Key Trends in Inkjet Paper Development & Evaluation

In Article, Download, Knowledge Base, Paper and Media by Elizabeth Gooding0 Comments

Advances in inkjet technology and fluids are enabling production on a wider variety of paper grades and finishes. How does this impact the evaluation process for papers? What new variables must be considered when evaluating paper for particular application segments. Mary offered work-arounds for scarcity in the market and tips on finding and evaluating papers.

Inkjet Print Head Pop Quiz

In Article, Knowledge Base, Print Heads, RFP Checklist by Elizabeth Gooding0 Comments

OEM executives and analysts offer balanced overviews of the pros and cons of the different print head technologies, but to understand which is best buyers need to look beyond the head technology itself and consider specific characteristics of each implementation of the technology. Here are the questions to ask.

Screening Software Drives Inkjet Quality

In Article, Industry Issues, Knowledge Base, Labels, Packaging – Flexible, Packaging – Folding Carton by Elizabeth Gooding0 Comments

David Zwang joins us for an initial look at an interesting new screening software development that significantly improves the quality of inkjet imaging. The software referenced is only available as an option from an OEM as part of their RIP, or as a component in a custom-developed (bespoke) hybrid inkjet printing solution.

Inkjet for Marketing Collateral – What Matters?

In Article, Commercial Marketing Collateral, Industry Issues, Knowledge Base, Print Quality Analysis, Topic by Andy Gordon0 Comments

While the conversion of marketing collateral from offset to digital may not be high, the value for digitally printed collateral is often much higher than other applications, typically driven by shorter run lengths, versioning and personalization. This has created excellent revenue opportunities for commercial printers who specialize in this area.