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August 22, 2023

Practical Advice for Prepress Automation in L&P

Every label and packaging press has unique characteristics that influence your prepress toolkit. Read this before you build your shopping list for LabelExpo.
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August 17, 2023

2023 Mid-Year Inkjet Installation Roundup

Between January and June 2023, we verified 58 press installations at 55 companies. While the trend we had been seeing for press formats was sheet-fed edging out roll-fed, over the first 6 months of 2023 we found a few more roll-fed than sheet-fed presses to report.
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August 16, 2023

Build Your Interviewing Skills

Dan Adams is back with his latest in his Growth & Innovation series and explains how to apply probing questions in your customer interviews.
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August 15, 2023

Unpacking Inkjet Sustainability

A technical assessment of the meaning of sustainability in terms of inkjet formulation choices within the context of different inkjet market uses
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August 10, 2023

It’s an industrial revolution!

Learn about Innovation in Industrial Inkjet on September 12 at 1 p.m. ET with Mark Bale and Elizabeth Gooding
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August 10, 2023

Inkjet Shopping Guide: Label Presses – Part 1

Labels are a large and growing market for inkjet presses with more than 25 suppliers serving the market. The buyer’s guide for label presses discusses segments, major decision criteria, and products currently on offer by segment. Part 1 introduces the main segments and printers available in the entry-level segment.
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August 9, 2023

The Impact of Pigment Binder Inks

Inkjet ink and fabric compatibility is complex. It doesn’t have to be.
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August 8, 2023

Eric Chung on the Canon ProStream 3000

A look at the productivity and efficiency enhancements in the ProStream 3000.
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August 3, 2023

It’s Time for Web-to-Pack Enabled by Inkjet!

Web-to-pack requires an expanded definition of the key processes that ensure the ability to run at capacity, especially when integrating inkjet into the process.
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August 2, 2023

XAAR Expands Versatex Range With New Printbar for Label and Packaging Printing

Xaar has launched its Versatex Printbar, enabling specialist label and flexible packaging producers to digitally print the highest opacity whites and colors and add a wide range of features to their existing presses.
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August 2, 2023

The Production Inkjet Evolution: Canon Production Cut-Sheet Inkjet

In 2011, I began a series that looked at the then-current production inkjet vendor product offerings, and over the years continued to look at how they were being, or could be, used. In this article, I look at Canon cut-sheet production inkjet.
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August 1, 2023

Mimaki reveals new technologies

Nessan Cleary talks to Mimaki’s president and CEO, Kazuaki Ikeda about a new textile printer, a new inkset, and an interesting approach to circular recycling.
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July 27, 2023

The new trend for transaction printers is sheet-fed inkjet

Sheetfed inkjet presses like the Kyocera TASKalfa 15000c can help transaction printers do more.
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July 26, 2023

It’s Fun to Play with the T-C-O-P!

Printers! There’s a thing you should know! I said, Printers! To keep track of your dough! You can make more, and I’m sure you will do
 what you need to increase revenue! (sung to YMCA!)
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July 25, 2023

Industrial Inkjet: Optimizing Purpose Built Color

Getting control of color in an industrial inkjet environment requires understanding everything that can go wrong in the entire process.
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July 20, 2023

Production Inkjet Evolution: HP Preprint Corrugated

A look at the evolution of HP’s preprint corrugated offerings in the run-up to drupa
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July 19, 2023

For Ink Delivery Systems It’s okay to suck!

The inkjet paradox – sometimes it’s not only okay to suck – you have to excel at it. A look at ink delivery systems for inkjet developers.
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July 18, 2023

All Things to All People…

One press is like dating. Multiple processes is married with children. Mike Todryk shares his inkjet experience.
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July 13, 2023

Production Inkjet Evolution: Kodak

A look at the evolution of Kodak’s production inkjet over 6 decades in the run-up to drupa 2024.
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July 12, 2023

June 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

The report for this month includes 18 presses at 18 companies and the word of the month is LABELS! One third of the reported installations were roll-fed label presses and some companies made notable additions to existing inkjet fleet.

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