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WhatTheyThink is the global printing industry's leading independent media organization with both print and digital offerings, including WhatTheyThink.comPrintingNews.com and WhatTheyThink magazine versioned with a Printing News and Wide-Format & Signage edition. Our mission is to provide cogent news and analysis about trends, technologies, operations, and events in all the markets that comprise today’s printing and sign industries including commercial, in-plant, mailing, finishing, sign, display, textile, industrial, finishing, labels, packaging, marketing technology, software and workflow. 

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On-Site at the World Bank Printing Plant

Published June 10, 2015

In a recent visit to Washington D.C., the WhatTheyThink video team had a fabulous visit to the World Bank's printing operation. We learned how their business has been revolutionized with the introduction of an HP T230 Inkjet Web Press and how it has helped them better address their mission of ending poverty in the world.

Analytics and Business Intelligence in PTI's Marcom Central

Published June 9, 2015

Forrest Leighton and Jennifer Matt talk about how marketing has evolved into a measured science. In order to support this evolution, Marcom Central has integrated with Birst business intelligence and analytics provider so PTI customers can leverage best in class tools to measure their marketing impact.

Roland's Rick Scrimger on Latest Trends in Sign and Display Graphics

Published June 8, 2015

Roland president Rick Scrimger discusses the latest trends in sign and display graphics at last April's ISA Sign Expo.

Canon's Crit Dreissen Shares Canon Production Inkjet Strategy

Published June 3, 2015

Crit Dreissen, VP of Strategy and Alliances for Canon/Oce Printing Systems, shares Canon's strategic direction in inkjet, driving the move from B&W to color, offset to digital, and introduction of sheetfed inkjet with the VarioPrint i300 (code-named Niagara).

The Stars Are Aligned for ANRO in Production Inkjet Printing

Published June 3, 2015

ANRO Communications is well-known in the printing community for its innovation and thought leadership position. In this article, sponsored by HP, Paul DeSantis, ANRO’s Director of IT, talks about how production inkjet has future-proofed the company’s business.

Century Label: Digital Printing of Shrink Sleeves Makes Products Pop -- and drives 70% YOY growth for the company

Published June 2, 2015

WhatTheyThink's Eric Vessels talks with Heidi Chambers, Director of Sales at Century Label, talks about opportunities in digitally printed shrink sleeves with 70% year-over-year growth. With 360 degrees of graphics, shrink sleeves deliver labeling that make products pop, and extended gamut printing on HP Indigo WS6000 and 6600 presses ensure excellent quality for the company and its customers.

New Research on the Signage Industry

Published June 1, 2015

David Hickey, VP of Government Relations for the International Sign Association, talks about new research initiatives for the sign and display markets.

HP VP/GM Aurelio Maruggi shares HP Inkjet Strategy

Published May 28, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with VP/GM Aurelio Maruggi about HP's production inkjet strategy and its new HDNA printhead technology. The strategies are built around customer success, continued innovation and protecting customer investments through field upgradability.

Ironsides Technology's Bill Riley Talks About Process Automation

Published May 27, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne interviews Bill Riley, President of Ironsides Technology, about the importance of hardware-independent process control software in transactional, direct mail and commercial printing operations where real-time tracking and reporting offers the opportunity for a more efficient, near-lights-out environment.

Unique meeting guide adds excitement for DscoopX attendees

Published May 26, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with David Bennett, President of Atlanta-based Bennett Graphics, talks about the unusual meeting guide his company printed for DscoopX, including a ziplock bag cover produced on an HP Indigo 20000 with a personalized folding carton inserted.

On-demand Delivery of Targeted Marketing Materials Across Media

Published May 21, 2015

Jennifer Matt, Section Editor talks to Forrest Leighton, VP of Marketing at PTI Marketing Technologies about the on-demand delivery of marketing materials.

Lights-out workflow at Capita managed by Ironsides Technology Solutions

Published May 20, 2015

Cary Sherburne interviews Craig Hall of Capita in the UK, who explains the company's innovative approach to a lights-out print production process, with full real-time tracking and reporting at every stage of the closed-loop process provided by Ironsides Technology.

