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May 5, 2022

Coating and Varnishing for Inkjet

Coating & varnishing can add value to a print and is often used in commercial print. However, adoption in inkjet still lags. This articles looks at the reasons behind, changes in adoption and markets for growth.
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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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April 20, 2022

How to Build Sustainability into Your Strategy – Part 1

In the print industry, sustainability is often equated with the creation, use, and recycling of substrates, but there are many other elements to consider.
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April 7, 2022

In-Line Control for Inkjet

In-line quality control is a important step to automate print production and for short run inkjet printing it is especially crucial to minimise waste and interruptions. The article looks at strategies for in-line control options and gives an outlook.
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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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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 26, 2022

Download: Improving Operations and Profitability with Thermal Inkjet Technology

Learn how printing companies in packaging, coding & marking, direct mail and more are expanding the substrates they can print on and commanding premium pricing using thermal inkjet technology. Free download.
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January 19, 2022

What Makes an Inkjet Ink Sustainable?

Sustainability is getting more focus, but the print industry has yet to agree on a definition. So what makes an inkjet ink sustainable? This article looks at the different parameters to be considered. Perhaps sustainability goes beyond the ink itself…
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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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December 7, 2021

10 Minute Tip – Wind it up and Splice it

Looking at how avoiding a single paper change per shift could save a bunch of downtime and dollars over the course of the year. But how do you do that?
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December 1, 2021

Imposing Workflows – Part 1

To create optimized imposition processes today there are a host of choices that take the math and design aspects of imposition out of the hands of the prepress team and put it firmly in the hands of imposition engines
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November 11, 2021

Sustainability and Textile Printing: Driving to a More Sustainable Business Model

Increased scrutiny on sustainability throughout the textile supply chain has the potential to increase demand for digital textile printing. Read on for our analysis of the situation.
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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 3, 2021

Solving Haunted Workflows – Part 2

A belated but still spooky mystery solved – Pat McGrew and her mystery machine meddle to solve your haunted workflows.
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October 20, 2021

10 Minute Tip – Preflight and Party

Pat McGrew says “don’t get stalled by missing resources.” Check out one more way that 10 minutes could save you $100k per year.

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