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August 2, 2022

RICOH Announces Upgrade for Pro VC70000 (Pro VC70000e)

RICOH adds priming (undercoating) option to Pro VC70000 press to expand media compatibility along with RICOH Supervisor™, AI and ML tech. The Pro VC70000e is field-upgradeable and interchangeable with existing VC70000 models.
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July 14, 2022

June 2022 Inkjet Installation Roundup

Overall, there are 12 companies in the June report with 13 inkjet presses. Of those presses, five are in the EU, three are in the US, and two each are in Australia and England.
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March 17, 2022

Is Inkjet Environmentally Unfriendly?

The focus on sustainability is gathering steam among consumers, print buyers and other organisations involved. The more surprising it is to see digital printing, specifically inkjet, being labelled not environmentally friendly by the Royal Mail.
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February 17, 2022

Si-MEMS Heads – What is the Fuss About?

In this article we explain a little more about why we hear so much about this buzz-phrase with reference to latest print head technology and try and explain a little print head manufacturing jargon along the way.
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January 13, 2022

Inkjet for Decorative Surfaces

The amazing thing about inkjet is the number of applications inkjet has managed to penetrate by offering short runs that generate freedom of design.
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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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January 6, 2022

Going Green with Plant-Based Ink from Ricoh

Ricoh launched a plant-based ink, promising strong environmental benefits. The ink is available for integrators in packaging print and other markets.
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November 5, 2021

October Inkjet Installation Roundup

We tracked 9 press installations this month at 8 companies and not a single packaging or label press among them. Check out the latest inkjet installation roundup.
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October 28, 2021

Research Report: The Inkjet Supply Chain for Custom Systems Development

Download our latest research on custom inkjet development from the perspective of integration component suppliers and service providers.
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October 27, 2021

Regional Perspectives: A Timeline of Continuous-Feed Inkjet Installations in Russia

Oleg Litvinov covers what the inkjet landscape has been over the past 10 years in Russia.
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August 26, 2021

Resources for Industrial Inkjet Developers

Quick comparison of industrial inkjet printhead capabilities from our friends at ImageXpert
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June 7, 2021

May Inkjet Installation Roundup

In May we learned of 8 new production inkjet installs with 3 in the US and 5 in Europe. The majority were 2-up roll fed, plus roll/rollpack for labels. Big
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May 7, 2021

Monthly Inkjet Installation Roundup April

This month we learned of 13 new production inkjet installs with 10 in the US and 3 in Europe.
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March 17, 2021

Pivoting to Inkjet with Direct Technologies

Richard Hawes of Direct Technologies shares an inkjet journey that delivered $13 million in new revenue along the way.
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February 25, 2021

Does Inkjet Really Need to Go Faster?

High speed inkjet already outstrips most sheetfed offset. With run lengths falling, do we really need to go faster?
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February 17, 2021

The First Mover Advantage for Inkjet

It’s easy to understand why OEMs want to be first to the market with new technology and that they need beta customers to succeed, but why would a printing business want to take a risk on unproven technology?
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February 15, 2021

Monthly Inkjet Installation Roundup – January 2021

Our monthly Inkjet Installation Roundup for January includes 16 new installs with 6 in the US and 10 in Europe. Sign in to learn more.
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January 28, 2021

Ink Estimating Survey Report

We surveyed production inkjet users on their use of and satisfaction with ink estimating tools. Executive summary available to all. Premium members can download full report.
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January 12, 2021

3D Printing in 2021: What is in the Future for Printing Companies?

Global supply chain issues in 2020 raised awareness of 3D printing’s potential as printing companies raced to produce protective equipment. Will 2021 bring expanded use of 3D printing among printers?
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January 7, 2021

Large Format Printing on Page-Wide Inkjet Presses

Posters, banners, signage – there is a large group of print applications that are based on a large format, unfolded sheet and usually printed single sided. Admittedly, what exactly constitutes a “large format” is up for discussions.

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