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Onyx’s Jonathan Rogers Talks About Automation
Onyx’s Jonathan Rogers Talks About Automation

Published: May 17, 2022

Onyx Software’s Jonathan Rogers talks about the forthcoming major ONYX software release, the primary focus of which will be a simplified user experience and easy-to-use tools for everyday automation. Watch Video

Hybrid Software Develops High-Performance Print Inspection Framework for Print Inspection Systems
Hybrid Software Develops High-Performance Print Inspection Framework for Print Inspection Systems

Published: May 10, 2022

David Zwang talks to David Stevenson, Product Manager, Global Graphics, about how, by using its vast experience in RIPs and rendering, Hybrid Software has been able to create a high-performance framework for print inspection systems. Watch Video

Dan Gillespie and Sal Passanisi Geek Out Over Pantone and Adobe’s Color Rift
Dan Gillespie and Sal Passanisi Geek Out Over Pantone and Adobe’s Color Rift

Published: May 10, 2022

Resident Print Geek Dan Gillespie and Sal ”Pantoni” Passanisi have a highly entertaining discussion about the decision to decouple the Pantone color libraries from Adobe Creative Cloud, and what it really means for designers. Watch Video

GMG’s Marc Levine on Accurate Color Proofing and Print Manufacturing
GMG’s Marc Levine on Accurate Color Proofing and Print Manufacturing

Published: April 4, 2022

Hard-copy color proofing has come a long way over the years. David Zwang talks to Marc Levine of GMG Color about how GMG has been on the front lines of this battle. Watch Video

EPS’s David Bentley on Midmarket Print Suite
EPS’s David Bentley on Midmarket Print Suite

Published: February 2, 2022

David Bentley, GM, SMB Print, for eProductivity Software, talks about the Midmarket Print Suite, which was one of the EFI products spun off into the independent company eProductivity Software, and looks to what the future holds. Watch Video

Gaby Matsliach on the eProductivity Software Spinoff
Gaby Matsliach on the eProductivity Software Spinoff

Published: January 31, 2022

Gaby Matsliach, CEO of eProductivity Software, talks about EFI Connect, the spinoff of the EPS software group as eProductivity Software, the relationship with EFI going forward, and the future of the solutions they will provide to the industry. Watch Video

Nick Benkovich on the Future of eProductivity Software
Nick Benkovich on the Future of eProductivity Software

Published: January 27, 2022

Nick Benkovich, Vice President of Portfolio Product Management at eProductivity Software, joins us from EFI Connect and talks about the event, the future of the new company, and what customers are doing with their portfolio of software solutions. Watch Video

EFI’s Toby Weiss on the Future of Fiery
EFI’s Toby Weiss on the Future of Fiery

Published: January 26, 2022

Toby Weiss, COO of Fiery for EFI, talks about this year’s EFI Connect, the eProductivity spinoff, and the future of Fiery. Watch Video

Marc Olin on the Advantages of EFI Connect
Marc Olin on the Advantages of EFI Connect

Published: January 24, 2022

Marc Olin, Executive Chairman of eProductivity Software, talks about the advantages of EFI Connect for the company and its customers, as well as the recent spin-off of eProductivity Software as a separate company. Watch Video

Heidelberg Prinect Update
Heidelberg Prinect Update

Published: January 18, 2022

David Zwang talks with Dawn Lindsey, Director of Product Management and Implementation for Heidelberg US Prinect, about how the Heidelberg Prinect solution suite has evolved beyond prepress workflow to include connectivity to all of the equipment Heidelberg offers as well as business intelligence. Watch Video

An Exclusive Inside Look at eProductivity Software
An Exclusive Inside Look at eProductivity Software

Published: January 12, 2022

EFI recently spun off its productivity software unit as an independent company, acquired by a private equity firm. Some 18 months after leaving EFI, Marc Olin has returned to the software business he founded in 1986 as Executive Chairman. In this video interview, he provides some background and a look what customers can expect from the resulting company: eProductivity Software. Olin and the eProductivity team will be participating in EFI Connect next week in Las Vegas. Watch Video

PlanProphet’s Lemay Sanchez on Print Business Optimization
PlanProphet’s Lemay Sanchez on Print Business Optimization

Published: November 15, 2021

Pat McGrew and Ryan McAbee talk to Lemay Sanchez, managing director of PlanProphet, about how PlanProphet helps printers optimize their businesses by automating small but critical tasks that are involved in the day-to-day administration. Watch Video

The Best Postcards’ Andrew Ettinger on Direct Marketing
The Best Postcards’ Andrew Ettinger on Direct Marketing

Published: November 8, 2021

Eric Vessels talks to Andrew Ettinger of The Best Postcards, which helps clients develop effective branding and direct mail and marketing. Ettinger shares his personal “origin story,” the highs and the lows, before landing on his feet at The Best Postcards. Watch Video

