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Industrial Print

This special interest area of WhatTheyThink focuses on emerging trends in the rapidly-growing area of industrial printing. It features commentary and analysis on technical and business trends in industrial printing including 3D Printing, industrial inkjet, functional printing and other areas printing technology is used within industrial applications and manufacturing.

Commentary & Analysis

Replicate the Real Thing

One of the fastest-growing applications in wide-format and industrial printing is textures. While a lot has been written about how these kinds of materials are printed, not much has been said about how these textures are created. This article looks at multi configuration scanners from METIS, used to capture high-quality, photorealistic reproductions of existing surfaces.


Beer Giant AB InBev Launches Trial “Direct Object Printing” for UK Market

This month, AB InBev will launch a campaign for its Beck’s brand in the UK using glass bottles that were printed via “direct object printing” inkjet technology. ABI has partnered with Dekron to develop its first UV printing line for high-speed inkjet digital printing of glass bottles. Ths article provides a brief overview of the campaign.


SensorKnits: A New Approach to Wearable Tech (Premium Content)

As part of our coverage of textiles and apparel, we look for interesting developments, both in the more conventional textiles and apparel market as it transitions to a more digital approach, as well as developments in technical textiles. In this article, we present the work being done at the MIT Media Lab to use knitting to embed conductive fibers in fabric in order to add functionality.


The Bürkle and EFI Partnership: A LIGNA 2019 Interview

During LIGNA 2019, Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends caught up with José Luis Ramón Moreno of EFI and Olaf Rohrbeck of Bürkle/LIGNA to learn more about the recently announced partnership between EFI and Robert Bürkle GmbH. This article provides a transcription of the interview.


Memjet for Packaging: DuraLink Entries Are Ramping Up

Memjet’s second-generation technology, DuraLink, achieved its first commercial placements from a few OEMs, and is now expanding into industrial applications. This article provides an overview of DuraLink technology, explores how it compares to VersaPass, and considers how Memjet’s offering may compare to more established industrial jetting technologies.


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News

Toyochem Develops Highly Flexible EMI Shielding Film for High-speed FPCs

LogoJet Announces Enhanced Edition: The UVx40R PLUS

Inkcups to Demonstrate Leading Pad and Laser Printing Systems at Impressions Expo 2020

Ceramic Inks Market Opportunities and Forecast Assessment, Size 2025

Kember Kreative Interiors Becomes First in North America to Purchase New EFI Cubik S700 Digital Printer

Inkcups to Showcase Industry Leading Printing Systems at Promotional Products Association International Expo (PPAI) 2020

Xaar’s 5-Step Service Enables Effective Inkjet Fluid Evaluation for Advanced Manufacturing Applications

Inkcups to Showcase High-Performance Printing Systems at Promotional Product Service Institute (PSI) 2020

MGI Achievements in Printed Electronics Honored with 2019 Oscar de l'Emballage Award

How to Print Directly on 42 cm Height Objects and 33 cm Diameter Round Barrel with Azon Matrix CUBEJET industrial solution

Flexible Printed Circuit Market to Witness Significant Growth in the Near Future 2027

Roland DG Launches SF-200 for Sensitive Applications – Even Children's Toys

InPrint Munich 2019: Three Days of Expert Talks, New Business and Effective Solutions

Fiberboard Packaging Market Outline, Surge and Forecast by Key Players 2025

Schreiner ProTech Develops RFID Labels for Electrostatic Discharge Containers

RadTech Announces 2020 Conference Program with Focus on Chemistry and Materials for UV LED and 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing

Avery Dennison to Acquire Smartrac’s RFID Inlay Business

Delo and Xaar Partner to Enable Ultra High Viscosity Jetting of Optical Materials

South Korea Gets its First Jetmaster

Inkcups Introduces the Revolution: New High-Speed Digital Cylinder Printer

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Video

Video preview: Printware announces their new full color mail solution based on HP FI-1000

Printware announces their new full color mail solution based on HP FI-1000

Published: October 9, 2019

Printware’s Tim Murphy talks about a new entry in the company’s iJetColor line of benchtop and industrial inkjet printing systems: the iJetColor Pro, a light industrial press based on the FI-1000 printhead technology from HP SPS, allowing customers to create short-run, personalized packaging.

 

Video preview: KAO Collins Offers Specialized Inks for Almost Any Application

KAO Collins Offers Specialized Inks for Almost Any Application

Published: May 16, 2019

Kristin Adams, Marketing Manager for KAO Collins talks with Kelley Holmes about the company’s vast portfolio of inkjet inks. KAO Collins works with nearly 90% of printhead manufacturers to offer specialized inks for many different digital applications and customized solutions. The company most recently launched its LUNAJET water-based inks for flexible food packaging.

 

Video preview: Engineered Printing Solutions Covers Many Substrates

Engineered Printing Solutions Covers Many Substrates

Published: May 14, 2019

Julian Joffe, President of Engineered Printing Solutions, talks about the history of the company and their ability to print on a variety of surfaces.

 

Video preview: Kodak Leaps Ahead in the Inkjet Flexible Packaging Market

Kodak Leaps Ahead in the Inkjet Flexible Packaging Market

Published: May 2, 2019

Rick Mazur of Kodak's Enterprise Inkjet Division talks with Kelley Holmes about the technological breakthroughs Kodak and Uteco have made in inkjet flexible packaging printing. Although inkjet adoption in flexible packaging has been slow, Kodak sees tremendous interest and potential for growth.

 

Video preview: Project Peacock Brings Print Education to the Marketing World

Project Peacock Brings Print Education to the Marketing World

Published: May 1, 2019

Deborah Corn of Print Media Centr talks about Project Peacock and the educational opportunities it provides to industry marketing experts and creatives.

 

Video preview: Design Pool Is an Interior Design Resource

Design Pool Is an Interior Design Resource

Published: April 30, 2019

Kristen Dettoni, Founder of Design Pool, talks about the company's online library of designs, and how Design Pool is a kind of Shutterstock for the commercial and residential interior design industry.

 

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