Inkjet is still new to the masses and its differences are easier to “see” than verbally explain. Seems crazy, but this is why we use these multi-million dollar print workflows for one or two finished proofs.
Inkjet Insight maps out I.T. Strategies North American print volume data to explore opportunities for production inkjet technologies. The map looks packaging, publishing, and document application categories.
Few companies have embraced the concept that production workflow in a competitive organization is something that needs to be continuously improved. Only when we understand and accept the limits of our workflow can we be cognizant of ways to improve it.
Printers, manufacturers, software designers, color experts will contribute expertise.
Marco Boer of I.T. Strategies discusses his concern about paper pricing, and the shift in paper supply to the packaging market and other supply chain issues driving up inkjet costs. Find out what he has to say about the year 2030.
Mary Schilling and Pat McGrew discuss inkjet print samples to be found at Hunkeler Innovation Days and provide tips for OEMs on showing their equipment in the best light. Great ideas for inkjet OEMS that translate into a useful checklist for printing companies as well.
Elizabeth Gooding and Pat McGrew recap the key messages from the opening panel at Hunkeler Innovation Days in Luzerne Switzerland.
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
Building your own inkjet press might seem like a radical approach. Each year brings more options for speed, print resolution, and finished print sizes in both cut-sheet and web-fed formats. For some companies the option of building a custom press provides opportunities for differentiation that are worth considering.
We are about halfway through the series that leads us to an understanding of CIELAB and how it is used in managing color. In this post John Seymour takes a humorous look at how color could be managed using the Munsell color space, and the limitations that CIELAB can address.