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This section of WhatTheyThink focuses on emerging trends in wide format printing. It identifies new business opportunities and provides strategic analysis of new applications, technology, and events.

Articles

Differentiating Your Business with Wide Format Premium Content

“Industrial Printing” Takes Center Stage at SGIA Expo 2017

Driving Business Growth: How Techniprint Re-Invented Its Business

Winds of Change: SGIA Expo to Become PRINT United; New “Mega-Show” to Launch in 2019

The Surprisingly Large Promotional and Personalized Goods Printing Market Premium Content

SGIA Expo 2017 Heads to The Big Easy

That Can-Do Spirit: New Trends in Beer Consumption Open Up a Can of Opportunities—Part 2 of 2 Premium Content

That Can-Do Spirit: New Trends in Beer Consumption Open Up a Can of Opportunities—Part 1 of 2 Premium Content

Know Your Codes: As Signage Becomes a Hotter Commodity, Printers Can Offer Regulatory Guidance

Making Tracks: Signage, QR Codes, and Customer Journey Analytics Premium Content

Six Big Mistakes That Aspiring Wide-Format Printers Can Make Premium Content

Specialty Printing and Events: Made for Each Other

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News

SAi Strengthens Worldwide Sales Support Network with Key Appointments 

GPA Metalized Styrene Joins GPA’s Wide Format Offering

HP Introduces Faster PageWide XL Printers for Enhanced Technical Production

Natasha Berry wins Roland DG-sponsored BSGA Young Signmaker of the Year

Easy Cut Studio Upgraded to Version 4.102 with new vinyl cutter supported

Caldera announces support for the Océ Colorado 1640, Canon’s first 64’’ roll-to-roll printer

Summa Opens a Customer Experience Center in Bangkok, Thailand

Roland DG transforms imagination into reality with new applications wall

FESPA Asia Returns to Bangkok in February 2018

Family Business Owners Open New Fastsigns Franchise in Surprise

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Video

Video preview: GMG Shows off Color Server 5 and PrintFactory by GMG at SGIA 2017

GMG Shows off Color Server 5 and PrintFactory by GMG at SGIA 2017

Published: November 13, 2017

Bart Fret, Director of Sales at GMG, talks Color Server 5 and PrintFactory at SGIA 17. These two products were the main focus of the show for them and Bart differentiates them both from other software offerings in the wide format segment.

 

Video preview: Canon Opens Up New Markets with Wide Format Offerings

Canon Opens Up New Markets with Wide Format Offerings

Published: November 9, 2017

Randy Paar, Marketing Manager for Large Format at Canon Solutions America, talks about flatbed printers and the ability to print on different substrates and opening up the possibilities to enter the packaging market as well. He also discusses their High Flow Vacuum configuration which allows printers to enter these new markets.

 

Video preview: EFI Previews SGIA Expo Plans

EFI Previews SGIA Expo Plans

Published: October 5, 2017

EFI's Sean Roberts provides a preview of what EFI will be showing at next week's SGIA Expo in New Orleans. A number of new products will be on display.EFI will also utilize virtual reality technology to provide booth visitors with an immersive environment to explore the company's portfolio of wide format systems.

 

Video preview: Advancements in Workflow and Finishing for POP Displays

Advancements in Workflow and Finishing for POP Displays

Published: June 12, 2017

Richard Romano talks to George Folockman, Diretor of Business Development at Esko, about advancements in POP display workflow and finishing.

 

Video preview: Frank on Digital Textile Printing

Frank on Digital Textile Printing

Published: April 28, 2017

Frank bumps into David Manning, his oldest friend, at the Print Canada show. After high school, David went into the textile industry and Frank went into printing. Now their worlds have come together as printers use inkjet devices to print on fabric.

 

Video preview: What's Happening at ISA Expo 2017?

What's Happening at ISA Expo 2017?

Published: April 24, 2017

Richard Romano visits with ISA President & CEO Lori Anderson from the show floor to talk about the 2017 expo and breaking attendance records once again.

 

Video preview: GAM Graphics & Marketing Opens New Markets with Superwide Format Printing

GAM Graphics & Marketing Opens New Markets with Superwide Format Printing

Published: January 25, 2017

Nathaniel Grant, President of Graphics & Marketing, talks about the 40-year-old company's move into superwide format with the acquisition of a flatbed printer. The company has migrated from a primarily offset platform to 100% digital with much of its work being delivered within 24 hours. He also talks about new markets its hybrid printer has opened for the firm.

 

Video preview: New President Andrew Oransky On What's Ahead for Roland

New President Andrew Oransky On What's Ahead for Roland

Published: September 20, 2016

Richard Romano talks to new Roland DG President Andrew Oransky about his new role, Roland's activities in and out of the imaging industry, and his vision for the future of the company.

 

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Wide Format Editor

Richard Romano

Richard Romano, Section Editor/Senior Analyst
Richard has written about communication, graphics hardware and software trends for the past 15 years.

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