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October 6, 2021

The Value of Diversity in Inkjet Printers

IWCO Direct on the value of having more than one type of inkjet press.
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October 1, 2021

September Inkjet Installation Roundup

Giddyup partner, it’s another month of inkjet installations. This month, we cover 11 global installations.
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August 25, 2021

Wide Open Color

Mike Todryk speaks to those who say “We don’t need no stinkin’ color standards. We want wide open color!”
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June 4, 2021

Workflow Overcoming In-Plant Challenges – Video

Mike Lincoln of the State of Colorado details the challenges he has faced and overcome in the past year using workflow software updates.
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April 22, 2021

Transformations Series: Specialty Print Communications

SPC uses inkjet personalization across platforms on almost every piece of the billion+ direct mail pieces produced every year. Adam LeFebvre, President of Specialty Print Communications discusses the company’s not-so- traditional transition to inkjet.
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June 16, 2020

Trend Knows Their Destination

We love printing companies who eat their own cooking. Learn how Trend Offset Printing put their inkjet environment to use on their own marketing leveraging data, creative design and extensive personalization. #inkjetinnovation
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February 26, 2020

Can G7 Work with Inkjet? User Perspectives

Mike Todryk of IWCO Direct uses G7 color management across a range of production processes, including inkjet. In this post he lays to rest some misconceptions about G7 and its uses and shares insight on how the process can add value.
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November 26, 2019

Plumb Marketing on Data, Diversification and Inkjet – Video

Plumb Marketing charts a course for continued growth through investment in multiple types of inkjet technology and diversification of their services and applications.
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November 20, 2019

Importance of Clear Communication with Print Providers

Mike Todryk, Color Technical Specialist for IWCO Direct shares three of the biggest client communication gaps impacting Production Service Provider’s ability to reproduce brand colors correctly. Educate your customers, educate yourself and get colors right the first time.
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October 15, 2019

IWCO Direct’s Seamless Inkjet and Offset Environment – Video

Kurt Ruppel of IWCO Direct talks about their mixed-process environment and why is pays to think of an inkjet device as a press.
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September 3, 2019

Lessons Learned About Color Gamut

The sheer number of factors that affect the color gamut in production inkjet can be overwhelming. Whether you are a Print Services Provider or a buyer of inkjet-printed products, these color gamut factors matter. IWCO Direct spends a lot of time answering these questions internally and for customers. Here are some of the things they’ve learned thus far.
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July 2, 2019

Group Joos Inkjet Applications – Video

Alex Joos of Group Joos, located in Belgium, joins us for a deeper dive into their use of inkjet across multiple operations. Group Joos provides transaction printing and direct mail services to a very diverse market using inkjet across all areas.
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June 18, 2019

The Evolution of Inkjet Technology and Terminology

Robert Clark, manager of digital operations for IWCO Direct provides an overview of one of the inkjet educational tools he uses extensively – and why it matters. He’s referring to the Glossary of the 2nd edition of the Designer’s Guide to Inkjet. Wow – we have a fan. Thanks Robert.
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June 6, 2019

More on Paragon Customer Communications – Part 2 – Video

Dave Phillips of Paragon Customer Communications is back with more details on 2 very different UK sites where cutting edge inkjet equipment coexists with some more “old school” tech. Dave provides insight on working with inkjet and coated paper, best fit of different inkjet technologies and the implications of GDPR requirements for transaction printers and direct mailers.
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May 21, 2019

Paragon Customer Communications – Part 1 – Video

Dave Phillips, Site Director for Paragon Customer Communications has a lot to say about the global printing market and where inkjet fits. In part 1 of this series, Dave provides an overview of the Paragon global footprint spanning 45 countries and the distinct approaches of their 2 UK sites.
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May 9, 2019

Group Joos – Evolution of Inkjet Investment – Video

Alex Joos CEO of Group Joos in Belgium shares his company’s inkjet journey. Group Joos provides traditional commercial printing services, transactional and administrative communications, omnichannel solutions and security printing.
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May 7, 2019

In-Plant Considerations in Choosing an Inkjet Press

Pete Gjerness, long-time in-plant print executive, tackles the main questions that drive requirements for evaluating an inkjet press.
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April 22, 2019

How Century Marketing Solutions is Transitioning to Production Inkjet – Video

Elizabeth Gooding talks to Rick Herlevic, Director of Plant Operations at Century Marketing Solutions about the introduction of an HP PageWide Web PressT230 inkjet solution into their direct mail/commercial printing operation. CMS is the in-plant arm of CenturyLink, and also has a sales force and an array of outside clients.
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October 1, 2018

A Tight Paper Market Demands a Disciplined Sourcing Strategy

Karen Weil, Director of Procurement for IWCO Direct, shares her impressions of Inkjet Insight’s market research on paper supply and her approach to securing paper for her client’s projects.
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September 18, 2018

Measuring the Capacity of Your Inkjet Workflow – Part 2

Managing your workflow resources, understanding potential bottlenecks and the corresponding job attributes that will trigger them is essential to meeting SLA performance expectations in an inkjet environment. Tim Cooper of NCP Solutions, an OSG Company, provides expert insight on identifying constraints and measuring for success.

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