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Xeikon Announces 7-color Label Press

By Amy Hahn / Published:

Xeikon America, Inc. today announces the addition of a high-end label press to its Panther portfolio to extend the company’s comprehensive offering, broaden its application reach and meet marketplace need.

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Domino N730i Digital Label Press Overview

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

Domino Printing Sciences delivered a very well-orchestrated virtual launch event for their new, generation 7 digital label press. Read the over view of the N730i press representing the first major inkjet endeavor bringing together the technology assets of Domino and parent Brother Industries since their acquisition in 2015.

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Inkjet Labels Come of Age

By Mark Bale / Published:

Building on our previous ink-focused posts, Mark Bale of DoDxAct, who gave his first technical talk on label printing in 2007, looks back at the inkjet journey and what it means for the future of labels & packaging.

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Thomas Printworks: from Business Cards to Buildings

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

Thomas Printworks is a different kind of printing company that takes an unusual perspective on print markets. While many companies categorize themselves as a particular type of printer, direct mail, commercial books, etc., Thomas Printworks looks at the customers they want to capture and how to do the most for those customers. In terms of printing applications and technology, they simply look at large format and “small format.” This article discusses the digital print portfolio the company uses to deliver solutions of all sizes to a wide range of customers and what they have learned from investing in inkjet.

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COVID and the Message that Cried Wolf

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

With full color production inkjet, advanced composition, and customer facing message management tools readily available, sophisticated variable messaging is not a technical challenge. The problem is that companies have been teaching their customers to ignore the message areas for years, and now they need them to pay attention.

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How to Stay Informed in a Remote World

By Lois Ritarossi / Published:

Fall is around the corner and the question is how to make the right decisions for new equipment and technology without live events. Should organizations continue to postpone capital investment decisions? As we move into the last quarter of 2020 it is time to make many decisions.

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Obsession With Inkjet

By Mary Schilling / Published:

Back in 2017, Indie band OK Go, achieved a task like no other. Elaborately choreographing a 4-minute music video using 567 perfectly timed Canon inkjet desktop printers, creating a waterfall …

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Cool Tools: Bringing You the World of Color

By Mary Schilling / Published:

Have you ever wanted to hold a color globe just to systematically navigate between colors and explore how they blend into each other? Have you ever wanted to physically display the color wheels’ gradual relational value from any given color to the next? Inkjet Insight has been on a mission to find Cool Tools which make our lives easier. For printers to prepress and designers, there are tools and innovations which help with the processes or create a better understanding of our creative, colorful world.

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Catalog Marketing in a New Retail Reality

By Elizabeth Gooding / Published:

Across the spectrum of B2C and B2B, when consumers couldn’t find their preferred product at their preferred retailer, they changed their shopping behavior: many consumers have tried a different brand or shopped at a different retailer in the past few months by necessity. Here’s the scary part for a lot of retailers – they may never switch back. Mailing less catalogs puts brands at risk – but continuing to mail catalogs without knowing the right products and messaging are getting to the right people is also risky. Here how Land’s End is striking the right balance for their brand.

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Cutsheet Inkjet in Europe

By Ralf Schlozer / Published:

In previous editions of this series I wrote about the main applications production inkjet is being used for, focusing mostly on roll-fed inkjet – the dominant production method so far. This is different for cutsheet inkjet, which is far more versatile and is used across a number of applications.