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September 23, 2021

Let’s Keep It Clean In Here!

Is it economically feasible to clean and reclaim inkjet printheads? Depending on the market the answer is a resounding YES.
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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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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 14, 2021

Regional OEM Viewpoints on Inkjet Sales Strategy

What customers should know about direct and in-direct inkjet sales approaches from 5 OEMS across the EMEAR region. Interview by Jean Lloyd.
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May 19, 2020

Maintain Now or Pay Later

Inkjet presses from many equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have delivered on the promise of lower cost, higher throughput, and better uptime. Many in-plant print operations attribute part of their success to their inkjet adoption strategy. Performing regular preventative maintenance is the  key to drive uptime and excellent image quality.
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April 22, 2020

Working with Virtual Support When Everything is on Lockdown

When that reliable, friendly face is no longer sitting in their office on your site, can’t travel, or is less available on the phone, what options do you have for getting the support you need? Ask your vendors about virtual support! It takes many forms. You may already be using some form of it, but make sure you are taking advantage of every option. 
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December 12, 2019

Understanding Quality Inkjet as the Sum of its Parts – Free Download

Our most recent white paper, sponsored by RICOH, examines the many factors that combine to create a quality inkjet solution for a particular market need. The production workflow and quality sensitivity varies significantly from one application segment to another. While some companies may be replacing one technology platform with another, others are challenged to maintain compatibility between inkjet and toner or offset platforms.
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November 18, 2019

Planning for Long Run Inkjet Success –  Video

A look at the planning, onboarding and post sales initiatives at Canon Solutions America that go into ensuring long-term success with an inkjet investment.
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July 17, 2019

Advances in Maintenance Protocols

This 5th post in the inkjet maintenance series looks at OEM apps for smartphones and tablets, and the questions to ask about the availability of advanced maintenance capabilities using augmented or virtual reality.
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July 9, 2019

Who Ya Gonna Call for Inkjet Press Maintenance?

A fully trained operator is central to a maintenance protocol that ensures the machine will perform its best in your environment.  If you spend the necessary time and consumables during ramp up, you will reap the rewards of efficiency and fearlessness as new types of jobs come into the shop.
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June 25, 2019

Zen and the Art of Inkjet Press Maintenance

In the third installment of her series on inkjet maintenance, Pat McGrew talks about maintenance considerations as you add work or shifts to your press. Like Motorcycle Maintenance, your mileage may vary.
May 30, 2019

Top Two Maintenance Questions to Ask

What is and is not included in the maintenance contract sound like basic questions – but listening for the RIGHT answers to these important questions is more nuanced than you might think. This is the second in a series on inkjet maintenance agreements.
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May 15, 2019

Are You Asking the Right Questions About Maintenance?

Whether you already own inkjet presses or you are in the market looking for your first, one of the big questions in the due diligence process revolves around maintenance programs. Pat McGrew provides top questions to ask and explains why they matter.
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May 8, 2019

Conditions for High Capacity Inkjet – Video

We talked to Brian Gallipeau of Canon Solutions America about misconceptions around the impact of environmental controls and regular maintenance on the success of an inkjet printing implementation. As always, he shares some great analogies for bringing the points home.
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February 20, 2019

Biggest Mistakes that Impact Press Availability – Video

While there are certainly technology and maintenance issues that impact inkjet production, often it’s as simple as rethinking and modifying an application.  Brian Gallipeau, Vice President, Field Service with Canon Solutions Americas talks about these issues and how to improve press availability and uptime.
December 11, 2018

Heavy Ink Coverage and Twice the Drying Power

Printing from the first tower allows ink twice as long to dry helping reduce roller build up and print defects in finishing.
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October 30, 2018

Looking at Inkjet from a Maintenance Perspective – Video

If you really want to know about the ins and outs of a new technology, don’t just talk to the sales and marketing people, talk to someone who has to keep the device up and running or fix it when it breaks. Meet Brian Gallipeau, Vice President, Field Service with Canon Solutions Americas.
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November 9, 2017

Not-So-Simple Discussion of Inkjet Economics – Part 1 of 3

Part 1 of a 3 part series on inkjet economics. Part 1 begins with guidance on creating good assumptions for the basis of your inkjet evaluation.

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