There is no industry standard for what should be included in a digital front end, and there is no universal template that guides how much control the inkjet DFE should expose to an operator to permit changes in how a job will be processed. As we enter the 2020s, this is something that should change. It’s time for the buyers of inkjet presses to identify their expectations, list the features that make a difference to their operation, and categorize the challenges they may have with their current DFE.
COASO utilizes Memjet’s DuraFlex™ printing technology to develop a new class of high-performance label printer
Release from Kodak on growth in the personal care market, a $188B industry, expected to grow to over $230B by 2022. Inkjet Printing Solutions now offer the same advantages as flexographic printing in terms of speed, quality and cost with both digital hybrid printing in this market.
We picked up some new pricing and details on the RISO Valezus T2100 in Dallas last week. Check out this overview and video of the RISO booth at Printing United.
Francis McMahon and Eric Hawkinson of Canon Solutions America discuss overcoming the challenge of delivering value when customers don’t fully understand requirements and the need to deliver continuous innovation in the form of field-upgradable inkjet platforms.
Press Release from Issuing Company Komori Corporation announces it has reached an agreement with Shinwa Factory to conduct field testing of the 40-inch Sheetfed Nanographic Printing® System, Impremia NS40. …
Where are OEMS most likely to invest their R&D dollars? Marco Boer of I.T. Strategies joins again for an overview of the factors impacting investment in B1, B2 and B3 sheet-fed presses from OEM and customer perspectives.
When shopping for inkjet, take a look at the many ways OEMs are handling compatibility with offset gloss coated stocks. Also consider hybrid and DIY inkjet and, as always, don’t forget the software. Here’s what you need to know.
For the second in our series on Tradeshow Shopping, we are focusing on the biggest of the big – in terms of productivity. To be considered at “maximum productivity” in production inkjet today, a roll-fed device must deliver at least 2,000 US letter images per minute. While you may not see all of these devices “in person” at the shows, we have included OEMs who are exhibiting and bringing a segment of their inkjet portfolio for your tire-kicking pleasure.
Trade shows can be overwhelming, so we want to help you use your time wisely by providing an overview of trends and options in various aspects of the production inkjet market.In the first installment of the series, we’re talking about the trend toward making inkjet financially accessible to more companies.
Release Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Press release from the issuing company SCREEN Graphic Solutions Co., Ltd. (SCREEN GA) has finalized development of its new Truepress Jet L350UV SAI inkjet …
Colordyne Technologies announces the development of a new aqueous pigment print engine using Memjet’s DuraFlex printhead technology. The new print engine will use a single printhead for full color digital inkjet production under 150 feet per minute.
Memjet Announces DuraFlex. This powerful new technology combines speed, flexibility and simplicity to create a new breed of high-performance benchtop and entry-level press platforms for a wide range of markets. Press release from issuing company.
Production inkjet solutions are proliferating. The quality of many of the solutions has finally reached that of offset, and the productivity has surpassed that of toner. There are also a lot more options and opportunities. Perhaps it is time to step back and take stock of where we are and where things could be going?
RISO announces the launch of VALEZUS, a new brand of high-speed ink-jet printers for the production-printing market. The first product of the new brand, the VALEZUS T2100, is a high-speed full-color cut-sheet inkjet printer producing up to 320 A4 images per minute.
Review a series of videos covering the production inkjet exhibitors at Hunkeler Innovation Days 2019. The print samples were stunning and, of course at Hunkeler, the finishing options were amazing. Watch this recap and you’ll feel like you were in Lucerne with us.
Elizabeth Gooding chats with Pat McGrew about the many aspects of hybrid inkjet printing and the opportunities it presents to organizations currently using offset. Many commercial firms are already using some form of inkjet – but opportunities for further personalization and embellishment are growing.
David Zwang cites Mercury printing as one of the most interesting and exciting printing companies he has seen. And they have made it a practice to leverage new technologies throughout the life of the company to revolutionize their business. Read coverage on their investment and integration of technology from Landa, Xerox and Manroland Goss.
Editor’s Note: Last month we published an article by David Zwang on Landa’s first S10P duplex press beta site, Mercury Printing in Rochester, N.Y titled “Landa: And They’re Off!” With …
Tom Leibrandt, Product Marketing Manager with Canon Solutions America shows off some major upgrades to the Océ ProStream 1000 that expand its capabilities to a wider array of media while making print quality more consistent.
Delphax Solutions Inc. announces Elan HD Inkjet Platform Upgrade at Prime Data Inc.Prime Data, an early adopter of the Elan platform, is the first company to field upgrade their existing Elan system to DSI’s new “Elan HD” platform. This new platform provides significant quality and production benefits against not only the previous generation of Elan, but also against other digital production devices.
Benny Landa first introduced the concept of “Nanography” at drupa 2012. There was a reaffirmation of the introduction at drupa 2016, and since then, lots of quiet. It turns out the quiet was self-imposed, and in the interim Landa has been very busy building an organization and shipping presses.
Xerox has announced the availability of the Baltoro High Fusion Inkjet Press. This is a press announcement, but Xerox was consistent in positioning the Baltoro as a “platform” in the model of the Trivor, iGen and DocuTech series of devices.
Many buyers in 2019 are looking to complement or replace their offset production capabilities. High speed inkjet is gaining acceptance in a market with high print quality and color expectations. We are talking about high end, high value printing such as marketing collateral, magazines and catalogs. Read on for a round up of factors in evaluating presses for this market and top OEMs making the cut.
Pat McGrew and Elizabeth Gooding discuss the component parts of a Do-It-Yourself inkjet solution and the pros and cons of DIY.
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