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July 27, 2022

So – You Think You Have A Business Continuity Plan?

We live in a time when security breaches are a problem, but so are physical events that can disrupt internet access, power, and water due to cut lines, main breaks, and accidents.
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July 21, 2022

Pantone – Friend or Foe of Printers?

A look at how Pantone interconnects designers and printers, for good and bad, and why color education is more important than ever.
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July 14, 2022

June 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

Overall, there are 12 companies in the June report with 13 inkjet presses. Of those presses, five are in the EU, three are in the US, and two each are in Australia and England.
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July 13, 2022

OOPS! Production Stopped and You Even Have a DR Plan!

For many companies, the Disaster Recovery Plan was put together in the past to check the box on RFPs, but if you aren’t practicing with it and updating it in a regular cadence, you may be missing key elements
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June 29, 2022

Inkjet Printing with Eyes Wide Open

Having quality issues? Sometimes printheads aren’t the problem. Here are tips for diagnosing common problems before they cost you money.
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June 27, 2022

Webinar Replay: You Don’t Know if You Don’t Ask

I’ve been at a couple of print events lately where I heard several conversations that started with “I wonder if…”
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June 16, 2022

How Inkjet Helps to Save the World

Digital Print & Packaging in Santa Monica covered the role of inkjet in supporting the sustainability and cost management aspirations of retailers, brands and consumers.
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June 9, 2022

April and May 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

It was a busy and interesting couple of months with a number of companies acquiring, second, third or even fourth presses. A couple of hybrids in the mix too. Let’s break it down.
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June 7, 2022

Michelman’s Gianluigi Rankin Talks About the World of Inkjet Priming and Coating

We had the opportunity to catch up with Gianluigi Rankin, Manager Global Marketing with Michelman to talk about the opportunities and complexities of developing inkjet compatible primers and coatings that help open up new markets.
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May 25, 2022

Create Your Own Silver Lining

Don’t let old thinking drive you away from a potential solution to some of your hiring problems (or set you up for an age discrimination lawsuit.) A silver-haired workforce might be just what you need right now.
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May 17, 2022

Free Whitepaper – Improving TCO and Customer Satisfaction with Inkjet

This 12 page white paper covers the many ways that priming and coatings for inkjet reduce the total cost of ownership and improve product satisfaction for press buyers and their customers.
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May 12, 2022

Opening Opportunities – The Latest Inkjet in Folding Carton Print

Folding carton offers a huge opportunity for inkjet printing, yet the market is barely being addressed. This article will look at the inkjet press options available and future options being developed.
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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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May 4, 2022

Folding Carton and Inkjet

Printing solutions are available in many configurations and price ranges, from those that print a single box at a time to those supporting high volume production printing. They all share a common goal to produce a package that is functional and ensures the consumer of the brand and product it contains.
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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 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 22, 2022

Moving Inkjet Forward with Michelman

The quality of any printed product must consider the quality of the chosen media. Substrate quality is affected by the primers and overprint varnishes (OPVs). What should you know?

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