Graphic Arts Trade Magazine Articles by Dennis E. Mason

Mason’s Musings: Some Observations from EFI Connect Graphics of the Americas, and Dscoop9. American Printer. Summer 2014. p.28ff.

Bid or Sell? Printing Industries of America: The Magazine. August 2014. p.14ff.

Making Metallics More Profitable Flexo. July 2014. p.56ff.

Print Rocks at GOA 2014. Graphics of the Americsas ExpoNewZ. GOA Wrap-up Issue. April/May 2014. p.1ff.
(Also in Spanish: ¡La Impresión fue la sensación en GOA 2014! Graphics of the Americas ExpoNewZ. GOA Wrap-up Issue. April/May 2014. p.1ff.

Walking the Aisles at GOA: Attendees Speak Out. Graphics of the Americsas ExpoNewZ. GOA Wrap-up Issue. April/May 2014. p.7.
(Also in Spanish: ¡La Impresión fue la sensación en GOA 2014! Graphics of the Americas ExpoNewZ. GOA Wrap-up Issue. April/May 2014. p.1ff.

Maximize Your Visit at GOA 2014. Graphics of the Americas ExpoNewZ. Edition 2. February 27, 2014. p.4.
(Also in Spanish: Saque el mayor provecho de su visita a GOA 2014. Graphics of the Americas ExpoNewZ. Edition 2. February 27, 2014. p.4.

OKI Data Americas & Color-Logic Collaborate at GOA. Graphics of the Americas ExpoNewZ. Edition 1. February 2014. p.14.
(Also in Spanish: OKI Data Americas & Color-Logic colaboran en GOA. Graphics of the Americas ExpoNewZ. Edition 1. February 2014. p.14.

Seminars Present Learning Opportunities in Miami Beach. Graphics of the Americas ExpoNewZ. Edition 1. February 2014. p.7.
(Also in Spanish: Los seminaries presentan oportunidades de aprendizaje en Miami Beach. Graphics of the Americas ExpoNewZ. Edition 1. February 2014. p.7.

Capturing Customer Data. Printing Industries of America 2014 Forecast Part 1: Trends and Tactics. January 2014. p.12ff.

Mason’s Musings: That’s Show Business. American Printer. Winter 2014. p.18ff.

Mason’s Musings: A Contrarian Takes on 3D Printing and Other Controversies.  American Printer. Edition 2, 2013. p.18ff.

Selling Everything You Do.  Printing Industries of America 2013 Forecast Part 2:The Print Production Process. July 2013. p.7ff.

All Eyes on Landa. Graphics of the Americas Daily Expo Newz.  Issue 1, February 2013.  (Also in Spanish: Todas las miradas en Landa. Graphics of the Americas Expo Newz. Issue 1, February 2013.)

Could Prototyping Be the Niche You Need? American Printer. Edition 1, 2013. p.26ff.

Roll Your Own. American Printer. Edition 1, 2013. p.18ff.

Technology and the Hammer. Printing Industries of America 2013 Forecast Part 1: Trends and Tactics. January 2013. p.32ff.

Reflections on drupa. 2012 Forecast Part 2: The Print Production Process.September 2012. p.17ff.

Defining Disintermediation. American Printer. Summer 2012. p.24.

New Print Process Creates Striking Wine Labels. Practical Winery & Vineyard Journal. Summer 2012. p.46ff.

Seven Myths about Marketing. Printing Industries of America 2012 Forecast Part 1: Trends and Tactics. January 2012. p.50ff.

Plug-In to Graphic Design: Programs Create Special Effects. Printing Industries of America 2011 Forecast Part 2: The Print Production Process. September 2011. p.14ff.

Take Your Business to the Next Level at FESPA Americas. Graphics of the Americas Show Daily. February 25-26, 2011. p.1. (Also in Spanish: Lleve su negocio al siguiente nivel en FESPA Américas. Graphics of the Americas Show Daily. February 25-26, 2011. p.1.25-26, 2011. p.1.)

What Are You? Flexible or Rigid? Printing Industries of America 2011 Forecast Part 1: Trends and Tactics. January 2011. p.28ff.

GOA Opening Day a Hit! Graphics of the Americas Show Daily.January 26-27, 2010. p.1.

Print Business Management Software—How Does It Fit? Printing Industries of America 2010 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. January 2010. p.27ff.

Meanwhile…Back at the [Label] Ranch. Printing Industries of America 2010 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. January 2010. p.67ff.

The Digital Workflow: Partners in Progress. Label & Narrow Web. November/December 2009. p. 44

Update Your Legacy. Printing Industries of America: The Magazine. August/September 2009. p.7 ff. Reprinted in Printing Equipment Guide. October 16, 2009. p 22 ff.

