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June 6, 2023

Let Data Drive your Print Quality Comparisons

Mary Schilling discusses objective inkjet print quality comparisons and the benefits of a data-driven approach. Objective print quality analysis provides clear comparative data and removes all personal bias and visual subjective deficiencies when reviewing prints off competing inkjet devices. Inkjet beauty is more than skin deep!
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May 24, 2023

Professional Mail Services’ Paul Hamilton on Inkjet Equipment Expansion

Lois Ritarossi talks with Paul Hamilton of Professional Mail Services about the criteria driving his expansion of his inkjet equipment as Professional Mail Services pursues new application areas.
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May 23, 2023

Data, Data, Everywhere! But…

Every business has data. CCM specialists, print specialists, and multi-channel producers have data coming out of their ears. There is customer data, job data, inventory data, machine data, color data, financial data. Oh my! All the data impacts your ability to produce the work. Get control of the data to improve processes, become more efficient, and drive more profit!
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May 18, 2023

Voice of the Customers: 4 Screen Customers Share Inkjet Automation Experience

In this video sponsored by Screen, Lois Ritarossi talks with Scott Braunstein of Data-Mail, Joe Maloy of Polaris Direct, Paul Hamilton of Professional Mail Services, and Kent Larson of Bridgeport National Bindery about their experiences with production inkjet printing and goals for workflow automation.
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May 17, 2023

April 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

We have 19, quite varied, press installs at 19 companies to talk about for April. Companies investing in inkjet include 9 in the United States, 7 in the European Union and 1 each in Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
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May 10, 2023

Voice of the Customer: Sattler Premium Print’s Christian Haneke on Portfolio Expansion

In this video sponsored by Ricoh, Lois Ritarossi talks with Sattler Premium Print’s Christian Haneke, about the company’s expansion to provide a broad portfolio of applications and services including leaflets, catalogs and magazines, direct mail, and logistics.
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May 4, 2023

Optimising inkjet paper supply with autosplicers

With inkjet moving into high quality, commercial print the prerequisites have changed. Faster speeds trigger more roll changes. Frequent paper changes and high productivity requirements call for automated solutions.
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May 3, 2023

PrintMail Solution on Driving Growth with Inkjet and Supplier Partners

Gretchen Renaud discusses PrintMail Solution’s inkjet goals, expanding opportunities and aligning with vendor partners. She also considers the challenges that can accompany these goals. 
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April 26, 2023

Inkjet Insight presents an Inkjet Explainer webinar featuring Mark Bale and Elizabeth Gooding

Despite the availability of more inkjet presses to serve more markets than ever before, the demand for customized solutions is growing. Custom, or bespoke, systems may be as simple as adding inkjet heads to some form of analog press (customized), or completely purpose-built solutions (bespoke).
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April 25, 2023

Inline Quality Control for Inkjet

High end inkjet printers are increasingly addressing commercial print and high-end mailing markets, where print quality and consistency are paramount. Inline quality control systems can assure high print quality and additionally provide a quicker start-up and fewer manual interventions.
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April 19, 2023

Integrating the Language of Sustainability

If your customers are asking about your sustainability strategy, how do you respond? How do you figure out what they are asking? There is an answer! Using the jargon reference built by the UN Global Compact for their Sustainability Development Goals you can sync to the global talk track, lift your visibility, and help your customers do the same!
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April 18, 2023

Inkjet takes market share as innovation quickens in $40.98 billion global signage print market, Smithers data show

Print output for wide-format and other signage applications are recovering from a downturn at the beginning of the decade. The outlook is still challenging however, as new priorities are established in printed advertising, point-of-sale (PoS) signage, posters, decals, and vehicle graphics.
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April 17, 2023

Voice of the Customer: Data Mail’s Scott Braunstein on Flexibility and Efficiency

In this video sponsored by Screen, Lois Ritarossi talks with Scott Braunstein, Senior Vice President, Data Mail, about the factors influencing his decision to adopt and build out a fleet of production inkjet equipment.
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April 11, 2023

Voice of the Customer: Polaris Direct’s Joe Maloy on Workflow Automation

Lois Ritarossi talks with Joe Maloy, President and COO of Polaris Direct, a Screen customer, about the importance of automation, and the value of Screen as a partner.
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April 11, 2023

March 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

We are reporting on 15 installations across 14 companies. A number of these companies have been very active in their inkjet acquisitions in the past year.
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April 10, 2023

Voice of the Customer: aiim’s Patrick Masset on Addressing Labor Shortage Challenges

Lois Ritarossi talks with Patrick Masset, CEO of aiim, a Ricoh customer, about his approach to labor challenges by investing in workflow, finishing automation, software integration and faster equipment.
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April 6, 2023

What You Don’t Know About Print Volumes and Inkjet

If you want to make good decisions about inkjet, you need to take a long hard look at your entire book of business. This post discusses the common issues that arise when decisions are made without proper analysis of all of a company’s print volume – whether they think it can transition to inkjet or not.
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March 29, 2023

Inkjet Performance Review

Inkjet color may be more consistent than any other print process, but it still needs regular checkups to maintain top pop.
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March 23, 2023

Shopping for Inkjet at Hunkeler Innovation Days

Attendees at the Hunkeler Innovation Days conference were motivated to seek new solutions to address their labor challenges. Their goals were: improving automation, simplifying workflow, improved throughput, and decreasing manufacturing time.
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March 21, 2023

The Changing Face of Pantone Colors and Branding

Adobe’s changes to Pantone color library management has caused confusion and paved the way for new tools and new ways to define brand colors and systems. Learn how IWCO has responded.

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