Steve Urmano Joins InfoTrends as Director of Its Wide-Format Printing Consulting Service
WEYMOUTH, MA—October 16, 2014—InfoTrends is pleased to announce that Steve Urmano has joined the company as director of the Wide Format Printing Consulting Service. In his role, Urmano will develop InfoTrends’ annual global market forecasts and quarterly trackers for the wide-format printing market. In addition, he will be responsible for writing analysis and conducting primary and custom research, bringing his extensive market experience to the large body of work that InfoTrends has completed in the wide-format market.
Before joining InfoTrends, Urmano worked at integrator Next Wave in product marketing in digitally printed textile applications with vendors Mimaki & Reggiani. Previous to this role, Urmano directed marketing at Mimaki USA, and Pantone/Pantone Asia where he developed channels for Sign Graphics, Industrial Printing, and Textile Applications. Urmano has been active in industry organizations and is a past member of the SGIA board of directors, having served since 2010.
“Steve comes to InfoTrends with broad sales and marketing experience in the wide-format market,” commented Jim Hamilton, group director for InfoTrends’ Production Consulting Services. “Steve’s market knowledge, industry contacts, and analytical style will suit him well for this role at InfoTrends.”
Commenting on his new role, Urmano said: “I’m exciting to be joining the InfoTrends team. I look forward to being able to apply my industry knowledge and expertise to help our clients develop and strengthen their businesses.”
Urmano's areas of expertise include: wide-format printing equipment and technologies; LED and inkjet (aqueous, solvent UV-curable); wide-format printing applications, including technical and graphics; printed electronics; wide-format digital printing market segments; inks, media, and coatings; supplies channels; and industry and competitive analysis.
InfoTrends is the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the imaging, document solutions, production print, and digital media industries. It provides insights and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and grow their business.