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Domino N730i Digital Label Press Overview

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

Domino Printing Sciences delivered a very well-orchestrated virtual launch event for their new, generation 7 digital label press. Read the over view of the N730i press representing the first major inkjet endeavor bringing together the technology assets of Domino and parent Brother Industries since their acquisition in 2015.

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Inkjet Labels Come of Age

By Mark Bale / Published:

Building on our previous ink-focused posts, Mark Bale of DoDxAct, who gave his first technical talk on label printing in 2007, looks back at the inkjet journey and what it means for the future of labels & packaging.

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Mouvent Scaling up in Inkjet

By Ralf Schlozer / Published:

For a young company, Mouvent has a remarkably strong heritage in digital printing. With the great flexibility and scalability of the Mouvent clusters it is no surprise that Mouvent is aiming for a much wider range of products such as folding carton, flexible packaging and corrugated.

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Packaging Innovation – Inside Out with Inkjet

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

Last week, David Zwang, Editor of WhatTheyThink and Mary Schilling, Partner at Inkjet Insight provided an overview of new and exciting developments coming to market that address packaging during Inkjet Insight’s Inkjet Innovation week. Here’s an overview of top trends and market entrants in all segments of inkjet for packaging.

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Label Production Delays—Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That

By Mary Schilling / Published:

There is no time for delays in the ever-evolving COVID-19 world, especially when it comes to printing labels with important health and safety information. Digital and inkjet processes have provided a process which high speed and on demand labels can be produced without any delays in film or platemaking.

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A Market Map Puts Everything in Perspective

By Andy Gordon / Published:

Inkjet Insight maps out I.T. Strategies North American print volume data to explore opportunities for production inkjet technologies. The map looks packaging, publishing, and document application categories. Production inkjet has been successful with applications that have light ink coverage printed on uncoated stocks … namely, transactional, direct mail, and some book applications. Many of these applications were converted from high-speed roll-fed toner devices and inkjet provided economic and process benefits and by adding color. Inkjet also provided the ability to add value to printed pages. It’s useful to look at the entire market to help put this area of success in perspective and to think about the requirements for expanding adoption.

Two Sides of Coated Paper

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

If you are using inkjet coated or primed offset coated paper, different papers will have different porosity levels on each side of the sheet.

Inkjet in label printing – part 2

By Chris Lynn / Published:

Chris Lynn continues his packaging series with a look at what has held inkjet back in
the label market and, by extension, what has caused even slower adoption in the rest of the
packaging market – and how these limitations are being overcome.

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Inkjet in Label Printing – Part 1

By Chris Lynn / Published:

Chris Lynn explores the reasons why toner and inkjet account for under 10% of the volume of labels printed last year and why the label sector of the packaging market was the first to adopt digital technologies despite the uphill battle.