Although corrugated seems an unlikely market for inkjet, inkjet presses rapidly gained popularity. Find out why.
In a series of articles we look at inkjet printing technology in several packaging segments. Last time we had a look at the large market for folding carton print – today it is a bit more specialised: beverage can printing.
High speed inkjet already outstrips most sheetfed offset. With run lengths falling, do we really need to go faster?
The opportunity for inkjet in folding carton is huge and growing. Here’s what you need to know to get in the game. First in a series on packaging segments by Ralf Schlözer.
Posters, banners, signage – there is a large group of print applications that are based on a large format, unfolded sheet and usually printed single sided. Admittedly, what exactly constitutes a “large format” is up for discussions.
Here’s a handy round up of the major launched os inkjet label and packaging presses in 2020 from Ralf Schlozer.
In November, Xerox announced a few upgrades to the Baltoro inkjet press and a whole slew of new technical terms. Here’s the decoder.
Ralf Schlozer provides an overview of the light-to-mid production inkjet devices making an impact in the European market.
The lockdown took a big toll on the printing industry but some recovery has set in already. In this article, Ralf assesses the production volume and print application impact for Europe.
The dynamics of the diverse and growing label market is promoting digital print. The right choice of device is critical however to participate in a wider range of print opportunities.
Stemming from two well-known parent companies, the Koenig & Bauer Durst joint venture might be less well known. The company bundles the digital packaging print activities and has launched several interesting inkjet products for packaging print. This article gives some background on the joint venture and an overview on the activities.
Look at your production capabilities and especially at the sales & distribution channel to generate the orders. Like getting through the COVID-19 crisis: it takes a common effort.
In previous editions of this series I wrote about the main applications production inkjet is being used for, focusing mostly on roll-fed inkjet – the dominant production method so far. This is different for cutsheet inkjet, which is far more versatile and is used across a number of applications.
For a young company, Mouvent has a remarkably strong heritage in digital printing. With the great flexibility and scalability of the Mouvent clusters it is no surprise that Mouvent is aiming for a much wider range of products such as folding carton, flexible packaging and corrugated.
This June, Kodak announced the launch of their latest device: the Prosper Ultra 520, fulfilling their promise to “double down on digital.” We take a deep dive on the device specs and what makes Kodak’s latest offering remarkable.
In June Domino introduced the X630i, its first digital inkjet product offering for corrugated. Domino joins an increasingly crowded field of post-print cut-sheet inkjet presses for corrugated. Get an overview of this new offer and an overview of the current corrugated field.
One of the fastest growing markets in commercial print is online printing. It rather describes a process than a type of printing company or print application, but yet we tend to know what is meant with the term: a printing company that conducts the majority of their transactions via a web interface.
More than ever, inkjet provides a creative avenue for businesses to produce marketing in a cost effective way while adding value add and personalisation for various print products they would not have considered before.
With MBO Komori is acquiring a solid post-press equipment manufacturer, having achieved sales of €51.7 million in 2018. This is helping to diversify the Komori product portfolio. MBO serves a fairly stable market as folding is an essential part of many print production processes regardless of using analogue or digital print. MBO can also be a door opener into printing companies Komori had no good access to before.
Ralf Schlozer looks at how uptake for inkjet differs based on the packaging market addressed and identifies rapid changes happening in the market. Includes highlights of major adopters of various inkjet packaging technologies.
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