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KC Chaplin of Absolute Printing Equipment is a hands-on hardware expert. With a little East Texas logic his take on the future of printing is equally optimistic and practical. KC’s sales secret is teaching best practices to gain the most from the iron on the floor.
Julie Brannan of Monadnock Paper explains the importance of sustainability in the printing industry. She refers to their product portfolio of substrates as solutions for printers to offer their clients a variety of environmentally friendly choices. Julie covers the various certifications that address the authenticity of their products that make them a higher value option.
John Dean is the PitStop Product Manager. At Dscoop in Denver 2022, editor Morten B. Reitoft got the chance to ask a few questions about Enfocus, Switch, and in particular PitStop. PitStop is a product that serves more than 100,000 customers daily, yet customers experience new things with PitStop they didn't know, Dean explains. Of course, interesting that software keeps developing so much, and with PitStop, there are quite a few great options you should know of, but start getting to know John Dean in this interview.
Jim Kehring walks us through what a client will need to be successful. They help build the prepress knowledge required and work with their client’s customers to ensure success. Jim describes the importance of a future vision to get full value in the long run.
Jens Brockschmidt explains the technology behind EPhoto substrates that enhance photo products that are digitally manufactured. From simple portraits to commercial display quality EPhoto is able to emulate analog photography prints that are durable.
Jake Hoffman of Arandell in Wisconsin is enjoying his 1st DSCOOP. Investigating the digital landscape he is looking to add digital services to a traditional litho catalog production. Jake describes the challenges of training the sales force on the new sales possibilities and also is active bringing fresh, young talent into the industry.
Georgette Sawan of MH+P Technology describes the high-value qualities of digitally produced art. The production process allows for a variety of canvas and vinyl options. She explains how their equipment automates stretching artist canvas to frames, a challenging task for any finishing workflow.
George Folickman of Tilia Labs appreciates how DSCOOP is aiding digital transformation in print. He explains how their solution is capable of supporting the variety of products PSPs are bringing into their operations. From short-run page jobs to packaging, Tilia addresses batching efficiencies using artificial intelligence suited to these very different manufacturing workflows.
Sometimes you run into the most amazing stories - and here is one of them. Efren Ramirez is from Colombia and has no background in the printing industry - regardless of this, he has just bought an HP Indigo 6K and decided to start up a business producing labels in Miami. He is at Dscoop to learn, to connect, to network, and well we didn't get any contact details, we can't find his profile on LinkedIn - but if you see this Efren Ramirez, please connect with me email@example.com - so we can give everybody the chance to connect with you!
Dragan Nikolic describes their unique offering for specialty films and lamination materials. Many challenges face a film and lamination workflow and Nobelus provides extensive training to ensure quality and profitable results.
INFIGO Doug Gibson- Doug Gibson of INFIGO discusses who can benefit from his solution and why creative services are essential for both a brand portal and an e-commerce store. Budget allocation is critical for success so the site sits unused.
Dominic Rotundo of XMPIE explains the types of clients they serve from creative ideation teams to marketing agencies to PSPs. He describes how their solution bridges the communication gaps from content provided to feeding media channels to a piece you pick up and read.
Christopher Seus of Spiral Binding discusses how its nationwide network of sales and support teams makes their finishing hardware a reliable choice. He stresses the point that a trained and experienced staff is core to high productivity and reliable performance.
The label market is the maybe fastest market to adapt digital label production, and HP has with the Indigo label printers secured an important market share. But how is digital toner in a market that continues to be dominated by flexography? At Dscoop, editor Morten B. Reitoft talk to Brian Cleary from HP about their views on this matter. Interesting conversation we believe, but dig in, and judge for yourself!
At Dscoop Edge Rockies Bob Raus from HP celebrated his birthday by talking to Editor Morten B. Reitoft - or more likely it just happened to be so :-) However, Bob Raus is responsible for the software before and after the printer, including the partnerships with other developers and solutions providers. Really great talking to him. Enjoy!
Alfred Scolari of APS Imaging Solutions offers bookbinding systems specializing in lay-flat photo books, a high-value digital print product. PSPs who need to optimize a high-quality product workflow are the operations that APS is looking to serve. Greater efficiencies in a complex product are the benefits they promote.
The Mid-web segment in flexo and digital is a truly exciting segment in the market, and as with labels, HP seems to have a leading role in this segment on the digital side. In this interview from Dscoop, editor Morten B. Reitoft talks to Brent Holloway from HP about how he sees the future for digital. Enjoy!
The Smart Factory and the Industrial Revolution - by Yves d’Aviau de Ternay, Jacques Michiels & Morten B. Reitoft
What is the Smart Factory or Industry 4.0? In this opening session, David Zwang and WhatTheyThink will give you a look into what this is. Not only What They Think, but spiced with a lot of knowledge from one of America's very best. Do look forward to hearing David Zwang give you an introduction to why this is important for any printer!
What is a Digital Mindset, and how will it impact the printing industry in the future?
What is a Digital Mindset, and how will it impact the printing industry in the future? By INKISH Editor Morten B. Reitoft.
Most printing companies think of web-to-print as the vista prints, the online printing companies, etc. Web-to-Print is way more, and entirely new ways to do business online promise this session by Editor Morten B. Reitoft from INKISH.
Most people think of Web-to-Print as the huge online stores like Flyer Alarm, Onlineprinters, Saxo Print, Vistaprint and others - but there are many other options - let’s talk about the API’s - different business models, and more… Morten Reitoft, INKISH
Web to print is a hot topic and can be a game changer to the graphic arts industry. In this episode we address some of the major questions, such as;
Is it just a hype?, Who it is for?, and why it is NOT “just another” sales channel…
David van Driessche
More output, less hassle
Helping print operations succeed
by implementing hassle-free automation.
For more than a decade now, Four Pees nv provides solutions that streamline entire print and packaging productions all across the globe.
They have sales operations in Belgium, The Netherlands, The United Kingdom and France and also rely on a network of 40+ partners worldwide to give the customer the best service possible.
Four Pees was founded in 2007 in the city of Ghent in Belgium.
Main goal: automation that flows smoothly. Automation that not only makes work easier but also helps companies thrive.
In short: hassle-free solutions to headache-inducing operational challenges.
14 years of experience
40+ tech partners
4,000 recurring customers
CEO, Tom Peire
CTO, David van Driessche
Marketing, Sam Claeys
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