Nova Abbott heads up the marketing for Kavalan, a range of sustainable printable media designed for wide-format printing. In this interview, we look at the issue of sustainability in wide format printing and what needs to change to make the entire sector more environmentally positive.
Hymmen and Ricoh are both well-known names. Hymmen is famous for technology for decorative surfaces, in particular floors, and Ricoh is famous in the development of digital printing technology. In this interview, we talk to Carsten Brinkmeyer of Hymmen and Richard Darling of Ricoh about their collaborative development work with the creation of Saturn, a new water-based inkjet-printing device for digital laminate paper printing for floors.
Adrienne Palmer joined Big Picture magazine in 2012 after graduating from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism with a BA in magazine journalism. During her time with Big Picture, she has held the roles of assistant editor, associate editor, and managing editor, and is now serving as editor-in-chief of Big Picture magazine and sister publication Screen Printing magazine. She is a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media; spearheads Big Picture’s annual Women in Print Awards and Best of Wide Format Awards and Screen Printing’s Rising Stars Awards; is on the board of SGIA’s Women in Print Alliance, and represents the Big Picture and Screen Printing team at numerous industry events year-round. In this interview, we get her view on the big picture of print.
Mattias Nordin is CEO of Coloreel, an innovative Swedish company that has in partnership with Ricoh developed an exciting new inkjet-based tech that enables inkjet printing directly onto a single thread. The idea is disruptive, clever and set to revolutionise the embroidery market. We find out more from the CEO of Coloreel, Mattias Nordin and discover why effective collaboration is integral to success.
Tim Phillips has been involved in the development of inkjet since 2007 joining Xennia and more latterly running IMI Europe. Throughout his time in the market, he has shown a commitment to education and innovation. Ahead of IMI Europe in Berlin next month, we talked inkjet, how he came to be involved and what his view is of the future!
Stefanie Thiele is the Exhibition Manager for the InPrint Show. In this interview, we talk industrial print, exhibitions, trends and what to expect at the InPrint Show in November in Munich.
FM Future and Strategic Partner Ricoh Europe together created a survey into attitudes and trends for industrial inkjet into the future. In this article, Graham Kennedy, Head of Industrial Printing EMEA, outlines the key themes the survey results revealed.
Next week the printing and label world will be focused on Brussels as Labelexpo opens its doors. Ahead of that, we wanted to find out some of the key trends and issues for label makers with a particular focus on inkjet. In this blog, we talk to Andy Thomas-Emans, Strategic Director at Labelexpo and get his perspective on the current label landscape.
Changlong Sun is the Inkjet Strategic Business Development Manager at Ricoh for the Industrial Print Business Group. He is a bilingual PhD with project management and product management capability coupled with substantial expertise in inkjet printing, printing & coating materials, colour management, and polymer chemistry within the inkjet sector. He has become a key member of the commercial team at Ricoh’s Industrial Print business making the transition from the technical role. In this article, we talk to him about his experience in print, his view of inkjet and his innovative work with Ricoh.
Terry Raghunath has spent the past 7 years leading HP’s Digital Decor Revolution! And now, his challenge has broadened, widened and deepened - we talk to him about the challenges ahead in building new business for digital printing in multiple markets.
Ford Bowers became President of the SGIA back in 2016 and has since spent time reshaping, modernizing and growing the show business and the association in tandem. Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is the trade association of choice for professionals in the industrial, graphic, garment, textile, electronics, packaging and commercial printing communities predominantly in the US and North American market. The future is clearly looking very positive for the SGIA and in this interview we talk to Ford about change, its challenges and the future of printing.
We have known Brendan Perring for a number of years now since he was Editor at Link Publishing on SignLink and Print Monthly, running these magazines and being a key part of the team that launched The Print Show in the UK. Now, four months into the post, he is General Manager at the IPIA, and we discovered more about his plans for the future.
Deborah Corn is the Intergalactic Ambassador to the Printerverse. Deborah has 25+ years of experience working in advertising as a Print Producer. She currently provides Printspiration and resources to print and marketing professionals through Print Media Centr, working behind the scenes with printers, suppliers and industry organizations to help them create meaningful relationships with customers and achieve success with their social media and content marketing endeavors.
Mathew Faulkner has been the go to person at Canon Europe over the past few years for wide format, and is now heading up the marketing for production print. With the pressure on for digital printing to continue to grow, we talk about the challenges and whether print is still a viable sector with growth potential.
David Borg runs the digital marketing for Coloreel, a Swedish innovator with some very clever technology that is set to revolutionise the textile market. As far as we are concerned this is a superb example of what collaboration can achieve aligned to a patient vision of the future of inkjet. We caught up with him to ask him more.
We have known Patrick for a number of years now. He has supported InPrint, presented at our events and demonstrated that he is an inkjet innovator by leading some key projects and developments with his work at University of Sheffield. In this interview, Marcus Timson talks asks him about his next challenge which is focused on a key issue for Inkjet - Ink printability.
In a short space of time, Inkish has become a key source of insight, inspiration and information for the print industry. In this article, we talk to Morten B. Reitoft, Editor/CEO to find out more about Inkish and his views on the industry, new tech and market development.
In recent years Ricoh has burst onto the Industrial scene launching high-quality Inkjet print machinery displaying technical expertise, quality products and impressive speed to market. As a result, Ricoh has rapidly become a rising star in wide format, décor and DTG sectors. We caught up with Graham Kennedy, Head of Commercial Inkjet Business, Ricoh Europe and asked him some questions about Ricoh, their products and their vision for Inkjet’s future in wide format and beyond.
In this interview Inkjet innovator, Roland Biemans asserts that the industry is obsessed with selling the dream of total digital revolution and this could be holding back progress...
Recently, I talked to Paddy O’Hara of IIJ about his view of inkjet and how he sees it developing. IIJ is a business that has grown into a leader in the world of industrial inkjet development and in this interview Paddy gives his view and some examples of how IIJ are developing solutions to niche problems by using inkjet as an enabling technology.
I’m a Management major from Northeastern University but I’ve been studying and consulting in the large format digital printing business for over 20 years. For much of that time I was with InfoTrends now I have been with IDC for almost five years. In all that time I have conducted studies in just about every segment of the large format printing market I can think of and many of those multiple times.
With over 20 years in the digital printing industry, Simon Edwards, Product Manager at Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), has an experienced view of digital printing development. In this interview, he gives his insight and opinion as to where Inkjet is on the curve of adoption, what has changed over the last year since he joined GIS and some of the previously seen technical challenges that are being solved now.