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What to Ask for in your Inkjet Digital Front End

By Pat McGrew / Published:

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.

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Production Inkjet Tradeshow Shopping Guide Part 2 – Big Rigs

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

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.

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Production Inkjet Tradeshow Shopping Guide – Part 1

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

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.

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Screen Announces New Label Press

By Mary Schilling / Published:

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 …

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Production Inkjet – Time to Take Stock

By David Zwang / Published:

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?

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Throwback Thursday – Hunkeler Innovation Days

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

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.

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Hybrid Inkjet: What Does That Mean?

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

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.

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Delphax Solutions Inc. and Prime Data Inc.

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

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.

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Landa: And They’re Off…

By David Zwang / Published:

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.

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Xerox Baltoro Inkjet Platform Overview

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

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.

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High Speed Inkjet Devices Take on Commercial Print Quality

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

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.