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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 10, 2022

Protecting and Augmenting Inkjet Prints

In this technical article we look at some of the chemistry benefits & challenges associated to overcoating inkjet to expand the end-use performance of inkjet products.
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February 17, 2022

Si-MEMS Heads – What is the Fuss About?

In this article we explain a little more about why we hear so much about this buzz-phrase with reference to latest print head technology and try and explain a little print head manufacturing jargon along the way.
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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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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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August 31, 2021

Color Management is Not Just About Color- Part 2 Drying & Curing

The next installment in the components color management takes a look at drying and curing and their impact on print quality.
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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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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 11, 2021

Color Management is Not Just About Color – Uniformity

Inkjet for commercial and industrial printing are mostly using aqueous or UV ink. They may be jetting on media surfaces from metals, synthetics, plastics, glass and of course paper based substrates.
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July 28, 2021

Nozzle Correction for Image Quality

Since inkjet printing uses arrays of nozzles to precisely jet ink, the effect of blocked or deviating nozzles is one of the biggest barriers to quality. Learn how different systems approach the problem.
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June 9, 2021

Why Standards Are Important in Inkjet

Printing to standards doesn’t necessarily mean printing to ISO standards – but you do need standards to follow.
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June 8, 2021

GIS Atlas™ IQ Tools – Intelligent Software Solutions for Modern Industrial Inkjet Printers

Simon Edwards of Global Inkjet Systems, talks about the Atlas Image Quality (IQ) tools for image optimization and system performance management.
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May 18, 2021

Offset vs. Inkjet- Part 3 – Controlling the Pain Points

This article focuses on a challenge unique to inkjet presses, the jet-out. However, while offset does not experience jet-outs, it does experience ink voids in the form of hickies and picking.
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May 4, 2021

Offset vs. Inkjet- Part 3 – Measuring Uniformity

Remember our comparison environment from the previous post on graininess? This time we compare uniformity challenges for inkjet and offset.
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April 27, 2021

Offset vs. Inkjet- Measuring Print Defects For Perspective

The first in a series taking a measured approach to comparing offset and inkjet print quality.
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April 8, 2021

Should Inkjet Be Compared to Commercial Print?

Mary does a bake off with a 200 lpi sheet-fed offset press against a continuous aqueous pigment inkjet press. She measures when she bakes.
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April 7, 2021

Effects of Paper on Brand Colors

Real world look at the impact of paper color on inkjet-produced brand colors from IWCO Direct.
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March 16, 2021

Understanding Media Qualification – Replay

Our March Inkjet Explainer tackles that fundamental factor of inkjet life – media qualification. How do you get from a paper that is “approved” by your OEM to finding something right for jobs on your press?
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November 23, 2020

Color Management and Shiny Things

As inkjet expands into more demanding markets it’s time to demand more from your color management tools.
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August 5, 2020

Why Business Color Won’t Cut It for Transaction Print

Direct mailers are heavily invested in inkjet. In the US 42% of direct mail page volume runs on inkjet – that’s only 6% behind offset and growing. Now, commercial printers

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