Interviews with Industry Executives, Commentary & Analysis from WhatTheyThink Contributors and other video features.
Published: July 24, 2015
Frank visits three major drug store chains and buys greeting cards. He discovers the split between US and Chinese production. Frank ends with his own pop-up card that was made in America.
Published: July 22, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks to Paul Hudson, CEO at Hudson Printing in Salt Lake City, Utah about integrating HP production inkjet into its existing high volume web offset printing capabilities.
Published: July 20, 2015
Udo Panenka, President of Esko, talks to Richard Romano at last month's EskoWorld about the latest trends in packaging and wide-format, and Esko's role in those markets.
Published: July 17, 2015
New York Times print circulation is down while revenue is up and Frank uses this fact as a springboard to talk about mobile trends.
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."