January 15, 2019

2019 Inkjet Predictions – Part 1

Inkjet Insight considers developments in the production inkjet market for 2019. Part 1 covers topics including supply chain issues, page volume growth strategies, and new market opportunities. Part 2 of this series will cover product announcements that we anticipate throughout the year.
January 15, 2019

Screen Launches New Truepress Jet520HD+ at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2019

Screen Europe is pleased to announce its participation at Hunkeler innovationsdays 2019 (HID 2019), where its new Truepress Jet520HD+(plus) press will make its debut. Under the theme ‘Digital Everywhere!’ Screen’s exhibit will reflect the major international impact of digital printing and the company’s ability to lead change.
January 14, 2019

Georgia-Pacific To Exit Communication Papers Business; Port Hudson Communication Papers And Pulping Operations To Shut Down

Georgia-Pacific announced today that it is exiting the communication papers business following an assessment of its long-term competitive position in a declining market.
January 14, 2019

Designer’s Guide to Inkjet Meets Dear Client

Debora Haskel of IWCO Direct discusses how marketing professionals can get the most value and best results from printers using two recently published resources.
January 13, 2019

Inkjet Insight Presents at IMI Inkjet Conference Feb 6-8, 2019

Mary Schilling will will be discussing voids in the inkjet training process from development to customer integration. Join Mary for this in depth discussion covering high speed and industrial inkjet markets at the Inkjet Conference in Orlando.
January 11, 2019

Closure of a GP Paper Mill

Another blow for the publishing marketannounced by Georgia Pacific. GP is closing the communications paper division of its Port Hudson facility, as well as the wood yard, pulp mill and energy complex that support it.
January 8, 2019

Learning from the Experts in 2018

One of the great things about being a partner at Inkjet Insight is that I get to talk to really interesting people and, in many cases, capture them on video. Over the course of 2018 we recorded some great advice from industry strategists, OEM execs and companies that have acquired inkjet for a wide range of application types. Here are some highlights.
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January 7, 2019

Is 2019 Your Year to Join Inkjet Insight? – Video

Marco Boer of IT Strategies has lots of reasons why 2019 should be your year to register and support Inkjet Insight.
January 6, 2019

The Price of Ink and the Cost of Ink are Different

The price of ink and the cost of ink are different. For some applications, paying for a high-end inkjet ink can reduce drying costs, allow production on lower cost papers and streamline workflows by allowing more work to be produced on the same device. Price per liter and true cost are not the same.
December 12, 2018

Inkjet Insight – 2018 Year in Review

This article summarizes the top articles published by Inkjet Insight in 2018 and reviews the progress we have made to fulfill our mission to be the most valuable source of unbiased information for companies evaluating and using production inkjet. We know that there are many exciting announcements coming in 2019 and look forward to sharing in this journey with our community.
December 11, 2018

Memjet and MGI Form Strategic Inkjet Technology Partnership

MGI becomes a Global OEM partner and integrates Memjet’s DuraLink inkjet technology into its new B1 Inkjet Printing and Embellishment Press for high-volume print and packaging markets
December 11, 2018

Heavy Ink Coverage and Twice the Drying Power

Printing from the first tower allows ink twice as long to dry helping reduce roller build up and print defects in finishing.
December 10, 2018

Strategic Technology Stack for Production Inkjet

Andy Gordon discusses the strategic role of production inkjet and the importance of developing a technology stack to drive business transformation. He discusses an NPR Freakonomics interview with Ford Motor Company’s CEO, Jim Hackett and the lessons to be learned that can apply to the printing industry.
December 4, 2018

Two Sides of Coated Paper

If you are using inkjet coated or primed offset coated paper, different papers will have different porosity levels on each side of the sheet.
December 3, 2018

Color Management of Inkjet Printing on Textiles

I entered this with a fair amount of naivete. I had heard that the romance between inkjet and cloth was just starting to get steamy. The idea of customizable fashion where someone can upload a design and have a dress printed and shipped that day is alluring.
November 27, 2018

Inkjet Needs Maintenance Too

Like all mechanical printing technologies, inkjet requires maintenance. We often forget that ink and dust build up that happens with conventional printing and toner units can also impact inkjet equipment.
November 26, 2018

Shift Happens… Know Your Workflow

Inkjet is data driven. Understanding design to RIP process and documenting is important when it comes to color alignment in your workflow.
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November 20, 2018

Xerox Discusses Considerations for Inkjet in In-Plant Operations – Video

Steve Welkley, Vice President of Production Inkjet Sales with Xerox discusses how the Xerox production inkjet products, such as the Xerox Brenva HD, and Xerox Rialto 900, address in-plant requirements in regards to price point and footprint.
November 19, 2018

Shift Happens… So Measure

Color shifts can happen, and when it does, it may become unacceptable and even embarrassing when they are visually obvious. For our first segment of our Color Shift Happens series, we will discuss why it is important to add industry proven methods to evaluate color.
November 15, 2018

Shift Happens

Have you ever received a pdf file which called for bright red or a blue shade, but didn’t print correctly with colors visually different from what the customer was targeting? Shift can happen from paper to paper or from device to device. It can even happen to the same color printed in different areas on the same page in certain conditions. Color shift is any change which is unexpected and doesn’t meet customer expectations.

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