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Inkjet for Corrugated Is Not Just for Short Runs

By David Zwang / Published:

The use of production inkjet in corrugated production is ramping up at a pace of about 20% CAGR through 2025, according to Smithers. That growth includes both preprint and postprint corrugated, an important distinction, since many believe that digital print, and specifically inkjet, is only designed for short runs or on-demand applications.

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Koenig Bauer Durst Joint Venture

By Ralf Schlozer / Published:

Stemming from two well-known parent companies, the Koenig & Bauer Durst joint venture might be less well known. The company bundles the digital packaging print activities and has launched several interesting inkjet products for packaging print. This article gives some background on the joint venture and an overview on the activities.

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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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Domino Entering Corrugated Postprint with the X630i

By Ralf Schlozer / Published:

In June Domino introduced the X630i, its first digital inkjet product offering for corrugated. Domino joins an increasingly crowded field of post-print cut-sheet inkjet presses for corrugated. Get an overview of this new offer and an overview of the current corrugated field.

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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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Evergreen Packaging Releases TruSpec® Coated Inkjet Papers Featuring HP ColorPRO Technology

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

Evergreen Packaging® today announced the release of TruSpec® Inkjet Book with ColorPRO Technology, a new digital coated matte paper developed in conjunction with HP. Evergreen is the only North American coated paper producer utilizing cutting edge HP ColorPRO technology. Learn more about Evergreen Packaging and HP during Inkjet Innovation Week beginning June 15.

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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.