Xerox' John Conley Talks the Impact of Production Inkjet on Book Publishing

Published May 19, 2015

John Conley, VP of Commercial Print and Publishing for Xerox, shares an overview of global trends in book printing and publishing, including cash management and global distribution strategies.

HP Talks Wide-Format and Packaging Trends

Published May 18, 2015

HP's Micha Kemelman talks about the latest trends in packaging and wide-format printing, and the new HP Scitex Industrial Press.

Patrick Bolan of Avanti on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published May 13, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Patrick Bolan, President and CEO of Avanti about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

Engaging Customers Wherever They Are: Pitney Bowes Strategy

Published May 12, 2015

Lisa Sutrick, Managing Director of Product Management for Pitney Bowes, discusses the emerging trend of relevant, consistent customer communications at every touch point -- how customer journey mapping can help.

Jennifer Matt & Forrest Leighton, PTI Talk Marcom Central Integration to Salesforce

Published May 7, 2015

Web-to-print has to play nice with other technologies in the marketing supply chain. Salesforce is a dominate player in the CRM and sales enablement space. Jennifer Matt discusses how embedding Marcom Central into Salesforce might be the best placement possible for full adoption of your web-to-print system.

The Last Mile of Digital: Bringing Finishing Into the Loop

Published May 6, 2015

Vic Stalam, President of Highcon Americas, shows some unique and stunning examples of the type of digital finishing that can be produced on a Highcon Euclid, including pop-ups.

Using Textured Papers for Unique Digital Print

Published May 6, 2015

Greg Maze, Senior Digital Brand Manager for Neenah Paper, talks about the company's Explore initiative with three special swatch books and some special tools (two out, one to come) designed to inspire printers to use colored textured papers for digitally printed products.

Superior Graphics Finds Exceptional Quality for Retail POP with HP Indigo Press

Published May 5, 2015

WhatTheyThink's Eric Vessels talks with John Ehrenberger, President of Superior Graphics about his company's blend of large format and small format as a driver for business growth. Ehrenberger also discusses the value of vendor partners like HP helping with business development efforts.

RTI's Kevin Howes Talks About the Need for Speed in Wide-Format Printing

Published May 4, 2015

Kevin Howes, Director of Wide-Format Solutions for Reprographic Technology International (RTI), talks about RTI, the Vortex 4200 wide-format printer, and opportunities in CAD, GIS, and POP printing.

Symeta's Jasper Wauters Talks About Transformation From Offset To Digital

Published April 30, 2015

Symeta took a bold step in shutting down its offset operation in favor of building a digital platform. Jasper Wauters explains this to Senior Editor Cary Sherburne and talks about the response of marketers to this move. He shows samples!

Franchise Services' Dave Sigafus Talks Sign and Display

Published April 29, 2015

Dave Sigafus, Signage Product Manager for Franchise Services—owner of Sir Speedy, PIP, and Signal Graphics—talks with Richard Romano about sign and display trends, and the opportunities for print franchises and their clients.

Innovating with a Homegrown Label Print MIS

Published April 29, 2015

A short film by Label Traxx tells the story of when it might be time to modernize your approach to running your label printing operations. One of the keys to thriving in an increasingly data-driven world is to have a trusted label print management system of record, that allows you to reliably manage and share data across your organization and with your customers. This film slightly exaggerates the homegrown systems used to manage a busy label printing operation. This video is presented by Label Traxx.

GMC Software Continues to Reinvent Customer Communications Management

Published April 28, 2015

Didier Rouillard, VP Service Provider Business, GMC Software Technologies, speaks with Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor, about shifting consumer requirements and the evolving role of GMC solutions in ensuring relevant customer communications.

Kevin Horey on Web-to-Print, Workflow, and Production Automation

Published April 27, 2015

Jennifer Matt talks to Kevin Horey, VP/GM Workflow & Solutions at Xerox on its approach to web-to-print, workflow and production automation.

