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July 10, 2024

Carbon Black and Inkjet – Part 3: Options

A look at the viability of pigment substitutes for carbon black.
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June 20, 2024

Carbon Black and Inkjet – Part 2

A look at the production, regulatory concerns and environmental impact of carbon black.
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June 19, 2024

Spring 2024 Inkjet Installation Roundup

April and May announcements don’t come close to March – but we captured info on 26 presses at 24 companies for your viewing pleasure.
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June 5, 2024

Carbon Black and Inkjet – Part 1

First in a series on carbon black, its role in printing and the near-term viability of substitutes.
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May 22, 2024

Leveraging Cost Efficiency and Automation in In-Plant Consolidation

Christus Health consolidated from 5 to 2 in-plant operations. Investments in automation and inkjet will improve service, reduce costs, and positively impact patient experience.
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May 2, 2024

Inkjet driving insourcing for state in-plants

State in-plants are leveraging inkjet to replace toner and offset and insource more work. Learn about two operations with a focus on increased workflow automation, and improved service for state agencies through higher quality applications run on inkjet.
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April 24, 2024

March 2024 Inkjet Installation Roundup

Busy March with 44 presses at 38 companies representing 15 OEMs. Significant majority in the US this time.
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April 3, 2024

The Inevitability of Technology Shifts and How to Communicate with Credibility

Technology is always changing and the best solution or component last year may not be a fit this year. OEMs and integrators must communicate technology shifts with credibility when they inevitably arise.
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March 21, 2024

Still Winter – January-February 2024 Inkjet Installation Roundup

Our latest report includes 28 presses installed at 27 companies representing 11 OEMs.
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March 12, 2024

More Considerations for Your Ink Economics Journey – Part 2

The value proposition of “magic inks” as applied to your current ink usage profile may vary. When is it better to use multiple fluids as needed?
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March 5, 2024

Considerations for Your Ink Economics Journey – Part 1

Learn the role of this essential element in your inkjet cost equations.
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February 29, 2024

Making Inkjet Go Fast(er) – Part 2

This article discusses the remaining levers and the different challenges faced when developing sheet-fed presses. To gain insight on the complex development challenges OEMs face, I spoke to experts from Canon, Kodak, Kyocera Document Solutions, and Ricoh.
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February 28, 2024

To Allow or Not Allow: 3rd Party Inks. An OEM Perspective.

Buyers want lower ink costs but what must an OEM must consider before letting 3rd party inks on their press?
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February 22, 2024

We love fast inkjet – part 1

OEMs have a lot of decisions do make when driving more speed from presses. Let’s break it down with a little help from the experts.
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February 13, 2024

Inkjet justification – do you know how much is outsourced?

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January 24, 2024

Inkjet cutsheet vs. continuous feed – what’s the application mix?

Choosing the best inkjet solution requires an analysis of labor, cost, flexibility, substrates, image quality, area coverage, sheet size, throughput, finishing, automation, workflow integration, service, and total footprint. Defining your operational goals will support the best decision.
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January 16, 2024

Inkjet Integrators – an introduction

A new series on inkjet integration and the key players in the market.
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December 6, 2023

Inkjet addresses labor challenges as in-plants pursue operational efficiency

In-plants are focused on strategies to improve their operations, increase efficiency, and enhance value to their organizations. Inkjet solutions are improving operations and motivating teams with new technologies and better workflows.
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November 30, 2023

3 Critical Components of Inkjet Innovation

This article highlights 3 components that must be considered for any company wanting to realize revenue from innovation in the inkjet space. The learnings apply regardless of value chain position, end market or application area.
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November 30, 2023

Workflow Mining: Finding Overt & Covert Processes

Some workflow processes are obvious. Others are like a shadow government hiding below the surface adding risk and inefficiency.

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