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Tim Greene

Research Director, Hardcopy Solutions

Tim Greene is a Research Director within IDC's Hardcopy Solutions group. Greene is responsible for coverage of the large format printing, 3D printing, and digital signage markets. Greene's research and insights help companies in these areas understand and take action on digital transformation of their business. Greene joined IDC in 2014.


Prior to joining IDC Mr. Greene was the director of the large format printing research service at InfoTrends where he covered large format printing on a worldwide basis for over 17 years. In that role Greene conducted primary research studies for syndicated services, multi-client studies, and custom consulting engagements for clients around the world. Signature projects include annual worldwide large format printer survey work with FESPA, demand-side studies with Large Format Print Buyers (Who Buys Wide Format), Distribution channel studies, and studies of regional markets, Prior to joining InfoTrends Greene was a consultant with BIS Strategic Decision and GIGA Information Group covering the digital printing market.


  • BSBA in Management from Northeastern University
  • Frequent author to multiple media outlets such as Digital Output, Screen Printing, Dealer Communicator. Quoted in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and CNBC.
  • Frequent speaker at Industry events such as China OOH, SGIA, and FESPA.
HP Inc. Unveils Latex Flatbed

May 2018 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43829818

by: Tim Greene

Since it was introduced 10 years ago, HP Inc.'s Latex printing technology has changed the large format digital printing market. At FESPA, HP Inc. introduced the Latex flatbed, which could change the large format market all over again.
EFI Opens New Facility, Poised for Growth

May 2018 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43807618

by: Tim GreeneMax Pepper

This week, EFI hosted an event for press and analysts as it opened a large, new Londonderry, New Hampshire, inkjet division headquarters. The new facility solves some of the company's operational problems and positions the company for expan...
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North American Large Format Printer Forecast, 2018–2022

May 2018 - Market Forecast - Doc # US43741118

by: Tim Greene

This IDC study provides LFP data collected directly from vendors, which forms the basis for this study's 2018 market sizing and 2018–2022 forecast. "Today's large format printing solutions isn't typically just faster — it is able to do more...
This IDC Web Conference examines the 3D printing market in 2018 and beyond. 3D printing solutions have moved well beyond prototyping to become prevalent within and across multiple industries. End users will realize the long-term value this ...
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