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.
November 14, 2018

Fujifilm Announces the All-New J Press 750S, Fastest Full Color B2 Production Digital Inkjet Press on the Market

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces the all-new third generation J Press 750S, available in North America by year-end.
November 14, 2018

OSG Billing Services Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire NCP Solutions

OSG Billing Services (OSG), a leading provider of omnichannel billing and payment solutions, customer engagement and critical customer communication management, today announced plans to acquire NCP Solutions, LLC (NCP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Harland Clarke Corp.
November 13, 2018

Ricoh to acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH

Release Date: Monday, November 12, 2018 Press release from the issuing company As Co-Founder, shareholder and Managing Director/CEO in charge of ColorGATE since its founding, I’m delighted to inform you
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November 13, 2018

Katherine Versteegh Discusses Considerations for Acquiring an Inkjet Press – Video

Katherine Versteegh, Senior Vice President, A.B. Data discusses the process they used to evaluate and acquire their first production inkjet press and lessons learned along the way.
November 13, 2018

Inkjet Economics – Operating Costs – Part 2 of 3

When looking at a big ticket item like a production inkjet device, the one with the lowest price may seem like the best choice. The cost of the machine is the big number (the race car) that will play the smallest role in total cost of ownership. It’s the operating costs that can make or break your return on investment.
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November 9, 2018

Not-So-Simple Discussion of Inkjet Economics – Part 1 of 3

Part 1 of a 3 part series on inkjet economics. Part 1 begins with guidance on creating good assumptions for the basis of your inkjet evaluation.
November 7, 2018

Appvion Announces Price Increase

Better order your paper now, another price increase is just in time for the holidays.
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November 6, 2018

Xerox Offers Affordable Entry Point for Transaction Printing – Video

Steve Welkley, Vice President of Production Inkjet Sales with Xerox discusses how the Xerox production inkjet product line offers an affordable entry point for companies producing transaction print applications. He highlights the Xerox Brenva HD and Xerox Rialto 900.
November 6, 2018

The Strategic Press Decision

This article discusses the role of strategic planning in making equipment acquisition decisions and highlights the use of the Ansoff product-market matrix as a tool to help with brainstorming and planning.
November 5, 2018

US Postal Service Encouraging Variable Printing

2019 Personalized Color Transpromo Promotion   US Postal service is encouraging mailers of color messaging to sign up for the discount mailing promotion.  They are offering an upfront postage discount to
November 2, 2018

Glatfelter Paper Rebrands to Pixelle Speciality Solutions

“To the inkjet world changing their name to Pixelle is quite fitting as it is Glatfelter’s performance inkjet brand compatible on high speed inkjet devices.” -Mary Schilling Find Pixelle Performance
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November 1, 2018

EFI’s Earnings Call Highlights Nozomi

Most inkjet printer manufacturers are either private (Durst) or part of a larger public company for which inkjet is only an element of their portfolio (HP, Canon, Ricoh, etc), so
November 1, 2018

Zanders: Price Increase as of January 1st 2019

Paper producer Zanders will increase the prices for all deliveries from 1 January 2019. The amount of the price increase will be individually discussed depending on the individual product, the respective market and customer.
October 31, 2018

Rich Black in Images Shouldn’t Be Scary

Producing quality rich blacks and image details with inkjet can become a scary task. Learn how to control black details (shadows) by understanding the ink/paper/profile combinations that are spooking your results. Happy Halloween.
October 31, 2018

The Value in OEM Inkjet Inks

Have you ever wondered why it is difficult to find 3rd party ink suppliers for production inkjet devices? Mark Bale discusses the pros and cons of OEM supplied inkjet inks versus 3rd party and the key questions to ask if considering working with 3rd-party ink developers.
October 30, 2018

Get the Specs and Read Them

Before signing your inkjet deal, get the specs for power, ceiling height, load-bearing, square footage, humidity and more. You may find that changes need to be made to your environment that add cost and delay installation. Measure (at least) twice before you buy.

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