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April 25, 2023

Inline Quality Control for Inkjet

High end inkjet printers are increasingly addressing commercial print and high-end mailing markets, where print quality and consistency are paramount. Inline quality control systems can assure high print quality and additionally provide a quicker start-up and fewer manual interventions.
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April 11, 2023

March 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

We are reporting on 15 installations across 14 companies. A number of these companies have been very active in their inkjet acquisitions in the past year.
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March 23, 2023

Shopping for Inkjet at Hunkeler Innovation Days

Attendees at the Hunkeler Innovation Days conference were motivated to seek new solutions to address their labor challenges. Their goals were: improving automation, simplifying workflow, improved throughput, and decreasing manufacturing time.
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March 9, 2023

Picking Inkjet Winners Through 2027

A look at growth segments and growth drivers for inkjet presses through 2027.
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March 6, 2023

Hunkeler innovationdays 2023 – inkjet reaching maturity

The Hunkeler Innovationdays event evolved from an open house for web finishing into what is arguably the most important event for high volume digital printing.
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March 2, 2023

February 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

Our February report covering the tail end of 2022 into 2023, includes 12 presses in the US and 10 in Europe (plus 3 oldies from 2020 and 2021). We are finally seeing web-fed installations on par with sheet-fed after 7 months of reporting a tilt toward sheet-fed.
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February 28, 2023

Canon Announces ProStream 3000 Series, its Next Generation of High-speed, Web-fed Inkjet Printers for the Commercial Print Market

Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the ProStream 3000 series, the next generation of its high-speed, web-fed inkjet presses for commercial print.
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February 3, 2023

January 2023 Inkjet Installation Roundup

In January(ish) we are reporting on 15 press installations at 14 companies, down slightly from December. The pendulum has swung back to the US with 9 in the US, 4 in EU and 2 in UK as compared to December where we reported on 17 press installations with 12 of them in Europe and only 3 in US.
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January 12, 2023

December 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

The attention for December shifted back to Europe. We are reporting on 17 press installations with 12 of them in Europe as compared to November where 12 of 19 presses were installed in the US.
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December 29, 2022

The advent of a new year

The team at Druckerei Kyburz AG has shared a video of their Advent calendar running through autowinder, press and finishing to deliver 100% Digital, 100% Inline support for customer innovation.
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December 7, 2022

Seven years of inkjet profiling

Settle in as we review nearly a decade of inkjet profiling with Canon, Screen and HP at IWCO Direct.
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December 1, 2022

November 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

The fourth quarter momentum is growing. In October we covered 17 press installations at 16 companies and in November 19 presses at 17 companies. The bulk of the activity reported is in the US (12 presses) but also saw four in the EU, two in the UK, and one in Thailand.
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November 3, 2022

October 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

In October, we are covering 17 inkjet press installations at 16 companies with six in the US, nine in Western Europe, one each in Turkey and China.
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October 25, 2022

Production Inkjet Shopping Guide 3: Crossover Presses

Need a press to run the gamut of applications while delivering a great gamut of color? Check out our inkjet shopping guide. 


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October 14, 2022

September Inkjet Installation Roundup

For September, we became aware of six new inkjet installations, four in the U.S. and one each in Germany and France.
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October 6, 2022

Production Inkjet Shopping Guide 1 – Entry Level

This guide aims at providing an overview of the main inkjet presses available for commercial and document-oriented applications. This first in a four part series of articles will focus on entry and low volume devices, the most affordable presses in the market.
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September 29, 2022

New Resource to Help Transaction Printers Prepare for the Future – Free Whitepaper

“Where Transaction Printers Can Find Growth,” provides actionable guidance on evaluating three paths to profit for transaction printing companies seeking to de-risk their businesses as the volume of printed bills and statements continues its slow decline.
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September 16, 2022

Sheri Jammallo on Designer’s Guide to a New Generation of Inkjet – Video

Attendees at thINK Ahead 2022 back in July got a sneak peak of the latest in the Designer’s Guide series. I met with Sheri Jammallo at the event to review the early copies of the book.
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September 16, 2022

thINK and Canon Solutions America Launch the “Designer’s Guide to a New Generation of Inkjet”

This latest guide expands on available media, color capabilities and finishing, to highlight the latest inkjet capabilities. It provides best practices for design workflow when working with inkjet.
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September 14, 2022

August Inkjet Installation Roundup

I think it was too hot in Europe in August for inkjet users or their OEMs to tell us what was happening. It’s also prime vacation time in a log of locations. All of our new inkjet news last month came out of North America with six installations in the US and one in Canada.

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