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Video preview: Cold (Type) Case

Cold (Type) Case

Published: April 27, 2018

The Prime Minister of Pakistan was brought down by a font, and it was not Comic Sans. They discovered that a contract that was dated 2006 used Calibri, a font that was not released until 2007.

 

Video preview: Paul Marino of Impress Communications Talks About His “Picture-Perfect” Bobst ACCUCHECK System

Paul Marino of Impress Communications Talks About His “Picture-Perfect” Bobst ACCUCHECK System

Published: April 26, 2018

Trish Witkowski visits Impress Communications in Chatsworth, Calif., and speaks with owner Paul Marino about the challenges and the benefits of installing a 100%-accurate quality control inspection system on their Bobst EXPERTFOLD folder-gluer line.

 

Video preview: Graphic Design, Marketing, and Print Come Together on Dscoop.com

Graphic Design, Marketing, and Print Come Together on Dscoop.com

Published: April 25, 2018

Vicki Strull, graphic designer and brand consultant, helps brands increase consumer engagement, build brand loyalty, and drive purchase intent. Strull addresses the gap among design, print, and the marketing community by educating these three stakeholders in the understanding of each industry.

 

Video preview: Bringing the Global Printing Community Together on Dscoop.com

Bringing the Global Printing Community Together on Dscoop.com

Published: April 24, 2018

Julian Marsh is Director of Commercial Printing at District Photo, an online digital print business that produces a large range of photo products. Julian is the Global Chairman of Dscoop, and helped launch the new Dscoop.com platform to facilitate year-round collaboration and networking within the Dscoop community.

 

Video preview: Mr. Aldo Peretti, CEO of UTECO Group, Discusses the State of the Packaging Market

Mr. Aldo Peretti, CEO of UTECO Group, Discusses the State of the Packaging Market

Published: April 23, 2018

Packaging requirements are changing and the technology to meet those new requirements need to change as well. Aldo Peretti, CEO of UTECO Group, shares how UTECO, one of the largest flexo press manufacturers in the world, is adapting their press offerings to meet those challenges head on.

 

Video preview: Tharstern's Approach to MIS and Business Intelligence

Tharstern's Approach to MIS and Business Intelligence

Published: April 23, 2018

Matt Miloszewski, Business Development Manager at Tharstern, talks about Tharstern's approach to MIS and managing operational data within print operations. Tharstern has over 700 installations globally.

 

Video preview: If You Were a Printer, You'd Be Home By Now

If You Were a Printer, You'd Be Home By Now

Published: April 20, 2018

Those wonderful old buildings that housed printing and typesetting companies in the downtown areas of many cities are now being converted into condos and apartments. From Boston to New York to Chicago, those iconic buildings are becoming someone’s home.

 

Video preview: The Evolution of Dscoop

The Evolution of Dscoop

Published: April 19, 2018

Jon Bailey, CEO of UK-based Proco and Dscoop board member, talks about the evolution of Dscoop from a US event to a series of worldwide events and now an online community via the new Dscoop.com platform.

 

Video preview: King Printing's Approach to Book Manufacturing with Production Inkjet

King Printing's Approach to Book Manufacturing with Production Inkjet

Published: April 18, 2018

Elizabeth Gooding talks with Martin Aalsma, VP at King Printing. King Printing was an early adopter of production inkjet for book manufacturing. Aalsma talks about building efficiency in book manufacturing with smart workflow driving production inkjet.

 

Video preview: Avery Dennison Makes Cut Vinyl User-Friendly

Avery Dennison Makes Cut Vinyl User-Friendly

Published: April 17, 2018

Patti Draper Doychak, Senior Marketing Communications Manager for Avery Dennison, describes new innovations in cut vinyl. Easier weeding with a re-engineered adhesive, a larger color palette, and longer-lasting adhesive all give the client more choices and a better-quality vinyl product.

 

Video preview: ISA Provides Year-Round Resources for the Sign Industry

ISA Provides Year-Round Resources for the Sign Industry

Published: April 16, 2018

Lori Anderson, President and CEO of the International Sign Association (ISA), shares the many ways ISA helps members of the sign industry. Beyond the annual Sign Expo, in which professionals can learn about new technologies, ISA is active in advocacy for companies in relation to sign codes and regulations, as well as helping educate students about the opportunities available to them after high school.

 

Video preview: Frank On Friday: The Binds That Tie

Frank On Friday: The Binds That Tie

Published: April 13, 2018

Frank receives a challenge from Professor Frank Cost at RIT. Frank Cost discovered the McMaster-Carr catalog at 4,040 pages and wants to know if there are any bound books with more pages. Frank is up to the challenge.

 

Video preview: Catherine Monson’s Health Care Crusade

Catherine Monson’s Health Care Crusade

Published: April 12, 2018

Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS, talks about her recent testimony before the U.S. Congress on behalf of her long commitment to establishing association-based health plans so that small businesses, like print franchises, can provide affordable health care plans to their employees.

 

Video preview: Specialty Printing Moves Toward the Mainstream

Specialty Printing Moves Toward the Mainstream

Published: April 11, 2018

Michael Johnson, VP of Marketing for Nazdar Source One, a distributor to the wide-format printing market, talks to Richard Romano at last month’s ISA Sign Expo about the business opportunities and profitability potential in specialty printing—printing on water bottles and other kinds of promotional materials.

 

Video preview: Sign Research Foundation Data: High Value for Sign Makers and Buyers

Sign Research Foundation Data: High Value for Sign Makers and Buyers

Published: April 11, 2018

Sapna Budev, Executive Director of the Sign Research Foundation (SRF), talks about the collaborative relationship between the SRF and the International Sign Association, and the value of the information gathered by the SRF. SRF research helps signmakers and sign customers navigate such issues as brightness standards and sign codes, calculate the ROI of a sign for a retailer, and determine the economic value of signage to a community.

 

Video preview: Dscoop

Dscoop "Operator Saturday": A Peer Group for Print Operators

Published: April 10, 2018

Chris Reine, Indigo operator/engineer at Franklin Press, talks about a Dscoop-organized peer group for HP Indigo operators called "Operator Saturday." The program brings together operators of HP Indigo presses for a long weekend of knowledge sharing, education, and networking.

 

Video preview: Dscoop Launches Academia Program to Engage Students

Dscoop Launches Academia Program to Engage Students

Published: April 9, 2018

Charles Ohiaeri, Chief Fulfillment Officer with Zazzle and Dscoop board member, talks about the new Dscoop Academia Program. The program's goal is to bring college students, professors, and printing companies together to develop skills, foster new talent, and provide opportunities for collaboration between industry and academia.

 

Video preview: Direct-to-Garment Printing Becoming Popular and Profitable

Direct-to-Garment Printing Becoming Popular and Profitable

Published: April 9, 2018

Tim Check, Production Manager, Epson America, talks about direct-to-garment printing, particularly using the brand-new Epson F-2100 Series printer which can print directly on T-shirts, baby onesies, towels, and other kinds of fabric-based items. Garment printing is a growth area for not only traditional screen printers looking to print short-run items, but also for commercial printers who can complement other display graphics services they may be offering.

 

Video preview: Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Published: April 6, 2018

Frank loves post cards and waxes nostalgic about them. He shows some historic cards, as well as some procured on a recent trip.

 

Video preview: GMG Color Goes Beyond the RIP

GMG Color Goes Beyond the RIP

Published: April 5, 2018

Erik Schmitt, Director of Sales–Canada, for GMG Color, talks about the software tool set GMG Color has available for sign makers to create an entire workflow specific to the production of signage. He also talks about the importance of color management and the increasing trend toward automation.

 

 

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