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June 10, 2024

Cutsheet Inkjet Has Arrived!

This year at drupa 2024, we saw many new B2 and B1 cutsheet presses. Here are the seven that were there. Missing (not at drupa) are the Canon B2 and Agfa Speedset.
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May 7, 2024

Summary of Drupa 2024 inkjet announcements Production Print

Part 1 of our cheat sheet on drupa inkjet launches and first looks.
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April 9, 2024

Komori unveils B2 UV Inkjet

Limited details are available Komori’s new J-Throne 29 which will make its debut at drupa 2024.
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April 5, 2024

Komori to Unveil the J-throne 29 Next Generation Digital Press at drupa 2024

Press release from the issuing company Release date: April 2, 2024 Komori Corporation announced today the introduction of the J-throne 29, a 29-inch sheetfed UV inkjet digital printing system that
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November 9, 2023

Autumn Roundup – September-October 2023 Inkjet Installations

Our latest report shows 46 presses from 18 different OEMs installed at 39 companies.
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January 11, 2022

December Inkjet Installation Roundup – 2021 Look Back

Our installation roundup this month includes a bonus look back at 101 inkjet buyers and their selected presses in 2021 in addition to coverage of December 21.
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August 13, 2021

June/July Inkjet Installation Roundup

We learned of 11 new inkjet installs: 2 in the US, 6 in Europe, 1 each in China and the UAE. Most activity was in Labels & Packaging with 2 corrugated installs and 3 label presses.
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October 21, 2020

Lane Changers and Game Changers

Inkjet is allowing printers to do more things with a single press, and fewer companies associated with any particular application segment are staying in their own lane.
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August 18, 2020

Inkjet Printing Consolidations – What’s in it for You?

Managers cringe when they learn their inkjet technology vendors are consolidating. Whether a merger, acquisition, or partnership, they fear monopolistic practices that increase costs, reduce choice, and constrain innovation will result. But should they worry?
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August 6, 2020

Cutsheet Inkjet in Europe

In previous editions of this series I wrote about the main applications production inkjet is being used for, focusing mostly on roll-fed inkjet – the dominant production method so far. This is different for cutsheet inkjet, which is far more versatile and is used across a number of applications.
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June 2, 2020

Status of Inkjet in Online print

One of the fastest growing markets in commercial print is online printing. It rather describes a process than a type of printing company or print application, but yet we tend to know what is meant with the term: a printing company that conducts the majority of their transactions via a web interface.
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May 13, 2020

Combining at the Fold – Komori Acquiring MBO

With MBO Komori is acquiring a solid post-press equipment manufacturer, having achieved sales of €51.7 million in 2018. This is helping to diversify the Komori product portfolio. MBO serves a fairly stable market as folding is an essential part of many print production processes regardless of using analogue or digital print. MBO can also be a door opener into printing companies Komori had no good access to before.
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March 19, 2020

The Inkjet Printing Market in Europe – Package Printing

Ralf Schlozer looks at how uptake for inkjet differs based on the packaging market addressed and identifies rapid changes happening in the market. Includes highlights of major adopters of various inkjet packaging technologies.
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March 4, 2020

The Inkjet Production Printing Market in Europe – Commercial and Specialty Printing

Ralf Schlozer takes a careful look at aspects of the commercial printing market in Europe and where inkjet has and has not penetrated. Key adopters of different inkjet options are referenced along with expectations for future development.
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January 28, 2020

The Top 4 Drying Methods for Inkjet

Just as there are many types of inkjet printheads and ink, there are many types of processes for inkjet drying. Most printers combine several processes to create a drying solution. Ralf Schlozer discusses the fundamental factors related to drying in document and packaging printing environments including absorption, phase change, radiation and evaporation. It’s dry – but important.
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January 7, 2020

Inkjet Insight Production Inkjet Market Survey on Print Quality Measurement and Paper Qualification

Our latest research surveys production inkjet users on  requirements for print quality measurement when qualifying papers for use on inkjet presses and their satisfaction with OEM services related to meeting those requirements. Executive summary available to all. Premium members can download 18 page report.
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November 1, 2019

Experience, Relationships and Inkjet in the Commercial Printing Marketplace – Free Download

Get the latest Inkjet Insight white paper “Experience, Relationships and Inkjet in the Commercial Printing Marketplace.” Download for free compliments of Komori.
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October 23, 2019

Komori Impremia NS40 Beta Site Announced – B1 Sheet Inkjet

Press Release from Issuing Company Komori Corporation announces it has reached an agreement with Shinwa Factory to conduct field testing of the 40-inch Sheetfed Nanographic Printing® System, Impremia NS40.   
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October 21, 2019

Marco Boer on Sheet-Fed Inkjet Trends – Video

Where are OEMS most likely to invest their R&D dollars? Marco Boer of I.T. Strategies joins again for an overview of the factors impacting investment in B1, B2 and B3 sheet-fed presses from OEM and customer perspectives.
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October 16, 2019

Production Inkjet Tradeshow Shopping Guide Part 3 – Inkjet Trends

When shopping for inkjet, take a look at the many ways OEMs are handling compatibility with offset gloss coated stocks. Also consider hybrid and DIY inkjet and, as always, don’t forget the software. Here’s what you need to know.

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