5 Facets of Inkjet Innovation

Inkjet Innovation Week - June 14-18, 2021

Inkjet Insight hosted the 2021 virtual Inkjet Innovation Week to educate the industry on the latest inkjet technology coming to market across document, labels, packaging and industrial segments. Technology coverage includes presses, press components, software and finishing. Anchoring the event are a series of 60 minute, expert-led webinars sessions.

Innovation Segments

  • Web-fed document production
  • Sheet-fed document production
  • Packaging & labels
  • Industrial and bespoke systems
  • Inkjet workflow and efficiency (software and hardware)

Innovation Week Sessions

Innovations Driving Continuous Inkjet Growth

Monday June 14 11:30AM Eastern

Speakers:
Mary Schilling, Head of Print Quality Analysis, Inkjet Insight
Erik Holdo, President Avalon Ridge Technologies

We’re kicking off Inkjet Innovation Week with a look at the format that opened the door to inkjet acceptance. The productivity of roll-fed (continuous feed) inkjet gained early adopters in transaction printing and direct mail even when devices only delivered “business color.” This session looks at the technical innovations that have opened up new markets for inkjet, who has them and how they work.

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Sheet-fed Inkjet Innovation Comes in Many Sizes

Tuesday June 15 11:30AM Eastern

Speakers:
Elizabeth Gooding, Inkjet Insight
Ralf Schlozer, digitalprintexpert
Amy Machado, IDC

Sheet-fet inkjet presses include some of the least expensive and most expensive presses on the market. With different ink chemistries including aqueous, oil-based and UV as well as multiple sheet sizes it is an inkjet galaxy all to itself. This session will provide an explanation of recent innovations and new releases in the sheetfed inkjet market set in the context of the market as a whole.

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Slowly, Slowly then Suddenly - Inkjet for Packaging & Labels

Wednesday June 16 11:30AM Eastern

Speakers:
Jeff Wettersten, Karstedt Partners
Kelly Lawrence, Lawrence Innovation
Mary Schilling, Inkjet Insight

Packaging markets that have moved slowly with inkjet then suddenly we saw multiple new entrants in the past year across folding carton, flexible packaging and even corrugated packaging. OEMs in the label market, where inkjet has made the greatest inroads, have continued to innovate. This session reviews and explains innovations in each segment of the packaging and labels market along with findings from recent market research from Karstedt Partners.

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Industrial Inkjet and Innovative Bespoke Solutions

Thursday June 17 11:30AM Eastern

Speakers:
Mark Bale, DoDxAct Ltd
Nessan Cleary, The Printing and Manufacturing Journal
Elizabeth Gooding, Inkjet Insight

There is no greater concentration of inkjet innovation than the twin topics of industrial inkjet applications and the inkjet integration market. Between the two, inkjet is reaching almost every substrate and application segment you can think of as either a press solution or part of a broader product manufacturing process.

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Surrounding Inkjet with Breakthrough Workflow Solutions

Friday June 18 11:30AM Eastern

Speakers:
Elizabeth Gooding, Inkjet Insight
Pat McGrew, McGrew Group

There is no greater concentration of inkjet innovation than the twin topics of industrial inkjet applications and the inkjet integration market. Between the two, inkjet is reaching almost every substrate and application segment you can think of as either a press solution or part of a broader product manufacturing process.

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Innovation Week Sponsors

All webinars are free thanks to the support of our generous sponsors. Leading experts will take you on a deep dive on the hurdles new inkjet offers are working to overcome and the path suppliers are taking to deliver solutions.

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