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June 1, 2022

Hardening Data Driven Print – Part 1

Hardening is a process that IT and cybersecurity people use to guard against threats like malware and ransomware, but also to ensure that customer data remains unexposed as it is gathered, processed, used in business applications, and included in customer-facing communications.
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May 31, 2022

Toyo-Morton Presents New Bio-based, High-solids Laminating Adhesives

High-solids design reduces CO2 emissions during coating by about 25%
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May 31, 2022

Avoid the “Second Order” Effect

Growth and innovation strategies rarely happen without some bumps, but hopefully you can do it without expanding the rat population in your town.
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May 26, 2022

Bobst: Building a Digital Strategy

Bobst has been widely in the news recently when the Digital Master Series was launched. While it is an interesting product by itself it gives a valuable insight into Bobst’s product and technology strategy.
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May 25, 2022

Create Your Own Silver Lining

Don’t let old thinking drive you away from a potential solution to some of your hiring problems (or set you up for an age discrimination lawsuit.) A silver-haired workforce might be just what you need right now.
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May 24, 2022

RFP Checklist – Software Requirements

Software requirements are critical to getting the most out of an inkjet solution. We recommend doing a thorough SW analysis before investing in hardware. Premium members can access the Inkjet Insight Software Requirements Worksheet here.
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May 24, 2022

Extend Your Time Horizon

There’s no question that what you put in is fundamental to what you get out of the process. Enjoy the next 2 minutes in the Growth and Innovation series.
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May 19, 2022

Value Stream Mapping in Inkjet. Finding the Easy Win

The economics make inkjet attractive for short to medium runs, with the inherent flexibility and variable content capability valued by print companies and their customers.
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May 18, 2022

Setting Up Papers in a Challenging Paper Market

Getting the paper you need when you need it has become a daily challenge for all printers, and IWCO Direct is no exception.
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May 17, 2022

Free Whitepaper – Improving TCO and Customer Satisfaction with Inkjet

This 12 page white paper covers the many ways that priming and coatings for inkjet reduce the total cost of ownership and improve product satisfaction for press buyers and their customers.
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May 12, 2022

Opening Opportunities – The Latest Inkjet in Folding Carton Print

Folding carton offers a huge opportunity for inkjet printing, yet the market is barely being addressed. This article will look at the inkjet press options available and future options being developed.
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May 11, 2022

Transitioning From Conventional Print to Production Inkjet

IWCO Direct has been a leader in the production inkjet space for more than ten years. We have a large fleet of Canon ColorStream 3900s and Screen Truepress Jet520HDs, and
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May 10, 2022

Beware The Commodity Death Spiral

Two minutes on how to avoid the commodity death spiral. This is a familiar story, but if you don’t want it to be about you, tune into the next chapter in our Growth and Innovation series with Dan Adams.
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May 5, 2022

Coating and Varnishing for Inkjet

Coating & varnishing can add value to a print and is often used in commercial print. However, adoption in inkjet still lags. This articles looks at the reasons behind, changes in adoption and markets for growth.
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May 4, 2022

Folding Carton and Inkjet

Printing solutions are available in many configurations and price ranges, from those that print a single box at a time to those supporting high volume production printing. They all share a common goal to produce a package that is functional and ensures the consumer of the brand and product it contains.
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May 3, 2022

Rethink Those Major Initiatives

Next up in our Growth and Innovation series, Dan Adams says we should rethink our major initiatives and the focus of our efforts.
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April 28, 2022

Ceramic Printing – Single Pass Additive Manufacturing

More about the fascinating process that is evolving from a hybrid analog/digital workflow into a highly digitised manufacturing with more similarities to 3D printing techniques like binder jetting but done in true single-pass.
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April 27, 2022

How to Build Sustainability into Your Strategy – Part 2

Inkjet printing and marking technology in late-stage manufacturing has been around for decades, enabled by the integration of print modules within the manufacturing environment.
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April 26, 2022

B2B Growth Series: Catching the Innovation Wave

Dan Adams continues with the Growth & Innovation series taking a look at the historical perspective of the quality, productivity and innovation waves in operational management. Quick, to the point and valuable insights for companies seeking to advance through innovation.
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April 26, 2022

Replay: Understanding Priming and Post-Coating for Inkjet

With severe challenges in getting substrates to print on, it’s never been more important to understand how priming and coatings for inkjet contribute to substrate compatibility, color vitality, print quality, durability, flexibility and cost efficiency. There are many options for the application of these important fluids as well as variations in chemistry to drive performance and compatibility with different inks and substrates.

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