The Key Point Blog


Lindsey Naples

Using small businesses and 3D printing technology for my wedding

Crafting and personal props are just a very small drop in a very large bucket when it comes to Additive Manufacturing possibilities.



Carl Schell

Company continues transformation through products, services, positive energy, and honesty

Creating a sense of closeness at a big, in-person event can be difficult to pull off. Fortunately for Oscar Sanchez and everyone else at KYOCERA Document Solutions America who was involved with its most recent dealer meeting, they did so with relative ease.



Mark DiMattei

The COVID-19 pandemic and shortages in many areas have led to rocky times

The global supply chain is in danger and we are currently experiencing a crisis in regards to the global supply chain. We discuss in this infographic the steps it took to bring us to our current situation.



Carl Schell

Company adds managed print services capabilities to its MSP software

In many ways, this MPS upgrade represents a critical juncture in the company’s ongoing initiative to increase its dealer relationships and subscriber base. Moses and I discussed that, along with the premium Tigerpaw puts on automation and customization as well as details about the development cycle of the software’s new features and functions.



Eve Padula

Particularly for students, the method of reading impacts comprehension!

The pandemic has changed so much about how we work, shop, interact with one another, and even how we learn. We discuss here how digital learning has affected students and means to overcome these challenges.



Carl Schell & Jamie Bsales

Production print and digital transformation central to company’s new Client Engagement Center

Supply chain was a major topic of discussion. Along with production print, the agenda was heavy on digital transformation/managed IT and Rev’d Up, the company’s new dealer program.



Andrew Young

A quick recap of the three-day event

Document Strategy Forum (DSF) took place near Chicago at the Hyatt Regency Rosemont from April 4-6, 2022 and was the organization’s first in-person three-day event since DSF 2019 in Anaheim.



Carl Schell

Breaking down consolidation figures in the print industry

We have seen nine acquisitions this year in the US, which puts us on pace to be right around 2021’s total. Mega dealers made four of them, including UBEO’s purchase of Centric Business Systems in Maryland.



Johnny Shell

Value-based manufacturing and micro-factories are disrupting the norm

Large quantities of fashion and apparel items that are manufactured are not sold at full retail price. We make too much that does not sell, and the traditional volume-based manufacturing model is broken.



German Sacristan

Where is the print market going?

We are currently seeing times of uncertainty in the print industry due to different crises created by different sources. This blog explores the four trends that we believe will change the print ecosystem.