Interviews with Industry Executives, Commentary & Analysis from WhatTheyThink Contributors and other video features.
Published: January 24, 2014
NAPL President and CEO Joe Truncale talks to Cary Sherburne about combining NAPL and AMSP and what the combination does to benefit both memberships. They also discuss the subject of association consolidation in general.
Editor's Note: Don't miss Pat Henry's article series on industry associations. The first talks about NAPL and PIA.
Published: January 23, 2014
Jim Tomblinson, VP of Operations at Modern Litho, talks to Cary Sherburne about his 6th EFI Connect. They talk about the value the event brings to his company and why he returns year after year.
Published: January 22, 2014
Frank reminisces about using a word processor (via cassette) in 1972 and meeting Isaac Asimov. Frank chases down an article by Asimov that mentions the use of the word processor and talks about some of Isaac's predictions. How close did he come?
Published: January 22, 2014
EFI CEO Guy Gecht talks to Cary Sherburne about Connect 2014 - their biggest ever. Guy also talks about the big Landa announcement that Fiery will be the front end of all Landa nanographic devices.
Published: January 21, 2014
Jamie Harris, VP of Diversified Services at GMC, talks to Cary Sherburne about how technology is changing the landscape of customer communications across multiple channels.
Published: January 20, 2014
Warren Werbitt, Founder & Fisherman at Pazazz Printing in Montreal Canada, talks to Cary Sherburne about what's new at Pazazz. They've acquired a large format printer to extend their capabilities. They also talk about using the new X-Rite eXact in their shop.
Published: January 17, 2014
Kevin Karstedt interviews Dror Danai of Scodix who talks about their unique coatings technology and how they are applying them to the folding carton segment of the industry.
Published: January 15, 2014
This week, Frank catches a "blurb" in a local newspaper and as always uses it as a jumping off point for a rant for print. Will kiosks be the downfall of print? Of course not! See why.
Published: January 14, 2014
Rolf Richter, CEO of locr maps, talks to Cary Sherburne about the company and learns more about the technology of geodata and map personalization for printing.
Published: January 13, 2014
Sabine Geldermann, new drupa director, talks to Cary Sherburne about her new role and the coming drupa trade fair in 2016. They discuss what's happening leading up to the show and the trends shaping the focus of the show.
Published: January 10, 2014
FastSigns CEO Catherine Monson talks to Cary Sherburne about what's happening at FastSigns and gets an update on their co-branding program launched just over a year ago.
Published: January 8, 2014
Frank gets sent an article which gets his attention. The title: "No, Paper Isn't Dead". The title got his attention, but what gets his focus is the article's claim that paper making hasn't changed much since it was invented in China. The final solution to the digital challenge? Chocolate paper!
Published: January 7, 2014
Cary Sherburne and David Zwang discuss Adobe PDF Print Engine 3 and the impact on prepress in the industry. They reference an article they co-authored recently on WhatTheyThink.
Published: January 6, 2014
KBA CEO Claus Bolza-Schünemann talks to Cary Sherburne about where they are strategically and how they are addressing the shift from analog to digital.
Published: December 20, 2013
Patrice Aurenty of Sun Chemical talks to Kevin Karstedt about the importance of getting color right throughout the entire package printing workflow and how PantoneLIVE accomplishes that goal.
Published: December 19, 2013
Cary Sherburne talks to Dan Defino, VP & Managing Partner at Tukaiz about their wide format business. Dan talks about why they got into the wide format sector and shares details about it.
Published: December 18, 2013
This week Frank uses his issues of AARP to highlight something new he noticed - inkjet messaging. He then talks about an unrelated story involving a new emoticon to express sarcasm. Yes, he's serious.
Published: December 17, 2013
Cary Sherburne and Frank Defino Jr., VP and Managing Director of Tukaiz, discuss the history of the company and the growing range of output devices they have expanded to utilize.
Published: December 13, 2013
Patrice Aurenty, Business Leader at Sun Chemical, talks to Kevin Karstedt about their involvement in the packaging segment and their partnership with PantoneLIVE.
Published: December 12, 2013
Brad Koch, VP of Sales for Webcrafters, talks to Eric Vessels about how the digital transformation has impacted their book manufacturing business and how Kodak has contributed to those changes.