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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 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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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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October 27, 2022

Miyakoshi: a powerhouse in inkjet press manufacturing

Lesser known in the industry, the Japanese press manufacturer Miyakoshi is an important and innovative supplier to the inkjet press market. This article gives an overview of the company and the latest press launches.
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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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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 26, 2022

Screen to Unveil New Inkjet Press Prototype at FachPack 2022

Screen to unveil a prototype of its new Truepress PAC520P high-speed, inkjet printing system at FachPack 2022 tomorrow in Nuremberg, Germany.
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September 23, 2022

Inkjet-Verpackung (Inkjet Packaging), the German Way

Testing the Koenig & Bauer RotaJET L against folding carton market requirements. Independent data can enable inkjet growth in packaging.


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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 15, 2022

RISO’s 20 Years of Production Inkjet

RISO has a long history in inkjet printing, however serving lower volume bands, the offerings for production print are sometimes overlooked. This article looks at the latest devices, their positioning and usage cases.
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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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September 6, 2022

Face-to-face idea sharing is where I learn best

Attending in-person conferences provides the best environment for peer learning. SMEs will share insights and stories at Xplor22 Why “Build versus Buy” May Be the Riskiest Decision You Make. And Combat Paper, Ink & Labor Challenges! ROI and Customer Stories from the Trenches. 

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August 18, 2022

Inkjet for Online Printers – Part II

Part 2 of this article will look at the considerations to be made when adopting inkjet at online print and some feedback from online printers using inkjet today.
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August 17, 2022

What’s in YOUR Disaster Recovery Agreements?

Understand the agreements you have, review them with your legal counsel and vendors so that everyone is on the same page. Disasters don’t appear by appointment!
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August 11, 2022

Inkjet for Online Printers

Online printing is a major growth segment and inkjet printing and online printers should be a marriage made in heaven. Still, there are few inkjet solutions installed at typical online printers so far. Part 1 of the article will look at the current state of adoption and the strategic fit for inkjet
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August 9, 2022

Kodak and Graphco Team Up to Drive Print Sales

A deeper dive into the inkjet implications of the  partnership between Graphco and Kodak. Interview with Chris Manley and Jeff Zellmer.
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August 4, 2022

Inkjet Arrives in Photo Specialty – Video

Taking on the photo specialty market is a testament to how far production inkjet technology has come in the past decade. I spoke to Chris Petro of Canon Solutions America at thINK Ahead 2022 about the challenges inkjet had to overcome to deliver the quality needed for photo-rich applications and how Canon is approaching the market.
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August 2, 2022

Growth Innovation Series: Understanding B2B Advantages

Dan Adams decodes 5 advantages that B2B businesses have over B2C businesses in understanding and serving their customers.

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