Thomas Printworks is a different kind of printing company that takes an unusual perspective on print markets. While many companies categorize themselves as a particular type of printer, direct mail, commercial books, etc., Thomas Printworks looks at the customers they want to capture and how to do the most for those customers. In terms of printing applications and technology, they simply look at large format and “small format.” This article discusses the digital print portfolio the company uses to deliver solutions of all sizes to a wide range of customers and what they have learned from investing in inkjet.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Press release from the issuing company Domino continues to grow its Digital Printing business. Approaching 1,000 worldwide installations of their Generation 6 inkjet platform, Domino is …
Mary Schilling and Elizabeth Gooding will be talking about all the weird and wonderful things that are possible with inkjet. Expect lots of examples of cool applications and things you will want to know if you are thinking about branching out.
With full color production inkjet, advanced composition, and customer facing message management tools readily available, sophisticated variable messaging is not a technical challenge. The problem is that companies have been teaching their customers to ignore the message areas for years, and now they need them to pay attention.
Lois shares her insights on changes in the sales process as well as changes in sales training to get teams the tools and tactics they need.
Tim Curtis of CohereOne delivered a data-driven and compelling presentation on the value of print in the multi-channel direct marketing ecosystem at the 2020 Inkjet Summit. Learn how print improves digital campaigns and how you can benefit.
Across the spectrum of B2C and B2B, when consumers couldn’t find their preferred product at their preferred retailer, they changed their shopping behavior: many consumers have tried a different brand or shopped at a different retailer in the past few months by necessity. Here’s the scary part for a lot of retailers – they may never switch back. Mailing less catalogs puts brands at risk – but continuing to mail catalogs without knowing the right products and messaging are getting to the right people is also risky. Here how Land’s End is striking the right balance for their brand.
Direct mailers are heavily invested in inkjet. In the US 42% of direct mail page volume runs on inkjet – that’s only 6% behind offset and growing. Now, commercial printers …
Koenig & Bauer Durst GmbH has announced plans to bring the VariJET 106 to market. Launch plans include first beta site for new B1 VariJET press. Additional announcements include high performance possibilities available with Delta SPC 130 and CorruJET 170.
This week Canon launched the ProStream 1800, increasing productivity and successfully shifting the break-even point between offset and inkjet will exceeding the offset color gamut.
Konica Minolta announced the AccurioJet KM-1e digital color B2+ sheetfed LED UV inkjet production press, continuing its accelerated growth path within the industrial print market.
Pat and Elizabeth discuss all the places where software is essential in an inkjet environment, emphasizing that software is what turns you from just someone who owns a press into an inkjet innovator. However, in order to grow your business by enhancing your workflow, you first need to get the right software for your particular needs.
Last week, David Zwang, Editor of WhatTheyThink and Mary Schilling, Partner at Inkjet Insight provided an overview of new and exciting developments coming to market that address packaging during Inkjet Insight’s Inkjet Innovation week. Here’s an overview of top trends and market entrants in all segments of inkjet for packaging.
Get a high-level synopsis of the webinar “Opening New Markets with Sheet-Fed Inkjet Innovations,” covering the varied approaches to the market based on sheet size, print application segment and buyer profile. If your interest is piqued, you can listen to the full webinar and download the presentation for more details.
Learn how Global Graphics Direct software cuts out the middle-man in data transfer ushering in a new generation of speed and efficiency for inkjet OEMs and their customers.
Press Release from Issuing Company PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – June 2, 2020 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 …
We know that the print industry needs to get back to marketing our services, and we need to help our customers get back to marketing their services, but how do we adapt our marketing and our services to our new reality?
Roger Serrette the Customer Experience Center Director for Ricoh USA shares with us how he is managing in quaratine.
As the first members of the Inkjet Insight team began to shelter in place due to COVID-19, I asked them to share their personal stories. In our series “Profiles in …
If you intend to do a significant amount of mono printing on your inkjet device, check to see if the device caps the C,M,Y print heads when not in use. If head capping is not available, compare devices for the amount of ink wastage from CMYK spitting. Run test jobs and also check how this information is reported on estimating systems since they will be different.
We continue our Profiles in Quarantine series this week with Pete Basiliere. Pete knows that even little things can make a difference when trying to keep your community together.
With the introduction of two new VarioPPRINT iX models, Canon is focused squarely on the needs of general commercial printers for high image quality on a wide media range and flexibility to run mixed media jobs at full speed. Canon will continue to market and support the current VarioPrint+ iSeries in the appropriate markets along with the new VarioPRINT iX Series. The new devices will be ready to ship in July 2020. See overview and supporting white paper.
We continue our profiles in quarantine series with intrepid traveler, Pat McGrew. It seems to me that Pat is almost always on the road, but she too is doing her part by staying home and staying safe. Pat is sharing her home time with the fuzzy beneficiaries of Pat being grounded – her dogs. She has some thoughts about taking care of yourself and taking care of your business.
Next up in our profiles in quarantine is Lois Ritarossi who has been staying safe in Washington D.C. and showing off her cooking skills. She wants to make sure that printers are communicating continuously with their employees and customers.
Next up in our profiles in quarantine we find Ralf Schlozer who normally provides our European perspective on inkjet markets. While most people have been forced to stay home due …