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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.


Wide Format 2018: What Kind of Day Has It Been? Premium Content

Data: Wide-Format Still Front and Center

As Industry Convergence Continues, Xplor International and ISA Colocate Events Premium Content

Grant Graphics’ Print & Cut Conference Offered Wide-Format 101—and 102—for Northeast Printers Premium Content

Wide-Format Graphics Make the Magnificent Mile More Magnificent Premium Content

Apocalypse Postponed: The State of Retail Premium Content

Edifice Rex: Vomela Conquers the Building Wrap Premium Content

Leaving Las Vegas: Recapping the SGIA Expo Premium Content

SGIA Expo 2018 Marks the End of an Era—But the Start of an Exciting New One Premium Content

For Rocken Graphics, Business Is On the Move Premium Content

Wide-Format and Specialty Graphics at PRINT 18

Chicago’s Graphic Alliance Makes a Meal Out of Restaurant Signage Premium Content

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Epson Certified Solution Center Now Open at Equipment Zone in New Jersey

The Mosaica Group Expands into Manufacturing with State-of-the-Art Converting Equipment

Mimaki Engineering Announces Participation in ADAPT Consortium Launched by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Productivity Up, Labour Costs and Waste Down at Ocyan, Thanks to Investment in Tilia Labs’ Phoenix Workflow Software from Fujifilm

Roland Users Celebrate Their Craft at the 2018 British Sign Awards

Conference Program Confirmed for Asia Print Expo 2019

Duke of Cambridge Kicks Down Wall of Division

FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Named One of Franchise Dictionary Magazine’s Top 100 Game-Changer Franchises of 2018

Lake Graphics Label & Sign Company Continues to Offer Leading Edge Production Technology Adding the Durst Rho P10 250 HS Plus

For Drytac, Safety Comes First with Graphics

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Video preview: Sandy Alexander Acquires Wide-Format Capabilities

Sandy Alexander Acquires Wide-Format Capabilities

Published: December 5, 2018

Gary Semon, Wide Plant Manager for Sandy Alexander, shares news of the company's acquisition of Designer's Press and their wide-format technology.


Video preview: EFI Expands Their Channel Partner Program

EFI Expands Their Channel Partner Program

Published: November 26, 2018

Ricky Vescovacci, Manager of National Channel Sales for EFI, talks about their channel partner program and how they are collaborating with Ricoh and Nazdar.


Video preview: Dan Johansen Recaps Ricoh's Recent Wide-Format Announcements

Dan Johansen Recaps Ricoh's Recent Wide-Format Announcements

Published: November 21, 2018

Dan Johansen, Marketing Manager for Graphic Arts Wide Format, Commercial and Industrial Printing Business Group for Ricoh USA, sums up the new products introduced at the SGIA Expo 2018, including the RICOH Pro L5160 latex printer and RICOH Pro TF 6250 flatbed.


Video preview: Sandy Alexander Purchases Designer's Press

Sandy Alexander Purchases Designer's Press

Published: November 19, 2018

Jason Leonard, Director of Business Development for Sandy Alexander, announces that Designer's Press in Orlando has been purchased by Sandy Alexander, which will re-brand the company and expand their wide-format capabilities.


Video preview: Roland Interviews Customers at SGIA Expo

Roland Interviews Customers at SGIA Expo

Published: November 15, 2018

Andrew Oransky, President of Roland DGA, talks about how the company took the opportunity to interview several customers at the SGIA Expo to better understand their businesses—and how Roland can help them achieve their goals.


Video preview: Canon Unveils New Wide-Format Printers

Canon Unveils New Wide-Format Printers

Published: November 5, 2018

Richard Reamer, Senior Director of Large Format Solutions at Canon USA, talks about Canon's wide-format printer portfolio and the new TM (Technical Multipurpose) Series, targeted at architects, engineers, and contractors. The use of a new pigment ink also makes the new series printers suitable for posters and other display graphics.


Video preview: Epson Introduces New SureColor Technical Printer

Epson Introduces New SureColor Technical Printer

Published: October 30, 2018

Matt Kochanowski, Product Manager for Epson America, talks about the company's new SureColor printers, designed for the AEC (architecture/engineering/construction) print market.


Video preview: Mutoh Launches New Printer and Multipurpose Ink

Mutoh Launches New Printer and Multipurpose Ink

Published: October 25, 2018

Brian Phipps, President of Mutoh America, talks to Kelley Homes at PRINT 18. Mutoh won multiple products of the year awards in 2018 and is now launching the new 1627MH printer that uses a new multipurpose ink that prints on a variety of rollfed and rigid materials, offering even more versatility.


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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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