The Key Point Blog

02/01/2022

Eric Zimmerman

Narrowing in on wide format with all of them

At the 22nd Annual EFI Connect conference in Las Vegas, Director Eric Zimmerman noticed three themes that drove the event. His blog explores these ideas of innovation, global trends, and the shift to digital alongside other key EFI initiatives.

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01/31/2022

Keypoint Intelligence

Solutions include localizing the supply chain and simplifying product design

Intercontinental supply chains rely on logistical arrangements that make them vulnerable to more potential threats than simple domestic ones. This infographic explores the top eight ways vendors can move past supply chain issues.

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01/31/2022

Johnny Shell

A brief recap of the Impressions Expo - Long Beach show

Didn’t get to attend Impressions Expo - Long Beach? Here is a quick recap of major highlights from the show floor.

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01/31/2022

German Sacristan

Inkjet and electroinks stop paper from being recycled

Deinking is a process that some paper mills use to separate the ink from the paper so it can be reused, but can some leftover ink really render the material unable to be recycled?

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01/28/2022

Mark DiMattei

It’s 2022: Do you know where your data’s been?

This blog discusses the National Cybersecurity Alliance’s Data Privacy Week and provides general ideas on how businesses can better utilize client data ethically.

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01/27/2022

Keypoint Intelligence

…And looking forward to retirement

In this blog, Keypoint Intelligence's Director for the Communication Supplies Consulting Service John Shane reflects on his career before his retirement.

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01/25/2022

Lee Davis

Shortages and delays are a problem, but the industry should meet demand

While many businesses are utilizing scanners for their hybrid offices, supply chain delays and semiconductor shortages have made producing more devices difficult. This blog explores the document scanner supply chain dilemma and how OEMs and vendors can meet demand.

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01/25/2022

Jamie Bsales

Supply chain woes shed light on a problem 30 years in the making

The issue of offshoring semiconductor manufacturing to Asia-Pacific has been growing for years. This blog explores the dangers of centralizing chip production to one location as well as the steps taken to rectify the problem.

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01/17/2022

Lee Davis

Scanner revenue and scanner shipments are up

According to Keypoint Intelligence’s recent forecasts, overall placements were flat, overall revenues fell, but placements grew. This blog takes a look at how scanners changed over the last year.

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01/14/2022

Johnny Shell

First major decorated apparel exhibition since the COVID-19 pandemic started

The Impressions Expo will return to the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA. This blog explores some of the key OEMs as well as challenges that the show will have to overcome.

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