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February 1, 2023

Working with paper stocks and laminations for digital inkjet embellishments

Hands-on experts discuss compatibility of inkjet embellishment with digitally printed media.


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January 31, 2023

A closer look at the Landa S10P press

The Landa technology has captivated users since the first technology presentation. As with most new technology introductions, the roll-out has been slower than anticipated. An open house at Groupe Prenant gives an excellent opportunity for a technology update and learning from user experience.
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January 24, 2023

MGI AlphaJET: changing the paper transport game

The MGI AlphaJET is a B1 inkjet print, embellish and finishing press. Unique is the sheet transport relying on trays and electromagnetic linear motors. This article looks at the status of the press, the first customers and potential future developments.
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January 12, 2023

December 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

The attention for December shifted back to Europe. We are reporting on 17 press installations with 12 of them in Europe as compared to November where 12 of 19 presses were installed in the US.
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January 10, 2023

First, know what is profitable

To sell profitably and reduce risk you need to know what is actually profitable. It’s not always easy. Here are some ideas for doing better.
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December 29, 2022

The advent of a new year

The team at Druckerei Kyburz AG has shared a video of their Advent calendar running through autowinder, press and finishing to deliver 100% Digital, 100% Inline support for customer innovation.
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December 20, 2022

Ricoh Pro Z75 live from Tokyo

After several years of talking about it, Ricoh has finally got around to showing off its new B2 sheetfed inkjet press at the recent IGAS show in Tokyo. Nessan Cleary reports.
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December 14, 2022

Sales people are a valuable resource

Remove barriers, build trust and optimize your sales force to sell profitable products and services.
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December 6, 2022

Getting Better all the Time

Some changes in approach and attitude can yield business benefits without investment in software or hardware. Keep getting better!


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December 1, 2022

November 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

The fourth quarter momentum is growing. In October we covered 17 press installations at 16 companies and in November 19 presses at 17 companies. The bulk of the activity reported is in the US (12 presses) but also saw four in the EU, two in the UK, and one in Thailand.
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November 21, 2022

You’re Invited to a Colorful Friendsgiving

Mary has a free color resource for her friends. Please register (for free) to download .ase files.
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November 1, 2022

Production Inkjet Shopping Guide 4: Graphic Arts Presses

This is the fourth part of the buyers guide to inkjet presses on graphics arts quality presses for document and commercial print applications
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October 27, 2022

Miyakoshi: a powerhouse in inkjet press manufacturing

Lesser known in the industry, the Japanese press manufacturer Miyakoshi is an important and innovative supplier to the inkjet press market. This article gives an overview of the company and the latest press launches.
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October 20, 2022

Production Inkjet Shopping Guide 2 – The Big Rigs

The latest high-productivity presses producing over 2,500 images per minute. Check out the next inkjet shopping guide.
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October 19, 2022

HP PageWide Web Press T Series upgrades you may have missed

HP announced two upgrades to their PageWide T-series web presses. One targets mono speed while the other expands application opportunities for 42 inch press users.
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October 14, 2022

September Inkjet Installation Roundup

For September, we became aware of six new inkjet installations, four in the U.S. and one each in Germany and France.
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October 13, 2022

We need to talk about . . . aluminium [or aluminum]

Aluminium, or aluminum, has the potential to tip the sustainability balance between offset and inkjet technologies. Sean Smyth digs into the evidence.
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October 12, 2022

What Do We Mean by Inkjet Productivity?

We talk about inkjet productivity as though one size fits all, but in practice it is a function of what you need. And we all need different things. Consider the differences between industrial and production productivity and review our checklist for assessing what you need.
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September 20, 2022

To Match or Not to Match

To match, or not to match? That is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of work being pulled or to take up arms and scream “no one would notice that difference anyway.”
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September 16, 2022

Sheri Jammallo on Designer’s Guide to a New Generation of Inkjet – Video

Attendees at thINK Ahead 2022 back in July got a sneak peak of the latest in the Designer’s Guide series. I met with Sheri Jammallo at the event to review the early copies of the book.

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