Forrest Leighton at PTI Marketing Technologies Kicks Off Marketing Technology Education Series

Published April 23, 2015

Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor at WhatTheyThink talks to Forrest Leighton, VP Strategic Alliances at PTI Marketing Technologies about a timely educational series PTI is sponsoring on WhatTheyThink. Over the coming weeks PTI will be discussing how MarcomCentral is evolving to adapt to the ever changing needs of marketers while maintaining their high-level of support for print in the modern marketing mix.

FastSigns' CEO Catherine Monson at ISA Sign Expo

Published April 22, 2015

FastSigns president and CEO Catherine Monson talks to Richard Romano about this year's ISA Sign Expo and the latest trends in signage.

Highcon Shares Latest Developments And New Applications

Published April 22, 2015

Highcon's COO Miki Zimmer and Nigel Tracey, Sales Director, speak with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about advances with the Highcon Euclid digital finishing solution and some unique applications customers have created.

Kevin McVea, SVP at Strategic Content Imaging on the HP Indigo 10000 Platform

Published April 21, 2015

Kevin McVea, Senior Vice President at Strategic Content Imaging, discusses how his HP Indigo 10000 with a unique inline UV coater has improved time to market and throughput in his company's retail advertising applications. He also discussed how Indigo and HP Inkjet Web Presses work together to drive quality and productivity.

John Berthelsen Explains PGSF Efforts to Attract new Talent to the Printing Industry

Published April 21, 2015

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Vice President John Berthelsen speaks with Cary Sherburne about the role of PGSF in attracting new talent to the printing industry.

Paul Diangelo of Printers Plan on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published April 20, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Paul Diangelo, Technology Solutions Director at Printers Plan about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

Gerardo Cerros of CMA Imaging on the Impacts of Optical Brighteners in Paper

Published April 20, 2015

In Part 2 of our interview with CMA Imaging CEO Gerardo Cerros explains how optical brightening agents in paper have an impact on accurate color management. Cerros explains why, and what printing professionals can do to address these issues. This includes compliance with new ISO and GRACoL standards.

Ricoh Europe's Benoit Chatelard speaks about Ricoh Europe's services offerings

Published April 16, 2015

Benoit Chatelard, General Manager for Production Printing Solutions, Ricoh Europe, talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about how Ricoh services are helping customers be more profitable and efficient.

Gerardo Cerros of CMA Imaging Talks About Latest Developments in Color Measurement and Management

Published April 16, 2015

Gerardo Cerros, CEO of CMA Imaging, discusses the Color Management Advice the company can offer to printers and packaging converters as they move from ink density to spectral measurements and incorporate other modern color measurement and management techniques.

Lori Anderson, CEO at International Sign Association on Sign Expo 2015

Published April 15, 2015

Richard Romano talks to Lori Anderson, President and CEO at International Sign Association about Sign Expo 2015. Lori highlights what was on display at the show.

Production Inkjet Delivers for Allied Printing

Published April 14, 2015

Tony Pelc, Chief Operating Officer at Allied Printing, talks about business drivers for acquisition of an HP T300 Inket Web Press, moving to a white-paper-in environment, allowing for faster turn times, new applications and a focus on higher value products, as well as making the offset environment more productive.

Shaun Corbridge on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published April 13, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Shaun Corbridge, CEO and Founder at Atomology about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

Ricoh Europe's Benoit Chatelard Shares Business Update for Ricoh Europe

Published April 9, 2015

Benoit Chatelard, General Manager for Production Printing Solutions, Ricoh Europe, talks about growing demand for continuous form and cut sheet printers as well as workflow solutions in Europe, despite the difficult economic situation there. He also addresses the value of Ricoh's PTI acquisition and how it fits into their portfolio.

Caldera Software on the Integration of Print and Digital Signage

Published April 8, 2015

Sebastien Hanssens, VP of Marketing for Caldera Software, talks to Richard Romano about the integration of printed and dynamic digital signage, and the tools that can help create unique applications.

HP's Steve Nigro on its Graphics Business and the Future of Print

Published April 7, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks to Steve Nigro, Senior Vice President of Imaging and Printing at Hewlett-Packard about the Print Business unit which includes the HP InkJet, HP LaserJet, and HP Graphics Business as well as its emerging 3D printing business. Steve shares HP's vision of print and how it integrates with mobile, social, cloud computing.