Update Your Legacy. Printing Industries of America: The Magazine. August/September 2009. p.7 ff.

Charles Darwin and Printing. Printing Industries of America: The Magazine. June/July 2009. p.30 ff.

Graphics of the Americas: Show Within a Show ’09. Graphics Update.March-April 2009. p.10 ff.

A Guide to Sleeping Better at Night. Printing Industries of America 2009 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. February/March 2009. p.105

Wrapping Up the Print Job. Printing Industries of America 2009 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. February/March 2009. p.107.

Chinese Print Market Going Strong. Printing News. December 1, 2008. p.1 ff.

AdColor Changes As Industry Changes. IPA Bulletin. September-October 2008. p.32 ff.

Matters of State: New Jersey. Printing News. June 23, 2008. p.1ff.

Graphics of the Americas ’08 Show Within a Show. Graphics Update. March-April 2008. p.21 ff.

Matters of State: New York. Printing News. March 31, 2008. p.1 ff.

Peering into the drupa Crystal Ball. PIA/GATF 2008 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. February 2008. p.5 ff.

A New Way to Print Metallics. PIA/GATF 2008 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. February 2008. p.103.

Global Report: India. Printing News. December 3, 2007. p.1ff.

Matters of State: Pennsylvania—Historic Roots, Modern-Day Innovation. Printing News. November 26, 2007. p.1ff.

Global Report: China. Printing News. October 29, 2007. p.1ff.

Meeting Mirrors Industry Changes. NAPL Business Review. September 2007. p.44 ff.

Matters of State: Minnesota. Printing News. September 3, 2007. p.4 ff

Business Management: Offset and Beyond. PIA/GATF Management Portfolio. July/August 2007. p.10 ff.

Global Report: Germany’s Print Industry. Printing News. July 9, 2007. p.1ff.

2007 Graphics of the Americas: Show Within a Show – Postpress. PAF Graphics Update. July 2007. p.15 ff.

2007 Graphics of the Americas: Show Within a Show – Prepress; Flexo. PAF Graphics Update. July 2007. p.15 ff.

2007 Graphics of the Americas: Show Within a Show – Designers. PAF Graphics Update. July 2007. p.16

The Forecast from Print Outlook. Printing News. April 30, 2007. p.1ff.

Matters of State: New York. Printing News. April 23, 2007. p.1ff.

Matters of State: Massachusetts. Printing News. April 16, 2007. p.1ff.

2007 Graphics of the Americas: Show Within a Show – Digital Printing; Presses; Software; Kodak Interview with Jeff Hayzlett. PAF Graphics Update. March/April 2007. p.20 ff.

Beyond Conventional Wisdom. GATFWorld: PIA/GATF 2007 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. February 2007. p.82ff.

Looking for Technology. GATFWorld: PIA/GATF 2007 Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. February 2007. p.99ff.

Digital Smart Factory Melds Technology and Marketing. Printing News. February 5 2007. p.1ff.

Denault Outlines Key Industry Challenges. NAPL Business Review. December 2006. p.64

Matters of State: Illinois and Printing. Printing News. October 9, 2006. p.1ff.

Global Report: Asia. Printing News. September 25, 2006. P.1ff.

Global Report: A Perspective from Germany. Printing News. July 10, 2006. p.1ff.

IPEX 2006—Big Showing in Britain. Printing Impressions. May 2006

Globalization in the Printing Industry. GATFWorld: PIA/GATF 2006 Technology Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. February, 2006. p.4ff

Adding Value Through Specialty Finishing. GATFWorld: PIA/GATF 2006 Technology Forecast: Technology, Trends, Tactics. February, 2006. p.72ff.

Stevenson, The Color Company, Invokes Disaster Plan. IPA Bulletin. November/December 2005. p.36ff.

Printers Divulge Digital Smart Factory Successes. Printing News. July 18, 2005. p.9.

IPA Keeps Pace with Industry. Printing News. July 4, 2005. p.1ff

Xerox Show Takes the High Road. Printing News. May 16, 2005. p.1ff.

R&E Council Bindery Conference Touts Diversification, Automation. Printing News. April 25, 2005. p. 12ff

Web Printing at Mid-Decade. Printing Impressions: Web Offset Special Report. April, 2005. p.Cff

The 8th World Print and Communications Conference. PIA/GATF Management Portfolio. March-April 2005. p.10ff

Chinese Market Presence Sets the Stage for WPC Event. Printing News. March 7, 2005. p.1ff

Harvesting New Customers. GATFWorld: 2005 GATF Technology Forecast. February 2005. p. 68

Forecast 2005: Technology Outlook in the Year of Print. Graphic Arts Monthly. January 2005, p.22ff. (Contributor)

The Postpress Segment is Far From Finished. Printing Views. September 2004, p.6ff. Also in Southern Graphics, September 2004, p.6ff; Printing Journal, September 2004, p.6ff; and Print & Graphics, September 2004, p.6ff.

