Michael Maxwell

Dan Marx, Senior Editor of the Impressions Group, holds extensive knowledge of the graphic communications industry, resulting from his nearly three decades working closely with business owners, equipment and materials developers, and thought leaders.

Ray assists association members with information on digital printing as well as digital equipment, materials, and vendor referrals. He oversees training and certification workshops at PRINTING United Alliance. Ray is project manager for both the PDAA Certification program and the PRINTING United Alliance Digital Color Professional Certification program and is an instructor for the Color Management Boot Camps as well as a G7 expert. Ray regularly contributes to the Association's Journal and won the 2016 Swormstedt Award for Best in Class writing in the Digital Printing category. Ray was inducted into the Academy of Screen and Digital Printing Technologies (ASDPT) in 2020. He also works with SkillsUSA to conduct the National Competition for Graphics Imaging Sublimation. Outside of work, Ray enjoys biking, international cuisine and spending time with his three fantastic grandkids.

At one time, the only consideration when looking at digital printing with water-based inks was whether it was dye- or pigment-based. Fast forward to today and the choices are much broader and diverse. When deciding what printer or ink technology, remember it’s all about application, application, application.

As a part of its online Global Innovation Days Conference, equipment manufacturer Mimaki provided its take on a handful of imaging-focused segments, and announced new technologies and an initiative designed to expand what imaging technologies can do.

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