High speed inkjet already outstrips most sheetfed offset. With run lengths falling, do we really need to go faster?
A look at the workflow and planning that goes into a successful folding carton operation and some of the special considerations for inkjet.
Our Inkjet Explainer series tackles fundamental components of inkjet and there is nothing more fundamental, yet often misunderstood, than the printhead.
The use of production inkjet in corrugated production is ramping up at a pace of about 20% CAGR through 2025, according to Smithers. That growth includes both preprint and postprint corrugated, an important distinction, since many believe that digital print, and specifically inkjet, is only designed for short runs or on-demand applications.
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.