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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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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 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 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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January 16, 2024

Inkjet Integrators – an introduction

A new series on inkjet integration and the key players in the market.
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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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November 16, 2023

Walk the Line 2 – Workflow is a Verb

There is a lot behind the question “Do you know your print shop.” Every owner and production manager knows how the place functions, don’t they?
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September 13, 2023

The Realities of Generative AI in the Printing Industry Today

A free, practical guide to the most realistic applications of generative artificial intelligence tools for printing organizations.
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April 11, 2023

March 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

We are reporting on 15 installations across 14 companies. A number of these companies have been very active in their inkjet acquisitions in the past year.
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February 21, 2023

Everyday Voice-of-Customer: How to Capture Insights from Every Customer Interaction

Whether you sell print services, printing presses, or support those industries, your sales and service representatives probably make hundreds of calls annually. You can multiply the value of those calls by applying simple, “Everyday VOC” techniques.
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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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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 3, 2022

October 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

In October, we are covering 17 inkjet press installations at 16 companies with six in the US, nine in Western Europe, one each in Turkey and China.
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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 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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September 16, 2022

thINK and Canon Solutions America Launch the “Designer’s Guide to a New Generation of Inkjet”

This latest guide expands on available media, color capabilities and finishing, to highlight the latest inkjet capabilities. It provides best practices for design workflow when working with inkjet.

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