Interviews with Industry Executives, Commentary & Analysis from WhatTheyThink Contributors and other video features.
Published: July 16, 2015
Mark Hahn Managing Director at Graphic Arts Advisors talks about strategies to increase valuation in a commercial printing company that is looking to sell.
Published: July 14, 2015
Chris Reine, Indigo Operations Manager at Louisiana-based Franklin Printing has seen many changes in his time with this 100-year-old company whose customers are in gaming and banking. An early adopter of HP Indigo presses, the company now has an HP 10000 to address the color personalization volumes required in the gaming industry.
Published: July 13, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks with Fabian Prudhomme of Enfocus about how Enfocus Switch can be used to automate production operations, including the most recent enhancements that enable easier management of complex workflows. www.Crossroads-World.com has information about the Enfocus Switch community.
Published: July 10, 2015
Frank is running for president—just like everyone else. He examines the typography of some of the candidate logos, which are mostly sans serif. Only two are serif fonts. Lots of Avenir and almost no Helvetica.
Published: July 9, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks to Kevin McVea, SVP at Strategic Content Imaging (SCI) on investing in production inkjet and how SCI is using its HP inkjet platforms to produce long-run personalized magazines.
Published: July 7, 2015
Cary Sherburne talks to Neal Gottsaker, President and CEO of airSpring Software, about its interactive applications and customer communications platform.
Published: July 6, 2015
Isaac Meged, HP's Worldwide Marketing Manager for Scitex Industrial Presses, talks about two recent product introductions for the sign and display and corrugated packaging markets.
Published: July 1, 2015
James Handler, Vice President of Web-to-Print, Primary Color, talks about how connecting HP SmartStream to EFI Monarch MIS will further streamline and automate the company's workflow.
Published: June 29, 2015
In this video, Canon Solutions America VP of Marketing Francis McMahon talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about last week's IWCO Direct customer event, the first North American site to install the Canon ImageStream 3500 and the Varioprint i300, as well as the upcoming thINK user group conference scheduled for September in New York.
Published: June 26, 2015
Frank has a potpourri of commentary, from a TV typo to equipment graveyard to a print video to pre-1919 full-color baseball cards. Only Frank would find these to be relevant.
Published: June 25, 2015
Bill Hayden, CEO of IDS in Michigan, talks about how Xerox CiPress production inkjet presses have completely changed his transactional print business model.
Published: June 23, 2015
Christian Unterberger, EVP for Commercial Print, Canon/Oce, talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about Canon's strategies in the commercial print market., especially with its portfolio of production inkjet presses, including the ability to produce commercial print quality on difficult papers.
Published: June 22, 2015
Tom Wittenberg, HP's Sign & Display Marketing Manager, discusses the state of the sign and display market—and the "rule of 7s."
Published: June 19, 2015
What the Helvetica?! Frank goes on a mini-rant when some typographic experts say that Times New Roman is a bad choice for resumes.
Published: June 18, 2015
Terry Teal from PTI Marketing Technologies talks to Senior Editor Cary Sherbure about taking advantage of technology platforms to build new services and provide integrated programs to customers.
Published: June 16, 2015
Justin McDonald, Marketing Solutions Manager for Iowa-based Cedar Graphics shares the interesting story of the founding of the company a half century ago as well as its subsequent journey into digital printing to meet short-run requirements and the ability to match UV offset with HP Indigo presses. "The great thing about digital is you are only limited by your imagination."
Published: June 15, 2015
President and CEO of Visual Magnetics Joe Deetz talks with Richard Romano about the company's SGIA Product of the Year-winning chalkboard film-based substrate, optimized for "liquid chalk" signage.
Published: June 12, 2015
Frank remembers Hermann Zapf (1918-2015) as one of the world’s great type designers. He shares some personal stories and shows some of Zapf’s works. Includes commentary from Richard Romano.
Published: June 10, 2015
In a recent visit to Washington D.C., the WhatTheyThink video team had a fabulous visit to the World Bank's printing operation. We learned how their business has been revolutionized with the introduction of an HP T230 Inkjet Web Press and how it has helped them better address their mission of ending poverty in the world.
Published: June 9, 2015
Forrest Leighton and Jennifer Matt talk about how marketing has evolved into a measured science. In order to support this evolution, Marcom Central has integrated with Birst business intelligence and analytics provider so PTI customers can leverage best in class tools to measure their marketing impact.