Special Report: Soft Proofing: Color-Managed Soft Proofing Set To Present at Graph Expo. Printing News. August 30, 2004. p.1ff.

Special Report—Workflow. An Interview with James E. Harvey: The Standard Bearer. Printing Views. August 2004. p.14ff. Also in Southern Graphics, August 2004, p.14ff; Printing Journal, August 2004, p.14ff; and Print & Graphics, August 2004, p.14ff.

Finishing: Far From Finished. Printing News. July 26, 2004. p.1ff.

Special Report – Workflow. An Interview with James E Harvey: The Standard Bearer. Printing News. June 21, 2004. p.1ff.

Building better Binderies. Printing Impressions. June 2004. p.46ff.

Getting a Jump on drupa 2004. Interview in Web Offset Association supplement to Printing Impressions. April 2004. p.Hff.

Fighting the One-to-One Information Battle. Printing News. March 8, 2004. p.8ff; also in Printing Views, March 2004, p.12ff.

Where Has All The Printing Gone? GATFWorld: 2004 GATF Technology Forecast. February 2004. p.12ff.

Printers Looking at the Short-Run Trend Must Look Into Binding. Southern Graphics. January 2004. p.12; also in Print & Graphics, January 2004, p.12;Printing Journal, January 2004, p.12; and Printing Views, January 2004, p.12

On-demand Printing Demands On-demand Binding. Printing News. December 15, 2003. p.1ff.

Pressroom Issues Draw Industry Executives to R&E Event. Printing News. December 8, 2003. p.1ff; also in Graphics Network Printing Views, December 2003. p.5ff and in Print & Graphics, December 3, 2003. p.6ff.

Endorsements for ‘Lean’ Practices Abound in the Printing Industry. Printing Views. October 2003. p.1ff.

Printer-Customer Interface Gets a Lift from Technology. Printing News. September 15, 2003. p.1ff. Also in Printing Views, October 2003. p.12; Southern Graphics, October 2003. p.12; Printing Journal, October 2003. p.12; and Print & Graphics, October 2003. p.12.

Lights Out in the Smart Factory. PrintAction. August 2003. p.16.

Sheetfed Conference Offers Insights For A Bad Economy. Printing Views. August 2003. p.1ff . Also in Southern Graphics. August 2003. p1ff.

Workflow – Defining Print’s Future. Printing News. July 28, 2003. p.1ff. Also in Printing Views. August 2003. p.9ff; Print & Graphics, August 2003. p. 9ff.

Image Capture Update: A Good Scan is Hard to Find – Until Now. Printing News. May 19, 2003, p.1ff

Bindery Community Puts It Forward. PrintAction. May, 2003. p.26ff.

Annual IPA Marketing and Sales Conference Hits the Mark. Printing News. March 3, 2003. p.1ff

Holistic Printing. GATFWorld: 2003 GATF Technology Forecast. February 2003. p.37ff.

The Word from Print Outlook 03. Dealer Communicator. February 2003. p. 11ff.

Slow Growth is Better than No Growth. PrintAction. January 2003. p. 18ff.

Print Finishing: An Opportunity for Growth and Profit. Instant & Small Commercial Printer. January 2003, p 28ff.

Playing for Keeps With Wide-Format Proofers. Printing News. October 21, 2002. p.11ff

The Importance of Postpress Training. Southwest Graphics. September-October 2002. p.11ff.

Harmonious Coexistence: Pair Your Color Management Software And Your Hardware. Printing News. August 19, 2002. p.10.

The Workflows, They Are A-Changin’. Printing Views. August 2002. p.1ff. Also in Print & Graphics, August 2002, p.1ff, Printing Journal, August 2002, p.1ff, and Southern Graphics, August 2002. p1ff.

Training Day: 44th Annual R&E Council Bindery, Finishing & Distribution Seminar Focuses On The Importance Of Postpress Training. BookTech The Magazine. July/August 2002. p.36ff.

The Workflows, They Are A-Changin’. Printing News. July 22, 2002. p.6ff.

IPEX 2002: Advancements in Printing, Workflows, Take Center Stage at Global Show. Printing Views. June 2002. p.1ff. Also in Print & Graphics, June 2002, p.1ff and Printing Journal, June 2002, p.1ff.

Attendance Down, Technology Up at IPEX. Printing News. April 29, 2002. p.1ff.

