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September 20, 2022

To Match or Not to Match

To match, or not to match? That is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of work being pulled or to take up arms and scream “no one would notice that difference anyway.”
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July 28, 2022

Remoistening High Coverage Inkjet Print – Video

Tips and tricks for controlling and enhancing quality on the ProStream 1800 with Contiweb DFA
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July 19, 2022

Inkjet Makes Staffing Easier

PSPs have had to increase wages, benefits and recruiting strategies to fill open positions. Inkjet adoption has enabled printers to attract new and provide flexibility for customers as the industry adjusts to the paper supply challenges. Automated workflow solutions are driving growth.

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June 29, 2022

Inkjet Printing with Eyes Wide Open

Having quality issues? Sometimes printheads aren’t the problem. Here are tips for diagnosing common problems before they cost you money.
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June 28, 2022

What has Auto-Splicing Reels Ever Done for Us?

Press manufacturers usually offer a choice of the reel handling system to their customers to meet their individual preferences. Understand your options and their cost, productivity and sustainability impact.
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June 14, 2022

The Long Unwinding Road Leads to Efficiency

Sean Smyth kicks off a series on continuous inkjet efficiency. In part 1 he interviews press OEMs on the use-cases and benefits of non-stop winding solutions for customers.
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June 7, 2022

Michelman’s Gianluigi Rankin Talks About the World of Inkjet Priming and Coating

We had the opportunity to catch up with Gianluigi Rankin, Manager Global Marketing with Michelman to talk about the opportunities and complexities of developing inkjet compatible primers and coatings that help open up new markets.
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June 2, 2022

Inkjet for Manufacturing Efficiency

Inkjet is coming full circle with the concept of reengineering production at the heart of continued inkjet adoption and success. Quality may be king, but productivity is the kingdom.
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May 18, 2022

Setting Up Papers in a Challenging Paper Market

Getting the paper you need when you need it has become a daily challenge for all printers, and IWCO Direct is no exception.
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May 17, 2022

Free Whitepaper – Improving TCO and Customer Satisfaction with Inkjet

This 12 page white paper covers the many ways that priming and coatings for inkjet reduce the total cost of ownership and improve product satisfaction for press buyers and their customers.
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April 21, 2022

Invest In Our Planet

For those of us who dare to dream of making our world a better place, Kelly Lawrence turned to a few sustainability experts to help us identify next steps.
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March 29, 2022

USPS Promotions: Physical Mail Drives Digital Engagement


Print mail service providers are making it easier for their clients to leverage the USPS promotions with bundled services and campaign management. Clients are eager to show postal savings with rates increasing. The various promotions demonstrate mail is driving digital engagement. 

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March 9, 2022

2022 Outlook for Digitally Printed Labels

Digitally printed labels continues to be a growing market for inkjet. To dig into the potential for inkjet in the label market, we interviewed industry experts Catherine Heckman, President of the Tag and Label Manufacturers Association (TLMI); Paul Lender, of Avery Dennison and Gianluigi Rankin from Michelman.
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February 16, 2022

Kodak Introduces KODACOLOR Ink for Film-to-Fabric Printing

Film-to-Fabric, also known as Direct-to-Film or DTF, is an emerging technology that is seeing rapid adoption, particularly among custom t-shirt decorators. Read on to learn about KODACOLOR, new ink system for Film-to-Fabric (DTF) printing projects from Eastman Kodak and how garment decorators can take advantage of this system to grow their businesses.
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November 9, 2021

Direct Mail ROI — Next Gen Inkjet Delivers — Part 2

Darwill upgraded to the Oce ProStream 1800 with speed and improved image quality that instills confidence in the sales team. Customers are leveraging more data to drive direct mail content and ROI for omnichannel programs. Darwill is delivering faster time to market with offline finishing. 

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November 4, 2021

Effective Coating Options Expand and Protect Paper Choices – Free Whitepaper

Some inkjet presses have a coating solution built-in, but many do not. If you are considering a coating system to expand compatibility of for post-coating, download this free whitepaper on Automated Metering technology.
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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 22, 2021

Understanding Brand Colors & Inkjet – Webinar Replay

People tend to take strong positions on brand colors, how to match them and how closely to match them. Not all of those positions are based on facts, and even those who think they are relying on facts may be citing poorly constructed, or out of context research. If you want your color strategy based on facts watch this webinar.
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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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August 19, 2021

Why Can’t I Get My Paper?

The paper industry is experiencing a confluence of factors, a perfect storm of negative impacts. What’s a printer or procurement manager to do?

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