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December 13, 2023

Koenig & Bauer RotaJET revisited

The Koenig & Bauer RotaJET was originally launched in 2012. After focussing on several application areas more closely, placements picked up in recent years. This article looks at the target segments and the strategies behind.
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November 14, 2023

Compact, high quality label printing with the SnapPress LP-1

The market in packaging printing and especially labels is gravitating towards digital print – driven by its ease of use, short-run capability and rapid production times. LabelExpo 2023 already brought a raft of new devices but the innovation has not stopped since. At Printing United 2023 a new player emerged with SnapPress and the SnapPress LP-1 inkjet label printer.
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October 6, 2023

Screen announces cooperation with KYOCERA on new press

The prototype Screen Truepress JET S320 prototype will make its debut at PRINTING United Expo
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September 28, 2023

Driving profitability with cut-sheet inkjet

New technology can open opportunities in a changing market, for example, sheet-fed inkjet in direct marketing. Direct mail is a thriving form of advertising and, after a brief dip during the pandemic, volumes and revenues keep rising again.
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September 21, 2023

LabelExpo 2023: Launches and Trends – Part 1

LabelExpo is the leading event for label printing and the 2023 edition, after a 4-year break, had several interesting launches. Part 1 of the article will focus on the standalone and hybrid inkjet label presses and some other packaging inkjet presses that sneaked in.
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August 10, 2023

Inkjet Shopping Guide: Label Presses – Part 1

Labels are a large and growing market for inkjet presses with more than 25 suppliers serving the market. The buyer’s guide for label presses discusses segments, major decision criteria, and products currently on offer by segment. Part 1 introduces the main segments and printers available in the entry-level segment.
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July 11, 2023

Using B2 inkjet flexibility for packaging print

B2 inkjet presses can be a relatively cost-efficient way for moving into packaging print. The flexibility of the presses does allow for commercial and packaging print. User feedback shows that these presses can be successfully used for packaging or mixed environments.
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March 16, 2023

Navigating Industrial Inkjet Development

An introduction into the many factors and technologies to be brought together to achieve a custom inkjet solution
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March 9, 2023

Picking Inkjet Winners Through 2027

A look at growth segments and growth drivers for inkjet presses through 2027.
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March 6, 2023

Hunkeler innovationdays 2023 – inkjet reaching maturity

The Hunkeler Innovationdays event evolved from an open house for web finishing into what is arguably the most important event for high volume digital printing.
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February 28, 2023

Canon Announces ProStream 3000 Series, its Next Generation of High-speed, Web-fed Inkjet Printers for the Commercial Print Market

Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the ProStream 3000 series, the next generation of its high-speed, web-fed inkjet presses for commercial print.
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February 3, 2023

January 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

In January(ish) we are reporting on 15 press installations at 14 companies, down slightly from December. The pendulum has swung back to the US with 9 in the US, 4 in EU and 2 in UK as compared to December where we reported on 17 press installations with 12 of them in Europe and only 3 in US.
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January 31, 2023

A closer look at the Landa S10P press

The Landa technology has captivated users since the first technology presentation. As with most new technology introductions, the roll-out has been slower than anticipated. An open house at Groupe Prenant gives an excellent opportunity for a technology update and learning from user experience.
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January 24, 2023

MGI AlphaJET: changing the paper transport game

The MGI AlphaJET is a B1 inkjet print, embellish and finishing press. Unique is the sheet transport relying on trays and electromagnetic linear motors. This article looks at the status of the press, the first customers and potential future developments.
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January 11, 2023

Bobst brings inkjet into their analog line

Bobst has taken a measured approach to entering the digital print fray. Initially offering a few all-digital devices, Bobst has started to integrate their inkjet print technology into their analog product line.
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December 20, 2022

Ricoh Pro Z75 live from Tokyo

After several years of talking about it, Ricoh has finally got around to showing off its new B2 sheetfed inkjet press at the recent IGAS show in Tokyo. Nessan Cleary reports.
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December 15, 2022

Label & Packaging Inkjet in 2022

This article provides a view of the major launches of inkjet label and packaging presses in 2022 and how installation fared in 2022.
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December 8, 2022

Kento Hybrid: a new player for corrugated inkjet

Kento, a new player in press manufacturing plans to shake up the corrugated print market with a new hybrid concept, combining inkjet and flexo. This article looks at the press and the opportunities.
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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 16, 2022

Printing Newspapers with Inkjet

Newspaper printing with inkjet can offer many benefits, however, interest by publishers remained low. The Kodak Prosper installations on the channel island of Jersey demonstrate a successful installation.

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