Log In | Become a Member | Contact Us


Market Intelligence for Printing and Publishing

Connect on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Featured:     European Coverage     Production Inkjet Analysis

Frank Romano on American Printer

Published on April 3, 2013

This week Frank talks about the first magazine for printers, American Printer (formerly The Inland Printer) and discusses its history and continuation as a quarterly by OutputLinks. Frank takes a look at the personalization features of the new incarnation.

PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP CONTENT

FOR FULL SITE ACCESS: BECOME A MEMBER OR LOGIN

 

Email Icon Email         

 

Discussion

By gareth Ward on Apr 03, 2013

Frank,

A little correction. The British Colonial Printer & Stationer, later Printing World, predates both American Printer and Deutscher Drucker. Its first issue was published on December 16, 1878, coming out weekly for 128 years. Unfortunately passing through the hands of several publishers it ended up being 'suspended' by its last owner.

The full collection, as well as British Printers and many others, can be seen at the wonderful St Bride's Library in London. This is somewhere you should spend a few hours in the next time you're in London. Plenty of material to ruminate on on those shelves!

But I'm in full accordance that the suppliers to this industry need to support what printed trade or business magazines remain, Print Business included of course.

Gareth Ward
former editor Printing World
editor/publisher Print Business

 

By Katherine on Apr 03, 2013

I have give Frank and WhatTheyThink my thanks for the shout out! As well as kudos to Andy and Julie Plata for their faith in print, American Printer and me.

Gareth, thanks for the historical footnote. We will have to adjust our bragging rights accordingly.

Thanks, all

Katherine O'Brien

 

By Frank Romano on Apr 03, 2013

Gareth

I am corrected.

Frank

 

By Michael Jahn on Apr 04, 2013

Great Job and hats off to Enfocus to buying that back page !

 

Post a Comment

To post a comment Log In or Become a Member, doing so is simple and free

 

 

Recent Videos

 

Video preview: Frank is Entranced by Pop-up Cards

Frank is Entranced by Pop-up Cards

Published: December 2, 2016

Frank is entranced by pop-up cards from opencardnow.com. Former typographer Julie Brumlik has a new career with pop-up origami. Frank even shares his pop-up Gutenberg book.

 

Video preview: ASU's Print & Imaging Lab Leads the Way in Workflow Integration

ASU's Print & Imaging Lab Leads the Way in Workflow Integration

Published: December 1, 2016

Chris Halkovic, Web-to-Print Manager at Arizona State University's Print and Imaging Lab, talks about how the shop/learning environment is integrating Web2Print and MIS for a coherent and automated workflow for printed materials and 3D objects.

 

Video preview: Universal Wilde Has Transformed Its Business with Production Inkjet

Universal Wilde Has Transformed Its Business with Production Inkjet

Published: November 30, 2016

Universal Wilde in Massachusetts is the largest direct marketing and book printing company in the state. Its Vice President of Operations and Technology, Jeff McFadden, explains the company's decision to acquire production inkjet about 5 years ago. Today, about 75% of its production ink work being book production with the rest being direct mail. He also shares his thoughts about the value of users groups like thINK.

 

Video preview: Diversification at SunDance Offers an Exceptional Customer Experience

Diversification at SunDance Offers an Exceptional Customer Experience

Published: November 29, 2016

JohnHenry Ruggieri, Managing Partner at SunDance in Orlando, shares thoughts about the importance of focusing on core competencies, bringing as many services in house as possible in order to meet a wider variety of customer needs. He discusses how his various HP printing solution's contribute to providing a great customer experience.

 

Video preview: Monitoring Performance Across the Shop

Monitoring Performance Across the Shop

Published: November 28, 2016

Dave Erwin, SVP at Racami, talks about the company's role in providing technology solutions for commercial printers to provide them with a visibility dashboard to monitor performance across the shop.

 

Video preview: Frank is Intrigued by 3 Unrelated Technology Items

Frank is Intrigued by 3 Unrelated Technology Items

Published: November 23, 2016

Frank is intrigued by three unrelated technology items: food made from wood, energy made from urine, and and paper made from waste paper in the office.

 

View More Videos

 

Become a Member

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

Copyright © 2016 WhatTheyThink. All Rights Reserved