Konica Minolta Canada releases fascinating interview with Professor Frank Romano

Konica Minolta Canada's Rebekah Fougere interviews Professor Frank Romano.
Konica Minolta Canada’s Rebekah Fougere interviews Frank Romano.

Earlier this year, Konica Minolta Canada had the opportunity to catch up with Professor Frank Romano at Cal Poly University in San Luis Obispo, California, where he’s teaching a course on digital printing. Professor Romano has spent over 58 years in the printing and publishing industries. Many know him best as the editor of the International Paper Pocket Pal, or from the hundreds of articles he’s written for publications – from North America and Europe to the Middle East to Asia and Australia.

In this insightful 20-minute video, Romano shares his views on the evolution of printing, the impact of the digital transformation, advancements in inkjet technologies, and the future of printing and packaging with Rebekah Fougere, Director of Marketing and Sales Support at Konica Minolta Business Solutions Canada. He also provides his candid opinion on Konica Minolta’s AccurioJet KM-1 and MGI Digital Finishing line. This is a fascinating interview that will especially benefit those involved in the commercial printing, packaging and publishing industries.

Professor Frank Romano has spent over 58 years in printing and publishing.
Professor Frank Romano has spent over 58 years in printing and publishing.

Romano is the author of 60 books, including the 10,000-term Encyclopedia of Graphic Communications (with Richard Romano), the standard reference in our industry. His books on QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign and PDF workflow were among the first in their fields. He has also authored the majority of books on digital printing. One of his books is an 800-page textbook for Moscow State University. He’s been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Times of London, USA Today, Business Week, Forbes, and many other newspapers and publications, as well as on TV and radio. He also contributes to InfoTrends with commentaries on the printing industry.

So grab a tea, coffee or soft drink, kick back and relax, and enjoy 20 minutes with one of our industry’s most knowledgeable, engaging – and entertaining – personalities at: https://youtu.be/1oKtrKzsAzQ.


Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.