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Interviews with Industry Executives, Commentary & Analysis from WhatTheyThink Contributors and other video features.

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Carey Color on the Rebirth of Flexo

Ed Nicholson, Project Manager for Carey Color Inc., talks to David Zwang about what being a “color separator” means today, and how Carey Color serves as the middleman between ad agencies and printers. The company has also branched into flexographic platemaking—a venture that has taken off with flexo’s recent rebirth. Watch Video

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Save Money and Get Results by Managing Your Data

Christine Erna of Strategic Postal Advisors and Scott Eganhouse of TEC Mailing Solutions discuss the trends in the automation of workflow centered around transactional documentation and managing data from a centralized location. Watch Video

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Mactac Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary

Ross Burnham, Senior Marketing Manager for Mactac, talks about Mactac's 60th anniversary, and how Mactac materials are allowing owners of Canon Solutions America's Océ Colorado 1640 wide-format printer produce a wide variety of applications. Watch Video

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Production Inkjet Print Quality Continues to Improve

Ralf Schlozer, Director of Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends, discusses the trends he saw at Hunkeler Innovationdays, including print quality improvements in current production inkjet technologies. Watch Video

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In Logo Parentis

Frank has some comments on the new WhatTheyThink logo. The video speaks for itself. Watch Video

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DALIM Software: Bridging Print Business Silos

David Zwang talks with Dr. Carol Werlé, CEO of DALIM Software, at DUO2019, the DALIM Users Group Conference. DALIM, which develops productivity workflow and communication software, was founded in 1989 and has changed as the industry has changed, serving now as a “bridge between the solos” in a print business. Watch Video

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Kodak Leaps Ahead in the Inkjet Flexible Packaging Market

Rick Mazur of Kodak's Enterprise Inkjet Division talks with Kelley Holmes about the technological breakthroughs Kodak and Uteco have made in inkjet flexible packaging printing. Although inkjet adoption in flexible packaging has been slow, Kodak sees tremendous interest and potential for growth. Watch Video

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Project Peacock Brings Print Education to the Marketing World

Deborah Corn of Print Media Centr talks about Project Peacock and the educational opportunities it provides to industry marketing experts and creatives. Watch Video

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Looking Ahead to Workflow at drupa 2020

Elizabeth Gooding, President of Inkjet Insight, talks with Pat McGrew about the "sex and sizzle" of drupa—namely, workflow. Watch Video

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Muller Martini Offers a Full Workflow System

Andy Fetherman, VP of Sales and Technology for Muller Martini, talks about the company's complete Finishing 4.0 ideology that helps customers beyond finishing, taking advantage of automation and connecting it to drive variability in finishing. Watch Video

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Design Pool Is an Interior Design Resource

Kristen Dettoni, Founder of Design Pool, talks about the company's online library of designs, and how Design Pool is a kind of Shutterstock for the commercial and residential interior design industry. Watch Video

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ISA and Emerald Expositions Join Forces

Brandon Hensley, COO of the International Sign Association (ISA), and Joshua Carruth, Trade Show Director for Emerald Expositions, discuss their partnership with ISA and colocation in Orlando next year. Watch Video

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Kodak Rolls Out Inkjet Innovations in Packaging

Will Mansfield, Director of WWMarketing EISD for Kodak, talks about the company's recent announcements surrounding new developments packaging, specifically as they pertain to Kodak's Stream and UltraStream inkjet technologies. Watch Video

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ISA Joins Forces with Impressions Expo

In 2020, the ISA Sign Expo will colocate with Impressions Expo (formerly the Imprinted Sportswear Show). Lori Anderson, CEO and President of ISA, talks about the advantages of this colocation for both shows. Watch Video

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Customer Education is Integral to Visutech's Success

Pat McGrew interviews Jan-Olef Jungersten, CEO of Visutech Digital AB, about his print philosophy and the importance of customer education to create profit. Watch Video

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ISA Sign Expo 2019 Opens in Las Vegas

David Hickey, VP Advocacy for the International Sign Association (ISA), talks about the 2019 Sign Expo’s opening day, some of the new technologies on display at this year’s show, and how new signage technologies and applications are impacting sign codes and regulations. Watch Video

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Catherine Monson: Sign Trends From Environmental Graphics To Dynamic Digital Signage.

FastSigns President Catherine Monson discusses trends in the sign industry from environmental graphics to dynamic digital signage. Watch Video

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Minimize Wasted Workflow Time to Save Money

David Spencer, President and CEO of SpencerMetrics, analyzes how people, machines, and workflow come together to identify and minimize wasted time to reduce costs. Watch Video

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Inkjet Evolves in Customization

Scott Leger and Gary Barnes of FUJIFILM discuss the shift from analog to inkjet technology for late-stage customization and the higher speed of variable print. Watch Video

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FASTSIGNS to Expand Throughout the Caribbean

Jose Corujo, a FASTSIGNS franchise partner from Puerto Rico, plans to expand his business throughout the Caribbean, including the Dominican Republic, the Virgin Islands, and additional locations in Puerto Rico. Watch Video