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Marco Boer on thINK Ahead 2019

In Knowledge Baseby Inkjet InsightLeave a Comment

Marco Boer from I.T. Strategies discusses the highlights from the thINK Ahead 2019. thINK is this user community of Canon Solutions America production inkjet customers, solution partners, and print industry experts. Marco also shares his perspective on user groups and vendor evenets versus general public trade shows and why both are important for the industry.

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Lessons Learned About Color Gamut

In Article, Inkjet User Story, Knowledge Base, Print Quality Analysisby Mary SchillingLeave a Comment

The sheer number of factors that affect the color gamut in production inkjet can be overwhelming. Whether you are a Print Services Provider or a buyer of inkjet-printed products, these color gamut factors matter. IWCO Direct spends a lot of time answering these questions internally and for customers. Here are some of the things they’ve learned thus far.

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In-Plants’ Challenges: Organizational Visibility

In Article, In-Plant Operations, Knowledge Base, Sales & Marketingby Lois RitarossiLeave a Comment

In-plant managers are challenged every day to meet the complex and evolving needs of their organizations. In-plants with stronger alignment with their internal customers have been able to justify new equipment like inkjet and expand their capabilitiesI recently spoke with print mail managers from three different in-plant organizations. My intent was to get their perspective on the challenges in providing relevance to their organizations.

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Welcome to the Inkjet Revolution—Front Line Report from Rochester’s Mercury Printing

In Article, Case Study, Catalog & Magazine, Commercial Marketing Collateral, Devices, Direct Marketing, Knowledge Baseby David ZwangLeave a Comment

David Zwang cites Mercury printing as one of the most interesting and exciting printing companies he has seen. And they have made it a practice to leverage new technologies throughout the life of the company to revolutionize their business. Read coverage on their investment and integration of technology from Landa, Xerox and Manroland Goss.

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Measuring Paper Against Expectations

In Article, Knowledge Base, Paper and Media, Print Quality Analysisby Mary SchillingLeave a Comment

Companies evaluating paper for suitability for their inkjet environment have different expectations. What is most important to you and your customers: gamut, show-through, small text clarity, mottle, coalescence, edge clarity, or are they all important? Do you get the data you need to see how a paper performs in these areas on your press?

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Designing Workflow to Do More

In Article, Books, Direct Marketing, Knowledge Base, Traditional Transaction Printing, Transitional Mailby Elizabeth GoodingLeave a Comment

While every workflow should be unique to the service provider, thinking of the workflow solution as unique to a particular application segment can limit a company in terms of their workflow design and potential for page growth on their inkjet device(s). Designing reusable components within your workflow, and “stubbing in” steps for other types of work you may do in the future, will make your workflow system more flexible, extensible and auditable.