Frank Romano at the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, Germany
Published on June 6, 2012
Frank visits the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz and gives us a tour of some of the areas accessible with recording devices and clears up some misconceptions about the man himself.
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Where is the "True North" of Print Business Performance?
Published: July 22, 2016
John Falconetti, a printer in Jacksonville, FL, says he keeps his company pointed at it by taking part in Leading Indicators™, a benchmarking program launched last year by Epicomm (now part of IDEAlliance). As a member of the Leading Indicators reporting group, Drummond Press gets monthly updates on how its business performance compares with that of other printing companies in the database. Falconetti also has good things to say about the association's apprenticeship and peer networking programs.
Merrill Corporation an Early Adopter of Sheetfed Production Inkjet
Published: July 21, 2016
Patrick Foley, Senior Vice President Operations at Merrill Corporation talks to WhatTheyThink about being an early adopter of the Océ VarioPrint i300 sheetfed production inkjet platform. Patrick shares how the platform fits Merrill's business.
The Trade Association Connection: Better and Stronger Together
Published: July 20, 2016
As president of the trade association Printing Industries Alliance, Tim Freeman sees his job as helping printers help each other by bringing them together in productive programs such as the guided tour he organized for his members at drupa 2016. He says that when printers take part in trade shows and other association-sponsored activities, they coalesce as an industry and find new ways to solve common problems. Printing Industries Alliance has an admirable record of making this happen in the membership territory it serves.
Adobe PDF Print Engine Celebrates 10 Years with Release of Enhancements
Published: July 19, 2016
Adobe Product Manager Mark Lewiecki shares the latest APPE news in this tenth year of its existence. APPE 4.0 includes enhancements in performance, color and quality, including tiled parallel processing that enables breaking up images, processing them and reassembling seamlessly. Products featuring APPE 4.0 are already hitting the market.
Mike Kellogg on the Role and the Rewards of Trade Shows
Published: July 18, 2016
As a former chairman of Epicomm, Mike Kellogg served as an advisor to the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC), producer of the Graph Expo and Print events. He observes that because of the rise of digitization, data, and the convergence of technologies, print industry trade shows now are less about showcasing heavy equipment and more about exchanging innovative ideas. He's optimistic about Graph Expo 2016, moving for the first time from Chicago to a new venue in Orlando.