The Key Point Blog


Mark Davis

And why should businesses care?

Brands are pushing their sustainability messaging to win over consumers with like-minded values. We discuss here the influence that "green" initiatives can have on consumer decisions as well as what companies can do to get more out of their sustainability methods.



Kevin Karstedt

Plus, what needs to happen for digital printing to become more mainstream?

This year marks the eighth Digital Packaging Summit put on by the PRINTING United Alliance in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. We discuss here some of the key highlights of the show and our thoughts on the future of digital printing.



German Sacristan

Canon upgrades their portfolio with a new generation of digital color printers

At the PRINTING United Expo 2022 show, Canon revealed the next generation of its imagePRESS V series: the imagePRESS V900 and imagePRESS V1350. We discuss here some of the key features of these devices as well as their impact on the market.



Lindsey Naples

The what’s what within the packaging/digital printing industries

On the heels of PRINTING United, Keypoint Intelligence's Jean Lloyd sat down with Evandro Matteucci, Vice President and General Manager of Packaging and Building Materials at EFI. They discuss a variety of topics related to packaging, including EFI's Nozomi 14000 LED single-pass printer and market trends.



Tanya Sherman

Company continues promoting efficient and sustainable printing, regardless of segment

At PRINTING United 2022 last month, HP announced its latest family of wide format printing solutions: the HP Latex 2700 series. We discuss here some of the key features as well as the device's perceived impact on the market.



Lindsey Naples

Just in case, Shutterstock has partnered with OpenAI

Shutterstock has announced a partnership with OpenAI to begin selling AI generated images.



Carl Schell

Company leader details recent acquisition, recent partnership, and things beyond print

One of Keypoint Intelligence’s goals for 2022 was to strengthen our portfolio. Yeah, I know, it sounds super generic because that could easily be a goal of companies in any industry around the world, but the reality is that we are evolving in concert with the voice of the customer.



Keypoint Intelligence

Some takeaways from a few analysts who attended

The most recent PRINTING United Expo was held in Las Vegas from October 19-21. We discuss here some of our favorite exhibits from the event.



Greg Cholmondeley

New research uncovers challenges and opportunities in the production print market

More detailed analysis shows that in-plants are more likely to use print MIS features for workflow management and fulfillment. In contrast, commercial PSPs tend to primarily use print MIS for estimating.



Johnny Shell

New developments are closing in on analog print volumes

Since the introduction of DTG over 20 years ago, the biggest complaint from screen printers has been that “it’s too slow”—but these newer systems may just be the decisive factor for many.