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January 18, 2023

Win and save with USPS Promotions

USPS promotions that include transpromo, tactile and sensory components provide a 3-5% postage savings. With postage rates increasing twice annually, mailers and service providers can reduce postage while improving results with mail leveraging the promotions. 

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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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January 10, 2023

First, know what is profitable

To sell profitably and reduce risk you need to know what is actually profitable. It’s not always easy. Here are some ideas for doing better.
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January 3, 2023

Paper is Not an Inkjet Problem

Paper is not an inkjet problem. It is an industry problem. Smart printers will constantly be forecasting their paper needs and looking for multiple supply channels to ensure they can meet their clients demands.
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December 14, 2022

Sales people are a valuable resource

Remove barriers, build trust and optimize your sales force to sell profitable products and services.
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December 6, 2022

Getting Better all the Time

Some changes in approach and attitude can yield business benefits without investment in software or hardware. Keep getting better!


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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 8, 2022

Print composition evolves in an omni-channel world

OpenText and Papyrus leading print/mail composition tools, are enhancing their products to support client migration to cloud and SaaS models for omni-channel communications. Clients are demanding product features for less technical users and a better UI. 


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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 25, 2022

Production Inkjet Shopping Guide 3: Crossover Presses

Need a press to run the gamut of applications while delivering a great gamut of color? Check out our inkjet shopping guide. 


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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 18, 2022

Print composition evolves in an omni-channel world

Quadient and Messagepoint are investing in their UI to enable business users the ability to manage more without the need for IT. Customers are moving to centralize content to drive print and digital channels to eliminate silos of data and documents. Software firms’ customers are demanding easier API integrations with business systems. 


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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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October 12, 2022

What Do We Mean by Inkjet Productivity?

We talk about inkjet productivity as though one size fits all, but in practice it is a function of what you need. And we all need different things. Consider the differences between industrial and production productivity and review our checklist for assessing what you need.
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September 29, 2022

New Resource to Help Transaction Printers Prepare for the Future – Free Whitepaper

“Where Transaction Printers Can Find Growth,” provides actionable guidance on evaluating three paths to profit for transaction printing companies seeking to de-risk their businesses as the volume of printed bills and statements continues its slow decline.
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September 16, 2022

Sheri Jammallo on Designer’s Guide to a New Generation of Inkjet – Video

Attendees at thINK Ahead 2022 back in July got a sneak peak of the latest in the Designer’s Guide series. I met with Sheri Jammallo at the event to review the early copies of the book.
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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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September 7, 2022

Reconfiguring the Inkjet Roadmap with the Right Software

How we work is changing dramatically. It’s the reality of doing business in 2022. Enabling all-shore processes means embracing multiple locations, various time zones, and countless individual work environments while servicing them all seamlessly.

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