Are You Choosing the Right Chief Officer for Your Printing Company?

choosing the right person

As a printing company advisor, I help clients hire Chief Officer positions for sales, operations, and business transformation. Before we design a C-suite level role (let alone meet with recruiters and post job openings), I talk with the client about why hiring for the print industry is different – and special.  When hiring Chief Officer […]

Project Peacock Peeks: Applications with Canon Solutions America

Canon Solutions America Project Peacock Peeks

See some of the print possibilities with inkjet presses from Canon Solutions America. Step up your print marketing game… Peacock Long and Prosper! *********************************** Connect with Canon Solutions America: Request print samples from Canon Solutions America: *********************************** Project Peacock is produced by Print Media Centr. Connect with the Printerverse: Project Peacock Peeks […]

GCSF Scholarship Winner Natalie Alcide on Print, Design and Industry Mentors

Andy and Natalie at the GCSF Spring Fling-print-media-centr

“This is the best industry in the world.” Those were the words of Natalie Alcide, a young graphic communications student and valedictorian of her class at the New York City College of Technology (City Tech). If you’re an elder in your professional tribe, you’re doing your duty when your heirs speak in this way. I […]

Rotolito Lombarda and HP PageWide Press Share Some Inkjet LOVE at Hunkeler Innovation Days


One of the biggest reasons I became a member of the HP Page Wide Press fan club is their customers. These daring, creative, and forward thinking printers took a leap into the land of inkjet possibilities long before the technology was in fashion. They pushed the boundaries of the expected and literally created applications with HP PageWide Presses that in […]

Holograms and Print – An Interview with Scott Manduck of VideoPlusPrint


I (virtually) met Scott Manduck of Video Plus Print a year or so ago. I was exploring the prospect of using video brochures in a campaign. He noticed my interest and sent me a LinkedIn message. We kept in touch and recently I received an email from his company that included a video of a new […]

Beacon Technology: The Next Wave of Interactive Marketing is Here

Print Media Centr - Radius - scan beacon

When I decided to write a column on recent use and discussion of QR codes, I knew I wanted to follow it with a piece about fresher technology that is used with similar intent. Beacon technology was the first thing that came to mind. I thought of beacons in part because several people I had […]

Canon Unleashes Print and Voyager at drupa 2016


I caught up with Eric Hawkinson, Senior Director of Marketing at Canon Solutions America, Production Print Solutions, and tossed him a few questions about drupa to share with you. Without a doubt, one of the most buzz-worthy subjects throughout the Messe was Voyager, a prototype inkjet press Canon had in their booth. I’m not fully versed in […]

1/1 Interview with Sabine Geldermann – Director, drupa


Thanks to my new best friend Anne Meerboth-Maltz from Messe Düsseldorf North America, I was able to score an interview with Sabine Geldermann Director drupa & Global head Printing Technology, Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. Needless to say with drupa only 2 months away, I am extremely grateful that both of these amazing women took the time to share some cool […]

Exclusive Interview: Benny Landa on Success and Innovation


Yesterday afternoon I had the distinct honor to be on a short list, for a short call, with Mr. Benny Landa and Yishai Amir, CEO, The Landa Group. They were on hand to discuss the new presses and technology that are sure to be the epicenter of drupa 2016 buzz. You can read all about […]