Bob Barbera on Canon’s PRISMAprepare Go
Bob Barbera on Canon’s PRISMAprepare Go

Published: October 20, 2021

Kelley Holmes talks to Canon USA’s Bob Barbera about Canon’s PRISMA workflow solutions, the new cloud-based PRISMAprepare Go for remote job submission, and PRISMA Home, a standard platform for users to manage all their PRISMA solutions. Watch Video

Global Graphics' Mike Rottenborn on the Company's Acquisitions and Growth
Global Graphics' Mike Rottenborn on the Company's Acquisitions and Growth

Published: October 4, 2021

Mike Rottenborn, CEO of Global Graphics, sits down with David Zwang at Label Congress to discuss the synergies in Global Graphics' acquisitions and growth, as well as their new corporate name and identity. Watch Video

EFI’s Ron Teller on PrintSmith Vision
EFI’s Ron Teller on PrintSmith Vision

Published: September 21, 2021

Kelley Holmes talks with EFI’s Ron Teller at the Sir Speedy, PIP and Signal Graphics International Vendor Show about new integrations and modules for PrintSmith Vision Print Management Software. Watch Video

Lemay Sanchez of Plan Prophet Talks About CRM Automation
Lemay Sanchez of Plan Prophet Talks About CRM Automation

Published: September 16, 2021

Kelley Holmes talks to Lemay Sanchez, Managing Director of Plan Prophet, a Salesforce-based CRM automation engine that integrates directly with Printers Plan and PrintSmith, with support for additional MIS systems soon to be added. The goal is to support as many MIS systems as possible and provide a truly integrated CRM automation experience. Watch Video

EFI’s Fiery Business CTO Josef Coetsee on DFEs
EFI’s Fiery Business CTO Josef Coetsee on DFEs

Published: June 8, 2021

David Zwang talks to Josef Coetsee, CTO of EFI’s Fiery Division, about EFI’s unique approach to digital front ends (DFEs). Much more than a RIP, a DFE is a set of services—hardware and software—that enable print shops to execute their workflows, manage their operations, and drive their presses. Watch Video

Global Graphics’ Eric Worrall on SmartDFEs
Global Graphics’ Eric Worrall on SmartDFEs

Published: May 18, 2021

David Zwang talks to Eric Worrall, VP of Products and Services for Global Graphics Software, about digital front ends (DFEs), the elements that comprise a DFE, and Global Graphics’ recent introduction of its SmartDFE. Watch Video

Kasper Tomshoj on PrintVis’s Partnership with Kodak
Kasper Tomshoj on PrintVis’s Partnership with Kodak

Published: December 18, 2020

David Zwang talks to Kasper Tomshoj, CEO of PrintVis, about the company’s almost 25-year history as an MIS provider for the printing and packaging industry. PrintVis recently teamed up with Kodak as an implementation partner as part of PRINERGY On Demand Business Solutions. Watch Video

Adobe's Mike Scrutton Discusses Print Redefined
Adobe's Mike Scrutton Discusses Print Redefined

Published: December 17, 2020

Ever since Gutenberg, print and its uses have continued to evolve. That's true today as well, and that evolution has likely been accelerated by the pandemic. Hear what Adobe's Mike Scrutton, Director of Print Technology and Strategy, has to say about where we are with print today, where it's going, and how printing companies can take advantage of new opportunities offered by this continuing evolution. Watch Video

Todd Bigger on PRINERGY On Demand Business Solutions: “Not Your Father’s PRINERGY”
Todd Bigger on PRINERGY On Demand Business Solutions: “Not Your Father’s PRINERGY”

Published: December 17, 2020

Todd Bigger, VP of Software and Services for Kodak, talks to David Zwang about the new iteration of PRINERGY On Demand. Back in May, Kodak moved moved PRINERGY into the cloud with PRINERGY On Demand and this Fall, Kodak is launching PRINERGY On Demand Business Solutions, a fully integrated and managed end-to-end software platform for all printers of any size and any segment that aims to eliminate the need for multiple standalone software products from different suppliers. Watch Video

Global Graphics Goes Full Speed Ahead with New Guide to Making Variable-Data PDFs
Global Graphics Goes Full Speed Ahead with New Guide to Making Variable-Data PDFs

Published: June 1, 2020

Martin Bailey, CTO of Global Graphics Software, talks with David Zwang about “Full Speed Ahead,” a new guide that helps people make PDF files for variable-data printing more efficiently, especially as VDP is taking off in new markets and applications, such as labels and packaging. Watch Video