Print Outlook 2002—Explosive Growth of Information is Major Force. The Prepress Bulletin. January/February 2002. p.16ff.

London Litho (Interview). Dealer Communicator. January 2002. p.10.

Special Report: Postpress Equipment—The Search for the Newest Machines in Postpress Ends in Chicago. Printing News. December 2001. p.8ff. Also in Print & Graphics, December 2001, p.8ff and Printing Journal, December 2001, p.8ff.

Reflections. PrintAction. October 2001. p.28.

R&E Council Tours Pittsburgh’s Carnegie-Mellon Robotics Lab; Hears from printCafe Management. Printing News. October 29, 2001. p.6

Digital Asset Management—Take 2. GATF EPS Newsletter. September/October 2001. p.12ff.

Get Ready To Look At The Numbers. Inside Finishing. August/September 2001. p.7.

The Digital Smart Factory. PrintAction. August 2001. p.8.

R&E Council and GCA Advance the Digital Smart Factory’s Agenda at Orlando Meeting. Printing News. July 9, 2001. p.1ff.

WOA Meeting Features Lou Holtz Keynote. Printing Views. July 2001. p.29ff.

Business by the Numbers. Inside Finishing. May/June 2001. p.21ff.

Printers Urged To Adopt IT and the Digital Future at Annual WOA Meeting. Printing News. May 21, 2001. p.1ff.

Employees Come First In Finishing. Canadian Printer. May 2001.

Jobbing Out: Ideas that Generate Revenue. Instant & Small Commercial Printer. May 2001. p.36ff.

The Quick Print Show Plus PMA 2001—Not Your Father’s Quick Print Show. PrintImage Network. March 2001. p.11.

Taking Time to Smell the Roses. Quick Print Products. February 2001. p.36.

R&E Council Explores Critical Trends. GATF World. January/February 2001. p.21ff.

GraphExpo Executive Outlook. PrintAction. November 2000. p.23

R&E Council Celebrates Its Golden Anniversary; Explores Critical Trends. Printing News. November 6, 2000. p.1ff.

Executive Outlook at GraphExpo 2000. PrintImage Network. November 2000. p.14.

An SRO Crowd Hears R&E Council Analyze Trends Over Breakfast. Printing News. October 16, 2000. p.1ff.

North American Printing at the Turn of the Century. Graphix (South Africa). October 2000. p.39ff.

R&E’s Binding, Finishing and Distribution Seminar Hits the Mark. Binding, Finishing & Distribution. September/October 2000. p.18ff.

Direct to Plate? Been There! Done That! Printing News. September 25, 2000. p.17ff. Also Printing Views, October 2000. p.18ff.

Shopping in Chicago? A Look Back at drupa Shows 2000’s Debuts. Printing Views. September 2000. p.18ff. Also in Print & Graphics, September 2000, p.18ff and Printing Journal, September 2000, p.18ff.

Integration Taking Hold in the Digital Smart Factory, But Slowly. Printing News. August 28, 2000. p.1ff.

Prepress 2000. GATF EPS Newsletter. July/August 2000. p.3ff. (Collaboration with Deanna Gentile.)

A Bindery Tour of drupa 2000. PrintAction. July 2000. p.24ff.

ProFile: E-files to Print. Quick Print Products. June 2000. p.25. Also in PrintImage International Official 2000 Conference Guide.

Rethinking The Bindery. PrintAction. June 2000. p.20

Technology Wows Bindery Conference. PrintAction. June 2000. p.24.

‘Critical Trends’ Discussed at drupa Breakfast. Printing News. June 12, 2000. p.1ff.

Industry Commentary: Time to Rethink the P? GATF EPS Newsletter. May/June 2000. p.2ff.

R&E Bindery Seminar Details Postpress Challenges, Opportunities. Printing News. May 15, 2000. p.10ff.

Don’t Miss Out on a Print Order. Job it Out! Instant & Small Commercial Printer. May 2000. p.32ff.

Not A Stone Age Printer. Printing Impressions. April 2000. p.98ff.

Derby City Litho: Managing A Family Affair. Instant & Small Commercial Printer. April 2000. p.61ff.

PAF Puts On A Trade Show For The New Millennium. Southern Graphics. March 2000. p.1ff.

ProFile: It’s Their Baby. Quick Print Products. March 2000. p.50.

Technology Hot Spots: Digital Asset Management—What Happened? GATF EPS Newsletter. January/February 2000. p.3ff.

ProFile: Winning Calendars. Quick Print Products. February 2000. p.24.

General Litho Services: Remaking Itself Via Automated Manager. Printing Impressions. January 2000. p.66.