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January 19, 2023

Web-to-print is vital to inkjet: buy or build?

No two print operations are identical. Equipment mixes, selling cultures, customers and products all vary from site to site. With so much variation in business processes, when should inkjet producers buy their essential web-to-print or digital storefront solution off-the-shelf and when is the best path a customized solution? It starts with an assessment!
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December 21, 2022

Three transition trends for 2023

Did your business change over the last couple of years? What have you done to cope? Did you hire new people, add automation to workflows, buy a company, sell a pieces of business, or find new ways to navigate supply chain issues? If any of these items look familiar, you are on the same ride as most of your peers. Let’s find the learnings to get ready for 2023.
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November 21, 2022

You’re Invited to a Colorful Friendsgiving

Mary has a free color resource for her friends. Please register (for free) to download .ase files.
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November 8, 2022

Print composition evolves in an omni-channel world

OpenText and Papyrus leading print/mail composition tools, are enhancing their products to support client migration to cloud and SaaS models for omni-channel communications. Clients are demanding product features for less technical users and a better UI. 


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October 17, 2022

BlueCrest Unveils Print+ StatementTM In-line Document Printing Solution

BlueCrest, the global producer in the high-volume postal and parcel automation market, is today announcing the launch of the Print+ Statement™.
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September 6, 2022

Face-to-face idea sharing is where I learn best

Attending in-person conferences provides the best environment for peer learning. SMEs will share insights and stories at Xplor22 Why “Build versus Buy” May Be the Riskiest Decision You Make. And Combat Paper, Ink & Labor Challenges! ROI and Customer Stories from the Trenches. 

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August 18, 2022

Sustainable Printing & Dusobox Partnership Delivers Eight-fold Prepress Staff Reduction

Release Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 Press release from the issuing company Leading automation provider Significans Automation (www.significans.com) has facilitated the launch of the country’s newest digital corrugate printing company,
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August 3, 2022

Any Idea What’s in YOUR Business Continuity Wallet?

Who is accountable for your Business Continuity Plan today? When was the last time it was carefully reviewed and tested? What is your confidence level?
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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 8, 2022

Hardening Data Driven Print – Part 2

While you may not consider your business a likely target, talk to your peers the next time you get together. You’ll find that many printing companies have already been targeted with malware and ransomware. We get practical and build some actionable guidelines for data protection.
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June 1, 2022

Hardening Data Driven Print – Part 1

Hardening is a process that IT and cybersecurity people use to guard against threats like malware and ransomware, but also to ensure that customer data remains unexposed as it is gathered, processed, used in business applications, and included in customer-facing communications.
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May 24, 2022

RFP Checklist – Software Requirements

Software requirements are critical to getting the most out of an inkjet solution. We recommend doing a thorough SW analysis before investing in hardware. Premium members can access the Inkjet Insight Software Requirements Worksheet here.
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April 27, 2022

How to Build Sustainability into Your Strategy – Part 2

Inkjet printing and marking technology in late-stage manufacturing has been around for decades, enabled by the integration of print modules within the manufacturing environment.
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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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February 9, 2022

There’s a Wizard in my Ear – And That’s Good!

Just about every vendor has or is working on solutions that make it easy to interact confidently with their technicians using virtual and remote solutions. They are only half of the equation. What’s the other half?
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January 31, 2022

Solimar Systems and RISO Announce their Strategic Partnership

Providing Customers with Enhanced Workflow Processes for Digital Inkjet Printing
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January 27, 2022

The Wizards Are Coming to A Machine Near You – and That’s Good!

Even with the training and documentation at hand, the processes, procedures, and parts orientations on large inkjet machines can be confusing.
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January 12, 2022

Wizardly Workflow Guidance for 2022

Automation, integration, and education are your three missions for 2022. Evaluate where you are and start moving toward a more optimized workflow to unlock maximum margin from every job.
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January 5, 2022

Wild Workflow Learnings of 2021

During 2021 we have seen interest in workflow automation grow from several directions.
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December 14, 2021

An Inkjet Workflow Retrospective

Despite the challenges of 2021, annual reviews are essential to finding a path to continue to grow. For some companies that path included new investments.

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