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December 15, 2022

Label & Packaging Inkjet in 2022

This article provides a view of the major launches of inkjet label and packaging presses in 2022 and how installation fared in 2022.
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December 14, 2022

Sales people are a valuable resource

Remove barriers, build trust and optimize your sales force to sell profitable products and services.
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December 13, 2022

Give your hypotheses the silent treatment

What should you do if you have a product idea? Lead with your idea? Ignore it? What about silently testing it? Dan Adams tells us how we should interview customers by keeping their outcomes in mind – which will help you find the perfect home for your cool new product. 
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December 12, 2022

The clear advantages of inkjet

An explanation of the historical evolution in printing with clear inkjet inks, leading to some contemporary industrial applications and approaches.
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December 8, 2022

Crown Van Gelder announces new direct mail inkjet paper

Crown Van Gelder recently launched their extended portfolio of Crown Letsgo High Performance, with 140 and 180 gsm – 7 and 9 pt caliper – for stiff but lighter one piece mailers and direct mail cards.
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December 8, 2022

Kento Hybrid: a new player for corrugated inkjet

Kento, a new player in press manufacturing plans to shake up the corrugated print market with a new hybrid concept, combining inkjet and flexo. This article looks at the press and the opportunities.
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December 7, 2022

Seven years of inkjet profiling

Settle in as we review nearly a decade of inkjet profiling with Canon, Screen and HP at IWCO Direct.
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December 6, 2022

Getting Better all the Time

Some changes in approach and attitude can yield business benefits without investment in software or hardware. Keep getting better!


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December 1, 2022

November 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

The fourth quarter momentum is growing. In October we covered 17 press installations at 16 companies and in November 19 presses at 17 companies. The bulk of the activity reported is in the US (12 presses) but also saw four in the EU, two in the UK, and one in Thailand.
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November 30, 2022

Wide Format Applications that Cross the Chasm

No matter what size or style production inkjet machine you have, if you want to expand your revenue streams into wide format, what you have may get you there.
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November 29, 2022

Begin With Customers’ Job to be Done

Leading with the customers job to be done is a powerful concept, but not every business is developing their products this way. Spend more time thinking about the customers outcomes and less time about their product attributes.
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November 21, 2022

You’re Invited to a Colorful Friendsgiving

Mary has a free color resource for her friends. Please register (for free) to download .ase files.
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November 17, 2022

Xaar Announces Aquinox Printhead

The new Aquinox printhead, capable of handling water-based fluids, fills a major gap in Xaar’s portfolio and will help it expand into new markets.
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November 16, 2022

New XAAR Aquinox Printhead Revolutionizes Reliable Aqueous Inkjet Printing

Xaar, the leading inkjet printing technology Group, has launched its revolutionary printhead – the Xaar Aquinox – delivering exceptional reliability, creativity, and sustainability for printing aqueous fluids.
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November 16, 2022

Printing Newspapers with Inkjet

Newspaper printing with inkjet can offer many benefits, however, interest by publishers remained low. The Kodak Prosper installations on the channel island of Jersey demonstrate a successful installation.
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November 15, 2022

Stop Leading With Your Solutions

Are you investing enough research in what the market needs? Or are you developing products and hoping something sticks?
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November 10, 2022

The Ricoh Pro Z75 B2 Inkjet Goes Into Beta

Even with Ricoh’s background in inkjet and cutsheet digital toner press manufacturing, developing a reliable larger format cutsheet industrial press takes a lot of research, testing, and time. With the Ricoh Pro Z75, this new B2+ press may really be a game changer.
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November 9, 2022

Wide Format Crossover Options in Inkjet

Traditionally, we think of wide-format as the home of popular roll and sheet-fed devices that have inkjet print heads mounted on rails, scanning back and forth across the substrate to build up the image.
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November 8, 2022

Print composition evolves in an omni-channel world

OpenText and Papyrus leading print/mail composition tools, are enhancing their products to support client migration to cloud and SaaS models for omni-channel communications. Clients are demanding product features for less technical users and a better UI. 


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November 3, 2022

October 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

In October, we are covering 17 inkjet press installations at 16 companies with six in the US, nine in Western Europe, one each in Turkey and China.

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