Eric Wold of SmartSoft on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published April 6, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Eric Wold, Vice President of SmartSoft about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

Web2Print Experts Launches All Inclusive Print Software Solution

Published April 1, 2015

Jennifer Matt, Jane Mugford, and Chris Reisz-Hanson from Web2Print Experts launch a new offering to the print industry – a single solution that manages every aspect of your software needs (automatically replacing all your existing print software with one solution that floats in the cloud).

Blooper Reel. This is the Blooper Reel

Published April 1, 2015

At WhatTheyThink we shoot lots of video. They don't always go so well… Sometimes its bad intros, sometimes awkward responses, sometimes fart noises…

How To Save Money By Ditching MIS, Automation, and Process Optimization

Published April 1, 2015

Many vendors pitch process optimization and automation solutions as a way to lower costs. Udi Arieli from EFI and Jim Rosenthal of Paradigm Digital Color Graphics discuss how many of these solutions are inefficient, and a waste of money and company resources.

Bill Riley, CEO of Ironsides Technology, talks about production automation and workflow tracking

Published March 31, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks with Ironsides Technology CEO Bill Riley about how Ironsides solutions can help packaging printers better satisfy customers through process automation and real-time reporting.

Mark Andersen of Enterprise Print Management Solutions on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published March 30, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Mark Andersen, President and CTO of Enterprise Print Management Solutions (EPMS) about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

Paul Morgavi on Xerox Inkjet Strategy

Published March 26, 2015

Paul Morgavi, COO of Xerox's Inkjet Division, talks about two years post-acquisition of Impika by Xerox and the Xerox inkjet strategy moving forward.

InnoMark Communications Implementing EFI Radius in 7 Plants

Published March 26, 2015

Joe Roberts, ERP Implementation Manager at InnoMark Communications in Ohio talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about his planned implementation of EFI Radius in the company's 7 plants -- moving from a non-structured to a very structured process.

Into the Application Zone: A Tour of Agfa's SGIA Booth

Published March 25, 2015

Agfa's Director of Marketing Deborah Hutcheson takes Richard Romano on a tour of Agfa's booth at last fall's SGIA Expo, showcasing all the myriad materials, surfaces, and applications that can be printed.

Cordoba Printing: Why move book printing to inkjet?

Published March 25, 2015

Gaby Duer, owner of Israel-based Cordoba Printing, explains market and regulatory changes that are driving book printing to inkjet in Israel.

Canon on track to enter folding carton market with InfiniStream

Published March 24, 2015

Christian Unterberger EVP for Commercial Printing at Canon in Poing, Germany talks about progress with InfiniStream, the company's planned liquid toner entry into the folding carton market, including beta results and planned roll-out

Erv Ratazak of CRC Information Systems on Successful Print MIS Implementations

Published March 23, 2015

Jane Mugford of WhatTheyThink's Print Software Section talks to Erv Ratazak of CRC Information Systems about Print MIS implementation, integration, and setting up Print MIS to handle various workflows.

Wim Maes, CEO of Xeikon, Talks About Xeikon News

Published March 23, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks with Xeikon CEO Wim Maes about the company's new Xeikon 9800 digital press with lower operating costs and some of the dry toner innovations the company is bringing to market. He also updates us on the status of the liquid toner Trillium product.

How is Mobile Affecting the Book Publishing World?

Published March 20, 2015

Future of Publishing Thad McIlRoy joins Senior Editor Cary Sherburne to discuss how mobile technologies are influencing the book publishing world, in North America and abroad. Download the White Paper: 11 Trends Affecting the Publishing Industry.

Paul Sprow from Arlington County VA talks about Amazing Automation

Published March 19, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Paul Sprow, Manager of the Digital Production Group at Arlington County, Virginia, about his transition from an offset to a digital shop. "It's like night and day," he says. "I believe in giving people 24-hour turnaround and I can do that now!"

Gerhard Marterrer, Director 1-1 Marketing, Eversfrank Gruppe, explains value of envelope wraps for personalization

Published March 18, 2015

Eversfrank Gruppe in Germany is using personalized envelope wraps and web-to-print to print customized catalogs for 4,300 dealers in 12 languages for one customer and 450,000 magazines for 4,000 pharmacies for another. Great example of hybrid offset/digital printing.

