Interview

Leading the shift from Analogue to Digital with EFI

Leading the shift from Analogue to Digital with EFI

I recently caught up with EFI Marketing Director- Reinhild Westmeyer, to find out more about their new developments and major successes in new market segments.

Simon Biltcliffe: Leading a Marxist/Capitalist Business

Simon Biltcliffe will again be a part of the content programme for LiT (Leaders in Technology) which takes place on 28th June in Cambridge - this time he will be having a fireside chat with Frazer Chesterman. Simon describes his philosophy as being that of a Marxist/Capitalist. You may think this a contradiction in terms, but the results speak for themselves, and having an approach where people are first, and get to share in the success of the business speaks volumes. We listened to Simon….

Introducing Sihl: An interview with David Radtke

Sihl has recently signed up to become one of the InPrint Blog's Knowledge Partners for the next 12 months. As part of their participation with us, we have started by asking David Radtke, Head of Group Marketing a few questions about the German manufacturer to discover more about their products and their views on the future of industrial printing.

InPrint USA Focus: Software company, Printform

Mark Abramson of California based Printform will be speaking in the Global Inkjet Conference at InPrint USA. Printform has developed a collaborative partnership with Tonejet and BevCan. In this blog he explains more about the company, what software does to help solve problems with a focus on direct to shape product printing with inkjet.

InPrint USA: Heidelberg - Leading Print onto the Next Generation

I recently spoke with Stephan Plenz, who is the Head of Technology for the largest and most famous print brand in the world, Heidelberg. He talked about his career, his view of print, and of industrial inkjet. Being at the company since print’s heyday back in the late 1980’s he has certainly been part of significant change in the industry and within the print giant itself.

Global Print Solutions and Sakurai - Leading the Wearables Revolution

I recently talked with Paul Brook from Global Print Solutions and Claudio Moffa (pictured above on right) of Sakurai about the development of an exciting innovation for wearable technology.

Emphasizing Tradition whilst Embracing modernity

Emphasizing Tradition whilst Embracing modernity

Continuing our recent theme of Digital Decor and in particular Wall coverings, I was lucky enough to speak to President of the IGI Wall Coverings organisation - Pascal Siellet - MD of UGEPA , France's largest wallpaper producer and designer.

Creating the textures that bring designs to life

Creating the textures that bring designs to life

An Interview with Peter Tielemans - Global Sales Manager Decorative Laminates – Sappi Europe who shares his view of the exciting products Sappi are developing.

The Sky’s the limit with Heidelberg 4D printing: New business opportunities with print on objects

The Sky’s the limit with Heidelberg 4D printing: New business opportunities with print on objects

 

I was recently fortunate enough to catch up with Frank Janssen, General Manager of 4D Print at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) about their presence at the forthcoming InPrint USA 25-27th April and to discuss the US showcase of the revolutionary  4D technology – the Heidelberg Omnifire 250.

Digital Decor: A focus on Bodhi Tree, a Bangkok based digital decor business

This article takes a look at Bangkok based Bodhi Tree, a specialist wallcoverings business. Developed out he growth in demand for customised environments. We talk to the owner of the business, Cholakarn Visutipitakul about the success of the business. 

Rooms with a view

Rooms with a view

We caught up with COO of Vistadigital , Paul Feather and his colleague Ken Hardisty to ask a few questions about the development of their Digital Printed Wallcoverings business and the potential of digital produced interior decoration market.

Hapa and Revolutionising the Packaging Supply Chain - an interview with Peter Schkoda

Peter Schkoda delivered a very interesting presentation at the Digital Print for Packaging Conference in Berlin. We talked to him about his view on the development of digital printing and where Hapa see the opportunity, and why they have such clear insight into developments within this sector.

In a world that is changing fast, there is a need to be flexible !

In a world that is changing fast, there is a need to be flexible !

Frank De Voeght  at Chemstream tells us how the company has developed as a flexible but highly innovative Inkjet ink specialist.

Frazer Chesterman interviews Frank De Voeght

A Renaissance in Screen Printing: An interview with Claudio Moffa, Sakurai

Sakurai Europe has enjoyed considerable growth over the past two years signalling an increase in demand for the company's screen printing technology. In this interview we talk to Claudio Moffa, Branch Manager located in the U.K and responsible for sales in Europe about how this growth has been achieved and his view on the screen printing market.

InPrint USA: 'Focus on Leadership'- Interview with Lawrence Gamblin from Kao Collins

Back in September 2016 I heard Lawrence Gamblin from Collins Inkjet present at the IMI Inkjet Technology Showcase in Chicago. His session was both inspiring and interesting. So much so, I organised a time to speak to him about his particular entrepreneurial journey in the inkjet world. The timing of the presentation and the subsequent discussion was shortly after the announcement of Kao Corporations acquisition of Collins Inkjet. So it was a good time to discuss the achievement of Collins Inkjet and his view on trends in the market and his opinion on the future.

Interview with InPrint Inaugural Founders Award winners: CEFLA JetSet

InPrint 2016 saw the introduction of the first InPrint Founders Award. The award is designed to profile entrepreneurialism, collaboration and innovation for the development of industrial inkjet integration. The award was also established in memory of Paolo Capano, an early supporter of InPrint, founder of Anteprima and European MD for INX Digital. Sadly he passed away suddenly in 2015.

SPGPrints: The Growing Demand for Decor Solutions

I was recently invited to visit the offices of SPGPrints in Boxmeer, the Netherlands to speak to Bas Hoijtink Commercial Manager for Industrial applications and learn more about recent developments at this market leading company.

Interview with Marco Zanella, INX Digital

After nearly 12 months into his post, we spoke to Marco Zanella who ascended into the role of GM for INX Digital Europe, based near Milan, Italy. A supporter of InPrint from the start, we talked to Marco about his background, his view of the market and the future of INX Digital.

CERADROP: A smart and functional future

A new exhibitor for InPrint 2016 is Ceradrop. We talked to Deputy Managing Director Nicolas Bernardin about the development of the company, their focus on technology for printed electronics and 3d printing and discovered a company with a smart and functional future with inkjet.