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Inkjet Insights for Mid-Volume Applications Topic of Upcoming WhatTheyThink Webinar, sponsored by RISO

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Press release from the issuing company

Industry Expert and WhatTheyThink Contributor Andy Tribute to Moderate

Lexington, Kentucky USA -- WhatTheyThink.com today announced the opportunity for industry professionals to attend a free printing industry educational webinar. High Speed Low Cost Inkjet: What It Could Mean for Your Production Color Applications, which will be led by industry expert Andrew Tribute, WhatTheyThink Contributor and founder of Attributes Associates.  Sponsored by RISO, the event will be held Wednesday, November 18th, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM EST (-5 GMT).

No-charge registration is available here.

“Most of the buzz about the impact of inkjet printing and the major advances in inkjet technology have centered around high-end equipment,” said Tribute.  “In this session, we will discuss overall trends in the inkjet market, but will include new trends and opportunities in the mid-range that might allow smaller businesses to take advantage of this emerging market.”

Tribute will be joined by

·     Carl Gallo of StationAmerica.  StationAmerica has been in the business of servicing customers’ printing and supplies needs since 1988, focusing primarily on the financial markets. Forms management and print-on-demand services have been an integral part of its business growth. StationAmerica provides mailing services and coupon services to accompany traditional forms printing and commercial printing. The company has nine employees with over 50 years of collective experience.

·     Penni Istre, University of Memphis Print Services.  Penni began her career in printing in 1983 in Lake Charles, LA. She is currently working on her BA in Print Systems Management from the University of Memphis. Penni worked at the University of Tennessee, Memphis, for 11 years in the Prepress Department of Graphics Services and then moved on to Kinko's to increase her knowledge of digital printing. After spending 3.5 years with Kinko's, Penni brought her skills to The University of Memphis in March of 2003.

“Many smaller companies are looking for ways to get involved in inkjet,” said Randy Davidson, President, WhatTheyThink. “But there have been significant investment and other barriers to entering that market.  In this session, we hope to shed new light on how developments in inkjet technology will affect a larger swath of the market, moving volume from both electrophotographic and offset processes.  We appreciate RISO sponsoring this event so that we present it at no charge.”

Attendees will be able to participate in a live question and answer session to get the most from the experience and will be able to view and listen to the presentation using a standard Internet browser with audio streamed via computer.

Register for this free event

About RISO

RISO, Inc., headquartered in Danvers, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of RISO Kagaku Corporation, Japan's leading manufacturer and distributor of production inkjet printers, digital duplicators and supplies. RISO, Inc. sells high-speed color and monochrome printing solutions throughout the Americas. RISO provides fast and affordable full color digital printers for everyday communications, at speeds of up to 150 pages per minute. Its line of digital duplicators includes one- and two-color systems that reliably produce millions of copies, are environmentally friendly, and are easy and inexpensive to use.

To learn more about RISO’s ComColor series, visit www.newinkjet.com, or call
1-800-876-7476. Visit RISO, Inc.’s corporate website at http://us.riso.com.  

About WhatTheyThink.com

WhatTheyThink is the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization; offering a wide range of publications delivering unbiased, real-time market intelligence, industry news, economic and trend analysis, peer-to-peer communication, and special reports on emerging technology and critical events. WhatTheyThink also hosts webinars and live events that are timely and relevant o today's busy industry executives along with consulting and speaker services that leverage a talented pool of writers and industry analysts.

WhatTheyThink consists of flagship site WhatTheyThink.com, discussion forum site PrintPlanet.com, and industry blog PrintCEO.com.

About Andy Tribute

Andrew Tribute is an internationally known expert in the applications of digitization of the media, publishing and printing industries. He is Managing Partner of Attributes Associates, a specialist consultancy organization for these industries. He is also a visiting professor at University of the Arts, London. He has been in the printing and publishing industry since completing a Degree in Printing Management in 1964 at the London College of Printing (now the London College of Communications, a member college of University of the Arts, London). Following a short period working in a management role in the printing industry, he has specialised in the application of computers in printing and publishing since 1968. In that time he has worked for both users and vendors of systems in various roles.

In addition to his position as Managing Partner of Attributes Associates, he also assists InfoTrends/CAP Ventures, the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry, as an Associate Consultant for its European On Demand Printing & Publishing Consulting Service. As an Associate Consultant he contributes to InfoTrends/CAP Ventures’ service with written reports, market coverage, and private client work.

In addition to his consulting operations, he also writes a monthly syndicated column that is published by many of the key international printing magazines throughout the world. In the USA he writes a weekly column published under the heading “Tribute’s Tuesday” by WhatTheyThink, the leading online publication for developments within the printing and publishing markets. He has also been a Fellow of the UK’s Institute of Printing.  




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