Sal Sheikh from Canon Solutions America on Growth in Large Format Printing

Published March 17, 2015

Cary Sherburne talks to Sal Sheikh, VP of Marketing for Large Format Printing at Canon Solutions America about growth opportunities in large format printing and the transition from analog to digital in that space.

EFI's Gabriel Matsliach Highlights Importance of EFI Productivity Suite

Published March 12, 2015

EFI' Senior Vice President and General Manager of Productivity Software explains the importance of the company's recently released Productivity Suite in bringing improved end-to-end production automation out of the box to its customers, helping printing and packaging companies prosper and succeed.

Self-Publishers, Production Inkjet and Amazon: A Changing Book Market

Published March 12, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne returns to her conversation with Thad McIlroy about the Future of Publishing, this time focusing on the growth of and impact on publishing of self-publishers as well as the impact of production inkjet and Amazon on the book market.

Roland's Rick Scrimger Recaps the Imagination Conference

Published March 11, 2015

Roland president Rick Scrimger talks to Richard Romano about last fall's Roland Imagination user conference and emerging applications for wide format graphics.

X-Rite's Shoshana Burgett explains PantoneLIVE

Published March 10, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with X-Rite Pantone's Director of WW Marketing Shoshana Burgett about PantoneLIVE, ColorCert and X-Rite eXact -- how they deliver closed-loop color management and the benefits to the color supply chain for both brand owners and converters.

Greg Salzman of Aleyant on Web-to-Print Integration, Mobile, and Helping Printers Find Success Online.

Published March 9, 2015

Jennifer Matt talks to Greg Salzman, President of Aleyant Systems about the Aleyant Pressero web-to-print system and his company's view on web-to-print integration, mobile, and helping printers find success online.

Brian Benson, CEO of Benson Integrated Marketing Solutions, talks about offering an Amazon-style experience

Published March 6, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne explores the business benefits Benson has garnered by implementing integrated MIS, web storefront and marketing asset management to deliver a great customer experience that reduces touch points.

Three Cycles of Disruptive Change in Publishing

Published March 5, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Thad McIlroy, principal of consulting firm The Future of Publishing to learn more about ... the future of publishing, including three cycles of disruptive change he has identified.

Veritiv's Scott Spagnolli Talks About Wide-Format Substrates

Published March 4, 2015

Scott Spagnolli, Director of Graphics Support for Veritiv, talks with Richard Romano about the latest news from Vertiv, as well as the latest wide-format application and substrate trends.

Hunkeler's Hans Gut on New Hunkeler Products

Published March 3, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Hunkeler's Hans Gut who explains what's new from Hunkeler, including the DP-8 dynamic perfer and the smart book solution for short-run book production, both of which were shown for the first time at Hunkeler Innovationsdays 2015 in Lucerne.

CGX and Donnelley: An Insider's Perspective

Published March 3, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Former CGX President Steve Brown about the RR Donnelley acquisition and his current role at Mimeo.

Hunkeler's Erich Hodel Shares Hunkeler Innovationdays Stats

Published March 2, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks with Marketing Leader Erich Hodel of Hunkeler about where attendees came from and what they saw at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2015. He highlights Hunkeler's brand-new control platform that enables end-to-end control of print jobs.

Marco Boer of I.T. Strategies Talks about the Value of Hunkeler Innovationdays 2015

Published March 2, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Marco Boer of I.T. Strategies about our recent visit to Hunkeler Innovationdays in Lucerne. His enthusiasm about this event was reflected by everyone who attended and he articulates its value well.

HP's Aurelio Maruggi Talks about Jetcomm, the inkJetcommUnity

Published February 26, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with HP's Vice President and General Manager High Speed Production Solutions, Aurelio Maruggi about the upcoming Jetcomm conference scheduled for March 4-5, 2015, in Washington D.C., the first-ever user group devoted to the production inkjet community.

