Most inkjet printer manufacturers are either private (Durst) or part of a larger public company for which inkjet is only an element of their portfolio (HP, Canon, Ricoh, etc), so …
Chris Lynn continues his packaging series with a look at what has held inkjet back in
the label market and, by extension, what has caused even slower adoption in the rest of the
packaging market – and how these limitations are being overcome.
Chris Lynn explores the reasons why toner and inkjet account for under 10% of the volume of labels printed last year and why the label sector of the packaging market was the first to adopt digital technologies despite the uphill battle.
The package printing climate is changing, and waves of new technology are breaking on the shores of short-run work, but the packaging mainland is mostly unaffected so far. Chris Lynn offers insights on the packaging market for inkjet.
Contributing author Chris Lynn provides and insightful explanation of “Apparent Resolution”: what it means, how it came to be and whether or not it matters for your application segment when evaluating an inkjet press.
Inkjet printing is action at a distance. A convulsion of the piezo or a belch in the silicon chamber causes a droplet the size of a millionth of a teardrop …