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May 5, 2022

Coating and Varnishing for Inkjet

Coating & varnishing can add value to a print and is often used in commercial print. However, adoption in inkjet still lags. This articles looks at the reasons behind, changes in adoption and markets for growth.
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April 21, 2022

March Inkjet Installation Roundup

The March Roundup is a bit of a grab bag: 9 press installations from 8 different vendors serving 6 different market segments. The majority of the activity (6 presses) was in the US with one each in Belgium, Canada and Spain.
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April 19, 2022

Primers Provide the Foundation for Inkjet Success

As inkjet continues to grow, how can OEMs accelerate the learning curve for their customers, ensure quality prints, boost ROI, and accelerate adoption of inkjet in new applications?
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April 8, 2022

Bobst and the Next Wave of Hybrid Presses

Since 2019 the market for hybrid presses has grown. Now hybrid presses are available from many manufacturers. In 2019 Bobst introduced the Master DM5, which they identified as an “All in One” press. Bobst has just-released the Digital Master 340 and Digital Master 510 based on customer feedback.
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April 7, 2022

In-Line Control for Inkjet

In-line quality control is a important step to automate print production and for short run inkjet printing it is especially crucial to minimise waste and interruptions. The article looks at strategies for in-line control options and gives an outlook.
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April 4, 2022

Canon Group Bolsters Label & Packaging Growth Strategy With Acquisition of Edale

Through this acquisition, Canon is intensifying its long-term strategy to provide turn-key solutions for the label and packaging sectors.
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March 30, 2022

Replay: Efficient Inkjet Product Development – It’s Possible!

A lot of time, money, sweat and tears goes into every inkjet product that makes it to market and, unfortunately a lot of inkjet developments that never make it to market. Let’s talk about turning great ideas into intellectual property that can be commercialized.
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March 24, 2022

Inkjet at InPrint 2022

InPrint is where potential customers learn about inkjet and whether or not it could work for them, and vendors network with each other and look for partnerships and projects to collaborate on. It was a vibrant event despite being smaller than in years past.
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March 9, 2022

2022 Outlook for Digitally Printed Labels

Digitally printed labels continues to be a growing market for inkjet. To dig into the potential for inkjet in the label market, we interviewed industry experts Catherine Heckman, President of the Tag and Label Manufacturers Association (TLMI); Paul Lender, of Avery Dennison and Gianluigi Rankin from Michelman.
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March 8, 2022

February Inkjet Installation Roundup

Overall, 24 presses at 12 sites including five in the US, two in Germany and one each in Brazil, France, Netherlands, Sweden and UK.
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February 24, 2022

Heliosonic: Inkjet Without Nozzles

Heliosonic proposes an inkjet process without nozzles in which a laser induces the jetting of drops. The advantage is that all kinds of inks can be used, from standard offset inks to specialty, functional inks.
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February 22, 2022

Are You a Business Builder?

The next installment of our B2B Growth & Innovation video series hosted by Dan Adams. Today he digs into what it means to be a business builder.
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February 15, 2022

Introducing the B2B Growth & Innovation Series

We are excited to kick off a new B2B Growth & Innovation video series for our inkjet entrepreneurs. Each new chapter will help you to address particular challenges.
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January 26, 2022

Download: Improving Operations and Profitability with Thermal Inkjet Technology

Learn how printing companies in packaging, coding & marking, direct mail and more are expanding the substrates they can print on and commanding premium pricing using thermal inkjet technology. Free download.
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January 11, 2022

December Inkjet Installation Roundup – 2021 Look Back

Our installation roundup this month includes a bonus look back at 101 inkjet buyers and their selected presses in 2021 in addition to coverage of December 21.
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January 6, 2022

Going Green with Plant-Based Ink from Ricoh

Ricoh launched a plant-based ink, promising strong environmental benefits. The ink is available for integrators in packaging print and other markets.
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December 16, 2021

Inkjet Packaging Print in 2021

A wrap-up of the most important inkjet press launches for label & packaging applications in 2021
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December 10, 2021

Tools: Customer Education Checklist for Inkjet

Creating a solid customer education plan has many potential benefits for your company. Often, the process of documenting standards and creating guidelines for customers also uncovers opportunities for improvement and makes your sales team more productive.
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December 3, 2021

November Inkjet Installation Roundup – Wow for Q4

Fourth quarter is looking extremely healthy at many companies. We have 33 press install announcements to report! The trend this month is for multi-press deals, so we are looking at 12 installation sites (companies). Let’s look at who is trading in multiples and the press sizes and application segments with the most activity in November.
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October 26, 2021

Understanding Printhead Requirements for Single Pass Applications

Designing an inkjet print process for your inhouse manufacturing? Looking for the right process for your industrial or commercial printing needs? Finding the right printheads for your particular process, product substrate, speed and manufacturing needs can be a daunting process. Print heads are vital to the print quality and process of the printed piece when integrating or developing an inkjet print application.

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