The Added Value of Web-to-Print
The Added Value of Web-to-Print

Published: February 11, 2020

Greg Salzman, President of Aleyant Systems, talks to David Zwang about the value that a web-to-print/online ordering portal beings to a print business. Not only does it make it convenient for customers to place orders at any time, it also frees up resources within the print business, as it doesn’t require the involvement of sales or customer service reps, or even estimators. Watch Video

Get It Now Print Streamlines Its Workflow
Get It Now Print Streamlines Its Workflow

Published: January 20, 2020

From 20 jobs per day to 100, Get It Now Print has increased production and their customer base with the help of EFI’s Fiery Workflow solution. Simple, efficient, and agile, Fiery automation can help your print business get more work out the door. Watch Video

drupa Preview: Front-End Trends
drupa Preview: Front-End Trends

Published: January 9, 2020

Wim Fransen, General Manager of Enfocus, talks to David Zwang about some of the major trends he has been seeing as we head toward drupa, including the emergence of faster technologies, the need to handle shorter job runs with faster turnaround times, and new front-end solutions that bridge the gap between job entry, MIS, and prepress. Watch Video

CapStone’s AutoViri Automates Mailing
CapStone’s AutoViri Automates Mailing

Published: December 5, 2019

Troy Power, cofounder of CapStone Technologies, talks about the company’s Red Hot Technology Award-winning AutoViri robotic solutions for automating mailing workflows. AutoViri helps connect the physical workflow to the digital workflow—and can save customers money on mailing costs by being plugged into the latest USPS regulations. Watch Video

Enfocus Addresses the Needs of Niche Printing Markets
Enfocus Addresses the Needs of Niche Printing Markets

Published: December 3, 2019

Wim Fransen, Managing Director of Enfocus, talks to David Zwang about the proliferation of niche printing markets—commercial, labels, textiles, wide format, vehicle graphics, etc.—and how they all share many of the same underlying challenges. Enfocus has been seeking to develop specific configurations of its flagship PitStop software to address the individual needs of these vertical markets. Watch Video

Avanti’s Red Hot Technology Awards
Avanti’s Red Hot Technology Awards

Published: November 27, 2019

Pat Bolan, President of Avanti, talks to Pat McGrew about the company’s Red Hot Technology Award-winning enhancements to Avanti Slingshot at PRINT 19—Advanced Fulfillment Workflow Enhancement and the XML Loader Enhancement for Web to Print solutions. Watch Video

Crawford Technologies’ SmartSetup Streamlines Application Onboarding
Crawford Technologies’ SmartSetup Streamlines Application Onboarding

Published: November 26, 2019

David Zwang talks to Ernie Crawford, CEO of Crawford Technologies, a software company that focuses on the transactional printing market, helping organizations improve the ways that they deliver documents to customers, in print or omnichannel. The company just launched its new SmartSetup, designed for rapidly onboarding applications into workflow automation and ADF systems. Watch Video

Warren Werbitt Says, “Tell Me About Your Business”
Warren Werbitt Says, “Tell Me About Your Business”

Published: November 20, 2019

WhatTheyThink's print evangelist Warren Werbitt checks in from Nashville and the Avanti Users Conference. He talks to a number of event attendees—printers and Avanti partners—about their businesses, their experiences with Avanti solutions, and the advantages of attending the conference. Watch Video

Software Binds Together All the Elements of an Automated Workflow
Software Binds Together All the Elements of an Automated Workflow

Published: November 19, 2019

Ray Duval of Ultimate TechnoGraphics talks about the concept of the “smart factory,” how virtually any print process can be automated, and how software is the glue that holds together all the different parts of the automated workflow. Watch Video

printIQ Tailors Workflow Software for Specific Types of Businesses
printIQ Tailors Workflow Software for Specific Types of Businesses

Published: November 6, 2019

Matt Miloszewski, Sales Director for the Eastern Region for printIQ talks about the company’s workflow software systems which are agnostic with regard to print process print process—digital, commercial, sheetfed, webfed, wide format, packaging, screen—and can be configured with unique features for specific types of print businesses. Watch Video

EFI’s Jeff White Talks Workflow
EFI’s Jeff White Talks Workflow

Published: November 4, 2019

EFI’s Jeff White talks to Kelley Holmes about the importance of workflow tools to make print businesses more efficient, and discusses EFI’s MIS and workflow solutions for commercial print providers, mailing operations, and superwide format printers. Watch Video

RSA’s Dirk Craib on Helping Keep PSPs' Data Secure
RSA’s Dirk Craib on Helping Keep PSPs' Data Secure

Published: October 23, 2019

Dirk Craib, VP of Sales for Rochester Software Associates (RSA), talks about some of the issues that in-plants have been facing—security being chief among them—and how RSA’s software solutions are helping address those issues. Watch Video

EFI’s Red Hot Fiery Technology at PRINT 19
EFI’s Red Hot Fiery Technology at PRINT 19

