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May 12, 2022

Opening Opportunities – The Latest Inkjet in Folding Carton Print

Folding carton offers a huge opportunity for inkjet printing, yet the market is barely being addressed. This article will look at the inkjet press options available and future options being developed.
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April 7, 2022

In-Line Control for Inkjet

In-line quality control is a important step to automate print production and for short run inkjet printing it is especially crucial to minimise waste and interruptions. The article looks at strategies for in-line control options and gives an outlook.
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January 25, 2022

Industry Leaders Talk Book Publishing & Inkjet

Industry publishing leaders Brooke Warner of She Writes Press and Kevin Spall of Scholastic share how inkjet is impacting book printing. Despite resistance to change among large publishers, inkjet and digital book volumes are growing. Paper and labor shortages have fueled digital adoption to get books to market faster.

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October 26, 2021

Direct Mail ROI – Next Gen Inkjet Delivers – Part 1

Since improving ROI for their direct marketing customers, their customers are mailing more. Prisma invested in Screen Truepress Jet520HD inkjet device with SC inks. The ability to run without pre or post coatings or inkjet treated stocks aligns with their other print technologies.
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September 14, 2021

Paper Shortages – Partner or Perish

Customer perspectives on paper shortages from Broadridge, Content Critical, CSG and Quad along with advice on weathering the perfect (paper) storm.
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September 13, 2021

10 Minute Tip – Pay Attention to People

Pete Basiliere shares our next tip for saving $100k using teams to reduce downtime and mitigate risk.
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August 30, 2021

10 Minute Tip – Get Organized!

Mike Todryk on improvements you can make without buying software. Our next 10 minute tip to save you $100k.
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August 18, 2021

Why Do You Want Priming and Coating?

Should you consider priming and post-coating to enhance inkjet print? Here’s what you need to know.
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August 5, 2021

10 Minute Tip – Maintenance Checklist

Remember 10 minutes could save you 100k or more. Try the calculator and check back for more tips.
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August 4, 2021

Three Questions to Ask about Ink Estimating

With ink estimators Pat McGrew advises: trust by verify! Learn what to ask.
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July 29, 2021

How to Save 10 Minutes and $100,000

Check out our latest planning tool and expert tips from Broadridge on trimming downtime and saving money.
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July 22, 2021

Ink Estimating Challenges and Work-Arounds

Estimating in any print business can be a challenge, but inkjet users face a level of variability that users of other print technology don’t. Ink costs represent a large percentage of job costs and  the level of ink use varies widely.
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January 28, 2021

Ink Estimating Survey Report

We surveyed production inkjet users on their use of and satisfaction with ink estimating tools. Executive summary available to all. Premium members can download full report.
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December 23, 2020

Cost-Benefit Analysis – Lather, Rinse, Repeat – Video

In this video, Elizabeth Gooding provides her top reasons to look at the inkjet cost-benefit analysis in different ways and to repeat the process at multiple points in the life of your investment.
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December 5, 2019

Five Things to Do (Better) When Evaluating Inkjet

According to research published in the Harvard Business Review, 97% of senior leaders said that “being strategic” was the leadership behavior most important to their organization’s success. However, a lot of executives don’t feel that they have time to be strategic. Inkjet purchases are a case excample where strategic intent is often marred by tactical execution. We can do better!
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October 1, 2019

Primary Ink Management = Savings

Many printers practice ink management by limiting combined process inks (CMYK and +) through a color profiling process. TAC adjustment can help control ink costs, drying, curl and paper cockle by limiting the overall volume of ink printed. Let’s talk about how to find the the percentage value of a color at which we no longer gain any color value by adding ink.
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August 19, 2019

Don’t Be Surprised by Web and Sheet-Fed Ink Cost

Web-fed inkjet devices with UV or hybrid solvent/aqueous pigment inks are delivering amazing quality on an ever-expanding range of media. Factoring the cost of ink into your buying decision may make you think twice about going web or sheet fed.
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June 13, 2019

6 Sensible Steps for Diversifying your Inkjet Book of Business

Inkjet is having an impact on every segment of the print market. While adoption has been slower in some segments than others, the need for inkjet presses to stay running has caused a ripple effect across segments. Many print organizations who invest in inkjet quickly seek to diversify their book of business in order to fill their inkjet presses, minimize marginal running costs and maximize revenue.
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October 24, 2018

What You Don’t Know About Print Volumes and Inkjet

If you want to make good decisions about inkjet, you need to take a long hard look at your entire book of business. This post discusses the common issues that arise when decisions are made without proper analysis of all of a company’s print volume – whether they think it can transition to inkjet or not.
September 5, 2018

Understanding Your Workflow Capacity – Part 1

Tim Cooper, Chief Enterprise Architect from Harland Clarke Holdings Company shares insights in a two-part series on defining, measuring and modelling workflow capacity for production inkjet printing. This article is focused on understanding the components of workflow and how it may impact capacity.

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