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Importance of Clear Communication with Print Providers

In Article, Customer Education, Inkjet User Story, Knowledge Base, Paper and Media, Print Quality Analysisby Inkjet Insight Guest ContributorLeave a Comment

Mike Todryk, Color Technical Specialist for IWCO Direct shares three of the biggest client communication gaps impacting Production Service Provider’s ability to reproduce brand colors correctly. Educate your customers, educate yourself and get colors right the first time.

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Media Considerations for Digital Print

In Knowledge Base, Newsby Mary SchillingLeave a Comment

Mary Schilling will be presenting on Media Considerations for Digital Print as part of the 2-day Brand United, Digital Printing for Professionals. The session will be delivered in Dallas on Thursday October 24 at 9:30 a.m. as part of the 2019 Printing United event. See the full session description and receive a free attendee code from Inkjet Insight.

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New Inkjet Applications and Efficiencies for In-Plants

In Article, In-Plant Operations, Knowledge Baseby Lois RitarossiLeave a Comment

Many in-plants justified investment in inkjet platforms based on three criteria: reduced cost of running inkjet over older print devices, increased speed, throughput, and the elimination of pre-printed shells. However, newer inkjet technologies from several manufacturers have improved image quality and substrate flexibility opening up a range of new opportunities and continuing to drive efficiency improvements.

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Paper Supply Alert – Domtar to Reduce Papermaking Capacity at Two Mills

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Domtar to reduce papermaking capacity at two mills. These measures will reduce the Company’s annual uncoated freesheet paper capacity by approximately 204,000 short tons, and will result in a workforce reduction of approximately 100 employees. Closure of the Ashdown paper machine is effective as of the date of this announcement and the closure of the Port Huron machine will be completed by mid-November.

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Production Inkjet Tradeshow Shopping Guide Part 2 – Big Rigs

In Article, Devices, Events, Knowledge Base, Purchasing Inkjetby Elizabeth GoodingLeave a Comment

For the second in our series on Tradeshow Shopping, we are focusing on the biggest of the big – in terms of productivity. To be considered at “maximum productivity” in production inkjet today, a roll-fed device must deliver at least 2,000 US letter images per minute. While you may not see all of these devices “in person” at the shows, we have included OEMs who are exhibiting and bringing a segment of their inkjet portfolio for your tire-kicking pleasure.

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Primary Ink Management = Savings

In Article, Ink and Fluids, Inkjet Economics/TCO, Knowledge Base, Print Quality Analysisby Mary SchillingLeave a Comment

Many printers practice ink management by limiting combined process inks (CMYK and +) through a color profiling process. TAC adjustment can help control ink costs, drying, curl and paper cockle by limiting the overall volume of ink printed. Let’s talk about how to find the the percentage value of a color at which we no longer gain any color value by adding ink.