Understanding Inkjet is key to growth. Changlong Sun. Ricoh Europe.

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.

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Digital Decor. Terry Raghunath, HP

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.  

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Uniting Print. An interview with Ford Bowers of SGIA.

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.

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The Universal Truths of Print - Deborah Corn. Print Media Centr.

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.

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Canon and the Future of Wide-Format: Mathew Faulkner

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.

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The Reel Deal. Coloreel. David Borg

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.

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Inkjet Ink Printability. A Problem worth Solving. Patrick Smith.

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.

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An INKISH Discussion with Morten Reitoft

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.

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For Ricoh, Agility is the key to Future Inkjet Growth

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.

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Tim Greene: A wider perspective

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.

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Simon Edwards. The Resurgence of Inkjet

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.

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