Interviews with Industry Executives, Commentary & Analysis from WhatTheyThink Contributors and other video features.
Published: December 5, 2013
Richard Romano joins us from the Xerox Gil Hatch center where he talks to Shelley Sweeney, Vice President of Service Bureau and Direct Mail about the importance of data in 1:1 marketing and VDP and how to market it.
Published: December 4, 2013
Frank gets a sample from Lumejet and is compelled to research the methods and share them with us. He calls the output the highest quality printing he has ever seen.
Published: December 3, 2013
Gavin Jordan Smith, VP of Solutions and Production Planning at Konica Minolta, talks to Cary Sherburne about automation and removing waste out of production processes.
Published: November 27, 2013
Frank talks to Professor Howard Vogl at CalPoly about the PDF/VT standard. Professor Vogl explains what the format is and talks about student samples on PDFA.org. They also discuss what's next with the standard.
Published: November 26, 2013
Kevin Kern, VP of Marketing at Konica Minolta, talks to Cary Sherburne about the transformation of their marketing efforts.
Published: November 22, 2013
Dr. Danny Rich of Sun Chemical talks to Kevin Karstedt about the technical details of the X-Rite eXact product.
Published: November 21, 2013
Kevin Kern, VP of Marketing at Konica Minolta, talks to Cary Sherburne about the longstanding partnership between the company and Komori and how it's evolved over the years.
Published: November 20, 2013
Frank visits InTouch Labels and talks to Lauren Hayes about their label production and how she got into the business. They also cover the digital label finishing that follows the label printing.
Published: November 19, 2013
Bill Riley, President of Ironsides Technology, talks to Cary Sherburne about shop floor management and the intricacies of working with mixed systems.
Published: November 18, 2013
WhatTheyThink's Labels & Packaging's Kevin Karstedt talks to Dr. Danny Rich, Senior Color Physicist at Sun Chemical, about the X-Rite eXact system.
Published: November 15, 2013
Tony Bean, Field Marketing Manager with Sun Chemical, talks to Kevin Karstedt about some of the innovative coatings they offer to brand managers to enhance the "curb appeal" of their products.
Published: November 14, 2013
Bob Buongiorno, VP of Web Sales for Komori, speaks with Cary Sherburne about the Chambon brand. Komori acquired Chambon in 1989 as a standalone business. The company specializes in packaging printing and is now being more integrated into the larger company.
Published: November 13, 2013
This week Frank addresses the changing nature of how larger industry vendors are displaying their products using technology and demo centers and the impact that has on shows that are essential for smaller vendors to reach the market.
Published: November 12, 2013
Mike Fox, President of Screen, talks to Cary Sherburne about what Screen is doing in the inkjet market, including wide format, UV, labels, high-speed web, and B2 sheetfed.
Published: November 11, 2013
Bob McCurdy, VP of Sales and Marketing at GTI, talks to Cary Sherburne about the company and winning a Must See 'Em Award at Print 13. They also discuss the future of soft proofing.
Published: November 8, 2013
Steve Fyfe, Owner/Manager of Magnum Digital Solutions, talks about the genesis of Magnum and the importance of the Book Manufacturers Institute and their annual conference.
Published: November 7, 2013
Komori's Doug Schardt talks to Cary Sherburne about the crossover point between offset and digital. The answer is not as clear cut as some make it out to be.
Published: November 6, 2013
Frank takes us on another journey - this time to a warehouse where he shows us some things he's been accumulating that he is parting ways with. All the catalogs that arrived at his house in 1999, a total of 490 catalogs! He used them to do analysis at the time of the types of paper used, size, and number of pages. Today he uses them to explain the changing nature of the printed catalog.
Published: November 5, 2013
Janet McCarthy Grimm, VP of Sales for Lindenmeyer, talks to Eric Vessels about being a BMI Associate Member and what the association is doing for her career.
Published: November 4, 2013
Mike Collinge, President of BMI (Book Manufacturing Institute), speaks with Eric Vessels at their annual member conference about the association and what happens at their annual general meeting and conference.