The Key Point Blog

Sam Keller

Breaking down the market segments in the packaging and labels industry

A longtime leader in the digital print and inkjet industry, Jean Lloyd is the global Principal Analyst of our Packaging & Labels Division. We discuss here some of her current and upcoming projects, as well as get her expert opinion on the packaging market.
Priya Gohil

Bringing added value and efficiency to the packaging market

Earlier this year, HP introduced the HP PageWide C550 to the industrial packaging world: A next generation post-print press built on the successful field-proven technology of its C500 predecessor. We discuss here the impact this new device can have on the market with David Tomer, General Manager of Post-Print Corrugated Solutions at HP.
Johnny Shell

New printer attempts to boost sustainable digital textile printing

Kyocera Corporation recently held a press conference in Japan to unveil its vision for the future of textile printing—one of being in harmony with nature and reducing the environmental impact of textile printing.
Peter Mayhew

Konica Minolta refreshes its bizhub copier range

Whether it’s “reused,” “refurbished,” “reconditioned,” or “remanufactured,” the lexicon has become a little stale. So, when the positive sounding “refreshed” entered into copier vocabulary, we wanted to know more.
Jamie Bsales

The newly discovered vulnerability has a fix, but customers must take action

Versions of PaperCut Software’s popular PaperCut MF and PaperCut NG output management platforms have two newly discovered security vulnerabilities that have allowed a ransomware gang to target education customers.
Eric Zimmerman

How to make printing wide format the fun stuff to do

With wide format printing involving a great deal of customization, personalization, and design efforts, the ever-increasing demand for immediate delivery is creating some unique challenges for PSPs. We discuss here the top three methods of managing turnaround expectations from print buyers.
Kris Alvarez

Making sure that sustainability in print is really doing what it claims

Sustainability labels can help to mitigate any ethical risks associated with their products and help push forward systemic change. We discuss here the differences between the FSC and SFI labels as well as the effect of sustainability practices in the industry.
Sam Keller

A sneak preview of a recently published forecast and testing of FADGI compliance

Lee Davis has been an Associate Director for Keypoint Intelligence since April 2015. We discuss here some of his thoughts on the scanner market and our testing practices (including FADGI compliance).
Lindsey Naples

Keypoint Intelligence attends, reviews, and makes connections

Described as “North America’s largest and most influential Additive Manufacturing event” on its website, RAPID + TCT 2023 was held in Chicago from May 2-4, 2023. We discuss here some of the key features of the event as well as the impact they can have on the market.
Carl Schell

More on Keypoint Intelligence’s exploration into additive manufacturing

An object printed with 3D technology is cool to hold and inspect, no matter what it is. Understanding everything there is to know about additive manufacturing, however, can be daunting.