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February 24, 2022

Heliosonic: Inkjet Without Nozzles

Heliosonic proposes an inkjet process without nozzles in which a laser induces the jetting of drops. The advantage is that all kinds of inks can be used, from standard offset inks to specialty, functional inks.
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February 16, 2022

Kodak Introduces KODACOLOR Ink for Film-to-Fabric Printing

Film-to-Fabric, also known as Direct-to-Film or DTF, is an emerging technology that is seeing rapid adoption, particularly among custom t-shirt decorators. Read on to learn about KODACOLOR, new ink system for Film-to-Fabric (DTF) printing projects from Eastman Kodak and how garment decorators can take advantage of this system to grow their businesses.
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February 2, 2022

Color22 Provides New Insights and Valuable Information

Mike Todryk offers an insightful rundown of PRINTINGUnited’s Color22.
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January 19, 2022

What Makes an Inkjet Ink Sustainable?

Sustainability is getting more focus, but the print industry has yet to agree on a definition. So what makes an inkjet ink sustainable? This article looks at the different parameters to be considered. Perhaps sustainability goes beyond the ink itself…
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December 20, 2021

Thanks For Giving us a Break – See You in 2022

While many of our readers are particularly busy at year end, we are taking the opportunity for an editorial break through the New Year. We look forward to bringing you new insights in 2022 and wish you all a very Happy New Year.
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November 11, 2021

Sustainability and Textile Printing: Driving to a More Sustainable Business Model

Increased scrutiny on sustainability throughout the textile supply chain has the potential to increase demand for digital textile printing. Read on for our analysis of the situation.
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June 25, 2021

The World’s Fastest Digital Textile Printer, the EFI Reggiani BOLT, Delivers Even Higher Image Quality

Release date: Friday, June 25th, 2021 Press release from the issuing company Hardware and software enhancement on the ultra-high-speed inkjet printer eliminates single-pass imaging challenges with smoother solids, improved printing
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April 13, 2021

Sustainability: Where is the Pressure?

This is the first article in our series to explore sustainability and its impact on inkjet printing and innovation. The pressure is mounting for companies to offer sustainable products and
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January 28, 2021

Ink Estimating Survey Report

We surveyed production inkjet users on their use of and satisfaction with ink estimating tools. Executive summary available to all. Premium members can download full report.
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January 13, 2021

Global Graphics Completes Acquisition of Hybrid Software

Global Graphics completes its acquisition of the HYBRID Software Group doubling the headcount of the Global Graphics group of companies. HYBRID Software focuses on enterprise software for the graphic arts industry, with a strong focus on labels and packaging. It becomes the 4th subsidiary company in the Global Graphics group alongside Global Graphics Software, Meteor Inkjet and Xitron.
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January 5, 2021

Hybrid Ink – The Best of Both Worlds?

In industrial inkjet, water-based inkjet is undergoing a renaissance. When it comes to the most demanding applications, it is a challenge for aqueous inks to reach the required resistance properties without posing a longer term risk to blocking the head. This is where hybrids inks offer a potential solution.
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December 23, 2020

Cost-Benefit Analysis – Lather, Rinse, Repeat – Video

In this video, Elizabeth Gooding provides her top reasons to look at the inkjet cost-benefit analysis in different ways and to repeat the process at multiple points in the life of your investment.
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December 23, 2020

2020 Production Inkjet Launch Review

Updates on all 2020 production inkjet press launches serving the document and publishing market, when announced, when commercially available and important development trends.
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November 9, 2020

The Inkjet Career Path

Should management be looking at robots to replace print operators or thinking about how to help print operators get ready for a more automated world?
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October 28, 2020

Kornit and Amazon: Shaping the Future of the Textile Industry

Kornit Digital, a leading provider of inkjet presses for the textiles and apparel industry, recently expanded its relationship with Amazon, which agreed to purchase $400 million of Kornit’s printers and supplies over five years. Buyers of digital textile printers should monitor Kornit’s growth and Amazon’s expanding in-house printing initiative that, combined, could shape the industry’s future.
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October 14, 2020

Inkjet Solutions from Collaboration

In this post, we discuss the importance of collaboration when it comes to industrial inkjet development.
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October 8, 2020

Unusual Inkjet Applications: “I Didn’t Think You Could Do that with Inkjet!”

Inkjet has proven to be one of the most versatile printing technologies capable of printing and decorating a bewildering variety of substrates, surfaces, and objects—opening up new applications and opportunities
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October 7, 2020

Ganging & Nesting – The Efficiency Puzzle!

Grouping and nesting jobs can drive tremendous efficiencies in an inkjet environment. Pat McGrew explains best practices and where to look for solutions.
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September 16, 2020

Webinar: “I Didn’t Think You Could Do that with Inkjet!”

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.
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July 1, 2020

ColorGATE Announces New Solutions & Services

ColorGATE, a leading vendor of powerful software and hardware solutions for color critical digital printing applications, has announced the release of three new solutions and services: Productionserver 20, ColorGATE Custom Create, and Color Management Services.

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