2016

John Carrington, Co-Founder and CEO of Z-Verse, explains how printing companies can enter 3D printing with no investment or special expertise. Very interesting! Watch Video

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