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April 6, 2023

What You Don’t Know About Print Volumes and Inkjet

If you want to make good decisions about inkjet, you need to take a long hard look at your entire book of business. This post discusses the common issues that arise when decisions are made without proper analysis of all of a company’s print volume – whether they think it can transition to inkjet or not.
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March 30, 2023

Let Your Customers Surprise You

Hate surprises? Same. There’s a time and a place for surprises and you can usually find them by interviewing your customers. Dan Adams discusses probing answers from customers. 
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March 29, 2023

Inkjet Performance Review

Inkjet color may be more consistent than any other print process, but it still needs regular checkups to maintain top pop.
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March 28, 2023

Products and Fabrics for Inkjet Textile Printing

This article is the third in a series on inkjet for textile printing intended to help companies not involved in textile printing to evaluate market opportunities. This article will address basic fabric requirements and their preparation for inkjet printing.
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March 23, 2023

Shopping for Inkjet at Hunkeler Innovation Days

Attendees at the Hunkeler Innovation Days conference were motivated to seek new solutions to address their labor challenges. Their goals were: improving automation, simplifying workflow, improved throughput, and decreasing manufacturing time.
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March 22, 2023

KYOCERA to Acquire NIXKA, France-based Producer of Inkjet Print Engines and Systems

Kyocera’s 100% ownership to create new synergies in inkjet print technologies
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March 22, 2023

Making Money: Profit Takes More than Revenue

Controlling costs is essential to any business, but there is more to ending the year profitably. Find the data that can help you make the best decisions about what products to offer in the markets you serve, and then review a key set of performance indicators regularly.
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March 21, 2023

The Changing Face of Pantone Colors and Branding

Adobe’s changes to Pantone color library management has caused confusion and paved the way for new tools and new ways to define brand colors and systems. Learn how IWCO has responded.
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March 16, 2023

Navigating Industrial Inkjet Development

An introduction into the many factors and technologies to be brought together to achieve a custom inkjet solution
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March 15, 2023

2023 Inkjet Shopping Guide for Flexible Packaging Presses

This shopping guide is intended to give a high-level overview of flexible packaging presses available or announced.
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March 14, 2023

Don’t let good business go bad

This episode of the “things to do better” series looks at the joys of customer onboarding and maintenance and why it’s so hard to get development estimates.
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March 9, 2023

Picking Inkjet Winners Through 2027

A look at growth segments and growth drivers for inkjet presses through 2027.
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March 7, 2023

Innovations in Ink Expand Inkjet Printing Possibilities

The ability to print on a wider variety of substrates is a significant unmet need for inkjet users. This article explains why this is such a difficult challenge for many application segments an how ink technology is making strides in some markets.
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March 6, 2023

Hunkeler innovationdays 2023 – inkjet reaching maturity

The Hunkeler Innovationdays event evolved from an open house for web finishing into what is arguably the most important event for high volume digital printing.
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March 2, 2023

February 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

Our February report covering the tail end of 2022 into 2023, includes 12 presses in the US and 10 in Europe (plus 3 oldies from 2020 and 2021). We are finally seeing web-fed installations on par with sheet-fed after 7 months of reporting a tilt toward sheet-fed.
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March 1, 2023

B2B Interviewing Fundamentals

What are we trying to learn when we conduct B2B interviews? But beware omission and commission, which may derail what you are working to discover.
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February 28, 2023

Canon Announces ProStream 3000 Series, its Next Generation of High-speed, Web-fed Inkjet Printers for the Commercial Print Market

Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the ProStream 3000 series, the next generation of its high-speed, web-fed inkjet presses for commercial print.
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February 28, 2023

2023 Inkjet Shopping Guide for Corrugated Presses Part 2: Pre-Print Plus

Continuing our coverage of inkjet for corrugated, the second part in this shopping guide offers a high-level overview of the corrugated post-print devices available plus a few alternative approaches to corrugated print.
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February 23, 2023

Products and fabrics for inkjet textile printing

Part 2 in a deep dive into inkjet for textiles: a look at how the intended end-use drives fabric and process choices
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February 22, 2023

Jim Continenza on Kodak’s Inkjet Investments

Jim Continenza, Executive Chairman & CEO of Kodak speaks to Elizabeth Gooding about the company’s approach to investing in their future, and the future of their printing customers, distributors, and integration partners.

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