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Profiles in Print Premier Press
Profiles in Print
Premier Press (Portland, Oregon)

WhatTheyThink traveled to Portland to visit Premier Press to learn more about their business, how they operate, and what makes them unique. This film is the first in an ongoing series of Profiles in Print.

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Douglas Gibson on Parametric Design For Packaging

Douglas Gibson, President of Infigo, talks about building parametric design tools for packaging. WhatTheyThink interviewed Douglas at the CCE International in Munich. Watch Video

Paula Fargo of Curry Printing Previews NSPOA Annual Conference

Paula Fargo, President of Curry Printing in Baltimore, Md., speaks with Eric Vessels of WhatTheyThink about being a member of NPSOA and the upcoming conference happening March 16-18 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Watch Video

Jennifer Kolloczek on Canon at Hunkeler Innovationdays

David Zwang talks to Canon’s Jennifer Kolloczek about the vast array of equipment that Canon was showing at the recent Hunkeler Innovationdays. Watch Video

EFI's Evandro Matteucci Talks about Inkjet for Corrugated Packaging

WhatTheyThink spoke with Evandro Matteucci, VP/GM, Building Materials & Packaging, at EFI at the CCE International show in Munich. Evandro shares his perspective on the opportunities for inkjet printing on corrugated packaging. Watch Video

SPC’s Adam LeFebvre at Hunkeler Innovationdays

David Zwang talks to Adam LeFebvre, president of Specialty Print Communications, about his first time attending Hunkeler Innovationdays and his impressions of the event. Watch Video

Meet New thINK President Lori Messina

David Zwang talks with thINK’s Eric Hawkinson and Access Direct’s Lori Messina, the new president of thINK, about the organization and her involvement with it. Watch Video

Marco Boer on Corrugated Inkjet Industry Trends and Outlook

WhatTheyThink caught up with Marco Boer of IT Strategies after the EFI press conference during the CCE International expo in Munich. Marco was a guest speaker at the press conference which focused on the EFI Nozomi and EFI’s announcement of the 50th Nozomi installation at DS Smith. This video capture the highlights from his corrugated inkjet industry trends and outlook presentation. Watch Video

Xerox Partners with WhatTheyThink and Taktiful on Landmark Digital Embellishment Study

Eric Vessels of WhatTheyThink and Kevin Abergel of Taktiful speak with Andrew Gunn, Global Director of Production Marketing & Product Life Cycle with Xerox, about the digital embellishment market, the new study that is in the field, and how the results will benefit the industry. Watch Video

zipcon’s Bernd Zipper Talks Online Printing

Ralf Schlözer talks to zipcon’s Bernd Zipper, founder and CEO of zipcon consulting, about the growth of online print and mass customization, and his participation in the upcoming Online Print Symposium, March 23–24, in Munich. Watch Video

Frank Reads the Riot Act to Reading

Frank bemoans the reading experience as it is today on electronic devices, compared with printed newspapers. Articles are longer because space is not a constraint and text is interrupted with a barrage of ads. Watch Video

Rob Boumans on the Rebirth of Crown Van Gelder

Pat McGrew talks with Rob Boumans of Crown Van Gelder at last week’s Hunkeler Innovationdays about the company’s recent business travails—and how the company is relaunching itself. He also shows off some samples of Crown Van Gelder’s new papers. Watch Video

Ricoh at Hunkeler Innovationdays

David Zwang talks to Ricoh’s Mike Herold about the equipment that Ricoh was showing at Hunkeler Innovationdays last week in Luzerne, Switzerland. Watch Video

PRINTING United Alliance’s Mark Subers on This Year’s Hunkeler Innovationdays

David Zwang talks to Mark Subers of the PRINTING United Alliance about his impressions of this year’s Hunkeler Innovationdays—the booths are packed and the event has experienced 3X growth since it began. Watch Video

Hunkeler’s Daniel Erni: “We Are Hunkeler. We Are Going to Stay Hunkeler.”

Pat McGrew talks to Hunkeler CEO Daniel Erni about how he sees the trade show environment playing out over the next few years, and the future of Innovationdays. Watch Video

The Target Report Interview: SupremeX Acquisition of Vista Graphic Communications (Part 2)

In this second video interview, Stewart Emerson, President and CEO of SupremeX, discusses the company's recent acquisition of Vista Graphic Communications with Rod Bristol, a Director with Graphic Arts Advisors. Stewart shares the WHY behind using an advisor in any buy/sell transaction. He also discusses the process, how all parties can benefit and get the deal done. Watch Video

Book Manufacturers’ Institute’s Matt Baehr on Book Applications at Hunkeler Innovationdays

Matt Baehr, Executive Director of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI), talks about the book manufacturing solutions being demonstrated at last week’s Hunkeler Innovationdays. BMI members include equipment manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting at the show as well as book printers looking to check out the latest equipment. Watch Video

Product Strategy: Crawford Technologies at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023

Scott Baker at Crawford Technologies talks about emerging trends and product strategy at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023. Watch Video

Product Strategy: Kodak at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023

Jim Continenza at Kodak talks about emerging trends and product strategy at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023. Watch Video

Product Strategy: SCREEN Americas at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023

Ken Ingram at SCREEN Americas talks about emerging trends and product strategy at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023. Watch Video

Product Strategy: Scodix at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023

Mark Nixon at Scodix talks about emerging trends and product strategy at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023. Watch Video