Published: October 22, 2019

Giselle del la Moriniere Product Marketing Manager in EFI’s Fiery Group talks about EFI’s Fiery partners, the Red Hot Technology Award-winning FreeForm Create software, and the integration of the Fiery digital front end with Duplo’s spot coater and slitter/cutter/creaser. Watch Video

Reduce Manual Tasks with AVT's Automation Solutions
Reduce Manual Tasks with AVT's Automation Solutions

Published: October 1, 2019

Ornit Gluzman, Product Manager for Workflow Automation Color Products at AVT, talks to David Zwang at Labelexpo about AVT’s automation software—specifically, the ability to automatically set up jobs for inspection prior to printing. Watch Video

Caldera Services Team Offers a Variety of Integration Services to Support Workflow Automation
Caldera Services Team Offers a Variety of Integration Services to Support Workflow Automation

Published: August 14, 2019

Ben Amor, Regional Sales and Service Director Americas for Caldera, explains the markets Caldera RIPs serve, including the 1,400 different print drivers the company supports. He also talks about how the company's Services Team works with partners to facilitate further integration and automation across the entire production process for the markets it serves. Watch Video

CloudLab's Steven Antoni Explains the Company's Ecommerce Offering
CloudLab's Steven Antoni Explains the Company's Ecommerce Offering

Published: July 29, 2019

CloudLab, an ecommerce provider, has an online store offering that integrates with other components in the workflow, including production and business applications, for an automated environment. Steven Antoni, President of CloudLab Americas, explains how. Watch Video

GMG Assists with Color Management
GMG Assists with Color Management

Published: June 18, 2019

Eric Dalton, Director of Sales - Western Region for GMG, talks about color management specific to wide-format printing and the two kinds of software GMG offers to help users implement color management. Watch Video

Dataline: ERP Dedicated to Making Graphic Arts Businesses More Efficient
Dataline: ERP Dedicated to Making Graphic Arts Businesses More Efficient

Published: May 30, 2019

Dirk Deroo, CEO of Dataline, talks about the founding of his company in his attic and why its modular approach to ERP for the graphic arts industry adds value for the industry. In addition to product development experts, Dataline puts substantial focus on project management/implementation. The company has 8,000 users across all segments of print including textiles. Watch Video

Ultimate TechnoGraphics Provides Software Solutions for a Variety of Workflows
Ultimate TechnoGraphics Provides Software Solutions for a Variety of Workflows

Published: May 9, 2019

Julie Watson, CEO of Ultimate TechnoGraphics, talks about the breadth of automated software solutions available as either standalone applications or integrated into a variety of third-party products and established workflows. Watch Video

Save Money and Get Results by Managing Your Data
Save Money and Get Results by Managing Your Data

Published: May 7, 2019

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

DALIM Software: Bridging Print Business Silos
DALIM Software: Bridging Print Business Silos

Published: May 2, 2019

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

Bluecrest Continues Its Rapid Growth
Bluecrest Continues Its Rapid Growth

Published: March 13, 2019

Grant Miller, President and CEO of Bluecrest, discusses the rapid, eight-month growth of the enterprise print and mail company that used to be part of Pitney Bowes. At Hunkeler Innovationdays, Bluecrest was showing its new ERP systems and other integrated print and mail solutions, which include workflow and analytics and reporting tools. Watch Video

Enfocus' Vendor-Neutral Automation Platform
Enfocus' Vendor-Neutral Automation Platform

Published: February 11, 2019

Toon Van Rossum, product manager for Switch at Enfocus, talks to David Zwang about the development of the vendor-neutral automation platform and how it has grown in popularity in recent years. Watch Video

PrintIQ Offers MIS Solutions
PrintIQ Offers MIS Solutions

Published: December 11, 2018

Matt Miloszewski, Sales Manager for PrintIQ, discusses end-to-end MIS solutions for the printing and graphic arts industry—from commercial to screen to packaging. Watch Video

Canon Introduces the Prisma Family
Canon Introduces the Prisma Family

Published: December 10, 2018

Bob Barbera, Senior Marketing Manager for Canon USA, unveils the Prisma family of workflow and print controller solutions for digital printing. Watch Video

Aleyant's Print Job Manager Brings Consistent Pricing
Aleyant's Print Job Manager Brings Consistent Pricing

Published: November 14, 2018

Trent Foreman, Product Manager for Aleyant, walks through the process of estimating and pricing with Aleyant Print Job Manager. Watch Video

Crawford Technologies and Workflow Automation
Crawford Technologies and Workflow Automation

Published: November 13, 2018

Ernie Crawford, CEO of Crawford Technologies, defines "workflow" and talks about the company's software and automation solutions for the transactional and direct mail space. Watch Video