Joe Maloy of Polaris Direct Speaks with Cary Sherburne about Business Transformation

Published February 25, 2015

Polaris Direct is moving to a white-paper-in strategy for its direct mail business, adding an inkjet line to lift the business from a commodity model to a value-added model that will take the business to the next level. President & COO Joe Maloy talks about this transformation "taking the handcuffs off the marketers," giving them more flexibility in delivering timely, relevant communications.

David Zwang Talks About the Next Wave of Inkjet Innovation

Published February 24, 2015

Editor Cary Sherburne catches up with WhatTheyThink contributor David Zwang at Hunkeler Innovationdays in Lucerne, Switzerland, to get his insight on the new solutions being shown at the show and the importance of this event for the future of inkjet.

Stefan Hunkeler Shares Hunkeler Innovationdays Thoughts

Published February 23, 2015

The 11th edition of Hunkeler Innovationdays begins today. Stefan Hunkeler, owner and CEO of Hunkeler, talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about what the nearly 5,500 visitors to this unique event can expect, including innovative new solutions from Hunkeler itself.

Daniel Houghton, CEO of Lonely Planet and the Future of Publishing

Published February 19, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Daniel Houghton, CEO of Lonely Planet, about how print fits into the publishing mix for the company. This includes a bundling strategy for print and digital, interactive ebooks, using QR codes, future trends and more.

Textile Printing to Dye For: Epson's SGIA Product of the Year Award

Published February 18, 2015

Epson Product Manager Reed Hecht spoke with Richard Romano at the 2014 SGIA Expo about winning a Product of the Year Award, as well as the latest trends in dye-sublimation and direct-to-garment textile printing.

Sara Domville, President of F +W on taking a 360-degree Approach to Delivering Content

Published February 17, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Sara Domville, President of F+W, the Digital Book World organizer and more. She talks about taking a 360-degree approach to delivering content, including digital, print and in-person strategies, and the multiple lives content has today.

Epicomm’s CEO Ken Garner on rebranding of NAPL/NAQP/AMSP

Published February 16, 2015

Epicomm’s CEO Ken Garner talks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about the rebranding of NAPL/NAQP/AMSP and future strategies.

Author and Writer Ken Auletta Shares Thoughts on Yahoo!

Published February 12, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Author and New Yorker writer Ken Auletta about Yahoo! and the challenges faced by CEO Marissa Mayer. He gives her an “Incomplete” so far in terms of her efforts to turn the company around.

CSA's Randy Paar Talks High-Value Print Applications

Published February 11, 2015

Canon Solutions America's Randy Paar talks to Richard Romano about the award-winning Arizona series wide-format printers, and the increasing demand for high-value print applications.

EFI's Jeff White on Successfully MIS Implementations

Published February 10, 2015

Jeff White, General Manager, EFI Monarch speaks with Print Software Section Contributing Editor Jane Mugford about successful MIS implementations.

Author and Writer Ken Auletta Shares Thoughts on Google and Amazon

Published February 5, 2015

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Author and New Yorker Writer Ken Auletta about his experiences writing the book Googled, as well as his thoughts about Amazon. He talks about some of the shortcoming and conceits of legacy media as compared to how digital media operates.

Bill Duerr of Hatteras on Benefits of the EFI VUTEk LED Printer

Published February 5, 2015

Bill Duerr, President of Hatteras speaks with Cary Sherburne about the Hatteras business and the recent placement of a 5-meter EFI VUTEk LED Printer to support its grand format business.

Esko Expands Its Line of Cutting Tables

Published February 4, 2015

Steve Bennett, VP of Sales for Esko, talks to Richard Romano about Esko's recent product and feature introductions, including a new entry-level Kongsberg cutting table, and identifies current trends in finishing.

EFI’s CEO Guy Gecht: 2015 Bruno Award Recipient

Published February 3, 2015

Guy Gecht talks about receiving the Bruno Award, his background and the strong team that supports him, including this sage advice: “We have to continue to think about where we want to go and continue to evolve the company. We can’t stop. Doing nothing is the worst option for everyone because the market is changing and technology is changing.”

