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April 2, 2019

Solving Quality Problems with NIR Drying – Video

Elizabeth Gooding interviews Dr. Kai Bär of Adphos Group, a leading expert on Near Infrared Drying, or NIR and inkjet. Discussion of the critical role that drying technology plays in achieving quality output with production inkjet.
April 1, 2019

Inkjet Printing Volumes Overtake Commercial

Production inkjet printing page volumes outstripped both traditional and toner-based page volumes in the first quarter of 2019 for the first time in the history of printing.
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March 28, 2019

Navigating Paper Selection – Video

Tina Moylan, Director of Inkjet Specialty Products at Pixelle, shares insight into the complex world of paper and how to navigate the options for production inkjet printers to achieve optimal quality and the best value proposition.
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March 27, 2019

Build Your Own Inkjet – Software & Hardware – Video

Elizabeth Gooding and Martin Bailey discuss the role of software in building a custom inkjet solution. Martin is the Chief Technology Officer with Global Graphics software.
March 26, 2019

Why Consider Specialty Inks and Print Modules?

Since the dawn of the age of high-speed inkjet presses buyers of those presses have been encouraged to buy their ink from the hardware vendor. Good reasons were given, including concerns about contaminating print heads and print quality. The reasons still stand – but options are emerging.
March 25, 2019

Solimar Systems and Canon Solutions America Announce Strategic Alliance

The new combined offering will provide enhanced print workflow solutions for the professional printing community.
March 25, 2019

Make Samples Demonstrate “Best Practices”

Make Samples Demonstrate “Best Practices.” Show your customers inkjet print samples that show the best practices for design, ink coverage, image complexity and quality and use of relevant personalization. Be your own object lesson and customers will learn how to use inkjet effectively.
March 21, 2019

Used Inkjet and the Golden Ticket

Are OEMs buying up all the used inkjet printers to keep them off the market? Why is it so hard to find a used device? If you actually find one, here are some things to know.
March 21, 2019

FUJIFILM Dimatix to Showcase Innovative Inkjet Technologies at LOPEC 2019 in Germany

Release Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Press release from the issuing company FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. will demonstrate its piezoelectric inkjet technology and its high performance MEMS based drop-on-demand printheads at the
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March 19, 2019

What Happens When You have Paper Problems? – Video

Tina Moylan, Director of Inkjet Specialty Products at Pixelle, gives insights into practices for mitigating paper problems and partnering with your paper mill and equipment manufacturer to resolve print quality and paper issues.
March 19, 2019

Using Your Inkjet Press for Finished Samples

Inkjet is still new to the masses and its differences are easier to “see” than verbally explain. Seems crazy, but this is why we use these multi-million dollar print workflows for one or two finished proofs.
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March 14, 2019

A Market Map Puts Everything in Perspective

Inkjet Insight maps out I.T. Strategies North American print volume data to explore opportunities for production inkjet technologies. The map looks packaging, publishing, and document application categories. Production inkjet has been successful with applications that have light ink coverage printed on uncoated stocks … namely, transactional, direct mail, and some book applications. Many of these applications were converted from high-speed roll-fed toner devices and inkjet provided economic and process benefits and by adding color. Inkjet also provided the ability to add value to printed pages. It’s useful to look at the entire market to help put this area of success in perspective and to think about the requirements for expanding adoption.
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March 12, 2019

Accept Your Workflow Limits

Few companies have embraced the concept that production workflow in a competitive organization is something that needs to be continuously improved. Only when we understand and accept the limits of our workflow can we be cognizant of ways to improve it.
March 8, 2019

SGIA Takes the Lead on Digital Inkjet Specs

Printers, manufacturers, software designers, color experts will contribute expertise.
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March 1, 2019

Print, Paper and 2030 with Marco Boer – Video

Marco Boer of I.T. Strategies discusses his concern about paper pricing, and the shift in paper supply to the packaging market and other supply chain issues driving up inkjet costs. Find out what he has to say about the year 2030.
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February 26, 2019

Tips for Inkjet Print Samples – Video

Mary Schilling and Pat McGrew discuss inkjet print samples to be found at Hunkeler Innovation Days and provide tips for OEMs on showing their equipment in the best light. Great ideas for inkjet OEMS that translate into a useful checklist for printing companies as well.
February 26, 2019

HP expands PageWide Web Press capabilities at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019

Release Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Press release from the issuing company Highlights: Multi-Roll Print Mode in HP’s Smart Mode Suite delivers continuous printing for up to 15% higher productivity
February 26, 2019

Paper Partners Meet in the Mountains

At Hunkeler Innovation Days, media developers Arctic Paper, Crown Van Gelder (CVG), Drewsen, Mitsubish and Mondi gathered to showcase their array of media products compatible with inkjet printers and finishing.
February 25, 2019

SCREEN Expands Truepress Jet520NX High-Speed Inkjet Press Lineup

Truepress Family to Include Entry-Level Model and High-Speed Monochrome Options
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February 25, 2019

Our Take: “Success with Automation” Panel at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019

Elizabeth Gooding and Pat McGrew recap the key messages from the opening panel at Hunkeler Innovation Days in Luzerne Switzerland. 

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