Frank Romano shares Penrose's Pictorial Annual
Published on July 7, 2010
This week, Frank shares a 1907 edition of Penrose's Pictorial Annual. The annual collected examples of print from a given year and bound it into a book giving a snapshot view of the printing technologies at the time. The books also included articles on the processes and different applications as well.
Frank Interviews Echo Communications Owner Howard Hoke
Published: July 13, 2018
Frank interviews Howard Hoke, COO and Owner of Echo Communications, a 14-employee print shop based in New London, N.H. Howard is an RIT grad who wound up owning his own printing company. Even though he has digital printing, he still uses offset presses, including a recently acquired used Heidelberg. Where did he find a press operator? Wal-Mart!
The Multi-Faceted World of Kohler's In-Plant
Published: July 12, 2018
Christopher Donlon, Associate Communications Manager of Print Production for Kohler, talks about the excitement and challenges of running an in-plant for a wide variety of products and services, ranging from plumbing fixtures to hospitality services.
From Traditional to Digital in Corrugated
Published: July 11, 2018
Chuck Slingerland, Vice President of Sales and Digital Operations for Abbott-Action, takes us through the digital journey for a traditional corrugated converter.
LACorp Is a Jack-of-All-Trades in the Textile Industry
Published: July 10, 2018
Jeoff Bodenhorst, Jr., President of LACorp, talks about his contract cut-and-sew company that offers a wide range of services to the garment industry. He talks about how automation will continue to improve this part of the manufacturing process, which can often be a labor-intensive bottleneck.
Growth in the In-Plant Industry
Published: July 9, 2018
Howie Fenton, Principal at Howie Fenton Consulting, discusses the major trends affecting in-plant printing departments and the growth they're currently experiencing.