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June 25, 2020

Miyakoshi Flexes Its Packaging Muscles

Miyakoshi Printing Machinery Co., Ltd. (Miyakoshi), launched the MJP30AXF web-fed digital inkjet press focused on the short-run, flexible packaging market.
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June 24, 2020

Packaging Innovation – Inside Out with Inkjet

Last week, David Zwang, Editor of WhatTheyThink and Mary Schilling, Partner at Inkjet Insight provided an overview of new and exciting developments coming to market that address packaging during Inkjet Insight’s Inkjet Innovation week. Here’s an overview of top trends and market entrants in all segments of inkjet for packaging.
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June 23, 2020

What’s Happening in Sheet-Fed Inkjet?

Get a high-level synopsis of the webinar “Opening New Markets with Sheet-Fed Inkjet Innovations,” covering the varied approaches to the market based on sheet size, print application segment and buyer profile. If your interest is piqued, you can listen to the full webinar and download the presentation for more details.
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June 22, 2020

What’s Driving Innovation in Web-Fed Inkjet Systems?

A full recap of Inkjet Insight’s webinar presentation of “What’s Driving Innovation in Web-Fed Inkjet Systems?” OEMs are continually finding creative solutions to make the process easier and faster, while giving customers the ability to expand their portfolios and increase profits, learn more about these innovations.
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June 18, 2020

What’s in YOUR Dashboard?

Dashboards can be an amazing productivity aid, or they can be a distraction. Consider your team, your working environment, and what information will help the team be as efficient as possible.
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June 16, 2020

Trend Knows Their Destination

We love printing companies who eat their own cooking. Learn how Trend Offset Printing put their inkjet environment to use on their own marketing leveraging data, creative design and extensive personalization. #inkjetinnovation
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June 15, 2020

Hot Topic: Global Graphics Direct

Learn how Global Graphics Direct software cuts out the middle-man in data transfer ushering in a new generation of speed and efficiency for inkjet OEMs and their customers.
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June 10, 2020

In-Plants do Your Customers Know you are Open?

The current situation has demonstrated the need to continually communicate internally and externally. Senior leaders expect managers and teams to get the work done. While they may not need to know all the details, ongoing communications are critical.
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June 9, 2020

GCR: What it is and Why it Matters for Inkjet

Understanding and implementing GCR can greatly help you print better with inkjet. Whether it is better stability, better ink savings, or a wider color gamut, explore what GCR can do for you.
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May 26, 2020

What is a Dashboard and Do You Need One?

Dashboards are helpful for everyone in an organization from team members on the shop floor to the C-suite. Pat McGrew sets the stage for what questions you should ask yourself when considering a dashboard for your inkjet organization.
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May 6, 2020

The New Normal and Inkjet Printing

Every business innovates, solves problems and employs people. We are resilient and COVID-19 will not change that fact. Nevertheless, recovery from the pandemic will be highly irregular and uneven, requiring frequent pivots as the fluid print marketplace evolves to a new normal.
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April 23, 2020

Single Pass – Going with the Inkjet Flow

When it comes to print heads, the viscosity influence can be critical to the reliability of operation. To understand this, Mark Bale demonstrates in part two of his single pass series.
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April 22, 2020

Working with Virtual Support When Everything is on Lockdown

When that reliable, friendly face is no longer sitting in their office on your site, can’t travel, or is less available on the phone, what options do you have for getting the support you need? Ask your vendors about virtual support! It takes many forms. You may already be using some form of it, but make sure you are taking advantage of every option. 
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April 8, 2020

Helping Designers Bring Bling to Inkjet

Mary Schilling helps a Chicago designer for Allison&Ivy tackle her first catalog project on inkjet. Learn about the designer’s questions and why the project was a success. Helping designers helps the industry.
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April 7, 2020

Process Control Supports Color Management

Process control and color management are the one-two punch that knocks out digital printing inefficiencies.
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April 5, 2020

Pete Basiliere: a Beacon in New England

We continue our Profiles in Quarantine series this week with Pete Basiliere. Pete knows that even little things can make a difference when trying to keep your community together.
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April 1, 2020

Canon Doubles Down on Commercial Print with VarioPRINT iX

With the introduction of two new VarioPPRINT iX models, Canon is focused squarely on the needs of general commercial printers for high image quality on a wide media range and flexibility to run mixed media jobs at full speed. Canon will continue to market and support the current VarioPrint+ iSeries in the appropriate markets along with the new VarioPRINT iX Series. The new devices will be ready to ship in July 2020. See overview and supporting white paper.
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March 27, 2020

Ralf Schlozer: Far From Home

Next up in our profiles in quarantine we find Ralf Schlozer who normally provides our European perspective on inkjet markets. While most people have been forced to stay home due
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March 27, 2020

Community Building in the COVID Economy

MindFire established the COVID-19 Print Group on LinkedIn to provide a forum for printers to help each other share volumes, information and advice as more states issue Stay at Home policies and organizations are forced to close leaving clients without service. In three days membership has grown from zero to nearly 800 members.
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March 25, 2020

Learning from Living in Lockdown – Mark Bale

As we continue our series on Profiles in Quarantine, we visit Mark Bale who covers the most super-techy topics on Inkjet Insight that use math above my pay grade. Mark is based in UK which this week announced necessary, but very restrictive, measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. UK is under lockdown with residents instructed to stay indoors except for essential services and subject to fines for violating guidelines.

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