Frank Romano: 2015 Bruno Award Recipient

Published February 3, 2015

Frank Romano joins us from the stacks of books that made up the GATF Library which was recently donated to Cal Poly. Frank is a 2015 recipient of the Bruno Award from the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA). Frank talks about receiving the award, the start of the Lithographic Technical Foundation which later became the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) and how Mike Bruno kickstarted research within the printing industry.

John Tenwinkel on the Dscoop University Program

Published February 2, 2015

Cary Sherburne interviews John Tenwinkel, Director of Dscoop University at Dscoop about the Dscoop University program and the resources it provides to the Dscoop community.

GMG's Bart Fret Talks Color Management

Published January 28, 2015

Bart Fret Director of Sales, Large-Format, for GMG talks to Richard Romano about color management challenges for wide-format printing, managing color across multiple printing technologies, and the latest trends in proofing.

HP Makes Bid for Corrugated Market with High-Speed Inkjet

Published January 27, 2015

HP's inkjet web press platform is now in use as a solution for bringing vivid color and graphics to corrugated packaging. David Murphy, in charge of inkjet web marketing and business development for HP, explains the application and the strategy.

Chili Publish Managing Partner Kevin Geominne on Web-to-Print Integration, Mobile, and Helping Printers Find Success Online Chili Publish

Published January 26, 2015

Print Software Section Editor Jennifer Matt sat down with Kevin Geominne, Managing Partner at Chili Publish to find out how Chili Publish approaches integration with other systems. What Chili Publish is doing to support mobile. And how they help printing companies find success with online services.

Guy Gecht on 25 Years of EFI

Published January 21, 2015

EFI CEO Guy Gecht talks to Richard Romano at last October's SGIA Expo about the growth of specialty and display graphics printing, and EFI's 25th anniversary.

CRON-ECRM Joint Venture Brings New CTP Options to U.S. Market

Published January 20, 2015

After 40 years as an independent supplier of prepress technology, ECRM has joined forces with Chinese prepress manufacturer CRON as the master distributor in North America for CRON CTP systems. Rick Black, president and CEO of CRON-ECRM LLC, details the JV's strategy and objectives.

Challenges with Augmented Reality in Cross-media Communication

Published January 15, 2015

In our second video with Sarah Mannone, Vice President of Client Services at Trekk, Mannone shares common challenges with Augmented Reality (AR) in Cross-media Communication and techniques to start using AR within campaigns.

Fresh Artists Uses Digital Imaging to Help Inner-City Youth

Published January 14, 2015

Richard Romano talks with Barbara Chandler Allen, Founder and Executive Director of Fresh Artists, a non-profit organization that creates wide-format digital prints of children's art in exchange for donations from corporations. The money is then used to purchase art supplies for cash-strapped inner-city art education programs.

CRON: Rise of a Prepress Powerhouse

Published January 13, 2015

Established in 1992, Hangzhou CRON Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd. has become China's leading supplier of computer-to-plate systems. Alex Lee, deputy general manager for sales and marketing, speaks with Pat Henry about CRON's plans to become better known in the U.S. market.

Jim Hamilton's Review of 2014 Corporate Greeting Cards

Published January 12, 2015

Each year Jim Hamilton, Group Director at InfoTrends, collects the corporate greeting cards he receives over the holiday and describes the use of innovative printing techniques, substrates, design, and personalization.

Don Barbour of GSNA on Ryobi MHI Presses, CRON CtP, and Offset Packaging Solutions

Published January 8, 2015

Don Barbour, Chairman & Co-Founder Graphic Systems North America (GNSA) spoke with Patrick Henry at Graph Expo about its dealership network, and its distribution Ryobi MHI presses and CRON CtP systems.

Memjet Wide-Format Printers: Built for Speed

Published January 7, 2015

Mike Puyot, President of Memjet Wide-Format, talks with Richard Romano about the advantages of Memjet printheads, and the important distinctions among the various Memjet models currently on the market.

The Pace of Progress for Digital in Labels and Packaging

Published January 6, 2015

Pat Henry, editor of WhatTheyThink's Labels and Packaging section, discusses what will drive adoption of digital printing in this segment and what will moderate the pace as printers cope with the learning curve.