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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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September 14, 2023

Agfa SpeedSet packaging press nears launch

The evolution of the Inca Digital single-pass folding carton press – Agfa SpeedSet 1060.
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September 13, 2023

The Realities of Generative AI in the Printing Industry Today

A free, practical guide to the most realistic applications of generative artificial intelligence tools for printing organizations.
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September 12, 2023

The Production Inkjet Evolution: Xeikon

A look at the inkjet journey of Xeikon, Flint Group and their customer Label Source.
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September 7, 2023

Three Factors driving in-plant inkjet investments

In-plant print operations are making inkjet investments to address 3 challenges. Inkjet adoption is being driven by the convergence of difficulty with labor and training, the desire for workflow automation and reducing total cost of operation compared to offset and toner.
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September 6, 2023

Direct-to-bag and more with Inkcups XJet Switch

Inkcups, which makes a range of direct-to-object printers, has introduced a new printer, the Xjet Switch, which is designed for printing both direct-to-bag – meaning tote bags – and hard goods such as notebooks and other promotional items.
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September 5, 2023

Quantitative Interviews are a Must

Want to know how to eliminate innovation errors? It starts with quantitative questioning!
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August 31, 2023

Inkjet Shopping Guide – Label Presses – Part 3: Hybrid

Primarily in the high end of the market are found hybrid inkjet / analogue presses that can provide economic and productivity benefit over either stand-alone technology in the right scenario.
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August 29, 2023

The Production Inkjet Evolution: Ricoh Production Inkjet

The journey from Riken Sensitized Paper to Ricoh production inkjet.
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August 24, 2023

Inkjet sustainability for packaging converters

Ciaran Little of Smithers talks about the potential sustainability impact of inkjet adoption on the packaging market.
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August 22, 2023

Practical Advice for Prepress Automation in L&P

Every label and packaging press has unique characteristics that influence your prepress toolkit. Read this before you build your shopping list for LabelExpo.
August 22, 2023

Summer’s last stand

Tuesday August 22: it’s the 34th Tuesday of 2023 and the 63rd day of Summer. The dog days are past (named for Sirius the dog star, not puppies) and there
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August 17, 2023

2023 Mid-Year Inkjet Installation Roundup

Between January and June 2023, we verified 58 press installations at 55 companies. While the trend we had been seeing for press formats was sheet-fed edging out roll-fed, over the first 6 months of 2023 we found a few more roll-fed than sheet-fed presses to report.
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August 16, 2023

Build Your Interviewing Skills

Dan Adams is back with his latest in his Growth & Innovation series and explains how to apply probing questions in your customer interviews.
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August 15, 2023

Revolution or just spinning?

Tuesday, August 15, 2023 Looking backwards, historians can pretty clearly define three industrial revolutions. The first, what I like to call the Steampunk revolution, in the mid 1700s to mid 1800s
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August 15, 2023

Unpacking Inkjet Sustainability

A technical assessment of the meaning of sustainability in terms of inkjet formulation choices within the context of different inkjet market uses
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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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August 9, 2023

The Impact of Pigment Binder Inks

Inkjet ink and fabric compatibility is complex. It doesn’t have to be.
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August 8, 2023

The “X Factor” and Everything Apps

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 I admit that when I heard that Elon Musk was changing the name of Twitter to X my first thought was that he had truly lost his mind. I dug
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August 8, 2023

Eric Chung on the Canon ProStream 3000

A look at the productivity and efficiency enhancements in the ProStream 3000.

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