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Video preview: Frank Interviews Echo Communications Owner Howard Hoke

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!

 

Video preview: The Multi-Faceted World of Kohler's In-Plant

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.

 

Video preview: Solutions that “Stick” Around: Five Opportunities in Synthetic Print Media

Premium Content Solutions that “Stick” Around: Five Opportunities in Synthetic Print Media

Published: July 12, 2018

Trish's video this week features five different products that utilize “sticky” synthetic substrates for marketing communications. Each product uses completely different techniques and technologies, and she’ll demonstrate and compare them all.

 

Video preview: From Traditional to Digital in Corrugated

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.

 

Video preview: LACorp Is a Jack-of-All-Trades in the Textile Industry

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.

 

Video preview: Growth in the In-Plant Industry

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.

 

Video preview: Sharing Kindness in Life and Business

Sharing Kindness in Life and Business

Published: July 6, 2018

Leon Logothetis, author of "The Kindness Diaries" and creator of the Netflix series, explains at the IPMA Conference why he left his job as a broker and went on a mission around the world to find and share kindness.

 

Video preview: Spacing Out

Spacing Out

Published: July 6, 2018

One word space after a period, or two? Frank wades into the great debate. Word spacing conventions were often dictated by specific typing and typesetting technologies, and what was appropriate during the era of handset type, or even the typewriter, may not be appropriate today.

 

Video preview: Kornit's Ryan Kurek on the Analog-to-Digital Transformation in Textiles

Kornit's Ryan Kurek on the Analog-to-Digital Transformation in Textiles

Published: July 5, 2018

Ryan Kurek, Director of Marketing for North America at Kornit Digital, discusses the analog-to-digital transformation as it relates to textiles. As the way we buy clothing changes, the textile industry must adjust, with faster time to market and less waste in the supply chain.

 

Video preview: Bridging the Gap Between Corrugated and Folding Cartons

Bridging the Gap Between Corrugated and Folding Cartons

Published: July 3, 2018

Mike Schliesmann, Senior Vice President of Great Northern Corporation, talks with Cary Sherburne about filling the gap between corrugated and folding cartons, plus developing ways to digitally print direct to corrugated.

 

Video preview: Augmented Reality for Printers

Augmented Reality for Printers

Published: July 2, 2018

At last month's IPMA Conference, Ryan Kiley, Director of Strategic Production Services for Ricoh, gave a presentation about some conventional and unconventional applications for Augmented Reality (AR). He talks with Richard Romano about some of these applications and the value of AR for print and printers.

 

Video preview: Frank Interviews Type and Print Historian Paul Shaw

Frank Interviews Type and Print Historian Paul Shaw

Published: June 29, 2018

Noted type and print historian Paul Shaw was recently at the Museum of Printing doing research on type and book designer William Addison Dwiggins (who coined the phrase "graphic designer"). Paul has identified many pieces designed by Dwiggins during his 1900–1950 productive life.

 

Video preview: As Consumer Buying Habits Change, So Does the Textile Industry

As Consumer Buying Habits Change, So Does the Textile Industry

Published: June 28, 2018

Yoram Burg, Regional Sales Director for EFI Optitex, gives us an idea of what to expect in the textiles market as the analog-to-digital transformation continues to unfold. Companies need to develop product and get it to market faster than ever before to keep up with consumers' changing buying habits.

 

Video preview: Hume Media Switches to Inkjet with Xerox Technology

Hume Media Switches to Inkjet with Xerox Technology

Published: June 28, 2018

John Hume, President of Hume Media Inc., talks about the history of his company and the upgrades he's made to his printing equipment over the years, first with the Xerox iGen and now Brenva HD production inkjet press.

 

Video preview: On-Campus In-Plant

On-Campus In-Plant

Published: June 27, 2018

At the IPMA Conference, Laura Lockett, Director of Sacramento State Reprographics & Mail Services, shares the latest trends in on-campus printing and what products and services the university in-plant offers.

 

Video preview: Print Education is Important for Brands

Print Education is Important for Brands

Published: June 27, 2018

Doris Brown-McNally of HP Graphic Solutions discusses the importance of educating brands on the value of digital print: First by imparting technology and marketing knowledge, then discussing the capabilities of digital print and helping with any challenges they may face.

 

Video preview: The Customer is Central to Ricoh

The Customer is Central to Ricoh

Published: June 26, 2018

Mike Herold, Director of Global Marketing and Production, Inkjet Technologies, at Ricoh, discusses what we can expect from Ricoh going forward, including the new VC70000.

 

Video preview: OnPoint Manufacturing Automates Textiles

OnPoint Manufacturing Automates Textiles

Published: June 26, 2018

At TechTextil, Kirby Best, Chairman of OnPoint Manufacturing, talks about his company, which was founded based on lessons learned in the book industry. OnPoint produces original, beautiful textile work using automated production.

 

Video preview: Lectra: For Fashion and Furniture

Lectra: For Fashion and Furniture

Published: June 25, 2018

Carlos Jimenez, Professional Services Manager of Fashion and Apparel for Lectra, discusses the broad range of services the company offers to streamline the process from design to cutting room for textile-based products. Lectra serves the fashion industry, as well as furniture and other market segments where textiles play an important role.

 

Video preview: Safety In Numbers: From Gen X to Gen Y

Safety In Numbers: From Gen X to Gen Y

Published: June 25, 2018

Kenneth W. Gronbach, a demographer with KGC Direct, LLC, talks to David Zwang at Ricoh's Interact Conference about how the number of members in a given generation can impact the overall economy. The fewer number of Gen Xers than Baby Boomers had a negative effect—but Gen Y is bigger and will have a highly positive impact.

 

 

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